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Dear O’ahu VSO leaders and members you are all invited to attend the first annual Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony and National Vietnam Veterans Day Parade scheduled for 29 March, 2022. Opening Ceremony 1600 VIP seating opens (reserved for Vietnam Veterans and Vietnamese community) 1615 – pre-ceremony music 1630 – Ceremony begins.  Ceremony will conclude with ...
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U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Honolulu Regional Office – Public Contact Team Will host a Virtual Benefits Workshop for Veterans, Family Members, Surviving Spouses, and Community Providers on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2022 From 4:00PM‐6:00PM in HAWAII / 3:00PM-5:00PM in AMERICAN SAMOA To participate please join us in Cisco Webex by clicking or copying and pasting ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 13, 2021  AARP Launches Digital Platform to Help Hawai`i Veterans and Military Spouses Compete in Today’s Job Market   New Platform Offers Free Courses and Resources to Boost Job Search, Overcome Underemployment  AARP launched the AARP Veterans and Military Spouses Job Center, a new digital platform bringing together valuable information and resources to help Hawai`i’s 112,625 veterans and military spouses compete in today’s job market. The job center includes a new Veterans Career Advantage Course to build on career planning and skills development ...
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Pasha Hawaii Marks Its Thirteenth Year Sponsoring the Birdies for the Brave Patriots’ Outpost; Active and Retired Military Receive Free Admission, Food and Beverage at Pasha Hawaii-Sponsored Appreciation Tent Photos of 2020 Sony Open Military Tent: https://bit.ly/306ao2o Photo credit: Pasha Hawaii ...
Read More PASHA HAWAII RENEWS SPONSORSHIP OF HOSPITALITY TENT FOR HAWAII’S ACTIVE AND RETIRED MILITARY AT 2022 SONY OPEN Pasha Hawaii, the official ocean transport company for the Sony ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Veterans’ Services   DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR MAJOR GENERAL KENNETH S. HARA ADJUTANT GENERAL RONALD P. HAN JR. DIRECTOR   MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                                                          November 11, 2021   WWII Memorial Plaque Installation   WHEN:            Friday, November 12, 2021, 10:00AM WHAT:            WWII Memorial Plaque Installation WHO:             MG Kenneth ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Veterans’ Services   DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR   MAJOR GENERAL KENNETH S. HARA ADJUTANT GENERAL   RONALD P. HAN JR. DIRECTOR     MEDIA RELEASE   For Immediate Release                                                                                           November 10, 2021     Governor’s Veterans Day Ceremony CANCELED     WHEN:         Thursday, November 11, 2021   ...
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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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