Saturday, January 10, 2009

Martin Luther King Day Events in Hawaii

? Martin Luther King Day has been a state holiday in Hawaii since January of 1989 when it officially replaced Discoverers' Day as a Hawaii state holiday. This year Martin Luther King Day is on Monday, January 19, 2009 and events in Hawaii will include a parade on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki, a peace rally in Honolulu's Kapiolani Park, a Nagasaki Peace Bell ringing ceremony in downtown Honolulu, a parade in Kahului, Maui, and a special event at the Hilo Palace Theater on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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