July 19, 2019 Friday Night - Dragons Block Party - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Historical Mamane Street in Honoka’a will be blocked off for the Dragons Block Party Celebration. Four stages / Two Demonstration Areas, Food & Craft Vendors, Bouncey Bounce will line Mamane Street as we open our celebration of the Honoka'a High School 130 Years Celebration.
Entertainment on stage will feature Honoka'a School Alumnis including Na Hoku Hanohano Winners Ryan Hiraoka and RJ Kaneao. Na Hoku Hanohano Nomiee Mark Saito. Sultry Jazz Singer Maelan Abran accompanied by Gary Washburn. The Lorenzo's Army featuring Melissa Libero Samura; Jon "Omi" DeJesus; Nathan Cariaga; Dexter Alphiche; Donny B; Jennifer Joaquin; David Yagong, Lazaro Joaquin; Chico Lukzen and many more.
Witness the art of aerial acrobatics by Alea Lani Arts; Join in with the Country Rhythm Sliders line dancers; Come and move your muscle with Zumba Fitness with Kehau and dancers; and gracefully move and enjoy our Ballroom Dancers that glide on historical Mamane Street.
COME AND ENJOY HAWAII'S FAVORITE COMEDIAN WHO IS GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOU "BUSS LAUGH." YES, HIS TWO SHOWS WILL BE FREE OF CHARGE!
The One and Only Augie T, performing two shows at our Friday Night Dragons Block Party! FREE SHOWS!
Come and enjoy Hula on the Lawn as part of our 130-Years Celebration. Kumu Lanikila Mangauil and the Hawaiian Cultural Center of Hamakua will take you on a journey of authentic hula. Come and feel the passion and enjoy the beauty, culture, and art of the Hawaiian hula.
Come and visit our 130-year Souvenir Booth, Food and Craft Booths, Games, Street Entertainers and much more! Bring your dancing shoes as the festive music will surely have you dancing the night away on historic Mamane Street. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair so you can move from one stage to another with your own comfortable chair!
Friday Night Dragons Block Party (Alcohol & Drug Free Event) will be a memorablenight to remember! Event is FREE OF CHARGE.
July 20, 2019 Saturday Morning - Parade through Mamane Street - 10:00am
Come and witness what is planned to be the largest parade in Honokaa’s history. From the first graduating Class of 1938 to the Class of 2019, we envision that all classes will show their Dragons Pride by participating with a float or marching unit or both! The last line in our schools Alma Mater will be the theme of our parade…Green and Gold
Come and join our Grand-Grand Marshals Itsue Hino and Misao Sakamoto, proud members of the first graduating class of Honoka'a High School....the Class of 1938. Our honored Grand-Grand Marshals are both 99 years young, and their spirit and enthusiasm is contagioius. Our Grand Marshals will include former Principals of Honoka'a High School as well as former Governor John Waihee.
Come early as there will be road closures and the parade down historic Mamane Street begins at 10:00am.
Register to participate in the parade by going to the Parade Registration Tab on our Website. For information call 808-895-1711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
July 20, 2019 Saturday Afternoon - Music Festival and Program - 12pm to 6pm.
Honoka’a High School Campus and Football Field will be the site for a memorable day. The 130-Years Celebration will be filled with music, guest speakers, awards, games for the kids, food and craft vendors, souvenir purchases, demonstrations and a walk down memory lane.
Great entertainment line-up will be on stage and the opportunity for Alumnus to walk the hallways once again and rekindle memories of attending Honoka’a High School. Most of all, meet up with classmates, friends, teachers and reminisce about the goldens years at Honoka'a High School.
COME ON DOWN KIDS! Our event will feature a giant Blue Crush Water Slide; Rock Climbing apparatus; and Giant Bouncey Bounce for the kids. Yes....absolutely free!
Come hungry as we will have a wide variety of Food Vendors to tame any cravings. There will Craft Vendors of kinds so come and find that special gift.
ENTER OUR POKE CONTEST with the Grand Prize Winner getting a prize package worth $1500! See "Poke Contest" tab on this website for contest rules and registration.
July 20, 2019 Saturday Early Evening - Luau and Hula Program - 4pm to 6pm
The school cafeteria will be the site of our luau dinner and hula program beginning at 4pm. Honoka'a High School Class of 1984 graduate Jayson Kanekoa will be preparing our luau dinner. Our local boy from Kukuihaele and Waipio Valley is the Executive Chef at the Waikoloa Beach Marriot Resort and Spa. You will enjoy delicious Hawaiian food while enjoying an authentic hula program on stage in the cafeteia. The best of Hawaiian Culture will be on tap for your luau experience. $15 pre-sale or $20 at the door (only 100 tickets sold at the door). Go to our Luau tab on this website to download the luau ticket form. Take out will be available. Order early, it will go fast!
July 20, 2019 Saturday Evening - Closing Program - 7pm to 10:00pm
Special entertainment and tributes to close out our 130-years Celebration will be on tap at the main stage on the Football Field. A special line-up of alumni entertainment is on tap, along with a segment honoring and rembembering classmates that have departed. It will truly be a memorable and heartwarming part of our evening program. Join us as our Honoka’a High School Alumni Cheerleaders lead us in singing our beloved Alma Mater while lighting the School Letters on fire. It will be a “chicken skin” moment with classmates and friends singing together once again. A 8:00pm, live on stage will be one of the hottest bands on the Big Island - SOUL TOWN. Bring your dancing shoes as the music from Soul Town will be flowing to the 10:00pm. It will be a magical night to be remembered for years to come.
July 21, 2019 Sunday - Family day - Class Reunions!
Family and Classmate Day. This day is set aside for the many individual class reunions planned by various classes. Check out the contact person tab on this website and find out what your class is doing on Sunday.
We look forward to seeing all of you at our Honoka'a High School 130-Years Celebration.
With Aloha - Dominic Yagong, Co-Chair
Maelan Abran Azevedo, Co-Chair