Readers' Choice Winner 2016

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

95 Editor's Rating
Scale of 90-100

Renowned 252-room resort founded in 1965 by Laurance S. Rockefeller, overlooking a white-sand beach on the Kohala Coast. Beachfront Wing features a midcentury modern décor with white walls, pale wood floors and splashes of color from upholstery fabrics and cushions; also glamorous baths, a comprehensive range of modern technology and ...


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