Navy Cmdr. Kathryn Dawley was the first woman to command the ship.
It will also be available to veterans’ spouses and caregivers.
The facility was the site of a COVID-19 outbreak that killed 27 and prompted a change in management, a lawsuit and a massive federal fine.
The military is weighing putting a $1.9 billion defense radar on Oahu or Kauai after Hawaii’s congressional delegation thwarted a Pentagon attempt to defund the project last year.
The AMVETS committee overseeing the effort hopes to have the memorial ready for the 79th anniversary of the Battle of Midway.
Officials are registering people at Tripler and other military medical centers and setting up drive-thru clinics on bases.
Dr. Adam Robinson wants the VA and the Army to better combine resources to help more patients since they already share the medical center in Honolulu.
State officials have warned that a proposed seawall to protect the Marines’ Puuloa Range Training Facility would cause massive coastal erosion.
A House bill would expedite the licensing process for many military spouses, especially medical professionals, who have to move frequently.