Archive for April, 2015

Legacy of lei: Celebrate the lei in the month of May

Legacy of lei: Celebrate the lei in the month of May

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hawaii officially designated the first day of May as Lei Day in 1929. Advertising writer Don Blanding is widely credited with hatching the idea for Lei Day after he wrote a newspaper article suggesting there should be a day set aside for the wearing and production of lei.

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25th CAB aids North Shore neighbors with clean up effort

25th CAB aids North Shore neighbors with clean up effort

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than 20 Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers and family members came out to Haleiwa Ali‘i Beach to support the North Shore neighborhood’s beach clean up, Saturday. The Soldiers and their families walked along Haleiwa Harbor toward Kaiaka Beach Park, picking up debris and rubbish that lay on the beach or within the vicinity of the beach.

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IPC celebrates Earth Day

IPC celebrates Earth Day

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

“It helps the kids understand that we need to take care of nature so nature takes care of us,” his mother, Katherine Collins, explained. “We can take actions that make a difference every day.”

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325th BSB Soldiers honor Gold Star keiki, families

325th BSB Soldiers honor Gold Star keiki, families

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

“The gold star event is about showing the families that we care, that we are all unified and that they are still part of our military family,” said 2nd Lt. Megan P. Hill, event officer in charge, 325th BSB, 3rd BCT, 25th ID.

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Medal of Heroism

Medal of Heroism

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maj. Gen. Lawrence W. Brock III, commander, 311th Signal Company (Theater), right, congratulates Cadet Maj. Brandee Schiller for being awarded the Medal of Heroism. Standing next to Schiller is her brother, Cadet Sgt. Timothy Schiller Jr., whom she saved from further injury when he was caught in heavy surf on the North Shore on Jan. 31.

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Hawaii Exchanges’ May 9 contest goes ‘to the dogs’

Hawaii Exchanges’ May 9 contest goes ‘to the dogs’

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hawaii Exchange News Release SCHOFIELD BARRACKS – Pet owners shopping at the Schofield and Hickam Exchange on May 9 will have the chance to “fetch” a share of  prize money in the Patriot Pet contest. From 10 a.m.-1 p.m. shoppers are encouraged to bring their pet in to compete for the contest in different categories. […]

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Book & Music Festival

Book & Music Festival

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hawaii’s largest celebration of books, music and story-telling in all of its forms features multiple pavilions and stages with more than 100 events throughout the two days.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

| April 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

Upcoming community events of interest.

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FMWR Briefs

FMWR Briefs

| April 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

Upcoming programs and events of interest from Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

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9th MSC takes its stand at Diamond Head Crater

9th MSC takes its stand at Diamond Head Crater

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers of the 9th Mission Support Command rallied for a group hike to the top of Diamond Head Crater.

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