May 28, 2018 | 10:00 AM | Monday

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2270 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815

Neighborhood: Honolulu

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Every year on Memorial Day, thousands of people gather together at Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park to honor ancestors and loved ones who have passed away. More than 1,100 candle-lit lanterns are set afloat on the ocean, a traditional Buddhist rite originating in Ja


Start on : May 28, 2018 10:00 AM Monday
End on : May 28, 2018 10:00 PM Monday

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Every year on Memorial Day, thousands of people gather together at Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park to honor ancestors and loved ones who have passed away. More than 1,100 candle-lit lanterns are set afloat on the ocean, a traditional Buddhist rite originating in Japan. The ceremony also combines the local culture of hula with the Japanese Shomyo Choir and Taiko drums.

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