Mauna Kea Golf Course

Mauna Kea Golf Course


Mauna Kea Golf Course

Laurance S. Rockefeller, a visionary developer, founded the legendary Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in 1965. More than half a century later, the award-winning resort remains a hallmark of luxury travel.

Golfers are drawn to two brilliantly designed courses: Mauna Kea Golf Course, created by Robert Trent Jones Sr. in 1964 and renovated by son Rees Jones in 2008; and Hapuna Golf Course, designed by the renowned team of Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay. Consistently ranked among the country’s top 100 courses for more than three decades, Mauna Kea made its national debut in a “Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf” match featuring Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus.

Golfweek has included Mauna Kea Golf Course on its Best Courses You Can Play list since 2014, and Golf Digest ranked the course as one of the top 100 in the country eight years in a row.

In addition to luxury accommodations at either Mauna Kea Beach Hotel or its contemporary sister property, Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, which opened in 1994, the resort can accommodate group functions of almost any size with more than 85,000 square feet of meeting, conference, banquet and convention space.

Mauna Kea Resort is a low-density resort and the only property on the Kohala Coast with such dramatic changes in topography; the terrain rises and falls more than 1,000 feet above the acclaimed Hapuna Beach and Kauna’oa Bay. This change in elevation affords guests, homeowners and golfers alike unparalleled ocean views. Real estate opportunities provide a broad range of pricing options and include single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums and vacant land available for development.

Created on ancient lava flows on Hawaii’s Big Island, Mauna Kea Resort is set on 1,800 acres overlooking the exquisite white sands of Hapuna Beach and beautiful Kauna’oa Bay.

The award-winning, mid-century modern marvel, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, developed in 1965 by Laurance S. Rockefeller, offers 252 guestrooms, including 10 suites. Its contemporary sister, Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel, will soon become The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort with 249 rooms.

Ample indoor and outdoor venues provide all the options for memorable gatherings, whether ocean-view meetings in Mauna Kea’s new Kauna’oa Ballroom or poolside parties within steps of Hapuna Beach.

All the amenities expected of a luxury resort destination are offered, including two championship 18-hole golf courses, tennis, an array of beach and cultural activities, pools and cabanas, Mauna Kea Spa by Mandara and Hapuna Spa, and a variety of dining options with Hawaii-inspired cuisine.

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