Hawaiian Cultural Program

Hawaiian Cultural Program

Our cultural advisor, Kapono Kaumanu, has led our colleagues to enhance our ability to share Hawai'i's enchanting culture with you. Immerse yourself with the rich history and culture of Maui through various activities and programs surrounded by the beauty of our luxury resort setting.

Hawaiian Canoe Experience 
Learn the basics of paddling, along with the history of the canoe and its importance to Hawaiian culture.  Due to the popularity of this activity, advance reservations required.  Space is limited so we recommend booking in advance of your hotel arrival.  Though the activity is offered at no additional charge, a 24 hour cancelation policy applies with a ‘no show’ fee of $65 per guest.  Offered Monday through Friday from Polo Beach for guests 10 years and older.

E Ala Ē
Join our paddlers for a traditional Hawaiian sunrise chant to welcome the dawn of a new day. Daily, Sunrise, Polo Beach.

Hula and 'Ukulele Lessons
Learn to dance a traditional Hawaiian hula and play the beautiful sounds of the ‘ukulele. Times very - please see Concierge for more information.

Night of Art, Culture and Chocolate
 Learn island myths as told by our Artist in Residence Dale Zarrella through his sculptures created using rare local woods and bronze. After the tour, indulge in his award-winning signature chocolates. Wednesdays at 6pm, meet in the Lobby.

Hawaiian Culture Selfie Scavenger Hunt
Complete this fun, self-guided activity, tag #AlwaysKeaLaniand receive a prize! Please visit Concierge to get started.  

Fish Feeding at the Koi Pond
Feed breakfast to the resort's koi fish. Daily at 9am, meet at the Bottom of the Grand Staircase. 360 View - Koi Pond 

Torch Lighting Ceremony
A nightly tradition dating back centuries, the blowing of the pū (conch shell) signifies the ending of a beautiful day in paradise. This celebration concludes with an oli (chant). Sunset nightly, Lower Lagoon Pool. 

Seedling Planting
Plant native tree seedlings that will be nurtured in our greenhouse. Learn about the native trees and join our efforts to restore Maui's native forests. Visit Concierge for more details.




AMA Bar & Grill
AMA Bar & Grill
Perched at the upper lagoon pool, AMA Bar & Grill offers a taste of Hawai’i’s modern canoe lifestyle, featuring everything from contemporary poke bowls to plate lunch specials in a relaxed, outdoor and social atmosphere.

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