Hawaii’s Big Island offers wonderful celebrations to greet the new year. Here are our top picks of New Year’s Eve 2017/2018 for where to have a special New Year’s Eve dinner and/or party and midnight fireworks.
– Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows hosts their traditional New Year’s Eve event with fireworks. Start the night with a New Year’s Eve dinner buffet at the Bay Terrace. Pricing — $163.12 for adults and $66.46 for children (inclusive of tax and gratuity) — includes the dinner buffet and entrance to the Poolside Party, which is detailed below. Call 808-881-7911 for reservations.
– The Poolside Party at Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows includes desserts, party favors, midnight champagne toast and midnight fireworks. Pricing for the Poolside Party is $72.50 for adults and $36.25 for teens. Children 12 years and under are provided complimentary admission. Pricing is inclusive of tax and gratuity. Call 808-881-7911 for reservations.
– Fairmont Orchid on the Kohala Coast is hosting a Vintage Hawaii New Year’s Eve celebration that includes dinner buffet, activities for kids of all ages, DJ, dancing and a midnight fire extravaganza show. For party reservations and more information, call 808-326-4969.
– The hotels in Waikoloa Beach Resort on the Kohala Coast are offering several special New Year’s Eve dinners and a luau. See this link for more information.
– The Sheraton Kona Resort in Keauhou (south of Kona) will have a special New Year’s Eve dinner at Rays on the Bay. The resort is also hosting a New Year’s Eve Dinner Luau Buffet with a Boho New Year’s After Party. See this link (scroll to the New Year’s Eve section) for more information.
- Additional Big Island resorts and restaurants will be offering special dining and New Year’s Eve events. If we have not mentioned your resort, check directly with them. This list is not intended to be comprehensive. it’s a list of place where we’d personally like to spend New Year’s Eve on Hawaii’s Big Island.
- For more New Year’s Eve dining options on the Big Island, check OpenTable.com. Note that you can modify the search criteria for the number of people in your party, time, etc.