Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui An adults-only fete fills the lobby mezzanine with DJ music, a photo booth, cocktails, appetizers, desserts and a midnight champagne toast. For kids, a glow-in-the-dark pool party features enhanced water sliding, face painting, a movie and a magic show.
Four Seasons Resort Lanai Little Lanai parties in a big way with entertainment by Los Angeles’ Brenna Whitaker and her big band. Guests enjoy dancing, fireworks and a midnight clink of their champagne flutes.
Entry is free when clients purchase one of the hotel’s holiday dinner menus.
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Oahu The fun starts with buffet-style food stations, a full bar and DJ tunes. It continues with under-the-stars poolside dancing to a band, a photo booth and midnight fireworks. Noisemakers, hats, tiaras and beads add to the excitement.
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa Performer Dana Waldman — a longtime Westin Maui guest — joins his band onstage, playing hits from the 1950s through the present. Also on tap to usher in 2019: music spun by a DJ, champagne at midnight, favors and a balloon drop.