Father’s Day is once again upon us, and 2012 offers a nice selection of Father’s Day events in Hawaii. Every year people around the islands gather together to celebrate the lives of Fathers everywhere. Why not take advantage of some of the great Father’s Day events that are going on around Hawaii. From shows to Father’s Day meals, there is a little something for everyone on this Father’s Day 2012 in Hawaii. Happy Father’s Day!
2012 Father’s Day Events in Hawaii
Hawaii Coalition for Dad’s 14th Annual Fathers Event
Saturday, June 16, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Center Court
Bring the whole family down to Windward Mall for the Hawai’i Coalition for Dad’s 14th Annual Celebrates Fathers Event. The yearly event has become a traditional way for families to give thanks to fathers, grandfathers, and other father figures and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities and events. This year’s events will include arts and crafts, informational booths, and a father-child look-alike contest. The event also includes a fun concert by local group Hiipoi.
One of the highlights of the day is the Father-Child Look-Alike Contest. Starting at 1:00 p.m., Dads and their young doppelgangers will compete for the annual title. The competition is bound to be fierce as pops and their pint-sized parallels compete for bragging rights and incredible prizes. First place prize for the father-child look-alike contest is a Panasonic Viera® 32“ C5 Series HD LCD HDTV ENERGY STAR® television; second place prize will receive a Nintendo Wii; third place will receive a $100 Macy’s gift card; and seven runners up will receive $25 Gyu Kau gift cards. To enter, apply in-person, at the Center Court on the day of the event.
Hoku Nai’a Father’s Day Cruise
Dads deserve their day too! Our favorite pick for this Father’s Day is the family-friendly Hoku Nai’a Dolphin Watch Snorkel & Lunch Cruise. Includes full day of dolphin watching and snorkeling in the pristine waters off West Oahu, plus fun educational keiki program and Dolphin Guarantee! Freshly grilled Create-Your-Own Gourmet Burger lunch and all-you-can-drink fruit punch complete your cruise.
Cruises without snorkel and lunch also available. For reservations or more information, please call (808) 983-STAR (7827), toll-free at 1-800-334-6191 or visit www.hokunaia.com.
Father’s Day at the Willows Features “Hungry Man’s Meat STN“
The Willows invites you to enjoy our very special Father’s Day Brunch and Dinner Buffets on Sunday, June 17th, as follows.
- Time: 10 a.m.~3:00 p.m.
- Cost: $42.95/$21.50 Keiki (4-10 yrs old)*
* No senior/military discounts, coupons or special promotions available on June 17th.
DA BRADDAHS Father’s Day Show @ D&B’s!
Dave and Buster’s & Coors Light presents: DA BRADDAHS Father’s Day Luncheon Show! Sunday, June 17th @ 11am. Call 589-2215 for more information and reservations.
Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Goes Big for Father’s Day
Do Father’s Day BIG this year at WOLFGANG’S STEAKHOUSE BY WOLFGANG ZWIENER, at the Royal Hawaiian Center in Waikiki. Size really DOES matter…a thick slab of bacon, a big, dry-aged ribeye steak, big glass of Cabernet Sauvignon…all add up to a huge smile on dad’s face on June 17th!
WOLFGANG’S BIG FATHER’S DAY SPECIAL • $69.95
- Sunday, June 17, 2012
- 11:00 a.m.~10:00 p.m.
- Info/Reservations: (808) 922-3600 or www.opentable.com
There are of course a number of other 2012 Father’s Day events going on throughout the islands, these are just a few ideas to get you going.