THE RITZ-CARLTON, KAPALUA

1 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii 96761 USA
Phone:  +1 (808) 669-6200   •  Map & Directions
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Calendar of Events



As each new day dawns on Maui, opportunities abound. Spend your days and evenings at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua undertaking unique new experiences, visiting island attractions, savoring fine cuisine or simply enjoying the warmth of the island. Treat yourself to as much or as little as you choose. It's completely up to you. 



Keiki Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 20, 2014

10:15 am

Easter activities will take place at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on Sunday, April 20 beginning at 10:15 am when keiki (children) from ages one to twelve are invited to join the Easter Bunny and the Aloha Bear to gather eggs for fun and prizes. This annual Keiki Easter Egg Hunt is a favorite of the local community and hotel guests with a strong turnout every year. Early arrival is strongly recommended – and don’t forget your Easter basket!

Easter Brunch at The Terrace
Sunday, April 20, 2014

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Enjoy an expansive Easter Brunch overlooking the Pacific Ocean and lush resort flora. The menu includes locally sourced items, some from our very own organic garden on property, Hawaiian themed dishes as well as traditional brunch items. $96 per adult, $48 per child exclusive of tax and gratuity. Advanced reservations recommended. Click here to make reservations.

  
Ai Pono ‘Eat Well’
Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Enliven your culinary senses by joining one of our resort chef’s on a complimentary interactive tour of our Chef’s Gardens. Learn how to cultivate herbs and spices while gaining insider information by a culinary professional. This educational adventure encourages healthy living for a sustainable future. The tour begins at the herb garden by the lower pool deck and concludes at the Ambassadors center. Reservations are required.

Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Displays
Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local artisans display their crafts every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Featured items include jewelry, Hawaiian maps, hand woven baskets and more.

Na Mea Makamae…The Treasures of These Islands
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Discuss the treasures among the Hawaiian Islands and learn about Hawaiian wellness philosophies & medicinal herbs while discovering their ancient uses. This “walk & talk” also includes an introduction to the artwork by famed local artists featured throughout the resort. Meets in the Medicinal Gardens.

  
The Early Mapping of Hawaii
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.
Learn about the early mapping and exploration of Hawaii with our map historian and displayed maps and cartographs that chronicle the first printed maps of Hawaii by Captain James Cook. Located at the lobby level in the Medicinal Garden Breezeway.

Reservations are required; meets at The Ambassadors Hale.

Sense of Place
Fridays, 10 a.m.
A Sense of Place begins with the presentation of the award-winning documentary Then There Were None followed by a discussion of the history and subjects discussed in the film. A guided walking tour of the Honokahua Preservation Site explains its significance to ancient Hawaiians and its’ role today. Location may vary, please confirm with Front Desk.

  
Ocean Features
Saturdays, 3 p.m.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society teaches that “Protect the Ocean and you Protect Yourself”. Through a variety of cultural and environmental documentary films, learn what you can do to make a difference in your community and the world. Educational films vary from marine mammal focused to the preservation and exploration of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (a National Monument since 2006) and how to reduce the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Featured at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Give Back Getaways
Third Saturday of every month
The Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism program offers our guests an exceptional opportunity to combine volunteer work with travel and give back to the community in a way that is meaningful to them and to the lives of others. Participating in an authentic, half-day local community experience, guests will work alongside our Ritz-Carlton employees in a Community Footprints social or environmental project. The Give Back Getaways® voluntourism experience is unique to each destination and designed to make a lasting contribution. All profits from the Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism programs are donated to the partner organizations. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers Malama Ka Aina once a month to support Give Back Getaways. Naturalists of Ambassadors of the Environment and guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. We assist in saving the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience are led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas.

$25 donation per guest

Celebration of the Arts
May 9 to 11, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will convene Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers, May 9-11, during the 22nd Annual Celebration of the Arts. Hands-on art, demonstrations, films, cultural panels, music and dance will act as the common ground to allow visitors and residents the opportunity to interact and enjoy the “Number 1 rated cultural event” according Modern Luxury Hawaii magazine. For more information click here.
  
