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News & EventsWAIKIKI EVENTS - SEPTEMBER 2016
LIVE ALOHA WAIKIKI FESTIVAL
September 3, 2016
The event will close Kalakaua Avenue, all lanes and sidewalk areas from Lewers St. To Kealohilani Avenue. Lane closures start at 5:30pm for set up. 4pm-10pm.
ONIPA’A 10TH ANNUAL CELEBRATION
September 4, 2016
Celebrate the 178th birthday of Queen Liliuokalani at the I'olani Palace Grounds. I’olani Place Grounds celebration 12 noon - Interfaith service begins 3:30 pm. - Tribute to Liliuokalani through Chant. Admission to ‘I’olani Palace is free for this special one-day event. 10am-3:30pm.
SEA LIFE PARK KEIKI SUNDAY: A HONU WORLD
September 4, 2016
Sea Life Park Keiki Sundays – A Honu World shines attention on one of the ocean’s endangered animals. Guests will learn about the life cycle of these magnificent creatures, and what they eat, how they reproduce, and what we ourselves can do to protect and nurture their populations. The quarterly Keiki Sunday events are designed to foster a love of the marine environment in children and introduce them to the principles of conservation. Besides access to Sea Life Park Hawaii’s world-class shows and exhibits, the event will include live entertainment, arts and crafts, and education and conservation activities. Two children under 12 will enjoy free admission when accompanied by a paying adult. 10am-2pm.
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII RAINBOW WARRIORS FOOTBALL VS. UT MARTINS
September 10, 2016
Come out with your greens and support the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Football as they play against the UT Martins, 6pm. at the Aloha Stadium.
WAIMEA VALLEY 4TH ANNUAL KALO & AWA FESTIVAL
September 10, 2016
Waimea Valley presents the 4th Annual Kalo & Awa Festival on Saturday, September 10th 2016. Festivities being at 9am and will take place at Pikake Pavilion and the Main Lawn located in the Valley. This a free event and open to the public. Join us for kalo farmer displays, cultural practitioners, kalo & awa tastings and identifications, huli giveaways, live music and more. This year we have a very special list of guest speakers, topics, and demonstrations which include: Penny Levin, taro farmer & photographer: The revision of Bulletin 84: Taro Varieties in Hawaii Jeri Ooka: Pests and diseases of taro. Jerry Konanui: Varieties, harvesting and processing awa, and where we are with awa today, Kaipoi Kelling & Duffy Chang: Kui kalo demonstration Kamanao Pono Crabbe: Significance and protocol of kalo & awa in ceremonies Mokihana Albert & Anthony “Skip” Deluze: Local farming and identification of kalo & awa, Alika Bajo: Laau & lapaau demonstration
64TH ANNUAL WAIKIKI HO'OLAULE'A
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2016, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Annual Waikiki Ho’olaule’a is Hawaii's largest block party. Thousands of people will take to the streets along Kalakaua Avenue for food, fun and entertainment. There will be performances by the various genres of Hawaiian music and hula halau (hula schools). Hawaiian crafts and flower leis and many varieties of island cuisine will be featured throughout the event.
70TH ANNUAL FLORAL PARADE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
FROM ALA MOANA PARK THROUGH KALAKAUA AVENUE TO KAPIOLANI PARK
Kalakaua Avenue comes alive with a colorful procession of female and male pau horseback riders, floats covered with Hawaiian flowers, Hawaiian music, hula halau and local marching bands.