Schoolchildren participate in last year’s Ring Your Bell for Peace Day

WHO/WHAT: In observance of the International Day of Peace, the Buddhist Temples of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, the United Nations Association of Honolulu and KTUH Radio invites the public to come together virtually and ring a bell for peace. Bishop Eric Matsumoto from Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii says whether it’s from your school, work place, church or temple, Ring Your Bell for Peace Day is about coming “together as one ‘ohana to promote peace during these very challenging times.” Following the opening ceremony, minute of silence, and official bell ringing at exactly 9:01 a.m., there will be special guest appearances by musicians Jake Shimabukuro and Melveen Leed.

WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Register in advance to be a part of the ceremony at 


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