Seasonal Holidays > Christmas

Christmas takes place in Hawaii on 25 December 2022.

Hawaii’s Christmas traditions include Santa leaving gifts under a tropical Christmas tree and families spending time together. There’s no-snow, Santa wears surf shorts and Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas) is the Hawaiian season’s greeting!

*As Christmas approaches more events will be announced, please bookmark this page and refer back to it for updatesNote, some events require tickets to be purchased in advance.

Things to Do for Christmas in Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu in 2022

*For dine-in Christmas meals, reservations are required.


  • Attend a Christmas Eve church service (TBC December 2022)

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