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Updated 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII-Events Planned on Oahu from 28 Aug-2 Sep 2020 A list of the events, short descriptions and times are listed on our website: https://www.75thwwiicommemoration.org/victory-in-the-pacific/hawaii-events If your organization has – or if you are aware of – a WWII veteran that would like to attend any of the events ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Veterans’ Services DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR COLONEL STEPHEN F. LOGAN ACTING ADJUTANT GENERAL RONALD P. HAN JR. DIRECTOR MEDIA RELEASE   For Immediate Release                                                                                      June 5, 2020 Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery (Kaneohe) WHEN:         Tuesday, June 9, 2020 WHAT:         Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery at Kaneohe WHO:           General Public, Veterans ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Veterans’ Services DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR COLONEL STEPHEN F. LOGAN ACTING ADJUTANT GENERAL RONALD P. HAN JR. DIRECTOR MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                                                          May 22, 2020 Governor’s Memorial Day Ceremony CANCELED WHEN:            Monday, May 25, 2020 WHAT:            Governor’s Memorial Day Ceremony WHO:              Governor David Y. Ige, Colonel Stephen ...
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We are writing today to urge you to contact your State Senator and Representative as soon as possible in support of funding for the construction of the State Veterans Home on Oahu. We already have 44.7 Million in Federal funding. But the Hawaii Legislature needs to approve 26 Million in its Supplemental Budget for this ...
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#2019-008                                                                                          December 24, 2019 For Immediate Release MAUI VETERANS CEMETERY NEEDS PUBLIC’S HELP WITH VASES IN STORAGE MAKAWAO, HI- The Maui Veterans Cemetery has about 1,200 vases in storage that were removed from the cemetery in preparation of Phase 1 of the gravesite restoration project in May of 2014. In 2014, before the construction ...
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Motor Vehicle Exemption for Veterans with a Service-Connected Disability rating of 100% Governor David Y. Ige signed a new measure on July 2, 2019 allowing a 100% disabled veteran to get a discount on their car registration. One of the requirements was taken out allowing more veterans to obtain this exemption. Motor Vehicle Exemption (Entitles ...
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Veterans’ Services DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR J. LOGAN ADJUTANT GENERAL RONALD P. HAN JR. DIRECTOR MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                                                           June 27, 2016   Governor’s Proclamation Designating June 27, 2016 as “Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day” WHEN:            Monday, June 27, 2016 WHAT:            Governor’s Proclamation and Informational ...
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MEDIA RELEASE #2015-012 For Immediate Release   50th Anniversary of Vietnam Commemorative Committee Building Veterans Database Honolulu, Hawaii- Hawaii’s 50th Anniversary of Vietnam Commemorative Committee is compiling a database of Hawaii-based Vietnam-era veterans.   The committee is leading the state’s efforts to honor the service and sacrifice of Vietnam-era veterans, from 2015 through 2017. There are ...
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