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Lei Draping in Kohala, Hawaiʻi
June 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am
On Kamehameha Day, June 11, a state holiday, North Kohala will honor the king, who was born in the district, with its own celebration.
Festivities begin at 8 a.m. with the lei draping ceremony of the original statue of King Kamehameha I, hula, history and music in the heart of Kapaau.
At 9 a.m., pa‘u riders and floral floats will make their way from Hawi to the statue and Kamehameha Park, where a hoolaulea is planned from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Photo courtesy of Cynthia Hoskins via Flickr.com.
For a full line-up of events and live streaming information, please visit www.hawaii.com/kamehamehaday!
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