Military academy hopefuls wanted
U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono is accepting applications from Hawaii students seeking a nomination from her office to attend a military service academy.
Each year, the senator nominates Hawaii students to the Air Force, U.S. Military, Naval and Merchant Marine academies.
Applicants need a strong academic background, participation in school and community activities, a high standard of physical fitness and a desire to serve as a commissioned officer in the U.S. uniformed services or the U.S. Merchant Marine.
Nomination does not guarantee admission.
Applications must be received by Nov. 1.
For more information, go to www.hirono.senate.gov/help/students/academy.