Special Events

Upcoming Events

Celebrate in Style

At Ali’i Nui, we don’t just like to sail—we like to celebrate, too. Join us for exclusive, event-based charters throughout the year, from romantic Valentine’s Day sunset sails to costumed Halloween revelry on the open seas.

Locals

Nights

Tuesday, December 26th 2023, January 30, 2024

Set sail in Hawaii with loved ones, enjoying a beautiful sunset over the ocean. Indulge in gourmet appetizers and an open bar on the Makani Sunset Sail, celebrating Maui’s beauty together. For our State ID holding locals, enjoy a 40% discount.

Santa

Sail

December 17th, 23rd 2023

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Nothing says “Christmas in Hawaii” like a crowd dressed in red and green against a backdrop of lush palm trees, azure waves, and of course—a special visit from Santa himself. Bring the whole family along for an afternoon sail with Santa, paired with hot cocoa, tasty treats, and holiday stories. This special time of year also provides the chance for a whale encounter in the waters off of Maui.

CHECK IN:

1:30PM, Slip #56 Ma’alaea Harbor

(300 Ma’alaea Road)

Features:

  • 2 hour luxury cruise
  • Meet Santa onboard
  • Digital Photos with Santa included
  • Exceptional service
  • Whale Watching Opportunity
  • Hot and cold appetizers and snacks
  • Hot cocoa bar
  • Full premium bar
  • Free transportation
  • Two oversized clean bathrooms
  • Easy access from dock
  • Spacious covered cabin for shade

New Year's

Eve Sail

December 31st, 2023

10:00PM - 1:00AM

A night of indulgence and excitement awaits when you board the Alii Nui to celebrate the final hours of 2023. Ring in the new year with a  premium cocktails, and the best view of Maui’s fantastic firework shows.

FEATURES:
  • Exceptional service
  • Variety of gourmet Hawaiian style appetizers
  • Full bar with premium brands
  • Free transportation
  • Charters limited to approximately half capacity to assure guest comfort
  • Celebratory party favors
  • Two oversized clean bathrooms
  • Access from the dock to keep guests nice and dry
CHECK-IN DETAILS:
  • Time: 10:00pm – 1:00am (3 hours)
  • Check In: 9:30pm, Slip #56 at Ma’alaea Harbor.

Locals

Nights

March 26, April 30
Set sail in Hawaii with loved ones, enjoying a beautiful sunset over the ocean. Indulge in gourmet appetizers and an open bar on the Makani Sunset Sail, celebrating Maui’s beauty together. For our State ID holding locals, enjoy a 40% discount.

4th of July

July 4th 2024
Come aboard Maui’s finest sailing catamaran, Alii Nui, for an exclusive 4th of July experience like no other! Alii Nui offers a unique sailing experience with exceptional food and panoramic ocean views! This special event combines our Royal Sunset Sail with an upgraded menu, a full premium bar and a spectacular fireworks show over Maui’s coast.

AVAILABLE: Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

TIME: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm (3.5 Hours)

CHECK IN: 5:30 pm

CHECK IN LOCATION: Slip #56 at Ma’alaea Harbor

SCHEDULE

  • 5:30pm Check-In
  • 6:00pm-7:45pm
  • Dinner & Sail to Fireworks
  • 8:00pm Fireworks
  • 8:30pm (approximately) Depart for Ma’alaea Harbor
  • 9:30pm (approximately) Arrive at Ma’alaea Harbor

FEATURES

  • 3.5 hour Luxury Sunset Sail
  • Fireworks display from Wailea Coast
  • Exceptional service
  • Full bar with premium brands
  • FREE transportation
  • Two oversized clean bathrooms
  • Access from the dock to keep guests nice and dry

About
Come aboard Maui’s finest sailing catamaran, Alii Nui, for an exclusive 4th of July experience like no other! Alii Nui offers a unique sailing experience with exceptional food and panoramic ocean views! This special event combines our Royal Sunset Sail with an upgraded menu, a full premium bar and a spectacular fireworks show over Maui’s coast.

