KO OLINA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Disney's Aulani Resort & Spa is celebrating its grand opening Thursday.
Although the resort officially opened for business on Aug. 29, Disney plans to light up the night sky and hold a traditional Hawaiian ceremony.
Hawaiian musician Keali'i Reichel is scheduled to perform at the ceremony.
Disney CEO Bob Iger and Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resort Tom Staggs will be in attendance.
Disney characters Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Chip and Dale and Goofy will also make a special appearance.
According to Disney, the 21-acres beachfront resort has something for everybody in the family.
Aulani offers an 18,000-square-foot spa, water slides, a 900-foot floating stream, sunset-facing hot tubs, salt water snorkel lagoon, wedding lawn and conference center.