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UH-Hilo was a pre-service training site for Peace Corps volunteers, 1962—1972. Photo by John and Peggy Bromley

Lyman Museum to screen ‘Sending Aloha Abroad’ film about Peace Corps

From 1962 to 1972, parts of the Hawaiian Islands (including remote locations on Moloka`i and the Big Island) became pre-departure training sites for some 7,500 Peace Corps volunteers, who would go on to provide assistance in villages throughout Asia and the Pacific region. “Sending Aloha Abroad” (an official selection for the 2013 Hawai`i International Film […]

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Special honorees include couples who met and married during, or as a result of, their service in Peace Corps

Peace on Parade – lovebirds, robots, and belly dancers (Sept. 18)

Special honorees include couples who met and married during, or as a result of, their service in Peace Corps

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