Tag: Kalakaua Avenue

Honolulu Festival Grand Parade 2019

The Honolulu Festival is Hawaii’s premier cultural event, promoting mutual understanding, economic cooperation and ethnic harmony between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim region. Each year, the Festival attracts thousands of new and returning spectators who are looking for an experience unique to Hawaii. Through educational programs and activities sponsored by the Honolulu …

Martin Luther King Celebration Parade in Honolulu

The Martin Luther King Day Celebration Parade in Honolulu was held on January 21, 2019. The parade began at Magic Island and proceeded on Kalakaua Avenue through Waikiki and Kapiolani Park. The parade culminated with a unity rally celebration which included food, communityi booths, and camaraderie.

Duke Kahanamoku Statue in Waikiki

Located near the Honolulu Police Department’s station on Waikiki Beach, the famous bronze Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Statue welcomes everyone to the Waikiki surf spot where Duke surfed and served as one of the original Waikiki Beach Boys. Locals and visitors honor Duke by placing lei on his outstretched arms.  Visitors can also wave and send messages …

Waikiki Spam Jam Festival 2019

  The Waikiki SPAM® JAM Festival celebrates 17 years of food, festivities and fun! Hawaii’s top-rated street food festival is set for April 27, 2019. Each year, 35,000 guests and local residents gather for Hawaii’s most beloved and delicious annual event – the Waikiki SPAM® JAM Festival. Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the Waikiki SPAM® JAM …

Makua and Kila Statue

Makua and Kila is a statue and water fountain in Kuhio Beach in Waikiki depicting a surfer boy and a monk seal. The statue’s sculpture is Holly Young, a resident of Kauai. Ms. Young’s sculptures may be found in public and private collections throughout Hawaii and around the world. The Makua and Kila water fountain was …

Aloha Festivals 72nd Annual Floral Parade

The Aloha Festivals 72nd Annual Floral Parade took place yesterday morning along the streets of Ala Moana Boulevard and Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu. This event featured a colorful procession of pau horseback riders, floats covered with Hawaiian flowers, Hawaiian music, hula halau and local marching bands.

Waikiki Wall

The Waikiki Wall is a man made breakwater structure that separates Queens Beach from Kuhio Beach in Waikiki. The wall is built so pedestrians can walk the length of the structure to get a better view of Diamond Head and a panoramic view of Waikiki Beach. The Waikiki Wall is located directly across the Aston …

Prince Kuhio Statue in Waikiki

The Prince Kuhio statue is located near the intersection of Kealohilani Avenue and Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole was a prince of the Kingdom of Hawaii before it became a territory of the United States. According to the monument inscription at the base of the statue: Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole, the son of …

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