Celebration of International Day of Nonviolence in Honolulu
The entire community is invited to celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 143rd birthday and International Day of Nonviolence on October 2, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 6: 30 p.m. at the Gandhi statue outside the Honolulu Zoo in Waikiki. Dr. Raj Kumar, the Founder and President of the Gandhi International Institute for Peace, is organizing the 7th annual event to raise awareness towards nonviolence and peace in Hawaii.
Speakers from various religious backgrounds - Native Hawaiian, Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism will speak about world peace. The event will also include an Indian spiritual invocation, Hawaiian blessing, peace song and chanting, speeches by community leaders, multicultural dances, Henna artwork, Psychic reading, Reiki healing, and music by the Royal Hawaiian Band.