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 Lei Ohu Guest Services at (808) 922-2299 for event details.
April 2014 >>
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Mother's Day Instagram Giveaway
Royal Hawaiian Center is launching an Instagram photo contest in celebration of Mother's Day 2014. Starting now through Thursday, May 8, snap an Instagram photo of you and your mom (or you and your keiki) at your favorite Royal Hawaiian Center spot and tag us @RoyalHwnCtr and #RHCMothersDay to enter ...
- April 14, 2014-May 08, 2014
- Royal Hawaiian Center
Royal Spin Giveaway
Royal Spin Giveaway (April 22 to May 15) Shop here at Royal Hawaiian Center to enter our Royal Spin Giveaway. Spend $250 at any of our merchants or restaurants and receive one limited edition tote bag and one Royal Spin on our prize wheel!
- April 22, 2014-May 15, 2014
- Helumoa Hale Guest Services Desk
April 25, 2014 Events:
Events & Entertainment
Merrie Monarch Hula
The Merrie Monarch Festival is a nonprofit organization that honors the legacy left by King David Kalakaua, who inspired the perpetuation of our traditions, native language and the arts. Watch the Merrie Monarch competition in the Pa'ina Lanai Food Court at 6:00 PM on April 24-26.
- 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
- Pa'ina Lanai Food Court
Ku'uipo Kumukahi & The Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Serenaders
The Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Serenaders delivers the Hawaiian culture through the sounds of music and hula.
- 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Complimentary Cultural Programming
- Paʻina Lanai Food Court, Level 2, Building B
- 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, four times weekly.
Lei Making Class
- Level 1, Building A
- 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.
- The Royal Grove
- Hawaiian music and hula 'auana (hula’s modern form) fill The Royal Grove Tuesday 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.