The Hawaii Defense Volunteers was a predominantly Chinese-American militia in Hawaii and one of three in Honolulu during World War II. The militia also had Filipinos, Hawaiians, Puerto Ricans, Koreans, and Whites.
|Hawaii Defense Volunteers|
|Active||24 May 1942-4 July 1945|
|Disbanded||4 July 1945|
|Commanding Officer||Col Richard C. Tongg|
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Hawaii Air Depot Volunteer Corps.
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