Tag: Kalakaua Avenue

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 …