FACT CHECK — Abercrombie: 10 Percent Of Hawaii Residents Are Veterans

In his State of the State address last month, Gov. Neil Abercrombie mentioned military veterans a number of times.

The governor said Hawaii's veterans deserve "our respect and our support for their sacrifices," and he listed ways in which his administration is helping veterans in areas like treatment, counseling, housing and farming.

Speaking to a packed Hawaii House of Representatives chamber, the governor also said this:

Just look around you, one out of every 10 people in Hawaii is a veteran. It is vitally important for us to take care of them.

Really? One in 10?

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