The King’s Parade & Celebration
Once a year with the King’s Parade, Hawaii celebrates one of the greatest kings in it’s history: King Kamehameha. He is remembered for uniting the islands in 1810. He was a fierce warrior, and for ushering in an era of peace, prosperity, and unity to the Hawaiian Islands we know today. King Kamehameha Day is a celebration of everything he stood for and accomplished for the islands. This June (2023), will mark the 151st celebration of King Kamehameha, and each island celebrates the day a little bit differently.
In Kauai, we celebrate with the fabulous King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade in Lihue starting at Vidinha Stadium and ending at the lawn of the Historic County Building on Rice Street. The parade celebrates the paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) traditions and is full of beautiful colors and dancers.
After the parade, there is a Hoʻolauleʻa (Hawaiian festival) on the lawn of the Historic County Building. There will be hula dancers, live Hawaiian entertainment, delicious food booths, craft vendors, and more!
The event is free, and is a great experience for the whole family. If you’re in Kauai in June, we highly recommend you attend.
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Fabulous Floral Kings parade starts June 10th at 9:00am starting at the Vidinha Stadium. It heading up onto Rice Street ending at the Historic County Building. Pa’u Island Horse Units, Floats, Walking & Riding Units and much more. At the end of the Parade our Ho’olaule’a will begin with lots of Hawaiian entertainment.
Stop by and visit our Food booths, Crafts, Hawaiian Cultural Demonstrations while enjoying the hula and music.
Mark your calendars for the King’s Parade on King Kamehameha Day!
For additional Information & Video’s of prior events go to https://sfca.hawaii.gov/resources/king-kamehameha-celebration-commission/
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County of Kauai Hawaii Tourism Authority
Historic County Building
4396 Rice St
Lihue, HI 96766