Your Weekend: The Best (Easter) Family Fun in Hawai‘i for April 14–20, 2022
Hop your way across the weekend with egg hunts, photos with the Easter Bunny and even a fun day watching Warrior football.
Hunt for Thousands of Eggs in the Great Wahiawā Easter Egg Hunt
If you want a reason to explore north Oʻahu, swing by Wahiawā’s first-ever Easter egg hunt—expected to be the island’s largest one ever! 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: Hot spots are Wahiawā Freshwater State Park, Wahiawā District Park and Wahiawā Botanical Gardens. Follow @ourwahiawa on Instagram for more information closer to the day.
Starts at noon, April 17, Wahiawā neighborhood, (808) 988-7828, ourwahiawa.com
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Pet Bunnies at the Easter Festival in Hawaiʻi Kai
Meet and take photos with the Easter Bunny and spend time with adorable bunnies, chicks, ducklings and other friendly animals at the petting zoo. Families can also make balloon animals and win prizes in a raffle—one winner will be drawn every hour. Make a day of it by arriving early to grab lunch before the festival or spending time together as a family with dinner afterwards.
1 to 4 p.m., April 16, Hawaiʻi Kai Towne Center, (808) 440-2917, hawaiikaitownecenter.com
Easter Goes to the Dogs, too, at Hawaiʻi Doggie Bakery
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Don’t leave the pups out of the Easter festivities! Place an order online for adorable Easter biscuits with doggie treat packs and biscuit-filled eggs. There are also mystery eggs with toys, treats and other special things for pets; Easter nest treats made from Okinawan sweet potatoes and mini carrot and poi cakes frosted with an Easter bunny design. Prices range from $1.99 to $12.
Dress Up for Hippity Hop & Shop Nights: Cartoon Mania
Calling all cartoon lovers! Whether it’s Spongebob Squarepants or Peppa Pig, keiki are invited to dress up as their favorite cartoon character at Ka Makana Ali’i for its Cartoon Mania night. Families dressed up in theme will get 10% off the Easter photo package and receive coupons and offers from tenants at the mall, including Milky Cereal Bar, Magnolia Ice Cream & Treats, Razor Sports and much more. You can take pics with Makani the Easter Bunny in his house in Macy’s across from Kids City. He’ll be there until Saturday. (Note that he’ll be taking a break on Easter Sunday.)
April 13, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Ka Makana Ali’i, kamakanaalii.com
Parents are Invited, too, to the KidzArt Windward’s Easter Egg Hunt
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 Kailua 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
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.
April 17, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lōkahi Kailua Market, 340 Uluniu St, Kailua, @kidzartwindward
SEE ALSO: 🐰 HONOLULU Family Easter Recipe: Easter Hot Cross Buns
Cheer on the Warriors at the 2022 Island Day Football Spring Game
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Free and open to the public, join the “Braddahhood”and cheer on the Rainbow Warriors at the 2022 Island Day Football Spring Game on April 16. Festivities include bouncy houses, keiki zone, food truck, beer garden and live entertainment by Rebel Souljahz. Gates open at 3:30 p.m., kickoff is at 6 p.m. followed by an autograph session with Coach Timmy Chang and the Rainbow Warriors. Click here for more info.