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The NVMC ignites human potential by inspiring people to find the hero in themselves through the legacy of the Nisei Veterans.

Nisei Veterans Memorial Center announces inaugural Hero Awards

Make a nomination or submit your application to win a $1,000 cash prize.

Mahalo to our sponsors, HouseMart and Miyake Concrete, we’re able to announce the inaugural NVMC Hero Awards!

Through these awards, the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center aims to honor men and women in the Maui community who reflect the values of Nisei Veterans.

The applications are now open for two out of three awards during August - September.

These Hero Awards, the Courage and Leadership Hero Awards, celebrate Nisei Veterans and aims to honor men and women in the Maui Community who reflect the courageous and leadership values of the Nisei.

The third award is an honorary Philanthropy Hero Award in which the nominations were chosen through a Nomination Committee and passed on to the Awards Review Committee for selection.

Applications are due on October 14, 2016, and awardees will be notified later in the month, receiving the award on November 4th at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center Heroes Dinner.

Click to download the applications:

NVMC Courage Award Application

NVMC Leadership Award Application


Applications must be in-hand by 5pm on Friday, October 14, 2016 to Nisei Veterans Memorial Center.

You can email application to info@nvmc.org or mail to: Nisei Veterans Memorial Center PO Box 216, Kahului, HI 96733