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June 14, 2013

Happy Birthday — This evening, U.S. Army-Pacific celebrates the 238th Army birthday at the USARPAC Army Birthday Commemoration at Waikiki’s Hilton Hawaiian Village. The formal portion of the evening begins at 6:30 p.m.

AC Backlog — Due to manpower shortages, the garrison Directorate of Public Works is currently experiencing a backlog of 300 trouble calls on air conditioning window units. The backlog does not apply to family housing. DPW will respond to requests in the order received and expects this condition to last for four months or more. Customers are asked to be patient.

$500 Reward! — Missing ring of gold band with three pearls of gold, white and black. The reward is more than the ring is worth, but the ring has sentimental value. The ring may be turned in at the front desk of Building 673 (ASAP office.) Call (808) 222-8057. If the finder wishes to remain anonymous, include an address and a money order will be sent.

Noise Advisory — Schofield residents may experience an increase in noise, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. until June 21, as a result of ongoing Hawaii Army National Guard field artillery training exercises. Smoke may be visible for a short time; however, there is no immediate danger. Call (808) 733-4258.

17 / Monday

Traffic and Outage Alerts — Infrastructure construction work begins on Schofield’s McCornack Road, which will remain open weekdays with lanes being shifted to accommodate the construction. There will be contra-flowed traffic on Saturdays/training holidays, and times when the section of McCornack from Tidball Street to Cadet Sheridan Road will be closed on Saturdays or training holidays. The work should be done by Oct. 5. Call (808) 656-3272.

•A power outage will affect traffic lights at the intersections of Trimble and Cadet Sheridan, and McCornack and Cadet Sheridan, as well as the Class 6/furniture/military clothing sales (Building 3320) and First Hawaiian Bank from 7-9:30 a.m. Call (808) 656-0575.

•At Fort Shafter, Warner Road at Wilson Road (the Exchange intersection) will be closed for construction until June 28. Call (808) 835-4229.

•Helemano Military Reservation will see partial road closures between Mua Road and Kekona Road, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The work will be performed in five phases. Phase I-V will occupy the north side of the Paalaa Uka Pupukea Road until July 19. During all phases, outbound traffic must yield to incoming traffic on Palaa Uka Pupukea Road. Watch for signs and barriers for closing each side of the roadway. Call (808)  387-7251.

24 / Monday

ICS 300 & 400 — Attend FEMA’s Incident Command System training courses 300 and 400. Register at or call (808) 438-5176.

26 / Wednesday

Pedestrian Bridge — A project to remove and replace the Fort Shafter pedestrian bridge begins, with completion expected Oct. 30. The parking lot, adjacent pedestrian bridge and nearby walkways will remain open except for no pedestrian access Aug. 26-Sept. 8. Call (808) 656-2525.

29 / Saturday

Wheeler Power Outage — All of Curtis and Sperry Loop’s units between Liliienthal and Fruchey roads, including both sides of Vought Avenue, will see a power outage from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Affected units are 602-606, 610-636, 638, 640, 642, 644, 700-722, 724-735. Call (808) 655-1022.


9 / Tuesday

AFCEA Luncheon — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) hosts a luncheon, 11 a.m., July 9, at the Hale Ikena Club, Fort Shafter. Cost is $14 for AFCEA members who preregister, $17 at the door or for nonmembers. Register online at

15 / Monday

CIF Closure — The Schofield Central Issue Facility closes for inventory, reopening July 29. Special needs will be case-by-case. Call (808) 655-8120.

22 / Monday

Traffic Alert — Fort Shafter’s Loop Road and Stream Road will be fully closed for construction. Access will be allowed for local traffic only on Loop Road heading northwest from Suehiro Road up to the full lane road closure and only on Stream Road heading southwest from Signal Street up to the full lane road closure. Construction should be completed by Feb. 28. Call (808) 835-4247.

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