This date is often considered the first day of summer for the Northern Hemisphere and the Northern Hemisphere will experience its longest day with 13 hours 19 minutes and 22 seconds of daylight for Hilo.
At this time, on this day, the Earth is 94.5 million miles (152 million kilometers) away from the sun.
There is about a 3 million mile (5 million kilometer) difference between the Earth’s closest position (perihelion) and its furthest position (aphelion).
Despite the name ‘equinox’ this day will not actually have equal parts daytime and nighttime.
"First and foremost, the people (the children and adults). Each personality adds the character to what makes Waiakeawaena. Over the years, the amount of floral donations has decreased.
" If any you have any type of flowers from your backyard or know of anyone that may, please donate to our veterans project.
At this time, on this day, the Earth is only about 91.4 million miles (147.1 million kilometers) from the Sun.
This position is known as perihelion which is the position in Earth’s elliptical orbit where it is the closest to the sun.