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Auto and Motorcycle Services
Flight Crew Motorcycle Repair: Located in Building 1720 next to the Kuntz gate, Flight Crew offers custom detailing, storage, small engine repair, sales and more. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The shop is closed Sunday and Monday. Call 808-422-4602 or 808-548-8813 for more information.
Barbers Point Beach Cottages at White Plains or Nimitz Beaches, Kalaeloa: Plan your next escape to paradise on Oahu’s west coast. Far from the city and crowded tourist spots, White Plains or Nimitz Beach — the former Barbers Point Naval Air Station — offer pristine locations to surf, picnic or enjoy a peaceful day under the sun. Twenty-four two- to three-bedroom cottages include fully equipped kitchens, washer and dryer, air-conditioned bedrooms, ceiling fans, linens, cable television and a private bath. For beach cottage reservations, call 808-682-3085.
Strike it up and have a ball at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam bowling centers. Whether the newly renovated Hickam Bowling Center, the Naval Station Bowling Center or the Escape Bowling Center in Wahiawa, each has its own unique atmosphere. At Naval Station Bowling Center, Building 1736, Pierce Street, enjoy the 20 lanes of one of the sleekest and cleanest bowling centers around. If you are there in the morning, try the best breakfast fried-rice omelet on the island at Harbor Grill. Cosmic bowling also is available. Hickam Bowling Center, Building 1891, Kuntz Street, has 30 well-maintained lanes, a friendly staff, great special programs and delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner at Kau Kau Korner. Escape Bowling, 410 Center St., Wahiawa, is small but cozy, with six lanes, cosmic bowling, karaoke and more. Open to the public on Friday nights, it is available on weekends for parties.
Each bowling center can customize a party for your next gathering.
For kids, bowling party packages can be arranged with a minimum of eight kids. For parties, Naval Station Bowling Center has an Adventure Alley for kids to play in the ball pit and tumble around on the mats. Throughout the year, the bowling centers hold leagues, tournaments and no-tap bowling. For more information, call Hickam Bowling Center at 808-448-9959, Naval Station Bowling Center at 808-473-2574 and Escape Bowling Center at 808-473-2651.
Club Pearl Complex: Home of Brews & Cues and the Country Bar, Club Pearl is in a temporary location at Building 1557 until mid-2017 while repairs are made in Building 1314. Club Pearl is one of the hottest hangouts on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Serving thirst-quenching brews from its own CP Brewery, Brews & Cues has a friendly and inviting ambiance, and patrons can play pool or darts or watch one of the many plasma flat-screen TVs. At the Country Bar, line up and dance on the circular oak dance floor while listening to the latest and greatest country music. For more information, call 808-473-1743 (nights and weekends) or 808-473-0841 (days Monday through Friday).
Historic Hickam Officers’ Club: Don’t let the name fool you: All ranks are welcome. Stop by for exceptional programs, including live music, or just relax in the Koa Lounge. The large lanai is a popular venue for wedding receptions and command functions, and there’s Mongolian barbecue on the lanai every Thursday night. Club membership is available, which gives you great discounts. Joint Base Catering operates out of the club. For more information, call 808-448-4608.
Outdoor Adventure Center and Outdoor Recreation: Whether it’s kayaking on the ocean or biking through the rough mountain terrain, OAC and ODR can help you with your equipment needs. With a great selection of equipment for camping, beach activities or sports, OAC’s and ODR’s daily and weekly rentals come at very reasonable prices. Complete camping packages can be rented along with snorkel sets, ocean kayaks, surfboards, body boards, mountain bikes, golf clubs and even fishing equipment. At the Fleet Store location by Bravo Pier and at the Hickam Harbor site, guided outdoor adventure trips are offered, and the Hickam Harbor site even has surf lessons. And for those new to the islands or to hiking, trail maps with essential information are provided. For more information, call OAC at the Fleet Store at 808-473-1198 or ODR at Hickam Harbor at 808-449-5215.
