HLEMF Timeline Events

Timeline Events

April 25, 2010

Passage of House Concurrent Resolution 139 by the Hawaii State Legislature.

December 11, 2010

The 1st Annual Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation Gala Benefit at the Sheraton Waikiki Grand Ballroom.

April 25, 2011

Signing of House Bill 1622 by Governor Neil Abercrombie at the State Capitol, directing that the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial be built on state Capitol district grounds.

May 16, 2011

Ceremonial Ground Breaking of the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial at the Kalanimoku Building within the State Capitol District.  Also, the announcement of the winning Memorial design (one of three finalist from the University of Hawaii School of Architecture). 

June 11, 2011

Announcing that the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation is now on Crowdrise.com, a not-for-profit fund national fundraising site.  Go to Crowdrise.com to donate or create individual and/or organization challenge groups to raise funds for the Memorial!

June 30, 2011

Presentation of HLEMF Appreciation Plaque to Dean Clark Llewellyn, Professor Kris Palagi, and students of the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Architecture.  The outstanding contributions by faculty, staff, and students ultimately led to a winning Memorial design which we embrace today. 

July 1, 2011

House Bill 1622, signed into law on April 25, 2011 by Governor Neil Abercrombie, became effective today in the Hawaii Revised Statutes.