Name: Prince Kūhiō Commemorative Parade
Location: Saratoga/Kalākaua to Kapi‘olani Park
Date: Saturday March 25, 2017 | Time: 10am to Noon | Cost: Free
The parade honors the accomplishments of Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole, founder of the Hawaiian Civic Club movement and proponent of the Hawaiian Homestead Act of 1920. A unique parade, it honors the dedication and commitment of a multitude of individuals and organizations who work year-round to practice and to perpetuate the Hawaiian culture and who enhance the welfare and well-being of the Native Hawaiian community. Malihini and kama‘āina, alike, learn about the work of the Royal Societies; the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands; Hawaiian Homestead Associations; the Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Alu Like, Inc.; the Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center, and numerous community organizations, hālau hula, and marching units. Each year members of the Royal Societies (Royal Order of Kamehameha, Ka‘ahumanu Society, Hale O Nā Ali‘i, and Mamakakaua) also participate. Rare Hawaiian flags of the Hawaiian Kingdom are featured. Prince Kūhiō Commemorative Parade is Co-Sponsored by the City & County of Honolulu and the Hawaii Tourism Authority.