Although we don’t live far away, I had never been to the I Love Liliha Town Festival (held Sunday, August 26), but I won’t miss it ever again. It’s a great example of how a neighborhood can come together for a day of food, fun, activities and games.
Located on the corner of Kuakini and Liliha Streets, the day offered heritage tours by Firetruck Hawaii, a health fair, Keiki Zone, oral histories, Hawaiian food and lots of entertainment. I attended because Palama Settlement was a sponsor but I’ll go back just ’cause it’s a fun way to spend part of a Sunday.
Palama’s staff came up with a cute game for the keiki, “Spin to Win,” that involved no cost and taught them something about our five-acre campus.
The food was plentiful and diverse, including Italian gelato, Hawaiian plate lunch, sophisticated iced teas and hot dogs. Keiki could test themselves on a climbing wall or play Palama Settlement’s little game of “Where Is.”
This is what Jerry created while I was at the Palama Settlement booth:
Love it! He totally captured the quirkiness of this lovely neighborhood.
– Paula Rath