Children Discover Chilly Thrills During Snow Day In Kapolei

Although it was an unusual sight, it really was snowing in Kapolei earlier this month – at least on Dec. 1 at Kapolei Commons.

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West Oahu families had the rare opportunity to enjoy the feeling of falling snow, as 10 tons of it descended on Kapolei Commons Dec. 1 during the shopping center's Snow Day. Photo by Lawrence Tabudlo, ltabudlo@midweek.com.

The wintery phenomenon featured 10 tons of snow for children and adults alike to play in and enjoy. Families had snowball fights and built snowmen.

The day’s events also included a holiday craft booth, face painting, live entertainment and more. Santa also was on site to greet the keiki.

To top it off, PACKids & Company ensemble roamed through the shopping center to serenade shoppers with holiday caroling.