Parade & Festival for the United Nations International Day of Peace
Honokaa, Hawaii hosts the most significant Peace Day event in the state of Hawaii, and the only event of its kind nationwide, a parade and festival demonstrating unity in support of peace, compassion and awareness of interdependence. At 12 noon on Sunday, September 20, 2009, more than hundreds of participants from over 30 groups will perform or exhibit in a unique parade, described as a moving stage. The festival which follows will include entertainment and over 40 vendors and exhibitors. See our website for information on participating in the parade and the festival.
Student Peace Poster Contest
DEADLINE TO ENTER: September 11, 2009
All Hawaii students urged to express their own interpretation of this years theme:
Peace is being
1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes ($50, $35 and $25) awarded for various age divisions. Plus Best of Show
Instructions and Entry Forms below:
"Drums, Not Drugs
Exciting, eclectic, one-of-a-kind downtown Honoka'a BLOCK PARTY and CONCERT
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Block Party 3:00-6:00pm
Family-friendly and Free
With dynamic drummers from
Pacific Buddhist Academy Taiko Ensemble, OahuPLUS Art4 Peace street art event presented by Mar Ortaleza and AHA Abled Hawaiian Artists
Native American Pawnee Iruska (warrior) drummers
Sacred Womens Drum Circle of Pahoa
Hawaiian Ipu drums and more
SATURDAY NIGHT CONCERT AT THE PEOPLES THEATER
High-impact Native American motivational speaker Brian Frejo delivers a message of C4G, Created For Greatness. Plus, brother Quese IMC and their powerful hip hop crew CULTURE SHOCK CAMP and MORE great Big Island performers live onstage.
Concert Tickets $10 at the door.
"Read for Peace"
Monday, September 14, 2009
Open house and special opportunity to encourage students and families to Read for Peace. The Carteret Atoll Project will make a multi-media presentation on the survival of the atoll, soon to be submerged by global warming. Children's craft activity.