Weekend Events

This page will be updated on Wednesday or Thursday for events happening April 26 & 27, 2014

 

 

Kid and Family Friendly Activities & Events

April 19 & 20, 2014

 

SATURDAY, April 19, 2014

What:  Earth Day Mauka to Makai Cleanup & Concert

Where:  Kualoa Ranch, 49-560 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Hawaii

When:  8:30am to 3pm

About:  For Earth Day this year we will be attempting a truly remarkable feat of cleaning from mauka to makai. Along with beach cleanups around the East Side of Oahu, we will be venturing higher and lower into the ahupua’a to teach participants that clean beaches are not only accomplished through physical cleaning, but more importantly through your actions within the ahupua’a system. Join in on native planting with Papahana Kualoa, lo’i maintenance with Kako’o Oiwi, stream restoration with Hui o Ko’olaupoko, fish pond restoration with Paepae o He’eia, or clean the beaches with us in Kualoa, Surfrider and KUPU in Kahuku, Kahuku Bodyboarder manning Laie Beach Park, and Ocean Devotion and Kailua Sailboards and Kayaks in Kailua.  Meet at Kualoa Ranch at 8:30AM, buses depart to the multitude of community service opportunities. Or you can go directly to the different beach cleanup locations. 

Concert starts at 12:30.

Cost:  Free

For more info:  808-237-8515

 

What:  Sweet Onion Festival

Where:  Aloun Farms.  Take Exit 3UH West Oahu and follow Blue Flags

When:  8:30am to 5pm (also on Sunday).  Egg hunts at the following times: 10am for ages 3-7, 12noon for ages 8-12, 2pm for ages 3-7 and 4pm for ages 8-12.

About:  The 2nd annual sweet onion festival will give you an opportunity to harvest your own onions, ewa sweet corn and ewa sweet melons.  There will be a huge Easter egg hunt, free hayrides, local food, entertainment and farmers market.  Take a donation for the Hawaii Food Bank and you will get a bag of Ewa Sweet Onions.

 

What:  4th Annual Kapolei Commons Easter Egg Hunt & Contest

Where:  Kapolei Commons, 4450 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii

When:  9am to 12noon

About:  An Easter egg hunt with thousands of prize-filled eggs.  Register from 9am to 10am and then hunt for eggs at times specified by age.  Kids must be able to hunt for eggs on their own as adults will not be allowed in the Easter Egg Hunting area except with children with special needs.  There will also be free photos with the Easter bunny, balloon animals and face paitning

Cost:  Free

For more info:  http://www.thekapoleicommons.com/3rd-annual-kapolei-commons-easter-egg-hunt

 

What:  Mauka to Makai Expo

Where:  Waikiki Aquarium, 2777 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Hawaii

When:  9am to 2pm

About:  The Waikiki Aquarium’s annual earth day celebration. Hosted by the Department of Health-Clean Water Branch and City & County of Honolulu Environmental Services. This event highlights the impact we make on water sources from Mauka to Makai. The Waikiki Aquarium and over 25 other organizations provide educational activities for both children and adults on how to preserve and protect this diverse environment.

Cost:  Free admission all day to the Waikiki Aquarium.

For more info:  808-923-9741

 

What:  3rd Annual Spring Fest

Where:  Bay View Golf Park, 45-285 Kaneohe Bay Drive, Kaneohe, Hawaii

When: 10am to 1pm

About: Windward Nazarene Church and Academy invite the community to celebrate Easter with their 3rd Annual Spring Fest.  The festivities include an Easter Egg Hunt on Bay View Golf Course with thousands of eggs filled with prizes for the keiki, including multiple golden egg prizes, as well as games & activities, food, and entertainment for the whole family. This is a FREE event, open to the public.

Cost:  Free

For more info:  808-235-8787

 

What:  Easter Celebration

Where:  Town Center of Mililani

When:  10am to 1pm

About:  Come celebrate with Asian Lion Dance Team.  Enjoy mini games to support Asian Lion Dance Team, egg hunt with prize giveaways and picture taking with the Easter bunny.

