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Kailua Elks Lodge No. 2230 adopted the VA long-term care facility at Tripler Army Medical Center during the annual Hawaii District Elks Veterans Day cookout. The lodge has served the facility since its inception. Displaying the adoption certificate are (from left) Dr. J. Epure, lodge member Gene Miner, lodge member and project chairwoman Josephine Keanu, Wayne Pfeffer (director and CEO of VA Pacific Islands Health Care System) and Laura Hashimoto (American Legion Auxiliary department president). Photo by Matthew Nichols.