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 neighborhoods. Known for its impeccable service, unrivaled accommodations, and world-class dining, this legendary haven is a favorite with U.S. presidents, international royalty, and celebrities.
Each room and suite reflect an elegant island lifestyle featuring Italian Frette linens with customized tropical embroidery, 40-inch flat screen Sony televisions, signature Floris of London bath products and many other 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 personalized amenity program. The four suites in the signature collection are the Kahala Kai Suite, Kahala Beach Suite, Presidential Suite and Imperial Suite.
Discover extraordinary dining experiences at the resort’s five dining venues featuring exceptional island style cuisine culled from a diverse blend of cultural influences 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 Kahala Burger, a popular lunch item with The Kahala’s celebrity guests.
Sip creative beverage concoctions and savor 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-squarefoot 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 Asian and Mediterranean cuisine with global influences. Newly appointed chef de cuisine, Hiroshi Inoue, compiled a creatively designed menu using inspiration from his travels around the world and past work experience at Michelin star restaurants. 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 pasta and pizzas. Executive Chef Daisuke Hamamoto also offers Prix fix 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 personalized spa experience. From there, choose from a wide range of treatments designed to heal, relax, detoxify, rejuvenate and renew.
Among the many services and treatment options available are the signature Lovely Hula Hands, a four-handed dancing of hands experience during a traditional Hawaiian lomilomi massage. Ola Signature Scrubs celebrate serenity, tranquility, and peace with this experience that includes a floral bath.
Picture a wedding in Hawaii on an island paradise that captures the essence of earthly elegance and relaxed sophistication. With the azure blue of the Pacific Ocean as the background, the day will be set among towering palm trees and one of the world’s most stunning sunsets.
From elegant, island-style ballrooms with extravagant chandeliers to outdoor, beachfront lawns with unobstructed views of the vast Pacific Ocean, the resort offers a variety of opportunities to accommodate discerning brides and grooms to make their destination wedding a dream come true. Escape to a world of opulence and grandeur today and live the Kahala lifestyle.