Wednesday, August 19, 2009

August 21 March and Rally for Independence and against U.S. Imperialism

D R A F T  Itinerary



10 am

Gather at Ala Moana park, Diamond Head side.  Welcome, opening oli, reason for the gathering, activities for the day, 'action' at two places; discussion on safety; march order; etc.


Begin march; proceed to street inside park and cross Ala Moana Blvd. with police escort; wait on Atkinson Drive for other marchers to cross; begin Action 1 on Atkinson with signs facing drivers, and puppet in the center; wait for other marchers to cross street


Continue march to convention center in designated lanes; arrive 11:15


Arrive convention center; stay on Atkinson Drive for Action 2; those concerned about safety remain on sidewalk; 3 or 4 chanters chant in the round (I ku maumau); puppet head in the center of street with crowd surging around them; after chanting, puppet is dismantled; American flag is released, last star is cut off, star is symbolically "recycled"; this action takes place on the street


Marchers enter into convention center property, outside glass doors; chanters provide oli for beginning of rally program


Rally takes place outside convention center near statue; Poka oversees program

1 pm

Rally ends

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