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Canoe-surfing Santa Claus is coming… to Outrigger Resorts


Outrigger Santa on Wave

Taking a break from the frosty North Pole, good ol’ St. Nick welcomes the public to join him at Outrigger’s two beachfront resorts in Waikiki

WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, HAWAII – Santa is heading south and ditching his usual sleigh for a more traditional mode of island transportation for his annual visit to Waikiki Beach. As part of the Waikiki tradition, Outrigger invites guests to take part in the festivities at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort this holiday season with a can’t-miss arrival by Santa in canoe, followed by hula dancing, a delicious breakfast and a meet-and-greet with Mr. Claus himself!

To celebrate the one-of-a-kind occasion, guests and elves alike can head to the shores of Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort on Saturday, Dec. 9, to cheer-on Saint Nick as he paddles to shore. Santa and his helpers will ride the waves right onto Waikiki Beach to be warmly greeted by a keiki hula group. Following, children and families are encouraged to meet Santa and pose for pictures with the “Hawaiian Kana Kaloka” in the resort’s lobby for a merry and memorable morning.

“Outrigger is tickled to once again welcome Santa to the shores of Waikiki,” said Kelly Hoen, area general manager of Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort and Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort. “We look forward to sharing Outrigger’s Hawaiian-style holiday spirit with our guests and kama`aina who come to enjoy this special visit.”

The festivities continue at The Reef Bar & Market Grill – the new beachfront restaurant at Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort – on Saturday, Dec. 16, as guests are invited to dine with Santa for a breakfast worthy of those who have been “Nice!” The restaurant is inspired after the island’s meat and fish markets which provide the locally sourced ingredients that are served daily to guests. Families will also have another opportunity to take pictures with Santa Claus, as well as other fun activities including balloon twisting and face painting, to create fun Hawaiian Christmas memories. Cost is $36 for adults and $15 for children ages 5-11.

What & When: Outrigger Resorts welcomes Santa Claus to town to kick-off the Holiday Season!

Santa’s Arrival by Canoe – Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 – 9 a.m.
Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort: 2335 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI

Breakfast with Santa – Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 – 8 – 10 a.m.
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, The Reef Bar & Market Grill: 2169 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, HI
$36 for adults, $15 for children 5-11 years old – reservations required – call 808-924-7333

As part of its ongoing commitment to preserve and share the islands’ vibrant heritage, Outrigger continues to focus on sharing its exceptional aloha hospitality throughout the holiday season. Even Santa has traded in his vacation days to spend some quality time checking his list, twice, while enjoying the warm Hawaiian sun and the slow roll of the waves on the picturesque shoreline of Waikiki. Book Outrigger’s Waikiki Resorts Activity Package today to get the most out of this holiday season:

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