White Plains Beach Surf Rental: At White Plains Beach, beginners can learn how to surf the waves on Oahu’s south shore. Surf lessons from the Surf Rental are offered with the use of a surfboard. For those who want to just tackle the waves, surfboards can be rented by the hour or by the day. Equipment rental also includes body boards, fins, horseshoes, volleyballs and coolers — at affordable prices. The Surf Rental is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, call 808-682-4925.
Party Equipment Rentals: Party essentials such as chairs, tables, canopies, water jugs and ice chests can be rented from MWR at Building 1760. Add to your event by renting a bounce house, a shaved ice machine or a popcorn machine. A dunk tank can be reserved along with equipment for interactive games such as a potato sack race, a milk bottle throw and volleyball. Reservations for some items can be made six weeks in advance; all items must be picked up and dropped off at their designated locations. For more information, call 808-449-6870.
Ford Island Fitness Center: For a comprehensive full-body workout, come to the fitness center at Ford Island. State-of-the-art equipment includes free weights, resistance machines and cardio equipment. Showers and rental lockers are also available. Located in Building 55, St. Louis Avenue, this facility is open 24/7. For more information, call 808-471-2021.
Hickam Fitness Center: Trim down and tone up with free weights, resistance machines and cardio equipment. Enjoy group exercise classes such as circuit training, cardio kickboxing, outdoor conditioning, Zumba and yoga. Other options include personal training and specialized fitness programs. The center also has an on-site spa offering massage therapy, facials and waxing services. Showers and rental lockers are available. Located in Building 1120, Vickers Ave., this facility is open 4:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 808-448-2214.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Fitness Center: The center’s many fitness options and cutting-edge technology make it one of the best fitness centers in the service. With energy-efficient lighting and recycled materials used to build parts of this facility, MWR hopes to perpetuate efforts for healthy living. Work out with free weights, resistance machines and cardio equipment. Enjoy group exercise classes such as circuit training, cardio kickboxing, Zumba and yoga, or personal training and specialized fitness programs. Showers and rental lockers are available along with basketball, racquetball and volleyball courts. Located in Building 1338, 1071 North Road, this facility is open 4 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 808-471-2019.
Makalapa Fitness Center: Work out with resistance machines and cardio equipment at this Pearl Harbor location. Open 24/7 in Building 388, this facility also provides showers and rental lockers. Two outdoor basketball courts, a baseball field, two racquetball courts, a 1.5-mile running path and two outdoor play areas for children are also available. For more information, call 808-471-2021.
Naval Station Sub Base Gym: Located in Pearl Harbor, Building 667, Water Front Road, this gym provides a variety of equipment. Come in to use the free weights, Nautilus circuit training equipment, step machines and treadmills. Showers, saunas, rental lockers, and basketball and volleyball courts are available. Hours are 5 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call 808-473-2436.
Wahiawa Annex Fitness Center: Come to the center in Wahiawa Annex Building 46, 500 Center St., for group exercise classes, free weights, cardio and resistance machines, showers and lockers, saunas, racquetball courts, inside and outside basketball and volleyball courts, a baseball/football field, and outdoor recreation equipment rental. Hours are 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. holidays. Call 808-653-5542.
Navy Operational Fitness and Fueling System: A progressive fitness and nutritional tutorial that guides participants through five increasingly challenging stages — Operational, Strength, Endurance, Sandbag and Regeneration — the goal being peak physical readiness. Call 808-471-2021 for more information.
Barbers Point Golf Course: Located at Kalaeloa in Leeward Oahu, this 18-hole championship course’s serene setting makes it relaxing and enjoyable for seasoned and first-time golfers alike. This Parkland-style golf course is tree-lined with dogleg holes, great views — and no water hazards. Turf improvements are underway, and for those who’d like to improve their game, there are lessons and clinics, some free for beginners. Call 808-682-2098/1911 for information.
Ke’alohi Par-3 Golf Course: Located at185 McClelland Street, this nine-hole par-3 course is perfect for the whole family, especially beginners, and is the only military golf course in Hawaii lighted for night play. And try out the new foot golf: no clubs necessary. Call 808-448-2318 for information.
