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Kona News — Kokua Kailua Hulihee Palace Concert and Village Stroll Is Sunday

Photo Courtesy of Kailua Village Business Improvement District

Photo Courtesy of Kailua Village Business Improvement District

(Media release) — Kokua Kailua Hulihee Palace Concert and Village Stroll welcomes residents and visitors on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 to Historic Kailua Village. Alii Drive is converted into a festive pedestrian walkway from until 6 p.m. Hulihee Palace hosts their monthly free concert honoring Queen Liliuokalani at 4 p.m.

Concert goers may bring their own beach mat or chair and utilize the free chair check at Emma’s Square for hands-free shopping and dining in the Village during Kokua Kailua which always features vendors, local artists and participating merchants offering special kamaaina discounts.

Kokua Kailua Hulihee Palace Concert and Village Stroll is sponsored by the Kailua Village Business Improvement District, the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce, Destination Kona Coast, Kailua Village Merchants Association, Hulihee Palace and Pacific Radio Group. The program is designed to rally support for merchants and restaurants and to remind residents to shop, dine and buy local.

The next Kokua Kailua Hulihee Palace Concert and Village Stroll date is Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009.

Volunteers are always needed and appreciated to assist with closing and re-opening the road. If you are able to help so that these events can continue, please contact Marie Aguilar at (808) 334-0562 or Dorlene Kolina Chao at (808) 936-9202.