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HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

Celebrate the holiday season in a tropical wonderland! Enjoy hula dancing, lei making and live Hawaiian music. Decorate your very own gingerbread hale (hut), island style wreath and pineapple. Watch Santa make his grand entrance to the shores of our beach and delight keiki (children) with gift bags and a jolly ho ho ho!

With activities and entertainment your whole ‘ohana (family) will delight in, this is the perfect destination to experience the magic of the season – Hawaiian style!

Hawai‘i State laws for gathering maximums, mask wearing and physical distancing will be followed at all times. Children 13 years and under must be accompanied by an adult who must also reserve for the activity and assist the child.

Holiday hula performance at Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2021

10:00 AM-10:30 AM | OPENING CEREMONY AT AHU A KŪPUNA

Welcome the holiday season at our Ahu A Kūpuna (alter for our ancestors). Reflect on the holidays and the upcoming new year as we honor and pay respects to all kūpuna (ancestors) past and present. Location: Lobby


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘IKE KAI (TIDE POOL EDUCATION)

Our ocean resources are more precious today and our commitment to care for the ocean starts right on our shorline. Join our Hui Holokai as they highlight the value of our shorlines tidepools. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | ‘ŌLELO HAWAI‘I—HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE BASICS

Learn Hawaiian language basics to be able to pronounce the many Hawaiian places, street names and more. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


5:30 PM-6:30 PM | TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

Watch Fairmont Orchid shine as our tropical paradise transforms into a niu (coconut tree) holiday wonderland. Location: Sunset Terrace

Best Traditional Hawaiian Luau | Hawaii Loa Luau

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021

10:00 AM-11:00 AM | HULA LE‘A WALE—HULA LESSON

Experience the joy and value of Hula in Hawai’i. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘IKE KAI (TIDE POOL EDUCATION)

Our ocean resources are more precious today and our commitment to care for the ocean starts right on our shorline. Join our Hui Holokai as they highlight the value of our shorlines tidepools. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | ‘ŌLELO HAWAI‘I—HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE BASICS

Learn Hawaiian language basics to be able to pronounce the many Hawaiian places, street names and more. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


5:30 PM-8:30 PM | HAWAI’ILOA LUAU

An evening at the Hawaiiloa Luau is full of Hawaiian tradition and hospitality. A hosted bar and a spectacular dinner offer the freshest and finest ingredients found in the islands. Learn More Reservations required.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2021

7:00 AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | NA MEA WAIWAI O MILOKŪKAHI—CULTURAL WALK

Fairmont Orchid is home to the ancient land of Kalāhuipua‘a, now called Mauna Lani (heavenly mountain) and is known as a spiritual, historical land. Learn the cultural significance of this special place. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | MAKE YOUR OWN SCRUB OR BATH SALTS

Take a glimpse into the aromatic world of Hawaiian scents and create your own personalized product. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Spa Without Walls


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | LAU NIU—COCONUT FROND WEAVING

Learn to weave coconut fronds with our Hui Holokai. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack

Garden at Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2021

7:00 AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


10:00 AM-11:00 AM | HULA LE‘A WALE—HULA LESSON

Experience the joy and value of Hula in Hawai’i. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘OHANA CANOE RACES

Race with your ‘ohana (family) out to Pauoa Bay in a Hawaiian canoe. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | PA‘ANI MAKAHIKI—HAWAIIAN GAMES

Learn about and play Hawaiian games with our Hui Holokai. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | ULU PONO—MĀLAMA HAWAI‘I GARDEN EXPERIENCE

Experience Hawaiian cultural protocols and have the opportunity to connect with the land and others and learn about Hawai‘i’s native, canoe and introduced plants. This experience will also include a time of mo’ole-lo (storytelling) and a special tasting from the garden. Sunscreen, hats and water are recommended. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


4:00 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


5:00 PM-5:50 PM | MAT PILATES–ALL LEVELS

Explore this type of exercise inspired by yoga and Pilates. It combines mind and body awareness, strength, stamina, flexibility and balance, and incorporates mat Pilates techniques to improve posture and create a strong, stable foundation for movement. Great for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2021

