celebrate in paradise 2 0 0 9 H O L I D AY S E A S O N
We are delighted to welcome you The holiday season is a magical time filled with the warmth of family and friends. Whether we are welcoming you to The Fairmont Orchid for the first time, or welcoming you back, you are a member of our ‘ohana (family), while you are here. We are honored that you have selected The Fairmont Orchid as your holiday destination, and we look forward to sharing our aloha spirit and our warm engaging hospitality with your family and friends. We invite you to enjoy the many special activities we have designed to highlight the holiday season, and our island culture. The Big Island of Hawai‘i offers endless opportunities for exploration, adventure, relaxation and rejuvenation. Let us help you plan your perfect getaway. However you choose to spend your time on the island of Hawai‘i, we look forward to making your stay with us memorable in every way. Aloha a e komo mai,
Ian Pullan General Manager The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai‘i
DINING DeCeMBeR 19TH – jAnUARy 3RD
Allow The Fairmont Orchid Culinary Team to indulge your senses with pre fixe menus, exquisite buffets, or a freshly made sandwich from the Deli. BROWN’S BEACH HOUSE
DInneR 5:00 – 9:00 pM ReSeRVATIonS HIGHLy SUGGeSTeD
ARTISAn CoCKTAILS AnD pUpU 4:00 pM – MIDnIGHT LIVe enTeRTAInMenT DAILy
Innovative, Big Island-inspired cuisine is drawn from simple, pure flavors from locally grown, sustainable agriculture. Enjoy a memorable evening under the stars, steps from the shoreline in outdoor open-air seating.
Luana; Hawaiian for “to enjoy ones surroundings, to be at leisure,” describes Luana Lounge perfectly. Whether on the Terrace, in the Gallery, or on the Lanai, you will be surrounded by beautiful views of Pauoa Bay and art created by local Big Island Artists, all while enjoying great pupu (appetizers)and sipping on fresh cocktails made by our mixologist.
HALE KAI LUnCH & DInneR 10:00 AM – 10:00 pM
The name may have changed, but the setting and offerings are still spectacular. Relaxed oceanfront NORIO’S JAPANESE dining in a Hawaiian setting. RESTAURANT & SUSHI BAR Family friendly menu options for DInneR 5:00 – 9:00 pM lunch and dinner complimented CLoSeD TUeSDAyS by beautiful Kohala sunsets. ReSeRVATIonS HIGHLy SUGGeSTeD
Sushi Chef Norio selects only the highest quality, freshest fish and seafood for his creations. His personal touch and attention to detail is reflected in his exquisite presentations. Reserve a table or enjoy his personality at the sushi bar.
ORCHID COURT BReAKFAST 6:30 – 11:00 AM
The best way to start your day, offering a bountiful breakfast buffet, or an array of a la carte offerings. Alfresco seating in a tropical garden setting.
brown’s beach house
japanese restaurant & sushi bar
luana lounge Enjoy a memorable dinner with family and friends. You will be delighted with our chefs’ creations. for reservations call 808-887-7368
JUST A FEW OF OUR HOLIDAY OFFERINGS
HOLIDAY OPENING CEREMONY
HERE COMES SANTA IN A KOA CANOE
DECEMBER 21, 8:00 – 8:30 AM
December 24, 4:00 pm
Welcome the holiday season at Ahuakupuna, reflect on the holidays, as we pay respect to all kupuna (ancestors) past and present.
Santa’s Beachboys will paddle him in for a short visit before his big night. Come early, because he’s going to be gone in a flash.
