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Grand Wailea Maui

Hawaiian Cultural Experiences for Group Events

Show your group a side of Hawaiʻi found nowhere else with Grand Wailea’s unrivaled array of experiences and activities that showcase and celebrate island culture. Under the guidance of our on-resort Cultural Advisor, your group and VIP guests will have the chance to immerse themselves in authentic traditions and enjoy a true connection to our island home. Let our expert team craft a personalized program that resonates with the interests of your group, giving them a tailor-made experience they’ll never forget.

For more information on our cultural experiences and activities, we invite you to contact the Grand Wailea Sales Team.

Traditional Hawaiian Blessing

Take part in a sacred Hawaiian tradition with a blessing ceremony to make your meeting or event a unique and memorable experience. Honoring the positive energy of our ʻāina (land), our Cultural Advisor will bestow the aloha spirit on your guests, bringing them happiness, health, peace, and abundance.

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Private Hula Lesson for Your Group

Give your attendees the unique chance to learn the most iconic of Hawaiian art forms with a private group hula lesson. Your group will learn the rhythms of our island home with each new step, helping them innately understand our history and traditions through the magic of dance.


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Cultural VIP Meet & Greet with Oli (Chant)

Let us show your guests the true meaning of Hawaiian hospitality with a traditional welcoming oli (chant) and the greeting of aloha. This practice is steeped in beauty and tradition, giving your group the chance to delve into our cultural heritage while also gifting them with a true sense of place.

Personalized Cultural Amenity

In addition to the extraordinary Maui memories your guests will take home with them, we offer personalized Hawaiian cultural amenities tailored to fit your group and VIP guests. Together, these tangible and intangible souvenirs enable each of your guests to carry the flavors, style, and traditions of our island home with them, wherever they are.


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E Ala E

Energize and inspire your group during their stay at Grand Wailea with a rousing “e ala e” chant, performed at sunrise on the sands of Wailea Beach. This unique experience not only showcases the quiet early morning beauty of this iconic beach, but also serves as a rejuvenating and inspiring wellness experience to spiritually cleanse the mind, body, and soul.  

Contact Us

To learn more about these experiences and additional great group offerings please contact the Grand Wailea Sales Team