2023 Family Easter Events in Hawaiˊi
We’re tracking Easter Bunny appearances and other family-friendly springtime activities on O‘ahu.
🐰 Easter Bunny Photos🐰
March 13 to April 9
Appointments are available Monday through Saturday, 2 to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. After April 3, the Bunny takes a break from 2 to 3 p.m. on weekends.
Kids will get a 5-minute photo session and the rights to three to five images with the bunny for $35. Reserve your sessions at expressionshawaii.net.
Kāhala Mall, 4211 Wai‘alae Ave. (808) 732-7736, kahalamallcenter.com
Ka Makana Ali‘i
March 11 to April 8
Find the Easter Bunny in the Macy‘s wing, located across from Sephora and Bath & Body Works. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday, 2 to 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Bunny takes a break from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
Kids will get a 5-minute photo session and the rights to three to five images with the bunny for $35. Book here.
91-5431 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei. (808) 628-4800, kamakanaalii.com
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March 11 to April 8
Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 2 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. The Bunny takes a break from 2 to 3 p.m. on weekends. Photo packages start at $25. Book at expressionshawaii.net.
Pearlridge Center, 98-1005 Moanalua Road, ‘Aiea. (808) 488-0981, pearlridgeonline.com
Saturday, April 2 to Saturday, April 16
Take photos with the Easter Bunny—and add on an egg-mazing experience in the mystical fairy garden. Keiki can take photos with the Easter Bunny and create an Easter egg ornament craft to take home. They will also get a candy-filled egg and photos with the fairies.
Get two 4 x 6 prints + digital download of Easter Bunny Photos with special guest Mr. Cluckers for $25. The Easter Fairy Garden experience is $15 per child, which includes bunny transformation station face painting, bunny ears and take home chicken flingers (add on $10 for family chick pictures).
Photos are available Saturday, March 25 and April 8 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 7 p.m.; Sunday, March 26 and April 2 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 6 p.m.; Friday, March 31 and April 7 from 2 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 7 p.m. (only virtual bunny photos offered this day for $10, though the experience is open as normal).
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Highway, Kāne‘ohe. (808) 235-1143, windwardmall.com
🐣 Other Spring-Inspired Events 🐣
Spring Fling at the Hawaiʻi Children’s Discovery Center (Update: Waitlist Only)
Saturday, April 1, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m.
Kids will go for an Easter egg hung, make crafts and play in the center. Reservations include a one hour and 30 minute program and admission into the centerʻs interactive galleries.
$15 per person, $10 for members. 111 ˊOhe St., (808) 524-5437, discoverycenterhawaii.org, @hawaiichildrensdiscoverycenter
Kuilima Farm’s Spring Garden Party
Saturday, April 1, and Sunday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Get your hands dirty and pick farm fresh goodies straight from the soil at Turtle Bay’s Kuilima Farm. Buy a $12 U-pick bag in advance (which holds about two pounds of produce) and pick seasonal goodies like carrots, beans, beets and radishes. There will also be photo-ready areas, so keiki and families can don their best spring/Easter outfits and take pictures in the fun farm backdrops. The whole ‘ohana will also enjoy Kula Shave Ice, Dragon Tea girls and farm stand goodies.
Purchase your U-Pick bag in advance here, Kuilima Farm at Turtle Bay, 57-146 Kamehameha Highway, Kahuku, kuilimafarm.com, @kuilimafarm
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City & County of Honolulu Easter Egg-stravaganza
Thursday, April 6, 2 to 7 p.m.
Hop over to Windward Mall’s Center Court for the City & County of Honolulu Easter Egg-stravaganza. The community is invited to participate in Easter egg decorating, games, arts & crafts projects and more! The event is free and open to the public, while supplies last!
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Highway, Kāne‘ohe, windwardmall.com, @windwardmall
Easter Photos with Theo the Bus
Friday, April 7 and Sunday, April 9, 1 to 7 p.m.
Take fun photos with an Easter/spring-inspired backdrop with Theo the Bus in front of Regal Theaters at Kapolei Commons. Bring your own camera or smart phone and snap a picture in front of the festive 1965 VW Split Window Bus. Adults, keiki and even pets are invited to the fun. No appointment necessary.
4450 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, kapoleicommons.com, @kapoleicommons
Easter Egg Hunt at Sun Farm Hawai‘i
Saturday, April 8, 10:30 a.m. to noon
Tour the family-run farm and then keiki can search for hidden eggs amongst the plants. The brightly colored plastic eggs will include small candies. Some small baskets will be available for those who do not have them, but it’s recommend you bring a basket from home. Complimentary medicinal teas will be available, as well as chocolate covered banana pops and noni juice for sale alongside the farm’s fresh produce.
509 Pakala St., sunfarmhawaii.com, @sunfarmhawaii
Crack Me Up, Easter Show
Saturday, April 8
Bring your keiki to Center Court at Windward Mall for an interactive high-energy show with two hosts Miss Casey & Miss Camille. Plus, expect Easter Bunny and Chick participation, as well as some special guests. Keiki can sing, dance, play and more! The show will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Highway, Kāne‘ohe, (808) 235-1143, windwardmall.com
Easter Workshop With Fig & Ginger Honolulu
Saturday, April 8, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Keiki and adults can learn how to make an Easter charcuterie board from the pros at Fig & Ginger. You can even take home your creations to share with your family and friends on Easter Sunday. Light pupu and soft drinks are included.
