Programs, Tours & Events

We invite you to join us in fun-filled activities that will bring you closer and connect you more intimately with our natural environment here at Four Seasons Hualālai Resort.

Eco-Tour with a Hualālai Naturalist

Eco-Tour with a Hualālai Naturalist

Take a guided traveling tour of the resort’s natural wonders and learn about our native Hawaiian ecosystems, unique wildlife, and natural/cultural history. All ages. (Maximum 5 participants). Meet at King’s Pond. Wear comfortable foot wear. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Eco-Tour with a Hualālai Naturalist Schedule

Monday at 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

Behind The Scenes Tour

Behind The Scenes Tour

Take a closer look into how we operate our saltwater systems, maintain the health of our fish and learn more about ecology and habitats at Hualālai Resort on a guided tour with a marine biologist. All ages welcomed (maximum 4 participants.) Meet at King’s Pond.

Behind The Scenes Tour Schedule

Friday 8:30 a.m., to 9:30 a.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

Catch and Release Hualālai Fishing

Catch and Release Hualālai Fishing

Try your luck battling and landing elusive hard fighting Hawaiian game fish (Awa and ‘Ama‘ama). These challenging light tackle sports fish grow up to 6 feet long and are found in various places around the world. Reserve your spot with us and you can take your chance at fighting one of these fish. Ages 12 and up. (Children age 12 must be accompanied by an adult and must wear shoes. Sunglasses recommended.) Maximum 3 fishing poles. Meet at the hotel lobby.

Catch and Release Hualālai Fishing Schedule

Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

Eagle Ray Feeding

Eagle Ray Feeding

Don’t shy away from this amazing experience! Kai Nalu is King’s Pond Resident spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari). He has displayed his own personalities through behavioral patterns and eating habits. He has become a great friend to our returned guests and loves to meet new people. Some of his favorite foods include shrimp and mussels. All ages welcomed. Maximum of 15 persons. Please sign up in person beginning at 10:00 a.m. at King’s Pond. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Eagle Ray Feeding Schedule

Monday through Friday at 1:00 p.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department.

 

Fish Circus Training

Fish Circus Training

Have fun assisting us in training our King’s Pond fish to perform circus tricks. To be healthy and happy our fish need to use their brains! We’ll give you the skills to train them and any other pets you may have, even your little brother! Ages 6 and up. Maximum 4 participants. Meet at King’s Pond.

Fish Circus Training Schedule

Wednesday & Thursday at 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department.

Fish Feeding

Fish Feeding

The King’s Pond has over 4,000 fish and more than 90 different species. Now you can help us feed them and see how many you can identify! This is an amazing way to see the variety of reef fish featured in Hawaiian waters. All ages welcomed. Meet at King’s Pond. Wear comfortable footwear. Sunglasses and hat recommended.

Fish Feeding Schedule

Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 a.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department.

Junior Marine Biologist

Junior Marine Biologist

Dreaming of becoming a marine biologist? Make those dreams come true by spending part of your day with a Hualālai Resort marine life scientist. Participants will learn how to collect and record data about Hawai‘i’s unique underwater world. Great for kids that love science and investigating ocean life. (Reef shoes and water clothes recommended.) Ages 12 and up. Maximum 4 persons. Meet at King’s Pond.

Junior Marine Biologist Schedule

Thursday at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

King's Pond Private Snorkel Tour

King's Pond Private Snorkel Tour

Join a resort marine biologist at King’s Pond for an enjoyable private snorkel lesson, followed by a fascinating guided tour of this spectacular natural “aquarium.” Participants must be able to swim. Water clothes required. Ages 6 and up (Maximum 4 persons).

King’s Pond Private Snorkel Tour Schedules

Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043) for scheduling.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

Ocean Art Days

Ocean Art Days

Let the ocean inspire you to create some unique artwork while learning a few new things about the ocean environment. Youth will enjoy creating a piece of art as you learn about ocean creatures or the ocean environment. Ages 5-7. Under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum 5 participants. Meet at King’s Pond.

