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Title Private First Class Herbert K. Pililaau Field
Object Name Plaque
Date 1955
Description A pair of bronze dedication plaques for the Herbert K. Pililaau Community Park. The plaques read: "Private First Class Herbert K. Pililaau Field named in honor of the first recipient in Hawaii of the Congressional Medal of Honor of the United States of America, posthumously awarded for conscious gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy near Pia-Ri Korea 17 September 1951." "Plaque erected by Waianae Civic Association, American Legion Pililaau Post 12, Hawaiian Civic Club, Waianae Businessmen's Association, Boy Scouts of America Troop 18 Cub Pack 18, Waianae Parent Teachers Association, Board of Public Parks and Recreation, City and County of Honolulu, 1955."
Dimensions H-16 W-24 inches
Collection Department of Parks & Recreation Collection
Object Number 1955.02