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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

Iolani Palace

Special Events

Halekulani Bakery & Restaurant at Halepuna Waikiki Retail Pop-Up Events

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival 2019

WineView at Cattleya: Viognier

Glassblowing by the Sea: A Halekulani Exclusive

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.

For You, Everything

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.

For You, Everything

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

Sundays, September 8 & 22, October 6 & 13 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Halekulani Bakery & Restaurant at Halepuna Waikiki Retail Pop-Up Events

 

Sundays, September 8th & 22nd and October 6th & 13th  from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm in the Halekulani Gatehouse

 

Prior to the opening of Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani on October 25th, we will be having four retail pop-up events showcasing the new Halekulani Bakery & Restaurant.

Visitors will have the opportunity to preview delectable treats and pastries that we will be featuring as well as meet Halekulani’s Executive Pastry Chef Mark Freischmidt and Head Baker, Tatsuhiro Kaneshiro from Imperial Hotel – Tokyo, who specializes in the esteemed art of bread making.

Special Events

until Sun Oct 27 2019

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival 2019

The Hawaii Food and Wine Festival brings together some of the world’s finest chefs to create dishes inspired by the fresh tastes of our islands. It’s a rare opportunity to experience a concentration of internationally celebrated culinary talent, in one location. The ninth annual festival takes place on Oahu from October 5 – October 27, 2019. 

Halekulani is proud to host two Wine Seminars on October 26, 2019, as well as the Ninth Annual Culinary Master Series at Halekulani Gala Dinner on Sunday October 27, 2019.

Special Events

Thursday, October 17

WineView at Cattleya: Viognier

Thursday, October 17

Join us for our twice monthly tasting event at Cattleya Wine Bar at our communal table (within Orchids restaurant). An informal and informative tasting, guests may arrive and join the conversation guided by visiting Wine Makers, resident Wine Professionals, and notable Industry Experts at any time between 4:30 and 7:30.

Join Troy Groendyke – key accounts manager and wine specialist for Southern/Glazer Wine and Spirits - for a conversation and tasting of the ancient grape varietal – VIOGNIER. Explore this aromatic wine in artisanal expressions from both old world and new world producers – from its origin appellation of Condrieu in the Northern Rhone – to Napa Valley and Oregon.

Chef Christian Testa will provide light bites to accompany.

$59 Per person. Inclusive.

Special Events

Thursday, October 17

Glassblowing by the Sea: A Halekulani Exclusive

Halekulani is pleased to present a special Glassblowing demonstration on Thursday, October 17th on the Kawehewehe Lawn (between House Without A Key and Orchids) from 5:00 – 6:00 pm and 8:00 – 9:00 pm.  This incredible exhibition will feature guest Hugh Jenkins, Artist-in-Residence, and founder of the both Punahou School Glass Program and Big Island Glass, along with current University of Hawaii at Manoa Glass Art Students in a unique live glassblowing presentation overlooking the ocean. For more information or to reserve a seat, please visit our concierge desk.  Seating is limited.  These presentations are in conjunction with the new exhibit, “The University of Hawaii Visiting Artist program in Glass,” that will be on display at the Halekulani Gallery October 7 – November 20, 2019.

To share in bringing this opportunity as an experience to the greater community, Halekulani is proud to work with AWE: Art World Escape, a mobile platform connecting travelers directly with local artists for behind-the-scenes art experiences. We invite you to experience AWE by downloading the app on iOS and or Android phones.

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.