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Salute to Youth Parade in Waikiki tomorrow evening on Kalakaua Avenue
Posted by Unknown | Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Hawaii Invitational International Music Festival is the proud sponsor of the spectacular “Salute to Youth” Parade on April 2nd.  This parade has been a Spring Break tradition since 1980.  It's the first of two of the largest parades on the Islands.  Tens of thousands of musicians have participated over the past 30 years.  This year Hawaiian and mainland band members, auxiliary units, vehicles, floats, drill teams and dancers will entertain locals and visitors alike as they parade down Kalakaua Avenue past the Duke Kahanamoku statue at sunset.

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The streets will be closing at 6:00 p.m. and the parade will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The parade will have over 1,200 marchers, 15 vehicles, 5 floats, and 10 bands.  It will start at Ft. DeRussy and continue down Kalakaua Avenue to Monsarrat Avenue and end at Kapiolani Park, by the Waikiki Shell, near the back side of the Honolulu Zoo.  Our vacation rental units at the Cabana at Waikiki, the Waikiki Banyan, the Waikiki Sunset, and the Waikiki Lanais, plus many more, are just a short walk away or you can park in the metered parking around Kapiolani Park and the Honolulu Zoo.

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Each year High school, junior high, college band and pageantry units perform in competition for two weeks in Waikiki. The festival features free concerts in the park in addition to the annual "Salute to Youth" parade on Kalakaua Avenue. Participants from Hawaii, the mainland and around the world take part in the festival on Oahu. Admission to all events is free and visitors are welcome.

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