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Prince Jonah Kuhio Ho'olaule'a Festival Brings A Taste Of The Islands To Henderson

September 04, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. The city of Henderson is hosting the annual Prince Jonah Kuhio Ho’olaule’a Festival from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St., in the Water Street District. One of Southern Nevada’s largest Hawaiian and Pacific Islander celebrations, the two-day festival highlights island culture, customs, food, music, dance and hospitality. Admission is complimentary.

Founded and organized by the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club (LVHCC), the event serves Southern Nevada’s growing Pacific Islander population and honors the rich heritage and culture of the islands. Now in its 23rd year, the event is expected to bring 40,000 people from around the world to the Water Street District. A portion of event proceeds will benefit LVHCC scholarship programs.

Event highlights include live entertainment on two stages, craft and commercial vendors, an array of food choices and a health fair. Participants can also try their hand at making traditional crafts and keepsakes, including leis and kukui nut key chains.

For more information, visit HendersonLive.com or call (702) 267-2171. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club: Chartered in 1989 by the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club strives to preserve its cultural identity within Southern Nevada. To learn more about the club, visit Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club online.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Celebrating the city’s 60th anniversary in 2013, Henderson has been recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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