US Navy Recognized with Eight Historic Preservation Awards
The US Navy won eight 2014 Historic Preservation Honor Awards May 30 at the 40th anniversary celebration held at Dole Cannery Square, Honolulu, Oahu.
“We are very pleased to be recognized for our efforts in preserving important historic elements that are located throughout Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH),” said Capt. Jeffrey W. James, commanding officer, JBPHH. “The Navy and Air Force understand its responsibility and the need to continue to work closely with our historic partners making sure future generations have the means to appreciate what happened here in the past.”
This special event included a dinner, the celebration of Historic Hawaii Foundation’s 40th anniversary and the presentation of numerous Preservation Honor Awards which have been given annually since 1975. The awards are Hawaii’s highest recognition for preservation, rehabilitation, restoration or interpretation of the state’s architectural, archeological and cultural heritage.
Press Release, June 03, 2014