New Year’s Eve is just around the bend and if you are looking for fantastic ways to put more sizzle in your celebration while in Hawaii here are some of our top recommendations.

Hawaii Island

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows hosts their traditional New Year’s Eve event with fireworks. Start the night with a New Year’s Eve dinner buffet at the Bay Terrace. Continue the festivities on property at The Poolside Party with desserts, party favors, a midnight champagne toast and midnight fireworks. Children 12 years and under receive complimentary admission.

The Kohala Coast is livening things up at the Fairmont Orchid with a Vintage Hawaii New Year’s Eve celebration that includes an extravagant seafood dinner buffet, activities for kids of all ages, including face painting and S’more making, lei making, music, dancing and a midnight fire extravaganza show.

South of Kona, the Sheraton Kona Resort in Keauhou will have a special New Year’s Eve dinner at Rays on the Bay. The resort is also hosting a New Year’s Eve Dinner Luau Buffet with a Boho New Year’s After Party.


The Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott will once again host a star-studded New Year’s Eve Party to benefit the Maui Food Bank and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Headlining this fantastic New Year’s Eve are rock giants Steven Tyler and Alice Cooper, joined by Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons, Dave Mason, Weird Al Yankovic, Lynda Carter, Willie K, Bob Rock, Lily Meola, Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel, David Draiman of Disturbed and more.

Guests of the Hyatt Regency Maui Drums of the Pacific Luau will enjoy an extra special late-night performance of their Polynesian Revue with a New Year’s Eve countdown and a fire knife finale. Toast 2018 with free-flowing bubbly and an open bar, enjoy party favors galore and a special dessert extravaganza. Talk about a cool Maui event to ring in the New Year on your vacation!


Waikiki is the place to party it out at Tiki’s Grill and Bar’s Tiki Drop 2018 with live bands, DJs and a spectacular view of the Waikiki Beach fireworks show from their ocean view location directly across Kalakaua Avenue. Entrance into the party is complimentary if you have their four-course New Year’s Eve dinner menu.

For one of Waikiki’s most kid-friendly New Year’s Eve events, splash into Under the Sea at the Moana Surfrider Hotel. They’ll host live music, Polynesian dance shows, mermaids at the pool and activities for keiki. The beachfront location offers guests choice views of the midnight fireworks. There are also four- and six-course dinner options with discounted tickets available prior to the party.

New Year’s Eve Party at RumFire, an oceanfront poolside nightclub at the Sheraton Waikiki, will feature multiple DJs for their New Year’s Eve Celebration: The Seven Kingdoms. Guests must be age 21 or older. Put on your New Year’s Eve best and dance the night away as you marvel at the fireworks when the clock strikes midnight.

New Year’s Eve Great Lawn Gala at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. This special event includes a four-course dinner, performances by Henry Kapono and the Dukes of Surf along with a special 11:00 pm fireworks over the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon. Guests will then have an opportunity to find a great spot on Waikiki Beach to enjoy the midnight Waikiki fireworks show.

For a little extra bling, take a leisurely drive to Oahu’s North Shore for a Las Vegas Style New Year’s Eve at Turtle Bay Resort, where you can enjoy an extravagant buffet, dancing, a champagne toast and exclusive access to the midnight fireworks show. For live music featuring Ozomatli and DJ Kyahnasun, head over to the New Year’s Eve 2018 Party at Surfer, The Bar.

Experience the Waikiki fireworks display from an entirely different perspective on Atlantis Cruises New Year’s Eve Cruise aboard the Majestic. A variety of delicious appetizers, party favors and a complimentary glass of champagne will have you greeting the new year in style with live entertainment and panoramic coastal views of the Honolulu and Waikiki skylines.

Once you’ve had your fill of nighttime activities, contact us to take 2018 to new depths with an unforgettable underwater experience or spectacular whale watching cruise.


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