Thursday, September 18, 2008

Peace Day Hawaii Schedule of Events Set for the Convention Center

Peace Day Hawaii 2008 Celebration Ceremony schedule of events is now available. The ceremony will start at 3:00 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Hawaii Convention Center.

Before the ceremony, there will a Peace education forum -- titled "Is Peace Possible in Our Schools" -- from 12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Schedule of Events:

3:00 p.m. - “Imagine” video by John Lennon
3:05 p.m. - Kuma Hula Lopaka Kapanui performance of “Oli Aloha”
3:10 p.m. - Chantelle Ching and Andrea Dalorea performance of “Kawika”
3:20 p.m. - Welcome by Co-Emcees Cameron Kubota of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii and Ayesha Cooray of Students for Peace with Iolani’s Institute for Peace.
3:30 p.m. - Hongwanji Mission School Choir performance of “Voices of Peace”
3:35 p.m. - Introduction of Dignitaries
3:40 p.m. - Key Note Speaker, Ms. Gloria Tumbaga, a registered nurse and third-year medical student who has volunteered for several goodwill medical missions in Micronesia, Laos, Bangladesh, Philippines and Papua New Guinea.
3:50 p.m. - Max Louie and Dani-One performance of "Now Power and Good Vibrations"
4:00 p.m. - Presentation of Peace Day Hawaii Award to Glenn Paige, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Hawaii
4:10 p.m. - Pacific Buddhist Academy Taiko performance of “Peace”
4:20 p.m. - Remarks by the United Nations Association Student Alliance
4:25 p.m. - A Class Act performance of “Joy Joy and Down by the Riverside”
4:30 p.m. - Peace Video by the Rotary Club of Honolulu
4:45 p.m. - Candle Lighting Ceremony and Hongwanji Mission School Choir and A Class Act performance of “A Candle for Peace”

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