A rally was held at Honolulu Hale to arrest and convict Honolulu Police Department officers who fatally shot 16-year-old Iremamber Sykap and South African Lindani Myeni in April. The protest was held by a coalition of civil rights organizations including prosecutor Jacquie Esser and community leader Lesley Gabrielle Harvey.
A photographer is silhouetted amongst one of the signs at the rally.
A moped passenger holds a shaka in support of the rally along South King Street.
An HPD supporter drove past the rally along South King Street.
Pictured speaking at the rally is community organizer Lesley Gabrielle Harvey.
A dog named Cocoa wears a protest sign at the rally.
Participants hold a banner in front of Honolulu Hale.
Pictured amongst a banner at Friday's rally is Jazzy Benito. “I just hope in the future things get better,” said Benito.
Rocio Tapia held a sign at the rally. “It’s time to stop to having the conversation if there’s racism in America or if there’s racism in Hawaii. People need to wake up. People need to do something about it. Justice needs to be done for these victims that have been murdered,” said Tapia. “There’s so many name that there’s not enough Sharpie for all them.”
Participants gathered along South King Street as a speaker spoke. The rally drew around 70 people.
Destiny Brown holds a banner in front of Honolulu Hale. “This isn’t the first. I hope it’s the last. But we need some transparency because this is a detrimental problem that is being perpetually generationally,” said Brown.