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September Heads UP!



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Sixty years ago, on Sept. 2, Japanese officials signed the act of unconditional surrender on the deck of the battleship Missouri, ending World War II.
To commemorate VJ Day, a ceremony will be held on the “mighty Mo,” featuring speakers from around the world. The free event, open to the public, begins at 3 p.m.

Go Bows! The UH football season opener against the USC Trojans is on Sept. 3 at Aloha Stadium. Not interested in football? The game will be aired nationally—15 seconds of fame anyone?

Sept. 5 is Labor Day—do not labor.

Stages hosting the best local musicians, hula dancers and entertainment will line Kal–akaua Avenue on Sept. 9 and the streets of downtown on Sept. 16 for the Waikiki and Downtown Ho‘olaule‘a, respectively.

Observe a moment of silence on Sept. 11, the fourth anniversary of the World Trade Center & Pentagon bombings.

Autumn officially kicks off on Sept. 22, the Autumnal Equinox.
Oh, and turn on your a/c and fans, because some of Hawai‘i’s hottest temperatures are recorded in September.

Not to be self-serving, but we feel it’s our duty to inform the public that September is also Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month, observe as you wish.

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