E ola mau ka Mo`olelo - Let the Stories Live On. On the dramatic Kohala Coast, Mauna Lani’s secluded beaches, coral reefs, and ancient fishponds set the stage for transformative experiences. Gather with friends and family at the Halau. The open-air village center serves as the resort's vibrant heart. Come here for a morning latte or deli sandwich, plan island adventures, meet friends after a gym workout, and experience the spa and shops. Continue onto the Great Lawn - an expansive grassy playground with palm-fringed swimming pools, the HaLani restaurant, and Ha Bar. Wander down to the Surf Shack, which anchors the Great Lawn to the spacious white sand beach. After exploring the storied coastline, mark your day with dinner at the celebrated CanoeHouse.
Adventure Awaits - Connecting the Great Lawn to the beach, the Surf Shack is home to the Kainalu watersports program and the legendary watermen and women. Start the day here with sunrise yoga and fresh lemonade. Chase the horizon in a Hawaiian outrigger canoe, hone your stand up paddle skills, or hang out on the Surf Shack deck. The Kainalu team makes magic happen on water and land. Explore Mauna Lani’s natural wonders using this as base camp. Enjoy lawn games with a light lunch from the nearby food truck. Learn about the royal fishponds and sea turtles with Pi‘i, the resident marine biologist. At the day’s end, savor sweet ‘ukulele tunes and craft cocktails as the sun sinks into the Pacific.
Authentic Cultural Togetherness - Offering curated experiences with a distinctive character reminiscent of Authentic Hawaii, a passionate team will guide guests on every ocean pursuit imaginable - from outrigger canoeing, surfing stand-up paddleboarding, to snorkeling right off the resort’s main beach and nearby Makaiwa Bay.
Accommodations - A contemporary sensibility defines the hotel’s collection of guestrooms, each of which comes with a furnished lanai balcony overlooking mountain and ocean views. You’ll find an understated, natural décor that’s bright and refined, with maple hardwood, natural fabrics, and textures that embody the essence of the soulful Hawaiian escape. The luxury suites are ideal for guests traveling with extended family and friends or desire more space.
"Guestrooms'' - A contemporary sensibility defines the hotel’s collection of guestrooms, each of which comes with a furnished lanai balcony overlooking mountain and ocean views. You’ll find an understated, natural décor that’s bright and refined, with maple hardwood, natural fabrics, and textures that embody the essence of the soulful Hawaiian escape. Accessible rooms are available. Benefits include spacious accommodations, sweeping views of the ocean and mountains, with up to 640 square feet to spread out. ''Suites'' - The luxury suites are ideal for guests traveling with extended family and friends or desire more space. Accessible rooms are available. Benefits include spacious accommodations, sweeping views of the ocean and mountains, with up to 1,040 square feet to spread out. ''Bungalows'' - The private Bungalows at Mauna Lani are secluded yet conveniently located within a minute’s walk of the resort. Privacy is maintained with a separate arrival, gated driveway, and private access to the beach. Each Bungalow features 4,000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor living space, including two bedrooms, three baths, a private swimming pool, and a spa.
''Spacious Guestrooms and Suites'' - Explore accessible suites ideal for guests traveling with extended family and friends, offering sweeping views of the ocean and mountains, and up to 1,040 square feet; or accessible guestrooms, each of which comes with a furnished lanai balcony overlooking mountain and ocean views. The corresponding photos may not reflect the specific accessible room type.
Dining - A Fresh Take on Hawaii Island's Generous Bounty - Legend has it Kalahuipua - with its abundance of fish ponds, was once the source of fresh catch for Kamehameha the Great, the first ruler of the Kingdom of Hawaii. Still known for its plentiful bounty today, setting the bar for organic, locally-sourced cuisine guided by Hawaii Island’s natural surroundings. Rooted in craftsmanship, leading epicureans like you on an exploratory culinary adventure like no other at five restaurants - plus bars and luxury cabana, each with seasonal and sustainable dishes made possible by the relationships with local farmers and fishers.
''CanoeHouse'' - Welcome to the iconic, CanoeHouse. Celebrating Hawaii’s soulful connection between land and sea with an ocean-themed menu highlighting the island’s unique bounty - everything from locally raised abalone and fresh-caught opakapaka (snapper) to tart poha berries and tender heart of palm. With unparalleled Pacific Ocean views, contemporary indoor-outdoor space, you'll enjoy the mesmerizing glow of tiki torches and fire pits all evening long. ''HaLani Restaurant at Mauna Lani'' - HaLani is the resort's open-air eatery well-appointed alongside the pool and expansive oceanfront lawn. Rooted in craftsmanship and local sensibility, the restaurant’s collection of master chefs serves up Mediterranean dishes such as grilled fish, roasted vegetables, and homemade pastas. These are all complemented with locally-sourced ingredients.
