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April 2019

18 / Thursday

FarmLovers Easter Egg Hunts — Come join the Annual FarmLovers Easter Egg Hunts. Meet the Easter bunny and hunt for plastic eggs filled with toys (not candy!) and very special prizes.  FarmLovers Markets will be hosting three separate Easter egg hunts at three of our farmers markets.
•April 18th at the Hale’iwa Farmers Market in Waimea Valley, at 4:30pm.
•April 20th at the Kaka’ako Farmers Market off of Ala Moana Blvd at Ward Ave, 10:00am (Co-sponsored by Inspire Church).
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April 21st at the KailuaTown Farmers Market at Kailua Elementary School, 10:00am.

Children 12 and under are invited to participate in the actual egg hunt.  Hunts will be done by age groups; 1-3 year olds first, 4-7 year olds next, 7-12 year olds last.  For your child’s safety, children will only be allowed to participate in their respective age groups’ egg hunt.  Animals will not be allowed on the field at any time. Please arrive early as there may be traffic and delays with parking.  Make sure to bring your own baskets!

Enjoy the easter egg hunt followed by a relaxing time at the farmers market with live music, food, and shopping for all of your locally grown produce and locally made goods!

Push Cart Derby

Push Cart Derby

20 / Saturday

Pushcart Derby — Individuals and teams can participate in the inaugural Pushcart Derby at 10 a.m., April 20, on Weyand Field, Schofield Barracks, during the MWR Hawaii Fun Fest. The Sexual Harassment / Assault Response & Prevention program, or SHARP, sponsors this event. SHARP reminds all that harassment and assault are never okay. If you need to speak with a victim advocate of report a sexual assault, call the 24-hour SHARP hotline at (808) 655-9474 or call the DOD Safe Helpline at (877) 995-5247.
24 / Wednesday
Monster X Tour — A volunteer opportunity  is available! Soldiers who are on leave or in an off-duty status may volunteer with the Monster X Tour, April 24 and 25, at Aloha Stadium. Volunteers will help prepare the field by covering it with plastic sheeting and plywood. Volunteers will also receive free tickets to the event.Ages 18 and up. Email info@monsterxtour.com for more information.

27 / Saturday

Children’s Festival — Ko Olina Resort is gearing up for its 6th Annual Ko Olina Children’s Festival on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 8 p.m. This family-friendly afternoon is filled with live performances, family films and activities and a sunset finale feature film on the beach. Last year’s event drew more than 2,000 people and raised the highest donation amount in the event’s five-year history for the Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children. For highlights, visit koolinachildrensfestival.com.

May

1 / Wednesday

Lei Day — The 92nd annual Lei Day Celebration is on May 1, 2019, at Kapiolani Park from 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. The annual Lei Day Celebration provides a venue, where one day of the year is set aside to celebrate the lei and the skill and artistry of Hawaii’s lei makers. This event honors Hawaii’s people and their rich heritage and is free and open to the public. For more details, visit HonoluluParks.com.

2 / Thursday

Aquarium — On Thursday, May 2, Waikīkī Aquarium celebrates the beginning of Kauwela, the warm season in Hawaiʻi, with Seasons and the Sea. Held in partnership with the Honolulu Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts, Seasons and the Sea is a unique cultural experience complete with Hawaiian demonstrations and a sunset observation in the park. 

From 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., cultural advisor Sam ʻOhukaniʻōhiʻa Gon III will lead a free sunset ceremony through chant, hula and moʻolelo (storytelling) as the sun sets into the crown of Puʻu o Kapolei, a rare occurrence that happens only once a year. Prior to the ceremony, stop by the Waikīkī Aquarium from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. to take part in Hawaiian crafts and cultural activities, included with admission to the Aquarium. The cultural demonstrations include a display of traditional Hawaiian items related to hula, pū for blowing, instruments, and several other items. 

