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COURTESY STAFF SGT. MIKE MEARES / U.S. AIR FORCE Hana Hou, Pacific Air Forces Band-Hawaii, performed holiday music during one of the annual Freedom Tower lighting celebrations at Hickam Air Force Base.
COURTESY PHOTO Juichi "Toki" Tokioka, left, Ron Arata and Alejandro "Ando" Navarez pose on the steps of the tower that same year.
COURTESY PHOTO Civilian electricians for Hickam Air Force Base stand in front of Freedom Tower in December 1987.