HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- 40,000 people are expected to pack Ala Moana Beach Park on memorial Day for the 15th annual Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony.
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This year, more than 5,000 candle-lit lanterns will be set afloat from Magic Island in remembrance of loved ones who have passed, or as symbolic prayer for a harmonious and peaceful future. The ceremony will also recognize those who have passed due to various causes afflicting humanity throughout the world. The theme of Lantern Floating Hawaii is "Many Rivers, One Ocean."