Ai Pono ‘Eat Well’
Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Enliven your culinary senses by joining one of our resort chef’s on a complimentary interactive tour of our Chef’s Gardens. Learn how to cultivate herbs and spices while gaining insider information by a culinary professional. This educational adventure encourages healthy living for a sustainable future. The tour begins at the herb garden by the lower pool deck and concludes at the Ambassadors center. Reservations are required.

Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Displays
Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local artisans display their crafts every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Featured items include jewelry, Hawaiian maps, hand woven baskets and more.

Na Mea Makamae…The Treasures of These Islands
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Discuss the treasures among the Hawaiian Islands and learn about Hawaiian wellness philosophies & medicinal herbs while discovering their ancient uses. This “walk & talk” also includes an introduction to the artwork by famed local artists featured throughout the resort. Meets in the Medicinal Gardens.

  
The Early Mapping of Hawaii
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.
Learn about the early mapping and exploration of Hawaii with our map historian and displayed maps and cartographs that chronicle the first printed maps of Hawaii by Captain James Cook. Located at the lobby level in the Medicinal Garden Breezeway.

Reservations are required; meets at The Ambassadors Hale.

Sense of Place
Fridays, 10 a.m.
A Sense of Place begins with the presentation of the award-winning documentary Then There Were None followed by a discussion of the history and subjects discussed in the film. A guided walking tour of the Honokahua Preservation Site explains its significance to ancient Hawaiians and its’ role today. Location may vary, please confirm with Front Desk.

  
Ocean Features
Saturdays, 3 p.m.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society teaches that “Protect the Ocean and you Protect Yourself”. Through a variety of cultural and environmental documentary films, learn what you can do to make a difference in your community and the world. Educational films vary from marine mammal focused to the preservation and exploration of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (a National Monument since 2006) and how to reduce the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Featured at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Give Back Getaways
Third Saturday of every month
The Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism program offers our guests an exceptional opportunity to combine volunteer work with travel and give back to the community in a way that is meaningful to them and to the lives of others. Participating in an authentic, half-day local community experience, guests will work alongside our Ritz-Carlton employees in a Community Footprints social or environmental project. The Give Back Getaways® voluntourism experience is unique to each destination and designed to make a lasting contribution. All profits from the Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism programs are donated to the partner organizations. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers Malama Ka Aina once a month to support Give Back Getaways. Naturalists of Ambassadors of the Environment and guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. We assist in saving the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience are led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas.

$25 donation per guest

33rd Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival
June 12 – 15, 2014
Come join a celebration of fine wine & fabulous food June 12 - 15, 2014. Now in its 33rd year, this annual festival is a favorite of Master Sommeliers, wineries, chefs and every foodie alike!

This 4-day event includes, wine tastings, seminars, cooking demonstrations, gala dinners and more! For event details, please visit www.kapaluawineandfoodfestival.com.

  
Ai Pono ‘Eat Well’
Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Enliven your culinary senses by joining one of our resort chef’s on a complimentary interactive tour of our Chef’s Gardens. Learn how to cultivate herbs and spices while gaining insider information by a culinary professional. This educational adventure encourages healthy living for a sustainable future. The tour begins at the herb garden by the lower pool deck and concludes at the Ambassadors center. Reservations are required.

  
The Early Mapping of Hawaii
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.
Learn about the early mapping and exploration of Hawaii with our map historian and displayed maps and cartographs that chronicle the first printed maps of Hawaii by Captain James Cook. Located at the lobby level in the Medicinal Garden Breezeway.

Reservations are required; meets at The Ambassadors Hale.

Na Mea Makamae…The Treasures of These Islands
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Discuss the treasures among the Hawaiian Islands and learn about Hawaiian wellness philosophies & medicinal herbs while discovering their ancient uses. This “walk & talk” also includes an introduction to the artwork by famed local artists featured throughout the resort. Meets in the Medicinal Gardens.

Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Displays
Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local artisans display their crafts every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Featured items include jewelry, Hawaiian maps, hand woven baskets and more.

Sense of Place
Fridays, 10 a.m.
A Sense of Place begins with the presentation of the award-winning documentary Then There Were None followed by a discussion of the history and subjects discussed in the film. A guided walking tour of the Honokahua Preservation Site explains its significance to ancient Hawaiians and its’ role today. Location may vary, please confirm with Front Desk.

  
Ocean Features
Saturdays, 3 p.m.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society teaches that “Protect the Ocean and you Protect Yourself”. Through a variety of cultural and environmental documentary films, learn what you can do to make a difference in your community and the world. Educational films vary from marine mammal focused to the preservation and exploration of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (a National Monument since 2006) and how to reduce the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Featured at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Give Back Getaways
Third Saturday of every month
The Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism program offers our guests an exceptional opportunity to combine volunteer work with travel and give back to the community in a way that is meaningful to them and to the lives of others. Participating in an authentic, half-day local community experience, guests will work alongside our Ritz-Carlton employees in a Community Footprints social or environmental project. The Give Back Getaways® voluntourism experience is unique to each destination and designed to make a lasting contribution. All profits from the Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism programs are donated to the partner organizations. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers Malama Ka Aina once a month to support Give Back Getaways. Naturalists of Ambassadors of the Environment and guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. We assist in saving the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience are led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas.

$25 donation per guest

  
Ai Pono ‘Eat Well’
Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Enliven your culinary senses by joining one of our resort chef’s on a complimentary interactive tour of our Chef’s Gardens. Learn how to cultivate herbs and spices while gaining insider information by a culinary professional. This educational adventure encourages healthy living for a sustainable future. The tour begins at the herb garden by the lower pool deck and concludes at the Ambassadors center. Reservations are required.

Na Mea Makamae…The Treasures of These Islands
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Discuss the treasures among the Hawaiian Islands and learn about Hawaiian wellness philosophies & medicinal herbs while discovering their ancient uses. This “walk & talk” also includes an introduction to the artwork by famed local artists featured throughout the resort. Meets in the Medicinal Gardens.

Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Displays
Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local artisans display their crafts every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Featured items include jewelry, Hawaiian maps, hand woven baskets and more.

  
The Early Mapping of Hawaii
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.
Learn about the early mapping and exploration of Hawaii with our map historian and displayed maps and cartographs that chronicle the first printed maps of Hawaii by Captain James Cook. Located at the lobby level in the Medicinal Garden Breezeway.

Reservations are required; meets at The Ambassadors Hale.

Sense of Place
Fridays, 10 a.m.
A Sense of Place begins with the presentation of the award-winning documentary Then There Were None followed by a discussion of the history and subjects discussed in the film. A guided walking tour of the Honokahua Preservation Site explains its significance to ancient Hawaiians and its’ role today. Location may vary, please confirm with Front Desk.

  
Ocean Features
Saturdays, 3 p.m.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society teaches that “Protect the Ocean and you Protect Yourself”. Through a variety of cultural and environmental documentary films, learn what you can do to make a difference in your community and the world. Educational films vary from marine mammal focused to the preservation and exploration of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (a National Monument since 2006) and how to reduce the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Featured at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Give Back Getaways
Third Saturday of every month
The Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism program offers our guests an exceptional opportunity to combine volunteer work with travel and give back to the community in a way that is meaningful to them and to the lives of others. Participating in an authentic, half-day local community experience, guests will work alongside our Ritz-Carlton employees in a Community Footprints social or environmental project. The Give Back Getaways® voluntourism experience is unique to each destination and designed to make a lasting contribution. All profits from the Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism programs are donated to the partner organizations. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers Malama Ka Aina once a month to support Give Back Getaways. Naturalists of Ambassadors of the Environment and guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. We assist in saving the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience are led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas.