10:00 AM-11:00 AM | MASSAGE LESSON

Learn an easy and practical way to pamper your loved ones. Bring your partner for this hands on activity. 10 guest maximum. Location: Spa Without Walls


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | MEA HONU—TURTLE TALK

Learn about our treasured Honu—Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | LEI LĀ‘Ī—TI LEAF LEI MAKING

Learn the art of ti leaf lei making, the iconic Hawaiian symbol of aloha. Sunscreen, hats and water are recommended. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | ‘OHE KĀPALA (Bamboo Stamps)

Create your own post cards using Hawaiian designed bamboo stamps and learn the origins of tatau (tattoo). Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Lobby


4 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


6:30 PM-7:30 PM | MO‘OLELO TIME—STORYTELLING

Learn about the legends and lore of Hawai‘i Island. Storytelling on the beach or identified indoor space, as weather permits. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Beach Shack

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2021

7:00 AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


10:00 AM-11:00 AM | HAKU LEI MAKING

Learn the art of lei making in the “haku” style and create your very own lei to wear throughout this holiday season. Activity cost: $50 per person. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘OHANA SHORELINE HOLOHOLO

Hawaiians would never say they are going fishing as it is said that the fish hear this and then know you are coming, they hide in caves or rocks and you will not catch anything to feed your family. Therefore in true Hawaiian custom we use the term Holoholo for this adventure. By land, join our Hui Holokai Ambassador and learn ancient Hawaiian fishing techniques and its importance in daily life. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | PETROGLYPH ETCHING

Create your own petroglyph (lava etchings) with our Hui Holokai Ambassadors. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | ALOHA ‘ĀINA— BOTANICAL BEES & CHEF’S GARDEN TOUR

Learn about our native plants and our Kiawe honey produced onsite. Sunscreen, hats and water are recommended. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | KEIKI COOKING CLASS–HAWAIIAN COOKIE DECORATION

Keiki will decorate and frost Hawaiian shaped cookies such as geckos, pineapples and palm trees! Location: Orchid Court


4:00 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


5:00 PM-5:50 PM | MAT PILATES–ALL LEVELS

Explore this type of exercise inspired by yoga and Pilates. It combines mind and body awareness, strength, stamina, flexibility and balance, and incorporates mat Pilates techniques to improve posture and create a strong, stable foundation for movement. Great for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


5:30 PM-8:30 PM | HAWAI’ILOA LUAU

An evening at the Hawaiiloa Luau is full of Hawaiian tradition and hospitality. A hosted bar and a spectacular dinner offer the freshest and finest ingredients found in the islands. Learn More Reservations required.

Resort Activities Hawaiian Culture | Fairmont Orchid

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2021

8:00 AM-3:00 PM | LĀ MĀKEKE—MARKET DAY

Join us for a complimentary holiday pop-up market featuring a selection of Hawai‘i Island Artisans. Located on the Croquet Lawn.


10:00 AM-11:00 AM | HULA LE‘A WALE—HULA LESSON

Experience the joy and value of Hula in Hawai’i. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


11:00AM-12:00 PM | NA MEA WAIWAI O MILOKŪKAHI—CULTURAL WALK

Fairmont Orchid is home to the ancient land of Kalāhuipua‘a, now called Mauna Lani (heavenly mountain) and is known as a spiritual, historical land. Learn the cultural significance of this special place. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | MAKE YOUR OWN SCRUB OR BATH SALTS

Take a glimpse into the aromatic world of Hawaiian scents and create your own personalized product. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Spa Without Walls


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | LAU NIU—COCONUT FROND WEAVING

Learn to weave coconut fronds with our Hui Holokai.
Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | HOLIDAY PINEAPPLE

Celebrate the festive season with a tropical twist! Decorate a pineapple and turn it into your personal holiday tree. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


