Hawaii Military Appreciation Month Events

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

 

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The month of May is the 28th Annual Hawaii Military Appreciation Month to honor Hawaii-based troops and their families.
Local government officials and business and civic leaders, along with military leadership, have planned several events to celebrate military ohana.

Remaining events include the following:

May 18, Living History Day — The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, Fort DeRussy, Waikiki, will commemorate Armed Forces Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Events include military memorabilia; re-enactors in period uniforms from the Civil War, the Spanish-American War and Vietnam; and hands-on displays of military artifacts. Call 438-2822.

May 19, Armed Forces Day — The Honolulu Zoo, 151 Kapahulu Ave., will host a free day at the zoo for all military ID cardholders, including retirees and National Guardsmen and their spouses, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. One ID cardholder can bring the entire family.
Free entrance for military ID cardholders will be located at the Monsarrat Gate.
For general information, call 486-9640 or email ota.elaine@yahoo.com.

May 30, Celebrating the Military Family — Armed Services YMCA of Honolulu is having its first special breakfast event, 7:30-9 a.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. Military families and wounded warriors will be honored.
Individual tickets are $250. Proceeds support ASYMCA programs for military families and wounded warriors. Call Stan Lum at 473-3398 or 473-3399, or visit the ASYMCA at http://asymcahi.org/.

June 14, Army Birthday Commemoration — U.S. Army-Pacific will hold a commemoration for the Army’s 238th birthday at 6:30 p.m., June 14, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Cocktail hour begins at 5:30 p.m. For more details, contact your unit representative or call 438-9761.

Military Discounts
Visit the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii’s “Military Affairs” dropdown to view information about events and military discounts offered by local businesses to military ohana during Hawaii Military Appreciation Month.
Search http://cochawaii.org/hawaiimilitaryappreciationmonth_new.asp.

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