We will have a maximum of 50 passengers on this Cruise, with plenty of crew to accommodate your every need. No crowds or traffic to worry about, just relaxation, the ambiance of Maui’s night sky, along with outstanding food, beverage and service.

Transportation
Allow us to pick you up from your Condo/Resort!

**Trip location can be subject to change due to weather and ocean conditions, as the Captain sees fit for the safety and well being of the guests.**

Halloween Sunset

Costume Cruise

October 31, 2024
Celebrate Halloween in style with a Sunset Costume Cruise and free admission to Da Playground’s Monster Masquerade Halloween Concert featuring live local band Espresso.

CHECK IN:

5:30PM, slip #56 Ma’alaea Harbor 

(300 Ma’alaea Road)

FEATURES:

  • Adults (21+) Only
  • 2 Hour Sunset Cruise
  • Halloween themed cocktail menu
  • Open Premium Bar
  • Heavy Hot & Cold Appetizers
  • Costume Contest with prize for winners!
  • Free Entry to Da Playground’s Monster Masquerade Concert
  • See Concert Info
  • Complimentary Transportation from Resorts to Harbor and back to Resorts after Cruise

 MENU:

Hors d’oeuvres

  • Vegetable Tray with Hummus & Ranch
  • Jackfruit “Crab” Cakes with Chili Garlic Sauce
  • Spicy & Shoyu Ahi Poke
  • Mini Marinated Spam Musubi
  • Marinated Beef Satays with Mango Plum Sauce
  • Miso Marinated Walu with Sticky Rice & Sweet Shoyu Glaze
  • Lemon Garlic Herbed Chicken Wings
  • Kalua Pork Potsticker with Thai Chili Sauce

Dessert

  • Lilikoi Mousse with Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Thanksgiving

Royal Sunset Cruise

November 28, 2024
Set sail aboard Maui’s most luxurious catamaran for an unparalleled sunset sail and dinner cruise experience.

MENU:

Hors d’oeuvres

  • Marinated Beef Satays with Mango Plum Sauce
  • Miso Marinated Walu served with Sticky Rice and Sweet Shoyu Glaze
  • Jackfruit “Crab” Cakes with Chili Garlic Sauce

Dinner

  • Kula Greens Salad with Candied Macadamia Nuts, Cherry Tomatoes,Shaved Red Onion, and Feta Cheese, with Champagne Vinaigrette or House made Ranch Dressing
  • Sourdough Stuffing
  • Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
  • Blistered Green Beans with Almonds & Brown Butter
  • Maple Roasted Carrots
  • Cranberry Orange Zest Relish
  • Oven Roasted and Brined Turkey and Gravy
  • Ginger Braised Short Ribs with a Ginger Sake Sauce
  • Hawaiian Rolls / Crescent Rolls

Dessert

  • Pecan Pie
  • Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Torte topped with a Raspberry

Drinks

  • Beer, Wine, Sparkling Wine, Seltzer
  • Premium Liquor Bar

Santa

Sail

December 17th, 23rd 2023

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Nothing says “Christmas in Hawaii” like a crowd dressed in red and green against a backdrop of lush palm trees, azure waves, and of course—a special visit from Santa himself. Bring the whole family along for an afternoon sail with Santa, paired with hot cocoa, tasty treats, and holiday stories. This special time of year also provides the chance for a whale encounter in the waters off of Maui.

CHECK IN:

1:30PM, Slip #56 Ma’alaea Harbor

(300 Ma’alaea Road)

Features:

  • 2 hour luxury cruise
  • Meet Santa onboard
  • Digital Photos with Santa included
  • Exceptional service
  • Whale Watching Opportunity
  • Hot and cold appetizers and snacks
  • Hot cocoa bar
  • Full premium bar
  • Free transportation
  • Two oversized clean bathrooms
  • Easy access from dock
  • Spacious covered cabin for shade

New Year's

Eve Cruise

December 31, 2024

...final hours of 2024.

