Benefits For Hawaii Veterans
Special Housing for Disabled Veterans: Payment by the State of up to $5,000 to
each VA qualified, totally disabled veteran for the purpose of purchasing or remodeling
a home to improve handicapped accessibility.
Burials: Qualified veterans (including U.S. war allies)
and their dependents in the Hawaii State Veterans’
Cemeteries on Oahu, Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Molokai or Lanai.
Vital Statistics: Free certified copies of vital records from
specific states when needed for Veterans’
License Plates: For the same cost as regular license plates, Veterans can
choose, if qualified, either a Veteran, Combat or Combat Wounded, Pearl Harbor Survivor, Former
POW, World War II Veteran, Korea Veteran, Vietnam Veteran or Persian Gulf veteran license plate. These plates are also available
Tax exemptions: Tax
exemptions on real property owned and occupied as a home by a totally disabled Veteran or their widow(er). Tax
exemptions on passenger cars when they are owned by totally disabled Veterans and
subsidized by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Employment and Re-Employment:
Preference is given to Veterans
and service-connected disabled Veterans and their widow(er)s for
civil service positions, training programs, job counseling and referrals to civilian jobs by the Workforce
Development Division, Department of Labor & Industrial Relations. Re-employment rights for
Veterans, Reservists or National Guard members who leave a position within State
or County government for training or active military service.