Floating lantern ceremony Aug. 25
To honor and remember loved ones that have passed, a sharing of music, hula, Taiko drummers, chanting and prayers, followed by a lantern release into Pauoa Bay at sunset, is being held at The Fairmont Orchid on Aug. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. The free event is open to the public. Floating lanterns for inscribing messages and decorating are provided for a suggested donation. Food and beverages are available for purchase as well as complimentary self-parking by the hotel. For more information or to reserve a lantern, call North Hawaii Hospice at 885-7547 or visit www.northhawaiihospice.org.