Mamala Bay Golf Course: Located on the water just past Hickam Beach with a view of the Pacific Ocean and Diamond Head, Mamala Bay is a stunning 18-hole course with putting greens, a driving range, a practice bunker and a pitching green. The award-winning pro shop stocks logo shirts and caps as well as clubs, shoes and accessories. Located at Building 3571, 625 Mamala Drive, course hours are 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. April through September and 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.October through March. Call 808-449-2304 for more information, or 808-449-2304 or 808-449-2305 to book a tee time.
Navy-Marine Golf Course: Rated among the Top 10 military golf courses in the world, Navy-Marine Golf Course, 943 Valkenburgh St., maintains a gorgeous setting for 18 holes of great golf. Tee off at this beautiful course with its 3 million-gallon lake filled with colorful koi and a billowing fountain. Greens, tees and bunkers have been recently renovated. The 40-stall driving range is open for golfers working on their swing, and the pro shop offers the best golf equipment available. Qualified, friendly golf professionals are on staff to help with your game. Call 808-471-0142 for more information.
Whether you enjoy woodworking, crafting, ceramics, pottery, painting, photography or scrapbooking, the MWR Arts & Crafts Center has supplies, work space, equipment and classes. Kids can pick-and-paint ceramics, and the on-site store has everything you need for crafting projects. The center is in Building 1889, 335 Kuntz Ave. For more information, call 808-448-9907. For hours, class schedules and more, visit www.greatlifehawaii.com/recreation/arts-crafts.
Arts and Crafts Retail Store: The store is newly remodeled and restocked with supplies for a variety of crafts, including scrapbooking, jewelry and beading, cake decorating, sewing, children’s crafts, model airplanes and fine arts supplies. Classes are available. For more information, call 808-448-9907, ext. 103.
Pottery & Glass: Come see the “Pick-It and Paint-It” selection, and take advantage of the Self-Help Center, glazing and firing services, along with pottery classes in wheel and hand-building. The Glass Studio has fusion and slumping classes. For more information, call 808-448-9907, ext. 111.
Engraving Shop: Come in and see the large selection of awards that can be personalized. Other pieces suitable for custom laser engraving and sublimation (bonding images to mugs, tiles or metal) are on display for those seeking a unique gift. For more information, call 808-448-9907, ext. 107.
Frame Shop: Creative custom framing is available, with a professional staff to help select the right colors and frame for the best display. Or, take the Basic Picture Framing Class and learn to do-it-yourself in the self-help shop. For more information, call 808-448-9907, ext. 108.
Woodworking Shop: Skilled artists and craftsman are on-site to help you create your own projects after a mandatory three-hour safety and skills class offered every Saturday. Those completing the class will be issued a woodshop safety certification card enabling them to use the shop tools and equipment. Sign up for additional instruction and learn to craft pens, boxes, decorative cutting boards and even rocking chairs. The shop also can produce custom items. For more information, call 808-448-9911, ext. 113.
Auto Skills Centers: Self-help customers can rent a stall to work on car repairs, tuneups, brake jobs and auto painting. The Hickam site is in Building 4002, Moffet Street, and the Pearl Harbor site is in Building 2641, Hennley Street. Both locations have trained mechanics on duty to assist if needed, and air tools, hand tools and bench tools are also available. Free preventive maintenance classes are available, and so is a comprehensive library of repair manuals and a computer with Mitchell ProDemand to help with researching any problem. ASC also offers drive-up services such as vehicle safety inspection, headlight adjustments and electrical diagnostics. If you’re going on deployment, Pearl Harbor offers secure storage for your vehicle. Call the Hickam ASC at 808-449-2554 or the Pearl Harbor ASC at 808-471-9072.
Car Washes: There are three self-wash bays and two coin-operated vacuums at the Hickam ASC, and five self-serve car bays at the Moanalua Car Wash.
