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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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Oahu Veterans Day Ceremony – Sunday, November 11, 2018Posted on October 10, 2018
In partnership with the Hawaii WWI Centennial Task Force, this year’s Oahu Veterans Day Ceremony will take place at the War Memorial Natatorium in Waikiki to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of WWI.  This year’s event mirrors similar events across the nation under the auspices of the World War One Centennial Commission.  The […]
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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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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 […]
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COL-R Ronald P. Han Jr.

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