[CULTURE] It’s time to bid aloha to this year’s celebration and International Festival of Canoes. But this means we get a parade! Yippee! The Parade of Canoes is on Friday, 6 p.m. from 900 Front Street to 505 Front St. in Lahaina. Free. On Saturday, 6 p.m., is the honorary Launch of Canoes and Ho’olaule’a at Kamehameha Iki Park in Lahaina. This will also include a big ole free party in the park with food and live entertainment, including a concert headlined by the Makaha Sons! Sunday features the canoe send-off at 9 a.m. along Ka’anapali Beach. Free. Also, the award-winning Cook Island Dancers, Taku Aroa ki Awaiki (see BELOW) will perform Sunday, 6:30-8 p.m. at The Westin Ka’anapali. Tickets: $21.50, call 667-2525. For more info, call the event hotline at 667-9194 or visit www.MauiCanoeFest.com.