King Kamehameha Statue

King Kamehameha Celebration | Oahu Event

Celebrate a man’s legacy and the rich Hawaiian culture at the King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade – an annual Oahu Event.

Date of Event: June 11, 2018

Hawaii’s first king and Hawaii’s beautiful culture is remembered and honored at this annual Oahu Event.

About the King Kamehameha Celebration:
It was in 1810 that King Kamehameha united all of the Hawaiian Islands. His legacy lives on in countless ways, and the people are determined to always remember and to celebrate his legacy. The King Kamehameha Celebration is just one part of King Kamehameha Day, a holiday that was established in 1871. Both locals and tourists take part in the festivities which provide opportunities to learn about Hawaii and its people.

Live performances, food, music, and much more are part of this Oahu Event. Browse the vendor tables, and find beautiful hand-crafted items. See the traditional costumes worn by performers, and feast on the authentic Hawaiian food.

Learn about important, timeless traditions. Some of the presentations you can enjoy when you attend this Oahu Event include Hawaiian martial arts, warrior weapons, canoe navigation, warrior dance, and many others. The shell blowing competition and the Hawaiian chanting demonstration are other popular features of the event.

The day before the celebration, the festivities get going with the Floral Parade. This vibrant, colorful procession begins at 9 a.m. on June 11th. It starts at Iolani Palace and ends at Queen Kapiolani Park. After the parade, many attendees stick around for hours to enjoy the live music that lasts through the afternoon.

Our Honolulu Hotel is ideally located near the King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade and other Oahu Events. Our guests enjoy close proximity to dining, shopping, and attractions—and we’re just a short stroll to the world-famous Waikiki Beach. A perfect mix of value and location, it’s easy to see why Ambassador Hotel Waikiki Beach is a perfect choice.

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