THE RITZ-CARLTON MAUI KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAYS WITH TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY ON DECEMBER 2, 2022
Photo courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua
To kick off the holiday season and celebrate its 30th anniversary, The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua is proud to host a special Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Guests will be delighted by the resort’s handcrafted gingerbread house and Santa’s grand arrival, then enjoy live music by Hawaiian legend Henry Kapono, keiki hula dancing, photos with Santa, a holiday craft fair, and the much-anticipated lighting of the trees.
“We are thrilled to welcome in the festive season and celebrate our milestone 30th anniversary with our guests, families, and local community,” said Andrew Rogers, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua. “It’s an honor to create this magical Kapalua experience where we can gather and create cherished lifelong memories.”
Sweet treats throughout the evening will include hot cocoa, cider, and cookies. Local television personality Billy V will help emcee the event along with Clifford Naeʻole, The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua’s longtime Hawaiian cultural advisor.
During the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, the resort is providing an opportunity for residents and visitors to give back to the community by collecting donations of non-perishable foods for Maui Food Bank and keiki clothing, baby supplies, diapers, slippers and sneakers of any size, school supplies, and gift cards for the children of the Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Center. Donation bins will be available all evening. A portion of the proceeds from the holiday craft fair will benefit Ka Hale A Ke Ola.
The Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua is complimentary and open to the public.
About the Ritz-Carlton
The luxurious Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua showcases a stunning, destination resort offering 466 newly reimagined guestrooms, including The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Residences 107 residential suites, with all new décor capturing Kapalua’s rich heritage and natural aloha. The Ritz-Carlton Spa® Maui, Kapalua beckons with treatment rooms framed by private garden showers, volcanic stone grottos, steam, sauna and whirlpool therapies, outdoor couple's hale (cabanas) and a fitness center and movement studio with spectacular ocean views. Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment program offers all interest levels an array of outdoor activities from land to sea, led by trained naturalists. The breathtaking island resort also features six dining experiences, enhanced indoor/outdoor meeting space, an inviting children's pool and new, custom luxury cabanas. The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua is nestled on 54 acres and enveloped by the 22,000-acre Kapalua Resort, renowned for two championship golf courses, incredible beaches, hiking, tennis, and award-winning restaurants.
Courtney M. Brown, R(S) & Team
Island Sotheby's International Realty