Saturday, November 05, 2005

HAWAII UPDATE

(Manipud ken ni Manong Amado Yoro, man met!)
General Public Notice

Publicity & Communication

Filipino Centennial Celebration Commission In partnership with First Hawaiian Bank “Filipinos in Hawaii: 100 years and Beyond”

The Filipino Centennial Celebration grand opening is coming near, please help us inform the general public by posting, printing, circulating, announcing and publishing these summarized informations of the various events.

Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

Mahalo,

Amado I. Yoro, Publicity

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact persons: Dr. Serafin Colmenares, Chair, Opening and Closing Committee 586-7305and Leo Gozar, Chair, Program/Festival/Culture Arts Committee, 2300088
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CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF FILIPINOS IN HAWAII

The Filipino community of Hawaii and the Filipino Centennial Celebration Commission in partnership with First Hawaiian Bank invite you to celebrate the rich culture of Filipinos in Hawaii over the past 100 years and beyond.

Listed below are samples of the many events scheduled throughout the centennial year. We look forward to sharing the Filipino traditions of the hospitality and graciousness with you.

December 10, 2005 - OAHU
8:30 am Opening ceremonies at the Hawaii Convention Center
7:00 pm Commemorative dinner at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel
$75.00 per person

December 17, 2005 - BIG ISLAND
Unveiling of Sakada Statue/Marker - Keeau, Old Ola'a Sugar Plantation

December 17, 2005 - MAUI
Maui Centennial Celebration Kick off

January 14, 2006 - LANAI
Lanai Opening Parade and Ball

January 21, 2006 - KAUAI
Kauai Opening and Commemorative dinner - Radisson Hotel

January 28, 2006 - OAHU
Santo Nino Festival at the Kapiolani Park

February 12, 2006 - OAHU
Aegis Band in Concert at the Shan Sheriff Center

February 19, 2006 -OAHU
Living Cultures of Central Cordilleras Art Exhibit - East West Center Gallery

March 18, 2006 - OAHU
Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group at the Blaisdell Concert Hall

April 15, 2006 - OAHU
Lenten Practices in the Philippines

April 17-22, 2006 - OAHU
Filipino Independent Film Festival

May 13, 2006 - OAHU
Filipino Fiesta Parade at the Kapiolani Park

May 26-28, 2006 - MAUI
Maui Barrio Fiesta and Parade

July 12, 2006 - MOLOKAI
Molokai Centennial Celebration

July 29 to Aug 5, 2006 - STATEWIDE
Integrated Performing Arts Guild, Kauai, Oahu, Big Island and Maui

Sept 9, 2006 - KAUAI
Unveiling of Hanapepe Massacre Marker

Sept 25 to Oct 1, 2006 - OAHU
National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) Global Conference

Oct 1, 2006 to January 7, 2007 -OAHU
Philippine Cultural Exhibit at the Bishop Museum

November 4, 2006 - BIG ISLAND
Big Island Filipino Fiesta & Parade at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium

December 3, 2006 -LANAI
Christmas Tree Lighting

December 13-16, 2006 - OAHU
Hawaii International Centennial Conference/Trade Expo

December 16, 2006 - OAHU
Closing Ceremonies
Morning: Kasaysayan ng Lahi [History of the Race] Parade Waikiki
Afternoon: Pamaskong Handog, Kapiolani Park

December 17, 2006 - OAHU
Gabi ng parangal [Recognition Night] at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel
submitted for the Opening and Closing, and Program, Fesitval Committees -FCCC
by AMADO I. YORO & Committee on publicity 845-3100,toll free 1-866-509-FCCC [3222]

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