Catch a glorious sunrise view from Haleakala
Grab your sweatshirt and a few snacks and head up early to catch sunrise at Haleakala National park.
Easter is approaching. The stores shelves are showing chocolate marshmallow bunnies and chicks and beautiful spring time flower bouquets peeking out to brighten your day. While Easter comes with many traditions; from Easter egg hunts to Easter baskets to creative craft’s take advantage of celebrating your Easter Sunday on Maui.
One of the most popular island traditions is to take advantage of our beautiful weather by attending a sunrise worship service. Find a family-friendly Easter egg hunt. Join in a local beach barbecue. Take advantage of the many condo specials and local Maui restaurants serving up holiday brunch, lunch, or dinner options all day long.
Find a way to make your Easter over the top this year!
Here’s a few local ideas on Maui to get you started.
MORE WAYS TO CELEBRATE SUNRISE
Date: Sunday, April 5th, 2015
Time: 6:30 am to 7:45 am
Annual Easter Sunday Service at the McCoy Theater
Unity Church Annual Easter Sunday Service
Inspiring Easter message by Rev. Blaine Tinsley.
FREE Love Offering Appreciated
When: April 5
Time: 10am at the McCoy Theater.
Event: Keiki Easter Egg Hunt!
Featuring Special Guests:
Lei’ohu Ryder: A spiritual leader, visionary, healer, acclaimed singer/songwriter, awarded the Gandhi-King Peace Hero Award, and is an emissary of Aloha through her music.
James Price: Acclaimed international Tenor, recently headlined in Les Miserables and is director of Opera Maui.
Adisa Omar: Director of Maui’s first Gospel Choir, a passionate singer of Soul Music, and a well known radio personality.
Virgie Cantorna: Sings with Maui Coral Arts, and has performed on stage in various Maui Academy of Performing Arts productions.
Ken Stover: A keyboardist for Unity Church for twelve years, he currently performs with his jazz quintet, Men In Black. and plays myriad of styles including, classical, blues, jazz, pop, rock and R&B.
Special Hula Performance with Aunty Doll and her Hula Hui.
Curt Lee: Music Director, Unity Choir under the Direction of Kachina Palencia
Find your own special spot on the beach.
Choose a beach on the west side of Maui for the best views!
Attend the Annual Makena Easter Egg Hunt
April 5 @ 8:45 am – 9:30 pm
Easter Sunday at Makena, Maui is an all-day family affair! Join the Easter Bunny and the rest of the Maui Makena Ohana for an old-fashioned Easter Egg Hunt on the resort’s Pu’u Olai lawn, starting promptly at 9 AM.
With over 2,000 eggs hidden in plain sight on the 24,300 sq. ft. lush lawn, kids of all ages will get an opportunity to search, collect and reap the rewards of Makena’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter egg hunt is complimentary for registered resort guests and Easter Sunday Brunch goers. Registration for the event starts at 8:45 AM.
For more information call (808) 874-1111
Enjoy your afternoon with a Makena Easter Brunch
Under the direction of Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises, Makena’s award-winning Sunday Champagne Brunch is transformed this Easter holiday. Enjoy six action stations featuring all your breakfast favorites, plus new tantalizing extras.
Offered at $65 per adult and $35 per child (ages 5-12), the Maui Easter Brunch will be held from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM with live entertainment and visits from the Makena Easter Bunny. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.
For reservations or more information call (808) 875-5888
Offered April 5th at 11:00am from Lahaina Harbor
Departs: Sunday, April 5, 2015
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Check-in: 45 minutes prior to departure at Pacific Whale Foundation’s Lahaina Ocean Store at 612 Front Street, Lahaina
Enjoy a bright and beautiful Easter on a relaxing Easter Brunch Cruise with Pacific Whale Foundation. The cruise takes place on Easter Sunday, April 5th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, departing from Lahaina Harbor. You’ll enjoy beautiful views of the West Maui Mountains and sweeping views of the neighboring islands of Kaho’olawe, Lana’i and Moloka’i. Live musical entertainment is featured on board. As a special bonus, sightings of whales and dolphins are very possible!
The chef-prepared buffet features locally grown fruits and vegetables and includes:
- Grilled Chicken Breast with Big Island-grown mushroom cream sauce
- Slow-roasted honey-basted Ham with Maui Gold pineapple glaze
- Traditional Stuffing with Kula onions, celery and carrots
- Slow-baked Russet Potatoes infused with garlic cream and topped with parmesan cheese
- Upcountry Mixed Greens with cucumbers, tomatoes, homemade taro croutons and Maui Onion dressing
- Char-grilled Vegetables with Macadamia nut pesto
- Ciabatta rolls
- Passion Fruit Cheesecake
Refreshments are included. Choose from juices, soda and filtered water – plus up to three alcoholic drinks for adults (21+ with valid picture i.d.), including Maui Brewing Co. locally-brewed beer, white and red wine, Mai Tais and blended drinks.
Dive on in to Maui Dreams Dive Co. to experience an underwater Easter egg hunt
Date: April 4, 2015 8:00 am to 10:00 am
WHO: You and your dive buddies, silly! Certified divers only, no snorkelers.
WHAT: Our 16th annual UNDERWATER Egg Hunt!
WHERE: Keawakapu Beach, where South Kihei Road ends
WHEN: Saturday, April 4, from 8-10:AM
WHY: Seriously?? Because it’s total fun! And…because we can!
HOW: Keep reading for all the “how” info!
No matter what you choose celebrate Easter Sunday make sure you fill your day with sunshine, new experiences and positivity.
Happy Easter Everyone!