Peace Day Hawaii 2013

Peace Day Hawaii
Peace Day Hawaii

Peace Day Hawaii 2013 joins in with the United Nations’ International Day of Peace dedicated to world peace.

The University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Urban Garden Center in Pearl City is hosting Peace Day Hawaii 2013 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

“Enjoy a free family day of exploring the many variety of plants and gardens, educational materials, lei-making and hand print pledges for peace activities.”

This year, the event will announce Kumu Ramsay Taum as the 2013 Distinguished Peacemaker.

Seating is limited so the organizers are asking participants to bring their own outdoor seating and sun protection.

Peace Day Hawai’i 2013
September 21, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
UH CTAHR Urban Garden Center
955 Kamehameha Hwy, Pearl City

More information:

Hawaii Revised Statutes [§8-16]  Peace Day.  September 21 of each year shall be known and recognized as “Peace Day” to promote peace programs, improve international relations, and increase educational awareness of peace; provided that this day is not and shall not be construed to be a state holiday.  All citizens shall be encouraged to observe and celebrate the blessings of peace and endeavor to create peace on Peace Day. [L 2007, c 23, §1]

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