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Upcoming Events at the Kahala Hotel & Resort

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Huaka’i Chef Series: Chung Chow

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Saturday, July 13th
5:30pm – 8:30pm

Executive Chef Jonathan Mizukami is bringing together the greatest chefs from around the world for an exclusive dinner series at The Kahala. This July, Chef/Owner of Norretuh and fellow Thomas Keller Restaurant alumni, Chung Chow, will join us to showcase his talents.

Huaka’i Wine Series: Gaja Wines

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Friday, June 28th, 2024
Reception at Hoku’s | 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Dinner at Hoku’s | 6:00pm

Join us for an evening with Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo celebrating wines from Gaja, one of the most famous and prestigious Italian producers, known for being the first to produce single vineyard wines in Piedmont and revolutionizing winemaking in Italy. Chef Johnathan Mizukami has created a special tasting menu paired with these exquisite wines. Reception will be held in Hoku’s at 5:30PM with wine and pupus. Coursed wine pairing dinner will be at 6:00PM highlighting some of the winery’s most sought after selections.

$295+

Mother’s Day Teihoku

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Sunday, May 12th | 9:00am – 1:30pm

Celebrate Moms with a delicious “Tei-Hoku” style meal at Hokus Restaurant, featuring a selection of assorted sushi, sashimi, seafood, and meat, rounded off with a selection of desserts.

Huaka’i Wine Series: DuMOL Winery

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Wednesday, May 22nd
Reception at Hoku’s | 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Dinner at Hoku’s | 6:00pm

Join us for an evening with DuMOL winery and special guest Michele Martindale. Chef Johnathan Mizukami has created a special tasting menu paired with wines from DuMOL coming from the finest vineyards in Napa and Sonoma. A reception will be held in Hoku’s beginning at 5:30 PM featuring DuMol Wester Reach Chardonnay and passed pupus, followed by a coursed wine pairing dinner at 6:00 PM highlighting some of the winery’s most prestigious selections.

$295+

Easter Brunch Plated “TeiHoku”

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Sunday, March 31st | 9am – 1:30pm

Celebrate Easter at Hokus Restaurant with a “Tei-Hoku” style menu featuring a selection of assorted sushi, sashimi, seafood, and meat, rounded off with a selection of desserts.

$135 adult / $68 child
*Plus tax and gratuity

Huaka’i Chef Series: Sunny Jin

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Saturday, March 9th

Sunny Jin is the general manager of food and beverage at The Resort, with a rich background in some of the world’s premier restaurants, including The French Laundry in Napa Valley, El Bulli in Catalonia, and Tetsuya’s in Australia. Educated at the Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon, where he won the top award, Jin excelled under chefs like Thomas Keller and Tetsuya Wakuda. After global experiences, he returned to the American Northwest, embracing a philosophy of local and sustainable cooking. Jin focuses on local ingredients and building community connections, showcasing his culinary expertise through innovative, regionally inspired dishes.

Valentine’s Day

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Wednesday, February 14th
5:30pm – 8:30pm

Experience the elegance of Hoku’s with our specially curated six-course menu fit for the perfect romantic evening.

No other menu’s will be provided this night and a credit card is required to secure your reservation.

New Years Eve

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Sunday December 31st
New Years Eve 8 Course Set: 7pm – 9pm

Ring in the New Year in style with our special 8-course set menu from 7pm to 9pm, offering a refined dining experience that’s sure to elevate your celebration.

$550

*Tax and gratuity included

Christmas Day Dinner

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Monday December 25

Christmas 5 Course Set Menu: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Elevate your Christmas Day with our exclusive 5-course set menu, a symphony of culinary artistry that promises an extraordinary dining experience, perfectly paired with the spirit of the season.

$290 adult

*Tax and gratuity included

Christmas Eve Brunch Buffet

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Sunday December 24
9am – 12pm

Savor the magic of the season at our luxurious Christmas Eve brunch buffet, an opulent culinary journey featuring an array of exquisite gourmet offerings that promise to make your holiday celebration truly exceptional.
$145 adult
*Plus tax and gratuity. Ala carte options not available.

Live Performance: Ku’uipo Kumukahi

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11:30am to 1:30pm
October 1, 2023

The Hawaiian Music Perpetuation Society presents “The Sweetheart of Hawaiian Music,” Ku’uipo Kumukahi, who will be performing at the Plumeria Beach House in The Kahala Hotel & Resort on September 24, 2023. Ku’uipo Kumukahi is a highly acclaimed entertainer known for her mastery of the slack-key guitar and soothing vocals. Her musical journey has been marked by numerous nominations and awards, including Female Vocalist of the Year and Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year. With her remarkable talent and passion for preserving Hawaiian music, Ku’uipo Kumukahi promises an enchanting evening filled with heartfelt performances and unforgettable memories.

SAVE THE DATE: Huaka’i Chef Series

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Saturday, September 2, 2023

Join us for the next Huaka’i Chef Series dinner, Saturday, September 2, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. as we embark on a new celestial dining experience with chef and owner Rodney Wages of Michelin-starred restaurant, Avery, in San Francisco.

