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Top Easter Events in Hawaii for 2016

If you’re heading to Hawaii for Easter, then you should check out these top Easter events in Hawaii for 2016…

Hawaii comes alive around Easter time, and while the weekend may not be a traditional holiday in the Polynesian state, they sure know how to celebrate it.

Whether you are taking a family vacation, heading off on a romantic getaway or you have decided to travel to Hawaii with a group of friends – there’s something for you in Hawaii this Easter!

Here are our top choices for Easter events in Hawaii for 2016:

For Kids: 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Kapolei Commons

Saturday March 19 2016 at Kapolei Commons, Oahu

Kids love nothing better than an Easter egg hunt at Easter – and at Kapolei Commons there are 6,000 prize-filled eggs to be found.

The event takes place from 9.30am until 12pm and hunts take place every half-an-hour.

The first 250 kids in each category (organised by age group) get to participate, so be sure to arrive as early as you can!

For Foodies: Easter Brunch Buffet

Sunday March 27 2016 at Queens’ MarketPlace on The Big Island

If food is your thing – then feast your eyes and your bellies on the Easter Brunch Buffet at Queens’ Marketplace on the Big Island.

The buffet is all about Easter-related items, with its “Bunny Food” salad bar serving up and endless amount of salad and fruit.

The usual offerings are also included, such as eggs benedict and pancakes, and an adult ticket will set you back $40.

For Local Culture: Prince Kuhio Festival

Saturday March 26 2016 at Kapi‘olani Park in Oahu

If you prefer to spend your Easter weekend celebrating with the local people of Hawaii and joining in with one of their traditional celebrations, then the Prince Kuhio Festival is for you.

The event starts with a parade and features a number of performances, live music, local artists, and workshops and games for all ages.

For Party People: Merrie Monarch Festival

Saturday 27 March 2016 – April 2 2016 at Various locations in The Big Island

The annual week-long Merrie Monarch Festival takes place at Easter every year and has local artists, craftsmen and women, and plenty of entertainment.

Every day there’s something exciting going on at the festival’s two locations – the Edith Kanaka‘ole Tennis Stadium and the Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium.

Highlights include Miss Aloha Hula’s performance with hula kahiko, hula ‘auana and oil (chanting) and the Royal Parade which winds through downtown Hilo.

For Creatives: Hawaii Arts & Crafts Food Festival

March 31 2016 – April 2 2016 in Hilo on The Big Island

Join in the Hawaii Arts & Crafts Food Festival and discover local art made by local people.

Taking place over three days, the festival features over 100 artisans and crafters. It’s a great place to pick up a local souvenir and learn more about Hawaiian culture.

Not only this, but area chefs and local restaurants also serve up their best dishes to attendees, while talented Hawaiian musicians entertain the crowds. It’s a great place to be inspired.


In addition to these Easter events in Hawaii for 2016, there are plenty of other Hawaii activities to keep you busy during your vacation.

Be sure to add a discounted tour to your vacation with HawaiiDiscount.com today.

Please remember that popular activities sell out frequently. We recommend making reservations well in advance of your trip.

To book an affordable Hawaii tour or activity, call 1-866-482-9775 today.