Hawaii and communities around the globe will observe World AIDS Day on Saturday. Several events will be held across the state.
Walks, talks among World
AIDS Day isle events Saturday
This year's theme, "I Care ... Do You?" focuses on awareness of the risk of the disease among men, women and youth, regardless of age, race or sexual orientation.
The day is meant to bring messages of compassion, hope, solidarity and understanding about HIV and AIDS.
OAHU>> Today, 10:45 a.m., First Christian Church AIDS Awareness & Healing Service, First Christian Church.
>> Tomorrow through Thursday, noon, HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Program of Kapiolani Community College -- Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Display, KCC library.
>> Tomorrow through Friday, Kapiolani Community College World AIDS Day Exhibit, KCC library.
>> Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., KCC World AIDS Day Event, KCC cafeteria & Kapiko Building.
>> Friday, Capitol Walk-Around, 9 a.m.-noon, Capitol.
>> Friday, Honolulu Hale Walk-Around, 1-3 p.m., Honolulu Hale.
>> Friday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., University of Hawaii at Manoa World AIDS Day Event, Architecture Building, Room 205, panel of people living with HIV, 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.; quilt display, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
>> Saturday, Gregory House Programs & Artlines World AIDS Day Event, Artlines, Ala Moana Center.
>> Saturday, 2 p.m. service, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. quilt display, St. Pius Church Ecumenical Memorial Service & Names project AIDS Memorial Quilt Display, St. Pius X Church, Manoa.
>> Dec. 1-2, Sacred Heart Church Weekend Masses and Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Display.
EAST HAWAII>> Tomorrow through Friday, Hawaii Community College ASUH, Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Display at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
>> Tomorrow through Friday, Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Display, Wailoa Visitor Center, Hilo.
>> Saturday, noon, World AIDS Day celebration and remembrance service, Kress Building, downtown Hilo. Participants are encouraged to bring a flower.
WEST HAWAII>> Saturday, West Hawaii AIDS Foundation World AIDS Day Memorial Gathering, 5 p.m., The Lagoon.
>> Saturday, 6-8:30 p.m., West Hawaii AIDS Foundation third annual Taste of Life Fund-raiser and World AIDS Day Activity, Ohana Keauhou Beach Resort, $40 cost.
KAUAI>> Tomorrow through Friday, Malama Pono -- Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Display, Kauai Community College Library.
>> Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Malama Pono -- World AIDS Day Event, Kukui Grove Shopping Center.
>> Dec. 3-7, Malama Pono -- Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Display, Wilcox Library or Princeville Resort.
MAUI>> Tomorrow through Saturday, Red Ribbon Campaign, businesses and stores throughout Maui.
>> Saturday, 5 p.m., Maui AIDS Foundation's Celebration of Life, featuring musical performances, Trinity Episcopal Church by the Sea, Kihei.
STATEWIDE>> Department of Education World AIDS Day Event, at participating public schools.