News & Announcements

for MIS Veterans Club of Hawaii Members

See our “Events” page for information on upcoming events of interest to MIS veterans


2019 JAVA Memorial Scholarship Program

The Japanese American Veterans Association announces its annual Memorial Scholarship Program for 2019.

The scholarships will benefit a range of graduating high school seniors, advanced undergraduate students, and post graduate and professional education students.  The scholarships include The Inouye Memorial Scholarship ($5,000) honoring the late U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye’s iconic career of military and civilian public service;  the JAVA Founder’s Scholarship ($3,000), which is awarded in memory of JAVA’s founder, Colonel Suano Phil Ishio, USAR, his wife Constance and his son Douglas Ishio;  as well as several JAVA Memorial Scholarships ($1,500).

Descendants of those who served in the 100th Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, or the Military Intelligence Service, as well as descendants of World War II nisei soldiers from other units are eligible.  Current members of JAVA whose membership began prior to April 1, 2017, are eligible to apply.  Children of current JAVA members may also be eligible to apply if the applicant’s parent or guardian was a member of JAVA prior to April 1, 2017.

In the case of the Senator Inouye Memorial Scholarship, applications also will be accepted from any past or present member of the Army’s 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry.  Special consideration will be given to eligible applicants who demonstrate their lifelong commitment to public and uniformed service leadership for the nation, e.g., participating in military commissioning programs while in college. Applicants should first review published rules and forms available on the JAVA website,

ll applications must be submitted electronically no later than 11:59 p.m. on May 10, 2019, to The names of the awardees will be announced by late June and awards will be presented at the annual JAVA scholarship luncheon in July 2019.

MIS Club Membership Roster

The roster of current MIS Veterans Club members is available in PDF format below.

It contains the names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of members. It is password-protected and will be accessible only to current members. Members may request a password by contacting the club at <>.

Veterans or descendants wishing to renew their memberships or join the club can find membership forms in the “Join Us” page of this website. Dues are $20.00 a year.

MIS Membership List (3-8-2019)

Club Bylaws and Strategic Plan

The bylaws of the Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii, provided below, were amended and approved by the membership on August 26, 2018.

The club’s Strategic Plan 2014-2019, which is also attached below, outlines the club’s goals. This plan contains the history of the MIS Veterans Club.

MIS Bylaws (adopted 8-26-2018)

Strategic Plan 2014-2019


MIS Newsletter (2018 December)

MIS Newsletter (2018 September)

MIS Newsletter (2018 May)

Harris Aloha Luncheon

MIS Newsletter (2018 January)

MIS Newsletter (2017-October)

MIS Newsletter (2017 September)

MIS Newsletter (2017 July)


MIS Newsletter (2016 September)

Pearl Harbor 75 AJA Veterans Luncheon

MIS Newsletter (2016 June)

MIS Newsletter (2015 December)

MIS Newsletter (2015 October)

MIS Newsletter (2015 August)

MIS Newsletter (2015 May)

MIS Newsletter (2014 October)

MIS Newsletter (2014 September)

MIS Newsletter (2014 June)

MIS Newsletter (2014 March)

MIS Newsletter (2013 October)

MIS Newsletter (2013 September)

MIS Newsletter (2013-July)

MIS Newsletter (2013 April)

MIS Newsletter (2013-February)

Japanese Americans of the Military Intelligence Service during World War II