Memorial Day Ceremonies 2014

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photo courtesy Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery KANEOHE BAY — The governor's Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery of the Pacific, here, Monday, May 26. The musical interlude will begin at 12:45 p.m., with the program from 1-2:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The Girl Scouts of Hawaii also is having its annual Grave Decorating Ceremony from 1-2 p.m., Sunday, May 25.

Photo courtesy Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery
KANEOHE BAY — The governor’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery of the Pacific, here, Monday, May 26. The musical interlude will begin at 12:45 p.m., with the program from 1-2:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
The Girl Scouts of Hawaii also is having its annual Grave Decorating Ceremony from 1-2 p.m., Sunday, May 25.

Sunday, 25 May
9:30 a.m., Waialua Lions Club Memorial Day Celebration at Haleiwa Beach Park, in Haleiwa. Event is open to the public. The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command will provide a color guard to honor and recognize past veterans from the North Shore who died in action in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

10-11 a.m., Waikiki World War I Natatorium Memorial Day Ceremony at Waikiki War Memorial.

10-11 a.m., Pacific American Foundation Roll Call of Honor in Remembrance Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. The Foundation will recognize the dedicated service, sacrifice and special contributions made by Pacific Island veterans. The 8th Theater Sustainment Command will participate in the Joint Service Color Guard.

12-2 p.m., Boy Scout Good Turn Ceremony at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Attendance is limited to Scouts and their families. Speaker is Col. Dave Preston, U.S. Army-Pacific, G4. USARPAC’s Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion will support.

1-2 p.m., The Girl Scouts of Hawaii will hold their Annual Grave Decorating Ceremony at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
5:30 p.m., Vietnam Veterans Candlelight Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 10583 (Vietnam Post), will honor and remember their fallen brothers and sisters. The 311th Signal Command will participate in the Joint Service Color Guard.

Monday, 26 May
8:45-10 a.m., Annual Memorial Day Mayor’s Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell will host the ceremony. The Pacific Command will participate in the Joint Service Color Guard.

10-11 a.m., Installation Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Col. Richard A. Fromm, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will host the ceremony. The public is invited to join the garrison as it honors Army veterans and sister services who served and died in defense of our country. Visitors should enter Schofield via Lyman Gate, off Kunia Road, and provide current ID, registration, insurance and safety check. For more details, call 656-3159.

1-2 p.m., Memorial Day Governor’s Ceremony at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Governor Neil Abercrombie will host the ceremony, which remembers those who gave their lives in conflict and allows for reflection on the memories. The 25th ID will participate in the joint service color guard.

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