Roll on: 34th annual Christmas Parade to kick off holiday season

  • Trucks light up the night at the Kona Community Christmas Parade. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Reindeer Randy Ramirez pulls the sleigh at the Kona Community Christmas Parade in 2017. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Santa waves to the crowd at the Kona Community Christmas Parade last year. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Brad and Juliet Ballesteros drive the HELCO Toys for Tots Train at the Kona Community Christmas Parade last year. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — The Kailua-Kona Christmas Parade isn’t just about lights and floats. It’s about kicking off the holiday season by celebrating the community.