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The Hawaii Veterans Foundation, AARP, and the Hawaii Office of Veterans’ Services invite you to our 2021 Veterans Spotlight Event featuring U.S. Army Veteran Jessica Lynch on July 27, 2021, at 4:30 pm. Jessica Lynch is a former Private First Class (PFC) in the United States Army and a former Prisoner of War (POW). More information ...
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DAVID Y. IGE, Governor of the State of Hawaii, proclaimed June 12, 2021 as “WOMEN VETERANS DAY” in Hawai’i and ask the people of the Aloha State to join me in paying tribute and honoring all women veterans who have served and continue to serve our nation and our state. 210612 Women Veterans Day

State of Hawaii – Veterans Summit Join us online for a series of free webinars: Sign up at http://aarp.cvent.com/HIVets2021 This series of virtual events is made possible through the collaboration of the Hawai`i Office of Veterans Services, the Hawai`i Veterans Foundation and AARP Hawai`i, in partnership with other veterans organizations and stakeholders. Below if a ...
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Hello Everyone, The Daniel K. Akaka State Veterans Home Ground Breaking Ceremony can be viewed on the Office of Veterans’ Services Facebook page.  The link it below. Thank you to all of the Veterans, Veterans Organizations, Governor Ige and Legislators who helped support this worthy project. https://fb.watch/62diXtSjez/   Printed Program Link Below: Daniel K. Akaka ...
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2021 State of Hawai‘i Memorial Day Ceremony – Featuring the 111th Army Band – from the Hawaii Army National Guard View our virtual Memorial Day Ceremony at 2021 State of Hawaii Memorial Day Ceremony

The State Veterans Summit Planning Committee has partnered with AARP to bring you the 2021 State Veterans Summit this summer. To bring you a program that meets your preferences, I ask that you respond to the pre-survey at the link below. The survey should take 5 minutes to complete.   We also ask that you ...
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Aloha – Many thanks to those of you who were able to join us on Saturday for Hawaii Honors Veterans, Military, and their Families – A Live Concert with Henry Kapono.  We hope you enjoyed it. During the program, we accidentally omitted a message from the Kauai Veteran’s Council.  We apologize to the 4500 veterans, military and ...
Read More If you missed the Henry Kapono Concert, it can be viewed on AARP’s FB Page

You must register at https://aarp.cvent.com/vets11-28 Honoring Veterans, Military and their Families. Saturday, November 28 at 5:00 PM

A Humble Thanks to everyone who made it possible to put together this year’s virtual parade.    Now would each of you find ways to widely share these videos to thank our Veterans and Celebrate Service in our community? We have a lot of options to share messages that people learn about during our parade. This ...
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Hawaii Veterans Day Ceremony 2020 Veterans Day gives us all the opportunity to honor and pay tribute to those who served and continue to serve in our Armed Forces. Today we salute you and your families! Please enjoy our virtual Hawai’i Veterans Day Ceremony 2020 brought to you by the O’ahu Veterans Council on: Wednesday, ...
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