May Day Celebrations With Longest Lei Exchange At The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

May 1st is also known as Lei Day and is a statewide cultural celebration in Hawaii. At The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, May Day festivities will include the Longest Lei Exchange in Ka’anapali as a unique experience and attempt to set a record, with 500+ persons targeted to be in attendance. The significance of presenting […]

2017 Makahiki Closing Ceremony & Kaʻililāʻau Relaunching

Hawaii’s Most Hawaiian Hotel – Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel celebrated the end of Makahiki Season at Hawaii’s Most Hawaiian Hotel on March 31, 2017. It was the end of the great harvest season where they offered gratitude and Mahalo. Kaʻililāʻau, their staff-built canoe back in 2009, was refurbished by our employee over 4 months and reintroduced […]

13th Annual Wa‘a Kiakahi

The 13th annual Wa‘a Kiakahi will grace Kā‘anapali’s shores from June 2 to 4, welcoming 10 six-member crews from all islands to share with the public the history and proficiency of traditional Hawaiian sailing canoes. Created by the Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Association (HCSA), the three-day event features traditional ceremonies, sailing canoe rides and educational talks […]

7th Annual Maui Fire Knife Competition at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

Fire knife competitors from around the state of Hawaii will gather at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa on April 28 and April 29, 2017 for the 7th annual “Si’a Le Afi…Ignite the Fire” Maui Fire Knife Competition, presented by Tihati Productions. Hosted on the resort’s 12,000 sq. ft. Ocean Lawn, the two-night event will feature the […]

Leilani’s and Hula Grill Celebrate Decades of Aloha

The T-shaped intersection where Whalers Village meets Kā‘anapali Beach is a busy spot, with a constant tide of beachgoers flowing out, and hungry shoppers flowing in. But through it all, season after season, year after year, two venerable Kā‘anapali establishments rule their respective corners with grace and style. Leilani’s on the Beach is the matriarch—for 34 years, she […]

Ka’anapali Beach Hotel Brings Hawaiian Culture To Ocean Activities With The Opening Of Its Beachfront Hale Huaka’I

Ka’anapali Beach Hotel, Hawaii’s Most Hawaiian Hotel will continue to enrich guests’ experience through authentic cultural offerings with the official opening of their new water activities center. Paying homage to Hawaiian traditions, the center will be called Hale Huaka’i, which means “Adventure Center” and signifies a trip, voyage or a place to start your journey […]

Winners of the Annual Hula O Na Keiki Competition

Marking its 25th anniversary, Kaanapali Beach Hotel, is pleased to announce its talented winners of the annual Hula O Na Keiki children’s competition to help preserve Hawaiian culture through ancient dance and music. In a competition that took place November 13-14th, children aged five to 17 competed in theirrespective categories for coveted awards and titles, […]

Drums of the Pacific Lu’au Grand Reopening

Experiencing a luau is the best way for visitors to connect with local culture and celebrate the history of the Islands. Drums of the Pacific Luau at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, the longest running polynesian luau on Maui, has announced a variety of exciting updates to their cherished luau and we were lucky enough to get […]

Discover the Maui Nui Luau at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa invites guests to discover the remarkable stories, history, and culture of the Valley Isle and Kaanapali through the songs and dances of Maui and the Pacific at the Maui Nui Lūʻau. Situated beachfront on award-winning Kaanapali Beach, the Maui Nui L ūʻau shares the music, dance and history of the […]

Wa’a Kiakahi 2013

The Hawaiian Canoe Association (HSCA) was on Kaanapali Beach this past Saturday, June 1st, performing what they call “Community Service.” This is the 9th Annual Wa’a Kiakahi which takes place during the HSCA’s annual race between the Hawaiian Islands. The first leg of the race began at Keokea on Hawaii, the Big Island and went […]