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Posted on | September 9, 2011 | Comments Off

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Honolulu will hold a 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony on Mon., Sept. 12 in between the Children’s Center and Building 2. Featured speaker Honolulu Instructor Barbara Dias will share her eyewitness account on the attack on the Pentagon. Dias also aided in the clean up efforts.

Sheet metal instructor Associate Professor Danny Aiu and his students will explain how their flag monument was created and its symbolism. A piece of granite with all of the names of those who perished during the attacks will be added to the monument this year. The commemoration will also include a color guard presentation, playing of the bag pipes, patriotic music, hula and lei draping. Read more about it. (808) 845-9475.

More Events

Sept. 12—The highest-grossing Bollywood film in history 3 Idiots film screening, Mānoa, HIG 110, 3:30 p.m., (808) 845-9187

Sept. 12–15—West Oʻahu Spirit Week, get details

Sept. 14—Health and Wellness Provider Fair educates the campus community and the public about personal mental heath and well-being, Honolulu, Cafeteria, 3:30 p.m., (808) 956-6766

Sept. 14—The Community Forum in Chemistry features Mari Reeves speaking about Alaska’s wood frog, Windward, Hale ʻImiloa 111, 2 p.m., (808) 236-9120

Sept. 16—Mānoa sponsors the 2011 Pacific Preparedness Conference, Ala Moana Hotel, 8 a.m., (808) 956-8454

Go to the UH calendar for more events.

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