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2018 Nā Kamehameha Commemorative Pā‘ū Parade Winners Named

June 16, 2018, 5:54 PM HST
* Updated June 16, 5:56 PM
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PC: Daryl Fujiwara.

Lahaina celebrated King Kamehameha I with its annual parade along Front Street on Saturday, June 16, 2018, which embraced the theme “Ola ke aloha no nā aliʻi – The love for our aliʻi lives on.”

In commemoration of the 100th anniversaries of the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu and Hale O Nā Ali‘i. Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club honored Honolulu Club and Hale O Na Ali’i brought members from Moloka’i and Kaua’i to join in the celebration.

The following is a list of Pā‘ū Parade and Ho‘olaule‘a winners:

Walking/Marching Division:
3rd Place – World Indigenous Science Network
2nd Place – Maui Music Mission
1st Place – Nāpili Kai Foundation

Deorated Vehicle / Float Division:
3rd Place – Kamehameha Schools
2nd Place – Old Lahaina Lū‘au
1st Place – Lahaina Restoration Foundation


Outstanding Pooperscooper:
3rd Place – Island of Maui
2nd Place – Island of O‘ahu
1st Place – Island of Ni‘ihau


Outstanding Pā‘ū Unit:
3rd Place – Island of Maui
2nd Place – Island of O‘ahu
1st Place – Island of Ni‘ihau

Outstanding Pā‘ū Princess:
3rd Place – Island of Maui
2nd Place – Island of O‘ahu
1st Place – Island of Ni‘ihau

Queen’s Unit – Queen Tiara Dudoit
Island of O‘ahu – Princess Rachel DeCoite
Island of Ni‘ihau – Princess Ashely Branco
Island of Maui – Princess Leila Kalani Larson
Island of Hawai‘i – Princess Chasity Koko
Island of Moloka‘i – Princess Vernell Kai
Island of Kaho‘olawe – Princess Mary Klein
Island of Kaua‘i – Princess Amy Tavares
Island of Lāna‘i – Princess Kristina Duarte
Frank Franklin Crozier of Makawao is our 2018 Pā‘ū Marshal.


The weekend continues under the Lahaina Banyan Tree with free keiki activities, lei making, Maui made crafters, Hawaiian music and hula! Free and open to the public 9am-5pm

Sunday Entertainment
9am – 9:10am – Ho’olaule’a Opens! Pule & Announcements
9:15am – 10:15am – Kaui Krueger, Richard Ho’opi’i Falsetto Champion
10:30am – 11:30am – Halau Keala Kahinano O Puna
11:45pm – 12:45pm – Na Wai Eha
1:00pm – 2pm – Special Guest
2:15pm – 3:15pm – Kason Gomes
3:30pm – 4:30pm – Nevah Too Late
Pau at 5pm

Mahalo to The Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority, the County of Maui, Smythe Fujiwara Design, Lahaina Town Action Committee, the Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club, Pacific Radio Group – KPOA 93.5

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