Parade seeks participants and vendors

The Na Kamehameha Commemorative Pa’u Parade & Ho’olaule’a Planning Committee invites the public to commemorate and celebrate Hawaii’s alii through the state commission theme, “Na Pouhana” – honoring former U.S. Sens. Daniel K. Inouye and Daniel Akaka.

Applications are available online for parade participation or to be a “Made on Maui” vendor.


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The festivities will take place at 9:45 a.m. June 15 on Front Street in Lahaina. It will start from Kenui Street and proceed south toward Shaw Street. The hoolaulea will open at 9 a.m. Festivities will include exhibits and tours by Friends of Moku’ula and Hui O Wa’a Kaulua, a parade and pa’u awards presentation, food booths, Maui-made crafters and local entertainment. The festivities are scheduled to last until sunset.

For more information, call 264-8779 or email