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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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Hawaii Veteran’s SummitPosted on May 3, 2019
The State of Hawaii will be holding it’s first ever Veterans Summit, June 21st and 22nd, at the Hawaii Convention Center. Over a two-day period, veterans, veterans’ organizations, and supportive services from all echelons, to include Federal, State, County, and private non-profit agencies will be able to educate and network with veterans and their loved […]
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2nd National Vietnam Veterans DayPosted on April 6, 2019
   
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WWII Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education ProjectPosted on October 10, 2018
The Congressional Gold Medal was awarded for the bravery and sacrifice of Filipino Veterans for their actions in WWII.  If you know a Filipino or Filipino-American World War II veteran, please complete the attached application, provide supporting document(s) such as DD-214 discharge paperwork for the veteran, and send it to FilVetRep Region 11 via email […]
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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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