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Sister cities Honolulu and Nagaoka in Niigata Prefecture have announced a series of events next year to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Pacific War, including a display of fireworks from the Japanese city at Pearl Harbor.

The announcement was made while Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell was visiting Nagaoka, which has a century-old fireworks tradition, on Aug. 2 during a diplomatic and trade trip to Japan. The fireworks display will take place Aug. 15, the day Japan surrendered in 1945.

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