Three-time Grammy winner and four-time Nā Hōkū Hanohano Hawaiian music award winner Kalani Peʻa, will return to Kahilu Theatre in Waimea for his Purple Hawaiian Christmas concert, December 15 at 7 p.m. Pe‘a’s concert will celebrate the release of his new holiday album, "Purple Hawaiian Christmas," and feature special guests Lorna Lim and Wailau Ryder, as well as hula performances. A Hawaiian contemporary and soul vocalist, songwriter and producer, Pe‘a believes music is medicine and Hawaiian music and culture is essential. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://kahilutheatre.org/Showinfo/Kalani-Pe--a---Purple-Hawaiian-Christmas.
Home to two award-winning golf courses and Hawai‘i Island’s only nine-hole course, Mauna Lani Golf is also all about family fun. This holiday season, bring the family to share holiday-inspired treats and memories on Mauna Lani’s fairways and participate in its Rudolph Round-Ups on November 28, December 5, 12 and 19. Designed for families with children over the age of 6, this wikiwiki – meaning “fast” – course takes roughly an hour to complete, leaving plenty of time to embrace the festive spirit after getting in the swing of things. In addition, they will also be hosting a Holiday Classic which takes place on the North Course. All are welcome to golf solo or rally your team for this charity golf tournament, with proceeds benefiting Baby2Baby. With a goal to ignite the spirit of giving this holiday season, Auberge Resorts Collection will be donating 15% of these signature festive experiences to Baby2Baby, to provide children living in poverty with gifts, diapers, clothing and other necessities this holiday season. For more information, visit https://aubergeresorts.com/maunalani/experiences/festive-golf/ or call (808) 267-0516 to book.
Celebrate this holiday season at the beautiful Kona Sea Salt Farm's Oceanfront Grounds in Kona on December 20. Come enjoy the holiday festivities and listen to Henry Kapono's favorite holiday songs & classics alongside his friends Brother Noland and Kala’e Parish. Join them for a unique opportunity to come together and enjoy Hawaiʻi's favorite music in a stunning oceanfront location while supporting Maui's Music Industry Professional's in need through the efforts of the Henry Kapono Foundation. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-concert-with-henry-kapono-featuring-brother-noland-and-tickets-751222816667?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.
On December 23, grab your favorite pair of cowboy boots and gear up for Paniolo Pūlehu, a holiday season-inspired country concert at Mauna Lani featuring Nashville stars and alums of television’s “The Voice” Waylon Nihipali and Ian Flanigan. Attendees are invited to dance the night away and enjoy libations from Kona Brewing Co. and paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) lawn games such as ʻulu maika (a stone disc-rolling game), haka moa (a standing chicken fight), cornhole and roping. They can also shop for western apparel at a Western Aloha pop-up featuring the resort’s custom Mauna Lani design, available only at the concert. Paniolo Pūlehu is open to Mauna Lani guests and the public. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit https://aubergeresorts.com/maunalani/holidays/.
West Hawaii Dance Theatre lights up the holidays with a beautiful presentation of the endearing holiday classic, The Nutcracker Ballet. This festive, family-friendly production includes more than 55 local dancers and professional guest artists from New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre Cleveland Ballet, and more! Both new and original choreography will delight the audience as this iconic and charming fairy tale—based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King—is performed to music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Join us in this fun-filled fantasy that captures the spirit of the season. There will be two performances at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on December 23 at the Kahilu Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit https://whdt.org/nutcracker/.