Hours of Operation

Open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The Center is located on the ocean side of The Club Shop.

Reservations & Schedules

Weekly schedules are available at the Concierge or Cultural Center. Please call to make reservations (808) 325-8520 (in-house, dial 47) and to reconfirm complimentary programs.

Activities and Programs

All the programs at the Ka‘ūpūlehu Cultural Center are complimentary.  Classes subject to change without notice.

Feather Art

Master the art of feather tying. Create a flower with brightly colored feathers. Limit 4 guests. (Children must be assisted by a parent or guardian) .

Hawaiian Language

Let’s speak Hawaiian! Come and discover the beauty of the Hawaiian language. (8 yrs. to adult)

Hawaiian Quilting

Humu kapa kuiki. Learn to quilt with our kumu. (12 yrs. to adult) Limit 4 guests.

Hula ‘Auana

Sway to the sound of the ‘ukulele. Dance a modern hula with family and friends. All ages.

Ti Leaf Lei

Wili (twine) a lei of ti leaves and learn about the many uses of this plant. (12 yrs to adult) Limit 4 guests.


Hawaiian canoe plants and Hawaiian legends. Whether these plants are native, introduced or indigenous learn how each were used and the purpose each played which help sustain the Hawaiian communities. All ages welcome. Limit 4 guests.

Lauhala Weaving

Ulana lauhala kakou! Weave a bracelet from the leaf of the pandanus tree. (12 yrs. to adult) Limit 4 guests.

Lei ‘Apana

Wili ‘apana.  Learn the wili style of making a traditional hair adornment using the ti leaf. Limit 4 guests.


Learn the art of Hawaiian chant, a poetic phrase that can welcome someone or share a story. Learn how and why this melodic sound was part of Hawaiian protocol. All ages welcome. Limit 4 guests.

Lei of Aloha

String a lei of unending love with flowers. All ages welcome. Limit 4 guests.

Hawaiian History

E komo mai, come in, ask questions, learn about Hawai’i and this ahupua`a of Ka`ūpūlehu.

Star Navigation

Voyaging by the stars. Learn how the Hawaiians navigated across the Pacific using celestial navigation. All ages welcome. Limit 4 guests.

Ti Hula Skirt

Have grace in your hands and hula in your skirt!
Learn the traditional way to make a hula skirt with ti leaves. Limit 4 guests.

‘Ukulele Lessons

Get a taste of Hawaiian music. A beginner class where you can learn some basic ‘ukulele chords and play some songs. (12 yrs. to adult) Limit 4 guests.

Voyage of the Hawaiians

Discover how the ancient Hawaiians made the voyage to their new home in these islands. All ages. Limit 4 guests.

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.