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Holiday happenings on Hawaii Islands this December

Holiday happenings on Hawaii Islands this December

Ring in the holidays at Ulupalakua Sparkles on December 4 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Maui’s Winery and Ulupalakua Ranch Store invite guests to enjoy entertainment by award-winning Hawaii musicians Nathan Aweau and Jeff Peterson, mouth-watering food, free wine tastings, and more. Plus shop for only-on-Maui gifts for the entire family including wines made from Maui-grown pineapples or grapes.

This December, Santa will be stopping by The Kapalua Villas on Maui to spend the afternoon with guests of all ages. Keiki (kids) can enjoy cookies and milk with Santa when he visits on December 23 for Story Time With Santa.

Join the Maui Ocean Center for A Maui FISH-mas now through December 31. Celebrate the holidays with special presentations, exciting children’s activities, craft vendors, dining specials, and even a visit from Scuba Claus. Daily Ocean Naturalist presentations will highlight the aquarium’s unique marine animals named for their exceptional holiday-themed appearances, including the Angelfish, Christmas Wrasse, Snowflake Eel, Candy Cane Shrimp, and more.

Makena Beach and Golf Resort is getting into the holiday spirit with special Christmas and New Year’s events all month long. The festivities kick off on December 4 with a tree lighting ceremony including holiday refreshments, cider, caroling, a Keiki Hula Show, and an early appearance from Santa. In addition, kids can pose for photo opportunities with Santa on Maluaka Beach on December 24, build sand castles on December 27, make holiday arts and crafts on December 28, watch a balloon animal show on December 29, and “Makena Your Own Holiday Hat” on December 30.



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