Drive-Thru Pride held in Hilo

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald From left, Gilly Tina, Palehua and Carmen Ramirez wave at passing cars Saturday during the Drive-Thru Pride in Hilo.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Michelle Kalima waves from the bed of a truck with her family Saturday during the Drive-Thru Pride in Hilo.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A Drive-Thru Pride volunteer smiles under her mask Saturday during the celebration in Hilo.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Erika Money waves the bisexual pride flag on Saturday while volunteering at Drive-Thru Pride in Hilo.

Volunteers spent Saturday setting up and participating in Drive-Thru Pride in front of the Hawaii County Building.

The Hawaii Island LGBTQ Pride worked together to host a socially distant celebration for islanders wanting to show their colors and support.

Volunteers waved flags and walked around the parking lot while cars drove by various tents with food, goodies and T-shirts.

Drag queens dressed in their best took photos with cars that passed through the line. Prizes were given to vehicles with the best decorations.

Although volunteers and people driving through were asked to wear masks, the excitement and fun was palpable throughout the day.

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