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Hawaii Legislature Pushing for U.S. Stamps to Honor Nisei Veterans

Robert Arakai Robert Arakai

By Tracy Gladden

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- Elvis, and Yoda have them, and now members of the Hawaii Legislature are urging the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative stamp to honor Nisei veterans.

State Representatives are asking for the public's help to get a stamp issued in 2010 in honor of the more than 20,000 American World War II veterans

"I think a lot of them need to be honored the medal of honor and think stamp will help towards that," said Robert Arakai, with the President 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans.

To help get the stamp passed by the Citizen Stamp Advisory Committee, add your name to the 10,000 signatures on a petition on their Web site by clicking on the link above.

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