HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kapolei Hale kicked off the holidays Saturday with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Other festivities include live music, carnival games, Santa photos, and an electric light parade — all for free. There will also be food trucks available for food purchases on site.
Among the crowds gathered along Kapolei Parkway and Fort Barrett Road to enjoy the festivities were kupuna from the Ilima at Leihano Senior Living community.
The event ran from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with the entertainment stage for live music along Ala Kahakawai Street and the lighting ceremony in front of Kapolei Hale on Uluohia Street.
The parade started at 6 p.m. and included marching bands and decorated cars. It started on Kapolei Parkway and Ft. Barrett Road and ended at the Kapolei Hale.
Once the parade arrived at the Hale, the tree lighting ceremony took place.