The Hawaii Army National Guard's CH-47 helicopter unit is getting ready for its second deployment to Afghanistan.
Approximately 125 soldiers, aviators and support personnel will participate in two months of training at Fort Hood, Texas, in preparation for their nine-month deployment in support of 'Operation Enduring Freedom.'
They'll deploy Saturday from Wheeler Army Airfield at 10 a.m.
The first runner to cross the finish line of the 2013 Honolulu Marathon was Gilbert Chepkwony who finished in 2:18:47.
A 3.8 magnitude earthquake happened just before 10:30 pm. Saturday at 6.1 miles east southeast of Holualoa on the Big Island according to the US Geological Society.
Thousands gathered at the memorial to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice and to those who survived.