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Grand Wailea Maui

'Tis the Season of Aloha

The Season of Aloha is in full swing at Grand Wailea this December with special pop-up events, seasonal prix fixe menus at 'Ikena, and holiday treatments at Mōhalu by Spa Grande to help you ring in 2023 in style.

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December 26

Poolside Cheer

Sit poolside and enjoy these events happening at our Activity Pool.

DJ at the Pool
Dec. 26  |  Activity Pool  |  11am - 3pm

Movie Night at the Pool: Elf
Dec. 26  |  Activity Pool  |  6pm

December 18 - December 31

Keiki Activities

Keiki (children) will enjoy a variety of fun and games made just for them during the festive season, including:

Shaved Ice Truck
Dec. 18 - Jan. 2  |  Chapel Lawn  |  11am - 2pm  |  *Excluding Dec. 25 & Jan. 1

Water Volleyball Tournament
Dec. 22  |  Activity Pool  |  12pm

Cider & Eggnog
Dec. 23 |  Lobby  |  6pm- 2pm

Holiday Crafts
Dec. 24  |  Chapel Gardens  |  12pm

Cookie Decorating
Dec. 25  |  Chapel Gardens  |  12pm

Movie Night at the Pool: Elf
Dec. 26  |   Activity Pool  |  6pm

Sweet Treats
Dec. 27  |  Chapel Gardens  |  12pm

Dec. 28 |  Chapel  |  6:30pm

Dec. 29 |  Chapel Gardens  |  12pm

Hot Cocoa & Cider
Dec. 30 |  Lobby  |  6pm

Temporary Tattoos
Dec. 31  |  Chapel Gardens  |  12pm

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December 27 - December 31

Napua Exclusive Events

Guests of Napua will enjoy exclusive events in the 6th Floor Napua Lounge during the holiday season, including:

  • Napua Trunk Shows featuring Camilla, COOMI, Nick Fouquet, Jude Francis, and more.
  • Chair Massages by Mōhalu by Spa Grande
  • Mini Astrology Readings with Resident Astrologer, Juliet Butters Doty
  • Replenish Life IV's by the biostation
  • Champagne & Bellini stations
  • A Bespoke Gin & Tonic Bar
  • Nightly Chef Demonstrations

For a full calendar of Napua events, please visit the Napua Concierge Desk.

December 18 - December 26

Hanukkah Candle Lighting

Dec. 18 - Dec. 22  |  Hibiscus Pre-Function  |  6:15pm

In celebration of Hanukkah, join us nightly for the lighting of the menorah in the lobby, along with dreidel, gelt, and light bites.

Dec. 23  |  Hibiscus Pre-Function  |  5:15pm


Dec. 24  |  Hibiscus Pre-Function  |  6:30pm

Dec. 25  |  Hibiscus Pre-Function  |  6:15pm

small white chapel sits on the well manicured grounds of Grand Wailea resort with a purple evening sky
December 25

Christmas Day Mass

Chapel  |  8am & 10am

Pastor Kahu Wong will deliver mass on Christmas at the Chapel at Grand Wailea.

maui fireworks
December 31

New Year's Eve Movie & Countdown

'Ikena  |  10pm

Celebrate New Yearʻs Eve with an evening movie at 'Ikena, featuring Encanto, followed by a midnight countdown and fireworks displayed from Wailea Beach.

January 1

E Ala E

Chapel Lawn  |  6am

Ring in 2023 with an invigorating E Ala E (which translates to “awaken” or “arise”) session on January 1. This rejuvenating and inspiring wellness experience will take place on Wailea Beach on the first morning of the New Year, with participants wading into the ocean to release the negativity and stress of the past before emerging from the water with a rousing Hawaiian oli (chant).

New Yearʻs Day Brunch will be offered at 'Ikena to follow, featuring a bloody mary bar and an array of locally sourced cuisines.

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Start your 2023 on the right foot with our full slate of unique wellness experiences, including your choice of treatments from the special holiday spa menu at Mōhalu by Spa Grande, sound healing workshops held in Grand Waileaʻs seaside chapel and personalized astrological readings from our in-house astrologer.

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Cultural Activities

Add a dose of authentic Hawaiʻi to your holiday stay with Grand Waileaʻs Cultural Ambassadors for a range of complimentary daily cultural activities.