Veterans cemetery upgrades completed

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Demonstrating the collective effort to complete the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery expansion and improvements project, Mayor Derek Kawakami invited all guests for a photo during the dedication ceremony in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Sean Chun, left, officiant of the Thursday dedication of the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery expansion and improvement project, watches as Mayor Derek Kawakami and Maj. Gen. Kenneth Hara undo the symbolic lei leading to the expansion area behind the cemetery pavilion in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Ed Kawamura Sr., standing right, hands out flowers so veterans can visit graves of their loved ones Thursday during the county’s dedication of the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery expansion and improvements project in Hanapepe.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Mayor Derek Kawakami talks with Ed Kawamura Sr. of Veterans Helping Veterans at the wall honoring veterans of all military branches Thursday during the dedication of the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetary expansion and improvements project in Hanapepe.

Ed Kawamura Sr. of Veterans Helping Veterans had a bucket of flowers to distribute to other veterans and guests attending the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery expansion and improvements project last week.

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