Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole
Prince Kūhiō Day is a state holiday observed in Hawai‘i on March 27, 2023 The day honors the life of Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole’s birthday and his many accomplishments in service of his people and the Hawaiian Islands. Kuhio started the first ever Hawaiian Civic Club in 1918. His greatest legacy is helping form the Hawaiian homestead act of 1920, which has transformed into the department of Hawaiian home lands.
Prince Kuhio Parade and Hoʻolauleʻa
Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 5-7pm at Ka Makana Ali’i
91-5431 Kapolei Pkwy, Kapolei, HI
The Prince Kūhiō Parade starting at 5pm is one of the legacy parades recognized by the State of Hawaiʻi. This annual gathering, brought to you by the Association of Hawaiian Clubs and supported by the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, brings community groups from across the state together to celebrate the life and legacy of Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole.
This parade will begins at Kapolei Hale, home to the largest concentration of Hawaiian homesteads and headquarters to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. The parade will end with a Ho’ike’ike (or Hoʻolauleʻa) at Ka Makana Aliʻi Shopping Center, 1000 Uluʻōhiʻa StreetKapolei, HI, 96707 with food, vendors, and music!