$25 donation per guest

  
Ai Pono ‘Eat Well’
Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Enliven your culinary senses by joining one of our resort chef’s on a complimentary interactive tour of our Chef’s Gardens. Learn how to cultivate herbs and spices while gaining insider information by a culinary professional. This educational adventure encourages healthy living for a sustainable future. The tour begins at the herb garden by the lower pool deck and concludes at the Ambassadors center. Reservations are required.

Na Mea Makamae…The Treasures of These Islands
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Discuss the treasures among the Hawaiian Islands and learn about Hawaiian wellness philosophies & medicinal herbs while discovering their ancient uses. This “walk & talk” also includes an introduction to the artwork by famed local artists featured throughout the resort. Meets in the Medicinal Gardens.

Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Displays
Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local artisans display their crafts every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Featured items include jewelry, Hawaiian maps, hand woven baskets and more.

  
The Early Mapping of Hawaii
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.
Learn about the early mapping and exploration of Hawaii with our map historian and displayed maps and cartographs that chronicle the first printed maps of Hawaii by Captain James Cook. Located at the lobby level in the Medicinal Garden Breezeway.

Reservations are required; meets at The Ambassadors Hale.

Sense of Place
Fridays, 10 a.m.
A Sense of Place begins with the presentation of the award-winning documentary Then There Were None followed by a discussion of the history and subjects discussed in the film. A guided walking tour of the Honokahua Preservation Site explains its significance to ancient Hawaiians and its’ role today. Location may vary, please confirm with Front Desk.

  
Ocean Features
Saturdays, 3 p.m.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society teaches that “Protect the Ocean and you Protect Yourself”. Through a variety of cultural and environmental documentary films, learn what you can do to make a difference in your community and the world. Educational films vary from marine mammal focused to the preservation and exploration of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (a National Monument since 2006) and how to reduce the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Featured at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Give Back Getaways
Third Saturday of every month
The Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism program offers our guests an exceptional opportunity to combine volunteer work with travel and give back to the community in a way that is meaningful to them and to the lives of others. Participating in an authentic, half-day local community experience, guests will work alongside our Ritz-Carlton employees in a Community Footprints social or environmental project. The Give Back Getaways® voluntourism experience is unique to each destination and designed to make a lasting contribution. All profits from the Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism programs are donated to the partner organizations. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers Malama Ka Aina once a month to support Give Back Getaways. Naturalists of Ambassadors of the Environment and guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. We assist in saving the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience are led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas.

$25 donation per guest

Na Mea Makamae…The Treasures of These Islands
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Discuss the treasures among the Hawaiian Islands and learn about Hawaiian wellness philosophies & medicinal herbs while discovering their ancient uses. This “walk & talk” also includes an introduction to the artwork by famed local artists featured throughout the resort. Meets in the Medicinal Gardens.

Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Displays
Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local artisans display their crafts every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Featured items include jewelry, Hawaiian maps, hand woven baskets and more.

Sense of Place
Fridays, 10 a.m.
A Sense of Place begins with the presentation of the award-winning documentary Then There Were None followed by a discussion of the history and subjects discussed in the film. A guided walking tour of the Honokahua Preservation Site explains its significance to ancient Hawaiians and its’ role today. Location may vary, please confirm with Front Desk.

  
Ocean Features
Saturdays, 3 p.m.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society teaches that “Protect the Ocean and you Protect Yourself”. Through a variety of cultural and environmental documentary films, learn what you can do to make a difference in your community and the world. Educational films vary from marine mammal focused to the preservation and exploration of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (a National Monument since 2006) and how to reduce the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Featured at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Give Back Getaways
Third Saturday of every month
The Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism program offers our guests an exceptional opportunity to combine volunteer work with travel and give back to the community in a way that is meaningful to them and to the lives of others. Participating in an authentic, half-day local community experience, guests will work alongside our Ritz-Carlton employees in a Community Footprints social or environmental project. The Give Back Getaways® voluntourism experience is unique to each destination and designed to make a lasting contribution. All profits from the Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism programs are donated to the partner organizations. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers Malama Ka Aina once a month to support Give Back Getaways. Naturalists of Ambassadors of the Environment and guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. We assist in saving the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience are led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas.

