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# 2015-004 Kalaeloa, Hawaii- Gov. David Y. Ige presided over a “Transfer of Authority” ceremony today in which outgoing state adjutant general, Maj. Gen. Darryll Wong, formally relinquished his authority to incoming state adjutant general, Brig. Gen. Arthur “Joe” Logan, in front of the 29th Infantry Brigade Readiness Center at Kalaeloa. The state adjutant general ...
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Videos By Staff Sgt Katie Gray Story by Major Jeff Hickman, PAHOA, Hawaii – About 80 Hawaii National Guardsmen were activated and put on State Active Duty Oct. 29 to support Hawaii County Civil Defense with security and presence patrols in neighborhoods directly affected by a lava flow that threatens the town of Pahoa. Joint ...
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Honolulu Harbor is the life blood for the majority of Hawaii’s goods and if that goes down, the state is ready. On Monday, the state, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy blessed a new mobile crane at Pearl Harbor that will assist with cargo off-loading in the event a natural disaster renders Honolulu Harbor inoperable. ...
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by By Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden PACUNITY Public Affairs 9/15/2014 – MOUNT HAGEN, Papua New Guinea — Pacific Unity has been ongoing in the Asia-Pacific region since 2010, however the current iteration in Mount Hagen Papua New Guinea marks the first time the Air National Guard has taken the lead on the humanitarian assistance based ...
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August 16, 2014 – Big Island, Hawaii – Getting to work on time can be stressful.  Usually there is no valid explanation to excuse tardiness to military duty.  One Airman with the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 291st Combat Communications Squadron found himself with a rare, valid excuse when he was unable to report for duty on ...
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August 16, 2014 Big Island, Hawaii – Getting to work on time can be stressful.  Usually there is no valid explanation to excuse tardiness to military duty.  One Airman with the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 291st Combat Communications Squadron found himself with a rare, valid excuse when he was unable to report for duty on ...
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Members of Hawaii’s Army and Air National Guard recently participated in a 3 day cyber range exercise at University of Hawaii. The exercise called Po‘oihe which means “Tip of the Spear“ in Hawaiian consisted of teams of cyber warriors from Active duty Army and Air Force, University of Hawaii, Idaho State Univ, and Guardsmen from ...
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by Tech. Sgt. Andrew Lee Jackson Hawaii Air National Guard 6/10/2014 – P.U. BUTTERWORTH, Malaysia — Exercise Cope Taufan kicked off today, a biennial Large Force Employment exercise between the Royal Malaysian Air Force and Pacific Air Forces. More than 450 Airmen are participating, as well as four U.S. Air Force airframes, which includes the ...
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Memorial Day 2014

Posted on May 27, 2014 in FY2014, In The News, News Release, slider

Honolulu, Hawaii – The Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) today held its annual “Launa Ole” awards ceremony for outstanding achievement over the past year.  Launa ‘Ole means “beyond comparison” or “without peer.”  Airman nominated for the Hawaii Air National Guard “Launa’Ole” award are judged in the following categories, (1) Outstanding Airman of the Year (Traditional ...
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