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Award Winning Hotel Hawaii Kahala

About the Resort

Awards & Accolades

Travel + Leisure

  • T+L 500 Top Oahu Resort & Top 3 Hawaii Resort (Hall of Fame) 2014
  • T+L 500, Top Hawaii Resort for Families 2014
  • World’s Best Hotels in Hawaii 2013 (Top 3) 
  • T+L 500, Best Family Hotel in US 2013 (Top 12)
  • World’s Best Hotels, Top 1 Oahu, Top 2 Hawaii 2012
  • Top Family Hotels in the USA, 2012 (No. 1 in Hawaii)
  • T+L 500 Top Hawaii Resorts 2012 (Top 6)
  • World’s Best Hotels 2011
  • World’s Best Island Hotels, March 2011 (Top 10)
  • World’s Best Service 2011, Hawaii (Top 5)
  • America’s Best Beach Hotels, June 2011 (Top 5)

Travel + Leisure China Magazine

  • T+L China Best Resort in Hawaii (Top 3) 2013

Conde Nast Traveler Magazine

  • 2014 Readers' Choice Awards: Top 25 Resorts in Hawaii
  • 2013 Top 100 Spas – No. 1 on Oahu, Top 6 in Hawaii

TripAdvisor.com

  • 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Hospitality Excellence, The Kahala Hotel & Resort
  • 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Hospitality Excellence, Plumeria Beach House
  • 2014 & 2013 Certificate of Excellence
  • 2014 Travelers’ Choice – Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the United States

Forbes Travel Guide

  • Top Hot 20 Hotels, 2013
  • Resort – 4 Stars, Kahala Spa – 4 Stars, 2013

Fodor’s Travel

  • Fodor’s Choice Award, 2012 & 2013

Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

  • 2012 Readers’ Choice Award: Top 20 Favorite Family Resorts

US News & World Report

  • 2013 One of the Best Hotels in the USA 
  • Best Hotel in Honolulu ‐ Oahu Hotels 2011 to 2014 (Top 3)

Hawaii Magazine

  • Reader’s Choice Award—Best Luxury Hotel, 2013

MidWeek Magazine

  • Hawaii's Best Award for Sunday Brunch - Hoku's 2014

State of Hawaii

  • 2014 Hawaii Governor’s Green Event Award

Successful Meetings Magazine

  • Pinnacle Award 2010 – 2014

Honolulu Star Advertiser ‘lima’ Awards

  • Best Fine Dining Restaurant – Hoku’s 2011-2012
  • Best Restaurant – Hoku’s 2012 – 2013
  • Best Restaurant Star Circle – Hoku’s 2013 - 2014

Honolulu Magazine

  • Hale Aina Awards, Best Buffet - Top Write-In Vote – Hoku’s, 2014
  • Hale Aina Awards, Best Buffett - Finalist - Plumeria Beach House, 2014
  • Hale Aina Awards, Best Restaurant for A Date Night—Hoku’s, Bronze Award 2013
  • Hale Aina Awards, Best Brunch—Plumeria Beach House, Bronze Award 2013
  • Best New Yoga Trend - SUP Yoga, CHI Fitness Center, Editor’s Pick 2013
  • Best of Honolulu – Best Place to Celebrate
  • Hale Aina Awards, Chef’s Choice – Hoku’s, 2011
  • Hale Aina Awards, Best Hotel Restaurant – Hoku’s, Gold Award 2010

OpenTable

  • Diners’ Choice Award Winner – Best 100 Restaurants for Brunch-Plumeria Beach House, 2012 to 2014)
  • Diners’ Choice Award Winner—Top 100 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S—Plumeria Beach House 2013

10Besties.com

  • Readers’ Choice Travel Awards: Best Beach Resorts/Hotels (Top 3)

SpaFinder Wellness!

  • 30 Hot Spas in North America, 2012

Marin Magazine

  • Top Vendors for Your Nuptials 2011

Travel Channel

  • Best Wedding Destination Hotels - #2

Travel Agent Magazine

  • Top Family Hotels List -2013

Travel Weekly

  • Magellan Awards – Silver Medal – Luxury Hotel/Resort -2011

Gogobot

  • Travelers’ Favorite, Top Hotel -2013

Oyster.com 2014

  • Best Kid-Friendly Hotels in Oahu
  • Best Beach Hotels in Hawaii
  • Best Hotel Bathrooms in Hawaii
  • Best Hotel Beaches in Hawaii
  • Best Hotel Rooms in Hawaii
  • Best Hotels for Destination Weddings in Hawaii
  • Best Hotels on Oahu
  • Best Hotel Spas in Hawaii
  • Best Luxury Hotels in Hawaii
  • Most Romantic Hotels in Hawaii
  • Most Romantic Hotels on Oahu
Virtuoso Best Hotel of the Year Hawaii
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence The Kahala Hotel and Resort Honolulu Hawaii