Over 25 Holiday Light Displays at Every Duty Station

Over 25 Holiday Light Displays at Every Duty Station

The holiday season is upon us! And as you finish your Thanksgiving leftovers and dig out your Christmas decorations, there's no better way to get in the spirit than visiting a holiday light show! From lobster trap trees to illuminated Navy ships, every duty station has something unique to offer. Below is a list of [...]

National Take a Hike Day – 12 Short & Sweet Trails To Explore

National Take a Hike Day – 12 Short & Sweet Trails To Explore

Today is National Hiking Day, aka “Take a Hike Day." If you are an outdoor enthusiast, this is the perfect excuse to go on a short hike and celebrate the great outdoors. Participating in National Hike Day is easy: 1) pick a hike near you (whatever distance works for you!); 2) enjoy your time outdoors; [...]

Thanksgiving On Oahu: 6 Places to Grab Dinner

Thanksgiving On Oahu: 6 Places to Grab Dinner

If the thought of preparing a full-blown Thanksgiving meal in 90 degree heat (without your 20 or so cousins) doesn’t sound exactly cozy, we’ve got some ideas for you! If you live near Pearl Harbor, there is a benefit of being stationed someplace touristy. There are many restaurants on Oahu that remain open during the [...]

The Best Host & Hostess Gift Ideas From Duty Stations

The Best Host & Hostess Gift Ideas From Duty Stations

During my time as a Navy spouse so far I’ve had the opportunity to meet new friends in each duty station we’ve been in. These friends quickly became like family as important milestones in life presented themselves. Whether it be a baby shower, new dolphins, an FRG holiday party or a hail and farewell, there was always [...]

Oahu Must Do: Sunflowers at Waimanalo Country Farms

Oahu Must Do: Sunflowers at Waimanalo Country Farms
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The sunflowers at Waimanalo Country Farms are back for the season! This event is one of my absolute favorites on island. Walking through the fields with the mountain backdrop and ocean breeze you feel like your transported away from all the hustle and bustle of the island. There are plenty of designated paths throughout the [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Parades & Events at Every Duty Station

St. Patrick’s Day Parades & Events at Every Duty Station

Happy March! As we look ahead to St. Patrick’s Day, many duty station communities around the country are returning to their festivals and parades! From beer runs and races to parades and scavenger hunts, check out the local events near you: Bahrain: MWR 5K Run/Walk & After Party Celebrate St. Patrick's Day on March 17th [...]

Four Hawaiian Experiences to Gift For the Holidays

Four Hawaiian Experiences to Gift For the Holidays

Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam can be a once in a lifetime duty station. Need more resources? Check out our ultimate guide, family-friendly hikes, Hawaiian signature foods to try, and more. The holiday season is upon us, and here are some great experiences and activities that would make great gifts: Hawaii Nautical Hawaii Nautical offers [...]

A Few of Our Favorite Things From The Dolphin Store in Pearl Harbor

A Few of Our Favorite Things From The Dolphin Store in Pearl Harbor

Tucked away on the Sub Base side of Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, the Dolphin Store is your one -stop-shop for submarine gifts and home decor. During the holidays it is the perfect place to pick up an ornament or a gift for family members who have boat pride. The Dolphin Store Hawaii is a [...]