CALENDAR: List of Memorial Day weekend events

Punchbowl Cemetery
Punchbowl Cemetery

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


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