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MEDIA RELEASE  #2023-02 For Immediate Release March 15, 2023 Hawai‘i Army National Guard Mourns Death of Specialist Laau J. Laulusa HONOLULU, HI—We can confirm the deceased female in a Mililani car fire was Specialist Laau J. Laulusa, 21 years old, a proud Soldier with the Hawai‘i Army National Guard. She was a supply specialist for ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY #2023-001 February 23, 2023 For Immediate Release Hawai‘i Army National Guard to hold Public Meeting on PFAS report PEARL CITY, HI- The Hawai‘i Army National Guard (HIARNG) will be holding a public meeting on Friday, February 24, 2023 at their Waiawa training facility to discuss the results of a recent Site Inspection report ...
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MEDIA RELEASE #2022-009 September 16, 2022 For Immediate Release Hawai‘i allocated $2.2M grant for cybersecurity Honolulu, Hawai‘i – On Friday, September 16, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced $1 billion in funding for a first-ever State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP). The allocated funding is to be made available over a 4-year ...
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MEDIA RELEASE  #2022-008 September 16, 2022  For Immediate Release  Hawai‘i Office of Homeland Security awarded $423,000 grant for targeted violence and terrorism prevention  Honolulu, Hawai‘i – Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the award of 43 grants, totaling $20 million, under the Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) Grant Program for Fiscal Year ...
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MEDIA RELEASE  #2022-007 September 2, 2022  For Immediate Release  Delay on Completion of Daniel K. Akaka State Veterans Home  KAPOLEI, Hawai‘i – The Office of Veterans’ Services (OVS), a division of the State of Hawai‘i Department of Defense (HIDOD), has recently learned from our primary construction contractor, Nan Inc., that transportation complications and key equipment ...
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MEDIA RELEASE #2020-011 Nov. 17, 2020 For Immediate Release First death of Hawaiʻi National Guardsman from COVID-19 HONOLULU-  The Hawaiʻi National Guard lost its first member from the COVID-19 virus on Sunday, November 15, 2020. The 52 year old airman tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the week. The Hawaiʻi Air National Guardsman was a part-time reservist assigned to Joint ...
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The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) unveiled a new website for the public to access the latest information on COVID-19 in Hawai‘i. The State of Hawai‘i has mobilized an inter-agency collaborative effort to keep the community safe and healthy. The website, hawaiicovid19.com provides timely information and resources on the coronavirus, including guidance on how to ...
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Adjutant General of Hawai‘i, Maj. Gen. Kenneth S. Hara, visited Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPH-H) during Sentry Aloha exercise training, January 21, 2020. Approximately 35 aircraft and 1,000 personnel from eight states participated in the two-week air exercise. Sentry Aloha is an ongoing series of exercises hosted by the Hawai‘i Air Guard’s (HIANG) 154th Wing ...
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By Tech. Sgt. Andrew Jackson HIANG HQ – Public Affairs The Hawaii National Guard sent the 93rd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (CST) and the Medical Detachment 1 section of its CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive) Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) section to Guam in the closing weeks of November 2019 to ...
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154th Wing Public Affairs Story by Senior Airman John Linzmeier Monday, October 28, 2019 It’s almost a universal phenomenon, knowing that some of life’s best experiences seem to come-and-go at the blink of an eye. Teenagers create unforgettable friendships and memories over a few short years in high school, as do some young adults who ...
Read More Decades devoted toward Honor Guard service

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