HONOLULU (KHON2) - As seen on Living 808 HERE. The 100th year anniversary of the end of World War One will be commemorated on Sunday, Veteran's Day at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial. This tribute will bring to light Hawaii's participation in the war and honor our ancestors who aided the war efforts and volunteered their services. Donna Ching, who is the WWI centennial
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Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial News Release HONOLULU — In all, more than 10,000 men and women from Hawaii volunteered for service in World War I. At least 101 of them died. And many, many more served in one way or another on the home front. It was an unprecedented global war, gargantuan, horrific, and horribly misnamed as the “War to End All Wars.” In all,
Hawaii Army Weekly, HONOLULU — The 100th year Anniversary of the end of World War I, Armistice, will be commemorated on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2018. This dual tribute will honor our ancestors who aided the war efforts and volunteered their services. The entire day, Sunday, November 11th, will be full of free to the public activities ranging from live bagpipers playing in unison with a
Pearl Harbor ships join nationwide bell ringing to mark centennial of WWI’s end ll the ships pier side in Pearl Harbor will ring their ship bells at 11 a.m. today as part of a nationwide initiative to commemorate Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the conclusion of World War I. Nov. 11 marks the anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended
Rearview Mirror: Escape by isle resident among WWI’s centennial stories By Bob Sigall, Special to the Star-Advertiser, November 9, 2018 The 100th anniversary of the end of World War I is Sunday. The impact of this “Great War”— as it was called at the time — in Hawaii was quite different from the Second World War. While we feared an attack on our shores,
By Pono Suganuma | November 2, 2018 at 3:58 PM HST - Updated November 2 at 3:58 PM WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - With the sound of bagpipes in the air, a special plaque was unveiled at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial Friday. The plaque honors the natatorium as an official WWI Centennial Memorial, thanks to the 100 Cities/100 memorials program. “By designating 100 WWI memorials across the nation,
Waikiki’s Natatorium is a monument to the Great War, and now it has a new Centennial Memorial Plaquehawaiiworldwar1admin2018-11-11T05:58:52+00:00
As seen on KITV. View HERE. Waikiki's Natatorium is a monument to the Great War, and now it has a new Centennial Memorial Plaque marking the 100th year anniversary of the end of World War I. The plaque was unveiled at the Waikiki Natatorium on Friday, surrounded by veterans, active-duty military, and community members. "The plaque is significant because it marks the first stage of our
As the United States prepares to commemorate the Centennial of World War One, we look back a century ago to a moment in history when America was a declared neutral as war waged in the European and Pacific Theaters. Although neutral, the United States prudently improved its defense capabilities. The Territory of Hawaii, along with the rest of the nation, took steps to ensure
Honolulu Memorial Day Parade 1918. Extract from the Hawaiian Gazette, May 31, 1918. Honolulu paid tribute the Nation's soldier and sailor dead with a spectacular military pageant followed by Memorial Day exercises at the Nuuanu cemetery….by the…outpouring of tens of thousands and the enthusiasm of the banked throngs that filled both sides of the streets along the entire line of march from the Capitol
With the sinking of the Azuma, Hawaii took the war 'personally'. The Japan - Hawaii ties became much closer.