Oahu’s 99th annual King Kamehameha Floral Parade Saturday lived up to its legacy as a lavishly colorful celebration of Hawaii’s first monarch. The parade started at Iolani Palace then proceeded along Punchbowl Street, Ala Moana Boulevard and Kalakaua Avenue before ending at Kapiolani Park.

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Kamehameha Day
Love, respect, honor… Honi Aloha!
Kamehameha Day 2015…
Each year, the firefighter assist in the draping of the leis. For many years this Firefigher 3, Ocean Kaowili makes sure it is done with care and love… When all is done he honors Kamehameha with this tribute…
Honi Aloha!!!

The above photo and caption was posted by Hawaiian 105 KINE on their Facebook Social Media page.

Media Coverage:
KITV coverage of the Honolulu festivities
Maui celebrations
Kaua’i celebration coverage

Lei Placement on the original King Kamehameha Statue in Kapa’au (Kohala), Big Island of Hawai’i.

Kū Kia`i Mauna Warriors at the Kona Kamehameha Parade 2015.