If you’re looking for something to do this Memorial Day weekend, here is a list of activities taking place:
Sunday, May 26
8:00 a.m. Punchbowl Cemetery- Honolulu Shinto Renmei Tribute sponsored by 4 Shinto Buddhist shrines. Participants will pay tribute to American veterans as well as call for peace and reconciliation among the nations of the world.
10:00 a.m. Punchbowl Cemetery- Roll Call of Honor in Remembrance ceremony conducted by the Pacific American Foundation to recognize the dedicated service, sacrifice, and special contributions made by Pacific Island veterans.
10:00 a.m. Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium- 25th annual Memorial Day Observance
12:00 p.m. Punchbowl Cemetery- Boy Scouts will place a lei and flag at each of the 34,000 graves
1:00 p.m. Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery- Girl Scouts will place a lei and flag at each of the 6,000 graves
5:30 p.m. Punchbowl Cemetery- Vietnam Veterans Candlelight ceremony sponsored by VFW 10583 and the American-Vietnamese Coalition.
Monday, May 27
8:30 a.m. Punchbowl Cemetery- Mayor’s Memorial Day ceremony
8:30 a.m. Hilo Veteran’s Cemetery- Memorial Day ceremony
1:00 p.m. Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery- Governor’s Memorial Day ceremony “Veterans, May We Never Forget”
3:00 p.m. Kilauea Military Camp- Memorial Day ceremony “Remembering All Who Served”
6:00 p.m. Magic Island- 15th annual Lantern Floating Hawaii
All national and state flags to fly at half-staff from sunrise to noon in honor of Memorial Day