$25 donation per guest

  
Ai Pono ‘Eat Well’
Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Enliven your culinary senses by joining one of our resort chef’s on a complimentary interactive tour of our Chef’s Gardens. Learn how to cultivate herbs and spices while gaining insider information by a culinary professional. This educational adventure encourages healthy living for a sustainable future. The tour begins at the herb garden by the lower pool deck and concludes at the Ambassadors center. Reservations are required.

Na Mea Makamae…The Treasures of These Islands
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Discuss the treasures among the Hawaiian Islands and learn about Hawaiian wellness philosophies & medicinal herbs while discovering their ancient uses. This “walk & talk” also includes an introduction to the artwork by famed local artists featured throughout the resort. Meets in the Medicinal Gardens.

Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Displays
Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local artisans display their crafts every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Featured items include jewelry, Hawaiian maps, hand woven baskets and more.

  
The Early Mapping of Hawaii
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.
Learn about the early mapping and exploration of Hawaii with our map historian and displayed maps and cartographs that chronicle the first printed maps of Hawaii by Captain James Cook. Located at the lobby level in the Medicinal Garden Breezeway.

Reservations are required; meets at The Ambassadors Hale.

Sense of Place
Fridays, 10 a.m.
A Sense of Place begins with the presentation of the award-winning documentary Then There Were None followed by a discussion of the history and subjects discussed in the film. A guided walking tour of the Honokahua Preservation Site explains its significance to ancient Hawaiians and its’ role today. Location may vary, please confirm with Front Desk.

  
Ocean Features
Saturdays, 3 p.m.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society teaches that “Protect the Ocean and you Protect Yourself”. Through a variety of cultural and environmental documentary films, learn what you can do to make a difference in your community and the world. Educational films vary from marine mammal focused to the preservation and exploration of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (a National Monument since 2006) and how to reduce the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Featured at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Give Back Getaways
Third Saturday of every month
The Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism program offers our guests an exceptional opportunity to combine volunteer work with travel and give back to the community in a way that is meaningful to them and to the lives of others. Participating in an authentic, half-day local community experience, guests will work alongside our Ritz-Carlton employees in a Community Footprints social or environmental project. The Give Back Getaways® voluntourism experience is unique to each destination and designed to make a lasting contribution. All profits from the Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism programs are donated to the partner organizations. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers Malama Ka Aina once a month to support Give Back Getaways. Naturalists of Ambassadors of the Environment and guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. We assist in saving the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience are led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas.

$25 donation per guest

  
Ai Pono ‘Eat Well’
Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Enliven your culinary senses by joining one of our resort chef’s on a complimentary interactive tour of our Chef’s Gardens. Learn how to cultivate herbs and spices while gaining insider information by a culinary professional. This educational adventure encourages healthy living for a sustainable future. The tour begins at the herb garden by the lower pool deck and concludes at the Ambassadors center. Reservations are required.

Na Mea Makamae…The Treasures of These Islands
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Discuss the treasures among the Hawaiian Islands and learn about Hawaiian wellness philosophies & medicinal herbs while discovering their ancient uses. This “walk & talk” also includes an introduction to the artwork by famed local artists featured throughout the resort. Meets in the Medicinal Gardens.

Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Displays
Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local artisans display their crafts every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Featured items include jewelry, Hawaiian maps, hand woven baskets and more.

  
The Early Mapping of Hawaii
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.
Learn about the early mapping and exploration of Hawaii with our map historian and displayed maps and cartographs that chronicle the first printed maps of Hawaii by Captain James Cook. Located at the lobby level in the Medicinal Garden Breezeway.

