Kahului, Maui, HI – May 11, 2017 – Queen Ka’ahumanu Center dedicates the month of May in support of our military under the Let’s Support Our U.S. Military Together! promotion. In honor and support of our U.S. Military, selected Queen Ka’ahumanu Center merchants will offer special discounts, promotions and/or added value to all active military personnel with valid military identification now through May 31, 2017. A list of participating merchants is available at queenkaahumanucenter.com and the QKC Guest Services desk.

On Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10am to 2pm, military branches and veteran organizations will be on hand for outreach and education. The festivities will include entertainment, crafts and balloons for the keiki. In addition, Queen Ka’ahumanu Center, in conjunction with Hallmark Cards, will be sending mahalo cards and care packages to each of the U.S. Military Branches – Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, National Guard and Coast Guard. Public is invited to write words of thanks on our Giant Gratitude Cards displayed throughout the month at QKC Guest Services or donate individual gratitude cards at Hallmark Cards. The public is also encouraged to bring care package items such as commercially prepared Hawaii-style snacks, spam, jerky and candy that may be dropped at our QKC Gratitude Box.

“Queen Ka’ahumanu Center would like to extend our gratitude to all military that have volunteered to fight for our unity, honor and freedom. We respect and admire all active and veteran military personnel, along with their families, for their heroic sacrifice in defending our country”, says Toni Rojas, Marketing Director. “We encourage you to extend your gratitude and aloha by stopping by QKC in May and writing your note of thanks”, says Rojas.

For more information, visit queenkaahumanucenter.com or the QKC Guest Services desk.

About National Military Appreciation Month National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM) is celebrated every May and is a declaration that encourages U.S. citizens to observe the month in a symbol of unity. NMAM honors the current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including those who have died in the pursuit of freedom. The month of May is characterized by six national observances which highlights the contributions of those who have served.

Read more: http://militarybenefits.info/national-military- appreciation-month/#ixzz4e4AMQLp2