Events & Activities

STAY, PLAY & DISCOVER on OAHU

As a guest, you can experience a variety of amazing marine activities outside your doorstep including: kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, guided Eco-Tours, snorkel/sandbar boat excursions and a private boat charter. For additional entertainment we offer a Monday Night Dinner, Wednesday Dinner Buffet with live Hawaiian music, a Friday evening Fire knife performance and Hula dance and a memorable Saturday Reef-Snorkel-Sandbar Cruise. Our friendly staff can arrange golf, horseback riding, hikes and eco-tours as well as cultural shows through our local partners at Polynesian Cultural Center, Kualoa Ranch, Macadamia Nut Farm and Ko’olau Golf Club.

RESORT ACTIVITIES

The resort offers many on-site recreational activities, including:

  • Pool and Hot Tub
  • Floating Sun Lounge
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Yoga & Meditation Class (complimentary)
  • Instructional SUP and Kayak Class (complimentary)
  • Standup Paddle Boarding (fee)
  • Monday’s Aloha Night Island Grill (fee)
  • Wednesday’s Dinner Buffet with Live Hawaiian Music (fee)
  • Friday’s Pau Hana Dinner with a Spectacular Fire Knife Performance (fee)
  • Wednesday Boat Excursion - Manta Ray and Turtle Adventure (fee)
  • Saturday Sandbar Boat Excursion & Reef Snorkel Adventure (fee)
  • Private Boat Charter (fee)
  • On Call Massage Services (fee)

Click here for more details on our resort activities and experience. Reserve your activity with us prior to arrival to receive 20% discount -- limited time offer!

AREA ACTIVITIES

Hiking on Oahu

Stay on the Windward Coast of Oahu and experience Hawaiian culture, tropical beauty, spectacular places, great activities and world renowned Hawaiian beaches. Windward Oahu has it all within a close proximity to Paradise Bay Resort.  Here is a list of our favorite land and water activities on the Windward Coast:

Great Hikes, Biking, Shopping, Luau, Golf, Horseback, ATV, Surf, Sportfishing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Kiteboarding, Diving, Snorkeling, Sailing, Boat Excursions, Paragliding and more.

Check out some of Oahu's top activities and places to explore:

  • Valley of the Temples
  • Heeia Park Eco Tours
  • Heeia Pier Excursions
  • Koolau Golf Club
  • Kualoa Ranch Activities
  • Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden and Hike
  • Polynesian Cultural Center (Oahu's #1 Paid Attraction)
  • Macadamia Nut Farm Tour
  • Historic Kailua Town
  • Haleiwa Town
  • Sea Life Park and Chiefs Luau

One of the best ways to explore our island is on foot!  Take a hike on Oahu and reward yourself with panoramic ocean views and lush mountain scenery. On the eastern tip of Oahu is the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, which features breathtaking views of the indigo Pacific Ocean. You can also go on guided educational hiking tours. Waimea Valley on the North Shore offers valley hikes every Saturday perfect for families. Discover stunning views as guides help you identify native and exotic plants, showcase the valley’s indigenous birds and lead you to various streams including the beautiful Waimea Waterfall.

 Ask our concierge staff to recommend hiking trails around the area.  

Oahu is home to world famous Waikiki Beach, the legendary North Shore and other amazing off-the-beaten-path beaches.  Explore some of beaches on the North Shore and along the Windward (East) coast: Kailua Beach, Lanikai, Kahana Bay and Malaekahana state recreation area and beach-Sunset Beach, Ehukai Beach(Banzi Pipeline) and Waimea Beach and Falls. 

ISLAND ACTIVITIES

Surf's Up on Oahu!

