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Kick-Off Party

People dancing to a band playing in Whispers Lounge.

Sponsored by Patron

We’ve been to space, fought monsters, gone on a cruise, relived the prom, traveled back to the 50s to go bowling, traveled even further back to the stone ages, and many other adventures!

The kick-off party is a separately ticketed event that kicks the weekend off on Thursday evening.

This year's theme - Apacapulco featuring music provided by The Isotopes!

13th Annual Ohana Cocktail Showcase

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Go get a bottle & get those cocktail shakers warmed-up for the 13th Annual Ohana Cocktail Showcase!

Show off your mixology skills to our esteemed panel of judges (and audience) and compete for a fabulous trophy, prizes, and bragging rights!

Seminars

Rum arranged on a tropical table cloth for a rum tasting seminar.

 

Cocktail history, rum production, Rapa Nui heritage and more! Learn while you are entertained by expert speakers with specially curated content. Check out this year's lineup!

Ohana Mystery Bowl Auction

Woman carrying a Trader Vics bowl.

Sponsored by Trader Vic's & Old Port Rum

In addition to our marvelous silent auction, some very special members of the Fraternal Order of Moai also help us to raise money in a unique and wonderful live auction for the Mystery Bowl! In homage to the Mystery Girls of the classic restaurants the Kahiki and the Mai Kai, the mystery bowl, a bowlful of a delicious and potent tropical cocktail, is auctioned off live on Saturday night at Ohana, and presented with a wonderful (and sometimes zany) dance by one of our own Moai. The bowl is the high bidder’s to keep, as well as the cocktail inside, serving four or more. A new recipe for this delectable cocktail is custom created each year for the event.

 

All proceeds from this live auction go directly to scholarships for college students of indigenous Rapa Nui descent

 

Ohana Room Crawl

People dressed up as Batman for a comic themed roomcrawl.

 

Exotic libations served up by your friends with a generous dose of creativity, and over-the-top decor!

The Room Crawl is a Round Robin of cocktails and noshables served up by our attendees purely in the spirit of Aloha. They mix the drinks, decorate their rooms, and roll out the red carpet for everyone, all out of the goodness of their hearts. Remember to tip! And a reminder as you crawl... Its a marathon, not a sprint.

Interested in hosting a room crawl at Ohana? Let us know!

Polynesian Luau

Firedancer from the Pearl of Paradise show.

 

Saturday night brings a traditional Luau with Kalua Pig and all the fixings. Slow cooked all day in authentic Hawaiian style!

And while eating, prepare to be dazzled by the Pearl of Paradise Polynesian Dinner Review. Traditional hula and fire dancers will entertain and delight you while you enjoy the tastes of Polynesia.

Ohana Mini Golf Challenge

Mini golf sign.

Sponsored by Deadhead Rum

Hit the links, Lake George style – in the Mini-Golf capital of the Northeast!

​Did you know that there are dozens of mid-century mini golf courses in the Lake George area? We fully recommend a mini-golf excursion as part of the full Ohana Luau at the Lake experience! If you’re a really, really good (or exceptionally bad) putter, enter our annual Mini Golf Challenge for your chance at a trophy and a year’s worth of bragging rights. Trophies are awarded on Saturday night right before the big Luau.

To enter:
Play a round of golf at any of the local courses, then bring your completed scorecard to the Ohana Merch table under the vendor tent. There are trophies for the best and worst scores. Be sure to get your scorecard in by 4pm on Saturday afternoon to be considered. Good Luck!

Vending and Silent Auction

Clothing vendor with colorful textiles at vendor tent.

 

All weekend you’ll be thrilled by talented artists who will tempt you with their classic art and all sorts of goodies! Visit our vendors/artists who will be selling their items under the tent!

Also check out the magnificent Silent Auction in the Waikiki Supper Club. Thousands of vintage and tiki related items await your bids. 100% of the proceeds are donated to the Easter Island Foundation!

Music

Suzanne Long performs with live band.

 

DJs! Live Music! Check out this year's lineup and get ready to dance with live music by the pool.

 

Black Velvet Experience

Ready for your Black Velvet Experience? Tiki Tom-Tom will transform you into a black velvet painting. Wear your finest (or craziest) aloha wear and strike an exotic pose for the camera. All proceeds benefit the Fraternal Order of Moai Foundation. Minimum recommended donation $25. 

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Tiki Tom-Tom is a polynesiac, writer, photographer, wanderer, and a proud Honui of the Fraternal Order of Moai. To learn more about his home tiki bar adventures with other polynesiacs visit tikitomtom.com or follow @tiki.tom.tom on IG or Tiki Tom-Tom on Facebook

Pool Party

Ohana attendees in the pool with colorful floats.

Sponsored by Pusser's Rum

Frolic in the pool or hang out on the deck! World Famous DJs will be spinning tunes and a featured Pusser's cocktail only available during the pool party will be available!

Free Goodies and much, much more!

Ohana magazine and swag bags.

All attendees will get one of our famous Swag Bags, full of fantastic goodies, souvenirs, and Ohana Magazine!

 

Ohana Luau at the Lake is full of great entertainment and events, but we have paced the weekend so you’ll have plenty of time to see and do everything, while still having lots of time to socialize and relax.