Commemorative Ceremony & Fireworks Display - Aug. 15

Peace Friendship Commemorative Ceremony

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Festivities Open to the Public at 4 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

Festivities Open at Ford Island Golf Park Lawn

  • MWR food vendors
  • Cultural exhibits
  • Educational displays
  • Stage entertainment
4:15 - 6:40 p.m.

Entertainment on Stage

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Commemorative Ceremony Program (with Japanese translation)

  • Welcoming Remarks & Introduction
  • Observance of Evening Colors
    - U.S. Pacific Fleet Band Bugler
  • Opening Remarks
  • Commemorative Remarks
    - The Honorable Kirk Caldwell, Mayor of City & County of Honoluu
    - The Honorable Tamio Mori, Mayor of Nagaoka City, Japan
  • Youth Peace Summit Declaration
    - Students from Honolulu and Nagaoka
  • Musical Performances
    - Nagaoka Boys and Girls Choir
    - HEARTS Hawaii Choir
  • “Jupiter” Performance by Japanese Singer/Songwriter Ayaka Hirahara
  • Introduction of Fireworks Display
8:00 - 8:20 p.m.

Nagaoka Fireworks Display - Accompanying Music Broadcast on KINE 105.1 FM

Audience can participate in a “candlelight” tribute by waving their lighted cellphones as a show of unity and commitment to continued peace and friendship.

* Schedule subject to change


(Updated: 8/13/15)

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