10 Best Memorial Day Parades and Events in Hawaii!

From May 25 to May 29, commemorate the Memorial Day holiday with a range of community events and activities, including lei-making, interfaith observances, parades, and virtual runs.

Sew a Lei for Memorial Day at Kāne'ohe Community and Senior Center, Kaneohe,HI

May 25, 2023 at 10:30am
Celebrate Memorial Day with a special lei-sewing event at the Kaneohe Community and Senior Center! Volunteers are invited to help make lei, learn how to make lei, and donate fresh flower lei. A meaningful way to show appreciation for those who sacrificed for our country. Don't have time to drop in? Flower donations, especially plumeria, are also appreciated.

Heroes of the North Shore - Memorial Day, Haleiwa,HI

May 27, 2023 at 10:00am
Come to Haleiwa Beach Park on Memorial Day to show gratitude for all heroes who have served and given their lives for freedom. Marine Corps Brass Band and Leilehua High School ROTC will be present to make this special occasion even more memorable. Enjoy refreshments with the community and honor those who have sacrificed.

Carry The Load Memorial March at Pearl Harbor, Honolulu,HI

May 27, 2023 at 1:00pm
On May 27th, families and friends of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice will march together from the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, 319 Lexington Blvd, in the Carry The Load Memorial March in Honolulu, HI. Participants, accompanied by dogs on leashes, will walk the Historial "Blue Dot" Trail and be given wristbands to access the lobby area of the museum. Water for people and dogs will be provided at two stops along the walking route.

Annual Puna District Interfaith Memorial Day Observance, Keaau,HI

May 27, 2023 at 10:00am
The Puna Hongwanji Mission will be hosting the 76th Annual Puna District Interfaith Memorial Day Observance on May 27th. Join us in honoring and remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and our guest speaker Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Cronin. Come together to pay tribute to the lives of Puna District residents lost in World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict, and Iraq-Afghanistan Conflict.

Memorial Day Service and Graduates' Blessing, Kealakekua,HI

May 28, 2023 at 10:00am
Experience a meaningful Memorial Day Service and Blessing of high school graduates at Daifukuji Soto Mission. Join Ryan Nakade, a trained mediator and facilitator, for prayers for world peace and a remembrance of our fallen soldiers and victims of war. Following the service, honor the Class of 2023 with a traditional Hawaiian luncheon.

Memorial Day Parade at Fort DeRussey in Waikiki, Honolulu,HI

May 29, 2023
On May 29th, 2023, the beautiful beachfront of Fort DeRussy will host a special Memorial Day Parade. This parade aims to honor the memories of our fallen military and their Gold-Star families, while celebrating the bright future of our nation. The parade will begin at Fort DeRussey and will proceed down Kalakaua Avenue, before concluding at Kapiolani Park.

Memorial Day MURPH Challenge at Martinez Physical Fitness Center, Wahiawa,HI

May 29, 2023 at 6:15am
The Martinez Physical Fitness Center at Schofield Barracks is hosting a special Memorial Day event to honor Navy Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy. Participants can challenge themselves in a hero WOD, with scaling options available for all fitness levels. Heats and time slots are limited, so don't miss your chance to join in the tribute.

Mayor's Memorial Day Ceremony, Honolulu,HI

May 29, 2023 at 8:30am
Join the City and County of Honolulu in honoring our fallen heroes at the National Memorial Cemetery in Puowaina Drive. This 72nd Annual Mayor's Memorial Day Ceremony will be a time to remember and reflect on those who sacrificed so much in service of the Armed Forces. Be part of the long-standing tradition to show respect to those who made the ultimate full measure of devotion to safeguard our freedom.

Memorial Day at The Pub, Waimanalo,HI

May 29, 2023 at 12:00pm
Celebrate Memorial Day with friends and family at Pau Hana Pub, located at Bellows Air Force Station! Enjoy food and drinks while raising a glass to those we've lost. This event is open to all Bellows AFS guests and eligible patrons.

Virtual Run - Memorial Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2, Honolulu,HI

May 29, 2023 at 7:00pm
Celebrate Memorial Day with a Virtual Run (1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, and 26.2)! You choose the course and you time yourself, and get a medal to remember all of our fallen heroes. Plus, at least 15% of every registration goes to Operation Gratitude, an amazing organization that seeks to lift spirits of US Military and First Responders. The event takes place virtually, so you can complete your run from any location.

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