“Farewell to Manzanar” at Nisei Veterans Memorial Center, Wailuku on May 11th!

Some of you have had the experience of attending our Monthly Movie Matinee’s the past months.  I hope that you have enjoyed the movies!  Here are details for our movie for May:
              Who:    General Public is invited
              What:    Monthly Movie Matinee – This month’s movie will be.  “Farewell to Manzanar”.  We continue with the subject of Manzanar while the Toyo Miyatake photo exhibit is still
                              Being displayed at the NVMC.
              When:  Saturday, May 11, 2019  (Always on the 2nd Saturday of each month)
                              1:00pm Doors open
                              1:30pm Movie begins
              Where:  Nisei Veterans Memorial Center – Education Center building
                              1 Go For Broke Place (aka:  665 Kahului Beach Road), Wailuku
              Why:      Sponsored by the Maui Sons and Daughters of the Nisei Veterans, the monthly movie series is meant to share the NVMC’s  vast collection of DVD’s on the subject of,
                              Nisei Veteran’s experience, relocation stories and other experience of Japanese Americans during WWII
The movies, snacks and beverages are free for everyone!!!  We do need a headcount since seats are limited.  Please call the NVMC office at:  244-6862 or call Leonard Oka at:  385-7670 cell, to reserve a seat.  Please come and join us for a very entertaining and educational movie!

Memorial Weekend Event – May 25th at 10:00am Makawao Veterans Cemetery

Memorial Weekend Event
The West Maui Veterans Club, Inc. is going to hold its annual Memorial Weekend event on Saturday the 25th of May at 10:00 a.m.  This event has been held earlier than the Makawao Veterans Cemetery event as it is a focus event with special interest to West Maui residents.  Traditionally, this has been an in-club exclusive event but this year it is open to all. Leading the event will be  M.C. Bo Mahoe, 1st Air Calvary Viet Nam.  Chief Speaker will be Janna Hoehn, of the Viet Nam Veterans Memorial Fund. Music by Melemai Kapu’uwaimai.  Marilyn Kim, Director. Bobby Lee, Elocutioner, giving recognition to all our local participants in 100th Battalion, 442 Regimental Combat team and those who served in Korea.

Health care program for veterans to change this year

KIHEI — Hawaii Veterans Affairs officials announced Thursday that the VA will replace its current health system with a new, consolidated program later this year, aimed at increasing doctor choice and making it easier to use and navigate.

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Town Hall and Benefits Workshop/Claims Clinic

Greetings all,

We will be hosting a Town Hall and Benefits Workshop/Claims Clinic on the island of Maui on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 9am to 12pm at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (see attached flyer). 

Please help us to get the word out. 

Thank You,

Eric Gaskin

Maui Town Hall Workshop Announcement