“King Kamehameha Day” Hawaiian Music & Tall Ships | Aquatic Park
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Submitted by the Event Organizer
On June 12th, in observance of King Kamehameha Day and to celebrate the history of the park’s flagship vessel – Balclutha as the last ship to sail under the flag of the Hawaiian Kingdom, a free two hour concert of Hawaiian music will be presented on board the deck of the historic Balclutha docked at Hyde Street Pier.
The formal program begins at 2:15 with a brief historical talk about Balclutha’s service under the Hawaiian Flag presented by Park Rangers. The concert begins at 2:45 on board the deck of the Balclutha. Performing will be the Royal Hawaiian Ukulele Band at 2:45 pm led by Uncle Kem Kanikapila Loong, Auntie Mary’s Boys led by Greg Mock will perform at 3;15 pm, Hiram Bell and The Hui perform at 3:45, and The Evan Tom Band closes the concert with a performance beginning at 4:15p.m.
Visitors to the park will be eased into the day’s musical event by ukulele soloist Hiram Bell who will perform at 1:45 p.m. at the park’s Demonstration Shed located next to the Hyde Street Pier entrance.
The historical talk and the musical performances are free. However, a ticket for park admission is required to board the historic Balclutha. Admission is $5 for adults and children, 15 and under accompanied by a paid adult, are free.
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