Oahu Veteran's Day Events
Veterans Day events on Oahu Island include ceremonies
at the National Cemetery of the Pacific and the
Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery and Veterans Day Parades
in Wahiawa and Waianae,
Honolulu Veterans Day Events
Punchbowl Cemetery Veterans Day Program
Every year there is a Veterans Day Ceremony
and Memorial Service at the National
Military Cemetery of the Pacific inside
Punchbowl Crater in Downtown Honolulu.
The ceremony attracts hundreds of people
and it usually features a rifle salute,
wreath laying ceremonies, a bell ceremony,
and a helicopter flyover. Hawaii Governor
James Aiona spoke a the 2008 Punchbowl
Crater Veterans Day Ceremony.
East Oahu Veterans Day Event
Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe
Every year there is a Veterans Day Program at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery
in Kaneohe, presented by the Hawaii Governor's Office.
At the 2008 ceremony Steve Muro, the U.S. Veterans Administration Deputy
Undersecretary for Memorial Affairs was the guest speaker and he also
presented a check for $2.75 million to expand and improve the West
Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua Kona. Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle spoke at
the 2007 2007 Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe
Veterans Day Ceremony and Jim Nabors sang the National Anthem
Central Oahu Veterans Day Event
Wahiawa Veterans Day Parade and Celebration
(November 11, 2009)
The 64th Annual Wahiawa Veterans Day Parade
will take place on Wednesday, November 11, 2009,
from about 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The parade route
will begin at Kaala Elementary School and proceed
up California Avenue to Wahiawa District Park
(also known as Fred Wright District Park).
The theme of the 2009 Wahiawa Veteran's Day Parade
is "Welcome Our Veterans" and the grand marshal
will be retired Army Colonel Bert Nishimura,
and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.
There will be a Veterans Day Ceremony
in Wahiawa District Park beginning about
10:45 a.m. that will feature a flag-raising
ceremony and an address by General
Robert Caslan, commanding general of the 25th
Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks.
CRAFT FAIR:There will be a Veterans Day
Cultural, Community, and Craft Fair in
Wahiawa District from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
There will be live music, military vehicles on
display, food booths, game booths, and booths
featuring cultural, ethnic, and community displays.
West Oahu Veterans Day Event
Waianae Veterans Day Parade and Hoolaulea
(November 7, 2009)
-PARADE: The 28th Annual Waianae Veteran's Day Parade
will take place on Saturday, November 7, 2009, beginning
at about 9:00 a.m. The parade will begin
at the Waianae Boat Harbor and proceed
down Farrington Highway to the Waianae Mall.
The Waianae Veterans Day Parade
is sponsored by the Waianae Military Civilian
Advisory Council (WMCAC).
The Waianae Veteran's Day Hoolaulea will
take place at the Waianae Mall after the
parade ends. The event will feature live
music, a JROTC Drill Meet, food booths, craft booths, and
booths featuring community information and displays.
Waianae Veterans Day Ceremony
(November 11, 2009)
There will be a Waianae Veteran's Day Ceremony
at the Pililaau Army Recreation Center.
on November 11, 2009, beginning about 11:00 a.m.
The general public is welcome to attend.
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