The Aloha Festivals has kicked off with a month of celebration and festivities all September on Oahu. This festival is part of a month long series of events covering Hawaiian culture, tradition, music and dance celebrating the diversity of the people of Hawaii.
Major events happening on Oahu Island include:
2013 Royal Court Investiture
Thursday, September 12, 2013, 3pm
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Village Green
Traditional chant and hula highlight this annual event as the 2013 Ali‘i receive their royal symbols of reign during investiture ceremonies. Free admission.
2013 Opening Ceremony
Thursday September 12, 2013, 5pm
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove
This ceremony marks the official beginning of the 2013 Aloha Festivals event on O‘ahu. Traditional hula and chant introduce our Royal Court on the grounds of the Royal Hawaiian Center's Royal Grove. Free admission.
The Pearlridge Keiki Ho‘olaule‘a
Saturday, September 14, 2013, 10am - 3pm
2013 Waikīkī Ho‘olaule‘a
Saturday, September 21, 2013, 7:00pm
On Kalākaua Avenue between Lewers & Kapahulu Avenues
Celebrating its 61st year, the largest block party will kick off with the arrival of the Royal Court. Multiple stages of entertainment, lots of food, lei vendors and hawaiian crafters will be spread along the world famous Kalākaua Avenue. Free admission. the Royal Court. Multiple stages of entertainment, lots of food, lei vendors and hawaiian crafters will be spread along the world famous Kalākaua Avenue. Free admission.
2013 Aloha Festivals Floral Parade
Saturday, September 28, 2013, 9:00am
The parade route starts at Ala Moana park to Queen Kapiolani Park along Kalakaua Avenue
For more information check out the website at: http://alohafestivals.com/