King Kamehameha Celebration Commission

Commissioner Listing

Royal Order of Kamehameha I: Elmer K. Ka`ai, Jr., Chairman

‘Ahahui Ka‘ahumanu: Linda Chock

Hale O Nā Ali‘i: Marilyn Leimomi Khan

Mamākakaua, Daughters & Sons of Hawaiian Warriors: Moana Nahinu

Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs: Lu Faborito, Secretary

Kamehameha Schools Alumni Association: Kainoa Daines

Kapahulu Music Club: Beverly Lee

Waimānalo Hawaiian Homestead Association: Kamakana Aquino

Papakōlea Community Association: Vacant

Kaua‘i County: Melissia Sugai

Maui County: Daryl Fujiwara

County of Hawai‘i: Jacqueline “Skylark” Rossetti

Arts Program Specialist: Lehua-Nani Kalima

2015 King Kamehameha Celebration Events (more details forthcoming) Please save the dates!

Island of O`ahu

June 12, 2015 Friday:

3:00 p.m. – King Kamehameha Statue Lei Draping Ceremony – please join us for this exciting annual event as the statue of Kamehameha 1 is draped with leis sewn by the ladies of `Ahahui Ka`ahumanu. Public donations of plumeria flowers and leis are appreciated and encouraged and may be dropped a the tent site fronting the Kekuanaoa builing on King Street from 8:00 a.m. in the morning.

June 13, 2015 Saturday:

9:00 a.m. – The 99th Annual King Kamehameha Floral Parade and Ho`olaule`a. The parade starts at the corner of King and Richards Streets and end at Kapiolani Park in Waikiki. Ho`olaule`a to follow at Kapiolani Park from 11:00am to 4:00pm – more details forthcoming. Parade and event applications:

For Floats and Decorated Vehicles
For Marching

To be broadcast LIVE on OC16 Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 9:00am on Oceanic Cable Channel 12 and HD Channel 1012. Also, streaming LIVE on

Island of Hawai`i


June 10, 2015 Wednesday:

5:00 p.m. – Lei Draping at King Kamehameha Statue at Bayfront.

June 13, 2015 Saturday:

9:00 a.m. – Kamehameha Day ho`olaule`a at Mokuola (Coconut Island).


June 11, 2015 Thursday:

9:00 a.m. – King Kamehameha Lei Draping, Parade and Ho`olaue`a in Hawi.


June 13, 2015 Saturday:

9:00 a.m. – King Kamehameha Parade along Ali`i Drive. Ho`olaule`a to follow at Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel.

Island of Maui

June 13, 2015 Saturday:

9:00 a.m. – King Kamehameha parade and Ho`olaule`a in Lahaina, along Front Street, ending at Kamehameha `Iki park. Ho`olaule`a to follow.

Island of Kaua`i

June 13, 2015 Saturday:

9:00 a.m. – Kamehameha parade and ho`olaule`a in Lihue, starting at Vidinha Stadium and processing to the County Building on Rice Street. Ho`olaule`a to follow.

More information on the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission -

Hawai’i Revised Statute 8-5:

Per HRS 8-5, “The commission is authorized to determine to whom and for which occasions permission is to be granted for the use of the statue of King Kamehameha I.”

For more information:

Reach us at:

King Kamehameha Celebration Commission
355 North King Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
Telephone No.: (808) 586-0333