Cost:  Free admission

Fore more info:  808-625-0108

 

What:  Spring into Easter Fun

Where:  Salt Lake Shopping Center, 848 Ala Lilikoi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii

When:  10am to 1pm

About:  Visit with the Easter Bunny and receive a free treat while supplies last.  Bring your own camera to take free photos.  Professional photos will also be available for a fee.  There will also be free Easter crafts, free pony rides, bunnies and chicks in a free petting zoo and more.  Prizes and giveaways.  Please take canned food or school supplies to donate to the Salvation Army or contribute to their Red Kettle.

Cost:  Free

Fore more info:  808-735-8822

 

What:  Decorate an Egg the Xeriscape Way

Where:  Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena Street

When:  10:30am to 12noon

About:  Participants will get to decorate eggs using natural materials while learning about xeriscape plants and conserving water.  After decorating eggs there will be an Easter egg hunt with prize-filled eggs.  This activities is suitable for ages 2-12.  Pre-registration required.

Cost:  $5 for non-members

For more info:  808-748-5363

 

What:  8th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt

Where:  Watanabe Floral Nimitz Showroom, 1607 Hart Street, Honolulu, Hawaii

When:  Registration at 1pm and hunt at 2pm

About:  Free event with over 1000 eggs, some filled with prizes, discounts and freebies.  HPD will be there with the Keiki ID Program and there will be games for kids too.

Cost:  Free

For more info:  808-832-9360

What:  Sky This Month Evening Planetarium Show

Where:  Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, HI 96817

When:  8pm to 9pm (arrive by 7:45pm, there is no late seating)

About:  Explore the Hawaiian night sky in this live evening program which uses the Bishop Museum’s new hybrid system that combines a new star machine with immersive full dome video.  Journey through the rings of Saturn and into the heart of the Orion Nebula, explore the current night sky in Hawaii and then travel into the depths of space.  When the program ends at 9pm, provided the skies are clear, visit the viewing deck above the planetarium to find constellations and planets in the real sky.  Then, weather permitting, go to the museum’s observatory next door and look at objects in the night sky through telescopes.  Reservations are required and the program does sell out.  A light sweater is recommended.

Cost:  $6 for ages 4-12, $8 for ages 13 and up, free for members of Bishop Museum and the Hawaii Astronomical Society.  Cash only.  Advanced reservations required.

For more info. and reservations:  808-848-4168

 

EASTER SUNDAY, April 20, 2014 

What:  Sweet Onion Festival

Where:  Aloun Farms.  Take Exit 3UH West Oahu and follow Blue Flags

When:  8:30am to 5pm (also on Saturday).  Egg hunts at the following times: 10am for ages 3-7, 12noon for ages 8-12, 2pm for ages 3-7 and 4pm for ages 8-12.

About:  The 2nd annual sweet onion festival will give you an opportunity to harvest your own onions, ewa sweet corn and ewa sweet melons.  There will be a huge Easter egg hunt, free hayrides, local food, entertainment and farmers market.  Take a donation for the Hawaii Food Bank and you will get a bag of Ewa Sweet Onions.

 

What:  Honolulu Museum of Art Family Sunday

Where:  Honolulu Museum of Art, 600 S Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

When:  11am to 5pm with activities ending at 3pm

About:  The theme for this month’s family Sunday is Sunken Treasure.  There will be a chance to make a pirate sock puppet and mini theater and entertainment by Circus Olina.  Also actual sunken treasure will be on exhibit.  Check their website (linked below) for the complete list and schedule.  I believe food will be available for purchase at the museum café.

Cost:  Free.  Also a free shuttle to Spalding House for their new Family Day.

For more info: http://honolulumuseum.org/events/bank_of_hawaii_sunday/14321-sunken_treasure

 

What:  Family Day at Spalding House

Where:  2411 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, Hawaii

When:  11am to 4pm

About:  In conjunction with Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday, there will be a free family day at the Spalding House location.  There will be entertainment and art activities.  LEAHI will display a pirate LEGO exhibit from 11am to 3pm.  There will be an Easter Egg hunt for children ages 1-4 at 12noon and one for children ages 5-13 at 12:30pm.

Cost:  Free.  Free shuttle bus from Honolulu Art Museum will also be available.

For more info:  808-237-5225

 

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