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Services set for decorated war veteran, Barney Hajiro

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Hajiro receives an award from then POTUS Bill Clinton Hajiro receives an award from then POTUS Bill Clinton

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Services have been set for decorated World War II veteran, Barney Hajiro.

Friends and family have the opportunity to pay their respects on Saturday, February 12 at Hosoi Mortuary beginning at 3:00 p.m., with a funeral scheduled for 4 p.m.

Hajiro will be buried at Punchbowl the following Monday with full military honors.

He was the nation's oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, and received the country's highest military honor from President Clinton in 2000.

Hajiro was 94 years old.

 

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