808Update: 4th of July weekend activities

 

There’s so much going on during this long fourth of July weekend.

Jordan Segundo is here to tell us what’s happening around the state in today’s 808Update.

 

Moiliili Summer Fest

The 4th Annual Mo’ili’ili Summer Fest is this Friday, July 3 at the old Varsity Parking Lot, near Pucks Ally.

It’s a traditional Japanese Bon Dance meets street festival.

There will be food booths, pop-up vendors, family-friendly entertainment, and the heart of it all, a traditional bon dance – Honolulu’s largest bon dance.

Free parking is being offered at UH Manoa with a free shuttle to and from the event.

 

 

Xterra Freedom Fest

The Xterra Freedom Fest is happening this Saturday at Kualoa Ranch in Ka’a’awa Valley.

A variety of race events will be offered for all skill levels, including a 5k/10k adventure walk/run, 1k ocean swim, an xterra off-road triathlon, a mountain bike race, an ocean swim and also a kids fun run.  There will be a bbq and free concert for participants.  Tickets for family and friends who want to attend the bbq and concert are also available.

 

Eat the street/Turtle Bay July 4th Celebrations

Turtle Bay will be having a big July 4th celebration this weekend.  It’s going to feature a North Shore version of Eat the Street from 2 pm-8 pm with various food trucks serving up American bbq themed dishes.

There will also be non-stop entertainment at various locations at the resort.

At 8:00 p.m., there will be a spectacular fireworks display to end the night.

 

Other fireworks shows across the state:

 

Oahu

Kailua Beach Park at 8 p.m.

Magic Island, Ala Moana Regional Park, at 8:30 p.m. (Non-stop entertainment all weekend)

Schofield Barracks at 8:30 p.m. (military only)

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam at 9 p.m. (military only)

 

Hawaii Island

Hilo Bay at 8 p.m. – http://www.gohawaii.com/en/events/hilo-bay-blast-2015/

Waikoloa Beach Resort at 8 p.m. – http://www.waikoloabeachresort.com/images/Resort-Flyer-1-500.jpg

Kailua Bay at 8 p.m. – http://www.paradesinkona.com

 

Maui

Front Street, Lahaina, at 8 p.m. – http://visitlahaina.com/event/4th-july-celebration-fireworks/?instance_id=71

 

Kauai

Vidinha Soccer Field, Lihue, at 8:30 p.m. (Brother Noland, Henry Kapono, John Cruz)  – http://kauaihospice.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/J4.2015.bmp

Kekaha Faye Park at 9:30 p.m.

 

Lanai

Dole Park at 9 p.m. (Willie K) – http://www.lanaipineapplefestival.com/Pinefest/Pinefest.htm

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