Lantern Floating Hawaii Drone Footage

Photo by Dallas Nagata White

The annual Shinnyo-en “Lantern Floating Hawaii” event, held each Memorial Day at Magic Island since 2002, is the largest tōrō nagashi event outside Japan. Already a breathtaking sight, aerial views captured by UAVs are sure to impress.

Here’s our video, shot by John Johnson of One Breath Photography:

Here’s an Instagram shot from Chad Asuncion:


This footage is from Arnold Manzano:

2014 Lantern Festival Honolulu from arnoldmanzano on Vimeo.

He also took a practice flight the day before:

Alamoana Lantern Festival “Safe” flight path from arnoldmanzano on Vimeo.

More to come…