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| March 22, 2013 | 3 Comments

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Today
Bishop Exhibit — Japanese-American World War II Nisei Soldiers and the Congressional Gold Medal Exhibit honoring the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the Military Intelligence Service, are on display now through April 14 at Bishop Museum. Call 848-4190 for more details.

Ford Island Bridge 10K —  Registration ends today, March 22, for the 16th annual Ford Island Bridge 10K, set for 7 a.m., April 6, beginning and ending at the Ford Island Bridge at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Fee is $25 civilian; $20 active duty military, family members, retirees and DOD employees. Late fee is $30, online only. Visit www.active.com or www.greatlifehawaii.com.

Pacific Roller Derby League — Doors open at 7:30 p.m., March 22, at the Palama Settlement Gymnasium, 810 N. Vineyard Dr. Tickets are $7 at door; keiki 12 and under are free.  Visit www.pacificrollerderby.com.

23 / Saturday
Easter “Eggstravaganza” — An event for the entire family, with activities, games and an Easter egg hunt, 9 a.m.-noon, March 23, at Koko Head District Park. All participants receive a goodie bag.

25 / Monday
Commissary — Regularly scheduled early bird shopping, 8-9 a.m., March 25, will not be held due to a scheduled power outage from 7:30-8:30 a.m.  Normal Commissary shopping hours will begin at 9 a.m.

Passover — Scheduled community observances include:
•Community Seder (for Aloha Jewish Chapel, Temple Emannuel and SOF Marov congregations) at Hale Koa Hotel. Doors open at 6 p.m.; Sedar begins at 6:30 p.m.
Kosher Meal and Haggadah reading. Active duty military and family members are $50 per person. Contact Dan Bender, dbender@honolulu.gov, or call 387-9284.
•Chabad Seders offers two communal Seders: 7 p.m., Monday, March 25, and 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 26. Scheduled at Chabad of Hawaii, Ala Moana Hotel.
Make reservations by calling 735-8161 or info@chabadofhawaii.com.

29 / Friday
Seafood Roadshow — The SB Commissary will feature a seafood roadshow display, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., March 29-30.

30 / Saturday
Easter Festival — Enjoy free keiki rides, make and take crafts, photo opps with the Easter bunny and more, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., March 30, at Wahiawa Shopping Center/Town Center.
A free Easter egg hunt for children ages 3-9 begins at 11 a.m. Call 221-2774 or visit www.wahiawashoppingcenter.com.

Spring has Sprung — Mililani Town Shopping Center hosts activities, including a petting zoo, crafts, games and photos with the Easter bunny for a fee. Visit www.mililanishoppingcenter.com.

April

8 / Monday
AMR Lane Closure —Portions of Aliamanu Drive between Okamura Road and west of Ama Drive, and the intersection of Skyview Loop and Bunker Access Road, will be partially closed, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., April 8-26, for installation of a new eight-inch waterline.
There will be one-way traffic at all times, and two-way traffic during non-work hours.
The project schedule is subject to change pending weather delays. Project manager is Tammy Luke, 835-4078.

Ongoing
Tax Center — All Army, Reserve, Guard, family members and retirees are eligible for free tax service assistance. Tax centers are open at SB and FS. Call 655-1040 or visit www.facebook.com/hawaiiarmytaxcenters/info.

Free College Level Exam — The Schofield Army Education Center offers CLEP and DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) every Tuesday, from 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., and Fridays, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., SB Education Center, Bldg. 560, Rm. 214.
Testers must arrive two hours before closing time to provide ample time to complete the tests. Study guides are available at the Learning Resource Center, Rm. 203. Visit hpunationaltestingcenters.wordpress.com/about/

Macomb Gate — Macomb Gate will be open to both inbound and outbound traffic, 5 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Friday, during roundabout construction. However, both inbound-outbound traffic patterns will change; main access to and from Schofield Barracks will be through Leilehua Avenue.
Due to housing area proximity, additional consideration for area residents is asked, including turning off or lowering car radio volume, watching for pedestrians and reducing vehicle speed.
The Directorate of Emergency Services will continue to conduct traffic assessment and implement changes and alleviate traffic congestion. The community is asked to be patient, to allow extra time to access the installation and to ensure required IDs are ready before approaching gates to speed access control requirements.

Free Study Programs — In alliance with the Department of Defense, eKnowledge is donating $200 SAT and ACT training programs to military families worldwide. Students select the training they need. Call 951-256-4076.

Children’s Waiting Room — The ASYMCA Children’s Waiting Room offers on-site child care for healthy children whose parents or siblings have medical appointments in any of the Schofield clinics or at TAMC. No fee is charged.
SB weekday hours are 8 a.m.-noon, and 1-4 p.m.; TAMC hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 433-8410 (SB) or 833-1185 (TAMC).

Family Night Programs — AMR and Schofield chapels invite the public to family night programs. The weekly event features dinner, classes and activities for ages 4 through high school and adults.
A nursery service, staffed by CYSS, is provided for children ages 6 months-4 years who are registered with CYSS or CDC.
Weekly schedule follows:
•AMR Chapel Family Spiritual Resiliency Night, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
•Schofield Chapel Family Spiritual Resiliency Night, Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Call 833-8175 (SB) or 839-4319 (AMR).

Latchum Road Closure — CW Latchum Road, between Lauhala and Airdrome roads, will be fully closed, 24/7, for reconstruction and site work.
Project completion is scheduled for December 2014 pending delays.

 

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  1. Leonor | October 4, 2014
  1. Byron says:

    There is an error on the Community Calendar. CLEP and DSST testing on Schofield Barracks is held on Tuesdays only, from 0900-1700. The article correctly states that candidates must start the exam two hours prior to closing time to accomodate evening classes.

    • haw says:

      Thank you for the updated information on the times of this program. It has been updated on our online Hawaii Army Weekly. Again, thank you for the alert.

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