Maui, Hawaii’s fourth-largest city, has been in mourning over the deaths of two gay men.
The men, Mark S. and Matt L. Ogan, were killed by police after a traffic stop last year in a park near their home in the city of Kalihi.
The shooting occurred when the officers were searching for an intoxicated man.
The incident sparked nationwide protests and prompted police to use tear gas and pepper spray to disperse the crowd.
On Wednesday, the day after Maui residents celebrate Maui pride, several hundred people took to the street to march in support of the two men.
While some demonstrators were clad in black, many wore their Maui-themed outfits.
The marchers included a Maui Gay Pride Parade, which featured floats and a parade of floats.
A parade was also held at a nearby beach in Kona, a city in the state of Hawaii.
As the sun set over the city, several dozen people dressed as superheroes were shown on a large screen.
One of the performers was a superhero named Flash, a reference to the Flash TV show.
“I love to sing my favorite songs from the ’80s and ’90s and it’s all so nostalgic,” Flash told ABC News.
“You’re seeing my life from the time I was a child to the time you were born.
It’s a magical feeling.”
The parade was part of the Pride Parade for Equality, which has been holding events to promote equality and LGBT rights in Hawaii for the past few years.
The event was scheduled to take place on Wednesday night, but organizers had to cancel it because of safety concerns.
“We are taking a little break, but it’s something we can do again,” a spokesperson for the festival said.
The parade had been scheduled to be held at the same time as the annual Pride Parade on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
Some of the floats in the parade featured rainbow costumes.
Some attendees wore t-shirts with messages such as “Love is Love” and “Love has nothing to do with politics.”
In a statement, the parade’s organizers said they were “devastated” to learn of the deaths.
“For the families of Mark and Matt, the Pride parade is a way to remember them and celebrate the incredible friendship and love they shared with the entire LGBT community,” the statement said.
“Their families and friends have asked for this event for many years.
We are grateful for the outpouring of support we have received from Hawaii’s LGBT community.”
ABC News’ David Lunsford contributed to this report.