To honor and support their peers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, students in Hawaii are organizing! Four events:1) March for Our Lives Honolulu – led by students from Punahou, UH Lab School and more9-11 Ala Moana Park2) March for Our Lives Hawaii – led by J20, Women’s March, UH students, HS studentsCapitol Building to Fed Building to DOE to Capitol Building3) Kailua March for our Lives10 am Kailua Intermediate School to Kailua High School 1.6 mile walk 418A Iliwahi Loop Kailua, HI 96734Sign up: https://event.marchforourlives.com/event/march-our-lives-events/10330/signup/?source=&akid=&zip=4) March for Our Lives – Waimea10am-Noon, Church Row in Waimea, HawaiiStudents from Parker School on the Big Island are organizing this march.
The Honolulu Star Advertizer front page article included a quote from our own Imiloa Borland. Read it here.
Schools are organizing support for the student walkout.
Click here for Hawaii DOE Superintendent Kristina Hishimoto’s letter to parents here.
March 24: “March for Our Lives” march on Washington and cities around the country –The High School March For Our LIVES have a permit for gathering at Ala Moana Park for Saturday March 24.m The gathering will be in the large grassy area, Diamond Head of McCoy Pavilion. This area can hold 450 people. Picnic areas 13, 14, 15, 16 will be used for gathering.
The permit also covers the area near the intersection of Piikoi and Ala Moana Blvd.
Some kids don’t have orange clothes or they must wear a school uniform. Imiloa Borland from Punahou and Hayden Hawkins from UH Lab school came up with an easy solution. They decided to make orange bandanas and headbands from orange fabric.