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Improve military and family adjustment to Hawaii, address common problems. The Aloha Academy aims to have well-adjusted service members and families, excited to be in Hawaii with the tools they need for success.


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Aloha Welcome Academy (CNRH)

Aloha Academy is designed to facilitate the adaptation of service members and their families to the new working and living environment of Hawaii as well as its unique and diversified atmosphere.

When: First Tuesday of every month

Who: All Active Duty personnel. Mandatory for JBPHH and CNRH Sailors. Dependents over the age of 18 are welcome to attend.

Where: Beeman’s Liberty Center (711 Pierce St)

Uniform of the day: NWU 

To register please contact the Program Coordinator:

MAC Marc Acton

The Aloha Academy includes the following topics:

  • Introduction to Hawaiian Culture and Military Inclusion
  • Major services available on the installation
  • Housing options and home searching assistance
  • Community Orientation
  • Financial literacy education
  • Introduction of Command Resiliency Team
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Installation security brief on relevant security policies, restrictions, off-limits areas and emergency response
  • Motorcycle/Vehicle Safety and Registration Overview
  • Ocean Safety
  • Emergency and disaster preparedness  


Harbor Boat Tour

When: First Thursday after the first Tuesday of the Month from 0900 to 1000

Where: Merry Point Landing

Contact: James Neuman, History and Outreach Manager

Public Affairs Office, Navy Region Hawaii



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