Meet in the lobby. Complimentary
Meet at the Beach Shack
HAWAIIAN CULTURAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED DAILY
Join us daily for Hawaiian arts and crafts such as make your own maori poi (balls), pala‘ie Hawaiian loop and ball game, coconut leaf weaving, and keiki shoreline fishing. Meet at the Beach Shack. Complimentary
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING FESTIVITIES December 21, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Festive entertainment for the entire family. One lucky keiki will be selected to light our Hawaiian Norfolk Pine Christmas tree. Courtyard lanai below the main lobby. Complimentary
POOLSIDE COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS OFFERED DAILY 3:00 pm
Join us poolside everyday for cooking demonstrations by Sushi Chef Norio, fruit carvings by our Garde Manger Chef as well as Christmas cookie decorating by Executive Pastry Chef Jamon Harper.
GATHERING OF THE KINGS December 19 & 26 5:30 - 9:00 pm
Just another luau? Think again! A Polynesian blend of traditional and modern choreography, music and performance built around a feast fit for the ali‘i (royalty). Island Breeze Productions and
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai‘i partner together to bring the story of the settlement of Samoa, Tahiti, Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Hawai‘i to you with “islands” of food representing these islands before the performance.
gathering of the kings
A blending of traditional and modern choreography, music and performance, along with a memorable feast retelling the settlement of Polynesia.
saturday evenings plantation estate
SPA WITHOUT WALLS The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii’s award-winning Spa Without Walls lets you enjoy the splendor of Hawaii’s tropical climate with 8 private outdoor waterfall hale (huts), 6 oceanfront, and 3 indoor treatment rooms.
With the soothing sounds of water, pleasant ocean breezes and floral scent filling the air, treatments integrate Hawaii’s therapeutic environment and ancient healing arts into every experience. SpA HoURS 7:00 AM – 7:00 pM
PARADISE WITHIN Develop your strength and flexibility. Renew your energy. A variety of Reverse the effects of stress. Enjoy daily classes are available for you to the moment. Clear your vision and discover your paradise within. mind. Enhance your creativity. 808-887-7540
BEACHBOYS PROGRAM For decades, visitors to the Hawaiian islands have been intrigued by the aloha spirit, charm and hospitality of the Beachboys. Their cultural knowledge, ocean skills and storytelling talents are
legendary. This tradition, and the spirit of old Hawai‘i, thrives here at The Fairmont Orchid through the Beachboys program. At the Beachboy Shack on the Beach 8:00 AM – 5:00 pM
KEIKI ALOHA We have several options for our keiki (children) this holiday season, from spending time in Kimo’s hangout to the Keiki Aloha Program, there are numerous activities to choose from. Life in Hawai‘i is full of fun, and our camp counselors share it with the keiki through arts and crafts, excursions, and Hawaiian culture
and lore. The Keiki Aloha Program is offered daily and options include half-day, full-day and evenings. Nanny and babysitting services are also available. The Keiki Aloha Program is for children ages 5-12 with options of half-day, full-day and evenings. oFFeReD DAILy 808-887-7368 FoR ReSeRVATIonS
spa without walls
Our award-winning Spa Without Walls invites you to relax, refresh and rejuvenate near lush waterfalls or steps from the ocean.
for reservations call 808-887-7540
NEW YEAR’S EVE BEACHBOY BASH DECEMBER 31 AT COCONUT GROVE 7:00 pM – AFTeR MIDnIGHT
Step back in time and celebrate the New Year with a 50’s Hawai‘i
themed bash, complete with live entertainment, DJ, beachboys and hula girls. We invite you to be our
guest as we welcome the NewYear under the stars, surrounded by towering palm trees, fragrant tropical blossoms and gentle surf nearby. Our toes-in-the-sand celebration will be the perfect way to ring in the New Year, Big Island-style. Our talented Chefs will astound you with their culinary creations, while our bartenders pop champagne corks and pour our famous Big Island cocktails all night long. The evening’s highlight is a fireworks display over the Pacific to usher in 2010 with a bang. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate a once-a-year event at one of the most beautiful places in the world. 808-887-7368 FoR ReSeRVATIonS
A FAIRMONT ORCHID HOLIDAY WISH Come as you are Laugh often Depart as friends Return again and again
TURNING MOMENTS INTO MEMORIES FOR OUR GUESTS