Aiea Fest Teaches Bike Safety

Bikers of all ages are invited to brush up on their skills Saturday at the Aiea Bicycle Festival.

The event, which takes place at 10 a.m. at Neal S. Blaisdell Park, is sponsored by City Councilman Breene Harimoto, chairman of Honolulu City Council’s Committee on Transportation.

Harimoto has partnered with the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation,

Hawaii Bicycling League and The Bike Shop to educate participants on bicycle safety and promote the Pearl Harbor Bike Path.

The day’s events include a 45-minute “bike rodeo” course for keiki at 10 and 11 a.m., and noon. Bikes and helmets will be provided for the session that seeks to teach real-world skills needed to ride a bicycle safely.

Hourlong rides using three-wheeled bicycles also are scheduled at 10 and 11 a.m. for those age 55 and older, followed by a cycling safety course for adults at 12:30 p.m.

The Bike Shop also will be on hand to provide tune-ups on bicycles.

All participants interested in taking a class are encouraged to register online in advance, as class size is limited. For more information, visit