Investiture of royal court kicks off Festivals of Aloha tonight

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Festivals of Aloha parade on Saturday morning will feature horses, keiki, kupuna and, of course, the royal court. These images from last year’s parade show, from top, keiki on a float to promote parental involvement, 6th grade students from Kilohana Elementary School in front of royal court, local and Japanese kupuna in parade and bowing before royal court, a group from New Zealand and the royal court watching the parade.

The annual Festivals of Aloha for Molokai begins tonight with the traditional Investiture Kupuna Show at 7 p.m. at the Mitchell Pau’ole Center.

For the past 50 years the Festivals of Aloha has brought the Molokai community together with its royal court, onolicious food, fun games, dance and memorable entertainment.

The three-day event continues tomorrow with Youth Night. Activities at the Mitchell Pau’ole Center start at 7 p.m.

On Saturday is the parade through Kaunakakai beginning at 9 a.m. A day-long ho’olaulea begins at the Mitchell Pau’ole Center at 11 a.m. There will be live music, food and many other activities continuing throughout the day.

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