Schofield Barracks/Wheeler Army Airfield

BOO'ah: Army Hawaii haunting experiences shared

Story by Kristen Wong on 10/26/2017 WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD Dory Blevins was 3 years old when her father, a combat cameraman in the Navy, was stationed in Hawaii. One day, he severely injured himself with a machete while cutting a banana plant in his backyard, and the family went to
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Smoother drive ahead for USAG-HI motorists

Story by Karen Iwamoto on 10/12/2017 WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD According to a 2016 study by the AAA, two-thirds of American drivers are concerned about potholes on their local roads. Here on U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, where military-grade vehicles regularly traverse surface roads along with everyday passenger vehicles, concerns about road conditio
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FS school's emergency evac drill is a safety win

Story by Karen Iwamoto on 10/06/2017 FORT SHAFTER School's back in session. That means new friends and new lessons. For the five schools located on U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii properties, it also means mandated safety drills aimed at preparing students and staff for possible emergencies. Major General William R. Shafter Elementary
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Search for CAB aviators shifts to recovery effort

Story by Karen Iwamoto on 08/24/2017 SCHOFIELD BARRACKS The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search for five Soldiers in a UH-60 Black Hawk that likely crashed approximately 2 miles off Kaena Point at around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15. "Our five Soldiers, who represent the best and the brightest
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ASYMCA Hawaii celebrates 100 years of support

Story by Karen Iwamoto on 08/24/2017 WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD The Armed Services YMCA, here, celebrated its 100th anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 17, with food, family activities and a traditional Hawaiian blessing. In addition to being a centennial celebration, the event was also an opportunity for the community to experience the
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A guide to ace-ing the new academic year

Story by Karen Iwamoto on 07/27/2017 School starts on Aug. 7 and 8 for Hawaii's public school students, and many campuses are hosting orientations, school-supply drop-offs and other new-school events to get students and parents ready to get back in the classrooms. (See the list of orientations below or contact
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