City to host 84th Annual Lei Day Celebration

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- Kapena along with others will be having a great time at the "84th Annual Lei Day Celebration" at Queen Kapiolani Regional Park Bandstand this Sunday. Check out the video!

Entertainment schedule:

9:00-9:50 a.m. Royal Hawaiian Band

10:00-10:50 a.m. Na Wahine O Ka Hula Mai Ka Pu'uwai

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Investiture Ceremony for the 2011 Lei Queen & Court

12:30 p.m. Official Opening of the Lei Contest Exhibit by the 2011 Lei Queen & Court

12:45-1:45 p.m. Kapena

2:00-2:45 p.m. Halau Hula 'O Hokulani

3:00-3:45 p.m. Melveen Leed

4:00-4:35 p.m. Rebel Souljahz

4:45-5:30 p.m. Nesian N.I.N.E.

5:30 p.m. Announcements and Closing

The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association will play from 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., in the lei exhibit/ho'olaule'a area (open area between the bandstand and the shell).

The Lei Contest Exhibit will be open to the public from 12:30-5:30 p.m., in the open area between the bandstand and the shell.

Calling all mo'opuna (grandchildren) - come visit Tutu (grandmother) at Tutu's Hale from 1:00-5:00 p.m., and hear stories, learn a song, a hula, how to make a lei, and learn how to weave with lauhala.

A Ho'olaule'a of Hawaiian craft exhibits and demonstrations (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.); and craft, lei and food vendors will also be in the park all day.

All events are free and open to the public.

This event is made possible by Hawaiian Electric Company, Times Supermarket and a grant from the Hawai'i Tourism Authority.

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