- Associated Press - Saturday, November 19, 2016

HILO, Hawaii (AP) - A Purple Heart memorial will be installed in Hawaii in time for the medal’s 100th anniversary next year.

West Hawaii Today reports (https://bit.ly/2fPMewS) three Hawaii County councilmembers committed $3,333 apiece from their contingency funds to pay for the memorial.

The monument is slated for the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.

Its association raised $4,000 for the project.

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Information from: West Hawaii Today, https://www.westhawaiitoday.com

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