Your remembrance on a lantern

Remembrances submitted by 11:59 p.m. on May 20, 2016 (HST) will be hand-transcribed by volunteers. Remembrances submitted from May 21 - May 29, 11:59 p.m. (HST) will be printed and placed on Collective Remembrance Lanterns to be floated in the ceremony by volunteers. * Submitting a remembrance here does not mean that you are reserving an Individual Lantern for the day of the ceremony.

Please note that if you reside in Hawaiʻi or near a Shinnyo-en temple or training center, we encourage you to personally handwrite your remembrances in person.

Ten Most Recent Submissions

To: Gene Robles
To the best big brother a sister could have. Losing you has been heart braking but I know your spirit lives on. I am grateful for every moment went spent together growing and as adults. You will live on in my heart and never be forgotten. I Love You Always! Your sister, Leslie Ribot
Location: Miami, FL From: Leslie Ribot
To: Marina Salazar
Dear mom, I celebrate your life and memory today and everyday! I dearly miss your smile, your laugh, your warmth, and your sage wisdom. I hope that you will bless and protect this new baby as her/his arrival approaches. Love you!
Location: Oakland, CA From: Sara Salazar
To: My Mom and My Dad
I love you both from the bottom of my heart. I will always remember you everyday and every year on the anniversary you left me behind. I am sorry I wasn't there to say good by that day but was there in your and my heart always. I keep you in my prayer mind and soul. Please watch over me.
Location: texas From: Judy Carter
To: Angie Smith Schneider
Remembering you today and everyday. Your energetic personality, sincere smile, and caring heart. We had been friends for almost 40yrs, and am so thankful for meeting you. Love you Sunshine
Location: Oregon From: Julie Shank
To: Kiernan Wimmer
We Love You and miss you every minute. Your brothers and I are lost without you. Your memory will be with us forever, you touched us in every way possible. You are forever a son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, friend, Marine, scholar, adventurer and daredevil. Godspeed, Love, Peace and Light.
Location: Phoenix, AZ From: Mom, Tristan and Broegan
To: Tana Ellington Brooks
My Love My Thoughts and Prayers are with you every day. I Cherish our time time spent together in Hawaii. I live on my memory of you and I and all the fun we had. I love and miss you with all my heart. Rest in Peace my Beautiful daughter
Location: Great Falls, Montana From: Mom
To: Victoria and Kay Ahrens
You are greatly missed by all. You both were wonderful neighbors. God bless you both. Love, Kathy
Location: Lawai, Kauai From: Kathy Cornell
To: Keithela & Eboni Treadwell
Dear sister and cousin I miss you both so much this has been a big loss for me this year I have lost both my best friends, I know we will meet again, but for now you are playing in the stars together and I look up every night to fine you both there, It gives me comfort knowing you are there watching.
Location: St. Cloud Florida From: Molly Treadwell
To: Hans Grande
Miss much. Still can't believe you have been gone for 10 years. Still feels like it was just yesterday.
Location: San Jose, California From: Giovanna Baldassarre
To: Carol-Ann Tetrault Sirsly
We miss you every day. You left for Hawaii that day, may you watch over us and we will make you proud. Love. Fran, Dom and Papa
Location: Montreal, Canada From: Francesca Sirsly

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