Community Calendar

"Community Calendar" appears daily online, and Thursdays in the Star-Bulletin. Send items two weeks in advance to: Do It!, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802. Or fax to 523-8509. Or send e-mail to


Egg hunts in Honolulu: Kahaluu Community Park at 3 p.m. Tuesday. On Saturday: Halawa District Park 8:30 a.m., followed by carnival games for teens and adults; Kaimuki Community Park 10 a.m., with registration at 9:30 a.m.; McCully District Park 9:30 a.m., with games and egg-dyeing; Nanakuli Beach Park Keiki Karnival 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Palolo Valley District Park 10 a.m.; Waiau District Park 8 a.m.; Waipahu District Park Family Fair 8 to 11 a.m.; Whitmore Community Park 9:30 a.m. Sunset Beach Neighborhood Park at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Kahala Mall: The Easter Bunny appears for photos and fun, daily through Saturday, along with a "Bunny Patch" of live rabbits at Center Stage and near Woolworth's. Jeff Gere tells the tale of "Jack and the Beanstalk" 2 p.m. Saturday.

Windward Mall: Live bunnies on display daily through Saturday. Egg hunt sponsored by the Mall and the Oceanic Keiki Club offers surprises for kids 6 and younger, and 7 through 12, at 10 and 11:15 a.m. Saturday. Also on Saturday, Bugs Bunny visits 10 a.m.

to 2 p.m.; Kiddieoke Contest begins 2 p.m.; the Mall's Teen Board fashion show, 5:30 p.m.

Hawaii Kai Towne Center: Petting zoo by Pets Discount is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Visit the Easter Bunny for a snapshot 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday for a nominal fee, a benefit for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation of Hawaii; Professor Fun will greet young Bunny visitors with free headbands and Easter balloons. For $2 a ride, children can hop onto a pony in the parking lot, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Shoppers may enter a giveaway of Honey Glazed Hams of Hawaii Easter Baskets through Sunday.

Ward Centre: Easter Bunny Carrot Patch has a petting zoo, basket making, egg coloring and other activities for children ages 2 through 6, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the ewa end of Ward Centre. Admission $4, and games require purchase of scrip; benefits the American Lung Association of Hawaii. The Bunny will await visitors in the Pavilion. Call 591-8411.

Waikiki Aquarium: Children may sign up Saturday for Seahunt '96, a half-day of Easter fun beginning 9 a.m. Children up to age 4, ages 5 to 8 and ages 9 to 12 search in separate egg hunts. And see the Parasol Puppets' "Spring Time Revue" or a magic show at 11 a.m. Admission $6 general, $4 kama`aina, military and seniors, $2.50 ages 13 to 17; free for children accompanying an adult. Sign-up forms are available at Star Market courtesy counters and the Aquarium. Call 923-9741. The waiting list for a Hawaiian Fossil Hunt 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday is short. Families who want to visit some fossil and living reefs while learning about Hawaii's sea life are encouraged to call. Costs $7 adults, $6 children.

Kalani High School: Registration begins 9 a.m. Saturday for the Fourth Annual Easter Egg Hunt on school grounds. Call 373-2191.


Library: Egg hunt, basket making and other activities at the Re-opening Party, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Register at 832-3466.

Historic Kress Building: Children are invited for a variety of craft activities 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (small fee for supplies). The Volcano Madrigal Singers perform at 11:30 a.m. Call 961-2656, Hilo.

Market City Shopping Center: The Easter Bunny shares free treats with children, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 735-5081.

Town Center of Mililani: Children participate in an egg hunt from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, then the Third Annual Funny Bunny Easter Ears Parade at 11:30 a.m. (Make your own crazy pair of ears before you come.) The Royal Hawaiian Band performs at noon.

Borders, Ward Centre: Egg hunt, crafts and stories, 11 a.m. Saturday in the Children's Department. Call 591-8995.

Windward City Shopping Center: Children ages 3 to 10 can hit the Rabbit Run Road, following the bunny tracks to fun activities and prizes, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Donation $1. Part of a fund-raising campaign by Friends of Foster Kids and the Kaneohe Jaycees to create more opportunities for foster kids. Call 597-8228.

Hawai`i Nature Center: Bring the family for Eggstravaganza, a session on coloring eggs with natural dyes and an egg hunt, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Costs $5. Reserve at 955-0100.

Waimea Valley: Children up to age 3, ages 4 to 6 and ages 7 to 10 will have separate egg hunts from 10 a.m. Sunday. All "hunters" will receive a coupon for discounted admission to Waimea Valley (general admission $19.95) and Sea Life Park. Call 638-8511.


Center for Chinese Studies: Karl Kim speaks on "Political Economy of Cross-Border Development: The Tumen River Project," noon, UH-Manoa's Moore Hall, Room 319.

Call 956-2691.

Business Night dinner: Professionals are paired with University of Hawaii students in business administration and travel industry management this evening at the Sheraton Waikiki. Call Darleen Morioka at 956-8215.

Hawaii Photographic Society: John Ogata discusses landscape photography, 7:15 p.m., Makiki District Park. Call 536-4066.

Natural history lecture: David Krupp from Windward Community College explains how coral reefs form and how a natural balance of construction and destruction shapes them, 7:30 p.m., Waikiki Aquarium foyer. Doors open 7 p.m. Donation $4. Call 923-9741. Lectures by Hawaii researchers and educators continue every other Wednesday through May 15.


Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua: Demonstrations of and workshops in Hawaiian culture, and a concert by Henry Kapono, Thursday through April 7. Call 800-262-8440 or 669-6200, Maui.

Brown Bag Biography: Mark Ott speaks on "Hemingway in Hawaii," noon, Biography Cottage 96-36, 1777 East-West Road. Call 956-3774.

Piano recital: By Julia Yim, 1:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium. Free. Call 956-8742.

Moiliili Community Center open house: Entertainment, bake and plant sales and a spaghetti dinner, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner $5. Call 955-1555.

Space lecture: Jeffrey Bell, planetary scientist and expert on Soviet space history, discusses "The Secret Space Race: Spy Satellites, 1946-1972, the Declassified Story," 7:30 p.m., NASA Planetary Data Center, UH-Manoa's Sinclair Library. Free. Call 956-3132.


Care of Japanese swords: Register by Friday for a free presentation by the Japanese Sword Society of Hawaii 6 p.m. April 10 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Bring your own swords for assistance. Call 945-7633.


Urban Garden Center: Demonstrations on air layering and grafting plants, 9 a.m. to noon, 962 Second St., Pearl City. Free. Call 453-6050.

Plant care series: "How to select a tree for your yard," 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ho`omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kaneohe. Free classes continue with "How to properly plant and care for a tree" April 13; "Pruning basics for trees and shrubs" April 20; and "Mulch/compost - recycle for plant growth" April 27. Bring work clothes and shoes, rain gear and bug repellent. Reserve at 233-7323.

Kalihi-Palama Library: Re-opening Party with jazz music, stories, magic and more, 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 832-3466.



Hale Koa Hotel concert: Marine Forces Pacific Band Ensemble performs, 4 p.m.

Internet seminar: Jill Morton from Colorcom discusses graphic images, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Kahala.

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