A night of indulgence and excitement awaits when you board the Alii Nui to celebrate the final hours of 2023. Ring in the new year with a  premium cocktails, and the best view of Maui’s fantastic firework shows.
FEATURES:
  • Exceptional service
  • Variety of gourmet Hawaiian style appetizers
  • Full bar with premium brands
  • Free transportation
  • Charters limited to approximately half capacity to assure guest comfort
  • Celebratory party favors
  • Two oversized clean bathrooms
  • Access from the dock to keep guests nice and dry
CHECK-IN DETAILS:
  • Time: 10:00pm – 1:00am (3 hours)
  • Check In: 9:30pm, Slip #56 at Ma’alaea Harbor.

Valentine’s Day

Sail

February 14th, 2025
Spend the most romantic day of the year aboard Maui’s most luxurious catamaran, as you bask in the Hawaiian sunset’s warm glow and dine like royalty.

Features:

  • 2.5 hour Luxury Sunset Dinner Sail
  • Exceptional service
  • Bountiful buffet dinner
  • Full premium open bar
  • Transportation Available
  • Charters limited to les than half capacity to assure guest comfort
  • Two oversized clean bathrooms
  • Access from the dock to keep guests nice and dry

Special Valentines Day-exclusives:

  • One fresh rose per couple
  • Upgraded dessert selection

Check-In Details:

  • Time: 5:00pm – 7:30pm (2.5 hours)
  • Check In: 4:30pm, at Slip #56 Ma’alaea Harbor on the Oceanside Pier.

Maui Songwriters Festival

Snorkel & Whale Watch

January 11th 2024

7:00AM - 1:00PM

Join Sony Music Publishing and TuneIn’s ‘The Big 615’ Host Storme Warren with ‘CMT Hot 20 Countdown’ filming crew for a one-of-a-kind snorkeling, whale watching, and sailing experience.

Maui Songwriters Festival website

CHECK IN:

6:30am, Slip #56 at Ma’alaea Harbor

DETAILS:

Experience an exclusive snorkel sail charter along with some of the top talent of the 2024 Maui Songwriters Festival plus the emcee for the festival, Radio Celebrity host of the ‘The Big 615’ Storme Warren. Join these amazing guests on board an opportunity to snorkel at Molokini and enjoy whale watching on our way through Ma’alaea Bay.

This one-of-a-kind charter allows guests an inside look at Country Music Television’s coverage of the artists, as well as the opportunity to snorkel and sail alongside them on Maui’s most luxurious sailing catamaran. A bonus for this time of year is the opportunity to see our Humpback Whales as they visit our National Marine Sanctuary.

Some of the world’s best singer-songwriters, producers and composers, including some of the biggest artists in country music, will join you on board for this amazing snorkeling, whale watching, and sailing experience.

View more information about the full Festival Activities on the Maui Songwriters Festival website

INCLUDES:

  • 6 hour luxury snorkeling experience
  • Snorkel spot at Molokini crater
  • Exceptional service
  • Full breakfast, snacks, and lunch
  • Beer, wine, and sparkling wine
  • Premium complimentary snorkel equipment
  • Use of wetsuit tops and boogie boards
  • Free transportation
  • Two oversized clean bathrooms
  • Fresh warm water showers
  • Complimentary use of towels and sunscreen
  • Easy access from dock
  • Spacious covered cabin for shade

Valentine’s Day

Sail

February 14th, 2024 only.
Spend the most romantic day of the year aboard Maui’s most luxurious catamaran, as you bask in the Hawaiian sunset’s warm glow and dine like royalty.

Features:

  • 2.5 hour Luxury Sunset Dinner Sail
  • Exceptional service
  • Bountiful buffet dinner
  • Full premium open bar
  • FREE transportation
  • Charters limited to les than half capacity to assure guest comfort
  • Two oversized clean bathrooms
  • Access from the dock to keep guests nice and dry

Special Valentines Day-exclusives:

  • One fresh rose per couple
  • Upgraded dessert selection

Check-In Details:

  • Time: 5:00pm – 7:30pm (2.5 hours)
  • Check In: 4:30pm, at Slip #56 Ma’alaea Harbor on the Oceanside Pier.

4th of July

July 4th 2024
Come aboard Maui’s finest sailing catamaran, Alii Nui, for an exclusive 4th of July experience like no other! Alii Nui offers a unique sailing experience with exceptional food and panoramic ocean views! This special event combines our Royal Sunset Sail with an upgraded menu, a full premium bar and a spectacular fireworks show over Maui’s coast.

