Merrie Monarch Festival: Saturday, April 27, Parade, Group ʻAuanaApril 27, 2019, 7:01 AM HST (Updated April 27, 2019, 7:01 AM)
Merrie Monarch Festival: Saturday, April 27, 2019, Royal Parade, Group ʻAuana
This is the last day of the Merrie Monarch Festival’s week-long schedule of cultural events and activities.
Check back for video and photo updates as events unfold.
Merrie Monarch Invitational Hawaiian Arts Fair
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 27
Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium
An annual favorite, this free event features local artists, crafters and entertainment.
Grand Naniloa Events
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Marketplace at Grand Naniloa
Midnight to 4 a.m., Official Merrie Monarch After Party
Merrie Monarch Royal Parade
10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 27
One of the festival’s most entertaining and fun events for the entire family, the parade begins and ends at Pauahi St. (Kilauea Ave. — Keawe St. — Waiānuenue Ave. — Kamehameha Ave.).
Entertainment at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium
Noon, Ke Ola Pono No Nā Kūpuna, Haunani Medeiros
Group Hula ʻAuana
6 p.m., Saturday, April 27
Edith Kanakaʻole Stadium
Hālau hula perform modern style dances, followed by an awards presentation for all group winners.
AWARDS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AROUND MIDNIGHT