Located in Building 595, 990 Mills Blvd., the JBPHH Library’s collection of thousands of items includes audiobooks and printed books, business and investment data, consumer information, DVDs and music CDs, newspapers and periodicals, professional reading, reference and study guides, and video games, consoles, and accessories. Among services are the Navy MWR Digital Library, reference assistance, Interlibrary Loan, Windows-based computers with Microsoft Office, scanning and Wi-Fi, color and black and white printing, and free faxing to noninternational numbers. Databases include EBSCOHOST, Universal Class and Tumblebooks for children. Dial-a-Story is available 24/7 by calling 808-449-8297. Also available are Transparent Language Online courses featuring more than 80 languages, and Newsbank, with content from newspapers, newswires, business journals, historical and scholarly documents, and magazines.
All active-duty personnel, retirees, National Guard, reservists, DOD employees and family members of these groups with valid ID cards are eligible to borrow from the JBPHH Library. Full-time Air Force contractors and non-DOD personnel enrolled in Air Force or DOD-sponsored education programs are also eligible. Customers must show an ID and be on the account. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. The library is closed on Sunday and federal holidays. Call 808-449-8299 for more information.
Hickam Harbor Marina: Tucked along the back portion of Hickam is a glistening aquatic gem where sailboats, kayaks, canoes and paddleboards dot the water. Visitors to Hickam Harbor can learn how to sail, stand-up paddleboard, spear fish or bottom fish, and even surf. Some mooring and dry-dock storage facilities are available, as well as personal storage lockers. Hickam Harbor is the place to be for sailing, watercraft rentals, outdoor rental locations, swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, recreation activities and tours. For more information, call 808-449-5215 or go to Building 3455, Mamala Bay Drive.
Rainbow Bay Marina: Nestled in Pearl Harbor, just off base near the USS Arizona Memorial, is Rainbow Bay Marina, a complete sailing facility that offers sailing lessons and rentals, canoe paddling and more. Rent a sleek Club 420, Rhodes 19 Sloop, El Toro, Laser or Columbia 22 (certification required). Mooring and dry dock storage facilities are available as well as personal storage lockers. For more information, call 808-784-0167.
Hickam AFB Reel Time Theater: Across the street from the Hickam Arts and Crafts Center, the Hickam AFB Reel Time Theater in the Hickam Main Exchange, Building 1232, screens blockbuster movies. Call 808-448-2297 for more information.
Sharkey Movie Theater: Presenting blockbuster and 3-D cinema attractions, Sharkey Movie Theater, next to the Submarine Memorial Chapel in Building 628, Moore Street, seats 450 patrons comfortably. Watch for sneak previews where you can enjoy an advanced screening of a major motion picture for free, and for special kids’ events. Call the movie hotline at 808-473-0726.
Hickam Beach and Grass Areas: Hickam Beach, 3455 Mamala Bay Drive, and Honeymoon Beach both are beside The Lanai on Mamala Bay. Picnic tables and barbecue grills are available at Hickam Beach, there’s a bathhouse, and lifeguards are on duty from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Except for holidays, the beach is closed on Mondays. Check on cabana availability by calling 808-449-5215; the Beach Rental Shack there is open with your choice of one- or two-person kayaks, boogie boards, surfboards, wind surfing boards and beach chairs, and you can book lessons. Call 808-449-5215 for more information.
Honeymoon Beach is a secluded private lagoon just off Hickam Beach on Mamala Bay Drive, with a lifeguard and picnic area. It can be rented for special events between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. by calling 808-449-5215.
Recreation Equipment Issue: Recreation Equipment Issue, Building 1760, Kuntz Avenue, is packed with recreation rental items such as one- and two-man kayaks, surfboards, boogie boards, life jackets, sumo suits, popcorn machines, party tents, barbecue grills, coolers, bounce houses, party rentals and camping, biking, snorkeling, hiking and fishing equipment. This equipment may be taken off base. Call 808-449-6870.
