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List of Veterans Day events in Hawaii

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Events across the state have been planned for Monday to celebrate Veterans Day and honor the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces.

The National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific will be honoring veterans with a ceremony today. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Gen. Vincent Brooks, commanding general of the U.S. Army in the Pacific, will attend the ceremony, which begins at 10 a.m.

In Wahiawa, the Wahiawa Lions 67th Annual Veteran's Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. A joint service color guard and the Royal Hawaiian Band will lead marchers up California Avenue, from Ka'ala Elementary School to the Wahiawa District Park.

Active-duty soldiers in the U.S. Military will participate in a Veterans Day "rucker" from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to the Waikiki Natatorium. They'll be carrying 45 pound backpacks for the 11 mile march. Members of the public can join them at the Natatorium at 11 a.m. For a wreath laying ceremony.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is waving its entry fee to all visitors today, as they did all weekend. The park offers more than 150 miles of hiking trails and spectacular views.

Restaurants and eateries around the state are offering veterans with deals on lunch and dinner meals to honor their service today. Places like Starbucks, California Pizza Kitchen, Chili's, Denny's, Hooters and TGIFridays are all participating. Call ahead or check the restaurant's website for any requirements or restrictions.

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