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Recipients of the Medal of Honor, Marine Corps Brevet Medal, 
Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, and Air Force Cross

Revised and Updated: June 02, 2009

Aoyagi, Toshio - DSC (Korea)
Awakuni, Masao - DSC (WWII)
Chung-Hoon, Gordon P. - NC (WWII)
Kahoohanohano, Anthony T. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Kawamura, James J. - DSC (Korea)
Moriyama, Fumio (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Nakata, Harold I. - DSC (Korea)
Yamanaga, Thomas I. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Yoda, Henry H. - DSC (Korea)
Yogi, Matsuichi (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
(B) Smith, James - MOH (Peace Time Heroism)

City/County

Name and Award Details 
(B) Indicates Place of Birth if Award Credited Elsewhere
Aiea (B) Kuroda, Robert T. (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
Hilo (B) Kobashigawa, Yeiki - MOH (WWII)
Honaunau Kauhaihao, John Kuulei (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
Honokaa Miyashiro, Takeichi T. - DSC (WWII)
Honolulu Akahoshi, Irving M. - DSC (WWII)
  Andrade, Kenneth Soares (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Arquero, Elpidio Allen (KIA) - NC (Vietnam)
  Baldinus, Lawrence - NC (WWII)
  Bartholomew, Albert A - NC (WWII)
  Caliboso, Robert Maluenda (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Chock, Linus Gerald K. (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Factora, Douglas George (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Fujiwara, Yoshimi R. - DSC (WWII)
  Furer, Albert Brely - NC (WWII)
  Hajiro, Barney F. - MOH (WWII)
  Hamby, John H. C. - NC (Korea)
  Hill, Andrew Jewel - 2 NCs (WWII)
  Hirata, Jesse M. - DSC (WWII)
  Inouye, Daniel K. - MOH (WWII)
  Johnson, Samuel I. - DSC (Siberia)
  Kaneshiro, Edward Noboru (KIA) - DSC (Vietnam)
  Kobashigawa, Yeiki - MOH (WWII)
  Kuroda, Haruto - DSC (WWII)
  Kuroda, Robert T. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Lindsey, Eugene Elbert (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Mendonca, Leroy A. (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
  Miyamoto, Fujio - DSC (WWII)
  Nakae, Masato - MOH (WWII)
  Nakamine, Shinyei (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Ohata, Allan M. - MOH (WWII)
  Olsen, Earl K. (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Ono, Thomas Y. - DSC (WWII)
  Pettit, Robert Lee (KIA) - NC (WWII)
  Smith, Elmelindo Rodriques (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Suehiro, Masaru - DSC (WWII)
  Tanimoto, Larry T. (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Taylor, Charles Wymond - NC (WWII)
  Wai, Francis B. (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Warner, Leonard Kalani (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  (B) Hasemoto, Mikio (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
  (B) Olds, Robin - AFC (Vietnam)
  (B) Versace, Humbert Roque (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Yamashiro, Gordon (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Yano, Rodney James Tadashi (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Yokota, Yukio - DSC (WWII)
Kahuku Ponciano, Benjamin A. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
Kailua Caldwell, David Clark - NC (WWII)
Kealakekua Kona (B) Yano, Rodney James Tadashi (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Koloa Okutsu, Yukio - MOH (WWII)
Lahaina, Maui Otake, Masanao (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
  Yasutake, Robert R. - DSC (WWII)
Lihue (B) Nakae, Masato - MOH (WWII)
Mililani Phillips, Claude B. - DSC (WWII)
Oahu Hernaez, Paulino E. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Ishibashi, Edward M. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Kauhini, LeRoy St. John (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Kawamura, Terry Teruo (KIA) - MOH (Vietnam War)
  Kobashigawa, Robert S. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Morishige, Eiji (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Okamura, Arthur I. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Orig, Bruno R. (KIA) - DSC (Korea)
  Pililaau, Herbert K. (KIA) - MOH (Korean War)
  Takata, Shigeo Joseph (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Punene (B) Hajiro, Barney F. - MOH (WWII)
Puukoli, Maui Kubo, Hoichi - DSC (WWII)
Schoffield Barracks (B) Milton, Theodore R. - DSC (WWII)
Schofield Barracks Hasemoto, Mikio (KIA) - MOH (WWII)
  Hayashi, Shizuya - MOH (WWII)
  Iida, George S. - DSC (WWII)
Spreckelsville Moto, Kaoru - MOH (WWII)
Wahiawa (B) Kawamura, Terry Teruo (KIA)  - MOH (Vietnam War)
Waiakea (B) Hayashi, Shizuya - MOH (WWII)
Waianae (B) Nakamine, Shinyei (KIA)  - MOH (WWII)
  (B) Pililaau, Herbert K. (KIA)  - MOH (Korean War)
Waipahu, Oahu Koda, Kiichi (KIA) - DSC (WWII)
Whipahu, Oahu Sasaoka, Itsumu (KIA) - DSC (WWII)

 

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