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130th Engineer Battalion (Prov) Information & Events Binder February 2014 Published By: Elva Pantoja-Castro

February Calendar Feb 3 – Spouse Information Meeting (SIMS) – 1000 – 1100 at Nehelani

Feb 3 – HHBN Steering Meeting – 1800 - 2000 at BN Conference Room Feb 4 – Master Resiliency Training – 0900 – 1100 at ACS Feb 4 – Volunteer Orientation (VIMS / Recruiting / Volunteer Opportunities) – 1330 – 1430 at ACS Training Center (Bldg 647) Feb 6 – AFTB Level L – 0900 -1600 at ACS Feb 4 – ScreamFree Marriage – 1730 -1900 at ACS Feb 5 – Money Management – 1000 -1130 at ACS Training Center Bldg 647 Feb 6 – Free Credit Score – 0900 - 1100 at ACS Training Center Bldg 647 Feb 7 – Love & Logic Parenting – 0830 - 1000 at Hale Kula Feb 11 – FRG Essential (FRG 101, Key Caller, Funds Mgmt, Resilience) – 0900 – 1300 at ACS Feb 11 – ScreamFree Marriage – 1730 -1900 at ACS Feb 12 – Basic Budgeting – 1000 - 1130 at ACS Financial Resilience Center (Bldg 647) Feb 14 – Training Holiday – BN Office Closed Feb 17 – President’s Day Holiday – BN Office Closed Feb 19 – EFMP Working Group – 1000 – 1130 at ACS Feb 19 – Your Credit Report & Score – 1000 – 1130 at ACS Financial Resilience Center (Bldg 647) Feb 20- 21 – AFTB Level K – 0900 -1300 at NCO Academy Feb 22 – Boot Camp for New Dads – 0930 - 1200 at ACS Feb 26– Basic Investing & TSP – 1000 – 1130 at ACS Financial Resilience Center (Bldg 647)

ACS SB 655-4227 / ACS Training Center 655-1866 Ft Shafter Aloha Center ACS 438-4227

Ma`akua Ridge Trail ***DATE CHANGE*** February 11 : 08:30 - 1:30PM

Walk off the Wait with Blue Star Card on Tuesday, February 11th, as we hike the Ma`akua Ridge Trail (Papali Trail). Ma`akua Ridge Trail is about 2.9... miles long and located near Hau‘ula, Hawaii. The trail is great for trail running and normally takes 2-3 hours to hike. A 2.9 mile beginner to intermediate hike, the Ma`akua Ridge Trail is a nice distance with lots of shade, providing a great picture opportunity from the lookout. Space is limited and registration is required so call 655-0002 or email to sign up today. Visit us on FaceBook at!/bluestarcard.hawaii.1?fref=ts

The Big


Countdown to Redeployment

Countdown another month of deployment complete on Friday February 28 at Hanauma Bay from 8:30- 1:30pm. Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, one of the most spectacular natural resources in Hawaii, is reaping the benefits of over a decade of moves to re-establish its pristine marine ecosystem. The culmination of the protection and preservation efforts are the major upper and lower bay facility improvements, the heart of which is the award-winning Marine Education Center, that opened in August 2002. Hanauma now has a site where its education program flourishes. A short video welcomes residents and visitors, encouraging them to join staff and volunteers as stewards of this precious gift of Hanauma and other living reef environments they may visit. Join BSC on this adult only fun filled day of snorkeling at Hanauma Bay. Roundtrip transportation and childcare will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required so call 655-0002 or to sign up

Want to see what diving is all about? Want to get your family involved? Do you want to get your kids doing something different on Saturday morning? Children 8 and up can sign up as well! Join us! We will be hosting a Bubble Makers Adventure, in Richardson Pool at Schofield, to let you breath under water and check out your skills while in a controlled setting. Plus games and activities for all ages! We will be hosting this event every other Saturday 8-10am (before pool opens). We have created a package deal for you to have a great discount for multiple Saturdays. One Saturday $39 per person Eight (8) Saturday Value Pack $199 Call us for more info & make your reservation! (808) 423-8222

Scholarship Programs of the Fisher House Foundation The Scholarships for Military Children Program can help with a $1,500 scholarship!

