There are so many things to do at Aulani, Disney's new resort on Oahu's Leeward Coast, that it's doubtful and any family can do all of them during one stay. Luckily, however, with over half the accommodations being part of Disney's Vacation Club, many guests are likely to return to the resort many additional times over the years.
It's no wonder that Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa has been named one of the year's 121 Top New Hotels for 2012 by Condé Nast Traveler.
Here are ten of our favorite things to do at Aulani. We've chosen some activities for the adults and some specifically designed for the younger members of the family.
Take the Family to a Disney Character Breakfast
Disney character dining is available on selected mornings at Makahiki, the resort's buffet-style restaurant named after the Hawaiian harvest festival season which showcases beautiful works by local artists, from paintings to glass art.
Favorite Disney characters celebrate with diners at "Aunty's Breakfast Celebration at the Makahiki" on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays. As everyone enjoys the great breakfast buffet with omelets, pancakes, waffles, French toast, island fruits, carving stations, traditional Asian offerings, house-baked pastries and daily specialties, Aunty is often joined for fun and games by favorites such as Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, Goofy, and Stitch and others - all in their Hawaiian attire.
They'll all make their way through the restaurant to greet and take some photos with guests.