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Record Number of Hawaii Students Participating in Honolulu Festival's Educational School Tours, March 6

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Approximately 1,500 Hawaii students from elementary to high school age will take part in the Honolulu Festival’s Educational School Tours to expand their awareness about the traditions and cultures of Pacific Rim countries.

Students will get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Festival exhibits, interact with performers and artisans from Asia Pacific, and engage in educational programs, including Taiko drumming, calligraphy, and storytelling.

The number of participating students this year is a record total for the Honolulu Festival. Schools taking part in the Educational School Tours are as follows:

  • Barbers Point Elementary
  • Hauula Elementary School
  • Hokulani Elementary
  • Lincoln Elementary
  • Maryknoll School
  • Our Lady of Good Counsel
  • Hawaii Baptist Academy
  • Waihole Elementary
  • Waipahu Elementary
  • Ewa Makai Middle School
  • Kailua Intermediate
  • New Hope Church Homeschool Co-op
  • Saint Francis School
  • St. Teresa Catholic School
  • Washington Intermediate
  • Kailua High School
  • Lahainaluna High School

WHEN:  FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Hawaii Convention Center
Kamehameha Exhibition Hall, 1st Floor and 3rd Floor 

PARKING: Free media parking available at Hawaii Convention Center

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About the Honolulu Festival
Supported by the Honolulu Festival Foundation, Hawaii Tourism Authority, and corporate sponsors, the 21st annual Honolulu Festival features a weekend of free arts, cultural displays, and performances for all to enjoy, March 7-8. 

Under the banner of “Pacific Harmony” and the theme “Creating Cultural Friendships with Aloha,” the Honolulu Festival’s goal is to help perpetuate the strong cultural and ethnic ties between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim. 

The Honolulu Festival Foundation supports educational and cultural programs for the benefit of Hawaii’s school children and the community-at-large through public outreach and charitable efforts.