September Heads UP!
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.