- Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa has begun a phased reopening.
- Rooms, experiences, restaurants, amenities and other offerings may be modified or unavailable, limited in capacity and subject to limited availability or closure. Offerings are not guaranteed. View important details.
- We have taken enhanced health and safety measures. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. View important details.
- There are specific instructions and requirements for all visitors to Hawaii, which may include mandated quarantine or pre-travel testing. View information about these requirements on the Hawaii Tourism Authority website. State requirements are subject to change. Please continue to stay updated on the latest travel alerts leading up to your planned stay. View important details.
As part of the phased reopening of Aulani Resort, experiences and amenities may be impacted. Learn more about the availability of Aulani Resort amenities and dining locations during this time.
Aulani Resort is the vacation destination where Disney magic meets island paradise—which is why Mickey Mouse and his pals love spending time here! Come say aloha and pose for a photo with Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and some of their friends as they enjoy some Hawaiian-style fun-in-the-sun.
Disney Characters at Aulani ResortMickey and his Friends love to vacation at Aulani Resort, so you never know who will drop by to say aloha!
Here are some of the Disney Characters you may meet as they enjoy their fun-filled vacation at Aulani Resort:
Chip ‘n Dale
Some Disney Characters now call Hawai’i home and drop by Aulani Resort to make new friends:
StitchMickey and his Friends love to vacation at Aulani Resort, so you never know who will drop by to say aloha!
Character Experience ActivitiesDiscover an array of fun, interactive Character Experiences where you can spend time with some of your favorite Disney Characters while partying in the pool, learning Motunui games from Moana and much more!
Some of the Character Experience activities throughout the Aulani Resort include:
Complimentary Character Experiences
Pool Parties at Waikolohe Pool: Shimmy, shake and splash at a family-friendly pool party where you’ll dance, play games and have a blast with an array of interactive activities with some of your favorite Disney Characters.
Aunty’s Beach House: Explore the rich culture, art and music with Aulani Resort’s beloved Aunty, who always has fun activities, games and arts & crafts for kids ages 3 to 12—and you never know what Disney Character may drop by!
Premium Character Experiences*
Kakamora Chaos with Moana: Delight in a fun-filled experience playing traditional Hawaiian games and learning new games with the wayfaring Princess of Motunui, Moana!
SURF’S UP! – A Surfin’, Fishin’ and Dancin’ Party!: Play surfing games with Chip ‘n Dale, learn about native Hawaiian fish from Goofy and dance, dance, dance with your Disney Pals at this interactive beach-themed bash!
*Premium Character Experiences require a fee for participation.Discover an array of fun, interactive Character Experiences where you can spend time with some of your favorite Disney Characters while partying in the pool, learning Motunui games from Moana and much more!
Disney Character Dining at Makahiki – The Bounty of the IslandsAdd a bit of character to your meal with a Character Dining experience at Makahiki – The Bounty of the Islands.Enjoy a tasty meal along with a side dish of fun as some of your favorite Disney Characters drop in for some fun, family-style entertainment.
Character Dining experiences at Makahiki Restaurant include:
Disney Character Breakfast
Star your day with a bountiful breakfast buffet that includes live entertainment with Disney Characters and a ukulele performance by Aunty!
Menehune Mischief Character Dinner
Spend an enjoyable dinner with Aulani Resort’s beloved “Uncle,” who, along with some of your favorite Disney Characters, will entertain you with a musical, story-filled dinner that your whole family will love!
Learn more about Character Dining Experiences, including menus, show times & seating and prices.Add a bit of character to your meal with a Character Dining experience at Makahiki – The Bounty of the Islands.
Disney Vacation Club Member Character ExperienceEnjoy an exclusive Disney Character experience for Disney Vacation Club Members and their special Guests staying at Aulani, Disney Club Villas, Ko Olina, Hawai'i.
Disney PhotoPass® Photo Op
Capture the moment as you pose with a new Disney friend. A Disney PhotoPass Photographer will be on hand to snap a pic so you'll have a special souvenir from your Aulani Resort vacation.
When & Where
- Dates: Most Tuesdays and Fridays
- Times: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- Location: Luana Lounge at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
Check the Daily 'Iwa for more information and full Aulani Resort activity schedule.
Enjoy an exclusive Disney Character experience for Disney Vacation Club Members and their special Guests staying at Aulani, Disney Club Villas, Ko Olina, Hawai'i.
- Valid Disney Vacation Club Membership Card and photo ID required at check-in.
- Party size limit of 12 Guests—including the Member—or the total number of Guests based on room occupancy per Membership.
- Member must present a valid Resort room key or valid Resort wristband for this event.
- Disney PhotoPass photos will be taken at the Disney Vacation Club Character Experience location. One photo session per valid Member account per day. Photos will expire pursuant to the expiration policy.
- Disney Vacation Club and Aulani Cast Members are not responsible for missing, lost or damaged photos.
- Character availability will vary per day of offering.
- Operating times, days of the week, locations and appearance of Characters may vary and are subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice.
Celebrations and Special Events with Disney CharactersLearn how you can add a touch of character to your wedding, family reunion, birthday bash—or any special event at Aulani Resort—with a Disney Character!
Makeovers and MerchandiseMakeovers and Merchandise
Painted Sky: HI Style Studio
Treat your little ones ages 3 to 12 to a fun and fashionable makeover for any occasion. From a day at the pool to a night at the lū'au, they'll love showing off their new island style! There's even a makeover where they can show off their adventurous side—just like everybody's favorite wayfinding Princess of Motunui, Moana!
Disney Character Merchandise
Bring home a memento from your amazing Aulani Resort vacation with exclusive merchandise featuring your favorite Disney Characters—and new-found friends—at Kālepa's Store and Hale Manu.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GOPlease review important information and policies for Character Experiences.
Please review important information and policies for Character Experiences.
- Guests must present a valid room key or recreation wristband to participate in any Character Experience.
- Non-Resort Guests can only meet Disney Characters if they book a Disney Character Dining Experience.
- To book Disney Characters for weddings, celebrations or special events, call (808) 867-6394.
- Premium Character Experiences require a fee.
- Advance reservations are required for Premium Character Experiences.
- Event times and locations may vary and are subject to restrictions, change or cancellation without notice.