Halloween at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center
The Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center is offering new programs this Halloween in addition to its annual store-to-store trick-or-treating.
Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center will again welcome store-to-store trick-or-treating by kids12 years of age and younger on Halloween, Oct. 31 starting at 5 p.m., while supplies last.
Participating stores will be designated with an orange balloon, and the mall’s customer service center adjacent to center court will offer free trick-or-treat bags as well as treats.
Teal Pumpkin Project:
New this year, the customer service center will additionally have a small toy or other non-food alternative available, while supplies last, in support of the Teal Pumpkin Project, a national campaign to promote the inclusion of all trick-or-treaters, including those with food allergies. A teal pumpkin will be placed on the customers service center counter to designate it as a Teal Pumpkin Project supporter.
Separately, Maui Friends of the Library will offer children’s books for those who trick-or-treat at its Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center location.
Candy Buy-Back for Operation Gratitude:
Following Halloween, Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center will host a candy buyback program at its customer service center Nov. 1-5, 2015. Children are invited to sell their unopened Halloween candy to Queen Ka’ahumanu Center at $1 per pound, up to 5 pounds, while supplies last.
Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center will donate the purchased candy to Operation Gratitude, which includes the treats in care packages sent to US service members, veterans and first responders. The program is sponsored by Conmy Orthodontics of Maui and Hawaiʻi Medical Service Association.