Te'o, Toma to be welcomed home with parade

April 27 parade to start at Hauula Beach Park, end at Laie Park

 UPDATED 3:12 PM HST Apr 23, 2013
Manti Te'o

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced Tuesday that the city will co-sponsor a parade with the Koolauloa community on Saturday, April 27 to welcome home Notre Dame football stars Manti Te'o and Robby Toma.

The parade will begin at 4 p.m. beside Hauula Beach Park, and end at approximately 5 p.m. at Laie Park, where a community celebration will be held.

"We’re all very proud of these home-town heroes, and we’re pleased to welcome them back home," Caldwell said.

The parade will begin on Kamehameha Highway, across from Hauula Beach Park, and proceed as follows:  turn left on Hauula Homestead Road and loop through Hauula to Kamehameha Highway; turn left on Kamehameha Highway and proceed to Laie; turn left on Naniloa Loop and loop back to Kamehameha Highway, then continue to Kahuku; turn left on Pualalea Street, right on Kekauoha Street, left on Huehu Street, left on Leleuli Street, left on Pualalea Street, right on Kamehameha Highway and back to Laie; then right on Naniloa Loop to Poohaili Street, and to Laie Park.

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