Hundreds attend Veterans Day service

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Members of C Troop 1-299 Cavalry, Hanapepe, stand ready to offer the 21-gun salute Saturday against the backdrop of the American and Hawaiian flags belonging to Vietnam veteran George Inouye at the Veterans Day service hosted by the Kauai Veterans Council at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Jayna Shaffer of Ka Lei Mokihana O Leina‘ala offers an oli to open the Veterans Day service Saturday at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe as master of ceremonies Stu Burley pays his respects.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    A veteran applauds speakers from the shade of a tree at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe Saturday during the Veterans Day service presented by the Kauai Veterans Council.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kauai County Council Chair Mel Rapozo, Johnette Chun, Ed Kawamura Sr., Capt. Vinnie Johnson, County Councilmember Derek Kawakami, JQ Smith, and County Councilmember JoAnn Yukimura are among the dignitaries presenting wreaths of honor Saturday during the Veterans Day service presented by the Kauai Veterans Council at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    “The country is in good shape,” said retired Admiral Richard Macke in describing the Waimea High School JROTC unit, including its color guard, honor saber unit, and Miss Kauai Veteran Anna Broyles Saturday during the Veterans Day service presented by the Kauai Veterans Council at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

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    U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is a veteran and Democrat who represents rural Oahu and the Neighbor Islands.

HANAPEPE — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said via her Kauai representative that it is the sacrifice and dedication of our nation’s 23 million veterans that we owe our deepest gratitude to Saturday during the Veterans Day service presented by the Kauai Veterans Council at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

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