Shift 2: Punahou Carnival
Another Punahou Carnival has come and gone, and already, I’m looking forward to the next one.
Even though they’re the same rides and games as other carnivals, what makes Punahou’s stand out is definitely the crowd and palpable level of excitement surging within it, along with food that has crowds returning year after year.
I’m actually surprised no one has developed a “countdown to malasada day” app yet, though I guess it would be pointless since the anticipation for this event is so high you wouldn’t need to be reminded that the annual two-day funtravaganza is happening soon.
In previous years, I’ve attended mainly to sample the food, but this time around, I decided to hang out for a bit longer in the other busy areas — the rides and games.