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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Veteran Services   NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR   MG DARRYLL D.M. WONG ADJUTANT GENERAL   RONALD P. HAN JR. DIRECTOR     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                         Nov. 5, 2013    Governor’s Veterans Day Ceremony at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery    WHEN:            Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, 1 p.m. WHAT:            Governor’s Veterans ...
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Veterans cemetery asking families to respect the rules Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL KANEOHE (HawaiiNewsNow) – Exactly 22 years ago on August 1, 1991 the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe opened. Today there are nearly 10,000 people buried there. But some families have been bending the rules on how to honor their ...
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Arranging For Burial in the HAWAII STATE VETERANS CEMETERY  Burial in the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery (HSVC) is an honor reserved for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and their eligible dependents.  The HSVC maintains this tradition on behalf of a grateful nation. Gravesites in HSVC cannot be reserved in advance. However, families are encouraged ...
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HAWAII STATE VETERANS CEMETERY 45-349 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, HI 96744 Phone: (808) 233-3630 Fax: (808) 233-3633 GENERAL INFORMATION/RULES AND REGULATIONS Reference: Department of Defense, Amendments to Chapter 7-32-6, Hawaii Administrative Rules, 2008 VISITING HOURS: The cemetery is open to visitor’s everyday from 7:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to include holidays. CEMETERY OFFICE HOURS: Monday through ...
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The Dept. of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration in Honolulu The Hawaii State Office of Veterans Services (OVS) and the Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee, request your presence on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. at the Kyser Auditorium in Tripler Army Medical Center, to ...
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By Kery Murakami After years of waiting, Hawaii’s Filipino World War II veterans like 89-year-old Artemio Caleda are again raising their hopes for a change in immigration law that would make it easier to bring their relatives to be near them in their old age. With both champions of this issue, former Sens. Daniel Inouye ...
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How many Veterans are there in Hawaii?

Posted on Feb 6, 2013 in News

Civil Beat ran a fact-check on Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s state of the state address. http://www.civilbeat.com/fact_checks/2013/02/06/18245-fact-check-abercrombie-10-percent-of-hawaii-residents-are-veterans/

Hiring Our Heroes Event 1/31/13

Posted on Jan 29, 2013 in News Release

2013 Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Event – HILO, HI Armed Forces Reserve Center, 1ST SQN 299TH CAV 1304 KEKUANAOA STREET, HILO, HI 96720 January 31, 2013 Join us January 31, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM for a job fair and workshop for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, ...
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REPORT TO THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE STATE OF HAWAI`I 2013 PURSUANT TO SR6 SD1 2012 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF VETERANS SERVICES TO DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF WOMEN VETERANS AND WOMEN ON ACTIVE DUTY Executive Summary   The Hawai`i Military Women’s Task Force has met since April 2012 every month. It ...
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Office of Survivors Assistance

Posted on Jan 10, 2013 in slider

Helpful information for you about VA Benefits for Survivors. Learn more about Dependents and Survivors Benefits, such as Health Insurance, Education, Burial and Memorial Benefits. For more information please visit http://www.va.gov/SURVIVORS/OUTREACH.asp