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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2014 FREE SCREENING OF AWARD WINNING FILM ‘FORT BLISS’, THURSDAY, OCT 16, 7PM AT CONSOLIDATED THEATRES MILILANI 14 HIFF CORDIALLY INVITES MILITARY AUDIENCES TO ATTEND. PRODUCER JOHN SULLIVAN IN ATTENDANCE FOR Q&A HONOLULU – The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) presented by Halekulani proudly presents a free screening of ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR MAJ. GEN. DARRYLL D.M. WONG DIRECTOR MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release          July 16, 2014 #2014-0014               New Survey to Assess Needs of Hawaii’s Women Veterans HONOLULU — A survey addressing the unique needs of women veterans has been launched ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Veteran Services   MEDIA RELEASE Governor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery   WHEN:            Monday, May 26, 2014, 1 p.m. WHAT:            Governor’s Memorial Day Ceremony WHO:              Gov. Neil Abercrombie, State Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Darryll D.M. Wong, State and City Government Officials, Consul Generals, U.S. Military Commanders, ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR MAJ. GEN. DARRYLL D.M. WONG DIRECTOR   MEDIA RELEASE May 5, 2014   #2014-005   Improvements Coming to Maui Veterans Cemetery Honolulu, Hawaii – The Office of Veterans Services plans to begin improvement projects for the Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao that will temporarily impact nearly half of the existing ...
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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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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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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/