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Honokaa peace parade

<p>HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald</p><p>Zion Ragpala, 12, of Honokaa High & Intermediate School waves to a friend as he and other students promote kindness and peace through recycling with signs and recycle bins during the Peace Day Parade of the the 7th annual Parade & Festival for the United Nations International Day of Peace in Honokaa Saturday afternoon. Many floats and parade participants were adorned with paper cranes for the beginning of year-long project by the Peace Committee of Honoka’s Hongwanji Buddhist Temple to collect 199,000 origami paper cranes to honor named Sadako Sasaki from Hiroshima, Japan. Sasaki died from leukemia as result of the 1945 atomic bomb, but before she passed away she made 1,000 paper cranes as a wish of peace and healing.</p><p>HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald</p><p>Seventh and eighth graders from Honokaa High & Intermediate School promote kindness and peace through recycling with signs and recycle bins during the Peace Day Parade of the the 7th annual Parade & Festival for the United Nations International Day of Peace in Honokaa Saturday afternoon. “Sustainability is an impactful way to make peace,” said teacher Cindy Navarro-Bowman (at right.) Many floats and parade participants were adorned with paper cranes for the beginning of year-long project by the Peace Committee of Honoka’s Hongwanji Buddhist Temple to collect 199,000 origami paper cranes that will symbolically honor Sadako Sasaki from Hiroshima, Japan. Sasaki died from leukemia because of the 1945 atomic bomb, but before she passed away she made 1,000 paper cranes as a wish of peace and healing.</p><p>HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald</p><p>The Honokaa Senior Club plays music and sings during the Peace Day Parade of the the 7th annual Parade & Festival for the United Nations International Day of Peace in Honokaa Saturday afternoon.</p>

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald

Zion Ragpala, 12, of Honokaa High & Intermediate School waves to a friend as he and other students promote kindness and peace through recycling with signs and recycle bins during the Peace Day Parade of the the 7th annual Parade & Festival for the United Nations International Day of Peace in Honokaa Saturday afternoon. Many floats and parade participants were adorned with paper cranes for the beginning of year-long project by the Peace Committee of Honoka’s Hongwanji Buddhist Temple to collect 199,000 origami paper cranes to honor named Sadako Sasaki from Hiroshima, Japan. Sasaki died from leukemia as result of the 1945 atomic bomb, but before she passed away she made 1,000 paper cranes as a wish of peace and healing.

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald

The Honokaa Senior Club plays music and sings during the Peace Day Parade of the the 7th annual Parade & Festival for the United Nations International Day of Peace in Honokaa Saturday afternoon.

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald

Seventh and eighth graders from Honokaa High & Intermediate School promote kindness and peace through recycling with signs and recycle bins during the Peace Day Parade of the the 7th annual Parade & Festival for the United Nations International Day of Peace in Honokaa Saturday afternoon. “Sustainability is an impactful way to make peace,” said teacher Cindy Navarro-Bowman (at right.) Many floats and parade participants were adorned with paper cranes for the beginning of year-long project by the Peace Committee of Honoka’s Hongwanji Buddhist Temple to collect 199,000 origami paper cranes that will symbolically honor Sadako Sasaki from Hiroshima, Japan. Sasaki died from leukemia because of the 1945 atomic bomb, but before she passed away she made 1,000 paper cranes as a wish of peace and healing.

 

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