Kanoehe HI - Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Kanoehe HI Project - Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Kaneohe, Hawaii will soon be recognizing and honoring Gold Star Families with a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery at the entrance of the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Kaneohe, HI 96744
Medal of Honor Recipient and Co-Founder of the Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF), Woody Williams met with citizens, active duty service members, and community leaders in November 2016 to initiate the effort. The HWWMOHF will present a $5,000 check as matching seed monies.
To learn more about the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact: Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project (GSFMM) Committee Chairman, Pastor Wayne Surface, (808) 383-9446, Honorary Board Member, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation.
The local committee will be working on the GSFMM Project with Gold Star Families, as well as community leaders and citizens.
The National Project Manager for HWWMOHF is Mike King: Email email@example.com
A Gold Star family is a wife, husband, mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, parent through adoption, foster parents who stand or stood in loco parentis, children, stepchildren, children through adoption, brothers, sisters, half brothers, half sisters, aunts, uncles, grandchildren and grandparents of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States that sacrificed their life for our way of life and the American flag under which they served. The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody’ Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.
"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal or Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMC- Florida