Can’t Miss Activities And Entertainment Offerings At Disney’s Aulani Resort

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Disney’s Aulani Resort offers a relaxing, magical escape in the tranquil splendor of O’ahu, Hawai’i. Whether youʻre looking for a quick romantic getaway, a tropical vacation, or a sun and fun filled family destination, there is something for everyone at Disney’s Aulani Resort! This includes a range of activities and entertainment filled with authentic aloha and culture, sprinkled with pixie dust. Read on for the can’t miss entertainment offerings at Disney’s Aulani Resort!

Character Experiences

Moana Meet and Greet
Moana Meet and Greet. Photo: Disney Hawai’i Moms

Disney magic is everywhere at Aulani and you can say ALOHA to all of our favorite Disney pals: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Pluto, Chip ‘n Dale, Goofy, Max, Stitch, Angel, Duffy, Shellie May, ‘Olu Mel and of our very own Moana! Character meet and greet experiences are on the Hālāwai Lawn or Kīpuka Lawn, with characters often strolling around the resort near the pool areas; and on rainy days characters may be relocated near the Makahiki Restaurant. If you are vacationing during the month of October, characters are often in their Halloween costumes! If you are vacationing during the Christmas holidays, characters may be in their holiday attire … you may even see Santa Mickey! Check the Aulani App, call Toon Finder, x2447, from your hotel room, or ask a cast member in purple aloha wear for the most current list of characters, times, and locations.

Pau Hana Room – Community Hall

The Pau Hana Room located on the ground floor near the pools and The Daily ‘Iwa (activities calendar and daily schedule available online or on the Aulani App) lists the daily activities available to resort guests of all ages. Some of the most popular activities included in your stay at no additional cost are Menehune Adventure Trail (digital scavenger hunt throughout Aulani that children love!), ‘Ukulele and Hula Lessons, Poolside Stories, Rainbow Reef Fish Feeding, Pin Trading and ‘Ohana Movie Nights on the Lawn. Popular Premium Experiences with an additional cost include Make Your Own Mickey Ears, ‘Ohana Painting Party, Stargazing and snorkeling at Rainbow Reef. Some classes require registration and fill quickly so be sure to visit the Pau Hana Room in the morning.

Pool at Disney's Aulani Resort
Pool at Aulani.

The ‘Ōlelo Room

A must do dining experience at Aulani is at The ‘Ōlelo Room with live Hawaiian entertainment by some of Hawai’i’s most talented and popular musicians, tropical cocktails, and savory island appetizers. This indoor and outdoor dining area was inspired by the Hawaiian language (‘ōlelo Hawai‘i) and is one of the most unique dining experiences, with Hawaiian language inspired decor and menu, and cast members who are fluent in Hawaiian. It is an experience like no other to dine under the Hawaiian moon enjoying beautiful Hawaiian music and island inspired food and drinks.

The ‘Ōlelo Room
The ‘Ōlelo Room. Photo: Disney.

Ka Wa‘a Lū‘au

A trip to Hawai’i would not be complete without a lū‘au dinner and show, and Ka Wa’a, a Lū‘au at Aulani will not disappoint. Guests immerse themselves in cultural activities before dinner such as lei making, pa’i’ai (taro pounding), and ‘ukulele lessons; with a traditional lū‘au dinner (menu options can be modified to accommodate guests’ dietary restrictions); and a spectacular show and enchanting journey of hula and song with a special appearance by Mickey and Minnie. For more information about reservations and pricing, call (844) 284-7644.

KA WA‘A – A Lū‘au at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
KA WA‘A – A Lū‘au at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa. Photo: Disney.

DVC Members Exclusive Experiences

If you are a Disney Vacation Club Member, be sure to enjoy the benefits that are provided exclusively for you and your family and guests:

  • DVC Member Celebration, usually Monday mornings, is available at no additional cost and includes a continental style breakfast (including Mickey scones) and fun games (Disney trivia) and prizes (exclusive DVC merchandise).
  • DVC Member Mixology and Culinary Experiences usually on the weekend late afternoon, is available at an additional cost and includes island inspired food and beverage demonstrations that are unique to Aulani, and includes a member exclusive gift.
DVC Mimosas and Macaroons Aulani
Mimosas and Macaroons. Photo: Disney.

If you are interested in learning more about purchasing a DVC resale and becoming a DVC Member, explore our Resales here!

Aulani’s Daily Activities Schedule

The most current Daily Activities Schedule with the list of entertainment at Aulani can be found:

  • Download the Aulani App to your phone
  • Aulani’s online daily schedule the Daily ‘Iwa
  • Digital bulletin boards found throughout the resort 

Relax, rejuvenate, have fun in the sun, and enjoy an array of activities and entertainment at Aulani. To experience the magic and splendor of Disney Aulani, shop our current Rental listings to book your next Aulani vacation!

Featured Photo: Bobby Asen.

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