Hawaiian Activities

Kā'anapali Beach Hotel offers a variety of complimentary activities that are scheduled daily. We invite you to have fun and immerse yourself in our culture. Read descriptions below of the wonderful activities we available.

For family activities off property, talk to the informative team at 'Ohana Fun Center for details regarding helicopter tours, snorkling trips or visiting the Haleakalā volcano crater.  They are located right by the hotel lobby and are the best people to talk to about things to do in the area.

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Complimentary Cultural Activities 

All activities are complimentary, just stop by and sign up in advance at the Hoʻokipa desk in the lobby.
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'Ukulele Lessons

'Ukuleles are provided for a complimentary class where our guests of all ages will learn to play a fun Hawaiian mele (song).

Hawaiian Culture Ukulele
Hawaiian Culture Hula

Hula & Hularobics Lessons

Hula is a beautiful art form, full of grace, rhythm and vitality; hula is the living embodiment of Hawaii's heart and soul.Get your exercise the Hawaiian way! Learn the different hula steps while getting an aerobic workout. Bring a pareo if you have one.

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 that provides you with an afternoon beyond compare.

Lei Making
Cultural Garden Tour

Cultural Garden Tour

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 Hawaii'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.

Hawaiian Culture Lauhala Weaving
Pineapple Cutting Demonstration

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 and design a kukui bracelet and learn the different ways to tie a pareo (wrap-around).

Kukui Bracelet
Olelo Class

'Ōlelo Hawai'i Language Class

Learn how to pronounce common Hawaiian words and phrases in this fun and interactive class.

Immerse Yourself in Hawaiian Culture

Hawaiian Music

Sparked by a desire to learn and share following a Po'okela 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.

Sunday Worship Service

Non-denominational Christian worship service at Hale Hema (pavilion) on the hotel grounds. Sundays, 8:00am-9:00am 

Maui Artisan's Craft Fair

Meet local artisans and find one-of-a-kind handmade gifts to bring home for yourself or a friend. Flower, shell and seed lei, woodcrafts, jewelry, and much more. Daily, 8:00am-12:00pm in the lobby and courtyard 

Lobby Singing

Every Friday, our housekeepers and friends will treat our guest to more songs and dances of Maui smack dab in the middle of our lobby. Singing begins at 11:15am. Fridays at 11:15am 

Hawaiian Entertainment & Hula

The blowing of conch shells at 6pm signals the beginning of the nightly hula show in the Tiki Courtyard. You'll enjoy a complimentary performance of Hawaiian music and a hula show, followed by music and dancing under the stars until 9:00 pm. Every night except Monday from 6:00pm-9:00pm

Lei Kukui Ceremony

Once a guest stays with us they become one of our 'ohana (family) this is why we have our Lei Kukui ceremony. Beginning with a traditional oli (chant), the ceremony explains the symbolic significance of our kukui nut leis that we present our guests with. Part of this ceremony is to tell them that at Kā'anapali Beach Hotel we do not say "goodbye" we say "A hui hou" (until we meet again) because once you are 'ohana, our door will always be open to you.  Daily, 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm

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 at

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