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Tuesday, August 9, 2011
V-J Day Kiss Statue to be Unveiled in Waikiki
By News Release @ 12:35 AM :: 8325 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

LIFE-SIZE 1945 "KISS" SCULPTURE TO BE UNVEILED in Waikiki

  • WHAT: The world famous iconic KISS sculpture arrival in Hawaii and unveiling at the Waikiki Shell
  • WHEN: Wednesday, August 10 at 10:30am
  • WHERE: Front of the Waikiki Shell box office; parking available next to the facility

DETAILS: The KISS that mesmerized the world on August 14, 1945 in TIMES SQUARE during the spontaneous celebration that took place after the announcement that World War II had ended, has been recreated into a life-size sculpture. The iconic KISS will be unveiled for the media at 10:30am and then be on display for the general public during the HAWAII SPIRIT OF '45 concert on Saturday, August 13 at 7pm. Legendary artist Lee Greenwood will be the featured artist, where he will perform Proud to be an American-God Bless the USA!

Learn more about the sculpture, it's journey across the country, and the Hawaii Spirit of '45 event: www.hawaiispiritof45.wordpress.com

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