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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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JBPHH Annual Retiree Seminar – Saturday, November 3, 2018Posted on October 12, 2018
Please join us for the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Retiree Activities Office’s Annual Retiree Seminar.  HOVS will have counselors available to provide VA benefits and claims processing advice. Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018; 8AM to 12PM Place: Historic Hickam Officers Club, 2000 Signer Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96818
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State of Hawaii Veterans Day Ceremony – Sunday, November 11, 2018Posted on October 10, 2018
This year’s Veterans Day Ceremony will take place at the War Memorial Natatorium in Waikiki to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of WWI.  Please plan to attend this ceremony in lieu of the traditional ceremonies held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) and the Kaneohe State Veterans Cemetery.  There will […]
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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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