(PRNewswire) Halekulani, Oahu’s acclaimed luxury resort, welcomes guests to its House Befitting Heaven this holiday season. From December 13 to 24, Halekulani is pleased to present its annual Twelve Days of Christmas program, designed for travelers of all ages to celebrate the holidays with an authentic Hawaiian touch. Halekulani invites guests to partake in twelve days of cheerful daily delights, exclusively available to those who stay at the hotel over the holidays.
“With an outstanding lineup of festive events this year at Halekulani, couples, families and solo travelers alike will feel the magic of the season,” said Ulrich Krauer, General Manager of Halekulani. “We are thrilled to continue to introduce our annual Twelve Days of Christmas program to our guests, bringing the holiday spirit to Hawaii in a very special, memorable and authentic way.”
The Halekulani Twelve Days of Christmas program is available exclusively to in-house guests and includes:
Wednesday, December 13
The evening will begin with special performances by local entertainers, playing Christmas Classics at the Manager’s Cocktail Reception.
Thursday, December 14
Guests will be invited to enjoy an evening of holiday music by a popular local entertainer at Lewers Lounge.
Friday, December 15
Guests will venture on the Honolulu Hale Illumination Tour as they wander around Honolulu City Hall to view holiday decorations, festive displays, and the iconic Honolulu Hale Christmas Tree.
Saturday, December 16
Adults and children alike will be invited to string a lei using freshly picked Hawaiian flowers during Halekulani’s Holiday Lei Making class.
Sunday, December 17
Guests will be able to learn to do the hula, a traditional Hawaiian dance, led by former Miss Hawaii, who is a featured Halekulani dancer at House Without A Key.
Monday, December 18
Guests of all ages will refresh their palates with Hawaiian Shaved Ice, the local version of a snow cone, which is even better and tastier than a white Christmas.
Tuesday, December 19
With the help of Halekulani’s award-wining pastry chefs, guests will be able to participate in gingerbread house and holiday cookie decorating.
Wednesday, December 20
Halekulani will present homemade holiday ice cream and iced tea while guests relax by the hotel’s cozy Living Room fireplace.
Thursday, December 21
Guests who need to do some last-minute Christmas shopping will venture to Oahu’s Ala Moana Shopping Center, a premier international shopping destination. In the evening, travelers can embark on a one hour trolley ride to see the festive Honolulu City Lights.
Friday, December 22
Children will enjoy a Hawaiian Sleigh Ride on the Holokai Catamaran.
Saturday, December 23
Halekulani encourages adults to relax with a special turndown amenity, compliments of SpaHalekulani. The natural spa product will nourish skin and brighten spirits this holiday season.
Sunday, December 24
Santa Claus will be coming to town on Christmas Eve and guests of Halekulani will get front row seats. In Hawaii, Santa arrives by outrigger canoe to Halekulani along Gray’s Beach. Keiki (children) will be invited to a Christmas party with balloon sculptures and a silent disco where they can share their wish-list with Santa, have their picture taken with him, and receive a present. While the children rejoice in Santa’s visit, adults can enjoy festive food and drinks with a special appearance by Old Nick himself and performances by a Keiki Hula Halau.
For more information about Halekulani’s Twelve Days of Christmas, pricing and availability, visit www.halekulani.com or call 808-923-2311.
Since its inception in 1984 as one of the world’s finest and most acclaimed independent luxury hotels, Halekulani has received more than 500 accolades, awards and honoraria. The property is one of The World’s Best Hotels on Condé Nast Traveler‘s 2016 Gold List and was voted Best Hotel on Oahu in Travel + Leisure’s500 World’s Best Hotels for 2017. Halekulani is home to SpaHalekulani, House Without A Key, Lewers Lounge, Orchids and La Mer, Hawaii’s longest, consecutively ranked AAA Five Diamond and only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Restaurant. For twenty years, Halekulani has maintained a strong commitment to arts and culture through exclusive alliances with Oahu’s most iconic cultural venues. Halekulani is operated by the Hotels and Resorts of Halekulani, a brand management division of the Honolulu-based Halekulani Corporation, which also oversees the Waikiki Parc. Halekulani is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and is aligned with Tokyo’s legendary Imperial Hotel.
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