Legacy HomepageNewsNews Archive

News Archive

Tag: hawaii

Aug. 27, 2018

Defense Health Agency Announces Temporary Benefits Change for Hawaiian Beneficiaries Impacted by Hurricane Lane

Beneficiaries affected by Hurricane Lane in Hawaii may see a physician in any location without a referral from their primary care physician, the Defense Health Agency announced.

Aug. 25, 2018

Hurricane Lane Becomes Tropical Storm After Drenching Hawaii’s Big Island

Hurricane Lane was a 130 mph wind speed, Category 4 storm when it hammered Hawaii’s Big Island with three feet of rain, but the hurricane has been downgraded to a much-tamer tropical storm with 65 mph winds.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hurricane Hunters Inform Forecasts as Storm Approaches Hawaii

Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters assigned to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron have flown into Hurricane Lane to keep tabs on the Category 4 storm as it approaches Hawaii and are providing reports on the storm's strength and path.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hawaii Braces as Hurricane Lane Threatens

The Hawaii National Guard and active-duty military personnel are standing by in case they are needed as Hurricane Lane approaches the island state, National Guard Bureau officials said.

Aug. 23, 2018

Army Engineers Deploy to Hawaii in Advance of Hurricane Lane

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has deployed a specially trained debris management team to Hawaii in preparation for anticipated response and recovery efforts for Hurricane Lane.

Aug. 20, 2018

Face of Defense: Airlift Manager Delivers on Contingency Travel Plan

Air Force Master Sgt. Michelle Kelly, an airlift manager with the Oregon Air National Guard’s 173rd Fighter Wing, provided a successful contingency travel plan for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, a joint training mission providing no-cost medical, dental, and vision services to people living on the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

Aug. 15, 2018

Guardsmen Work Together to Save Stricken Woman’s Life

A group of Guardsmen worked together to get medical attention for a woman who was experiencing a cardiac event at a local medical clinic in Hawaii.

June 6, 2018

Hawaii Guardsmen on Duty in Volcano Zone to Help Fellow Citizens

Even after some lost everything, more than 300 Hawaii National Guardsmen have deployed to hazardous volcanic areas and are helping fellow citizens in the midst of the emergency, the Hawaii National Guard’s senior enlisted advisor said.

May 23, 2018

Hawaii Guard Aids Evacuations During Volcano Eruptions

Joint Task Force 5-0 in Hawaii is helping authorities handle evacuations, provide security and monitor air quality as Mount Kilauea spews out clouds of toxic gas and lava destroys homes in its path.

May 22, 2018

Travis Airmen Support Kilauea Volcano Relief Efforts

A C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft delivered a double recirculating cement mixer trailer for use in support of Kilauea volcano relief efforts on Hawaii, the largest and southeastern-most of the Hawaiian Islands.

Get the latest DOD News products delivered to your inbox.