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Hotel Events


Waikiki events at ʻAlohilani

Fun things to do in Waikiki for guests of all ages

For kids and adults, there’s always something to discover.

When considering where to stay in Hawaii, few resorts on Oahu have a complete schedule of events dedicated to children. Our Monkeypod Kids club offers daily indoor and outdoor activities for our youngest guests, aged 5-12. Whether it’s kite making and lawn games or hula, the focus is always on fun and making friends. Contact our Concierge at 808.921.6111 or by email to reserve a space for your child.

For adults, our resort offers live music nightly at Swell Pool & Bar. Enjoy a drink and listen to some of Oahu’s best musicians as you take in the stunning sunset over Waikiki. It’s a vivid and vibrant destination.

Contact our Concierge to discover some of the other local events and activities that await, such as surfing lessons, hiking Diamond Head or strolling among the shops on Luxury Row on Kalakaua Avenue. The convenience of our location makes it easy to explore all that Waikiki offers.


Fish Feeding and Tank Talk at the Oceanarium

10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Daily (meet in O Bar)
This endlessly fascinating and always changing view into our undersea world is located in our lobby next to O Bar.  Speak to one the resort’s aquarists, available to answer questions and share fun facts about the Oceanarium and their love for the ocean during the daily tank talk.

Aqua Fit Class (Monday – Friday)

Infinity Pool, 5th Floor Seascape
Elevate your aloha spirit with our complimentary water exercise classes open for all ages, led by a certified yoga and fitness instructor.

Monkeypod Kid’s Club

Seascape 5th Floor
Our resort’s youngest guests can create a memorable Waikiki experience by spending the day at the resort’s Kid’s Club.  Open to keiki (children) ages 5 – 12 years of age.  Reservations required by 6pm, the day prior to your desired date.  Contact the Kids Club or the resort’s Front Desk for pricing information.

Dive In Movie Night

Kids Pool lawn, Seascape 5th Floor
Relax under the stars and enjoy the week’s featured movie, popcorn and refreshments.  Pool lounge chairs and beach towels provided.



“E Ala E” (To Awaken)

Meet at Swell Pool Entrance
In Hawaiian Culture the rising of the sun signifies a rebirth or new day to start again. Join us as we perform an oli kāholo (rhythmic chant) calling the sun to rise, so that we may begin a new day.

Queen’s Legacy Tour

Meet at the Queens Portrait
Take a journey back in time and learn of our beloved Queen Lili’uokalani, a remarkable woman who exemplified the true meaning of “Aloha”, with extreme patience, courage, humility, and forgiveness.

‘Ahu’ula & Nā‘ū watering

Meet at the Feather Cape in the Lobby
Learn of High Chief Kīwalā ‘ō, who’s beautiful feather (replica) cloak greets you as first enter our resort.  Understand the importance of endangered native Hawaiian birds & plants has on the history and culture of Hawai‘i.

Beginners Hula Lessons

Island Club & Spa Studio, 3rd Floor Seascape
Open for all ages.  Learn the basic steps & movements of dancing the hula and how to tell the stories of Hawai‘i.

Ti Leaf Lei Making

See Schedule for location
Learn the many uses of the Ti Leaf, a Polynesian plant that was in abundance throughout the gardens of Queen Lili’uokalani.  This class will teach you a braiding technique of lei making.  .

Lauhala Weaving

O Bar lounge
Learn the art of weaving using the hala (pandanus) leaves. This is a basic weaving class where we will learn how to weave a bracelet for yourself or to give as a makana (gift).

‘Ohe Kāpala (Hawaiian Bamboo Stamping)

See Schedule for location
Learn the traditional method of bamboo stamping with intricate designs.  In ancient times one could make hundreds of patterns from one stamp.

Flower Lei Making

O Bar lounge
Learn the traditional craft of lei making and the significance of flora and fauna of the islands from an experienced kumu (teacher).   Supplies are provided.

Ukulele Lessons

O Bar lounge
Ukulele or jumping flee in Hawaiian language, got its name because of the fingers that would fly when playing the ukulele.  Originally introduced to Hawai’i in 1879 by Portuguese immigrants who migrated here to work in the sugar cane fields.  Hawaiian people fell in love with the instrument and adopted it.  Today, the “Ukulele” is one of the most popular instruments played in Hawai’i.  Join us and learn the basics to playing the “Ukulele”.

This Week’s Activity Schedule 

Activity Schedule and Details

*Event and activity days, times and availability subject to change at any time and open to hotel guests only.