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| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Schofield Gas Pumps — Schofield Car Care Center gas pumps will remain closed until April 10, during installation of new gas pumps. The retail store will be open 5 a.m.-10 p.m.
Kole Kole Express will be a 24-hour operation selling both gas and retail merchandise during the Car Center gas pump renovation. Contact Floyd Wynn at 423-8632/343-5660.

6 / Saturday
Surf and Turf 5k — This Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, 6:30 a.m. race will take runners from the Officers’ Club, through the Klipper Golf Course and North Beach. The race is open to the public. Register at

Camp Erdman Free — Enjoy a fun-filled day of amazing activities with family and friends, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April 6, at YMCA Camp Erdman on the beautiful North Shore.
Free activities include the Alpine Tower and High Ropes Odyssey challenges, archery, swimming, guided tours of campgrounds and cabins, and more. Admission is free.
Call 637-4615 or email

Scottish Festival — This 32nd annual festival and highland games will be held April 6-7 at Kapiolani Park. The festival will include music, dancing, children’s activities and a clan tent where people can trace their genealogy. Free admission. Call 732-6861.

Kickball Tournament — The second annual Help Kick Out Child Abuse in Hawaii kickball tournament will be held, beginning at 8:30 a.m., throughout the day at the Kaneohe District Park. Call 223-4541 for details.

8 / Monday
Native Hawaiian Liaison Office — NHLO offers the following activities April 8:
•Lau Niu, 4 p.m., Sgt. Yano Library (SB).
•Beginning Hula, 5 p.m., AMR.
•Intermediate Hula, 6 p.m., AMR.
Register at 392-1617 or

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 nonwork hours.
The project schedule is subject to change pending weather delays. Project manager is Tammy Luke, 835-4078.

9 / Tuesday
Native Hawaiian Liaison Office Activities — NHLO offers the following activities April 9:
•Ti Leaf Leimaking, 4 p.m., Wheeler.
•Beginning Hula, 5 p.m., Kalakaua.
•Intermediate Hula, 6 p.m., Kalakaua.
Register at 392-1617 or

11 / Thursday
Hui ‘O Na Wahine — The all-ranks army spouses club deadline is noon, April 11, for reservations for the April 18 Hawaiian-themed luncheon at the SB Nehelani. The event opens at 10:30 a.m. for shopping, with a buffet lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Membership is required. Write
17 / Wednesday
Technology Exhibition — Free industry and government demonstrations with more than 35 exhibitors, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., SB Nehelani. Visit

20 / Saturday
Bishop Museum — Grow Hawaiian Festival celebrates Earth Month, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., April 20. Admission fee is $14.95-$19.95; 3 and under are free. Live music, hula performances, food, makahiki games and Hawaiian crafts with full museum access throughout the day.

26 / Friday
Career Fair — Army Community Service will host a military spouse career forum as part of the career fair, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., April 26, SB Nehelani. Contact the ACS Employment Readiness Program, 655-4489.

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.

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

Legal Aid — The SB and FS Legal Assistance offices provide free legal assistance to active duty personnel, family members, retirees and certain Department of Defense personnel.
The offices provide assistance on issues including, but are not limited to, estate planning services (including wills and advance medical directives), consumer affairs, guardianship, divorce, taxes, landlord-tenant law, military administrative matters and insurance claims.
Additionally, notary services and powers of attorney are available. Contact SB Bldg. 2037, 655-8607, or FS Bldg. 330, Rm. 110C, 438-2627

Free College Level Exam — The Schofield Army Education Center offers CLEP and DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) every Tuesday, from 9 a.m.-5 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.

Food for Families — ASYMCA at WAAF has an emergency food locker to assist families, 624-5645.   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.

Food for Families — ASYMCA at WAAF has an emergency food locker to assist military families in need. Call 624-5645.

Freeway Service Patrol — This service is operating on Hawaii’s freeways and sponsored by the State Department of Transportation, the Honolulu Police and Fire departments, and Emergency Medical Services.
The free service provides assistance to stranded motorists by changing flat tires, jump-starting vehicles, refilling radiators, making certain temporary repairs and providing an emergency gallon of gasoline.
The service is available 5 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday–Friday, except federal holidays. Call 841-4357.

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 with scheduled completion Dec. 7, 2014.
Project schedule is subject to change pending weather delays. The contractor will have appropriate safety signs and barriers when the roadway is closed. Call 656-2420.

Veterinary Treatment Facility — The SB Veterinary Treatment Facility is now seeing patients five days a week, with extended hours every third Wednesday of the month until 7 p.m.
Book an appointment for the new Wellness Package for affordable preventative care or to obtain a mandatory airline health certificate within 10 days of travel out of Oahu. Call 655-5893 or 655-5889.

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