Activities at The Royal Hawaiian

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.

Additionaly, guests are able to reserve Oahu activities online (powered by Pleasant Holidays).

Activities Options

Every activity is specially organized to create unforgettable moments for our guests.

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The Royal Hawaiian History Tour

Tues & Thurs | 1:00PM

Take a complimentary walking 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 much more.

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Waikiki Beach Services

Waikiki Beach Services is located on the pool deck.

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. The following beach activities are available for a fee: 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).

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Lauhala Bracelets

Tue | 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Discover the process of traditional bracelet making with this fun one-hour lesson. Subject to change without notice. Please check the current activities schedule.

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Aha Aina, A Royal Hawaiian Luau

Mon & Thurs | 5:30PM

This oceanfront 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 lavish buffet dinner and an open bar. Dining Desk Reservations via email, or via phone at 808.921.4600.

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Waikiki Beach Boys Introduction to Surfing


Meet with the legends of Waikiki Beach, and learn learn the basics of surfing on the sands of Waikiki Beach.

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Floral Lei Making

Fri | 10:30AM - 11:30AM

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. Subject to change without notice. Please check the current activities schedule.

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Hawaiian Quilting

Mon | 10:30AM - 11:30AM

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

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Mai Tai Bar

Watch the sunset with a hand-crafted cocktail and spectacular live Hawaiian entertainment at the world-famous Mai Tai Bar.

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