MAUNA KEA BLOG
How much do you know about the early days of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel? Here are 20 fun factsabout the hotel’s origins. Hotel founder Laurance S. Rockefeller chose the site for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel after spotting its beautiful, crescent-shaped, white sand beach from the air and subsequently going for a swim there. Before the hotel was built, there were no roads, water or electricity – just the beautiful beach, the bay and black lava. Rockefeller signed a 99-year lease with Parker Ranch for 1,800 acres. Before he started building, Rockefeller hired a crew to set up a weather station to [...]
Are you looking for the perfect place for your meeting or social function? Mauna Kea Beach Hotel recently opened its brand-new Kauna‘oa Ballroom. It’s a gorgeous space with huge, floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides with beautiful views of Kauana‘oa Bay and its white sand beach, which has been called the best beach in the world. The ballroom features nearly 3,500 square feet of indoor function space, as well as outdoor pre-function areas. A lanai with a view surrounds the ballroom. There’s also a nearby open-air area with a striking mural by local artist Solomon Enos. The venue is flexible and [...]
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My wife and I were spoiled to stay in a suite at the Hawaii Prince Hotel. Situated overlooking the harbour and the stunning beaches and right on the edge of pure paradise we stayed a couple of nights here and loved every second of it.
New Zealand | July, 2016