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PBS HAWAIʻI PRESENTS harnesses our Islands’ storytelling traditions with multimedia platforms for independent filmmakers, offering thoughtful, fair and diverse perspectives reflecting the history and cultures of the region.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 3, 2020 9:00 PM

The poignant annual lantern floating ceremony, which had been held every Memorial Day since 1999 at Ala Moana Beach in Honolulu, did not take place last May because of the coronavirus pandemic. The international Buddhist community Shinnyo-en continued to observe this beloved tradition by creating a television special honoring those who laid a foundation for our lives.