Occasions held around the islands for 150th Anniversary of King Kamehameha Day.
Saturday, June 11, 2022 will respect the 150th commemoration of King Kamehameha Day, first celebrated in 1872 to pay tribute to the King’s granddad.
Occasions are booked around the islands on June 10 and 11.
The King Kamehameha Statue will be hung in lei for a service at the Ali’iolani Hale in Honolulu. The occasion starts Friday, June 10 at 2:30. The Royal Hawaiian Band will perform from 2:30-3pm.2022.
A flower march will occur Saturday, June 11 from 9am-1pm, beginning at the Iolani Palace, and venturing out to Kapiolani Park.
Hilo – An imperial parade will happen on June 11, beginning at Moku Ola and heading out to the Kamehameha Statue.
Kohala – The Kamehameha Statue will be respected start at 7am with lei hanging, Halau exhibitions, and a parade.
More data on King Kamehameha Day
On December 22, 1871, King Kamehameha V declared a public occasion to respect and commend his granddad and the dad of the Hawaiian Kingdom.
Initially, individuals of Hawaii needed to stamp the tradition of Lot Kapūaiwa (Kamehameha V) on his birthday, December 11. All things considered, the boss selected to respect his granddad and pushed the occasion as distant from his (Lot’s) birthday as could really be expected, thus the inconsistent date of June 11.
Accordingly, June 11, 1872, was the absolute first Kamehameha Day occasion at any point celebrated.