University of Hawaii at Manoa: Share the Pride

Celebrating 100 years of education in Hawaii with a kick-off celebration on Jan. 13, 2007

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Jan 2, 2007

HONOLULU - The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, the flagship campus of the University of Hawaiʻi system, will begin its eighteen month-long Centennial Celebration on Saturday, January 13, 2007, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The kick-off event, as well as on-campus parking, is free to the public.

Sharing its pride with the community, the University is celebrating its educational achievements with the theme Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Present and Creating Our Future. Over the next eighteen months there will be public programs focusing on how the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has enhanced the rich heritage of the Hawaiian Islands.

A campus-wide Open House will kick-off the Centennial Celebration on Saturday, January 13, 2007. The event begins at 10 a.m. on the Hawaiʻi Hall lawn, and continues with activities for all ages at various campus locations until 2 p.m.

You‘ll find food, beverages, and fun for the whole family. Come watch a rehearsal of Kennedy Theatre‘s Kyogen production. Listen to the sounds of the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble, along with many of UH-Mānoa‘s own musical ensembles. The University Dance Ensemble will perform in front of Kennedy Theatre. Student organizations will have games and prizes for the keiki.

There will also be educational activities representative of a variety of University departments, including informative lectures with topics such as "Birds of Hawaiʻi and "How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster." The astronomy and physics departments will provide hands-on activities to be enjoyed by both children and adults.

For additional information on this event or other Centennial programs, please visit our website at or call the Centennial information line at 956-5526. If you wish to attend a Centennial event and are in need of special accommodations, contact the Centennial Celebration office at 956-5526 one week prior to event.

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