4:00 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2021

7:00AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


10:00 AM-10:30 AM | ALOHA FRIDAY AT AHUAKŪPUNA (ALTER)

Join us to honor our kūpuna (ancestors) past and present in a moving ceremony. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘OHANA CANOE RACES

Race with your ‘ohana (family) out to Pauoa Bay in a Hawaiian canoe. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | ‘OHE PŪ (Bamboo Horn)

Learn how to create and decorate your own Hawaiian horn. Be sure to bring it to our nightly torch lighting ceremony. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | ‘OHE KĀPALA (Bamboo Stamps)

Create your own post cards using Hawaiian designed bamboo stamps and learn the origins of tatau (tattoo). Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Lobby


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | KEIKI COOKING CLASS–BUILD YOUR OWN GINGERBREAD HALE

Keiki will create a “Grass Roof Hale” using edible ingredients and candies, with the help of our Pastry Chef. Location: Orchid Court


4:00 PM-5:00 PM | SANTA’S ARRIVAL

As part of our annual tradition, Santa rings in the holiday cheer by canoe as he makes a grand entrance on the shores of our beach and delights keiki (children) with a jolly ho ho ho! Santa swaps his reindeer and sleigh for a crew of paddlers who guide him onto our Pauoa Bay where Mrs. Claus awaits him. Santa and Mrs. Claus pass out gifts to the children and are available for a complimentary photo session on shore. Location: Pauoa Bay


4:00 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


5:00 PM-5:50 PM | MAT PILATES–ALL LEVELS

Explore this type of exercise inspired by yoga and Pilates. It combines mind and body awareness, strength, stamina, flexibility and balance, and incorporates mat Pilates techniques to improve posture and create a strong, stable foundation for movement. Great for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


7:00 PM-8:00 PM | STAR GAZE HAWAI‘I

Experience the night sky through the lens of a local astronomer. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Pool Deck

Christmas Tree at Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2021

11:00 AM-12:00 PM | MEA HONU—TURTLE TALK

Learn about our treasured Honu—Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | ‘ŌLELO HAWAI‘I—HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE BASICS

Learn Hawaiian language basics to be able to pronounce the many Hawaiian places, street names and more. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


5:30 PM-8:30 PM | HOLIDAY LŪʻAU UNDER THE STARS

Enjoy a special holiday luau under the stars full of Hawaiian tradition and hospitality. A hosted bar and a spectacular dinner offer the freshest and finest ingredients found in the islands. Learn More *reservations required

Scrub making activity at Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2021

7:00 AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | MAKE YOUR OWN SCRUB OR BATH SALTS

Take a glimpse into the aromatic world of Hawaiian scents and create your own personalized product. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Spa Without Walls


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | NA MEA WAIWAI O MILOKŪKAHI—CULTURAL WALK

Fairmont Orchid is home to the ancient land of Kalāhuipua‘a, now called Mauna Lani (heavenly mountain) and is known as a spiritual, historical land. Learn the cultural significance of this special place. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | LAU NIU—COCONUT FROND WEAVING

Learn to weave coconut fronds with our Hui Holokai. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack

MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2021

7:00AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


10:00 AM-11:00 AM | HULA LE‘A WALE—HULA LESSON

Experience the joy and value of Hula in Hawai’i. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘OHANA CANOE RACES

Race with your ‘ohana (family) out to Pauoa Bay in a Hawaiian canoe. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | PA‘ANI MAKAHIKI—HAWAIIAN GAMES

Learn about and play Hawaiian games with our Hui Holokai. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | ULU PONO—MĀLAMA HAWAI‘I GARDEN EXPERIENCE

Experience Hawaiian cultural protocols and have the opportunity to connect with the land and others and learn about Hawai‘i’s native, canoe and introduced plants. This experience will also include a time of mo’ole-lo (storytelling) and a special tasting from the garden. Sunscreen, hats and water are recommended. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


