Kamehameha Day Parade

Because I was unwell, my intrepid spouse B went down to the Kamehameha Day Parade on Saturday morning.  He took some photos for me to share with you.
Kamehameha and court
A float representing King Kamehameha the First and his attendants. Kamehameha Day commemorates June 11, 1810 as the date that King Kamehameha united all of Hawai’i under his rule.

bandLike most parades, there were marching bands.
band in shorts
This band was lucky enough to get to wear shorts!
military unit
There is a large military presence on O’ahu, so there were several units marching in the parade.
Hawai'i princess
One of the elements for which the Kamehameha parade is known is the pu’a riders. Each island is represented by a princess with attendants. The colors and leis represent the different islands.
clean-up team
After each mounted unit, there is a clean-up team to keep the street tidy!
pu'a rider

Molokai princess

Molokai court

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Author: Joanne Corey

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7 thoughts on “Kamehameha Day Parade”

    1. I hope that you do have a chance to visit someday. Hawai’i is absolutely stunning! Although I am spending all of my time in Honolulu this trip because we are visiting my daughter, I would suggest also going to other islands. I love Kauai and the Big Island.

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