HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Dragon Boat Festival returns to Honolulu Saturday, in what Chinatown 808 is calling a land-based race.
Traditionally held in the waters of Ala Moana Beach, the race will be held at ʻAʻala Park this year and will feature lion dance groups, games for the keiki and food trucks.
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Teams of five have constructed their dragon boats and will participate in a series of race heats. Each five-member team will consist of a flag catcher, drummer and three paddlers.
The event begins at 8 a.m.