Oahu is called the "Heart of Hawaii" so it's the appropriate home to Hawaii's widest range of popular activities and famous sights from the big city Waikiki and the famous North Shore to the tropical Windward Coast.  There are so many things to do that you'll never be able to do them all in just one visit:  Golf, Shop, Luau, Surf, Windsurf, Kiteboard, Dive, Snorkel, Deep Sea Fishing, Skydive, Glider Ride, Helicopter tours, Sailing, Boat Excursions, Parasailing, Shark Tours, Bike, Hike and more.
We've chosen our top things to do on the island of Oahu, Hawaii:

  1. Attend a Luau
  2. Learn to Catch a Wave off Kailua Beach
  3. Drive to the North Shore – Surfing Capital of the World
  4. See Waikiki and Oahu from the Top of Diamond Head
  5. Honor America at Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial
  6. Shop in Waikiki and Ala Moana Shopping Center
  7. Get a Taste of Honolulu with Hawaii Food Tours
  8. See Oahu from the Air with a helicopter ride
  9. Listen to Some Live Hawaiian Music
  10. Find Places Where the TV Series and Movies such as LOST and Hawaii 5-O Were Filmed

Calendar of Events

Plan your trip during one of Oahu’s many special events. Experience one-of-a-kind festivals, cultural performances, stage shows, musical events and sports competitions throughout the year on Oahu.

Refer to our events calendar for upcoming concerts, sports events and entertainment at the Paradise Bay Resort and on the island of Oahu. Our resort provides you with easy access to an array of entertainment venues so can take part in all the island happenings. For non-stop action during your vacation, refer to our calendar of events.

At the end of each day, return to the Paradise Bay Resort to enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, relax on our floating dock or on your lanai patio, as well as a peaceful night’s sleep in our beautifully appointed accommodations.

May Events

Windward Mall Farmers Market – Every Wednesdays 2:30pm-7:00pm and Sundays 9:45am-2:00 pm, Windward Mall hosts local farmers market featuring fresh local produce, flowers, culinary treats and a variety of local made products. http://www.windwardmall.com/event/farmers-market-every-wednesday/

Hinano-Kialoa Coastal Relay -  May. 23 – 9am – 2pm Relay race for outrigger canoes, surfski kayaks and paddleboards from Castle Point in Kailua Bay to Kaimana Beach at Diamond Head (course is broken into four legs) http://kanakaikaika.com/events/hinano-kialoa-oahu-coastal-relay/

Kuhio Beach Hula Show -  May. 23 – 6:30pm – 7:30pm Authentic Hawaiian music and hula shows by Hawaii’s finest hula halau (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with the traditional blowing of the conch shell.6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, diagonally across Kalakaua Ave. from the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach hotel at Uluniu Ave. Outdoors, casual. Seating on the grass - Featuring Kapiolani Hao and Halau Ke Kiai A O Hula. http://www1.honolulu.gov/moca

Hawaii Cacao Fest -  May. 24 – 8:30am – 12pm KailuaTown Farmers’ Market is celebrating the transformative power of Cacao- from colorful pod to delectable taste sensation- with its 4th Annual Hawaii Cacao Festival on Sunday, May 24th! Sample delicious creations from local chefs. Sign up for a Cacao Guided Walking Tour where you will visit Kokolani Chocolate, Manoa Chocolate, & Madre Chocolate, and watch how this weird little fruit gets turns into delightful decadence. Discover how cacao is grown and why Hawaii is the only state in the nation that can grow it. Fun activities for kids! Everyone can enjoy the live music of Paul Izak & Seeds of Love while relaxing in the 75- seat covered café. Discover the many benefits of this amazing fruit. Buy from Hawaii’s finest chocolatiers like Madre Chocolate, Hawaiian Crown, Waialua Estate, Manoa Chocolate, Aloha Chocolate Company, and Kokolani Chocolate. Learn why Kailua is becoming known at Choc-Kailua.8:30 a.m. - 12 noon, Kailua Elementary School

