Santa Makes Appearance at Honolulu Hale

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- You know Christmas has arrived in the islands because the man in the big red suit makes his appearance at Honolulu Hale.

Santa happily flashes a "shaka" sign as he sits along Mrs. Claus kicking off the holiday season.

This is the 23rd year of the Honolulu City Lights celebration.

The theme is Ku'u Home which translates to our home.

This year's surprise will be an unveiling of a new outdoor exhibit.

Opening festivities will be held on Saturday, December 1 followed by a month long holiday celebration.