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.
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) 2nd class at 2:30.
Friday 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Let’s speak Hawaiian! Come and discover the beauty of the Hawaiian language. (8 yrs. to adult)
Tuesday & Saturday 11:00am – 12:00pm
Humu kapa kuiki. Learn to quilt with our kumu. (12 yrs. to adult) Limit 4 guests.
Sunday 11:00am – 12:00pm
Sway to the sound of the ‘ukulele. Dance a modern hula with family and friends. All ages.
Friday 11:00am – 12:00pm
Keiki Lei Making
Encircle yourself with aloha. String flowers into a beautiful lei. (Children must be assisted by a parent or guardian) Limit 10 guests.
Thursday 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Hawaiian canoe plants. Come and learn about the plants. All ages.
Sunday 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Ulana lauhala kakou! Weave a bracelet from the leaf of the pandanus tree. (12 yrs. to adult) Limit 4 guests.
Monday 10:00am – 12:00pm
Haku ‘apana. Learn the haku style of making a traditional hair adornment using the ti leaf. Limit 4 guests.
Monday 2:00pm – 3:00pm
‘Ohe Kapala Bookmark Making
Ho’ailona pa’i. Decorate a bookmark with the traditional bamboo stamping method. (Children must be assisted by a parent or guardian) Limit 4 guests per class, 2nd class at 11:00.
Wednesday 10:30am – 11:00am
Learn the art of Hawaiian chant.
Sunday 11:00am – 12:00pm
E komo mai, come in, ask questions, learn about Hawai’i and this ahupua`a of Ka`ūpūlehu.
Join our kumu and make a bracelet or anklet to take home with you. All ages.
Monday-Friday 8:30am – 9:00am
Voyaging by the stars. Learn how the Hawaiians navigated across the Pacific using celestial navigation. Meet us at Kukuluokalani (the star compass) located at the top of Beach Tree Lawn. All ages welcome.
Saturday 10:00am – 10:30am
Ti Leaf Hula Skirt
Join our kumu and make your own hula skirt out of ti leaves. Limit 4 guests.
Thursday 10:30am – 12:00pm
Ti Leaf Lei Class
The sacred lei of Hawai’i. Wili a lei of ti leaves and learn about the many uses of this plant. Limit 7 guests.
Wednesday 2:00pm – 3:00pm
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 6 guests.
Tuesday & Saturday 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Voyage of the Hawaiians
Discover how the ancient Hawaiians made the voyage to their new home in these islands. All ages.
Saturday 8:30am – 9:30am
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.