Tiki torches at sunset at CanoeHouse

Twinkle Lights and Tiki Torches


Mornings at Mauna Lani begin at sunrise with a family outrigger paddle. Feel the sand in your toes as little ones build their best castles. Cozy up with a blanket on the Great Lawn and stargaze. These are the magical moments and simple pleasures worth traveling for this season. Hau‘oli Na Lanui – Happy Holidays.

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Dine Like Royalty This Holiday Season

Holiday Dining

This year, leave the cooking to our culinary staff. At HāLani Chef Ernie Lopez presents a selection of traditional holiday favorites, paired with the freshest ingredients from Hawaii Island. Unique experience also await at CanoeHouse. Enjoy a special Christmas 'MY' Menu, a 5-course tasting menu from Matt and Yuka Raso, the Chef & GM, husband and wife duo who create the heart and soul of CanoeHouse. And don't miss a New Year's Eve to remember.

Danny at twilight kalahuipuaa - Mauna Lani

Twilight at Kalāhuipua‘

Steeped in genuine aloha, this intimate kanikapila (jam session) is not to be missed. Each month during the full moon, local music lovers bring blankets and folding chairs to the ocean to listen to cultural historian Danny Akaka. ‘Ukulele and guitar players gather to talk story and play their favorite tunes. This month, guests are invited to gather socially distant on beach chairs and blankets and join us for a live stream from the Great Lawn.
  • Saturday, Dec 26th | 7pm to 8pm
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Holiday Celebrations
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Holiday Champagne Tasting

Sunset brings a holiday champagne experience with our Sommelier Ben Brinton. Relax and sip your way through this journey, featuring selections from Billiecart Salmon and more
  • December 23, 2020 & December 30, 2020 | 3pm to 5pm
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High-Spirited Classes

A signature Mai Tai from Mauna Lani

Make the Perfect Mai Tai Class by Kuleana Rum

As with most cocktail lore, there are competing origin stories for the Mai Tai. But we know ours is the best. Join Kuleana Rum and learn to make this local favorite for over 30 years.
  • December 19 & 26, 2020, January 2, 2021 | 3pm to 5pm
Craft beers lined up at Mauna Lani

Beachside Brews Class

Lazed afternoons at SurfShack just got even better with the brewmasters from Ola Brew. Meet the makers and sample some of the island's best local beers.
  • December 20 and 27, 2020 | 3pm to 5pm
Bartender at CanoeHouse Making a Cocktail

Mauna Lani Mixology Class

Join us at the CanoeHouse Bar and let our team of Mauna Lani mixologists teach you the art of craft cocktails.
  • December 21 & 28, 2020 | 5pm to 7 pm

Ring in 2021 at Mauna Lani

New Year's Eve

CanoeHouse at Night

CanoeHouse Dinner

Feel like your are dining with old friends at CanoeHouse with the 'MY' menu from Matt and Yuka, the husband and wife duo that create the heart of the restaurant.
  • A la Carte CanoeHouse Dinner Menu
HaLani Restaurant at Mauna Lani

Pre Fixe Dinner in HāLani and Hā Bar

Fresh line-caught fish and locally harvested shellfish from the Pacific. Local farmers' bounty of vegetables. An Ocean Harvest awaits in Hālani.
  • Pre Fixe Dinner Menu
Surf shack at the Mauna Lani Resort
The Surf Shack offers a casual but classy toes-in-the-sand gathering and dining experience.

Surf Shack New Year's Eve Beach Party

Live, local music and boozy shave ice. Mai Tais and pizza from our food truck. Toast to the new year Surf Shack-style with laid back beach vibes and ocean breezes.
  • Live Music
  • A la carte food and beverage

Mother, kid in snorkeling mask dive underwater with tropical fishes
Mother, kid in snorkeling mask dive underwater with tropical fishes

Holiday Policies and Information

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