Kilauea begins Christmas festivities today

Lihau Paik / Special to The Garden Island

Performers at the 2020 Kilauea Christmas concert, held online due to the coronavirus pandemic, beam in between numbers.

Lihau Paik / Special to The Garden Island

Kilauea Christmas musicians last performed before a live audience in 2019. The annual concert draws hundreds to the North Shore town.

Courtesy of Anaina Hou Community Park

Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro brings his Christmas in Hawai‘i show to the North Shore on Thursday, Dec. 16.

KILAUEA — The North Shore steps into Christmas today as two Kilauea event organizers kick off their holiday programming schedules with virtual and in-person concerts.