Celebrate Girls Day at Kaanapali brunch

Ka’anapali Beach Hotel will present its annual Girls Day Champagne Brunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Tiki Terrace restaurant.

View the Hinamatsuri dolls, enjoy a menu of traditional and local favorites and participate in a variety of activities presented by Maui’s Japanese Cultural Society. These include miniature flower arranging, calligraphy, odori dancing and taiko drumming.

Girls Day has been celebrated as part of the Momo no Sekku (Peach Blossom Festival) over the centuries in Japan. The Hinamatsuri dolls are ceremonial and arranged in splendor. Passed down through three generations, the dolls of Trisha Goya Kapuaala will be proudly on display.

The all-you-can-eat buffet will be highlighted by Japanese specialties, such as beef sukiyaki, misoyaki salmon, pork nishime, assorted sushi and chi chi mochi (pink and white sweet rice cakes). The buffet also includes iced seafood bar with crab legs and oysters on the half shell, crisp roast duck with plum sauce, kim chee fried rice, clams with mizuna leaves and much more.

Cost is $39.95 for adults and $22 for children 6 to 12. Call Ka’anapali Beach Hotel at 667-0124 or visit the website at www.hawaiiansundaybrunch.com.