Reservations are required; meets at The Ambassadors Hale.

  
Ocean Features
Saturdays, 3 p.m.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society teaches that “Protect the Ocean and you Protect Yourself”. Through a variety of cultural and environmental documentary films, learn what you can do to make a difference in your community and the world. Educational films vary from marine mammal focused to the preservation and exploration of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (a National Monument since 2006) and how to reduce the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Featured at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Give Back Getaways
Third Saturday of every month
The Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism program offers our guests an exceptional opportunity to combine volunteer work with travel and give back to the community in a way that is meaningful to them and to the lives of others. Participating in an authentic, half-day local community experience, guests will work alongside our Ritz-Carlton employees in a Community Footprints social or environmental project. The Give Back Getaways® voluntourism experience is unique to each destination and designed to make a lasting contribution. All profits from the Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism programs are donated to the partner organizations. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers Malama Ka Aina once a month to support Give Back Getaways. Naturalists of Ambassadors of the Environment and guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. We assist in saving the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience are led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas.

$25 donation per guest

  
Ai Pono ‘Eat Well’
Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Enliven your culinary senses by joining one of our resort chef’s on a complimentary interactive tour of our Chef’s Gardens. Learn how to cultivate herbs and spices while gaining insider information by a culinary professional. This educational adventure encourages healthy living for a sustainable future. The tour begins at the herb garden by the lower pool deck and concludes at the Ambassadors center. Reservations are required.

Na Mea Makamae…The Treasures of These Islands
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Discuss the treasures among the Hawaiian Islands and learn about Hawaiian wellness philosophies & medicinal herbs while discovering their ancient uses. This “walk & talk” also includes an introduction to the artwork by famed local artists featured throughout the resort. Meets in the Medicinal Gardens.

Hawaiian Arts & Crafts Displays
Tuesdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Local artisans display their crafts every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm. Featured items include jewelry, Hawaiian maps, hand woven baskets and more.

  
The Early Mapping of Hawaii
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.
Learn about the early mapping and exploration of Hawaii with our map historian and displayed maps and cartographs that chronicle the first printed maps of Hawaii by Captain James Cook. Located at the lobby level in the Medicinal Garden Breezeway.

Reservations are required; meets at The Ambassadors Hale.

  
Ocean Features
Saturdays, 3 p.m.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society teaches that “Protect the Ocean and you Protect Yourself”. Through a variety of cultural and environmental documentary films, learn what you can do to make a difference in your community and the world. Educational films vary from marine mammal focused to the preservation and exploration of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (a National Monument since 2006) and how to reduce the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. Featured at Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment

Give Back Getaways
Third Saturday of every month
The Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism program offers our guests an exceptional opportunity to combine volunteer work with travel and give back to the community in a way that is meaningful to them and to the lives of others. Participating in an authentic, half-day local community experience, guests will work alongside our Ritz-Carlton employees in a Community Footprints social or environmental project. The Give Back Getaways® voluntourism experience is unique to each destination and designed to make a lasting contribution. All profits from the Ritz-Carlton Give Back Getaways® voluntourism programs are donated to the partner organizations. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers Malama Ka Aina once a month to support Give Back Getaways. Naturalists of Ambassadors of the Environment and guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua support local conservation efforts while exploring the remnants of a once vibrant pineapple growing community where life, land, and water are all vitally important. We assist in saving the reefs of the famed Honolua Bay Marine Preserve by re-planting native species to restore a once dry-mesic forest. All participants learn how soil erosion and runoff affect our living reefs and how these volunteer efforts are contributing to the areas preservation. This incredible experience are led by experts on the local floral, fauna, and culture, and proceeds of donation support the efforts of Mālama Kahalawai, Inc., a 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the conservation of the West Maui Mountains pristine watershed areas.

$25 donation per guest