$75 for adults, $25 for children, 1960 Kapi‘olani Blvd., #103, Honolulu, fghonolulu.menu, @fig.gingerhonolulu
Egg-Tastic Easter Petting Zoo at Salt Lake Shopping Center
Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hop on over to meet the Easter Bunny, take photos with an Easter-themed backdrop, play games and win prizes from Krater 96 radio, and even meet/pet real bunnies, chicks, goats and more!
Free. Salt Lake Shopping Center, 848 Ala Lilikoʻi St., saltlakeshoppingcenter.com
Great Wahiawā Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 9, noon
If you want a reason to explore north Oʻahu, swing by Wahiawā’s Easter egg hunt—expected to be the island’s largest one ever! Hosted by Wahiawa Community & Business Association, more than 1,000 eggs will be hidden throughout Wahiawā Town on Sunday morning by local businesses, communities and individuals. Inside each egg will be free gifts and prizes. You can find them anywhere in the 96786 zipcode, but here’s a hint: follow @ourwahiawa for clues as it gets closer to Easter.
Throughout Wahiawā Town, ourwahiawa.com, @ourwahiawa
Easter Festival in Hawaiʻi Kai
Saturday, April 8, 1 to 4 p.m.
Bring the ʻohana for a hopping good time throughout the afternoon. BYOC (bring your own cameras—or phones) to take selfies with the Easter Bunny in a beautifully decorated Easter selfie station. There will also be special twisted balloon animals, while supplies last. Spin the center’s prize wheel for a chance to score gift cards from Hawai‘i Kai Towne Center merchants or an Easter egg filled with candy and stickers.
Hawaiʻi Kai Towne Center, (808) 440-2917, hawaiikaitownecenter.com, @hawaiikaitownecenter
Breakfast With Shaka Bunny at Sea Life Park Hawai‘i
Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9
Enjoy breakfast with Shaka Bunny from 8 to 10 a.m. and you’ll also receive early entry to the park and a complimentary digital photo with Shaka. Those those who can’t make breakfast, the Shaka Bunny will be hopping over for an appearance at the park’s 3D Sea Theater from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. and photos will be available for purchase. There will also be a free egg hunt for keiki ages 10 and under in the Seaside Meadows at 1 p.m., offering a chance at “Golden Egg” prizes featuring a free Dolphin Aloha experience.
$60 for brunch and all-day admission (annual pass holders already benefiting from admission perks can add brunch for $35), Sea Life Park, 41-202 Kalanianaʻole Highway, Waimānalo, sealifeparkhawaii.com, @sealifepark
Lōkahi Kailua Market and KidzArt Windward’s Easter Egg Hunt
April 9, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m
KidzArt Windward, Lōkahi Kailua Market and other local businesses are teaming up to host a fun egg hunt on Easter morning. And, this one isn’t just for kids—moms and dads are welcome to participate, too. Eggs will be hidden in a designated obstacle area at Lōkahi Market and will be filled with toys, prizes, candies and more. Here are the designated time slots:
- 9:30 a.m. for ages 5 and under
- 10:30 a.m. for all kids
- 11:30 a.m. for all kids
- 12:30 p.m. for adults only
Buy tickets here. All proceeds will go towards KidzArt Hawaiʻi’s financial aid program. Note: You can leave your Easter baskets at home as baskets will be provided for all participants. Tickets are $10, with a small online booking fee.
Lōkahi Kailua Market, 340 Uluniu St., Kailua, @kidzartwindward
8th Annual Gold & Platinum Egg Hunt at Wet’n’Wild Hawai‘i
Sunday, April 9
This is not your traditional egg hunt—there are huge prizes inside the 26 eggs that will be hidden within Keiki Kove, Lil Kahuna Beach and Hawaiian Waters Wave Pool area! Think $6,000 worth of prizes, including free cabana certificates, season passes, one-day tickets and food cards. One platinum egg even contains a staycation package for four people, which includes a one-night accommodation in a Studio Suite at Residence Inn by Marriott, Kapolei, premium cabana certificate, and Kāhuna Season Passes; and the other platinum egg includes passes for a birthday party for 10 (10 daily ticket admissions, pizza and fruit punch, and a reserved area for the entire day). Plus, everyone can enjoy early entry to the park on Easter Sunday.
400 Farrington Highway, Kapolei, wetnwildhawaii.com, @wetnwildhawaii
Salt at Our Kakaʻako’s Bunny Bash
Sunday, April 9, 2 to 4 p.m
Visit Salt’s colorful Springtime-themed photo station to take selfies with the Easter Bunny (bring your own cameras or phones to take pictures free of charge!). Keiki will also enjoy Spring/Easter crafts (while supplies last), and everyone is welcome to enter the spin-to-win prizes from their favorite Salt merchants.
691 Auahi St., saltatkakaako.com, @saltourkakaako
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