King Kamehameha Day 2018

Posted on Jun 8, 2018 in Blog Post
Photo of Honolulu Fire Department Capt. James "Kimo" Todd being lifted up to drape lei upon the Kamehameha I statue at Aliʻiolani Hale in downtown Honolulu

Honolulu Fire Department Capt. James “Kimo” Todd draped lei upon the Kamehameha statue at Aliʻiolani Hale in downtown Honolulu on June 9, 2017 as part of the celebration of Kamehameha I. King Kamehameha I Day will be observed by state government offices on Monday, June 11, 2018

The No. 1 Capitol District Building, which houses the offices of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum, and several other state government offices, will be closed in observance of the King Kamehameha I Day holiday. This will include the grounds, the cafe, and the shop.

Honolulu Lei Draping: June 8, 2018
Hilo Lei Draping: June 10, 2018
Kohala Lei Draping: June 11, 2018

The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts has responsibility for interpretive plaques and some conservation work on the Kamehameha I statue in Honolulu. Special events are coordinated and organized by several organizations. The King Kamehameha Celebration Commission (State of Hawaiʻi Department of Accounting and General Services) presents the annual floral parade.