Calendar of Events

Please join us at Royal Hawaiian Center! Enjoy ongoing events and entertainment or center-wide celebrations. Nou Ka Hale— Our House is Your House.

Call our Helumoa Hale Guest Services & Heritage Room at (808) 922-2299 for event details.

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Signature Events

Fabulous Upcoming Events

Join us for exciting events happening at the Center.

Date
Holiday Events
Location
Royal Hawaiian Center
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Baby Halloween Costume Photo Contest

Dress up your baby (0-12 month old) for Halloween and enter our Baby Halloween Costume Photo Contest by posting on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #RHC1stHalloween.

Date
September 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014
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A Halloween Affair for Mommy and Me

Come down and join Calypso St. Barth with your keiki and Mommy friends for a fun filled afternoon of story time, coloring stations and sweet treats.

Date
October 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Time
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location
Calypso St. Barth
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Keiki Halloween Costume Contest

Keiki from infancy to 10 years old and families are invited to compete in the annual Royal Hawaiian Center Keiki Halloween Costume Contest. There will be five different categories and prizes to win. Stevo the Clown will be the MC for the afternoon and will also be making balloon animals before ...

Date
October 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Time
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Location
Royal Grove
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Holiday Kick Off!

Royal Hawaiian Center Lights Up The Holiday Season With Santa Marty and Hawaiian Entertainment.

Date
November 26, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Time
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location
Royal Grove
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October 22, 2014 Events:

Events & Entertainment

Kawika Trask & Friends

Standard in Hawaiian trio music is the bass, guitar and ukulele, great voices, flower lei, and ti leaf skirt clad dancers. Kawika shares stories and songs that are Waikiki favorites.

Time
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location
The Royal Grove
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Complimentary Cultural Programming

Ukulele Class

Time
10:00–11:00am
Location
Helumoa Hale Guest Services & Heritage Room
Learn basic chords and songs as you strum Hawai'i's best-known string instrument, introduced to the islands in the 1870s from Portugal. 25 instruments and music books are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own, or purchase one at Bob's 'Ukulele at Royal Hawaiian Center. Instructors Wainani Yim and Puake'ala Mann are seasoned performers who share favorite songs and simple chords. 1 hour, five times weekly.

Polynesian Cultural Center Performance

Time
11:00–11:45am
Location
The Royal Grove
Songs and dances from throughout Polynesia represent Hawai‘i, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Sämoa, Tahiti and more. A cast of dancers and musicians represent one Hawai'i's favorite attractions located in Lä‘ie on O'ahu's Windward Coast. 1 hour, three times weekly.

Lomilomi Hawaiian Massage

Time
11:00am–12:00pm
Location
Building C, Level 3
Hawaiian massage – lomilomi – is a centuries old healing practice. Pi‘ilani Wright, a certified practitioner, demonstrates lomilomi basics with class participants paired up to learn and apply simple techniques. Partners then switch giving each student the opportunity to experience both giving and receiving lomilomi. 1 hour, twice weekly.

Tom Cummings, Mea Ha’i Mo’olelo (master storyteller)

Time
12:00am–1:00pm
Location
Helumoa Hale Guest Services & Heritage Room Guest Services & Heritage Room

Mo'olelo Mondays — "Storytelling With Stuff."

Mo'olelo are stories, and Uncle Tom Cummings shares them with great enthusiasm using props and visuals collected through the years that he playfully describes as "stuff."

Enjoy mo'olelo about Hawai'i's people, history, legends, environment, plants, animals and more.


Lei-Making Class

Time
1:00–2:00pm
Location
Building A, Level 1
Making, giving and wearing flower lei is synonymous with Hawaiian hospitality. Naomi Wahinekaupua Braine, owner of Aunty Bella’s Lei Stand, shares the kui method of stringing flowers using special lei needles, usally 10in length. Seasonal flowers, string and lei needles are provided. Classes accommodate up to 25 participants. 1 hour lesson.

Hawaiian Entertainment

Time
6:00–7:00pm
Location
The Royal Grove
Hawaiian music and hula 'auana (hula’s modern form) fill The Royal Grove Monday through Friday at twilight. Hour-long performances feature top island entertainers with a focus on Hawaiian language musical favorites – shared with kama 'äina (locals) and malihini (visitors) with aloha.