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Officers salute the flag as it is raised at Lincoln Park.

Parks & Rec Dept repairs flag pole at Lincoln Park

Officers from the Hawaiʻi Police Department conducted a flag-raising ceremony at Lincoln Park in Hilo at 9 a.m. Wednesday (November 11). Special thanks go to the Department of Parks and Recreation for making the needed repairs to the flag pole in time for Veterans Day. The Hawaiʻi Police Department salutes all veterans and thanks them […]

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Veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in the Hilo Veterans Day Parade. November 7, 2009. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Veterans Day, November 11, 2014

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans Day […]

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Free entry to HVNP Veteran’s Day weekend

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park joins national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees all three days of the upcoming Veteran’s Day weekend, Nov. 9-11. “Our nation’s veterans have sacrificed much to protect our freedom,” Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando said. “To honor the selfless service of our veterans, we invite everyone to experience […]

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Free entry to HVNP for Veterans Day weekend

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Volcanoes National Park joins all 398 national park units across the country in waiving entrance fees for the upcoming Veterans Day weekend, Nov. 10-12. “We are indebted to the sacrifices our veterans have made for our country’s freedom and heritage,” Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando said. “The National Park Service invites all veterans […]

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Public libraries will observe Veterans Day holiday

MEDIA RELEASE In observance of the Veterans Day 2012 Holiday, most public libraries will be closed Saturday, Nov. 10 through Monday, Nov. 12. Five libraries will be closed from Friday through Sunday: * Aiea Public Library * Hawaii Kai Public Library * Kaimuki Public Library * Liliha Public Library * Makawao Public Library (Maui) Call […]

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U.S. Army Garrison Pōhakuloa will participate in this year’s Hilo Veterans Day parade on Nov. 10 and would like to honor Big Island Veterans by inviting them to ride on the Pōhakuloa float.

Pōhakuloa Training Area invites Veterans to ride Hilo Veterans Day Parade float

U.S. Army Garrison Pōhakuloa will participate in this year’s Hilo Veterans Day parade on Nov. 10 and would like to honor Big Island Veterans by inviting them to ride on the Pōhakuloa float.

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Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans Day as a way to honor those who served in all American wars. The day honors military veterans with parades and speeches across the nation. A national ceremony takes place at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Veterans Day by the numbers November 11, 2011

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans Day […]

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'We honor your service, we are grateful for your sacrifice, and we will not let you down'

Saluting the troops, past and present

‘We honor your service, we are grateful for your sacrifice, and we will not let you down’

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Wayne 'Big Dog' Joseph's Big Dog Productions hosted the Second Annual Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk at Moku Ola (Coconut Island) Thursday (Nov 11).

Big Dog 5K race honors veterans and helps the hungry

Wayne ‘Big Dog’ Joseph’s Big Dog Productions hosted the Second Annual Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk at Moku Ola (Coconut Island) Thursday (Nov 11).

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Island Veterans Day celebrations 2010

Island Veterans Day celebrations 2010

* 11 a.m., West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery American Legion Kona Post 20 is holding its annual Veterans Day program, followed by a potluck lunch. Veterans organizations, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps and Civil Air Patrol join eatured speaker is Gordon Rogers, deputy commander of Pohakuloa Training Area. * 11 […]

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As Americans, we owe a tremendous amount of gratitude to our veterans who, during peace and war, have demonstrated a steadfast commitment to safeguarding the principles upon which our nation was founded. Hawai‘i’s veterans have a long and proud tradition of serving their communities after returning to civilian life, and they comprise an integral part of our island ‘ohana.

Veterans Day message from Governor, Lt. Governor

As Americans, we owe a tremendous amount of gratitude to our veterans who, during peace and war, have demonstrated a steadfast commitment to safeguarding the principles upon which our nation was founded. Hawai‘i’s veterans have a long and proud tradition of serving their communities after returning to civilian life, and they comprise an integral part […]

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Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans Day as a way to honor those who served in all American wars.

Veterans Day 2009: Nov. 11, by the numbers

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans Day […]

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All public libraries closed Veterans Day (Nov. 11)

All public libraries closed Veterans Day (Nov. 11)

MEDIA RELEASE All public libraries that are currently open will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of the Veterans Day 2009 Holiday. These libraries are scheduled to reopen on Thursday, November 12. Visit librarieshawaii.org/locations/… for public service hours or call your local library.

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To honor America’s service men and women, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that areas managed by the department will not charge entrance fees on Veterans Day.

National Parks free admission on Veterans Day

To honor America’s service men and women, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that areas managed by the department will not charge entrance fees on Veterans Day.

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