The King Kamehameha Celebration Parade And Free Concert in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Looking for a little family fun – something for you and the kids to enjoy?
June 11, 2016
Come join the fun!
How about a free parade and concert in one of the most beautiful places on Earth – the historic Kailua Village on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Set your sights on some good-time summer fun the whole family will enjoy. The King Kamehameha Celebration Parade and free concert begin on June 11, 2016 so you still have plenty of time to book your reservations and enjoy the celebration of King Kamehameha I who was the native King who united the islands of Hawaii and established a capital in the Kailua-Kona region of western Hawaii.
This year’s parade has a theme – Ho’ohiwahiwa No Kamehameha, which means “Honoring Kamehameha” – a wise man who united the tribes of Hawaii and brought peace to the islands.
The festivities kick off at 9:00 AM near the Royal Kona Resort. The colorful parade, festooned in beautiful island flowers, moves down Ali’i Drive, past the pier at Kamakahonu, up Palani Road to the Kukini Highway.
The King Kamehameha Parade
Parade participants wear the colorful garb of the early inhabitants of the island, adorned with the beautiful flowers that make Hawaii a tourist destination for travelers around the world.
This year, the King Kamehameha Parade includes a floral parade that shows off the beauty of Hawaii’s natural gardens. You’ll also see marching bands, equestrian troops, horse drawn carriages, authentic costumes, and much more. But the fun doesn’t stop there.
The Ho’olaule’a music and arts festival at Hulihe’e Palace, features popular Hawaiian recording artists and musicians who bring the festival to life.
Be sure to save some time to visit the historic Hawaiian landmarks found in the Kailua Village. You’ll also want to visit the many shops and restaurants that line the streets of the Kailua-Kona region of Western Hawaii Island.
It’s a trip you and the family will remember for a lifetime.
There’s Always Something to Do in Hawaii
Whether you’re an intrepid adventurer climbing the lava rock of one of the state’s awe-inspiring volcanoes, or riding your surfboard along the white, sandy beaches of Hawaii, you’ll find what you’re looking for in this tropical paradise – from the relaxing beaches to swimming with the wild dolphins in their native habitat, you won’t want to miss a minute of the fun Hawaii delivers to millions of people every year.
It’s Not Just About the Fun This Time
The Kailua-Kona region is also the home of one of the Top 10 addiction recovery centers in the U.S. Hawaii Island Recovery (HIR) is a nine-bed facility with a staff of caring professionals who will help you and support you as you kick an addiction to a substance or behavior.
Using data-supported treatments including equestrian therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Hawaii Island Recovery combines the latest in addiction treatment, with traditional therapies that have shown addicts how to enjoy the parade of life.
You’ll enjoy life-altering moments at HIR. Swim with the dolphins for a magical, mystical experience of bonding with these gentle creatures. Spend a day hiking the well-marked trails of Hawaii’s National Parks system. Work with addiction specialists who customize the right therapy to suit you and your addiction.
Hawaii Island Recovery will set you on the road to recovery while you enjoy the beauty and splendor of Hawaii and celebrate the wise King Kamehameha right down the street from HIR.
Give us a call or drop us a line. Enjoy the beauty of Hawaii, and enjoy the beauty of life again when you kick that addiction for good at Hawaii Island Recovery.