HONOLULU, OAHU, HAWAII — One of the holiday season’s most recognized figures, Santa Claus, is scheduled to make a return visit to the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach and Outrigger Reef on the Beach hotels this December with two popular Christmas in Hawaii events that are open to the public.
Santa Claus will spread holiday cheer on the beach at Waikiki when he arrives by outrigger canoe at the Outrigger Waikiki on December 9; and on December 18 and 19, kids can enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus at the Outrigger Reef’s Kani Ka Pila Grille.
Hawaiian Santa Arrives by Outrigger Canoe
December 8 – Saturday, 9 am
Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach
Welcome Santa Claus as he arrives via outrigger canoe on the beach in front of the Outrigger Waikiki hotel. Hundreds are expected on Waikiki Beach as Santa sheds his sleigh for this island mode of transportation powered by Waikiki beach boys. Keiki (children) from Halau `O Pua Kahale will be on hand to greet Santa Claus with a gift of hula. The arrival will be followed by complimentary photo-taking with Santa in the hotel lobby. Free and open to the public.
Breakfast with Santa Claus
December 18 and 19 – 8 am to 10 am
Outrigger Reef on the Beach
What child doesn’t dream of having just a few precious moments with Santa Claus to whisper in his ear their special holiday wish? Kids can do just that and more at this year’s Breakfast with Santa set for two mornings this December at the Outrigger Reef on the Beach. A buffet breakfast, picture taking, balloon art, and face painting are all part of the morning’s activities on December 18 and 19; but the highlight certainly will be the time children spend with Santa. $25.00 per person, inclusive of tax, tip and FREE photo with Santa; $12.50 children 5 – 11 years; children 4 years and younger eat free. Reservations required: 808-924-4993.
Christmas in Hawaii is always a busy time of year with visitors choosing to escape the cold for the warmth and sunshine of Hawaii, so early reservations are a must. Hotel reservations can be made by contacting your preferred travel agent or call toll free 1-800-OUTRIGGER (1-800-688-7444) within the United States, Guam and Canada. Elsewhere call direct to 303-369-7777 (long distance charges apply). Or, visit www.outrigger.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.