4 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


5:00 PM-5:50 PM | MAT PILATES–ALL LEVELS

Explore this type of exercise inspired by yoga and Pilates. It combines mind and body awareness, strength, stamina, flexibility and balance, and incorporates mat Pilates techniques to improve posture and create a strong, stable foundation for movement. Great for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2021

10:00 AM-11:00 AM | MASSAGE LESSON

Learn an easy and practical way to pamper your loved ones. Bring your partner for this hands on activity. 10 guest maximum. Location: Spa Without Walls


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘OHANA SHORELINE HOLOHOLO

Hawaiians would never say they are going fishing as it is said that the fish hear this and then know you are coming, they hide in caves or rocks and you will not catch anything to feed your family. Therefore in true Hawaiian custom we use the term Holoholo for this adventure. By land, join our Hui Holokai Ambassador and learn ancient Hawaiian fishing techniques and its importance in daily life. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | LEI LĀ‘Ī—TI LEAF LEI MAKING

Learn the art of ti leaf lei making, the iconic Hawaiian symbol of aloha. Sunscreen, hats and water are recommended. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | ‘OHE KĀPALA (Bamboo Stamps)

Create your own post cards using Hawaiian designed bamboo stamps and learn the origins of tatau (tattoo). Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Lobby


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | KEIKI COOKING CLASS–MAKE YOUR OWN ICE CREAM “BALL”

Make your own ice cream using an ice cream making ball to roll across the lawn, pick out your own flavors and bring your appetite. Location: Orchid Court


4:00 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


6:30 PM-7:30 PM | MO‘OLELO TIME—STORYTELLING

Learn about the legends and lore of Hawai‘i Island. Storytelling on the beach or identified indoor space, as weather permits. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Beach Shack

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2021

7:00 AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


10:00 AM-11:00 AM | HAKU LEI MAKING

Learn the art of lei making in the “haku” style and create your very own lei to wear throughout this holiday season. Activity cost: $50 per person. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | NA MEA WAIWAI O MILOKŪKAHI—CULTURAL WALK

Fairmont Orchid is home to the ancient land of Kalāhuipua‘a, now called Mauna Lani (heavenly mountain) and is known as a spiritual, historical land. Learn the cultural significance of this special place. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | PETROGLYPH ETCHING

Create your own petroglyph (lava etchings) with our Hui Holokai Ambassadors. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | ALOHA ‘ĀINA— BOTANICAL BEES & CHEF’S GARDEN TOUR

Learn about our native plants and our Kiawe honey produced onsite. Sunscreen, hats and water are recommended. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


4:00 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


5 PM-5:50 PM | MAT PILATES–ALL LEVELS

Explore this type of exercise inspired by yoga and Pilates. It combines mind and body awareness, strength, stamina, flexibility and balance, and incorporates mat Pilates techniques to improve posture and create a strong, stable foundation for movement. Great for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


5:30 PM-8:30 PM | HAWAI’ILOA LUAU

An evening at the Hawaiiloa Luau is full of Hawaiian tradition and hospitality. A hosted bar and a spectacular dinner offer the freshest and finest ingredients found in the islands. Learn More Reservations required.

Resort Activities Hawaiian Culture | Fairmont Orchid

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2021

LĀ MĀKEKE—MARKET DAY

Join us for a complimentary holiday pop-up market featuring a selection of Hawai‘i Island Artisans. Located on the Croquet Lawn.


10:00 AM-11:00 AM | HULA LE‘A WALE—HULA LESSON

Experience the joy and value of Hula in Hawai’i. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘OHANA CANOE RIDES

Complimentary 15 minute canoe rides out to Pauoa Bay with our Hui Holokai. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | MAKE YOUR OWN SCRUB OR BATH SALTS

Take a glimpse into the aromatic world of Hawaiian scents and create your own personalized product. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Spa Without Walls


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | LAU NIU—COCONUT FROND WEAVING

Weave coconut fronds with our Hui Holokai. Sunscreen, hats and water are recommended. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | HAU’OLI MAKAHIKI HOU ORIGAMI POPPERS

