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Mahalo To All Who Make This Possible    

Do it Today!!!

Thank You For Your Generosity and Your Ideas

What else could we be doing to REALLY help?

See who made every parade possible below.

For our 2024 Parade, come Join Our Team

and Help Us To Host Another Exciting Parade. Let's Discover More Ways To Benefit

Our Veterans and our Island community.




Thanks to the many Veterans who joined our parade last year and our island community - businesses, service groups and their families - participating this year and continuously inspire us in many ways to Celebrate Service



Volunteers give of their time and efforts to support and organize this parade because of the importance to recognize and support our Hawaii Island Veterans and island ‘Ohana.



Help honor our Veterans and support the Hawaii Island Veterans Day Parade by encouraging others to donate or become a Sponsor at one of the following gift-giving or display fee levels:


                                                                           SILVER  $100


                                                                             GOLD $250


                                               PLATINUM $500


                                 ★ Individual donations of any amount are always welcome.



Parade sponsors will be posted below all year, identified by our parade route announcers, and all receive our sincere appreciation for joining our parade ‘Ohana.  You make it possible to honor and Celebrate Service in a meaningful way on parade day, and expand our reach to find more ways to serve and support each other throughout the year. 


Checks should be made out to "BIRCD"** with "Veterans Day Parade" written on 

the check's memo line, and either mailed to:


Hawaii Island Veterans Day Parade, C/O Doug Adams, PO Box 6926, Hilo Hawaii, 96720, 

or call us for pick-up at 808-930-3609.


The Hawaii Island Veterans Day Parade committee is grateful to Big Island Conservation Resource & Development, Inc. (BIRCD), a 501(c)3 non-profit, for serving as the fiscal sponsor for the parade.  

**"BIRCD" or Big Island Resource Conservation and Development Council, INC is our Fiscal Sponsor without which we could not hold our parade. The Council is incorporated and a registered non-profit within the State of Hawai'i. It is also a tax-exempt, 501(c) (3) organization by Internal Revenue Service determination. Their vision is to conserve, enhance, and promote the economic, cultural, and natural environment of Hawai'i. There are 375 RC&D's across the nation helping communities and groups like ours succeed.

Please Give a Big Mahalo Nui
To Last Year's 
Hawaii Island Veterans Day Parade Sponsors & Partners 


           Platinum Plus+

      AARP Hawaii ★★★

     Ken's House of Pancakes

     Councilwoman Michelle Galimba

     Jeff Gray netcom enterprises 


     Big Island Toyota ★★

     Church of the Holy Apostles ★★

     Councilwoman Jenn Kagiwada

     HFS ★★

     Hilo Medical Center ★★

     HIVM Hawaii Island Veterans ★

     Hawaii Electric Light Co. ★★

     Kipapa Traffic Management

     KTA Super Stores ★★

     Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 1

     Team Nakanishi - Hawaii Life Realty★★

     Veteran Al Inoue & Sharon Scheele

     Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 

                  3875 & Auxiliary, Hilo

     Hawaii John's​ ★★

     Chad & Jennifer Walker

     C&F Trucking ★★

     Kuwaye Trucking ★★

     Conen's Freight Transport, Inc. ★★

     Hawaii Tribune-Herald ★★★

     Hawaii County Parks & Rec ★★



       Aloha Exchange Club

       Cafe 100 

       Jackie Reyes

       Fleming & Associates

       Lex Brodie's 

       Sandy & Don Matsuura ★★★★

      WH Shipman

      TWV -Together With Veterans

      Waiakea Water 


       Pepe Romero



      Councilwoman Cindy Evans

       Special Forces Hui

      Kozmic Cones

      DC Carlson B97/B93 ★★

      Desirée Lilinoe Douglas ★★★

      Yisa Var

      T. Ilihia Gionson ★★★

      Shelby Hoota Don's Grill ★★★

      Rich 'Greenbass' ★★

      Hide Kelekolio 

      Office Max

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2022 Hawaii Island
Veterans Day Parade Sponsors & Partners



      AARP Hawaii ★★

     Hawaii Electric Light Co. 

     Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 

                 3875 & Auxiliary, Hilo ★★★★

     Engineering Partners ★

     Friends of Richard Onishi

     Church of the Holy Apostles 

     Councilman Aaron Chung 

     Hilo Medical Center ★★

     HIVM Hawaii Island Veterans 

     Kipapa Traffic Management

     KTA Super Stores 

     Team Nakanishi - Hawaii Life Realty

     Isemoto Contracting Co.

     Hawaii John's​ 

     Jeff Gray netcom enterprises 

     C&F Trucking 

     Conen's Freight Transport, Inc. 

     Hawaii Tribune-Herald 

     Hawaii County Parks & Rec



      Big Island Toyota 

      Big Island Federal Credit Union ★★★★

      Bob Shima

      Waiakea Water


       Cafe 100 ★ 

       Friends of Ashley Kierkiewicz

       Sandy & Don Matsuura

       Hawai‘i Island Community Health Center

      DC Carlson B97/B93 

      Desirée Lilinoe Douglas 

      T. Ilihia Gionson Dole Caregiver Foundation 

      JE Orozco Na Leo TV 

      Shelby Hoota Don's Grill 

      Rich 'Greenbass' 

      Hide Kelekolio ★★★★

Please Thank Our Past 
Hawaii Island
Veterans Day Parade
Sponsors & Partners
★ Number of years Celebrating Service with our Parade ‘Ohana
                  Represents 5 years Official Parade Sponsor


AARP Hawaii ★★

Aiona Cars 

Bank of Hawaii ★★

Big Island Toyota 

Bill Moore ★★

Cafe 100

Church of the Holy Apostles 

Councilman Aaron Chung 

Councilwoman Maile David ★★

Councilwoman Karen Eoff ★★★ 

Councilwoman Valerie Poindexter ★★

Councilwoman Rebecca Villegas

Councilman Tim Richards ★★

Edward Olson Foundation 

Hilo Medical Center

Isemoto Contracting Co. ★★★

Kama‘aina Motors ★★

KTA Super Stores 

Military Order of the Purple Heart ★★

Team Nakanishi - Hawaii Life Realty

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3875 &      Auxiliary, Hilo ★★

Veteran Termite & Pest Control ★★★

Waiakea High School

C&F Trucking  

Jeff Gray netcom enterprises ★★★

Hawaii John's​ 

Hawaii Electric Light Co. 

Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) 

Big Island Video News 

Wailoa Center 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald



Al Inoue & Sharon Scheele

Archie and Marlene Hapai

Big Island Candies

Combat Infantry ★★★


HIVM Hawaii Island Veterans

Sandy and Don Matsuura ★★

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3830 &    Auxiliary, Pahoa ★★★

Hide Kelekolio ★★★

Conen's Freight Transport, Inc. 

HPM Building Supply ★★★


Bay Clinic 

Big Island Federal Credit Union ★★★

Engineering Partners

Gerald & Claudette DeMello

Hawai‘i Loa Chapter DAR ★★★

Keith & Sally Marrack ★★★

Marcella Stroh 

Roland & Janice Higashi

SFC John Ichikawa

David Corrigan ★★★

DC Carlson B97/B93 ★★★★

Desirée Lilinoe Douglas 

T. Ilihia Gionson Hiehie Communications

JE Orozco Na Leo TV 

Shelby Hoota Don's Grill

Rich 'Greenbass' 

