The 2012 Easter season is upon us. There are so many things to do to celebrate Easter in Hawaii, and Easter Egg hunts are usually at the very top of most family’s lists. With that being said, we have decided to give you a list of some of the 2012 Easter Egg hunts going on in Hawaii.
Of course there are plenty more going on around our island chain, these are some of the bigger and more popular ones. The first part of the list is of Easter Egg hunts that are presented by Kings Cathedral Oahu. They are for keiki up to 11 years old. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to the events listed so come a little early so you are totally prepared. Call 373-7416 or visit www.kcoahu.com for even more info. The second part of the list are Easter Egg hunts in Hawaii sponsored by the Hawaii city Department of Parks and Recreation. Happy Easter!
2012 Easter Egg Hunts in Hawaii
Hawaii Kai: 10 a.m. March 31, Kaiser High School baseball field (held in conjunction with school’s Spring Fest with games, rides, crafts, pony rides and more, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.)
Kapolei: 4 p.m. March 31, Kapolei Regional Park
Kaneohe: 10 a.m. April 6, Benjamin Parker Elementary School
Palolo: 2 p.m. April 6, Palolo Valley District Park
Waikiki: 10 a.m. April 7, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Niu Valley: 2 p.m. April 7, Niu Valley Middle School
Sponsored by city Department of Parks & Recreation:
Waiau: March 31, Waiau District Park. Begins 8:30 a.m. for infants up to age 3; 9 a.m. for ages 4 to 6; and 9:30 a.m. for ages 7 to 8. Call 453-7555.
Diamond Head Complex: 10 a.m. March 31, Kaimuki Community Park; registration begins 9:30 a.m. For ages 2 to 12. Call 733-7350.
Koko Head Complex: 10 a.m. March 31, Koko Head District Park; registration begins 9 a.m. Includes games and activities. For ages 12 and under; all participants receive goodie bags. Call 395-5314 or 395-3407.
Manoa: April 1, Manoa Valley District Park. Crafts at 9:30 a.m., egg hunt at 10 a.m. Call 988-3136.
Kalihi Uka: 12:30 p.m. April 1, DeCorte Neighborhood Park. For all ages. Call 832-7807.
Olomana Easter Egg Hunt: 2-4 p.m. April 7, Maunawili Elementary School, Kailua. Easter party for neighborhood kids with crafts, refreshments and pictures with the Easter Bunny (bring your own camera and basket). Call 262-1383 or email OlomanaNews@hotmail.com.
Honolulu Zoo’s second annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 8. Keiki search for candy-filled eggs at stations located throughout the zoo and create crafts in the Hale ‘Imi ‘Ike learning center. Cost: $7 ($5 with advance registration); zoo admission extra. Call 971-7171 or visit www.honoluluzoo.org for more info
The Royal Hawaiian Hotel’s annual Easter Egg Hunt & Brunch: April 8. Egg hunt (for hotel guests and brunch attendees) begins 9:30 a.m. in Coconut Grove; brunch at Surf Lanai Restaurant served from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (last seating 1:30 p.m.) Cost: $88 for adults, $53 for ages 6 to 12. For reservations, call 921-4600. Visit www.royal-hawaiian.com for more info.
The Willows’ brunch buffet and egg hunts: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 8, 901 Hausten St. Patrons may join the Easter Bunny on egg hunts at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the garden area. For reservations, call 952-9200 or visit www.willowshawaii.com for more info.
New Hope South Shore: April 8, Ala Wai Elementary School following 10 a.m. church service. For ages 2 to 11; bags provided. Open to the public. Email Richard@enewhope.org.
Cathedral of Saint Andrew: Noon April 8, Queen Emma Square (corner of Beretania and Alakea streets), following 10:30 a.m. service. Open to the public. Visit www.saintandrewscathedral.net for more info.
Make sure you get the family out for one of these excellent 2012 Easter Egg hunts in Hawaii. It is a great chance to see the kids have a wonderful time celebrating Easter in Hawaii. There are of course more Easter Egg hunts in Hawaii, we just wanted to list some of the more popular ones. Happy Easter and enjoy!