Zg149. The new Filipino WWII Veterans Monument in Waipahu, Hawaii consist of a group of three different bronze installations by the artist Kelly S. Hestir
The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts held a dedication ceremony for the new bronze sculpture monument honoring Filipino WWII veterans at the Waipahu Public Library on Friday. The monument consists of three different bronze installations by artist Kelly S. Hestir.
These pictures and story was presented by the Hawaii Star Advertiser news paper on the 26th Feb. 2023. It was written by Rosemarie Bernardo, one of their reporters. This is the URL and it has about 14 images, click here:
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Zg150. Members of the Waipahu High School Army JROTC unveil the sculptures by Kelly S. Hestir.
Zg151. Pictured with mailelei are World War II Veterans Art Caleda, Oscar Bangui and Foustino Garcia.
Zg152. Holding a salute is GiancarloTumbaga from the Waipahu High School Army JROTC