Kosmic Cones

Kurtistown Cafe 

Island Naturals ★★


Prince Kuhio Plaza Starbucks 

Downtown Hilo Subway 

Steve's Honda 

Winsome Skin Care 

U.S. Army Recruiting Station • U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Station • U.S. Navy Recruiting Station • U.S. Air Force Recruiting Station • Hawaii National Guard Recruiting Station • Hawaii National Guard • Hawaii Army National Guard • Hawaii Air National Guard & Color Guard • HHT, 299th Cavalry Regiment • Hawaii Island National Guard Youth Challenge • All Veterans • 100th/442nd RCT Members & Families • Wataru Kohashi WWII 100th Bn • 1LT Walter Hughes WWII Bomber Pilot • Disabled American Veterans #6 • Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home • Military Order of the Purple Heart • VFW Post 12122 • PTA Command Team • PTA Fire and Emergency Services • PTA USO • Hilo Elks Lodge 759 • Island of Hawaii, Office of Veteran Services Officials Mr. Roddy Sueoka & Kelcie Figueira • Office of the Mayor • Our Public Officials • Circuit Judge Edward & Tammy Kubo • Big Island Veterans Treatment Court • Prosecuting Attorney’s Office • Hawaii County Civil Defense/CERT/ Neighborhood Watch • Hilo Vet Center • Hawaii Police Department • Hawaii Island Fire Department • State of Hawaii DLNR, Hilo • State of Hawaii DAGS • County Parks & Recreation • County Public Works • Hilo Downtown Improvement Association • Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce • American Red Cross • Hawaii County Band • Civil Air Patrol Hilo • Hilo High School JROTC • Hilo High School Viking Band • Gay Pride Hilo • Hilo Union School Kazoo Band • Hawaii Island Motorcyclists • American Financial Network • Mental Restorations • Lyman House Memorial Museum  • Taishoji Taiko • Pat Aiona Jr. • Hope Services • UH-Hilo • UH-Hilo Vulcans Baseball Team • Ha‘aheo Elementary School • St Joseph School • Hawaii Care Choices • Aloha Exchange Club of East Hawaii • Rotary Clubs of East Hawaii • Rotaract UH-Hilo • Akaka Falls Lions Club • Girl Scouts of Hawaii • Aloha Council, Boy Scouts, Pukahi District • Hawaii Community College • 2019 Miss Hawaii - Nikki Kehaulani Holbrook • Ho‘ola Farms • Hawaiian Shirts for Deployed Soldiers • Mainstreet Pahoa Association Holiday Parade • Disability Rights Hawaii/ Squeaky Wheels • SSG James Kimo Pihana • Bob Arthurs • Richard Bridges • Mike Singer • Brian Daniel • Adrian Rosenberg • Kea‘au High School Cougar Band • American Legion Post 3 • Lone Soldier Honor Guard • Hawaii Horse Owners Association • Hawaii Carriage Driving Society & 4H members • Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island • KWXX/ B97/ B93 • KAPA/ Native FM • LAVA 105.3 • The Beach • The Wave • KKOA • Lin’s Lei Stand & Leona • Sheri & Grant Nishida • GHC Family Limited Partnership • Christina & Loudon Stanford • Mele & Joseph Spencer • Gayle Lingua • Glen & Damila Kagamida • Kuhio Grill • Kathy Rodriguez-Herring • Shirley Kan & Gregory Man • Sean Romero • Clinton Haina • Big Brothers Big Sisters • Ben Fuata • MG Joe Logan • David Bock • Valerie Ferrari • Mike Donnelly • Jennifer Sueoka • Stacyn Sakuma • Marilyn Haymore • Marcia Brinkley • Mary Yoshida • CPT Keoki Leong • Dan Kama • Wendell Ka‘ehu‘ae‘a • Johnny Hiduchick-Nakayama • Andrea Rice • Tonya Ozone • Maurice Messina • Maricar Souza • Jerry Chang • Lisa Kuramoto• Sandy Matsuura • Phyllis & Alan Fujimoto • Cici Frazier • Katlin McCallister • Jennifer Walker • Jeff Walker • John Antonio • Maurice Messina • Brandi Milare • Amalia Sumi • Kirk Mikami & Kaydee • Alexey Katco • Pineapples Restaurant • Burger King • Stacy's Pets • Mokupapapa • Office Max • Mike Perdue • David DeLuz • Ivan Nakano • Matt Kuohara • Jodi Ortiz • Gold Star Families • Hawaii County Solid Waste Division

© 2015 by Hawaii Island Veterans Day Committee


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