Philippines Flag Raising

Event Date: October 2, 2023
Start Time: 7:30 am
End Time: 7:45 am

In celebration of Filipino-American History Month, the Philippine flag will be prominently displayed at the county building in Hilo and the West Hawaiʻi Civic Center in Kona from October 2-6, 2023.

Mayor Roth cordially invites members of the Filipino community and the general public to join in a special flag-raising ceremony on Monday, October 2nd. The event will commence at 7:30 a.m. at the county building in Hilo.®

This gesture signifies the rich history and invaluable contributions of the Filipino-American community to our county and the nation at large. It’s an opportunity for us to come together in unity and appreciation.