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Thinks to do on OahuWhile staying at the Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, you are centrally located to all activities and events held in the heart of Waikiki. In this section, you will find details on events and activities available on property and throughout the island of Oahu. Discover the island's legendary banana-coconut-pineapple shave ice at Hale'iwa Town, visit the USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri at Pearl Harbor or experience the stunning beaches on the North Shore for a memorable getaway.

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For more information on events and activities, please contact Concierge via e-mail or via phone between the hours of 7:30am and 9:00pm Hawaii time at 808.923.7311. Present time in Hawaii is noted on the top left of the navigation bar above.

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                                                                                                                                                                          Waikiki Beach Boys Introduction to Surfing
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                                                                                                                                                                          Mai Tai Bar

                                                                                                                                                                          Hula and Tahitian Lessons
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                                                                                                                                                                          Ethno Botanic Garden Tour
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                                                                                                                                                                          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 the resort and learn about the various origins, ancient Hawaiian uses and mythological beliefs about the fascinating plant species.

                                                                                                                                                                          Please see Concierge to reserve your place on the complimentary guided tour every Wednesday at 1:00pm, or to collect your Self-Guided Map Brochure. 


                                                                                                                                                                          Boat Days Exhibit
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                                                                                                                                                                          Jul 18 - Jan 31

                                                                                                                                                                          The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort is proud to feature a Matson Exhibit, Boat Days.

                                                                                                                                                                          The exhibit will be on display in the Coronet Lounge in the resort's lower lobby from July 18th through January 31, 2013, with no admission.

                                                                                                                                                                          This exhibit showcases a collection of rarely seen photographs of visitors traveling to O'ahu on Matson ship liners, courtesy of the Matson Navigation Company Archives.

                                                                                                                                                                          For more information please click here.

                                                                                                                                                                          Makahiki Celebration
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                                                                                                                                                                          Jan 12

                                                                                                                                                                          The Royal Hawaiian is honored to host unique and authentic experiences of Ka Makahiki on Saturday, January 12.  The arrival of Lono (patron of rain and fertility) by sea to Ka Makahiki will be the first reenactment ever recorded . Be a part of this memorable day.

                                                                                                                                                                          For the Hawaiians, the Makahiki was a time of joy and celebration for the prosperity of the land, abundance of harvest and good health for family.  During the Makahiki season, the Hawaiian’s honored Lono, the patron of the rain and fertility. Through the years, this celebration was observed by  the Kupa’aina and Kama’aina alike with traditional Hawaiian games, song, hula, storytelling and Hawaiian crafts.

                                                                                                                                                                          The Sheraton Waikiki, Moana Surfrider—A Westin Resort and Spa, and the Sheraton Princess Ka’iulani will also showcase other activities throughout the day.  Spend a day with us and talk story with the cultural practitioners on site.  Or simply sit, listen, and record the rare stories being shared and be the next generation of storytellers.

                                                                                                                                                                          For more information please click here.

                                                                                                                                                                          Keiki Pool Games at Helumoa Pool
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                                                                                                                                                                          Mermaid Appearance at Helumoa Pool
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                                                                                                                                                                          The Vintage Menu Exhibit
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                                                                                                                                                                          8:00am - 11:55pm
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                                                                                                                                                                          Location: Coronet Lounge, lower lobby

                                                                                                                                                                          The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort has once again partnered with Matson Navigation Company to present a collection of over 30 canvas prints of menus, artwork and photography from 1927 to the early 60's.

                                                                                                                                                                          Open to the public. No admission fee.

                                                                                                                                                                          Waikiki Beach Boys Introduction to Surfing at Beach and Pool
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                                                                                                                                                                          10:00am - 10:30am
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                                                                                                                                                                          Learn the basics of Surfing on the sands of Waikiki Beach.

                                                                                                                                                                          Koi Feeding at Sheraton Waikiki Koi Pond
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                                                                                                                                                                          Enjoy feeding our special collection of Koi fish.

                                                                                                                                                                          Live Entertainment at Mai Tai Bar
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                                                                                                                                                                          Hawaiian Quilting at Coconut Lanai
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                                                                                                                                                                          10:30am - 11:30am
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                                                                                                                                                                          Master Hawaiian quilter, Patricia Murray, will share the beautiful art of quilting and display her fabulous creations.

                                                                                                                                                                          Shell/Kukui Nut Bracelet Making at Coconut Lanai
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                                                                                                                                                                          Enjoy making a kukui nut and shell bracelet as you choose from a collection of colors and shells.

                                                                                                                                                                          The Royal Hawaiian History Tour at Concierge Desk
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                                                                                                                                                                          1:00pm - 2:00pm
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                                                                                                                                                                          Take a tour of The Royal Hawaiian, learn the history of the Pink Palace and hear some fascinating stories.

                                                                                                                                                                          Royal Garden Tour at Concierge Desk
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                                                                                                                                                                          1:00pm - 2:00pm
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                                                                                                                                                                          Take a guided stroll thru our gardens and learn about our native plants and flowers.  Reservations required, please inquire at our Concierge Desk.

                                                                                                                                                                          'Aha 'Aina The Royal Hawaiian Luau at Ocean Lawn
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                                                                                                                                                                          The most enjoyable and one-of-a-kind luau on the island. Experience delicious island cuisine and an unforgettable show as you travel thru the history of Hawaii thru music, song and dance.  Inquire about costs and reservations at our Concierge Desk.

                                                                                                                                                                          Yoga Class at Abhasa Spa
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                                                                                                                                                                          7:30am - 8:30am
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                                                                                                                                                                          Reservations required at Abhasa Spa

                                                                                                                                                                          Helumoa, the Birth of Hawaii Spectacular 3-D Video at Helumoa Pool
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                                                                                                                                                                          8:00pm - 9:05pm
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                                                                                                                                                                          Every night two shows will run at 8pm and 9pm.  Each spectacular show is approximately 5 minutes

                                                                                                                                                                          Flower Lei Making
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                                                                                                                                                                          Learn how to make a flower lei. You may wear it yourself or give it to someone special

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