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About the Resort

US News & World Report

  • Top 10 Hawaii Resorts 2013
  • Best Honolulu - Oahu Hotels 2011 & 2012 (Top 3)
  • Top 10 Hawaii Resorts 2012

Travel + Leisure

Once again, in Travel + Leisure's 500 issue, The Kahala has been named as one of The World's Best Hotels in 2013. Such a distinction is well earned for the outstanding service and exceptional experiences The Kahala seeks to provide each and every guest. Congratulations to our staff and special thanks to Travel + Leisure for this worldwide accolade.

  • T+L 500, The World's Best Hotels 2013, 2nd in Honolulu and 6th in Hawaii's Top 14, July 2013
  • T+L 500, The World's Best Hotels, 1st for Location in Hawaii, (Top 2) December 2012
  • Top Family Hotels in the USA, 2012 (1st in Hawaii)
  • Top Resorts in Hawaii, July 2012 (Top 6)
  • T+L 500 The World's Best Hotels 2011, January 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)

Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Survey

  • 2012 Gold List, Platinum Circle member
  • 2013 Top 100 Spas – 1st on Oahu, Top 6 in Hawaii

Successful Meetings

  • Pinnacle Award 2013 (6th year in a row). The Pinnacle Award celebrates hospitality excellence.

Honolulu Star Advertiser - Ilima Awards

  • 2011-2012 Best Fine Dining Restaurant – Hoku's 2011

Honolulu Magazine

  • 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
  • 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

Marin Magazine

  • Top Vendors for Your Nuptials 2011, January 2011 - The Kahala Hotel & Resort

OpenTable Diners Choice Award Winner

  • 2013 Top 100 Outdoor Dining Restaurants – Plumeria Beach House
  • 2012 & 2013 Best 100 Restaurants for Brunch – Plumeria Beach House

TripAdvisor.com Travelers' Choice

  • 2012 Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the United States
  • 2012 Certificate of Excellence

Travel Weekly

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

Forbes Travel Guide

Yet again, The Kahala Hotel and Resort and The Kahala Spa were awarded Four Stars from Forbes Travel Guide for 2013. These awards signify a truly exceptional level of luxury and service and are an outstanding recognition for our staff. The award was announced internationally on February 26, 2013.

  • The Kahala Hotel & Resort – 4 Stars, The Kahala Spa – 4 Stars, 2013
  • The Kahala Hotel & Resort – 4 Stars, The Kahala Spa – 4 Stars, 2012
  • Forbes Hawaii Travelguide 2011

10Besties.com

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

Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report

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

SpaFinder Wellness

  • 30 Hot Spas in North America, 2012

Fodor's Travel

  • Fodor's Choice Award, 2012

Hawaii Magazine

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