12th Annual Parade & Festival for the United Nations International Day of Peace

Honoka‘a, on the Big Island of Hawai‘i hosts the premiere Peace Day event in the State of Hawai'i, and the only event of its kind worldwide, a Parade and Festival demonstrating unity in support of peace, compassion and awareness of interdependence.

Peace Day Parade!

Saturday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. The signature Peace Day event, when Mamane Street will close for the "moving stage" of marching bands, taiko drummers, hula, bon dancers, cirque performers and multicultural music and entertainment.

Peace Day Festival

Saturday, Sept. 22, 12-2 p.m at the Honokaa County Park (Sports Complex). Admission is free and all are welcome.

Student Peace Poster Contest

Details on theme and forms coming soon. Cash and other prizes will be awarded for various age divisions, plus "Best of Show." The contest is open to all students and homeschoolers.

  • Instructions and Entry Forms (Coming Soon)

Teachers, please Click Here to provide us with your e-mail address so that we can contact you with details.  Entries must be received by Friday, September 14.

“Wine at 5”

a Blue Zones project at Cafe Il Mondo.  Details Coming Soon.

Read for Peace (Details Coming Soon)

Details Coming Soon

A Day of Mindfulness

Saturday, September 29th. 
Details Coming Soon

Participants are asked to bring their own lunch and a cushion. Chairs and additional meditation cushions will be available.

Please RSVP online, or call 808-775-1064. Free. Donations, or Dana, as offerings of generosity and gratitude for the teachings, will be gratefully accepted.




Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, PO Box 1667,  Honoka`a HI 96727  808 775-7232
The Committee is an affiliate of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii,
a registered not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.  Artwork and the words “United Nations” are used with permission.