Friday Apr 2 – 5pm to Midnight
Boys Club will once again host the 18th Annual April Foolish Fundraiser to
benefit the terminally ill kids of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This huge
party will be held at Kapono’s in the Aloha Tower Marketplace and will
undoubtedly be one of Honolulu’s premier social events of the year. For
tickets and more information call Make-A-Wish 537-3118.
Friday Apr 2 to 8 – call for times
Hawaii International Film Festival will host its 7th Annual Spring Film
Festival at the Signature Dole Cannery 18 Theaters. The Spring Fling will
showcase over 20 independent feature films from Asia, Pacific and beyond.
For information call 528-3456 x40.
Saturday Apr 3 – 7:30am
annual MS Walk will begin at the McCoy Pavilion and will work its way in
and around Ala Moana Park. Contributions form the walk will benefit the
Society’s national research and support programs to help those with
multiple sclerosis. For registration and more information call 532-0806.
CLUB HIKE/SERVICE PROJECT
Saturday Apr 3 - Morning
to get a feeling of accomplishment and
learn about rare native plants? Come build trails, control invasive
plants and outplant native plants while taking part in the Pahole Natural
Area Reserve Service Project. For reservations and more information call
Ed Mersino 455-8193.
Saturday Apr 3 & 4- 9am to 5pm
Hawaiian Scottish Association invites all to come celebrate the Scottish
Heritage in Hawaii at the Kapiolani Park Bandstand. The festival will
feature the sound of bagpipes, the swirl of kilts, heavy athletic events,
vendors of Celtic crafts, medieval joisting, genealogy research, Celtic
music and much more. For more information call Ian 262-7550.
Saturday Apr 3 – 6pm to 10pm
Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble is sponsoring its 3rd Annual Dinner and Silent
Auction Fund Raiser to honor Nancy Bannick. The event will take place at
the Pacific Club, 1451 Queen Emma St. in Honolulu and will include an
evening of delicious food, entertainment by the ensemble and other
musicians and hunting for treasures at the silent auction. For
reservations and more information call 255-1892.
Saturday Apr 10 – 9:30am
Department of Parks and Recreation and the Koko Head Complex will sponsor
an Easter egg hunt and games for children 12 years and younger at Koko
Head Park. This will be a free event and participants will receive a bag
full of goodies. For more information call Arlene 395-3096.
Sunday Apr 11 – 6:15am
Rev. Dr. Edward “Ted” Robinson, Senior Minister of Central Union
Church, will speak during the 103rd Annual Easter Sunrise Service being
held at the National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). The Royal
Hawaiian Band and choirs and soloists from local churches will provide the
music for the service. For more information call 536-8418.
Thursday Apr 15 to 17 – all day
Pacific’s top men’s and women’s artistic and rhythmic gymnasts will
compete in the Pacific Alliance Championships presented by Outrigger
Hotels. The event will take place at the Stan Sheriff Center and will
serve as an early preview of the countries to watch from the Pacific
region at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. For tickets and information
Thursday Apr 15 to 18 – day & night
hottest cars, trucks, minivans and sport/utility vehicles of the 2004
model year will be on display at the Hawaii Convention Center. In addition
to the latest vehicles from over 30 import and domestic manufacturers, the
auto show will also feature special vehicle displays, Mustangs and
tricked-out sports cars. For more information and exact show times call
Friday Apr 16 - 10am to 4pm
Pacific University presents its 20th Annual Intercultural Day on Fort
Street Mall in Honolulu. This free event spotlights HPU students’
diversity and customs through cultural exhibits, a parade and lively stage
performances of traditional dance and music from around the world. A
colorful parade throughout downtown Honolulu will begin at 10:30 a.m. and
entertainment will run from 1p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call
Saturday Apr 17 – 11am to 1pm
the first time ever, Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants will be on
vacation in Hawaii – and his only public appearance will be at the
Uptown Center Court at the Pearlridge Center. Come out early because the
first 200 kids will take home a free photo from the Photo-Splash Tent as a
memento of the occasion. For information call 488-0981.
Sunday Apr 18 – 6am & 12:30pm
Inaugural 24 Hour Fitness Honolulu Triathlon will begin at Sans Souci
Beach and will include 1.5k swim, a 40k bike ride and a 10k run. At 12:30
p.m. (women) and 2:30 p.m. (men) the U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team Trials
will begin at Queen’s Beach. The elite athletes taking part in the
triathlon will race on a course in and around Diamond Head and Kapiolani
Park. This course will provide an excellent opportunity to cheer on and
support athletes as they vie for the initial spot on the U.S. Olympic
Triathlon Team. For registration and more information call 630-1950.
LOVE KAILUA TOWN PARTY
Sunday Apr 18 – 11am to 4pm
Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle presents an old-fashioned community day in
downtown Kailua. The party will include entertainment for children and
adults, “Best Bites” from your favorite Kailua restaurants, arts and
crafts sale, “I Love Kailua” souvenirs & t-shirts and a free
health screening by Castle Medical Center. For more information call Amy
Wednesday Apr 21 – all day
is your chance to say thank you to those people who actually keep your
office running smoothly. For more information call your secretary!
Thursday Apr 22 – 8:30am to 11:30am & 5pm to 8pm
Honolulu National College Fair is designed to help students and parents
navigate the often complex and anxiety-ridden college admission process.
This free event will be held at the Hawaii Convention Center and will give
students and parents the opportunity to meet one-on-one with
representatives from public and private, 2-year and 4-year colleges and
universities. For information call 800-836-2222.
Friday April 23 & 24 - call for times
attempt to break the 2003 record of a 132-foot longest Spam musubi will be
held at the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center at Noon an Friday. On Saturday,
sandcastle building with cans of Spam will take place on Waikiki Beach
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and later in the evening the Waikiki Spam Jam
Street Festival will take place in front of the Royal Hawaiian Shopping
Center. For information call 545-4195.
OF LIFE RACE AND FUN WALK
Sunday April 25 - 7am
Gift of Life Race and Fun Walk takes place at Kapiolani Park and will
benefit the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii. The goal of this event
is to educate the public about kidney disease and raise awareness about
the need for organ donation. The event will also include great prizes,
health booths, children’s games, inflatables and live entertainment. For
registration and more information call 593-1515 x236.
ON THE BEACH
Sunday Apr 25 – 9:30am to 1:30pm
crews will once again transform Kalakaua Avenue into a charming Hawaiian
outdoor cafe with artificial turf, tables, chairs and bright blue
umbrellas. It’s Brunch on the Beach and all are welcome to join in the
spirit of Aloha to enjoy the best Hawaiian entertainment and brunch
delicacies at incredibly low prices. For more information call 523-2489.
OF THE STARS 2004
Friday Apr 30 - 6:30pm
Eighteen of Hawaii’s finest chefs will showcase their
delectable culinary creations at the 5th Annual Taste of the Stars, a
benefit for the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Leeward Community
College. The event will be held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral
Ballroom and will also include the induction of several distinguished in-dividuals
from the restaurant and hospitality industries to the Culinary Hall of
Fame. For tickets and more information call Fern 455-0392.