Kailua-Kona Independence Day Parade & Fireworks Extravaganza
The annual Kailua-Kona Independence Day Parade will take place on Monday, July 4 at 6 p.m. starting at the Kekuaokalani Gym/Pool Complex on Kuakini Hwy. It will proceed south on Kuakini Highway to Palani Rd., to Ali'i Dr. and then south of Ali'i Dr. to Walua Rd. just past Coconut Grove Marketplace. The parade operates with an all-volunteer committee with the support of the Rotary Clubs of Kona. All are welcome, whether neighborhood and community groups, nonprofit or commercial entries. Along with musical entries and floats of all kinds, there will be multiple color guards and numerous members of the armed services as part of the parade. Immediately following the parade, there will be a grand fireworks extravaganza over the Kailua Bay, starting at 8 p.m.
For more info about entering the parade, email rcpresse(@)gmail.com, call 313-0025 or visit www.paradesinkona.com.