• Kailua Village Business Improvement District begins the festivities on Friday, November 25

    November 21, 2022
    Historic Kailua Village rings in the holiday season with special events and activities as Kailua Kalikimaka returns to bring in a sleigh full of holiday cheer.
    Kailua Kalikimaka is merrily merrily produced by Kailua Village Business Improvement District. For more info log on to www.HistoricKailuaVillage.com.
    Kailua Kalikimaka Tree Lighting Kailua Village Business Improvement District begins the festivities on Friday, November 25, the day 
    after Thanksgiving, with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Emma’s Square (located across from Hulihee Palace). This tree lighting tradition and program gets started at 5:15 pm. Special musical performances with Kapulanakehau Tamure and keiki hula performances from Halau E Hulali Mai I Ka La. Plan for a festive selfie spot with Miss Kona Coffee and Miss Aloha Hawaii as the tree lights up and signals the start of the holiday season, welcoming everyone to Historic Kailua Village with a reminder to shop, dine and buy local.
    Kailua-Kona Christmas Parade
    On Saturday, December 10 bring the entire family down to Historic Kailua Village for the 36th annual Kailua-Kona Christmas parade. Na Mele O Kalikimaka, The Songs of Christmas Island Style themed parade starts at 5 pm, with announcing stations throughout the village. The Kailua-Kona Christmas parade is presented by Rotary Clubs of West Hawaii and the Kailua Kona Community Parade Association. 
    Kailua Kalikimaka Holiday Concert
    As a gift to the community, the Kailua Village Business Improvement District is happy to present a free holiday concert on Sunday, December 11 from 4 to 5 pm featuring the Grammy Award-winning Kalani Pe’a on center stage.

    7th Annual Lighted Boat Parade
    The holiday fun continues with the Lighted Boat Parade at 6 pm on Sunday, December 11. Kona’s fleet will put on a jovial show in Kailua Bay. Body Glove will be docked at Kailua Pier for great viewing with food and beverages available for purchase.
    About Kailua Village Business Improvement District
    The Kailua Village Business Improvement District (KVBID) is a collaborative effort between businesses, government and area residents to develop and implement creative solutions to improve the cleanliness, attractiveness, community and economic vibrancy of Historic Kailua Village. 
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