September 15, 2012 7:00pm – 11:00pm
On Kalakaua Avenue between Lewers & Kapahulu Avenues, 7 p.m. – Celebrating its 60th year and the 2012 theme of Hoonui Ike, 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 Kalakaua Avenue. Free admission.
Aloha Festivals is Hawai’i’s premier cultural showcase, a celebration of Hawai’i’s music, dance and history intended to preserve the unique island traditions. We invite you to explore and find out what makes Aloha Festivals special. Aloha Festivals is proudly presented by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
The acquisition of knowledge, whether through formal education, one-on-one mentoring, personal quest or other means, is empowering. Knowledge is like a kukui lamaku, a torch that glows brightly, lighting the pathway toward success and well-being. This year, Aloha Festivals acknowledges the 125th anniversary of Kamehameha Schools, the noble legacy of Ke Ali’i Bernice Pauahi Bishop, great granddaughter of King Kamehmeha I. Her vision for a vibrant Hawai’i glows brightly through commitment to education, productivity and pride in heritage. Ho’onui ‘ike is a Hawaiian value that reaches around the world giving hope for enlightenment, peace and aloha. Join us in 2012 as we explore new avenues to ho’onui ‘ike throughout Hawaii nei, encouraging all to value knowledge and the wisdom of our kupuna, those gone before us. This will ensure mauliola (well-being) for future generations. Ua ao Hawai’i ke ‘olino nei malamalama. Hawai’i is enlightened in the brightness of day.Ho’onui ‘Ike: To increase knowledge, enrich
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EDITED BY Arlynne Hurley