Sailing Programs: Rent a sailboat or take sailing lessons. Checkout reservations should be made with the Harbor Office if you already have a certification to sail, which will allow you to rent Hickam Harbor boats. Call 808-449-5215 for more information.
Start Sailing Right is a month-long basic sailing course of classroom theory and on-the-water group instruction; once students are certified, they will be able to use the Rhodes-19 sailboat. Call 808-449-5215 for more information.
Other sailing courses include an After School Sailing Class for students from 9 to 15 years old; the Keiki After-School Intro to Sailing for children 8 and 9 years old; and Private Sailing Instruction by appointment. More advanced mariners can take advantage of the R-19 Open Ocean Certification, Marina Check-outs for Experienced Sailors, and Morning Sailing Sessions at Hickam Harbor. Call 808-449-5215 for more information.
The Wet Hens teach basic sailing in a program that includes fun and adventures with other students and the Outdoor Recreation volunteer instructors (the Wet Hens). Call 808-422-0201, go to www.wethens.com or email email@example.com to find out more.
Youth Ocean Adventure is a program for young people from 10 to 15 years old who want to learn to surf, sail, windsurf and kayak. Sessions adapt to weather, ocean conditions and each group’s abilities. Call 808-449-5215 for more information.
- Arizona Pool 808-472-7582
- Pool 2 808-260-9736
- Scott Pool 808-473-0394
- Towers Pool 808-471-9723
Take a dip and relax in one of the MWR swimming pools. Most pools offer adult and leisure lap swimming during the weekdays and swim lessons for kids. Water aerobics is also offered at select locations throughout the week. The water slide at Scott Pool is a popular attraction during the hottest days, along with the kiddie pool at both Scott Pool and Pool 2. Hickam Training Pool (Pool 1) is closed for repairs until further notice. Patios are available for rent at most of the pools for your party or next command function, and to reserve space. For more information, call 808-473-0394.
MWR’s Liberty Program offers single service members and geographic bachelors an opportunity to meet new friends and become immersed in the island life. Special activities that are scheduled regularly include Waikiki shows, cruises, luaus, surfing and hiking. Most are free or at a very nominal cost. Transportation from the centers is provided at no cost.
Instant Liberty at Club Pearl and Liberty at Beeman Center are on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, and Liberty Express is at Wahiawa. Lounge areas complete with overstuffed couches, free internet access, plasma televisions, video games, movies and pool tables create a home away from home.
For more information, call Liberty at Beeman Center, 808-473-2583; Instant Liberty at Club Pearl, 808-422-7167; or Liberty Express at Wahiawa, 808-653-0220.
Wentworth Pro Shop: Whether you are looking to reserve a court or need tennis equipment or accessories, Wentworth Pro Shop can help. Located in Building 1598 across the street from the Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel, the pro shop offers equipment rentals, tennis lessons, racquetball and tennis racket stringing and great discounts. Court reservations can be made for your next game of tennis, racquetball, wallyball or squash. For more information, call 808-473-0610.
Tickets, Travel & More
The Information, Tickets & Travel offices serve as your gateway to fun and entertainment on the island, neighbor islands and even the mainland. Want to go to a dinner cruise, luau, music concert or other event? ITT offers specially priced tickets at Pearl Harbor’s Fleet Store, the NEX, Hickam, Barbers Point and Wahiawa Annex. For more information, call the Fleet Store location (808-473-0792), the NEX location (808-422-2757), the Hickam location (808-448-2295), the Barbers Point location (808-682-2019) or the Wahiawa Annex location (808-564-4445).
Travel Connections: For your next vacation, stop in and connect with one of the agents. Working directly with wholesalers and various air carriers to offer the best discounts, Travel Connections offers the best discounts in airline tickets, hotels, car rentals, vacation packages, group tours and worldwide cruises. Located in Pearl Harbor’s Fleet Store, Hickam and the NEX, these locations can assist you with any of your travel needs. For more information, call the Fleet Store location at 808-422-0139, the NEX location at 808-422-4067 or the Hickam location at 808-423-0255.