Tunes for our vets

  • Henry Kapono throws the shaka with his white guitar. (Courtesy Photo/AARP Hawaii)

Henry Kapono will perform a free online concert in honor of veterans and military families at 5 p.m. Nov. 28. The concert can be seen via a Zoom link and simulcast on the AARP Hawaii Facebook page.

“November is Veterans and Military Families month and AARP Hawaii is proud to work with the Hawaii Office of Veterans Services and the musical artist Henry Kapono to put on an event that will be safe for all of us to enjoy and celebrate the service of our veterans and their families,” said Kealii Lopez, AARP Hawaii State Director.

“While the concert celebrates veterans and their families, it is open to anyone. You don’t have to be an AARP member or veteran to participate,” said Ronald Han, the director of the Hawaii Office of Veterans Services. “We want to thank Henry Kapono, who also entertained troops during the Vietnam War, for his support of veterans and their families and making this concert possible.”

Go to or the AARP Hawaii Facebook page and click on Upcoming Events to see all of AARP’s virtual offerings and to register and get a Zoom link for the free concert.

Those who register for the concert can enter a drawing for $100 grocery gift certificates. Five winners will be selected at random at the end of the concert. The contest is limited to legal residents or citizens of the United States living in Hawaii, 18 years and older. No purchase is necessary, and you must be watching the concert to win and indicate your acceptance in the Zoom chat or Facebook Live comments. A link to the contest rules is available as part of the registration process. Winners will be contacted by telephone and email to confirm where to send the prize.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email