29th Annual Kailua-Kona ​Christmas Parade

Photography by Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7

Kona Christmas Parade Winners

The Kailua-Kona Christmas Parade Committee has announced the award winners for the 29th annual Christmas Parade with it’s theme “Kona Kine Christmas!”, held Saturday evening December 14. There were 77 entries, with over 2,000 individuals in the parade, and thousands of joyful spectators lining the streets to watch. Winners may pick up their awards at the Kona Mayor’s office at the West Hawaii Civic center, beginning on Thursday, December 19. Please direct questions to Barbara Kossow at the Mayor’s office, 323-4448.

The Parade Committee wishes to extend a warm mahalo to our generous sponsors, dozens of volunteers, all the entrants for their hard work and excellent results, and especially to those attending for helping to make the 2013 Christmas Parade a great event.

Non-profit / Community entries:

First: Hālau Kala’akeakauikawēkiu
Second: Solid Rock Ministries
Third: Kahikolu Congregational Church

First: A Bevy of Beautiful Bobbers
Second: Kona Korean Mission Church
Third: Therapeutic Horsemanship of Hawaii – Kona

First: Ho’opa Volleyball Club
Second: Ke Kula ‘o ‘Ehunuikaimalino
Third: Innovations Public Charter School

Commercial entries:

Best in Christmas Spirit
First: Pacific Island Fitness
Second: Kona Trans
Third: Auto Body Hawaii

Best School Entry
First: Innovations Public Charter School
Second: Makua Lani Christian Academy
Third: Alaka’i Academy

Best in Song
First: The Food Basket
Second: Kona Marshallese Community
Third: Kai ‘Ehitu Outrigger Canoe Club

Best in Lights
First: Hawaii Electric Light Co.
Second: Solid Rock Ministries
Third: Kona Trans

Crowd Pleaser:
Pacific Island Fitness

Judges’ Special Award:
Leeward Steelers


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Kailua-Kona Community Christmas Parade Air dates

Wednesday, December 18 at 5PM
Saturday, December 21 at 10AM
Sunday, December 22 at 6PM
Tuesday, December 24 at 8:30AM
Tuesday, December 24 at 6PM
Wednesday, Christmas Day at 8:30AM
Wednesday, Christmas Day at 6PM

2 Responses to “29th Annual Kailua-Kona ​Christmas Parade”

  1. Please forward the application for the parade. I haven’t received it yet. This is for Team Kona Tae Kwon Do.We were in the parade last year.Thanks Rich 325-2215


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