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PHOTOS: Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha

June 10, 2015, 8:45 PM HST
* Updated June 10, 8:47 PM
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“Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha,” a celebration remembering Kimg Kamehameha I, was held on Wednesday in Hilo by the Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association.

The 19th annual event was held on the day before the official King Kamehameha Day holiday, June 11. An assortment of clubs and organizations brought leis, which were draped along the extended right arm of Kamehameha’s statue. The Hawai’i County Band and Kamehameha Alumni Chorus serenaded the crowd with Hawaiian melodies.

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19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

 

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Hawai’i County Band, 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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Hawai’i County Band. 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

Ahahui O Ka'ahumanu Helu 'Ekolu and Hale O Na Ali'i Hawai'i Halau O Kalakaua, 19th Annual Ka 'Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

Ahahui O Ka’ahumanu Helu ‘Ekolu and Hale O Na Ali’i Hawai’i Halau O Kalakaua, 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

Hale O Na Ali'i Hawai'i Halau O Kalakaua, The 19th Annual Ka 'Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

Hale O Na Ali’i Hawai’i Halau O Kalakaua, The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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‘Ahahui O Ka’ahumanu Helu ‘Ekolu, The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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Hale O Na Ali’i Hawai’i Halau O Kalakaua, The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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Hale O Na Ali’i Hawai’i Halau O Kalakaua, The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

The 19th Annual Ka 'Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

The 19th Annual Ka 'Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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Big Island Visitors Bureau representatives Ross Birch and Missy Kaleohano, The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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Skylark Rossetti, The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.

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Tom Chun, KSAA East Hawai’i Region President, The 19th Annual Ka ‘Ahulei O Kamehameha. Photo: Jamilia Epping.



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