Army National Guard, Hawaii, A-1-479

Army National Guard, Hawaii, A-1-479

Description/Blazon
On a Gold disc, 2 7/8 inches (7.30 cm) in diameter overall within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Green border, the head of Kamehameha I with his feathered helmet Proper (face brown, helmet red).
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally approved for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Hawaii National Guard on 14 March 1949. It was redesignated with description amended for Headquarters, State Area Command, Hawaii National Guard on 30 December 1983. The insignia was amended to correct the dimensions on 29 September 1997. It was redesignated for the Hawaii Army National Guard Element, Joint Force Headquarters effective 1 October 2003.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-479)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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