On Friday, after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, a group of University of Hawaii Manoa students, staff and faculty will hold a series of protests and marches around Honolulu.

Hawaii J20, named to denote the date of Inauguration Day, was formed to “act on shared concerns about the campaign promises and rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump,” according to its website.

Workshops and teach-ins will be held across campus throughout the morning, according to a press release, and marches are scheduled to begin later in the afternoon.

The four march routes go to Diamond Head, Ala Moana, Honolulu Zoo and a park at the intersection of Kaheka and King streets. Marchers on all four routes will then proceed to their final destination: a free, evening concert at the Waikiki Shell.

On Tuesday, Civil Beat published a Community Voice piece by two Hawaii J20 leaders.

Trump Inauguration 2017 memoribilia Capitol. Stuff on tables near the Hart, Senate office building, washington DC. 19 jan 2017. photograph Cory Lum/Civil Beat

President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in Friday at 7 a.m. HST.

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