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.
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 […]Read More
Governor’s Proclamation Designating June 27, 2016 as Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness DayPosted on June 24, 2016
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Veterans’ Services DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR J. LOGAN ADJUTANT GENERAL RONALD P. HAN JR. DIRECTOR MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release June 27, 2016 Governor’s Proclamation Designating June 27, 2016 as “Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day” WHEN: Monday, June 27, 2016 WHAT: Governor’s Proclamation and Informational […]Read More
50th Anniversary of Vietnam Commemorative Committee Building Veterans DatabasePosted on November 25, 2015 Read More Entries from News
MEDIA RELEASE #2015-012 For Immediate Release 50th Anniversary of Vietnam Commemorative Committee Building Veterans Database Honolulu, Hawaii- Hawaii’s 50th Anniversary of Vietnam Commemorative Committee is compiling a database of Hawaii-based Vietnam-era veterans. The committee is leading the state’s efforts to honor the service and sacrifice of Vietnam-era veterans, from 2015 through 2017. There are […]Read More