At the very end of one of Oahu’s most scenic drives around the iconic Diamond Head Crater landmark rests an oasis of luxury and elegance, The Kahala Hotel and Resort.
Just 10 minutes from the world-class shopping and entertainment district of Waikiki, the resort is set on a stretch of pristine white sand beach in one of Oahu’s most exclusive residential neighbourhoods.
Known for its impeccable service, unrivalled accommodations and world-class dining, this legendary haven is a favourite with U.S. presidents, international royalty and celebrities.
Graciously designed for the luxurious island jetsetter, the resort boasts 338 elegantly appointed rooms and suites overlooking the majestic Pacific Ocean and Ko’olau Mountain Range.
Each room and suite is designed to ref lect a luxurious Hawaiian home featuring exceptional guest amenities. For those who wish to experience the ultimate luxe Kahala experience, the four expansive suites of The Kahala Signature Suite Collection await, complete with a personalised amenity program. The four suites in the signature collection are the Kahala Kai Suite, Kahala Beach Suite, Presidential Suite and Imperial Suite.
Imaginative island cuisine
Discover extraordinary dining experiences at the resort’s five dining venues featuring exceptional islandstyle cuisine culled from a diverse blend of cultural inf luences using Hawaii’s bounty from land and sea by The Kahala Hotel & Resort’s executive chef, Wayne Hirabayashi.
Start off the day with breakfast at the oceanfront, open-air Plumeria Beach House that features thin maple pancakes, a signature dish served since the resort’s opening in 1964. Plumeria Beach House is also open daily for lunch with a robust menu that includes the resort’s famous Beach House Salad, a popular lunch item with The Kahala’s celebrity guests.
Sip creative beverage concoctions and savour tasty bites beachside while you dig your toes into the sand at Seaside Grill, overlooking the pristine Kahala Beach. The afternoon calls for high tea at The Veranda, which overlooks the resort’s 26,000-square-foot dolphin lagoon. The Veranda also features nightly live entertainment ranging from jazz to Hawaiian music.
End the night with a romantic dinner at the award-winning Hoku’s that offers Hawaiian island cuisine with Asian inf luences. Newly appointed chef de cuisine, Eric Oto creates a farm-to-table designed menu using inspiration from his experience as a farmer and fisherman. Hoku’s also offers an award-winning Sunday brunch menu with signature seafood and carving stations.
At Arancino at The Kahala, guests can enjoy contemporary Italian cuisine with creatively plated pastas and pizzas. Executive Chef Daisuke Hamamoto also offers prix fixe menus that take guests on an epicurean journey throughout Italy.
At the award-winning Kahala Spa, experience bespoke treatments that incorporate elements of native Hawaiian healing methods, delivering a transformation for the mind, body and soul.
Setting new standards for luxury and the latest trends in spa treatments, the spa offers nine spacious spa suites designed to exude a sense of calm and serenity, each with its own relaxation area, glass-enclosed shower, deep soak tub, personal changing area and wardrobe closet to provide guests the ultimate in privacy during the spa encounter.
All signature massages and treatments begin with the ritual of Ho’omaka, a cleansing and relaxing foot massage that sets a pampering tone for the personalised spa experience. From there, choose from a wide range of treatments designed to heal, relax, detoxify, rejuvenate and renew. Among the many service and treatment options available are the signature Oli Oli Lomilomi, a traditional Lomilomi massage enhanced with warm Pohaku stones and a mud leg wrap and ‘awa scalp soother.
Sail the Kahala seas
Experience an exclusive opportunity to participate in Hawaii’s most traditional ocean experience, a voyage aboard a Hawaiian sailing canoe, Holokino. The trip includes a guided historical tour of the various ahupua’a (land divisions) along Oahu’s southern shore while learning about Polynesian non-instrument navigation.
Guest voyagers will have the opportunity to practice basic way finding techniques that have been used by navigators for centuries throughout the Pacific.
Escape to a world of opulence and grandeur today and live the Kahala lifestyle.