For more information, contact your local commissary or visit the program website at or Applications avalable: Dec. 3, 2013 Application deadline: Feb. 28, 2014

Store Director: Kalani Patsel 808-655-5066 MBA

Theme: “Civil Rights in America”

26 February 2014 at 1130-1230 Schofield Post Chapel Hosted by: 311th Signal Command, 516th Signal Brigade and Team EO EEO Hawaii POC MSG Fredrick Lee 438-9310/

Dole Cannery 735 Iwilei Rd Honolulu, HI 96817

Saturday, February 22, 2014 Noon to 5p.m. The 4th Annual Hawai’i Chocolate Festival, the State's premier showcase of locally produced products, returns on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Chocolate-lovers will discover a showcase of all things chocolate! The mission of the Hawai`i Chocolate Festival is to stimulate global interest in Hawai`i’s emerging chocolate industry. The festival will partner with farmers, local business, educators and government to showcase and highlight chocolate products made exclusively from Hawai`i-grown cacao beans. Hawai’i is the only state in the U.S. currently growing cacao. Your admission ticket ($20 in advance online and $25 at the door) not only gets you into the festival to browse, learn about and shop for all things chocolate, but it also is your passport to 10 chocolate samplings of your choice from some of the state’s top chocolatiers. Entrance for children 10 and younger is free and parents can share your passports with your children. Between bites, one can browse vendor booths and shop for everything from chocolate pearls to chocolate orchids and visit a chocolate inspired spa, Chocolate Garden and Coco Café & Tea House. Enjoy live entertainment and learn how locally grown cacao is transformed into chocolate. It all adds up to one sweet way to spend an afternoon! Presented by Special Events Hawaii in celebration of the state Legislature's declaration of February as 'Hawai`i-Grown Cacao Month." In conjunction with the festival, Special Events Hawaii has also organized the Hawai’i Chocolate Festival Roadshow, a month-long series of events to be held at various locations in celebration of Hawai`i-Grown Cacao Month. Check the festival website for the Roadshow calendar listings. For festival information visit


OAHU EVENTS INFORMATION February 2014 HANGAR TALK WITH THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN February 08, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor 319 Lexington Boulevard Honolulu, Hawaii 96818 Join Hawaii's own Tuskegee Airmen Philip Baham, Dr. Dorothy Goldsborough, and a panel of Black History experts and members of Hawaii's Chapter of the Tuskeegee Airmen. Panel discussion is at 2pm followed by a meet and greet at 3pm. The event is free with Museum admission and free to Museum Members.

FIRST FRIDAY STREET FESTIVAL: HONOLULU DISTRICT - FEBRUARY February 07, 2014 5:00pm - 9:00pm The ARTS at Marks 1159 Nuuanu Ave Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 Galleries and other arts venues open their doors this evening for artist receptions, live music, and refreshments. These events are free and open to everyone! Gallery walk maps are available at various locations in the area. 5-9 p.m.Created in 2003, First Friday is widely credited with making profound changes on the cultural, social and economic landscape of Honolulu. This monthly event draws tens of thousands of people to Downtown-Chinatown each year, either introducing or re-introducing them to this unique community. 808-521-2903

GREAT ALOHA RUN & EXPO (30TH ANNUAL) February 14, 2014 to February 17, 2014 1 Aloha Tower Dr Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 The 8.15-mile relatively flat course starts at Aloha Tower and on to Aloha Stadium. Aid stations are at miles 2, 3, 5, and 7 and at the finish, with restrooms at the end of every aid station. Entertainment along the entire course! Feb. 17, 2014 at 7a.m. Race packet (running number, timing chip, pins and race instructions) pick-up and very late entry is held at the Ka GAR Sports, Health & Fitness Expo, Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, Pikake Room, 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu. Dates and times: GAR Expo Show Dates & Times • February 14, 2014 4 pm to 9 pm • February 15, 2014 9 am to 7 pm • February 16, 2014 9 am to 5 pm For more info & registration -


February 2014 information & events binder  
February 2014 information & events binder