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CANCELED – 105th Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Honolulu, Oahu
June 12, 2021
King Kamehameha Celebration has been canceled
Due to the continuing threat and uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission announces the cancellation of all King Kamehameha Celebration Commission parade events statewide. The Lei Draping Ceremonies have been cancelled statewide; however, private ceremonies will take place in Hilo, Kohala and Honolulu, at undisclosed times. The ceremonies are closed to the public, and we ask for your cooperation in respecting this. The ceremonies will be posted for viewing on our social media feeds. Click here to learn more.
Photo: Dino Morrow Photography
Saturday, June 12, 2021 marks the 105th Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade on Oahu.
The parade takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the theme: E kū I ka hoe uli, which translates to “Take hold of the steering paddle.”
As in year’s past, the parade route will begin on King Street fronting ‘Iolani Palace. The route heads down Punchbowl Street, makes a left onto Ala Moana Boulevard and then onto Kalākaua Avenue. The parade comes to a finish at Monsarrat Avenue and Queen Kapi‘olani Park.
Streets will begin to close in downtown Honolulu at 7:30 a.m., with closures coinciding as the Parade moves along the route, several blocks before its approach arriving at Kapiolani Park at approximately 11:30 a.m.
For additional information, contact: KKCC@Hawaii.gov
For a full line-up of events and live streaming information, please visit www.hawaii.com/kamehamehaday!
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