Ocean Art Days Schedule

Monday at 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

Ocean Life Exploration

Ocean Life Exploration

Youth will enjoy getting up close and personal with Hualālai Resort’s fascinating marine life and unusual habitats. Participants will explore our ocean world with professional Marine biologists and get creative with unique projects that can be taken home. A truly fun and educational experience. Ages 7-12 (maximum 6 participants). Meet at King’s Pond.

Ocean Life Exploration Schedule

Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

Private Eagle Ray Encounter

Private Eagle Ray Encounter

A family or group of five can have their own private encounter with our friendly ray. Be ready to get wet while hand feeding our spotted eagle ray. All ages welcomed (maximum 5 participants).

Private Eagle Ray Encounter Schedule

Call for bookings.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department.

Private One Hour Tour with Marine Biologist

Private One Hour Tour with Marine Biologist

Private One Hour Tour with Marine Biologist (Exclusive for Suite Amenity Package) An hour of time spent with a Marine Biologist while participating in the designated activities. All ages (Maximum 5 participants). Please wear appropriate attire when participating in our activities such as swimwear because you are likely to get wet! Some of our activities require the ability to swim and/or use mask and snorkel. Please check with the Oceanfront Concierge on minimum ability requirements.

Options for Suite Amenities Package Tour. Scheduled as needed. Varies on activity. Space limited. All ages.

-Behind the Scenes Tour & Eagle Ray Feeding

-Fish Circus & Eagle Ray Feeding

-King’s Pond Private Snorkel Tour & Fish Feeding

-Tide Pool Exploration & Fish Feeding

Private One Hour Tour with Marine Biologist Schedule

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

Tide Pool Exploration

Tide Pool Exploration

A staff marine life scientist will teach you the techniques of tide pooling and show you what marine creatures to look for. Tide pools are home to a variety of species: shelled creatures like opihi and cowry cling tightly to the rocks, brittle sea stars and hermit crabs scuttle away to hide, juvenile fish are safe from larger fish, and sea cucumbers and octopi are masters at camouflage. Reef shoes are required. All ages (8 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult, maximum 12 participants.) Meet at King’s Pond.

Tide Pool Exploration Schedule

Call for schedule.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department.

Touch Tank Talk

Touch Tank Talk

Meet some of our fascinating reef life up close and personal. All ages welcomed (children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult). Meet at King’s Pond.

Touch Tank Talk Schedule

Daily 10:00 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department.

Turtles and Tales

Turtles and Tales

Join a resort marine scientist on the beach to visit our resident “honu” green sea turtles. Learn about the life, strength and challenges of these amazing Hawaiian creatures. It’s a “honu” experience! All ages welcomed. (Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.). Maximum 6 participants.

Turtles and Tales Schedule

Tuesday and Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

Private Rent a Marine Biologist

Private Rent a Marine Biologist

Does your family have a passion for marine science? Take a resort marine biologist with you for any ocean activity at an hourly rate. Learn about Hawaii’s marine life and ecosystem’s while we accompany your family on a canoe ride, paddle board or private charter. Our marine biologist staff are highly educated and trained to bring you and your family a memorable ocean experience.

Private Rent a Marine Biologist Schedule

Call for bookings and available times/dates.

Reservations are required one day prior to the activity. Call or visit Oceanfront Concierge at (808) 325-8043 (in-house, dial 8043). If you must reschedule or cancel an appointment, please let us know no later than 24 hours prior to the activity to avoid being charged in full. Cancellation of an activity is possible when ocean conditions are deemed unsafe by the Marine Life Department. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be given.

Next 20 Years

Hualālai Resort reached a new milestone on September 2016: 20 years of excellence as one of the world’s most acclaimed luxury residential resorts. We look forward to another 20 years of excellence by providing impeccable service with the spirit of aloha.