Aloha Festivals Floral Parade on for Saturday in Waikiki

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The 64th annual Aloha Festivals Floral Parade will close streets from Ala Moana Park to Kapiolani Park on Saturday morning. The procession of pau riders, extravagant floats, hula halau and marching bands begins at 9:00 AM and lasts until one in the afternoon.

Over 2,000 individuals are expected to take part, along with 40 vehicles, 10 bands and 15 floats. The parade will start at the Ewa entrance of Ala Moana Park, head down Ala Moana Boulevard to Kalakaua Avenue all the way through Waikiki ending up on Monsarrat Avenue and finishing at the Waikiki Shell.

This year's theme is "Mele 'Ailana - Celebrate Island Music." Danny Kaleikini and Kealoha Kalama are this year's ambassadors of aloha.