Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay honors the culture, history, and people of Hawaii. By sharing stories of the land through personal connections, art, and cuisine guests are left with a profound sense of place that lasts a lifetime. This is "makana," our gift to you.
Historical Keauhou By Land & Sea
Embrace the land and honor historic sites on property then set sail aboard a Hawaiian sailing canoe.
Kini Kini Hawaiian Sailing Canoe - An Exclusive Sheraton Kona Experience
Learn the myths, legends, and facts of Hawaii's Kings, Queens and gods as the Kini Kini Hawaiian Sailing Canoe plies the waters of Keauhou Bay
Journey around Hawaii Island Orientation (complimentary)
Get an overview of the island and the best things to do and see while you are here. Meet our Vacation Services Coordinators for this orientation at 8:30am in The Flying Fish so that you may enjoy every moment of your island visit. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Lei Making, Ukulele and Hula Lessons (complimentary)
There is nothing quite like hands-on learning - and what you learn you remember. So don't be shy! Join us each Monday, Wednesday and Friday near The Flying Fish for Lei Making at 10:30am, Ukulele lessons at 11:30am, Hula lessons at 11:30am and then everyone joins together for an impromptu performance at noon. Now this is FUN!
Other cultural experiences include lauhala bracelet weaving (Thursdays 2-3:30pm $20), Haleo Luau, the Voice of Life Luau dinner and show (Monday evenings), Imu underground oven preparation (8am) and uncovering (4pm) each Thursday and complimentary manta talks Monday through Saturday at 7pm at Paakai Point.
Read about the Polynesian Voyaging Society's Hokulea and its visit to Keauhou Bay.
Storytelling in Hilo with Sig Zane
All events, tours, and dates subject to change without notice. Kinikini excursions subject to ocean conditions. Other restrictions may apply.