They and the other guests are excited to start their vacation in Disney's $800 million playground.
Nearby local businesses hope the new resort will mean more customers for them. Read more.
Earlier this month, Walt Disney Co. temporarily stopped sales of time-share units at Aulani on Oahu and fired some top mainland executives after discovering it was charging time-share dues here that were not high enough to be profitable, according to the Orlando Sentinel newspaper.
Disney suspended time-share sales at Aulani on July 9, but is still taking deposits and reservations from people who want to lock in current prices. Read more.