Interior of the lobby at Kaanapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

open daily, 7:45am - 5:15pm

please call ahead for daily scheduleS & times

All classes are complimentary for hotel guests. Class size is limited. Please reserve your spot in advance by calling 808-667-0161 or sign-up at Kawenaokeao in the lobby. Walk-ins welcomed and subject to availability.

*Classes are subject to rescheduling, change, or cancellation.

Close-up of brown beads at Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

lei kukui restring

Please bring your lei kukui and receive your white nut to honor your visit. We would be happy to show you how to restring your lei with this new addition and welcome you back as part of our KBH 'ohana.

Daily: 1:15pm

Family learning Hula at Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

hula

Learn basic movements as well as Hawaiian language, history, and stories shared through hula.

Saturday - Thursday: 11:30am

Family learning Hula at Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

ʻŌlelo

Letters, words, short phrases, and the history of the Hawaiian language will be shared through lessons, stories, place names, proverbs, and more.

Monday - Wednesday, Saturday: 4:00pm

A guy playing the ukulele at Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

mele

Discover the development and history of Hawaiian music and songs.  Learn a few chords on the ʻukulele and Hawaiian words in a song.

Thursday - Sunday: 9:45am

Close-up of a guy weaving at  Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

lei

Learn about the significance of lei, the different lei making styles, and lei materials traditionally used. Experience using Lāʻī to make your very own lei.

Daily: 2:30pm

 

Aerial view of the yacht at Kaanapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

Kilo Moana

Learn the importance of the nearshore environment and how to detect and avoid potential ocean hazards.

Daily: 1:00pm

Family in the garden at Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

Mākaʻikaʻi

Tour our gardens with us to learn about Hawaiian culture, spirituality, and medicinal practices as we share the history relating to our native plants.

Sunday & Tuesday: 8:15am

Weaving straws at Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

MaʻAWE

Listen and observe a weaving practitioner use Hawaiian fibers. Then try your hand at creating your own keepsake.

Sunday & Thursday: 4:00pm

Close-up of a band performing at  Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

KANIKAPILA - Aloha Friday Singing

Come enjoy a performance held by our employees that celebrates Hawaiian music, singing, and dance.


Friday: 11:30am

Art carved on a wooden stick at Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

ʻOHE kāpala

Learn how Hawaiian bark cloth and dyes are made and the plants they are made from. Experience "bamboo stamps" to create your own unique piece of kapa.

Monday, Thursday, Saturday: 8:15am

Close-up of a compass at Kaanapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

PāNāNā

Learn about the various elements of nature utilized in traditional navigational techniques.

Monday - Wednesday: 9:45am

Close-up of a feather hat at  Ka'anapali Beach Hotel Hawaii

Mea hoʻokani

Take this opportunity to see the different traditional Hawaiian instruments and learn how they are made and used in Hawaiian dance.

Wednesday & Friday: 8:15am

Moʻolelo

Listen to stories of Hawaiʻi that convey Hawaiian life lessons, values, language, and traditions.

Tuesday & Friday: 4:00pm