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| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
WAIKIKI — The Waikiki Holiday Parade commemorates Pearl Harbor by honoring survivors and veterans in memory of the attacks of Dec. 7, 1941. Local Hawaiian bands, marching bands from the mainland, military units, local officials and dignitaries will march down torch-lit Kalakaua Avenue along Waikiki Beach.  The parade is held annually the Friday following Thanksgiving Day and hosts thousands of spectators, residents and visitors alike. It begins at 7 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

WAIKIKI — The Waikiki Holiday Parade commemorates Pearl Harbor by honoring survivors and veterans in memory of the attacks of Dec. 7, 1941. Local Hawaiian bands, marching bands from the mainland, military units, local officials and dignitaries will march down torch-lit Kalakaua Avenue along Waikiki Beach.
The parade is held annually the Friday following Thanksgiving Day and hosts thousands of spectators, residents and visitors alike. It begins at 7 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

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29th Islandwide Christmas Crafts & Food Expo — Three-day event at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall begins Friday at 4 p.m. and is the largest holiday craft expo in the state, featuring more than 400 vendors. Cost is $4, military admission, with ID.

Waikiki Holiday Parade — Annual parade honors Pearl Harbor survivors; begins 7 p.m. down Kalakaua Ave. (See above photo for additional information.)

28 / Saturday
KoleKole Walking-Hiking Trail — The trail is open, 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Nov. 28-29. Do not park at the trail from 6:30 p.m.-5: 30 a.m. Violators will be ticketed. The trail contains hazards, and use of the hiking trail is at your own risk.

Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour — To mark the 125th anniversary of the birth of Hawaiian-American swimming legend Duke Kahanamoku, historian Steven Fredrick will host, 11 a.m., “The Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour,” in Waikiki, on Saturdays through November.
The cost is $40 ($30 with military ID). Reservations are required. Call 395-0674.

Kuhio Beach Hula Show — Free show, 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, weather permitting. Cameras are welcome and seating is available on the grass, beach chairs and mats. Call 843-8002.

December

1 / Tuesday
Family Night — Enjoy AMR family gatherings at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the AMR Chapel.
This broad-ranging Christian program features fellowship and Bible study from 6:15-7:30 p.m. Child care is provided. Call AMR Chapel, 839-4319.
Schofield Family Night is held Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

4 / Friday
Wahiawa Town Christmas Parade — Sponsored by Wahiawa Community & Business Association, 6-8 p.m., the event is expected to have 300 marchers, 10 vehicles and two floats. It will start at Kaala Elementary School, to California Avenue, to North Cane Street and end at Center Street. Call 348-2238.

Honolulu First Friday — Come to see the main events between 5 and 9 p.m., and stay for the late night party at some of the trendiest, most popular spots in Honolulu every first Friday of every month. Stop by unique galleries, boutiques, cafes and restaurants that feature exciting art exhibits and free entertainment. Visit www.firstfridayhawaii.com.

5 / Saturday
Army Music Hawaii — “Santa’s Holiday Vacation” show will be staged at 2 and 5 p.m. at Hale Koa Hotel’s Ilima Lawn, Dec. 5, featuring live music meshed with jumbotron displayed video and live acting components.

Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony/Parade — Sponsored by the City and County of Honolulu, 6-11 p.m. The event is expected to have 2,000 marchers, 40 floats and 15 vehicles.
It will start at Aala Park to King Street, Koko Head on King Street and end in closed off portion of King Street, between Punchbowl and South streets. Call 768-6622 or email eoi@honolulu.gov.

8 / Tuesday
TAMC Holiday Tree Lighting and Keiki Wonderland — Keiki Wonderland runs 4-7 p.m. at Regimental Park. Tree lighting activities are 6-7:30 p.m. at the Oceanside entrance of TAMC near the flagpole. Call 433-2809.

Ongoing

Jewish Services — Weekly worship services are held at 7:30 p.m., Fridays, at Aloha Jewish Chapel, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. No Saturday morning services or Monday Bible studies are offered at JBPHH.
Saturday services are available at the Ala Moana Hotel. Call 735-8161.
Service members interested in Jewish Bible study or keiki Hebrew School (Sunday School) may call 348-4560 or visit www.chabadofha waii.com.

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