Join the fun in Waimea

WAIMEA — The 41st annual Waimea Town Celebration continues today.

Music in the Park is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hofgaard Park with Michael Keale performing. There will also be a hot dog eating contest.

Wednesday, Geri Kuhia will be the featured musician, and Thursday, Empress I will take the stage.

A main event Thursday will be Tales and Treats, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Historic Waimea Theater. Hawaiian tales will be told by Native Hawaiian actor and storyteller, Moses Goods. Tickets are $10.

The celebration runs through Sunday. Main events this weekend include a rodeo, paniolo hat lei contest, softball and baseball tournaments, the Captain Cook Caper Run, long distance canoe race, ice cream eating contest and an ukulele contest.


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