Gov. David Ige, left, visits Wednesday with VFW volunteer Gaylene Hopson, right and Post 12122 Commander Pat Pastor at the temporarily shuttered VFW chapter in Kailua - Kona.
Cmdr Martin and the VFW Nat'l Home Buddy Poppy Child "Jaden" receiving our donations at the 117th Nat'l Convention in Charlotte NC.
SJVC Maria V. Igafo with Nat'l Home Buddy Poppy Girl
PSC Randy Grant and gang in Charlotte, NC
JVC Jonathan at VFW National Home for Children
State Cdr. Grant and his supporters at the WWII Memorial
C/Man Takai with Post 10276 members, at OVC
The VFW Department of Hawaii has Posts on the islands of Kauai, Molokai, Oahu, Maui, Hawaii and American Samoa.
OUR MISSION: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.
OUR VISION: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.
OUR CORE VALUES:
- Always put the interests of our members first
- Treat donors as partners in our cause
- Promote patriotism
- Honor military service
- Ensure the care of veterans and their families
- Serve our communities
- Promote a positive image of the VFW
- Respect the diversity of veteran opinions