A time to remember, and honor

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Cheryl Lum, a leader with Girl Scout Troop 008, sets up a lei at a grave, Monday during the Memorial Day Observances presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Vietnam Veteran Ed Kawamura watches as Congressman Kai Kahele adjusts the American flag at the grave of Clyde Caires, Monday during the Memorial Day Observances presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery. Caires, an early Kaua‘i KIA in the Vietnam War, was just 19 years old.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Visitors to the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery listen to the Memorial Day Observances through the courtesy of Frank Cruz audio system.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    A visitor to the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery tends to a grave, Monday during the Memorial Day Observances presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Capt. Rod Green, commander of the Marine Corps League, leads the procession of wreath and lei, Monday during the Memorial Day Observances presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Capt. Tim Young, commander of the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Mana, joins the Kaua‘i Legislative team of Rep. Dee Morikawa, Senate President Ron Kouchi, and Rep. James Tokioka in a lei ho‘okupu, Monday during the Memorial Day Observances presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. This was Young’s last ho‘okupu before his Change of Command.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Congressman Kai Kahele present his wreath of remembrance, Monday followed by Darryl Low, Mike Contrades, and bugler Sarah Tochiki during the Memorial Day Observances presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    The Waimea High School JROTC retire the colors and its specialty Honor units, Monday following the Memorial Day Observances presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery.

HANAPEPE — Congressman Kai Kahele and his Kaua‘i team searched through the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery for Clyde Caires, Monday ahead of the Memorial Day Observances presented by the Kaua‘i Veterans Council.

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