Floating lantern ceremony on Aug. 23
The correct date for the sunset floating lantern ceremony at The Fairmont Orchid is Sunday, Aug. 23. To honor and remember loved ones that have passed, music, hula, Taiko drummers, chanting and prayers, followed by a lantern release into Pauoa Bay at sunset, are provided from 5 to 7 p.m. at the free public event. Floating lanterns for inscribing messages and decorating are available for a suggested donation. For more information or to reserve a lantern, call North Hawaii Hospice at 885-7547 or visit www.northhawaiihospice.org.