Montage Kapalua Bay will be re-opening October 15, 2020.  Guests should review state and local governmental orders and guidance to confirm eligibility to travel to and stay at a Montage International resort or hotel. Please review current guidance here. Any guest bookings that are not permitted will not be honored.

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Art & Culture

Immerse yourself in the rich history and traditions of Maui through our diverse art & culture programming for all ages.



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Coconut Demonstration

Mondays | Cane & Canoe Lawn

Coconut Husking
8:30am to 9:30am
The coconut (niu) demonstration provide guests an inside look into one of Hawaii’s four major staples that was brought to the islands. Learn the history and benefits of coconut while tasting its fresh milk and grated meat.

Coconut Frond Weaving
10:00am to 11:00am
Weaving was an essential part of the Polynesian’s way of life. The skill of weaving ranged from baskets, bowls, plates and thatching for bigger projects like sails to name a few. Kumu Thompson will offer guests a glimpse of history while he shares his contemporary approach to this craft using coconut leaves. Supplies will be provided for guest to learn and create their own souvenir to take home.

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Complimentary for resort guests.

Whaler Village Museum

Open daily 10:00am – 4:00pm

In the mid-1800s, Lahaina was a bustling whaling town. Interestingly, the museum has recreated a whaling ship, much like how the sailors  lived during their voyages. Other exhibits include antique ornaments and utensils made from whale ivory and bone.

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Baldwin Home Museum

Open Daily, 10:00am – 4:00pm | Fridays open until 8:30pm

In Lahaina, stands the oldest house on Maui. Built in 1835 by Reverend Ephraim Spaulding, the Baldwin Home is a recognizable landmark in the heart of historic Lahaina town.

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Admission fees vary.

Bailey House Museum

Monday to Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Located in Wailuku, the Old Bailey House is owned and operated by the Maui Historical Society. As a historic house of Hawaii, this museum is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Admission fees vary.
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Hula Lessons

For centuries the Hula has been used to show respect and share the stories of Hawaiian deities. Through Hula, dancers tell the stories of their heritage. In this class you will learn basic hip, foot and hand movements that accompany the words that describe the elements.

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Lei Making

The lei has been a symbol of Aloha for many and in this course you will be introduced to the history and story of the lei. Our Cultural Ambassador will guide you around the property to select the appropriate ferns and teach the braiding method referred to as haku.

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Ukulele Lessons

The stringed instrument was introduced to the Hawaiian people by the Portuguese and was adapted by the Hawaiians to the ukulele we know today. Queen Lili`uokalani referred to “uku” meaning gift and “lele” meaning to come; therefore ukulele was “a gift that came.” In this class you will be taught how to hold and finger the ukulele as well as the basic chords.

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