Aulani Owners: HARPTA increases to 7.25%

Kristen TutasAulani Resort & Spa, DVC Resales, Selling DVC

Disney's Aulani Resort DVC

The Hawaiʻi Real Property Tax Act, also known as “HARPTA,” is a withholding tax on sales of Hawaiʻi real property by non-resident persons. For DVC owners, if you own points at Aulani and are not a Hawai’i resident, you are subject to taxation when you go to sell your ownership. Per the State of Hawaiʻi’s Department of Taxation: “Hawaiʻi residents … Read More

Ka Wa’a Luau at Disney’s Aulani

Kristen TutasAulani Resort & Spa, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Owner Benefits, Vacation Planning Tips

Aulani Luau

Visiting Aulani with your DVC points? Be sure to check out Ka Wa’a, the newest addition to the many resort  activities offered at Disney’s Aulani Resort & Spa. KA WA‘A, a luau, offers guests an imaginative dining and entertainment experience. “KA WA‘A” or “the canoe,” symbolizes the incredible journey across the ocean by the Hawaiian people—from ancient times to the … Read More

AULANI: New Entertainment & Dining Experiences this Fall

Kristen TutasAulani Resort & Spa, Disney Vacation Club

Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa has announced new, creative guest experiences that will debut later this year. The resort will introduce KA WA‘A, a luau at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa providing families with an enchanting dining experience and imaginative entertainment, and visits from Moana, Disney’s newest heroine. The announcement was made as part of the resort’s fifth-anniversary celebration of offering … Read More

33 Free Activities at Disney’s Aulani Resort & Spa

Kristen TutasAulani Resort & Spa, Disney Vacation Club

With so many inclusive vacation elements available to guests at Aulani, you can enjoy days of fun from the comfort of the resort—and with no additional charges for most activities. You’ll enjoy an exciting kids club, family activities, nighttime entertainment, unforgettable pools, and more! The activities below are included in your stay. Entertainment Starlit Hui: Uncle hosts this evening celebration … Read More