DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARBULLETIN.COM
The 62nd annual Aloha Festivals Floral Parade was held yesterday along Ala Moana Boulevard and Kalakaua Avenue from Ala Moana Beach Park to Kapiolani Park. The parade featured floats, pau riders, hula performers and marching bands. Members of the Honolulu Boy Choir, from left, Jason Pires, Paris Kai and Lala Fitumauina, waved to the crowd during the festivities, along with their Executive Director Blake Nuibe on the far right. Aloha Festivals events continue today at the Aloha Tower Marketplace with the Third Annual Ukulele Contest at 10 a.m. Aloha Festivals, first held in 1947 as Aloha Week, has become a celebration of Hawaiian culture through music, dance, food and art.