Veterans Day in Hawaii (2012 Edition)
Veteran’s Day in Hawaii
USS Missouri Battleship Sunset CeremonyThe Mighty Mo hosts a free (RSVP required) sunset ceremony aboard the USS Missouri Battleship. Servicemen and women commemorate Veterans Day and all veterans past and present in the United States.
Sunday, November 11, 2012 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Battleship Missouri Memorial, Pearl Harbor Free and open to the public with RSVP Guests to be seated by 4:15 p.m.
Vietnam Memorial Dedicated at PunchbowlEvery year, the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific hosts a free Veterans Day ceremony. This year, the ceremony will unveil a new memorial at Punchbowl, paying tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War. Four F-22 aircrafts will execute a flyover above Punchbowl at approximately 11:00am. The jets are from the 199th Fighter Squadron and will fly above Kahala along the H-1 freeway to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, then continuing along the Koolau Mountain range.
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) Veterans Day ceremony 10:00am – Open to the public
Veteran’s Day Parade in WahiawaIn central Oahu, the rural town of Wahiawa hosts a free Veterans Day parade every year. Presented by the Wahiawa Lions Club, the 66th annual parade is Hawaii’s oldest and largest Veterans Day parade. The parade begins at Ka’ala Elementary School and moves along California Avenue to the Wahiawa District Park for continued ceremonies on the field. Military equipment will be on display.
10:00 am, Monday November 12 Free and open to the public