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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2006
Release No. M-94-06
CITY HOLDS REMEMBRANCE WALK
FOR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11 ATTACKS
Hundreds of people are expected to turn out for Sunday’s (September 10, 2006) Walk of Remembrance around the
Mayor Mufi Hannemann will lead the walk, which begins at 6:30 p.m. and includes ceremonies at the Honolulu Police Department and Honolulu Fire Department headquarters, the Prince Kuhio Federal Building and Honolulu Hale.
“This walk will honor those people whose lives were lost or shattered in the 9/11 attacks and the police, firefighters and emergency medical and civil defense personnel, who are the first to respond in times of trouble, as well as the armed forces,” said Mayor Hannemann. “We’re calling this walk ‘Honolulu Remembers . . . Never Forget,’ and we hope to make it an annual observance.”
The public is invited to participate in the walk. Marchers are asked to gather at the entrance of the Honolulu Police Department’s Alapai headquarters on
· Honolulu Police Department Alapai headquarters. Deputy Chief Glen Kajiyama will lead a brief ceremony and will receive a wreath from the mayor.
· Honolulu Fire Department headquarters at South and Queen streets. Fire Chief
KSSK Radio personality Michael W. Perry will conduct the welcome and opening for each ceremony.
Walkers are encouraged to bring flashlights. Free parking will be available at the
“We plan this walk to be a solemn, nonpartisan, nonpolitical observance of the day that changed
Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts, 523-4674
Bill Brennan, 527-6928
Mark Matsunaga, 527-5767
|Friday, September 08, 2006|