At Aulani, you'll find superb dining options for the entire family using the finest
local ingredients. Whether you want an elegant beachfront dinner, casual buffet meals,
poolside snacks or dining in the privacy of your own room, we have fabulous locations
for you!

Makahiki - The Bounty of the Islands - Named after the annual Hawaiian festival
that celebrates the harvest, Makahiki is a feast for your senses. Dine among colorful
murals created by local artists while enjoying glorious views of lush tropical foliage.AULANI-MAKAHIKI DINING

Breakfast Buffet

"Aunty's Breakfast Celebration" - Join some of your favorite Disney Characters for "Aunty's Breakfast Celebration at the Makahiki"! Hosted by Aunty every Tuesday thru Sunday, this family-friendly buffet is the perfect way to start your day and includes such breakfast favorites as island fruits, house-baked pastries, a carving station, Island-inspired offerings and daily specialties.
Regular breakfast buffet or ala carte menu available every Monday.


The casual dinner buffet includes fresh local products and chef-inspired dishes.
Options may include:

  • Sustainable seafood
  • Rotating carving stations
  • Asian-inspired entrees
  • Pasta with chicken
  • Crisp salads made with local greens
  • Fresh island fruits
  • House-made desserts

Or, order from the à la carte menu, which features some of the selections above, as well as popular comfort foods like steaks, burgers and country fried chicken.

'AMA 'AMA - Named after the 'ama'ama fish - a tasty local mullet fish frequent to Hawaiian waters, Aulani's signature restaurant features an open-aired seating section with amazing
views and celebrates not only the delectable fish but also the many fishing settlements
along the leeward coast dating back to the 12th century.AULANI AMA AMA DINING

  • Breakfast -
    Morning specialties including omelets, island favorites, grains and freshly made bakery items.

  • Lunch -
    Specialty hot and cold sandwiches, soups, salads
    and pasta.

  • Dinner -
    Seasonal and sustainable seafood, steak, poultry and pasta - all inspired by the islands.

  • Desserts -
    Delicious treats infused with local styles and flavors.

Vegetarian options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Location: Oceanfront, adjacent to Aunty's Beach House, Off the Hook Bar and Lounge
a nd One Paddle, Two Paddle


  • Men - Khakis, slacks, jeans, dress shorts, collared shirts and sport coats (optional)
  • Women - Capri pants, skirts, dresses, jeans and dress shorts
  • Please refrain from wearing tank tops, swimwear, men's hats, cut-off pants and torn clothing

Hours of Operation

  • Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Dinner: 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The 'Olelo Room - Relax with a Hawaiian-inspired cocktail or taste the latest appetizers from Aulani's gourmet chefs at the 'Olelo Room - a bar and lounge inspired by and
immersed in the Hawaiian language - 'Olelo.AULANI OLELO ROOM DINING
Attire - Resort Casual
Hours of Operation- 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

  • Sunset Hour - special pupu /drink menu: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Live Local Entertainment: 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Sun - Wed),
    6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Thu - Sat)

Off the Hook - An open-air, beachside lounge that resembles a fisherman's seaside
shack and serves a variety of favorite drinks and Hawaiian-inspired appetizers. Decorated
with cowry-shell lures, shark-tooth knives, fishhooks and fish-shaped ku'ulo stones
once used as decoys, this relaxed beachside lounge resembles a Hawaiian fisherman's
seaside shack. Look for one of the extra special touches-a colorful school of fish swims

Attire - Resort Casual
Hours of Operation - 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

  • Food Service available: 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Live Hawaiian Music: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Quick Service

  • Lava Shack -
    Get a quick snack or try a Hawaiian plate lunch. Choose from entrees like cold
    fried chicken, cured meats, cheeses and chilled miso-glazed salmon. Lava Shack
    features a refillable mug station. Now serving soft serve frozen yogurt. 
    Hours of Operation
     - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Papalua Shave Ice -
    Cool off poolside with fruity and refreshing shave ice. Choose from a variety of
    tropical flavors.
    Hours of Operation
     - 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Mama's Snack Stop -
    Located next to Papalua Shave Ice in the Waikolohe Valley, Mama's Snack Stop
    serves poolside snacks featuring mouthwatering hot dogs, chicken strips, and
    more. The menu includes a choice of bread, sauce, and the type of sausage,
    including All-beef Hot dog, Hawaiian Winner, Portuguese sausage, or a
    Buffalo-Ranch Fried Chicken Strip dog. 
    Hours of Operation
     - 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Ulu Cafe -
    Savor great food and scenic surroundings at this poolside venue that serves
    breakfast, lunch and dinner—including convenient grab-and-go selections.
    Order carryout meals to enjoy at the pool, or dine on the outdoor patio and b
    ehold beautiful ocean views. 
    Hours of Operation
     - 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  • Little 'Opihi's -
    Satisfy your appetite with grab-and-go selections at Little 'Opihi's, located at
    the beach beside Makiki Joe's. Menu options include sandwiches, salads, a
    California roll, ice cream and fresh fruit. A keiki (children's) menu is also available. 
    Hours of Operation
     - 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

In-Room Service

Private dining never tasted so good. Our outstanding in-room service offers a wide variety of options, day and night.