The Society provides community leadership and financial support for the preservation of military history and the education of the public at large on the honor, valor and sacrifice of America’s fighting men and women in the defense of freedom.
Over $1.5 million has been rasied by the Society in private contributions to develop displays and exhibits. Additionally, the Society operates a Museum Store, in which it sells military-related merchandise. It conducts a wide variety of community-based events for the benefit of the Museum and creates public awareness of the importance of military history in the development of Hawai’i and the security of our country.
The Hawai’i Army Museum Society HAMS) (EIN #99-0170177) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. It is a non-federal entity and not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and has no government status.