Aquarium admission is $12 for non-members; $8 for Kamaʻaina and military with ID; $5 for senior citizens and juniors ages 4 to 12 and free for children three and under and Friends of the Waikiki Aquarium (FOWA). For more information, call (808) 923-9741 or visit www.waikikiaquarium.org. 

4 / Saturday

Book & Music Fest — Visitors can celebrate story and song at the 14th Annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival with bestselling national and local authors, award-winning Hawaii musicians and hula halau as well as theatrical performances, storytellers, booksellers, stimulating panel presentations and children’s programs. More than 125 events take place at 10 venues on the festival grounds on Saturday and Sunday, May 4–5, 2019, from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. on both days. For more details, visit HawaiiBookAndMusicFestival.com.

11 / Saturday

Hawaiian Supercross — The long-awaited return of the Hawaiian Supercross is now scheduled for May 11th. This prestigious event will feature riders from around the globe all gathering at the Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Ticket sales are underway. Go online at Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Advance tickets start at  $30 and are subject to a service charge. Children under 2 are free. Ticket prices go up day of show. Visit www.HawaiianSuperCross.com or www.alohastadium.hawai.gov.

18 / Saturday
New Baby Expo — Join us at this year’s 22nd annual New Baby Expo 2019 “Hawaii’s Largest Prenatal to Preschool Expo,”  May 18 & 19, 2019, at the Neal Blaisdell Center – Exhibition Hall. Open 10 am to 5 pm on both days. Come meet the thousands of active and motivated families searching for what you’re offering. Stay tuned for more details.
Honolulu Ediden and Music — Runners from around the world only need to race to their computers to sign up for this year’s 7th Annual Honolulu Ekiden and Music held on Sunday, May 19. This is the first year that individual runners can participate in the 26.2 mile run that starts and ends at Kapiolani Park and will take participants past many iconic Oahu sights, including Diamond Head, Waikiki Beach, Hanauma Bay, and Sandy Beach.
Participants can register online at http://hnlekiden.org. Entries for individuals in the team category cost is $60 per person, and $99 per person for those running individually. The last day to sign up online is May 15, 2019. Participants can also sign up on Packet Pick Up Day, May 18, 2019 at a higher fee of $70 per person for ekiden teams or $119 per person for individual entries.

Ongoing

Challenge Five — Parents, do you think your keiki can make it through the school year with less than five absences? Leilehua Complex schools – including schools on post – are hoping so. Why? Because each day students are absent from school, less learning occurs. Strive for solid, good attendance this school year. The challenge is on!

You Made the Grade —“The Exchange is constantly finding ways to invest in the lives of Airmen, Soldiers and their families,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, the Exchange’s senior enlisted adviser. “We applaud these three sweepstakes winners for striving and succeeding in the classroom.”

The You Made the Grade program gives first through 12th-graders with a B average or higher the chance to win Exchange gift cards. These three contest winners were randomly selected from more than 900 entries. For more information about the overall program, students, parents and guardians can contact their local Exchange. Read more at https://bit.ly/2vuKB1i.

Scammers —The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is warning military shoppers about scammers offering to broker the sale of used cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and boat engines through the Department of Defense retailer using the name “Exchange Inc.” Read more about this at https://bit.ly/2OSJMaF.

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  1. Michelle Evans says:

    Could you please post the Thanksgiving meal times at the DFACs?

  2. Patrick Rorie says:

    When will Kolekole Pass meadow be open to hiking again?

    • haw says:

      The Schofield Barracks Kolekole walking-hiking trail is open this weekend – Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 2-3, from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. – to DOD ID cardholders and their guests. The trail is not open next weekend due to live-fire training. Generally, it is never open on weekdays. The Public Affairs Office posts this information on the Garrison’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/usaghawaii) every Thursday. The Kolekole Pass, however, is closed indefinitely to motorists. HAW Staff.

  3. Patrick Rorie says:

    Good to know. Thank you, HAW Staff, for this information.

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