Island Events & Oahu Family Fun Calendar: April 2024

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HIFF ‘Ōpio Fest

Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7

The Hawai’i International Film Festival introduces HIFF ‘Ōpio Fest, a youth film festival dedicated to highlighting short films crafted by young filmmakers across Hawai’i. Held at Consolidated Theatres Kahala, this free, family-friendly event promises a captivating showcase of creativity and talent.

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Onizuka Day of Exploration

Saturday, April 6

Experience the 8th annual Onizuka Day of Exploration! With 100+ hands-on activities and workshops, this event offers something for all ages. From robotics to Hawaiian culture, learn and explore with interactive exhibits, live demos, and talks. Free and open to the public, don’t miss out on this enriching experience!

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Mauka To Makai (Earth Day)

Saturday, April 13

Join the Waikīkī Aquarium’s 17th Annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo on April 13, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This FREE event promotes environmental preservation from mountaintops to ocean. Enjoy live entertainment, giveaways, and interactive activities for the whole family. Free parking and shuttle service provided. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and celebrate Earth Day!

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Foodie Con and Spring Expo

Saturday, April 13 – Sunday, April 14

Calling all foodies! Come by for hot food plates, world of snacks, packaged foods, specialty drinks, craft vendors, new products, giveaways and prizes, and entertainment.

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ʻIolani Fair 2024: Raider Rodeo

Friday, April 19 – Saturday, April 20

Don’t miss out on the excitement of the annual ʻIolani Fair! From thrilling rides to live entertainment, delicious food, and cultural exhibits, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

For tickets and more information, visit

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Keiki Rainbow Run 2024

Saturday, April 20

Don’t miss the Keiki Rainbow Run on April 20th at Kaka’ako Waterfront Park! Run 1.4 miles with stunning views of the South Shore. Proceeds go back to schools. Receive a finisher t-shirt, enjoy healthy snacks, and participate in family activities. Lace up and join us for a colorful and impactful event supporting schools, families, and a healthier future!

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Damien Memorial School Annual Lūʻau

Sunday, April 21

Experience the excitement of the Annual Lūʻau at Damien Memorial School, featuring fantastic food and entertainment.

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Spam Jam

Saturday, April 27

Hawaii loves Spam! An estimated 7 million cans are consumed in Hawaii every year! Locals and visitors alike can head down to Waikiki for one of the top-rated food festivals in Hawaii to get your fill of Spam! This event is free to attend. Donations of Spam will be accepted for the food bank. Try some unique Spam dishes restaurants will be cooking up, check out the craft booths, and pick up some cool Spam merchandise! There will be live entertainment to go along with all things Spam.

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Wahiawa Pineapple 10K Run & Festival

Saturday, April 27

Experience the Pineapple Run 10k in Wahiawā, Hawaii, on April 27th, 2024! Walk, jog, or run amidst tropical scenery and pineapple-themed surprises. Plus, join the Pineapple Festival at Ka’ala Elementary School for fun activities like a paper airplane contest, pineapple baking contest, food trucks, and more!

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Saturday, April 27

Kaimuki-Waialae, Kalihi, Leeward, Mililani, Nu’uanu, & Windward YMCAs
Mililani YMCA 5k Fun Run: 7:15 am

Free admission! Celebrate YMCA Healthy Kids Day with a FREE community event for kids and families at all of YMCA of Honolulu’s Health & Fitness Branch Facilities! Join us for a day of family-friendly fun with games, arts and crafts, fitness activities, and more. Learn about the many opportunities the Y offers to keep kids, teens, kupuna, and families healthy and thriving from family fitness memberships to camps for all ages; learning, enrichment and performing arts programs; sports; teen programs; swim lessons; community service projects and more!

Your family can also register and join us for the Mililani YMCA 5K Fun Run that starts at 7:15 am. All ages are welcome to walk/jog/run for a great cause with proceeds supporting the YMCA financial assistance fund.

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