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CANCELED – 104th Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Honolulu, Oahu
June 13, 2020
King Kamehameha Celebration has been canceled
April 20, 2020 – 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 events statewide, namely lei draping ceremonies, parades and ho`olaule`a’s, on and around the June 11th holiday. Click here to learn more.
Photo: Dino Morrow Photography
Saturday, June 13, 2020 marks the 104th 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
King Kamehameha Celebration Lei Draping Ceremony
Friday, June 12, 2020 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. fronting Ali‘iōlani Hale in downtown Honolulu. Expect to see cultural protocols and pageantry, along with beautiful handmade lei being draped on the outstretched arms of King Kamehameha with a performance by the Royal Hawaiian Band.
King Kamehameha Celebration Ho‘olaule‘a
Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Aloha Tower in Honolulu. Free admission featuring hula, live entertainment, Hawaii-made products, food booths and more with ample parking available.
For a full line-up of events and live streaming information, please visit www.hawaii.com/kamehamehaday!
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