Memorial Day Ceremony -  May. 25 – 8:30am – 10pm This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Gen. Lori J. Robinson, Commander, Pacific Air Forces; Air Component Commander for U.S. Pacific Command; and Executive Director, Pacific Air Combat Operations Staff, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.Also speaking will be the Honorable Judge Thomas K. Kaulukukui, Jr., (Ret.).The Royal Hawaiian Band and the Sounds of Aloha Chorus Choir will perform along with Katrina Manongdo, an employee of the Department of Parks & Recreation. Oahu veterans’ groups will place wreaths at the dedicatory stone and tributes will be paid to those laid to rest in the sacred crater known as Puowaina.On the Sunday prior to the ceremony, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will place 38,000 lei on the grave markers of the men and women interred at the cemetery. Individuals and groups are encouraged to sew or purchase fresh flower lei to be donated for this uniquely Hawaiian effort.The Memorial Day ceremony is free and open to the public.

Lantern Floating Hawaii (17th Annual) -  May. 25 – 6pm – 7:30pm -  Every year on Memorial Day, more than 40,000 residents of Hawaii and visitors gather at Ala Moana Beach Park to honor loved ones and generate hope toward the future. This year’s ceremony will commence at 6 p.m. and will be officiated by Head of the Shinnyo-en Buddhist Order, Her Holiness Shinso Ito. The event will include music and a ceremonial lighting of the Light of Harmony, leading up to the floating of lanterns onto the Pacific Ocean. Those wanting to personally float a lantern may receive one at the Lantern Request Tent on the event day on a first-come, first-served basis. The public is also invited to write remembrances ahead of time at the Shinnyo-en Hawaii temple through May 19m. http://www.lanternfloatinghawaii.com/

Maui Jim Molokai Challenge – May 30 –8:30pm-5:00pm- The Maui Jim Molokai Challenge is the culmination of a grueling 5 month paddling season. Outrigger canoes, surfski kayaks, Stand Up and Prone paddleboards will cross the Molokai Channel either solo or in relay teams. The race starts in Kaluakoi on Molokai and will end at Maunalua Beach Park in Hawaii Kai. The worlds best paddlers will be in attendance to prove who is the world champion for surfskis. The other crafts will be warming up for more channel racing to come. Come see the finishers across the line starting at approximately 1:45 pm http://www.kanakaikaika.com/maui-jim-molokai-challenge-surfski-world-championship/

June Events

First Friday – June 6 –5pm-9pm- Come join us for the most exciting event to hit downtown Honolulu on the first Friday of every month! Chinatown is the place to be if you want to join the hip crowds at the many unique galleries, boutiques, cafes and restaurants that feature exciting art exhibits and free entertainment. Come to see the main events between 5 and 9 pm, and stay for the late night party at some of the trendiest, most popular bars in Honolulu. http://www.firstfridayhawaii.com/

Habilitat’s Luau, Auction & Benefit Concert – June 6 –10am-4pm- Habilitat presents their 15th Annual Luau, Auction and Benefit Concert. On June 6th from 10:00am till 4:00pm at King Intermediate School in Kaneohe. Past musical sensations Henry Kapono, Brother Noland, Sistah Robi Kahakalau, Moke Boy and Darren Benitez. One of Hawaii’s largest live and silent auctions with Surfer Joe. An eight course authentic Hawaiian meal will be served all day. A variety of activities will keep the keiki happy all day. http://www.habilitat.org/

HI FIT EXPO – June 13– 10am-6pm & June 14 11am-5pm- The Hi Fit Expo is a two-day trade show and expo incorporating interactive exercise demonstrations, fitness challenges, healthy food samples and vendor booths from the biggest and best health and fitness companies.Fitness, Health and Nutrition VendorsHi Fit Farmer’s MarketJoin the Live WorkoutsHawaii Triple Crown Brazilian Jiu Jitsu State Championship Tournament LOCATION: Blaisdell Exhibition Hall  http://www.hifitexpo.com/

King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade (99th Annual) – June – 13 – 9am-12pm - This colorful celebration honors the reign of King Kamehameha, who was responsible for uniting the Hawaiian Islands under his rule in 1795. Parade starts at 9am. http://hawaii.gov/dags/kamehameha