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Maui Guard Armory renamed for Medal of Honor Hero

October 18, 2017

An armory memorialization ceremony was held at the Hawaii Army National Guard’s Puunene Armory on Maui, Hawaii on October 13, 2017. The dedication ceremony honored Private First Class Anthony T. Kahoohanohano for his selfless service during the Korean War.

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About 200 people attended the ceremony, including a large number from the Kahoohanohano family, members from Maui’s Korean War Veteran’s Association, Maui elected officials, Hawaii National Guardsmen, and friends of the family. The ceremony was short, but the new sign “PFC Anthony T. Kahoohanohano Armory” and a bronze plaque describing the actions that earned him the Medal of Honor, will last forever.

A native of Maui, Pfc. Kahoohanohano, was one of six brothers, all who served in the U.S. military. There is also a deep tie to the Hawaii Army National Guard.

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