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Halekulani’s 12 Days of Christmas Countdown

12 Days of Christmas at Halekulani

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…. Decorations are up and we are delighted to share this year’s “12 Days of Christmas” countdown.  Also enjoy the lighting of the Menorah this season with the first candle lit in the living room on Thursday, December 7th in celebration of Hanukkah, December 7-15, 2023. Here are the following festive daily activities that guests of Halekulani can participate in this year!  Be sure to share your holiday memories with us by tagging @HalekulaniHotel on social media.


  • December 14 – Holiday Welcome Drink:  Enjoy a festive holiday beverage in the Halekulani lobby.
  • December 15 – Hawaiian Shave Ice – 3:00pm:  Refresh with a Hawaiian “Snow Cone” for the holidays by the pool until the “snow” melts.
  • December 16 – Heavenly Hula – 4:00pm:  Learn how to hula with Halekulani hula dancer Kanoe Miller under our historical Kiawe Tree at House Without A Key. Please contact Concierge for reservations.
  • December 17 – Holiday Photo Scavenger Hunt:  Celebrate the holidays by joining our photo scavenger hunt.  During your stay, refer to the list on our social media (Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter) tagging your photo finds with @HalekulaniHotel and #HalekulaniHolidayMoment, then visit the front desk to redeem a special prize.
  • December 18 – SpaHalekulani Seasonal Blend Bar – 10:00am to 12:00pm: Blend your own custom SpaHalekulani bath salt in the Gatehouse.
  • December 19 – Holiday Lei Making – 1:00pm to 2:30pm and 2:30 to 4:00pm: String a lei for yourself or loved one with flowers from Hawaii in our Living Room. Please contact Concierge for reservations.
  • December 20 – Visions of Sugar Plums – 11:00am to 12:30pm and 1:00pm to 2:30pm:  Delight in gingerbread houses & cookie decorating with the help of Halekulani’s staff at Garden Terrace. Individual sets of gingerbread, cookies, toppings and frosting kits will be provided for each participant. Please contact Concierge for reservations.
  • December 21 – Story Time with Mrs. Claus – 4:00pm/ Ugly Sweater Christmas Caroling – 4:30pm:  Mrs. Santa Claus will make an appearance and give a special story telling by our cozy Living Room fireplace, where you can listen while you enjoy Halekulani’s homemade holiday gelato and iced tea. Then show off your ugliest Christmas sweater and join us for caroling in the Living Room. Refreshments will be served.
  • December 22 – Live Festive Entertainment – 4:00pm to 5:00pm:  Enjoy a very special holiday musical presentation in our Living Room. Refreshments will be provided.
  • December 23 – Holiday Craft Cocktail Class 2:00pm to 3:00pm:  Join our Lead Mixologist, Tuda Grehan, at Garden Terrace to learn how to make creative and delicious holiday-themed libations. Please contact Concierge for reservations.
  • December 24 – Children’s Christmas Party 3:45pm to 5:00pm/ Holiday Manager’s Reception 5:00pm to 6:30pm:  Keiki (children) to meet and greet Santa at their own Halekulani Christmas party, where they can have their picture taken with Santa, participate in fun activities, and take home a gift.  Guests can enjoy festive food and drinks at Hau Terrace.
  • December 25 – 8:00am to 8:30am: Housekeeping Christmas Caroling – Hear the delightful chorus of our Halekulani Housekeeping team celebrate Christmas morning in the public areas.
12 Days of Christmas at Halekulani
12 Days of Christmas at Halekulani
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12 Days of Christmas at Halekulani

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