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» Lady Sif Takes a Bite out of Crime! | USS Hawaii Answers Distress Call

Posted on 28 Jun 2020 @ 11:43pm by Captain Akio Tachibana in General News



This month's feature is our very own Security K-9: Lady Sif, our resident Starfleet Working Dog.

The USS Hawaii is host to a Starfleet Security Test Program studying the utilization of Starfleet Working Dogs. Lady Sif is one of the first K-9s in the program and is handled by LTJG Harry Stevens, ATACSEC. We are happy to have them aboard, keeping us safe!




As the USS Hawaii was en route to Providence Fleet Yards (PFY), a garbled distress call came in at zero-dark thirty from the Federation Mission on Bre'el IV.

As the nearest Starfleet vessel, the Senior Staff was suddenly awoken to the change of course as the ship is speeding to find out what's happening. The USS Hawaii had just opened the mission a few months ago and is ready to pay a second visit.


» Attention to Orders!

Posted on 26 Apr 2020 @ 9:48pm by Captain Akio Tachibana in General News

Following the Cessation of Hostilities during the Gorn War of 2388, the following personnel were promoted and earned decorations as noted (to be awarded at a later ceremony):


T'Lara
Executive Officer (XO)


Iria Taltos
Chief Engineering Officer (CHENG)


Anyi Nila
Chief Operations Officer (OPS)


Harry Stevens
Assistant Chief Tactical/Security Officer (ATACSEC)


Steven Bernard
Tactical Actions Officer (TAO)


Emma Walken
Biologist (BIO)


Kyle Walken
Operations SNCO, 2d Marine Special Operations Team (2MSOT/OPS)

Starfleet/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, First Bronze Service Star
LT Amiri Aldana, 365, D.V.M., M.D., Assistant Chief Medical Officer (ACMO)

Space Medal
ENS Rora Tai, Flight Control Officer (FCO)




The USS Hawaii now embarks on her fifth mission: Ohuna - The Secret


» Meet the Female NCOs of Hawaii Plus Awards, Promotions, and a New Mission!

Posted on 26 May 2019 @ 3:09am by Captain Akio Tachibana in General News



This month's feature is our female Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs): Electronics Technician Chief Petty Officer (ETC) Jessica Wilson, Senior Chief Master-at-Arms (MACS) Isabella Kelly (pictured above left), and Yeoman First Class (YN1) Halona Grayson (pictured above right).

Our NCOs not only provide specialized tasks to the departments they serve, yet they also provide leadership to the enlisted crew and Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) also provide leadership to the Officers they mentor.

ETC Wilson is an Electronics Technician by trade and serves as the Engineering Leading Chief Petty Officer (ENGLCPO), which means she oversees the enlisted personnel of the Engineering Department as their SNCO. Between Lieutenants Deeli Kosu (CHENG) and Iria Taltos (ACHENG), that means ETC Wilson is quite busy, ensuring the tasks of the Engineering Officers are dutifully carried out.

MACS Kelly is a Master-at-Arms by trade and serves as the Tactical/Security Leading Chief Petty Officer (TACSECLCPO), overseeing the enlisted personnel of the Tactical/Security Department as their SNCO. MACS Kelly has also been instrumental in managing the experimental K9 Division. She is often seen assisting LTJG Harry Stevens (ATACSEC), the senior officer of the department, ensuring the ship is secure and ready for battle.

YN1 Grayson is a Yeoman and serves as the Executive Department Lead Petty Officer (ADMIN). While she is not a SNCO yet, she is the Non-Commissioned Officer-in-Charge (NCOIC) of the Executive Department, overseeing the ship's paperwork. She is often seen assisting the Command Team, Commanders Tolkath (2XO/CSO) and Juan "JJ" Zamora (XO) along with Captain Akio Tachibana (CO) in executing their duties. As a Yeoman, she is trained in protocol and is very hospitable to visiting officers. YN1 Grayson is also talented in foreign languages, so she can often be seen assisting the Diplomatic Department as well. During battle, her station is in the CIC, staffing the comms.






USS Hawaii was named Task Force 93's Simulation of the Month for April! [Note: TF-level awards aren't announced until the following month.]




Following the Battle of Canterra IV, the following personnel were promoted and earned decorations as noted (to be awarded at a later ceremony):


Rafe Cassidy
Chief Flight Control Officer (CONN)


Jinn Tevran
Chief Intelligence Officer (INT)


Kyle Walken
Element Leader, 2d Marine Special Operations Team (2MSOT/EL)

Starfleet/Marine Corps Achievement Medal
LT T'Lara, Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
LT Amiri Aldana, 365, D.V.M., M.D., Assistant Chief Medical Officer (ACMO)
LTJG Eira Cortez, Assistant Chief Intelligence Officer (AINT)
1stLt Gregor Goss, Team Leader, 3d Marine Special Operations Team (3MSOT/TL)
1stLt Eleanor Hargreaves, Team Leader, 4th Marine Special Operations Team (4MSOT/TL)
ENS Anyi Nila, Chief Operations Officer (OPS)

Starfleet Commendation Medal
LT Deeli Kosu, Chief Engineering Officer (CHENG)

Joint Service Commendation Medal
Maj Terrance "Terry" West, CO, 3d Marine Raider Battalion (3MRBN/CO)

Meritorious Service Medal
CDR Tolkath, Second Officer/Chief Science Officer (2XO/CSO)
CDR Juan "JJ" Zamora, Executive Officer (XO)

Defense Meritorious Service Medal
CAPT Akio Tachibana, Commanding Officer (CO)




The USS Hawaii concluded the Battle of Canterra IV and established ground operations.