''Ha Bar'' - Laze the day away while you savor fresh, organic cuisine from housemade ceviche to tropical salads and pupus, enjoyed poolside or at the bar. In the evening, enjoy a breathtaking Hawaiian sunset while sipping an island-inspired beverage or handcrafted cocktail. ''The Market'' - The Market is a specialty coffee shop, cafe, and deli within a welcoming general store setting. Featuring a full-service cafe, a menu of lite and healthy bites, as well as a selection of home and lifestyle retail items. The Market has something for everyone, incorporating fresh local ingredients in the array of sandwiches, refreshing smoothies, and salads. Build a picnic to-go and hit the road with local craft beers and unique wines to enjoy, all with a focus on the outdoors, social responsibility, and sustainable practices: Specialty Island Outpost, Coffee Shop, Café and Deli, Located Lower Level.
''Surf Shack'' - Surf Shack is home to the waterman program, Kainalu Sports. Mauna Lani’s innovative approach to resort activities - a recreation program, unlike any other in Hawai‘i. Guided by world-class athletes, resort guests can learn a new language for adventure and embark on immersive journeys of self-discovery. This is also the ultimate toes-in-the-sand, good-vibes eatery, inspired by Hawaii’s iconic surf dens of yesteryear. Blissfully laidback, consider this your go-to casual hangout to fuel up for the day’s adventures. The ultimate toes-in-the-sand hango. Located along the pool - overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Light Bites & Beverages Daily.
''Francis H. I'i Brown Suite'' - As with its namesake, the Francis H. I’i Brown Suite - named after Hawaii’s iconic Francis H. I’i Brown - a famed golfer and Senator, is the ultimate private retreat that beckons island living at its best. Located on the south side of the resort, the suite offers unmatched views of the Pacific while overlooking the resort’s Great Lawn, expansive pool, and royal Hawaiian fish ponds. Designed for a truly immersive experience, family and friends are invited to indulge and unwind in this idyllic private venue that features a spacious living room for private dinners and entertaining, along with a state-of-the-art gourmet show kitchen and expansive furnished lanai. One-of-a-kind, Premier Ocean View, 4,625 total sq ft / Located Lobby Level, State-of-the-art gourmet kitchen, Spacious living room / Expansive private lanai with a modern fire pit, The ultimate private retreat ideal for family and group gatherings.
Experiences - Offering curated experiences with a distinctive character reminiscent of Authentic Hawaii, a passionate team will guide guests on every ocean pursuit imaginable—from outrigger canoeing, surfing, and stand-up paddleboarding, to snorkeling right off the resort’s main beach and nearby Makaiwa Bay.
A Poolside Paradise Beckons - The resort presents a triumvirate of stylish pools, each one offering its own personality. Well-toned and tanned revelers unwind at the infinity-edge Adult Pool. It evokes an air of understated elegance with its angular lines, luxuriously furnished private cabanas, and pond and ocean views. The only agenda here is total relaxation and the desire to see and be seen. Wholesome sun-soaked fun is the order of the day at the Family and Keiki Pools, where refreshing waters, expansive lawns, and daily activities will undoubtedly create lasting family memories. Poolside cravings might be satisfied with an array of culinary options - everything from sumptuous slices from a wood-burning pizza oven to plate lunches, short-rib tacos, and shave ice creations from a surf-inspired food truck.
Golf - Play On Hawaii's Finest Courses. Mauna Lani enjoys a storied golf history, and all 36 holes are a fitting tribute to Francis I‘i Brown. Known for its lava bed terrain dotted by kiawe trees, the North Course offers the quintessential Hawai‘i golf experience. With its stark a‘a lava setting, the South Course presents a challenging layout with holes set before mountain and ocean views - including #15, one of the world’s most photographed over-the-ocean holes. More than anything, they are places of connection - where moms, dads, sisters, and brothers can grow closer with every drive, chip and putt. Since opening in 1981, the Mauna Lani Courses have collected numerous “Best Courses You Can Play” awards from Golfweek, Golf Digest, and GOLF Magazine, and they were a 10-year host venue of the Senior Skins Game – hosting many of golf’s greats, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino and Gary Player.
Wellness - Inspired by Hawaii’s rich healing traditions. At the Auberge Spa, believing it - the kuleana (responsibility) to support sustainable practices and honor Hawaiian farmers' legacy who care for the land. By perpetuating the Hawaiian culture and providing beautiful indigenous healing ingredients, it creates a more sustainable Hawaii.