Baha'i News -- Baha'i faith honors birth Island Life
October 21, 2002

Posted on: Saturday, October 19, 2002


Baha'i faith honors birth

Members of the Bahá'í faith in Honolulu will celebrate the birth of Báb, a central figure of their religion, with a special program tonight at the the Honolulu Bahá'í Center, 2165 10th Ave. in Palolo.

The program and devotions begin at 7:30 p.m., celebrating Mirza Ali-Muhammad, a merchant from Shiraz, Persia (now Iran), who was born Oct. 20, 1819.

For information: 738-5683.

Peace forum at State Capitol

Humanity United Globally will hold a three-part Forum Series at the State Capitol auditorium 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and Nov. 16.

The topic is "Waging Peace — Confronting the Global Crisis in Human Conflict." Speakers include Peter Carlisle, city prosecutor; the Rev. Ted Robinson, senior minister at Central Union Church; and Majid Tehranian, director of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research.

Among the co-sponsors are the Matsunaga Peace Institute, the Open Table interfaith group, and five area churches.

For more information: 529-0442.

Prayer service tomorrow

The Hawaii Conference of Religions for Peace is holding an interfaith prayer service tomorrow in Pearl City.

The two-hour Interfaith Prayer for World Peace begins at 4 p.m. at the Neal Blaisdell Park in Pearl City.

For more information, contact the Rev. Yasuhiro Yano at 621-6667 or

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