14th Annual Parade & Festival for the United Nations International Day of Peace

Honoka‘a, on the Big Island of Hawai‘i hosts the premiere Peace Day event in the State of Hawai'i, and the only event of its kind worldwide, a Parade and Festival demonstrating unity in support of peace, compassion and awareness of interdependence.

Student Peace Poster Contest!

Students and teachers from around the globe will be urged to express their own interpretation of this year's Peace Poster Contest theme, "Peace Through Health." Prizes will be awarded for various age divisions. The contest is open to all students and homeschoolers.

For more information, write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Instructions and Forms:

  • Peace Poster Contest - Checklist (doc, pdf)
  • Peace Poster Contest - Educator Submission Form (doc, pdf)
  • Peace Poster Contest - Student Instructions (doc, pdf)
  • Peace Poster Contest - Student/Parent Entry Form (doc, pdf)

Teachers, please Click Here to provide us with your e-mail address so that we can contact you with details. Entries must be received by Monday, September 21,2020.

Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, PO Box 1667,  Honoka`a HI 96727  808 775-7232
The Committee is an affiliate of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii,
a registered not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.  Artwork and the words “United Nations” are used with permission.