Holiday parades en route

Tribune-Herald file photo People smile and wave from the Nanawale Neighborhood Watch float during the 2018 Pahoa Holiday Parade in Pahoa village.

Tribune-Herald file photo Students from Hilo High School Performing Arts Learning Center wave in the rain during the 2017 Hilo Christmas Light Parade.

HILO — The holiday season kicks off with several parades taking to Big Island streets this month.