By Barry Villamil
Mahalo to Pearl City keiki and their ohana for joining their neighbors and friends for a fun and exciting time on Saturday at the annual Pearl City Shopping Center Halloween Costume Contest and Trick or Parade hosted by Chuck E. Cheese. This year’s Halloween Costume Contest once again awarded prizes for winners sponsored by the Pearl City Shopping Center Merchants Association in the following categories and age brackets:
Most Original, Scariest, Best Parent & Child, Best Movie Theme
5 & Under, 6-8 yrs., 9-12 yrs.
Winners received Pearl City Shopping Center cash awards and Chuck E. Cheese prize packs. Stevo the Clown crafted free, original balloon creations for all participants and their ohana. Stevo the Clown also led the annual Trick or Treat Parade following the Halloween Costume Contest. Treat or Treaters paraded around the Pearl City Shopping Center while participating Pearl City Shopping Center Merchants filled their Trick or Treat bags with goodies.
Chuck E. Cheese Assistant Manager Trina Hashimoto and her amazing staff for welcoming everyone with open arms and providing a fun and memorable experience in the spirit of Halloween, along with great prizes, pizza specials, and amazing game center entertainment.
Pearl City High School Rotary Interact Club, who once again, did an outstanding job volunteering their time in the community to serve as costume contest judges while sharing their wonderful, friendly and spirited personalities with each costume contest participant and their ohana.
Costume Contest Check-In Crew – Great Job!
Sandy, Cordialea, Kareen, Sharon, and Terry Ann
Stevo the Clown – You Da Man!
A very special mahal to Pearl City Shopping Center owner Duane Kurisu for his annual, generous support of the Pearl City community. Also, mahalo to the Pearl City Shopping Center Merchants Association Team for planning and providing another family oriented, fun event for the Pearl City community and their ohana to enjoy, as well as visitors to our community and the Pearl City Shopping Center. Mahalo to Pearl City Shopping Center Merchants Association Events and Marking Coordinator Irwin Santos.
Mahalo to the Pearl City Shopping Center Maintenance and Security Team!
Finally, mahalo to all the Halloween Costume Contest and Trick or Treat Parade participants who came to the Pearl City Shopping Center and Chuck E Cheese on Saturday with your creative, original, and very scary costumes! We hope you all had FUN!
The Pearl City Shopping Center Merchants Association is presenting and sponsoring the annual Pearl City Shopping Center Christmas Parade scheduled for Sunday, December 4, 2023. Please see the Pearl City Shopping Center Christmas Parade Poster on the MYPC homepage for event information and a parade participant registration application.
Videos and Photos by Barry Villamil | MyPearlCity.com