Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa wraps up its year-long golden anniversary with a celebration of “50 Timeless Years of Sheraton Maui” on Dec. 29. The resort invites guests to join an evening dedicated to the rich history of Sheraton Maui, featuring a time capsule presentation, blessing of the resort, hula dancing and live music by Leokani.
“This evening is about bringing together the elements of the past and looking forward to the next 50 years,” said Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa general manager Tetsuji Yamazaki. “It is a privilege to share the rich 50-year history of the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa and preserve it for future generations to discover and enjoy.”
Doors open at 4 p.m. to the Ocean Lawn with a vintage car display by Maui Classic Cruisers, entertainment by performing trio Leokani, the legacy of Discovery Room entertainer Danny Kapoi Trio, keiki hula dancers from Na Pua Melia, with iconic Pu’u Keka’a in the background. At 5:45 p.m., the resort’s 50-year tradition of the nightly cliff diving ceremony takes place followed by a resort blessing and time capsule presentation.
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa’s executive chef Greg Gaspar has prepared specialty food stations, a cash bar serving beer, wine, Mai Tais along with the special anniversary Makana cocktail will be available.
The opening of Sheraton Maui marked the onset of tourism to Maui and Ka‘anapali. The landmark location has served as the backdrop for vacation memories for generations of families, romantics, and sports greats from around the world.
Admission to 50 Timeless Years of Sheraton Maui is $19.63 inclusive which includes pupus, one beverage and entertainment; children under five years free of charge.
Special packages are also available, including promotional rates for the family friendly ‘Ohana Suite. (http://www.sheraton-maui.com)