Hawaiian Activities

A variety of Hawaiian activities are scheduled daily. We invite you to have fun and immerse yourself in our culture. This is where your life-long Hawaiian memories begin. Read descriptions below of the wonderful activities we offer! See our on property schedule of activities, complementary to all registed hotel guest.

'Ukulele Lessons
'Ukuleles are provided for a complimentary class where our guests of all ages will learn to play a fun Hawaiian mele (song). To follow along with the chords, click on the 'Ukulele Lesson Chord Chart.  

Hula Lessons
Hula exercise your way into a great afternoon by participating in Hawai'i’s best-known cultural activity. Hula is a beautiful art form, full of grace, rhythm and vitality. Hula is the living embodiment of Hawai'i’s heart and soul.

Get your exercise the Hawaiian way! Learn the different hula steps while getting an aerobic workout. 

'Olelo Hawai'i Language Class
Learn how to pronounce common Hawaiian words and phrases in this fun and interactive class. To follow along with the 'Olelo Hawai'i language lesson, click on the "So You Want to Speak Hawaiian" handout. 

Lei Making
Come learn a unique way to share love and aloha. Learning how to string exotic and colorful flowers is a fun experience. As with many activities, we include Hawaiian story telling which provides you with an afternoon beyond compare.

Cultural Garden Walk
Although our building is modern, with all the amenities, our grounds are a cultural resource. Tours of the hotel grounds provide our guests with insights into Hawai'i's unique native and introduced flora and fauna. Our experienced employees are always eager to provide our guests a complete understanding of the role in which our nature plays in Hawaiian life.

Lauhala Weaving
Experience and appreciate one of Hawaii’s fine arts by creating a personalized bookmark, made from the leaves of the pandanus tree.

Pineapple Cutting Demonstration
Sample the sweet, refreshing taste of pineapple as our staff demonstrates the art of pineapple cutting. Pineapples are enjoyed in various ways; some of the best-known local ways will surely be experienced at this demonstration.

Pareo & Bracelet Making
String adn design a kukui bracelet and learn the different ways to tie a pareo (wrap-around).

Nightly Hula Show
Every night at sunset, except Monday nights, the blowing of conch shells signals the beginning of the nightly hula show in the Tiki Courtyard. From 6:00pm, you'll enjoy a complimentary performance of Hawaiian music and a hula show, followed by music for dancing under the stars until 9:00 pm.

Hawaiian Music
Sparked by a desire to learn and share following a Pookela class on Hawaiian music, the employees delight in serenading guests with traditional and contemporary favorites. Hear them sing at the Ohana Welcome Breakfast every morning or in the lobby on Friday's at 11:15 a.m. 

Please contact Ho'okipa Department located in the lobby while on property regarding complimentary Hawaiian Activities, or feel free to call (808) 667-0161 or send us an email.