2023 Cascade Education Fund Holiday Lights Contest Winners
December 28, 2023
Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say
On a bright Cascadian Christmas Day
That's the dryland greeting that we send to you
From the land where pine trees sway
Here we know that Christmas will be maybe a little green but mostly brown and bright
The sun to shine by day, and all the stars at night
Mele Kalikimaka is Cascade’s way to say Merry Christmas to you!
In 1949, Mr. R. Alex Anderson was asked why there wasn’t any Hawaiian Christmas Songs? So, he answered within a few days by writing the song Mele Kalikimaka. In 1950, Bing Crosby surprised his golfing buddy, Anderson, wi...