Parade will honor teams from UH, high schools
A "Parade of Champions" honoring winning teams from the University of Hawaii and local high schools will be held today in Waikiki.
The event will honor the UH football, women's soccer and women's volleyball teams, all of them 2007 champions in the Western Athletic Conference, along with intermediate and high school football champions.
Marching bands will accompany them.
New UH football head coach Greg McMackin will be grand marshal.
The parade begins at Fort DeRussy at 4 p.m. and will head down Kalakaua Avenue to the "Sunset on the Beach" stage, with entertainment by Imua starting at 5:30 p.m. and a program at 6 p.m. Performances by Na Leo and Willie K. will start at 6:30 p.m. with highlights of the 2007 season projected on the 30-foot "Sunset on the Beach" movie screen.
The teams being honored are:
» UH women's soccer, women's volleyball and Warrior football
High school and intermediate school football champions:
» HHSAA Division I: Leilehua
» HHSAA Division II: Iolani
» OIA Varsity Division I: Leilehua
» OIA Varsity Division II: Kaimuki
» OIA Junior Varsity Division I: Waianae
» OIA Junior Varsity Division II: Waipahu
» ILH Varsity Division I: Saint Louis
» ILH Varsity Division II: Iolani
» ILH Junior Varsity: Saint Louis
» ILH Intermediate: Word of Life