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 The National Soci- ety Daughters of the American Revolu- tion was founded on Oct. 11, 1890, with the mission of promoting historic preser- vation, education and patrio- tism. These objectives have created the foundation of our organization and have kept us resilient through the years.
bers and has more than 3,000 chapters throughout the Unit- ed States. Any woman who is 18 years or older and can prove lineal descent from an American Revolutionary pa- triot is eligible to join.
proclaimed March 5, 2022, as “Aloha Chapter – Nation- al Society Daughters of the American Revolution Day.” A “Find A Grave Virtual Wall” for the Aloha Chap- ter was created by Lynda Hylander, the previous Alo- ha Chapter regent, with the assistance from myself and Domhoff.
the American flag, sponsored good citizenship awards in the local schools and engaged in many state activities.
military community through donations to the Fisher House at Tripler Army Med- ical Center.
  Saluting 125 Years Of Patriotism, Aloha Style
By Laura Ingenluyff, regent with Aloha Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Jeanie Bouthillier, Aloha Chapter literary promotion committee chair, celebrates “Read Across America” week. PHOTO COURTESY ALOHA CHAPTER, NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
chapter regents and signifi- cant events during their ad- ministration. Gov. David Ige and Mayor Rick Blangiardi,
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 Our national headquarters is in Washington, D.C., and has one of the largest genea- logical libraries, with various collections of early American decorative art, manuscripts and a huge concert hall. Since the founding of NSDAR, our organization has admitted more than 1 million mem-
Our members volunteer millions of service hours an- nually in their local commu- nities, including supporting active-duty military person- nel and assisting with provid- ing better education for our children.
Our organization has many ways we serve our communi- ty and country. Through our Community Classroom Com- mittee, our members collect school supplies for programs at Kahauiki Village.
We have also hosted con- tests on American history topics and provided a vari- ety of scholarships to stu- dents who plan to attend an accredited university in the United States.
The Aloha Chapter cele- brated its 125th anniversary on March 5. As part of its commemoration, vice regent Christine Domhoff and I cre- ated a book honoring the past
From the beginning, the Aloha Chapter provided ma- jor contributions as part of the NSDAR. Our founding members’ focus was patri- otic activities. The chapter celebrated revolutionary anniversaries with the Sons of the American Revolution, promoted the proper use of
Our hope is that by pro- viding educational materi- als, children can focus on learning. Our chapter part- ners with Hawai‘i Literacy, donating books and volun- teering many hours at the li- braries. We collected dona- tions for Toys for Tots and supported our active-duty
Since the beginning of the Aloha Chapter, additional chapters have been formed on Hawai‘i island, Kauai and Maui. If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in joining the Aloha Chapter, contact us at alohachapternsdar.
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