Sept. 21, 2023 International Day of Peace


Sept. 21, 2023, International Day of Peace!

A small group gathered at 10 AM at Gil Kahele Park in the center of Hawaii Island for a dedication of a Rotary Club Peace pole –“May Peace Prevail on Earth.”  Then an even smaller group stood from 10:30 to noon outside the main gate of Pohakuloa Toxic Area (PTA) with banners and signs –“Stop Bombing Pohakuloa, Cancel Pohakuloa Lease, Make Hawaii & the Pacific Nuclear Free, Ban DU Weapons, etc.”

Two of those participating were Jack and Felice Cohen-Joppa, from Tucson, Arizona, founders and editors of The Nuclear Resister.  Check out  Jack and Felice will speak at a Malu ‘Aina Peace Organizing meeting on Monday, Sept. 25th from 6:30 – 7:15 PM at the Kea’au Community Center.  All are welcome.


Jack & Felice blocking the road to the Nevada Nuclear Test site

At the Sept. 21st International Day of Peace gathering outside PTA, Jack and Felice held a banner saying “Stop Bombing Pohakuloa” and Felice also held a sign saying “Ban DU Weapons.”

Malu ‘Aina has peace organizing meetings on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month from 6 – 8 PM at the Keaau Community Center and Friday weekly Peace Vigils from 3:30 – 5 PM at the downtown Hilo Post Office.  Please pass the word and participate whenever you can.  Mahalo.

Jim Albertini

 Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action P.O. Box 489 Ola’a (Kurtistown), Hawai’i 96760 Phone (808) 966-7622

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