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At The Kahala Hotel & Resort, we have been focusing on the health and safety of our guests, employees, and community amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. We are eager to deliver the Kahala’s luxury service with a heightened level of health and safety. Learn more for the most updated information and changes to hotel services and operations.

Critical Acclaim

As the premier destination in Hawaii, The Kahala has been lauded so many times that it is impossible to mention every award. Here is just a small selection of accolades that it has picked up in recent years.

Conde Nast Traveler Magazine

2019

Readers’ Choice Awards: Top Hotels in Hawaii, #2 (#2 on Oahu)

2018

Readers’ Choice Awards: Top Hotels in Hawaii, #4 (#3 on Oahu)

2017

Readers’ Choice Awards: Top Hotels in Hawaii, #5 (#2 on Oahu)

2016

1 of 11 hotels good enough for POTUS: Where the Presidents Stay: 11 Hotels Good Enough for POTUS

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

2019

Hawaii’s Best – People’s Choice Awards – First Place Hotel/Resort
Hawaii’s Best – People’s Choice Awards – First Place Sunday Brunch (Hoku’s)


Hawaii Green Business Program

2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

Hawaii Green Business Program Award – Hotels, Venue, Office, Retail & Grocery Category


   
Smart Meetings

2020

Smart Stars Winner - Best Island Hotel

2019, 2018

Platinum Choice Award

Travel + Leisure

2020

World’s Best Awards: Best Resort Hotels in Hawaii, #9 on Oahu

Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes-2019

2020

Star Award: Oahu Four-Star Hotels
Star Award: Oahu Four-Star Spas

2019

Star Award: Oahu Four-Star Hotels
Star Award: Oahu Four-Star Spas

2018

Star Award: Oahu Four-Star Hotels

2017

Star Award: Oahu Four-Star Hotels

2016

Star Award: Oahu Four-Star Hotels
Star Award: Oahu Four-Star Spas

AAA

2016

AAA diomond

2019 Hawaii Four Diamond Property

Expedia

2017 Best of +VIP Access Hotel

2016 Best of +VIP Access Hotel

TripAdvisor

2020

Traveler's Choice Award: The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Traveler's Choice Award: Plumeria Beach House

Traveler's Choice Award: Hoku’s

Traveler's Choice Award: The Veranda


2019

Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame: The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Certificate of Excellence: Plumeria Beach House

Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame: Hoku’s

Certificate of Excellence: The Veranda

 

Family Vacation Critic

2017 Family Vacation Critic Favorite: The Kahala Hotel & Resort

USA Today

2017

1 of 11 Hotels Favored by U.S. Presidents: 11 Hotels Favored by U.S. Presidents

U.S. News & World Report

2018

Best Hotels in Honolulu, Oahu: The Kahala Hotel & Resort, #2

2017

Best Hotels in Honolulu, Oahu: The Kahala Hotel & Resort, #2

2016

Best Hotels in Honolulu, Oahu: The Kahala Hotel & Resort, #4

Wine Spectator

2016

Restaurant Awards: Award of Excellence for Hoku’s

Hotels.com

2017

Most Loved by Customers: Top 100 Luxury

2016

Most Loved by Customers: The Kahala Hotel & Resort

State of Hawai‘i

2014 - 2016

Governor’s Green Business Award

Honolulu Magazine

2019

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Best Buffet – Plumeria Beach House (Gold)

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Best Brunch – Plumeria Beach House (Gold)

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Best Brunch – Hoku’s (Finalist)

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Most Romantic - Hoku's (Silver)

2018

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Best Buffet – Plumeria Beach House (Gold)

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Best Brunch – Hoku’s (Bronze)

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Most Romantic - Hoku's (finalist)

2017

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Best Hotel Brunch Buffet – Hoku’s (Silver)

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Best Hotel Brunch Buffet – Plumeria Beach House (Bronze)

Best of Honolulu: Best Wedding Venue

2016

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Best Buffet – Hoku’s (Top Write-In Vote)

Hale ‘Āina Awards: Best Buffet – Plumeria Beach House (Finalist)

Best of Honolulu: Best Wedding Venue

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