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Annual Park Celebration - Koloa Plantation Days, Kauai, Hawaii
 
 
Annual Park Celebration Hosted by Koloa Plantation Days committee

Fabulous Food, Live Music, Hawaiian Products, Keiki Fun!
After the Koloa Town parade on Saturday, July 26, head to Anne Knudsen (Koloa) Park for a full day of festivities from 10 AM to 5:00 PM.

A full afternoon starting at lunchtime just following the parade with non stop entertainment all day. This year is a strong entertainment lineup, featuring a variety of music and entertainment representing the diverse cultural mix that started in the sugar era and shapes Hawaii’s local culture today. Local comedy favorites, the beloved Frank DeLima and Augie T have returned this year by popular demand. Also featured will be hula by Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leinaala, taiko drumming by Tsunami Taiko, Led Kaapana and Mike Kaawa, and contemporary and traditional music.

The Park Celebration also features keiki rides and activities, plus food booths and one of the largest craft fairs on island with 60 different booths, all featuring handmade items from Kauai and the region, including shell jewelry, quilts, clothing, oil paintings and prints, plus soaps, body products and more.

Annual Park Celebration
Annual Park Celebration
Annual Park Celebration
Annual Park Celebration


Koloa Plantation Days Parade & Park Event Schedule - 2013

Saturday, July 27

9:00 am –
Roads Close in Koloa for the Parade (See Map)
10:00 am –
Festivities Begin With Parade Through Koloa Town To Annie Knudsen Ball Park
Food Booths, Craft Tents, and Keiki Area Open
11:00 am –
On Stage Entertainment opens with Pule, National Anthem and Hawaii Pono I by Troy Lazaro, Welcome by Emcee Charla Vidinha
11:20 am – Tsunami Taiko
12:00 pm –
Comedy by Frank DeLima and Augie T
12:30 pm –
Roads Reopen
1:05 pm – Parade Awards
1:15 pm – Halau Ka Lei Mokihana O Leinaala (Hula)
2:00 pm –
Silent Auction First Closing
2:20 pm – Led Kaapana and Mike Kaawa
3:30 pm – Kasibulan Filipino Folk Dance Company
3:45 pm – Silent Auction Second Closing
4:00 pm – Hoaikane
5:00 pm –
Ball Park Festivities Conclude
Food, Crafts, And Keiki Areas Close

Mahalo for Joining Us!

Ono for local grinds? You can find delicious local food choices, soft drinks, bottled water, and shave ice in the food tent by area restaurants and non profits. Besides fair favorites, to recall sweet memories of Plantation Days each booth will provide different specialty items from the various cultures that made up the plantation camps – everything from Filipino, Mexican, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Okinawan, Spanish to American fair food. Choose from ono local plate lunches, salads, snacks, and desserts. Many food booths are run by non-profit sports teams or schools, so the more you eat, the more they make for their groups. Other booths offer great food from several popular eateries.

Shopping for local products: The 70 vendors in the crafts and products tents sell Hawaii-made jewelry, artwork, clothing, home accessories of glass, ceramic, wood, and plant materials, everlasting leis and hair ornaments, musical instruments, food products, and much more. This is one of Kauai’s largest craft fair events.

For the keikiThere’s plenty to do and enjoy. Keiki can cool off on the waterslides and get all heated up again on the bouncers, all for a small fee by Fun-n-Kwazy. A children’s activity and craft tent features Koloa Early School and Malama Maha’ulepu, where kids can do crafts, drawings and learn about the area.

The silent auction includes great deals on outdoor activities, resorts, golf, dining, and merchandise, all donated to Koloa Plantation Days by businesses and individuals. Bids start at a fraction of the item’s value, so you could get a fabulous deal on a night in an exceptional beachfront condo or a Na Pali boat tour. To add to the fun, this year a grand prize has been donated by Poipu resorts and area businesses. All proceeds help to keep Koloa Plantation Days events available for free or at a very low cost.

Koloa Plantation Days logo t-shirts Available in adult and children’s sizes at the park as well as at other events throughout the week.

To enjoy live music and the rest of the festivities, the entry fee is just $3; keiki age 12 and under enter free of chargeTo get into the ballpark a little faster after the parade, buy wristbands from members of the Lihue Young Buddhist Association along the parade route or at the gate before the parade. Look for the separate entrance at the ballpark gates for those with wristbands.

Come to Anne Knudsen (Koloa) Park on Saturday, July 27, for a great day of family fun. You’re bound to see family and friends and you’ll get to make many new friends from all over the world at this festive celebration during Koloa Plantation Days.



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Activity details at a glance

Date: Saturday, July 26th, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Admission: $3 admission, keiki free

Contact: 808-652-3217
info@koloaplantationdays.com
www.koloaplantationdays.com

Location:
Anne Knudsen (Koloa) Ballpark

Driving Directions:
Download Parade Route & Parking map

PARKING: Lot north of ball park, lot north of Poipu bypass and Maluhia Road, first Hawaiian Bank, Koloa & Omao Roads west of Hadama’s Service. Accessible parking at the ballpark and asphalt lot mauka of park.

NO PARKING: Maluhia Road, Poipu bypass road (Ala Kinoiki), Koloa School, Big Save, Bothwick Mortuary.
Directions from Google Maps

 



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