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WINDWARD CITY LIGHTS CELEBRATION THIS SATURDAY

 

(Mon., November 21, 2011)—Mayor Peter B. Carlisle, Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, and the Windward City Lights Committee invite everyone to the 6th Annual Windward City Lights celebration on Saturday, November 26, 2011. The corners of Kamehameha Highway and Waikalua Road will be transformed into a winter wonderland for the festivities, which begin at 5 p.m.

 

The event features food and craft booths, free keiki rides, visits with Santa and great entertainment. The concert line-up includes Ka‛eha, The Hasselhoffs, Jimmy Weeks, the Arnold Alconcel Jazz Quartet, the Royal Hawaiian Band Glee Club, with emcees Tom Landeza and Frank Cabacungan. Mayor Carlisle and First Lady Judy Carlisle will illuminate thousands of lights at the Kaneohe Police Station, Kaneohe Fire Station, and Benjamin Parker School at 6:30 p.m.

 

                                         OPENING NIGHT PROGRAM

                                           Saturday, November 26, 2011

 

5 p.m.                   Food and Craft Booths ~ On Waikalua Road
                                       Mahiku Farmer’s Market

                           FREE Keiki Rides ~ Benjamin Parker Playground

                           Toys for Tots ~ Kaneohe Marines ~ On Waikalua Road

5 p.m.                   WELCOME and ALOHA

                           Emcees: Tom Landeza and Frank Cabacungan

5:05 p.m.             Invocation: Pastor Tom Landeza ~ Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay

5:15-5:45 p.m.      HOLIDAY CONCERT ~ Royal Hawaiian Band Glee Club

5:55-6:20 p.m.      Lisa Campos
            6:30-6:40 p.m.      TREE LIGHTING with Mayor Carlisle and First Lady Judy Carlisle
                                       (Lighting of Four Corners)

                           Chief Louis Kealoha ~ Honolulu Police Department

                           Chief Kenneth Silva ~ Honolulu Fire Department

6:45-7:20 p.m.      Ka‘eha

7:30-7:50 p.m.      The Hasselhoffs

7:55-8:15 p.m.      Jimmy Weeks

8:20-8:45 p.m.      Arnold Alconcel Jazz Quartet

 

The community is encouraged to arrive early to avoid traffic on Kamehameha Highway. Motorists will be directed to the open field behind Benjamin Parker School for parking, which is accessible through Waikalua Road and other alternative routes. Waikalua Road will be closed to traffic beginning at 1 p.m.  The celebration is sponsored by the City and County of Honolulu, Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, and the Friends of Windward City Lights. Other sponsors include: EDH Solar Electric, Hawaiian Electric Company, Kalbi Drive Inn, Kaneohe Marines, King Windward Nissan and Windward Baptist Church and RAM.

 

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Media contact: Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts at 768-6622.