Ahoy Santa! Mr. Claus arrives at the Sheraton

  • Santa arrives at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa in Keauhou on Monday. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)
  • Santa arrives by boat at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa in Keauhou on Monday. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)
  • Santa prepares to meet all the good little boys and girls during the Aloha Kalikimaka Santa Arrival at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa in Keauhou. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)
  • Santa arrives by boat at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa in Keauhou on Monday. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)
  • Kala‘ahia Bean, 5, and Helena Bean, 3, talk to Santa during the Aloha Kalikimaka Santa Arrival at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa in Keauhou. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)
  • Santa dances in his hula skirt while arriving at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa in Keauhou on Monday. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)

KEAUHOU — Santa arrived on the Big Island Monday afternoon, not by air, but by boat, powered by an eight-reindeer motor into Keauhou Bay to visit all the good boys and girls at the Sheraton Kona Resort &Spa.