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Advocates commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day

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Sign and flag wavers were on hand at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday on International Overdose Awareness Day. The event was organized locally by Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction Center and partnered organizations.
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Aaron Ruddick, right, offered a shirt to Clare Sloan at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday on International Overdose Awareness Day.
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Dr. Christina Wang spoke at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday on International Overdose Awareness Day.
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Dr. Christina Wang spoke at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday on International Overdose Awareness Day.
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Donita Garcia spoke at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday on International Overdose Awareness Day.
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Donita Garcia spoke at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday on International Overdose Awareness Day.
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Sign and flag wavers were on hand at the state Capitol on Wednesday.
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Kuulei Perreira-Keawekane gave the opening protocol at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday.
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Volunteers and community members were on hand at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday.
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Kuulei Perreira-Keawekane gave the opening protocol.
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Trisha Kajimura opened the ceremonies at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday.
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Jimmy Toyama spoke at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday on International Overdose Awareness Day.
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Heads were bowed in remembrance of those who died from overdoses at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday.
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John Valera spoke at the state Capitol rotunda on Wednesday on International Overdose Awareness Day.

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