Calendar of Events

Please join us at Royal Hawaiian Center! Enjoy ongoing events and entertainment or center-wide celebrations. Nou Ka Hale— Our House is Your House.

Call our Helumoa Hale Guest Services & Heritage Room at (808) 922-2299 for event details.

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Signature Events

Shop & Dine Parking Program

For a limited time only, enjoy our Shop & Dine Parking Program. Bring your same-day shopping and dining receipts to Helumoa Hale Guest Services and receive an $8 validation ticket for five (5) hours of parking. Standard rates apply thereafter. Standard rates are $6 per hour. Not eligible for ...

Date
December 1, 2016 - February 15, 2017
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Chinese New Year Festivities

2017 is the year of the Rooster! Celebrate Chinese New Year at Royal Hawaiian Center on Saturday, January 28th from 3PM-6PM, with the Phoenix Dance Chamber, Miss Chinatown and The Lung Kong Physical Culture Club as our lion dance performers!

Date
January 28, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Location
Royal Hawaiian Center
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January 10, 2017 Events:

Events & Entertainment

Shop Hawaii

Discover, Diners Club International, GBC, JCB and Union Pay cardholders are eligible to redeem these fabulous offers from Royal Hawaiian Center. Pick up a Shop Hawaii Booklet from Helumoa Hale Guest Services (Building B, Level 1) and enjoy the savings!

Location
Helumoa Hale Guest Services
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Complimentary Cultural Programming

Hawaiian Quilting

Time
9:30—noon
Location
Building B, Level 2 Pa'ina Lanai Food Cour
Kapa kuiki is the unique form of Hawaiian quilting that traces its origins to the 1820s. Early missionaries and Hawaiians developed this art form that combines applique and quilt stitching. Quilting kits are provided for a fee (approximately $30), and requires many hours of intricate work. 2 hours, once a week. Multiple classes are recommended.

Hula

Time
10:00—11:00am
Location
The Royal Grove
Hula is the art of Hawaiian dance. It expresses all that we hear, see, smell, taste, touch and feel. Hula is life. The late kumu hula - dance master - Maiki Aiu Lake's philosophy expresses the depths of this Hawaiian art form. Puake'ala Mann, a kumu hula graduate of Hälau Hula o Maiki, shares basic hand gestures, footwork and body movements that accentuate mele - chant or song lyrics.

Ukulele

Time
12:00pm—1:00pm
Location
Building B, Level 1 — Helumoa Hale Guest Services & Heritage Room
Learn basic chords and songs as you strum Hawai'i's best-known string instrument, introduced to the islands in the 1870s from Portugal. 25 instruments and music books are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own, or purchase one at Bob's 'Ukulele at Royal Hawaiian Center. Instructors Wainani Yim and Puake'ala Mann are seasoned performers who share favorite songs and simple chords.
Owing to the popularity of our ukulele classes, we have implemented a number system. Guests can retrieve a number (1-25) from Helumoa Hale Guest Services staff starting at 10am in order to secure their place in the class.

Lauhala Weaving

Time
1:00pm—2:00pm
Location
Building B, Level 3
Our Lauhala Weaving Class will cover the basic skills, technique, preparation and crafting of hala leaves into wearable Hawaiian art, such as a bracelet. Kumu Bill Keoua Nelson, who comes from a long line of prominent lauhala weavers, conducts this family friendly class.

Hawaiian Entertainment

Time
6:00pm—7:00pm
Location
The Royal Grove
Hawaiian music and hula 'auana (hula’s modern form) fill The Royal Grove Monday through Friday at twilight. Hour-long performances feature top island entertainers with a focus on Hawaiian language musical favorites — shared with kama 'äina (locals) and malihini (visitors) with aloha.

Rock-A-Hula - Mini Promotional Show

Time
7:00pm
Location
The Royal Grove
Rock-A-Hula is energizing, crowd-pleasing entertainment, a truly memorable and fun night out. We are confident of bringing to Waikiki a new level of cosmopolitan and entertaining nightlife that enjoys a track record of close to three decades of success.