Talk Story #39 – Waikiki Parade Includes Bands, Happy People, and ‘Leprechauns’

Hawaii is a blend of many peoples from all over the world. Visitors and ‘kama’ainas’ alike enjoy the various parades and festivities year ’round. It is mid-March, so this day was an Irish St. Patrick’s celebration!

A band member shows a happy 'shaka' greeting for all

I took the quick 10 min. bus ride from Ala Moana Shopping Center, and wearing the traditional color of shamrock green, joined in with throngs to watch the various enthusiastic entrants pass by along Kalakaua Ave. The parade started at the Fort DeRussy grounds and ended by the Kapiolani Park near Diamond Head.

Leprechauns in Hawaii! Why not?

Several Waikiki trolleys filled with cheering greeters

LifeStyle is the name of what we have here on Oahu. Are you yearning to have a bit of everything within close proximity? The busy city, the harbor and boating activities, the peaceful country atmosphere, or knowing that you can easily check out the action like I do as often as I can…better yet, head over to the quieter, beautiful ‘other’ beaches around Oahu…

Jeanne at the parade, Aloha!

Contact me and I will be most happy to send you updates or details upon your request. Let’s “Talk Story” and discuss what you are really wanting to do. Perhaps not this island? No problem, we at HawaiiLife Real Estate Brokers are on all the major islands, a state wide company. Don’t hesitate – Hawaii beckons and I send you my warm “ALOHA!”

Note: In Hawaii, there is often a gathering of family and friends, and in a casual way stories are told of present and past happenings. We call it “Talk Story.” My continued series are about different places around Oahu with a bit of their history, and the opportunities for you today. I would love to hear about your personal Hawaii memories to share, perhaps during the territorial days, like I was, growing up out ‘Koko Head’ way. Hawaii is a special place and so are the people.

Follow me as we discover a lifestyle best suited for YOU. Whether it is a new military move, a casual beach house, a downsized retirement home, a golf course fronted resort home-away-from-home, a grand residence with superb view, or a high rise condominium…the choices and the Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers resources are many. Contact me today and let us ‘Talk Story!’

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