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Events at Halekulani

We are pleased to offer exclusive events for our registered guests, and ticketed events open to the public.

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Bishop Museum

Honolulu Museum of Art

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

Iolani Palace

Special Events

39th Annual Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani

Support the Arts

The University of Hawai’i Visiting Artist Program in Glass

Guest Exclusives

Legacy Tours

General Manager's Reception

Back of the House Tours

For You, Everything

Daily 9AM - 5PM

Bishop Museum

The Bishop Museum was built in 1889 by Charles Bishop as a tribute to his wife, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, who was a member of Hawaii's royal family. The museum features the largest Asia/Pacific natural history collection in the world, along with displays of ancient Hawaiian crafts and exquisite royal artifacts.

DETAILS
Complimentary access provided to Halekulani guests.

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Tuesdays thru Sundays from 10AM - 4PM

Honolulu Museum of Art

Hawaii's oldest and largest art museum was founded in 1927. It is recognized for its outstanding collection of Asian, European, Pacific, American and African art, showcased in some 30 galleries surrounding six garden courts.

DETAILS
Complimentary access provided to Halekulani guests.

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Various Dates

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

Enjoy one of the island’s most sparkling cultural treasures, the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. As part of the Halekulani Masterworks Series, the performances scheduled for the month of November include:

Prokofiev, Schubert, Magnussen - Saturday, November 9 at 7:30pm & Sunday, November 10 at 4:00pm
Keitaro Harada, conductor
J. Scott Janusch, oboe
Prokofiev – Symphony No.1 (Classical Symphony)
Schubert – Symphony No. 5
Magnussen –   Nā Kau ʻElua (The Two Seasons)
 

The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1900 and is the oldest orchestra in the US west of the Rocky Mountains.

DETAILS
Complimentary access provided to Halekulani guests (based on availability). See Concierge for more details.

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Monday thru Saturday 9AM - 4PM

Iolani Palace

Built in 1882, Iolani Palace is a Renaissance-style mansion that is the only royal palace in the United States. It was once the official residence of Hawaii's last reigning monarchs, King Kalakaua and Queen Lilíuokalani. Painstakingly restored, the Palace today is a monument to the Hawaiian monarchy's grandeur.

DETAILS
Complimentary access provided to Halekulani guests.

Special Events

November 7 - November 24 on Various Islands

39th Annual Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani

Taking place from November 7 through 17 on Oahu, and November 21 - 24 on Kauai, the Big Island, and Maui, the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is the only statewide film festival in the U.S. and the only festival spread across an archipelago. HIFF39 presented by Halekulani is the premiere cultural event of the State of Hawaii and the film festival of record of cinematic works from the Asia-Pacific Rim including new films from indigenous cinema artists of the Pacific.

A bridge between “East and West,” the Festival will present 200 films from 45 countries, including a presentation of Hawaii filmmakers in the "Made in Hawaii" programming and the Ohina Short Film Showcase. HIFF is one of the premier film festivals in the United States and the only festival spread across an archipelago.  As the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, Hawai‘i International Film Festival (HIFF) endeavors to recognize new and emerging talent, promote career development and original collaborations through innovative education programs, and facilitate dynamic cultural exchange through the cinema arts.

Support the Arts

October 7 - November 20

The University of Hawai’i Visiting Artist Program in Glass

Halekulani is pleased to present an exclusive selection of glasswork curated by Rick Mills, Professor and Glass Area Chair at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Department of Art and Art History. The Visiting Artist Program in Glass (VAPG) began in 1989 and has hosted over 65 artists from around the world. The program was designed to connect university students with professional glass artists to learn new techniques and exchange ideas when creating their work. The bespoke glassworks featured in this exhibit are from acclaimed visiting artists.

Presented by the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation and University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Art and Art History

The Gallery is opening to the public on October 7 and will run through November 20, with hours from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. daily.

 

Guest Exclusives

Tuesday and Saturday at 8:00am

Legacy Tours

Meet at the Concierge’s desk for a historic tour of our property. Join our resident historian on a walking tour of Halekulani and hear some of the stories that have created the legacy of one of the first hotels on Waikiki. Contact our Concierge to secure your place in an upcoming tour.

Guest Exclusives

Wednesdays from 5:30pm - 6:30pm

General Manager's Reception

We invite you to join our General Manager for a hosted reception each Wednesday in our Hau Terrace. With unobstructed views of the beach and Diamond Head, this weekly gathering is a wonderful opportunity to meet some of the staff of Halekulani, as well as other guests. Enjoy a complimentary drink and appetizers as you watch the sun set into the Pacific. 

Guest Exclusives

Friday at 10:00am

Back of the House Tours

Once a week, we invite our registered guests for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of our hotel. Visit our on-site bakery, where everything from fresh bread to wedding cakes is created. See our florist and learn how our distinctive bouquets are made. Or get a peek into the secrets of providing exceptional service, daily and around the clock. Contact our Concierge to secure your place in an upcoming tour.