Hawai’i and Japan have had a special relationship sharing cultural practices for more than 100 years. Learn to make origami poppers to celebrate the new year. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | KEIKI COOKING CLASS–MAKE YOUR OWN SUSHI

Learn how to make your own sushi roll with our talented chefs. Location: Orchid Court


4:00 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2021

7:00 AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


10:00 AM-10:30 AM | ALOHA FRIDAY AT AHUAKŪPUNA (ALTER)

Join us to honor our kūpuna (ancestors) past and present in a moving ceremony. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Lobby


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | MEA HONU—TURTLE TALK

Learn about our treasured Honu—Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | ‘OHE PŪ (Bamboo Horn)

Learn how to create and decorate your own Hawaiian horn. Be sure to bring it to our nightly torch lighting ceremony. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


2:00 PM-3:00 PM | ‘OHE KĀPALA (Bamboo Stamps)

Create your own post cards using Hawaiian designed bamboo stamps and learn the origins of tatau (tattoo). Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Lobby


4:00 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


5:00 PM-5:50 PM | MAT PILATES–ALL LEVELS

Explore this type of exercise inspired by yoga and Pilates. It combines mind and body awareness, strength, stamina, flexibility and balance, and incorporates mat Pilates techniques to improve posture and create a strong, stable foundation for movement. Great for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


6:00 PM-10:00 PM | NEW YEAR’S EVE LŪʻAU UNDER THE STARS

Dance the night away and then dance some more at our New Year’s Eve Lū‘au. This celebration features an internationally renowned cast of performers sharing stories of Hawai‘i through live music and dance following a traditional Hawaiian feast. Learn More *reservations required


7:00 PM-8:00 PM | STAR GAZE HAWAI‘I

Experience the night sky through the lens of a local astronomer. Reservations required. Dial x7320 or visit the concierge. Location: Pool Deck

SATURDAY, JANUARY 1, 2022

11:00AM-12:00 PM | NA MEA WAIWAI O MILOKŪKAHI—CULTURAL WALK

Fairmont Orchid is home to the ancient land of Kalāhuipua‘a, now called Mauna Lani (heavenly mountain) and is known as a spiritual, historical land. Learn the cultural significance of this special place. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | ‘ŌLELO HAWAI‘I—HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE BASICS

Learn Hawaiian language basics to be able to pronounce the many Hawaiian places, street names and more. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack

SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2021

7:00 AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘OHANA CANOE RACES

Race with your ‘ohana (family) out to Pauoa Bay in a Hawaiian canoe. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | LAU NIU—COCONUT FROND WEAVING

Weave coconut fronds with our Hui Holokai. Sunscreen, hats and water are recommended. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack

MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2021

7:00 AM-7:50 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


8:30 AM-8:20 AM | SEASIDE YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Explore yoga alignment, breathing, and heightened self-awareness through a full range of poses. Great for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Beach Shack


11:00 AM-12:00 PM | ‘IKE KAI (TIDE POOL EDUCATION)

Our ocean resources are more precious today and our commitment to care for the ocean starts right on our shorline. Join our Hui Holokai as they highlight the value of our shorlines tidepools. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


1:00 PM-2:00 PM | PA‘ANI MAKAHIKI—HAWAIIAN GAMES

Learn about and play Hawaiian games with our Hui Holokai. Reservations required. Dial x7524 or visit the beach shack. Location: Beach Shack


4:00 PM-4:50 PM | SUNSET YOGA–ALL LEVELS

Reset your body, calm your mind and prepare for a harmonious evening. This class is designed for all levels and will focus on taking your own pace in guided breathing, stretching and body awareness. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden


5:00 PM-5:50 PM | MAT PILATES–ALL LEVELS

Explore this type of exercise inspired by yoga and Pilates. It combines mind and body awareness, strength, stamina, flexibility and balance, and incorporates mat Pilates techniques to improve posture and create a strong, stable foundation for movement. Great for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Group Class. 10 guest maximum. No reservations required. Location: Plumeria Tree Garden

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