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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort will keep you entertained and immersed in a cultural adventure throughout your stay. Below are a few of our many resort activities:

The Royal Hawaiian History Tour

Take a tour of The Royal Hawaiian and enjoy fascinating stories about our iconic resort, including answers to fun questions like “Why is the resort pink?” and plenty more. A complimentary walking tour is offered every Tuesday and Thursday starting from the Concierge Desk at 1pm to educate guests about the resort’s rich history and famous guests.

The Royal Hawaiian Ethno-Botanic Tour

The Royal Hawaiian has a rich history in every sense of the word, and in every aspect of the property; the flora being no exception. Explore the garden oasis surrounding our resort and learn about the various origins, ancient Hawaiian uses and mythological beliefs about the fascinating plant species.

Complimentary Guided Tour - Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 2pm.

Self-Guided Tour - download our Map Brochure or please see Concierge for your printed Map Brochure.

Waikiki Beach Boys Introduction to Surfing

Meet with the legends of Waikiki Beach and let them show you the art of this sacred sport, made famous in Hawaii.

Waikiki Beach Services

Experience Waikiki Beach as it has been enjoyed for years. Our Beach Boy service gives a nod to our rich surf culture. The Waikiki Beach Boys have been a part of social life on the islands since 1901. Services (fee) include: surf lessons, outrigger canoe tours, stand up paddling, catamaran rides, and beach boy valet (a personal Beach Boy to assist you with all of your beach activities).

Waikiki Beach Services is located on the pool deck.

Hula and Tahitian Lessons

Learn hula and Tahitian dance on the sacred grounds of Helumoa, where Hawaiian Royalty once lived. Guests will learn the style called hula auana (a modern style of hula) and some classic Tahitian moves.

Floral Lei Making

Learn the arts of floral lei making. In Hawaiian tradition, these garlands were worn by ancient Hawaiians to beautify themselves and distinguish themselves from others. Today they are passed between guests and friends as a sign of welcoming and appreciation.

Lauhala Bracelets

Discover the process of traditional bracelet making with this fun one-hour lesson.

Hawaiian Quilting

Learn the basics of Hawaiian quilting with Patricia Lei who will guide and educate you on this cultural phenomenon.

'Aha 'Aina, The Royal Hawaiian Luau

This ocean front dinner show is the most unique dining experience in Waikiki. The extraordinary program allows guests to travel through time with music, song, dance and cuisine. The program includes a five-course sit-down dinner and an open bar.

Dining Desk Reservations via email, or via phone at 808.921.4600.

Mai Tai Bar

Featuring the finest in live Hawaiian entertainment. Watch the sunset with a hand-crafted cocktail and spectacular Hawaiian music and hula dancer at the world-famous Mai Tai Bar. Entertainment is nightly (except Mondays) from 6:00pm until 10:00pm.

For more information on any of the above listed activities, please contact Concierge via e-mail or via phone between the hours of 7:00am and 9:00pm Hawaii time at 808.923.7311. Present time in Hawaii is noted on the top left of the navigation bar above.