Tag: Gov. David Ige

State recognizes Army for its efforts

State recognizes Army for its efforts

| February 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

Gov. David Ige and several members of the State Legislature honored eight individuals and groups from various islands for outstanding service to Hawaii in the fight against invasive species.

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Veterans bestowed with France’s highest honor

Veterans bestowed with France’s highest honor

| September 28, 2017 | 12 Comments

The Honorary Consul of France, Guillaume Maman, bestowed three veterans with the highest award recognition France gives – the Legion D’Honneur – in a quiet ceremony, Sept. 21, at the Hawaii State Capitol, in the historic House Chamber.

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Governor proclaims May to be Gold Star Appreciation Month

Governor proclaims May to be Gold Star Appreciation Month

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hawaii Gov. David Ige proclaimed May to be Gold Star Appreciation Month at a ceremony at the state Capitol, Wednesday, May 17th.

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Vietnam veterans to be honored Memorial Day

Vietnam veterans to be honored Memorial Day

| May 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, a special collaborative Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, or Pūowaina in Hawaiian.

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311th’s ‘Doctor’ recognized by Hawaii governor

311th’s ‘Doctor’ recognized by Hawaii governor

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

A crowd starts to form around a vehicle in downtown Honolulu.

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Japanese-American veterans to be honored during 75th commemoration

Japanese-American veterans to be honored during 75th commemoration

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Veterans of four military units comprised primarily of Americans of Japanese ancestry (AJAs) will be honored in this year’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Oahu that thrust the United States into World War II.

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Honoring veterans

Honoring veterans

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Brzak, command sergeant major with 25th Infantry Division, speaks to Korean War veterans during the 2016 Governor’s Veterans Day Ceremony at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe, Hawaii, Nov. 11, 2016.

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Hawaii-based Soldier wins U.S. Army Soldier of the Year, recognized by Governor Ige

Hawaii-based Soldier wins U.S. Army Soldier of the Year, recognized by Governor Ige

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sgt. Robert Miller of the 74th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 303rd Ordnance Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army-Pacific, received a Certificate of Special Recognition on behalf of the State of Hawaii by Governor David Ige, here, Nov. 3.

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‘Beyond Boots’ women’s conference scheduled Nov. 19

‘Beyond Boots’ women’s conference scheduled Nov. 19

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Women are one of the fastest growing subgroups of veterans,” said Kayla Williams, director of VA Women Veterans Center in Washington, D.C.

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Veterans Day Events

Veterans Day Events

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The national holiday will be observed today, Nov. 11. The following events are happening in observance of Veterans Day.

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