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84th ANNUAL LEI DAY CELEBRATION
(Tue., April 13, 2011)—The City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation presents the 84th annual Lei Day Celebration on Sunday, May 1, 2011, at the Queen Kapi‘olani Park Bandstand from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This free event features the Coronation of Lei Queen Sandrina Lei Ilima Cabato De La Cruz and her court, First Lei Princess Haunani Judd Kauahi, and Princesses Linda Mae Ululani Chock, Wande Keanui Doane, Lorene Leimomi Erwin Hopkins and Carolyn “Skip” Kaonohilani Tomiyama.
Outstanding entertainment and Hawaiian music, including a steel guitar concert will be offered from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The lei exhibit, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., features spectacular creations, and Tûtû’s Hale will be open from 1 to 5 p.m., presenting stories, songs, hula, lei making and lauhala weaving for keiki and their ‘ohana.
9 a.m. Royal Hawaiian Band
10 a.m. Nâ Wahine O Ka Hula Mai Ka Pu‘uwai
11 a.m. Lei Queen and Court Investiture Ceremony
12:30 p.m. Official Opening of the Lei Contest Exhibit
12:45 p.m. Kapena
2 p.m. Hâlau Hula ‘O Hôkûlani
3 pm. Melveen Leed
4 p.m. Rebel Souljahz
4:45 p.m. Nesian N.I.N.E
5:30 p.m. Announcements and closing
The lei day celebration is sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Company, Times Supermarket, and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, and is attended by thousands of visitors and residents each year.
For more information contact Kaiulani Kauahi, Lei Day chair at 768-3041, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.