July 4th and Veteranʻs Day Festivity sponsorship

OKK fully funds an annual July 4th Parade Celebration & Keiki Fun Day which includes free food, bounce houses and inflatable water slides for the kids. Senior citizens are treated to an afternoon of bingo and a separate luncheon. And in 2018, OKK began sponsoring a Veteranʻs Day Celebration featuring free lunch for everyone who attended, multiple entertainers who donated their time and informational booths honoring our veterans.  And most importantly, we publicly honored those who served, continue to serve, as well as those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.  

BELOW:  Scenes from The 2020 JULY 4th Celebration with social distancing. We also paid celebrated wayne kawachi being named a "brawny giant" for his contributions to the community.  this award by the brawny towel company resulted in a $10,000 donation to OKK. Mahalo Brawny and mahalo candy casper for nominating him!  thank you everyone for turning out.  it was great to reconnect during this

challenging time.

July 4th Mower Parade
July 4th Mower Parade

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Wayne Hands Out Brawny Towels
Wayne Hands Out Brawny Towels

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Mahalo Brawny, Our Volunteers & Beautiful Community
Mahalo Brawny, Our Volunteers & Beautiful Community

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July 4th Mower Parade
July 4th Mower Parade

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2019 July 4th Parade Slideshow
Wahini on horseback
Wahini on horseback

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Maile David & Crew
Maile David & Crew

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OKK Starts Off The Parade
OKK Starts Off The Parade

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Wahini on horseback
Wahini on horseback

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photo gallery of previous celebrations

July 4th Parade OKK
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Paniolo Wahini
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Honoring Our Kapuna
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Kids + Water = Fun
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Miss Kaʻu Coffee
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Senior Bingo on the 4th
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Church Float in Parade
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OKK Serves Up Watermelon
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Veterans chat at lunch
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OKK Volunteers Serve Food
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Kaʻu Taiko Drummers Perform
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Bottle In Blue Band- Mahalo!
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