Resort Events

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OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY: LIGHT, COMPOSITION & GESTURE
Every Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
$40 per person + $25 materials fee

Take your photography to the next level with internationally acclaimed master photographer, Michael Gilbert. This award–winning artist has developed a hands–on program for photographers of all skill levels. You´ll enjoy practical classroom instruction taught by Michael or a visiting guest artist, followed by a photographic exploration of Grand Wailea´s spectacular grounds. With limited class size, you´ll enjoy personalized tips throughout your excursion. At the conclusion of the class, your images will be downloaded and you´ll observe the process of producing photographic canvases firsthand. Plus, you´ll take home a finished 16–inch canvas of your best shot from the day. Materials are supplied by Grand Wailea. All cameras welcome – even cell phones! Sponsored by Breathing Color, Canon, Niks Software and Tamron. For information and to sign up, visit or call NaPua Gallery at ext. 4907 or direct at (808) 874-0510.

THE GRAND LUAU AT HONUAULA
Newest luau in Maui comes to Wailea. Enjoy the magical enchantment of Honuaula. Take part in a voyage of the first Polynesians who discovered this sacred island we call Maui and the co-existence of gods and goddess of Hawaii living in harmony. Meet Pele- the goddess of fire, Kananaka- the mermaid of Maui and step back into a journey filled with traditional chant and hula bringing the history of our island home Maui, to life.

Evening Shows on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Check-in starts at 4pm; Pre-show activities start at 5pm

The Grand Luau at Honua’ula Activities and Menu

Call 808.875.1234 extension 51 to reserve your tickets with our Lobby Concierge

TORCH LIGHTING CEREMONY
Join us at the Humuhumunukunukuapua´a lounge for keiki fish feeding followed by a traditional Hawaiian conch shell blowing and torch lighting ceremony.

  • Daily, 5:15 p.m.

SCUBA LESSONS
Experience the joy and excitement of scuba for the first time and learn all you need to know to join us on an escorted ocean dive.

  • Novice scuba users can join us twice daily in the comfort and safety of Hawaii’s only specially designed scuba pool,complimentary.
  • Certification classes and special tours for certified divers also offered.
  • Daily and complimentary, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Call 808.875.1234 ext. 4590 to RSVP.

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
Browse through a display of sculptures, paintings, photography, wood turnings and ceramics from select local artists

  • Lobby level near Botero Bar.
  • Art available for purchase.
  • Tuesdays and Fridays, complimentary, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

ART COLLECTION TOUR
Grand Wailea is home to the largest corporate art collection in the state of Hawaii with more than 70 original paintings, murals, sculptures, graphics and artifacts.

  • Tuesdays and Fridays, complimentary, 10 a.m.
  • Meet at Napua Gallery on the four floor by Café Kula.

OUTDOOR PAINTING
Every Thursday, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
$40 per person + $25 materials fee

Capture the natural beauty of Grand Wailea´s gardens with artist–in–residence Roxanne Broadbent. Designed for beginning to intermediate artists, this outdoor acrylic painting class offers a demonstration of basic technique followed by the opportunity to create your own work of art. With a maximum of 10 students per session, you´ll receive one on one support and instruction enabling you to produce a finished painting that you can enjoy for years to come. This class is available to anyone age 14 and up and all materials are supplied by Grand Wailea. For information and to sign up, visit or call NaPua Gallery at ext. 4907 or direct at (808) 874-0510.

SAND SCULPTURE: FUN FOR ALL AGES!
Every Friday, 10 am – 12 pm
Complimentary

If you’ve ever seen three-dimensional sand sculptures, you may have wondered how someone could create such amazing works of art using only sand and water. Well, believe it or not, it’s easier than you think! Under the expert guidance of local artists Riki and Tom Inzano, you’ll be able to create your own masterpiece in under two hours. The Inzanos have created incredible sand sculptures for special events throughout Maui and they’ve created unique “sand critters” to make it easy for guests of all ages to get in on the fun. Please meet at beach, just left of the canoes and next to casabella #1. Space is limited so please call Camp Grande for reservations at extension 4555.

BEGINNING WATERCOLOR PAINTING: MAUI’S FLORA AND FAUNA
Every Tuesday, 9am-12pm
$40 per person + $25 materials fee

Join Grand Wailea Artist in Residence, Mary Faustine, for a peaceful morning of watercolor exploration. Bring in your favorite photos of your Maui vacation to recreate into a beautiful watercolor painting. Stencils of tropical fish are available as well to mix and match to make your own aquarium scene. The focus will be on color and design. Class takes place in an intimate, creative, comfortable garden setting on the scenic grounds of the Grand Wailea overlooking the Koi Ponds. Classes are limited to six students, ages 13 and up. All materials are provided. For information and to sign up, visit or call NaPua Gallery at ext. 4907 or direct at (808) 874-0510.

SPALICIOUS: DIVAS NIGHT OUT AT SPA GRANDE
Last Friday of Each Month
7:30 pm – 10 pm*

Ladies, get spoiled with chocolate mini treatments, indulge with sinful chocolate desserts, get glamorous and de-stress with a two-hour soak on the hydrotherapy circuit. Open to public, limited seating. Valet parking complimentary. Reservation, 875.1234 ext 4949. $65 per diva/$25 per little diva*

*Times, prices and program elements subject to change without notice.

Grand Wailea - A Waldorf Astoria Resort

3850 Wailea Alanui Dr.
Wailea, HI
96753

Phone: 800-888-6100
Waldorf Astoria Hilton Hhonors