US Marines from the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment at Marine Corps Base Hawaii conduct an amphibious assault training mission as part of Rim of the Pacific 2012. Republic of Korea (ROK) Marines and soldiers from the New Zealand army also participated in the mission. The force arrived by CH-53 helicopter insertion from the USS Essex aircraft carrier. The objective of the training scenario was to secure an enemy base camp that was assembling vehicle-born improvised explosive devices (VB-IEDs). The mission took place at the Kuhuku Training Area on O’ahu. Produced by Tech. Sgt. Michael Jackson.
The ocean you see here is part of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary and the area between West Maui and Molokai contains one of the highest concentration of humpbacks in this sanctuary. All shots in the video was taken from my lanai at Maui Sands. I rent it out when I am not there. Checkout www.mauisands.com. The song is Ulupalakua by Hui Ohana.
HMH 463 / Marine Corps Air Base, Kaneohe Hawaii / Pegasus picks up the Secretary of the Navy in Huey’s. First of 4 clips to be posted. Known Marines in clip, (taking video- Sgt Paula Larson – McChesney), Capt Dorko one of Huey Pilots. If anyone can add name to those in this clip please leave a comment below.
I went to the Marine Ball and had epic fun times. Then I also sang the Jurassic Park theme song. Etc.
For more info about this issue check out: www.guitaraficionado.com Kirk Hammett at his new home in Hawaii. Go behind-the-scenes of the Guitar Aficionado’s July / August 2011 cover shoot with Metallica lead guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Kirk Hammett. In this exclusive video, Kirk takes me on guided tours of his idyllic Hawaiian estate, and poses for pictures with his favorite axes in some of the most beautiful spots in the entire world!
www.hawaiiseacamp.com 808-443-7189 Session 2 at Hawaii Sea Camp was the best yet with 14 kids from all across the US learning how to scuba dive, free dive; cliff-jump and bodysurf in the beautiful waters surrounding Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island! Don’t miss the breath-taking manta ray night dive at the end. Learn in paradise! Set in stunning Captain Cook, Hawaii,Hawaii Sea Camp is geared toward young people who are interested in the marine environment, either for recreation or as a prospective career. We run scuba certification, snorkel and marine science programs for four two week sessions during the summer, and for customizable time slots year-round. All levels of PADI certification are offered up to Master Diver, including Open Water referrals (for those just getting started), Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver. Teens can choose to specialize in a variety of skills including underwater photography and videography, deep diving, search and recovery; night diving, etc. Once the certifications are achieved, HSC campers participate in tropical marine science programs in partnership with the University of Hawaii, helping collect data on marine life to better understand the state of Hawaii’s reefs. Next, an excursion is always made to any number of beautiful spots on the Big Island – whether it’s bodysurfing at green sands beach, cliff jumping from the southern most point in the US or camping in the stunning Waipio Valley, adventure is our priority! Each two week session …
Just a cool octopus I recorded at the Hawaii Aquarium @ Waikiki
Holiday greetings from the Marines of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363’s airframes division, for Christmas 2011. HMH-363, a US Marine Corps CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter squadron is deployed to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, from Hawaii.