Events

Veteran’s Day Parade

Veteran’s Day Parade

Mahalo to everyone who helped make the annual Veteran’s Day Parade such a success this year!

We honor those who have served and continue to serve or aid the Armed Forces.

Mayor Derek Kawakami also presented a proclamation honoring the service and sacrifice of our veterans at the parade.

Waimea Rockfall Mitigation Project Blessing

Waimea Rockfall Mitigation Project Blessing

Mayor Derek Kawakami attended the blessing held for the completion of the Waimea Rockfall Mitigation Project on Tuesday.

Kawakami said, “After nearly a year, we are grateful to the many agencies and partners that worked diligently and tirelessly for the affected residents of Waimea Valley. We thank everyone for your patience and cooperation during this process.”

Hanapēpē Park Improvements Project Blessing

Hanapēpē Park Improvements Project Blessing

Mayor Derek Kawakami attended the blessing held for the Hanapēpē Park Improvements Project this morning.

Mayor Kawakami said, “When this facility is completed, it will support many community organizations and give our sports teams a rallying point on and off the field.”

The project will begin in November and is estimated to conclude in August of 2023. It will include a new combined-use building which will contain a ticket booth, prep kitchen, and a concession area. Additional restrooms will also be added.

Mahalo to all of the organizations, and county and state departments who have come together to make this project possible.

9th Annual Harvest Festival

9th Annual Harvest Festival

Mayor Derek Kawakami joined in for the festivities for the 9th Annual Harvest Festival at the Kekaha Neighborhood Center this weekend.

Mahalo to all the coordinators, sponsors and volunteers who made this event a success.

9/11

9/11

Today marks 21 years since September 11, 2001. Mayor Derek Kawakami joined the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and other organizations on Friday to honor the sacrifices they made. This event also recognized first responders and showcased many community organizations.

THE ISSUES

We stay true to our driving vision: “Honoring Our Past, Building Our Future,” and remain focused on our core RISE initiative goals: Responsive Service; Integrity; Solidarity; and Excellence.

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