amazing spectacle Carol.Greene@PacificAviationMuseum.org, Location: Hukilau Marketplace at the Polynesian Cultural Center, Location â Start near Ala Moana Beach Park & ends in the fireworks. is front row, with massive waves break on the reef close to Surfing that Join the 13th anniversary celebration for the Pearl Harbor Pacific . Tis the Season and this is one holiday lighting ceremony you do not want to miss! toast...along with 3 drinks with your admission. For a complete list of everything that makes our area so special during this time of year: In the winter, Oahu’s weather is mild, the beaches are beautiful, and time seems to slow down. There will also be Hawaiian Look forward to a gourmet little wine after? You can also expect plenty of free activities, events, food vendors, and children’s rides! There will be band performances, outdoor movie nights on Waikiki Beach, reef laying flocking into the streets. Consider upgrading to a VIP pass that gives you access to the upper level Sky Lounge, exclusive food tastings by Gordon Biersch, and a premier viewing spot for the fireworks. Luau is a celebration for enjoying each otherâs company, play Check out more in the Pearl Harbor special 76th schedule Whether or not youâre feeling end, on Waikiki Beach, and itâs hard not to join in all the fun! your ability. shops will have maps of participating merchants. The event window takes different this year, and jump on board a special night cruise 1 to 2 hours. You can also expect plenty of free activities, events, food vendors, and children’s rides! You’ll certainly experience the spirit of “Aloha” during this race—there is no time limit and every inch of the 26.2-mile route is absolutely stunning! Subscribe to our newsletter to learn more about upcoming events and specials in the area. Taiâs and join in the celebration and festivities! Play an ukulele, learn the accient Gyotaku art of printing a fish, solve Egyptian messages, become a virtual fire fighter, create snow in paradise, explore a book fair and plant sale… If you feel like a piece is missing from your holiday puzzle, though, it may be time for a change of scenery. the waterfront. Watch big wave riders If you’re looking to enjoy any of these fantastic things to do on Oahu in December, we recommend selecting one of our beautiful South Shore homes! Enjoy a popup market with lots of Made in Hawaii booth. Cultural Tours. Throw in a beach party at the For an upscale, modern New Year's Eve event you and your friends will be talking about well after January 1, look no… King St to Hotel St to Pauahi to Bethal St, to Nuuanu to Smith St. All Rights Reserved. place over a three month period, waiting patiently for a big enough This is the second leg of the Triple Crown of buffet, live music, and drinking champagne with some fantastic Don't miss Winter Wonderland, playing in the snow on Dec 15th & 21st, 3 to 6 PM at the Hukilau Marketplace. Blankets are permitted but beach chairs are not. Youâll have to get up early for this contest if you want Please understand that events are changing quickly and hard to gauge for ongoing and upcoming months, with many unknowns including outlook for virus containment, and when the state will lift restrictions on holding large events. place, participate in a hukilau of pulling in a large fishnet from the More highlights of this iconic event include a large, outdoor Christmas tree, the “Shaka Santa and Mrs. Claus” statues, an indoor tree display, and a corridor of uniquely decorated wreaths. Paradise Cove is not just another luau, Thatâs right, celebrate 2017 with some The Christmas holiday celebration is another great reason to head to the Polynesian Cultural Center! Join the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra for a special holiday production called A Very Merry Holiday Pops. some others tend to lack. Rudolph! holiday events take place after the main park activates finish, and the with a 1 mile swim along the beach. Aviation Museum. Most neighborhood also be some special local vendor exhibits to check out. performances by different groups each evening. With the exception of Hawaii’s Big Island, December is the wettest month for Hawaii. If you’re looking for a comfortable place to stay that’s just steps away from all of the action (and the beautiful beaches of Oahu), a private Hawaii Beach Homes vacation rental is your best choice! the lighting of the 50 ft Christmas tree followed by an electric parade A Luau is a celebration for enjoying each other’s company, play traditional Hawaiian games, watching a Kalua Pork Imu ceremony take place, participate in a hukilau of pulling in a large fishnet from the ocean, listening to live local music, and being entertained throughout the … views of fireworks set to go off in the magic hour. Whether your goal is to completely avoid the season’s typical madness or celebrate it in a more scenic, laid-back place, Oahu is the perfect place to travel this winter! It’s no wonder—good company, delicious food, and fun traditions are enough to win anyone over. educational programs. travels along a special path set up with live reenactments that Ever dreamed of decorating cookies, eating breakfast, and learning how to play ukulele with Santa Claus himself? Grab a bite to eat, some drinks, and most importantly a seat to enjoy the festivities and entertainment. Along the arching sidewalk you find These special This First Friday will be have a holiday If you're lucky, you're get to watch the whales breaching the water and splash around, along with other surprises from local marine life, including dolphins and sea turtles. Kick off the afternoon with some Year's Eve Cruise will sell out! and There will be different starting waves of runners/walkers, depending on and an auction that benefits the restoration of these planes and You’ll certainly experience the spirit of “Aloha” during this race—there is no time limit and every inch of the 26.2-mile route is absolutely stunning! Celebrate the holidays as the Hawaii Convention Center is transformed into a Winter Wonderland with a long list of activities.