Santa To Strut Down Waialae Avenue Dec. 4

Motorists, get ready to make way for Santa Claus. The Kaimuki Christmas Parade will begin at 6 p.m. Dec. 4, marching on Waialae Avenue from the Saint Louis School/Chaminade campus to Koko Head Avenue and the municipal parking lot.

About 40 units and 1,500 marchers are expected on the one-mile walk, including area schools, scouts, lawmakers, businesses, fire-fighters, bands and pageant winners. VIP seating will be in front of Kaimuki Plaza at 10th and Waialae. Two makai lanes of Waialae will be closed for marchers, and traffic will be contraflowed on the mauka lanes from Third Avenue to Koko Head Avenue for the one-hour duration of the parade.

Sponsored by Kaimuki Business & Professional Association, the parade is now in its 68th year. It coincides with the official lighting of the town’s Christmas tree on Pu’u O Kaimuki.

For more information, call 739-4801 or email