Kahele attends Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

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Jun 16, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaiʻi – State Senator Gil Kahele attended the honoring of the US Armyʻs 442nd Regimental Combat Team the 100th Infantry Battalion and the Military Intelligence Serviceʻs contributions during World War II today in Kona. Replicaʻs of the official Congressional Gold Medalʻs were given to 70 living and passed on veterans of the Nisei units during a ceremony today at the Kekuaokalani Gym in Kona. The ceremony was lead by Ret. General Robert E. Lee and was also attended by Hawaiʻi Island Mayor Billy Kenoi.
 
Pictured with Senator Gil Kahele is Mr. Hajime Uyeda of Pahala.
 


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