Assistance dogs transform the lives of their human partners who live with physical and/or mental disabilities by helping them with day-to-day tasks and activities. Assistance Dog Week, August 5-11, honors the professionals who raise and train assistance dogs and recognize heroic deeds performed by assistance dogs in our local communities.
Samoan Flag Day is celebrated in Samoan communities across the United States as a day of cultural exchange and preservation of Samoan traditions through song,dance,sports and education.
On August 15, 2018, the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Memorial Society and the Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society will dedicate a memorial stone at the National Cemetery of the Pacific to honor the American and Allied POWs who served with strength and courage in the Pacific War theater during World War II.
Pedestrian Safety Month encourages good pedestrian habits, promotes driver awareness to make our streets safer for all, and reminds us that every pedestrian is a family member or friend walking on the sidewalk, crossing the street, or standing by the road.
August 1, 2018 commemorates the 80th anniversary of a pivotal moment in Hawai’i’s history, often known as the “Hilo Massacre” or “Bloody Monday” in reference to the injuries sustained at the demonstration and the struggle that has brought meaning to the notion of freedom of expression and worker rights. Labor Memorial Day in Hilo recognizes ...