Experience culinary excellence like never before as Executive Chef Jonathan Mizukami teams up with fellow French Laundry alumni, chef Rodney Wages, for a remarkable “four-hands” dinner at Hoku’s. Prepare to be whisked away on an unforgettable epicurean adventure.

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Families are Forever

With plenty of onsite activities, The Kahala Hotel & Resort is the perfect island getaway for you and your keiki (children).

Day 1: Fun In The Sun

  • Soak up the warm Hawaiian sunshine at our outdoor pool and hot tub. Rent a cabana for the day so you can lounge peacefully while the kids make a splash. With pool toys available for purchase, they’ll never run out of things to do! When you get hungry, there’s no need to go far. Enjoy a light meal at our poolside restaurant, Seaside Grill.
  • In the afternoon, get to know the playful Bottlenose Dolphins who live in our natural water lagoon. This experience is fun for the whole family, and you’ll get to feed, play and swim with these amazing creatures. Learn more about our partner, Dolphin Quest.
  • End the day with an oceanside dinner at Plumeria Beach House. Enjoy fresh island-inspired cuisine as you watch the sun dip below the horizon.

Day 2: Explore Waikiki

  • In the morning, let the kids indulge their creativity at our weekly Hawaiian Culture Classes, which include lei making, lauhala weaving and more.* View the calendar.
  • While they learn, why not treat yourself to a relaxing Couples Massage at the Kahala Spa? We are proud to partner with Aloha Sitters to offer child-sitting services so you can give yourself a much-deserved break. View spa services.
  • After a quick lunch at Plumeria Beach House, hop on our complimentary shuttle to the Royal Hawaiian Center in Waikiki. From there, it’s a short walk to the Waikiki Aquarium or Honolulu Zoo where your family can spend the afternoon marveling at the creatures of the deep or meeting friendly beasts from around the world.
  • Head back to your room to freshen up and enjoy cocktails and dinner service at The Veranda. Enjoy live music from local musicians every Thursday - Saturday from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Learn more.
    *Activities are subject to change. Please see our events calendar for more information.

Day 3: Snorkel & Beach Adventure

  • Wake up bright and early to go snorkeling at the legendary Hanauma Bay. Please note that reservations must be made in advance to enter the park.
  • Return home to spend a golden afternoon on the secluded beach in front of our hotel, where the gentle waves are safe for all ages. For your convenience, we offer beach gear including snorkels and fins, bodyboards, kayaks and paddle boards.
  • Create lasting memories with a sunset photo session on the beach. As a guest, you can book a 45-minute photo shoot on our grounds with Pacific Dream Photography. Learn more.
  • Afterward, tuck into a delicious meal at Arancino’s, voted Best Italian Restaurant in Hawaii.

Sunset Sweethearts

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is a top destination for honeymoons and anniversaries. Celebrate your love with a romantic retreat to paradise.

Day 1: Discover Kahala

  • Wake up to the relaxing Hawaiian tradewinds blowing through your suite and stunning views of the mountains or sea.
  • Don’t let this luxury go to waste. Order our Grand Breakfast service delivered to your door for one-of-a-kind breakfast in bed. View menu.
  • In the afternoon, rent a pair of our cruiser bikes to explore the beautiful neighborhood of Kahala and soak in the gorgeous views. Stop by Kahala Mall to browse the stores and recharge with a light meal or beverage, or see a movie.
  • Rest a while and freshen up, then change into your evening attire and make your way to The Veranda, our open-air dining room. Visit Thursday - Saturday to sip delicious Mai Tais while listening to live entertainment by Hawaii’s top local talent.

Day 2: Indulge Your Senses

  • On your second day, rent a car at our on-property car rental desk and head west for a leisurely drive around Diamond Head. If it’s a Saturday, stop by the KCC Farmer’s Market to sample fresh produce and browse handcrafted gifts. Afterward, continue on to the eclectic neighborhood of Kaimuki, known for its vibrant art and food scene.
  • After returning for a short nap, head to the Kahala Spa for our signature Romance Treatment, which includes a customized full-body massage, a deep soak tub with rose petals and a soothing facial.
  • At sunset, head down to Hoku’s for a decadent four-course dinner. With views of the ocean and a selection of wine fines, it’s the perfect place end a night a paradise.

Day 3: Lover’s Retreat

  • On your last morning, indulge in a late start to your day.
  • After brunch at Plumeria Beach House, head to the Honolulu Museum of Art for a guided tour of Shangri La, a historic Islamic-inspired estate perched on Black Point.
  • Return back home to rest, or read a good book by the pool.
  • At golden hour, take a romantic walk on our stunning shoreline, hand-in-hand. Have your cocktails hand-delivered from Seaside Grill as you enjoy happy hour on the beach.
  • For dinner, book a table for two at Arancino’s and savor the elegant flavors of Italy over a bottle of wine.