HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)-The Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs announced today the events connected with the celebration of Prince Kûhiô Day on March 26. The month long series of events culminates in the Prince Kûhiô Day Parade in Waikîkî. Sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, as well as other founders including the Kamehameha Schools and the Dept of Hawaiian Home Lands, these events promise opportunities to explore and celebrate the many facets of the Hawaiian culture.
March 26, 2011
Prince Kûhiô Commemorative Parade, Saratoga/Kalakaua to Kapiolani Park
10:00 to noon
Prince Kûhiô Ho'olaule'a/Ho'ike'ike, Kapi'olani Park Bandstand
10:00 to 5:00 p.m.
The parade honors the accomplishments of Prince Jonah Kûhiô Kalaniana`ole, founder of the Hawaiian Civic Club movement and proponent of the Hawaiian Homestead Act of 1920. Grandmarshals this year are Roy Benham and Bert Barber. These kupuna are respected cultural practitioners who have dedicated their lives to advocating for the betterment of Native Hawaiians.