Santa Spotted Cruising in Pearl City Christmas Parade

Santa arrives at the Pearl City Shopping Center / Photo By: Barry Villamil

The Pearl City Shopping Center Merchants Association with PCHS Project Graduation 2010 sponsored the event that had over 23 groups and organizations participate in the parade procession.

Awards were given for the top three in the Marching and Vehicle/Float categories. Na Keiki O Manana Chorus won first place in both categories. First place received a $100 dollar gift certificate fro the Pearl City Shopping Center. Top three finishers also received a trophy.

Na Keiki O Manana Chorus with their first place trophy and $100.00 Pearl City Shopping Center Gift Certificate. / Photo By; Barry Villamil

Here’s how they placed:

Marching Unit                                             Vehicle/Float Unit

1st Place – Na Keiki O Manana Chorus          1st Place – Na Keiki O Manana Chorus          
2nd Place- Pearl City Scouts                         2nd Place – Rust Bucket Car Club
3rd Place – Kaahumanu Service Unit             3rd Place – Hawaiian Electric Company
                  Girls Scouts                                                    (HECO)

Pearl City High School Principal, Carlyn Fujimoto, Highlands Intermediate School Principal, Amy Martinson and Web Editor, Barry Villamil served as Judges for the event.

Hawaiian Electric Company “Power Walking” in the Pearl City Christmas Parade / Photo By: Barry Villamil

Photo By: Barry Villamil

Thanks to the following groups and organizations who participated in the Parade:

Honolulu Fire Department
Pearl City High School Marching Band
City & County of Honolulu
Pearl City Lions Club
Lawton & Virginia Suganuma
Fresh Impact
AIG Hawaii / Farmers Insurance
Aloha Hula
Little Miss Pacific Island Princess
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Hawaii Corvette Association
Pearl City Scouts (Boy and Cub Scouts)
Rust Bucket Car Club
Lung Kong Physical Culture Club
Highlands Colts Football and Cheer Squad
Hawaiian Electric Company
Kaahumanu Service Unit Girls Scouts
Chuck E. Cheese
Paradise Shufflers
HTM Contractors, Inc.
Miss Sweetheart Hawaii
Na Keiki O Manana Chorus

Addie (left) 1 year veteran, Princess (right) 5 year veteran of the Pearl City Christmas Parade / Photo By: Barry Villamil

A special thanks to Sheri Rolf and Kristin Anderson from Rolf Advertising as well the PCHS Project Graduation Volunteers for a great job in coordinating the ‘09 Pearl City Christmas Parade.

Thanks to all the volunteers that helped make the parade a success. Mahalo to the Pearl City Shopping Center Merchants Association for supporting our Pearl City community.

PCHS Project Graduation volunteers coordinating start of parade / Photo By: Barry Villamil


Check out our photo gallery for more photos of the event!