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| April 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

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Holy Week
— Services include an Ecumencial Living Station at the Cross at the Chapel Annex at 5:30 p.m.; a Protestant Service of Darkness at the Main Post Chapel at 12 p.m.; and a Catholic Stations of the Cross at Wheeler Army Airfield at 5:30 p.m., April 2. Call 836-4599, 655-9307/9355 or 656-1384.

USO Easter Egg Hunt — The United Service Organization in Hawaii celebrates April’s Month of the Military Child with an Easter Bunny Egg Hunt for kids up to 12 years old. Registration is due by April 2, for the April 4 event, held 9-10 a.m. at Hickam Air Force Base Officer’s Club. Call 256-7744.

4 / Sunday
Community Easter Sunrise Service
— The community is invited to attend the Easter service at Stoneman Stadium, April 4, at 6:30 a.m. Special music and refreshments will follow the service. Call 655-6644 or 655-9307. See a list of additional Easter sunrise services on military installations, B-3.

Royal Hawaiian Band — Hear the band at the Easter sunrise service, April 4, 6:15 a.m., Punchbowl Cemetary. Or come to the April performances every Friday, 12 p.m., Iolani Palace; and every Sunday, 2 p.m., Kapiolani Bandstand. Call 922-5331.

Easter Cruise — The Star of Honolulu with an Easter lunch and champagne cruise is April 4, 12-2:30 p.m.
The whole family can enjoy beautiful coastline views while searching for whales, a Hawaii lunch buffet, champagne toast, hands-on cultural activities, and even an Easter egg hunt and prize giveaways for keiki.
Kamaaina and military rate is $42.06 for adults, and $25.53 for keiki ages 3-11. Visit or call 983-7827.

6 / Tuesday
Parent Participation Preschool
— Armed Services YMCA’s newest program is a Parent Participation Preschool at Wheeler, begining April 6. Program costs $30 and runs Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 a.m. Call 624-5645 to register.

9 / Friday
Military Kids Camp
— Operation: Military Kids Camp-Hawaii, along with YMCA-Camp Erdman, is offering two family camps geared toward helping recently redeployed service members and their families reconnect. The camp, April 9-11, is open for registration. Call 956-4125, e-mail or visit

Earth Day at the Waikiki Aquarium — The Waikiki Aquarium will host its annual Mauka to Makai environmental expo with free admission, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., April 9. Earth Day showcases the efforts to preserve and protect Hawaii’s environment with an emphasis on the islands’ unique water resources. Family-friendly and hands-on educational displays will include picture taking with Apoha the oopu, water pollution prevention games and activity books, natural resource arts and crafts, and a Kona Kampachi (fish) release. The first 500 families in attendance will receive a native  Hawaiian plant.

Taste of Scotland — The Hawaiian Scottish Association is hosting the Taste of Scotland, April 9, 5-9 p.m., Willows Restaurant, 901 Hausten Street, Honolulu. Be a part of the official Ceilidh, or social gathering, for the 2010 Hawaiian Scottish Festival & Highland Games, with a variety of traditional food; Scottish-style beers and whisky; and Scottish singers, pipe bands and other entertainment. Tickets start at $25. Call 952-9200.

10 / Saturday
Scottish Festival
— The Hawaiian Scottish Festival & Highland Games, April 10-11, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., at Kapiolani Park bandstand, showcases the rich culture of Scotland with music, dancing, entertainment, food and drink. The two-day festival features athletic contests, testing one’s strength, stamina and agility, practiced in Scotland for centuries. A great day of all-around family fun. Free to the public. Visit

Share a Bear — Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii donates teddy bears for abused children. New or gently used teddy bears or stuffed animals will be collected April 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pearlridge Center Uptown Center Court.

14 / Wednesday
PXmarket Meeting
— The next Fort Shafter PXmarket Meeting for the Oahu South community is April 14, 10-11 a.m., at Building 1599, Room 115, Fort Shafter Flats. All Fort Shafter community members are invited to attend. Call 438-6996.

15 / Thursday
Playmorning Field Trip
— Register by April 15, for the Armed Services YMCA playmorning fieldtrip, April 19, 9:30-11 a.m., at Chuck E. Cheese in Pearl City. Cost is $6 per child and includes a drink, two slices of pizza and 12 tokens. Call 624-5645.

16 / Friday
Camp Smith Earth Day
— Come celebrate Earth Day at Camp Smith, April 16, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m, outside of Pollock Theatre.

See the World in a Day — Hawaii Pacific University’s annual Intercultural Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., April 16, HPU Downtown Campus on upper Fort Street Mall. The event is free and features exhibit booths, a parade and performances from Singapore, Taiwan, France, China, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Jamaica, Norway, Malaysia and Latin America. Parade begins at 11:30 a.m., with performances from 1-4 p.m. Call 544-0265. 

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