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The Office of Veterans’ Services (OVS) is the principal state office responsible for the development and management of policies and programs related to veterans, their dependents, and/or survivors. The OVS acts as a liaison between the Governor and veterans’ organizations and also between the Department of Veterans Affairs and individual veterans. Our objectives are to assist veterans in obtaining State and federal entitlements, to supply the latest information on veterans’ issues and to provide advice and support to veterans making the transition back into civilian life.

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2021 State Veterans Summit SurveyPosted on April 9, 2021
The State Veterans Summit Planning Committee has partnered with AARP to bring you the 2021 State Veterans Summit this summer. To bring you a program that meets your preferences, I ask that you respond to the pre-survey at the link below. The survey should take 5 minutes to complete.   We also ask that you […]
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If you missed the Henry Kapono Concert, it can be viewed on AARP’s FB PagePosted on December 1, 2020
Aloha – Many thanks to those of you who were able to join us on Saturday for Hawaii Honors Veterans, Military, and their Families – A Live Concert with Henry Kapono.  We hope you enjoyed it. During the program, we accidentally omitted a message from the Kauai Veteran’s Council.  We apologize to the 4500 veterans, military and […]
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Please join us for a free Virtual Concert with Henry Kapono.Posted on November 12, 2020
You must register at https://aarp.cvent.com/vets11-28 Honoring Veterans, Military and their Families. Saturday, November 28 at 5:00 PM
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Director

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COL-R Ronald P. Han Jr.

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Advisory Board

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Advisory Board on Veteran Services

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Hawaii Veteran Newsletters

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Veteran Cemeteries

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