John Riggle, left, and Cindy and Scott Jenkins present an official Tournament of Roses Parade flag to Randy Skaggs, right, the bandmaster at St. Joseph School and Hawaii Island staff director for the Hawaii State Marching Band, Na Koa Alii, which will carry the flag in the 125th edition of the parade on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, Calif. “Dreams Come True” is this year’s theme. The Big Isle high schools involved are St. Joseph, Hilo, Waiakea and Honokaa. The presentation was made Nov. 3 with the Edmond C. Olson Trust at the Wainaku Executive Center in Hilo. After the band members played two of their parade marches in full parade uniform, they met with the visiting parade execs, enjoyed some refreshments and received the official theme poster for this year’s parade.
Band receives Tournament of Roses Parade flag
Rules for posting comments
Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. This is a public forum.
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content but the newspaper is under no obligation to do so. Comment posters are solely responsible under the Communications Decency Act for comments posted on this Web site. Stephens Media LLC is not liable for messages from third parties.
IP and email addresses of persons who post are not treated as confidential records and will be disclosed in response to valid legal process.
Do not post:
- Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo.
- Obscene, explicit, or racist language.
- Copyrighted materials of any sort without the express permission of the copyright holder.
- Personal attacks, insults or threats.
- The use of another person's real name to disguise your identity.
- Comments unrelated to the story.
If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon below the comment.