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. (NOTE: By official invitation only)

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). (NOTE: The Public is Invited to Attend)

June 11, 2011
Announcing that the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation is now on, a not-for-profit fund national fundraising site. Go to 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. See Gallery page for photo of presentation.

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.