POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 2, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. HST, Aug 5, 2011
» Aloha Tower Marketplace hosts pre-Independence Day festivities Sunday, starting at 4 p.m. and culminating with a fireworks display at 8:45 p.m. Keiki events include bounce houses, face painting, balloon sculptures and appearances by Uncle Sam on Stilts. Entertainment includes Logan Okuda, Jewels of Paradise Dancers and Efoe & Friends. Call 566-2337.
» Entertainment at Ala Moana Center's Centerstage celebrates the holiday weekend with performances today by Kapena at 12:15 p.m. and John Cruz at 2; Sunday by Maunalua at 12:15 p.m. and Beach 5 at 2:15. Visit www.alamoanacenter.com/Events/Weekend-Schedule for details. A "Red, White & Blue Giveaway" will offer more than $7,000 in prizes and drawings for trips to Las Vegas, Ala Moana gift cards and more. Winners will be announced on KRTR 96.3's morning radio show Tuesday. Call 955-9517.
» The city's Celebration Parade for America's July 4 birthday travels through Waikiki beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday at Saratoga Road, then continues on Kalakaua Avenue to Kapiolani Park. Live entertainment starts at 7:15 p.m. at Queen's Surf Beach with the Kantorei performing choir and Royal Hawaiian Band, followed by the screening of "Soul Surfer" at Sunset on the Beach at 8:30 p.m. Call 768-5288.