2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Mahalo for walking for Youth, Human and Civil Rights

Joanna Barroga, Joan Kamila Lewis, Juli Patten
Staff, officers, and chapter leaders joined in a walk from Magic Island to Kapiolani park in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Pictured from l to r:  Joanna Barroga, Joan Kamila Lewis, Juli Patten.

Original YHCR parade information posted October 23, 2014

Pictures by Stephen Fong

Posted January 19, 2015
Pictures from Oahu Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade

MLK Parade 2015 Mark Takai marches with HSTA members.
Family and friends joined HSTA members on Oahu to march in the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade from Magic Island to Kapiolani Park.

Throughout the history of HSTA, teachers have gathered together to promote and support human and civil rights and to nurture diversity in our multifaceted community.

Thank you to McDonalds of Waikele, Kamehameha Bakery, and Starbucks of Waikiki for supporting the YHCR and the teachers that participated in the Oahu parade.

Read Hawaii to Selma HERE
(Posted 1/11/15)

Join our brothers and sisters from other unions, community groups, and your colleagues by participating in the annual festivities honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 19, 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

The Oahu parade begins at Ala Moana Beach Park and ends at Kapiolani Park
7:00 a.m. - (Optional) Meet at Kapiolani Park on Monsarrat to ride a bus to Ala Moana Beach Park
7:30 a.m. - Start gathering at Ala Moana Beach Park
9:00 a.m. - Parade begins at Ala Moana Beach Park

See parade information » (pdf)
(Updated January 12, 2015)

Oahu Parade Update - posted January 14, 2015
*If parking at Kapiolani Park, meet by 7:30 am.  The trolley will leave from there to Ala Moana Park/Magic Island.
*If parking at Ala Moana Park/Magic Island, the trolley will return to Ala Moana at the end of the parade.

Join HSTA members in the Oahu parade!

If you may have further questions, please contact:
James Au
YHCR Chair
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Or, talk to your chapter YHCR Representative:

Clifford Neal Lim (Updated 1/12/15)
Honolulu Chapter

Cheryl Iwasaki
Central Chapter

Ashile Salas-Selem
Leeward Chapter

Melissa Ferreira
Windward Chapter

Oahu Representatives - HSTA Youth Human and Civil Rights Committee

Neighbor Island Activities to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. :

Maui Chapter HSTA - 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MAUI Martin Luther King, Jr. Walk

You are invited to join us on Maui:

Walk down Main Street to Wailuku Banyan Tree Park
Speakers, food, music and vendors to follow

8:00 AM
Monday, January 19, 2015
“Stone of Hope” Monument
200 High Street, Wailuku

Wear your RED HSTA shirts! Contact your Faculty Representative if you need
a RED HSTA shirt.

Lunch bento and water will be provided for HSTA participants

RSVP to HSTA Maui Chapter Youth, Human, and Civil Rights Chair Rob
at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address),
required for lunch bento ordering.

HSTA Maui Chapter - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day March

MOLOKAI - Annual Highway Clean Up
Outreach to Teach.

Sunday, January 18, 2015. Informational displays, social hour, potluck, live entertainment and personal reflections on King and the civil rights movement at Old Airport Beach Park in Kailua-Kona. For more information, call Kathy at 808-325-5252 or Virginia at 808-325-1112.

Sponsored by the Interfaith Roundtable of Kauai, the annual celebration at the Lihue Neighborhood Center Monday, January 19, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. features lunch, music, a video on King’s life and guest speakers. For more information, see http://www.interfaithroundtableofkauai.org or call Jeffrey at 634-9992.


Hawaii Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition

Classroom Resources

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Site

Morehouse College - King Collection