Saturday, May 25, 2019 - Reed's Bay Beach Park

11:45 AM
Ride for a Cause

Motorcycle riders and Hawai'i Classic Cruisers in respect of our fallen veterans will take a honorary ride to Ka'ū Hospital from Reed's Bay and return.

3:30 PM
Event Opens

Enjoy ‘ono grinds, connect with friends and loved ones, begin designing your luminary, check out the motorcycles and classic cruisers.

Don't forget to purchase your Luminary, Bon Dance Towel, or Glow-in-the-Dark Bracelet while supplies last.

Available at Reed's Bay starting at 3:30PM.

4:00 – 6:00 PM
Live Music & Dance 

Celebrate our island heritage with cultural dances and local music on the lawn. Bring low back beach chairs and umbrellas for your comfort. No tents, large tarps or umbrellas that obstruct the view of others please.

6:00 PM
Hilo Bon Dance Club

Join in the celebration as the Hilo Bon Dance Club and Tsukikage Odori Kai Dancers open their official

Obon season at this event promising to perform their favorite and most popular dances for all to join in!

7:00 PM
Lantern Ceremony

Take part in the revered Lights of Remembrance Procession and release your lantern into Reed's Bay in honor of your loved ones. Luminary sales will end once sold out or by 6:00 PM.

Bikers meet at Reed's Bay to Ride for a Cause. Refreshments at Ka'ū Hospital included.

$10 Donation

Photo Credit: Jerry Chang


The cost of delivering the vital care our community needs often exceeds the reimbursements received from insurance companies.  Fundraising efforts help provide the wheelchairs and oxygen, reduces families' anxiety in the face of illness, brings comfort to patients in pain, and helps children in grief smile again. 

Stay the Night 

Celebrate with a Staycation at the

Grand Naniloa Resort

Offering 388 newly upgraded accommodations in Hilo, spanning three towers with Ocean, Bay or Harbor views. Furnished with Hilton Suite Dreams beds, modern finishes, high tech ports, with expansive floor to ceiling windows or oceanview balconies and signature Kim Taylor Reece artwork.

Special rate available at the link below or by calling Glenn Manaba at



Raise NEEDED Funds. Do you have an email or Facebook account?


Easily personalize your own fundraising page and get started reaching out to friends to support your efforts! 

Decorate & Accessorize

Decorate your own personalized lantern for a loved one to support our palliative, hospice and bereavement programs. Make sure to get your Glow-in-the-Dark Wristband and Bon Dance Towel too. 


Have your business donate a monetary 
contribution or
in-kind gift
to help create a memorable and healing day for the community.


Join us for a time of remembrance and healing.  May 25th will be a day filled with love, laughter, and some cleansing tears as we remember those we have lost, but will always hold in our hearts.

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