2017 Veterans Day & 242nd USMC Birthday Event

2017 Veterans Day & USMC 242nd Birthday Event

Commander Donovan A. Lazarus, American Veterans Hawaii and Commander Ronald Y.K. Lam, Ewa Battlefield Post

cordially invites you to attend the Veteran’s Day & USMC 242nd Birthday event on Saturday, the eleventh of November two thousand seventeen at 1500 Hours

Ka Makana Ali’i Mall

Center Court

91-5431 Kapolei Pkwy

Kapolei, Hawaii 96707

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Aloha Attire or Class B

This 11 November marks the 99th Anniversary of Veteran’s Day. American Veterans Hawaii is hosting the above event to honor the sacrifices of all our Veterans, Active Duty Service Members, Fallen Comrades, and our POW/MIAs.

For more information, please email us at


Or, call us at 808-382-6835

2017 Veterans Day and 242nd USMC Birthday Event Flyer

Veterans Day and USMC 242nd Birthday Event Official Invite

2017 Veterans Day Program


Playing of “God Bless the USA” – Sound Technician

Welcome – Chrystie Brandt, Master of Ceremonies

Presentation of National Colors – Kapolei High School MC-JROTC

National Anthem & Hawai‘i Pono’i – Mililani High School Choir


Distinguished Speaker – Stephanie G. England, General Manager, Ka Makana Ali‘i

Distinguished Speaker – Majority Floor Leader, Senator Will Espero

Distinguished Speaker – Rolly Alvarado (Sgt, USMC), West Oahu Vet Center

Distinguished Speaker – Donna Renk (Surviving Spouse of Sergeant Daniel Renk (USMC)

Keynote Address – Thomas “Tom” Lee (SSG, USA)


Presenting: Senator Espero, CDR Donovan Lazarus,

SSG Thomas Lee and CDR Ron Lam

Playing of “Taps” – Keane Ishii, Mililani HS Choir Director

Taiko Drummers and Ewalani Hulamaids Performance


Colonel Jason Seal (USMC, Ret.), Senior Marine Instructor, MC-JROTC

Playing of Happy Birthday USMC – Sound Technician

Retire the Colors – Kapolei High School MC-JROTC

Playing of United States Armed Forces Medley – Sound Technician

Makana Mele concert series. Here is the line up for that:

1630 – 1730: Halau Hula ma ka Pu’uwai a ka Mana’o — Kumu Hula Pam Ka’uionalani Divine

1800 – 1930: Kaipo Kapua

The halau does have a very nice number that is to a patriotic song. Don’t miss out!

Checkout some of our 2016 Veterans Day & USMC 241st Birthday Event Snapshots:

United States Armed Forces Medley

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