She now embarks on her next mission: Hahai i na pilikua nui - Hunting Monsters


» Can she fix it? Yes she can! Meet the ACHENG: Iria Taltos

Posted on 01 Mar 2019 @ 2:19pm by Captain Akio Tachibana in General News



This month's feature is Iria Taltos, our Assistant Chief Engineer who was recently promoted to Lieutenant after helping keep the Hawaii together during the Second Battle of XFY.

Taltos originally joined us from the USS Wyoming when she was left aboard the Hawaii during the Battle of Canterra when her Senior Staff hastily departed back to the Wyoming as both ships came under Gorn attack, a mistake that probably saved her from a worse fate as the Wyoming rammed the Gorn vessel and any survivors were taken POW by the Gorn and experimented upon.

Unbeknownst to many, Taltos is an Isisean, meaning she can transform into a feline, an homage to Star Trek: TOS, Season 2, Episode 26: "Assignment: Earth".

As you may remember, Taltos was also recognized by Task Force 93 as the Player of the Month for September 2018.



We look forward to the future adventures of Taltos, our resident cat engineer!


» Is that an Emotional Support Animal? Yes, it is! Meet Sombra, PLUS Promotions and New Orders

Posted on 31 Jan 2019 @ 3:46am by Captain Akio Tachibana in General News



Sombra is an On-Call Therapy Animal when she is not supporting LT Amiri Aldana 365.

Recently, Sombra saw action in helping out Sickbay during the Second Battle of XFY.




In the Aftermath of the Second Battle of XFY, Hawaii suffered 5 KIA & 42 WIA. 18 of the 25 recovered POWs from the USS Wyoming were also injured.

Currently, the Hawaii is conducting repairs before making the approximately 3-week journey to Canterra IV. (OOC: We will be doing a time jump, although there are many in-transit posts brewing!)

Hawaii's orders are clear: Establish Ground Operations on Canterra IV.






Congratulations to the following personnel on their promotions!


Edward Bolingbroke, 24th Viscount Creedmoor
CO, Bravo Marine Special Operations Company (BMOSC/CC)
3d Marine Raider Battalion


Harry Stevens
Chief Tactical & Security Officer (TACSEC)
USS Hawaii


Iria Taltos
Assistant Chief Engineering Officer (ACHENG)
USS Hawaii


Latest Mission Posts

» Flanking Maneuver

Mission: Ohuna - The Secret
Posted on 03 Jul 2020 @ 6:18pm by Captain Akio Tachibana & Lieutenant Orson Beckett, Ph.D.

ON:

Down in the lobby, it looked like the Commander had grouped people into two fire teams of about 4 each.

"Sir, unknown number of enemy combatants, yet it looks like they're still at the gate. If we can get access to small arms, we could flank them," Boyd reported.…


» Awry

Mission: Ohuna - The Secret
Posted on 30 Jun 2020 @ 5:08am by Captain Akio Tachibana & Lieutenant Orson Beckett, Ph.D.

ON:

A boom and rumble in the distance jolted Beckett awake.

"What?" James said stirring in his sleep, tossing, and turning as unknown to him a battle ensued a short distance away. He had spent the night before exploring the planet during his short stay on Bre'el IV before returning…


» Distress Call

Mission: Ohuna - The Secret
Posted on 28 Jun 2020 @ 11:25pm by Captain Akio Tachibana & Lieutenant Commander T'Lara & Lieutenant Commander Iria Taltos & Lieutenant Janice Soran, M.D., D.V.M. & Lieutenant Junior Grade Steven Bernard, Ph.D. & Lieutenant Junior Grade Eira Cortez & Lieutenant T'Mar & Lieutenant Junior Grade Anyi Nila & Ensign Spencer Griffith-Bailey

ON:

The Hawaii was en route to PFY. It was almost the end of watch for Section 4.

"Ma'am, I am receiving a distress call from what seems to be Bre'el IV. The audio is breaking up," the OPS officer reported.

Iria muttered under her breath, **~~Great just great of…


» Twenty Questions

Mission: Ohuna - The Secret
Posted on 27 Jun 2020 @ 8:19am by Lieutenant Junior Grade Eira Cortez & Gunnery Sergeant Kyle Walken

The shift had been long but relatively quiet so Cortez had a decent chance to relax for a while before she headed off to bed for the night. Getting to deck 9 to the bar and sitting on one of the stools available, she took in the surroundings while ordering…


» Flora and Fauna

Mission: Ohuna - The Secret
Posted on 26 Jun 2020 @ 6:30am by Lieutenant Orson Beckett, Ph.D. & Lieutenant Junior Grade Emma Walken

Orson was pacing like he usually did when he was either bored or nervous, this time however it was out of boredom... He had not long been picked up by the Hawaii and was already being thrown into a role he wasn't strictly qualified for. He was a great scientist…








Newly commissioned in 2388, the Hawaii is a Sovereign Class Starship operating in the Bushido Expedition of 8th Fleet, also known as The Citadel.

The USS Hawaii is tasked with providing security, counter-intelligence, and counter-terrorism by Starfleet. Federation President Jarul Bezar commissioned the new vessel to help combat the Gorn invasion at Cestus and Canterra.

The USS Hawaii is currently en route to Canterra IV to establish ground operations as part of the Canterra Campaign, executing the following orders from Starfleet.

Hawaii's orders are clear: Establish Ground Operations on Canterra IV.



We are always taking on crew. Feel free to look around and enlist if you like what you see.



USS Hawaii's Journey Thus Far



Proud Member of the Bushido Expedition, 8th Fleet