Remembering the 100th Battalion

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Veterans of the 100th Btn peer at the audience through pictures Sunday during the West Kauai Club 100 73rd Memorial Service at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Members of the Waimea High School JROTC color guard, including Pauline Ragus, Naomi Ka‘auamo, Denise Dumlao, Braelyn Cayaban and Adrian Buyat, retire the colors following the West Kauai Club 100 73rd Memorial Service Sunday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Alan Horikawa, right, son of a 100th Btn veteran, and his wife help present the wreath as Capt. Vinny Johnson of the U.S. Navy Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands follows Sunday during the West Kauai Club 100 73rd Memorial Service honoring members of the 100th Btn at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Capt. Vinny Johnson of the U.S. Navy Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands presents a flower of remembrance during the recitation of Kazuma “Monty” Nishie, a 100th Btn veteran he befriended after taking command of PMRF. Susan Honjiyo of the West Kauai Club 100 is ready to offer flowers to other people wishing to honor members of the 100th Btn at the West Kauai Club 100 73rd Memorial Service at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe Sunday.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Lillian Takiguchi, a 100th Btn widow, helps her grandchildren present flowers of remembrance during the Roll Call Sunday at the West Kauai Club 100 73rd Memorial Service for fallen comrades of the 100th Btn at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Ross Shimabukuro of Lihue said he can picture the faces of the veterans of the 100th Battalion as the names of the veterans were read during the Roll Call Sunday during the West Kauai Club 100 73rd Memorial Service honoring the battalion’s fallen comrades at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

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