AVAILABLE: Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

TIME: 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm (3.5 Hours)

CHECK IN: 5:30 pm

CHECK IN LOCATION: Slip #56 at Ma’alaea Harbor

SCHEDULE

  • 5:30pm Check-In
  • 6:00pm-7:45pm
  • Dinner & Sail to Fireworks
  • 8:00pm Fireworks
  • 8:30pm (approximately) Depart for Ma’alaea Harbor
  • 9:30pm (approximately) Arrive at Ma’alaea Harbor

FEATURES

  • 3.5 hour Luxury Sunset Sail
  • Fireworks display from Wailea Coast
  • Exceptional service
  • Full bar with premium brands
  • FREE transportation
  • Two oversized clean bathrooms
  • Access from the dock to keep guests nice and dry

About
Come aboard Maui’s finest sailing catamaran, Alii Nui, for an exclusive 4th of July experience like no other! Alii Nui offers a unique sailing experience with exceptional food and panoramic ocean views! This special event combines our Royal Sunset Sail with an upgraded menu, a full premium bar and a spectacular fireworks show over Maui’s coast.

We will have a maximum of 50 passengers on this Cruise, with plenty of crew to accommodate your every need. No crowds or traffic to worry about, just relaxation, the ambiance of Maui’s night sky, along with outstanding food, beverage and service.

Transportation
Allow us to pick you up from your Condo/Resort!

**Trip location can be subject to change due to weather and ocean conditions, as the Captain sees fit for the safety and well being of the guests.**

Halloween Sunset

Costume Cruise

October 31st
Celebrate Halloween in style with a Sunset Costume Cruise and free admission to Da Playground’s Monster Masquerade Halloween Concert featuring live local band Espresso.

CHECK IN:

5:30PM, slip #56 Ma’alaea Harbor 

(300 Ma’alaea Road)

FEATURES:

  • Adults (21+) Only
  • 2 Hour Sunset Cruise
  • Halloween themed cocktail menu
  • Open Premium Bar
  • Heavy Hot & Cold Appetizers
  • Costume Contest with prize for winners!
  • Free Entry to Da Playground’s Monster Masquerade Concert
  • See Concert Info
  • Complimentary Transportation from Resorts to Harbor and back to Resorts after Cruise

 MENU:

Hors d’oeuvres

  • Vegetable Tray with Hummus & Ranch
  • Jackfruit “Crab” Cakes with Chili Garlic Sauce
  • Spicy & Shoyu Ahi Poke
  • Mini Marinated Spam Musubi
  • Marinated Beef Satays with Mango Plum Sauce
  • Miso Marinated Walu with Sticky Rice & Sweet Shoyu Glaze
  • Lemon Garlic Herbed Chicken Wings
  • Kalua Pork Potsticker with Thai Chili Sauce

Dessert

  • Lilikoi Mousse with Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Thanksgiving

November 27th 2024
Set sail aboard Maui’s most luxurious catamaran for an unparalleled sunset sail and dinner cruise experience.

MENU:

Hors d’oeuvres

  • Marinated Beef Satays with Mango Plum Sauce
  • Miso Marinated Walu served with Sticky Rice and Sweet Shoyu Glaze
  • Jackfruit “Crab” Cakes with Chili Garlic Sauce

Dinner

  • Kula Greens Salad with Candied Macadamia Nuts, Cherry Tomatoes,Shaved Red Onion, and Feta Cheese, with Champagne Vinaigrette or House made Ranch Dressing
  • Sourdough Stuffing
  • Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
  • Blistered Green Beans with Almonds & Brown Butter
  • Maple Roasted Carrots
  • Cranberry Orange Zest Relish
  • Oven Roasted and Brined Turkey and Gravy
  • Ginger Braised Short Ribs with a Ginger Sake Sauce
  • Hawaiian Rolls / Crescent Rolls

Dessert

  • Pecan Pie
  • Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Torte topped with a Raspberry

Drinks

  • Beer, Wine, Sparkling Wine, Seltzer
  • Premium Liquor Bar

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