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His Majesty King Mohammed VI Week

Celebration of His Majesty King Mohammed VI Week at Royal Hawaiian Center!
November 28 - December 2, 2012

Official Inauguration and Opening of Handicraft and the Region of Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Exhibits Morocco has authentic and varied handicrafts that reflect the richness of its ancient civilization, where tradition meets modernity. The exhibition will be set up in The Royal Grove at the Royal Hawaiian Center as a village of tents featuring a beautiful array of artfully handcrafted items, from pottery, weaving, basketry, metalwork, woodwork, glass, and leather. The exhibition will be hosted by artists, each presenting his or her specialty. A second exhibit of photography showcasing the region of Rabat by Bouregreg Agency will be show cased.

DATE:              Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - Sunday, December 2, 2012

LOCATION:    The Royal Grove at The Royal Hawaiian Center

Royal Hawaiian Center’s validated parking promotion offers 1 hour free parking with validation and $1 per hour for the next 3 hours for a maximum of 4 hours. After 4 hours, standard parking rates apply of $6 per hour.  Royal Hawaiian Center has the largest parking garage in the heart of Waikīkī with 10 levels of parking and more than 600 stalls. The entrance is located up a parking ramp as you enter the Center on the right side of Royal Hawaiian Avenue.Special event parking validation rates are available at $5.

Following this opening, the exhibits are open to the people of Hawaii and visitors alike and will be displayed at The Royal Grove at Royal Hawaiian Center daily from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm every day November 29 -- December 2, 2012.


HONOLULU-Hawaii is celebrating with the Kingdom of Morocco the long and rich relationship between Morocco and the United States which started in 1777 when Morocco became the first country ever to recognize the independence of the United States. This connection continues today with the newly established Sister State relationship and agreements between Morocco and our beautiful State of Hawaii, covering a variety of fields including education, culture, tourism, environment and

This majestic week long celebration is full of festivities with the idea of experiencing the best of various and unique parts of Moroccan culture and civilization, and much more of what makes Morocco an exceptional African, Arab and Mediterranean country, right here in our beautiful island of Hawaii.

A high level delegation will soon be descending on our shores to join Governor Neil Abercrombie and other local and international dignitaries and Hawaii citizens to begin this first ever celebration of His Majesty King Mohammed VI Week in Hawaii.

The official opening of the ceremony will begin with a welcoming speech by Governor Neil Abercrombie of the State of Hawaii and address sent by His Majesty King Mohammed VI on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 10:00 am -- 12:00 noon at
Washington Place followed by signing of the Sister State Agreement between State of Hawaii and Region of Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer, Morocco.

November 28, 2012 – December 2, 2012