Join us for Sunrise on Earth Day 2023

This year join cultural practitioners as we welcome the sun and a new day of positive change across Hawai’i and around the world. To host an event or for more information email us at

Download the Oli (Chant)

View the Oli and Protocols

E Ala Ē in Hawaiʻi

Kauaʻi E Ala Ē

Alt contact: Puna Kalana Dawson, 808.651.0799,

Oʻahu E Ala Ē

*Details: Parking/meeting spot at dropped pin. Meeting will be in the dirt parking lot, once gathered, we will walk out onto the shoreline.

Molokaʻi E Ala Ē

Kaho‘olawe E Ala Ē

Lahaina E Ala Ē

Parking on Front Street

Alt. Contact: Kelson Kihei – 808.281.8015.

Haleakalā E Ala Ē

Recommended meet at Bank of Hawaii Pukalani parking lot in Pukalani at 4am to carpool. Or come directly to Haleakala National Park.

Hilo E Ala Ē

Koaʻekea E Ala Ē

We will be gathering to greet the sun as it rises and then a mālama ʻāina session to follow at 10am.

This will take place at Koaʻekea near Waipiʻo Valley.

To RSVP, please email

Kuaihelani E Ala Ē

6:00 a.m. on Midway Atoll (GMT-11) time (one hour behind Honolulu time). Possibly the last Earth Day Sunrise event hosted by humans? We will also be joined by over literally 1/2 billion birds including nunulu (Bonin petrels) and (Laysan albatross) and kapuu (black-footed albatross).

E Ala Ē International Locations

Palau E Ala Ē

Morning prayer and a dive clean up in the Rebaimelachel Bay in Malakal.

Alt. contact: +680 779 8420

Cape Town, South Africa

For earth day this year in Cape Town we will be hosting a zero waste to landfill beach cleanup where everything which is picked up is recycled . We will educate the youth of the communities in Cape Town about earth day at the beach cleanup and why it is important for us to protect the earth

Park at: Hout bay parking lot . Next to Sentinel ocean alliance cafe and parley ocean school

Alt. contact: 0727912514

140 Locations Across World

Brahma Kumaris sunrise meditation in solidarity with Hawaii and Faith leaders across the world. Click below to find a center

Machu Picchu – Sunrise Ceremony

  • Sunrise in Peru
  • Machu Picchu & Various Locations in Peru
  • Rodolfo ROPO Beltran & Jorge Luis Delgado

Rodolfo is working with faith leaders in South America, specifically Machu Picchu, to celebrate the sunrise on Earth Day 2023.

Montana E Ala Ē

We will be celebrating with our E Ala Ē chant from the shores of Flathead Lake.