08/29/2016 0 comments

Experience and enjoy the Street Foods of Asia “Kahala Style” at the resort’s seaside event on the lawn of Plumeria Beach House on the evening of Friday, September 9. Taste, see, feel and hear the sizzling sounds of the markets in Asia at the most spectacular location in the world!

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08/26/2016 0 comments

Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts - A Signature Item

Carefully prepared by our chefs, the Chocolate Macadamia Nuts are a delectable delight. We are taking you behind the scenes to our kitchen with our Executive Pastry Chef, Michael Moorhouse with our series on how we make our famous macadamia nuts. Stay tuned next week for part 2!

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08/25/2016 0 comments

In Part 1 of our roundup of Kahala Hotel & Resort health-and-wellness experiences, we detailed our blissful onsite spa treatments and our wide-ranging restaurants. This time around, we’ll survey a few of the outdoor activities that manage to combine healthful exercise with loads of world-class scenery and fun.

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08/18/2016 0 comments

A visit to the Hawaiian Islands rejuvenates and restores by its very nature: The wash of a sea breeze through the coconut palms, the roar of a jungle waterfall, the sight of a green sea turtle gliding over a near shore reef, the dance of a beach fire before a Pacific sunset—this archipelago is infused with serene spirit. Guests have been seeking serenity (not to mention fun & adventure) at the Kahala Hotel & Resort for decades, and these days our health-and-wellness offerings are more extensive than ever.

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08/11/2016 0 comments

We probably whetted your appetite for romantic outings within easy reach of Kahala Resort in our last blogpost. Well, here are a few more possibilities—from an American heiress’s heavenly abode to our very own starlit beachfront!

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08/05/2016 0 comments

Treat your pet to Kahala specialty dog biscuits! The Kahala’s special handcrafted dog biscuits made with wholesome and natural ingredients. Cost is $20 for six specialty Kahala dog biscuits packaged in a signature box. The resort is also offering personalized biscuits with your dog’s name hand-written with icing on the ‘bone’ for an additional $5 fee.

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08/04/2016 0 comments

Lush tropical greenery, sheer waterfall-laced cliffs, some of the world’s finest beaches, mesmerizing Pacific Ocean sunrises and sunsets: Oahu’s an almost unparalleled destination for romantics. And the perfect base camp for an all-out romance-geared vacation is the Kahala Hotel & Resort, set as we are along gleaming sands and within a stone’s throw of Waikiki’s buzzing beachfront neighborhood. Hey, Frank Sinatra used to stay here—one of a whole passel of celebrities who did—and who sets the soundtrack for romance quite like Old Blue Eyes? Need another endorsement? Kahala was where Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton honeymooned, how about that?

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07/28/2016 0 comments

Honolulu’s abundance of family-friendly destinations makes it easy to keep everyone happy, for you’re aspiring scientists and nature lovers don’t miss last week’s post. In this week’s continuation we will discuss some of Oahu’s best museums, so get your history-buff bucket list ready for some additions!
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07/27/2016 0 comments

Who wouldn’t want pancakes on the beach?

Pancakes on the beach offers the perfect combination of marvelous food in a lovely setting. Every week, Plumeria Beach House will feature a different pancake including the delectable Pineapple Li Hing Mui with Bacon Whip or the Kahala BIG Pancake with chocolate macadamia nuts, coconut flakes and kona coffee anglaise. Tempted?

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07/21/2016 0 comments

If you’re visiting us here at the Kahala Resort with the whole ‘Brady Bunch’, you’ve chosen one heck of a place for your vacation. Oahu’s an island of dazzling beauty, deep history, and epic cultural attractions, which makes it absolutely ideal for all-ages getaways. Here we’ll run down a few of our favorite family-friendly destinations, all of which are easy to reach from our magical haven.

 

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07/14/2016 1 comments

To celebrate Summer, The Kahala Hotel & Resort is offering special, handmade Pate De Fruit colorful jellies. The Pate De Fruit “Summer Fruits” are chewy, French confections rolled in sanding sugar giving it a jewel-like appearance. The Kahala’s “Summer Fruits” collection is packaged in a Kahala signature box and comes in 16 Pate De Fruit in three island flavors that include Lilikoi, Mango and Guava. It’s the perfect Summer treat and a great gift!

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07/01/2016 0 comments

What's happening at The Kahala in July?  Wine Wednesdays, Paradise on the Beach, Handcrafted "Summer Fruits" and more.

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06/15/2016 0 comments

What do Queen Elizabeth II and Janet Jackson have in common? Aside from their royal monikers, the Queen of England and the Queen of Pop have both been guests at The Kahala Resort.

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06/15/2016 0 comments

Traveling to a gorgeous tropical destination like Hawaii can provide an unforgettable vacation for the entire family. When traveling with children, however, it can sometimes be difficult to accommodate a wide variety of ages and tastes. When staying at the Kahala Resort with your family you'll be enjoying a luxury resort that provides an incredible variety of exquisite dining, a beautiful beach and pool, and engaging activities all set against the backdrop of a tropical paradise.

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05/23/2016 1 comments

Special Events at The Kahala

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05/19/2016 0 comments

The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) will launch the 6th annual event with a first: a Hukilau. Eleven of Hawai‘i’s hottest chefs will put a fresh twist on local favorites like poke, roasted pig, and shave ice with a beach cookout at The Kahala Hotel & Resort on Friday, May 27 from 5 to 8 PM.
The Hukilau is a symbolic statement for Hawai‘i Regional Cusine.

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05/18/2016 1 comments

An exclusive five-day culinary and cultural experience hosted by Hawaiʻi’s culinary masters

Five days, five chefs, five extraordinary culinary experiences featuring once-in-a-lifetime culinary and farm tour experiences. Enjoy five nights in an ocean view room at Hawai‘i’s reigning luxury resort, The Kahala Hotel & Resort. Overlooking the mesmerizing blue of the Pacific Ocean, these overly spacious rooms are decorated in the elegant Kahala Chic style with luxurious refinements. Hosted by five of Hawaiʻi’s most celebrated chefs, George Mavrothalassitis, Mark Noguchi, Alan Wong, Lee Anne Wong, and Roy Yamaguchi.

 

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04/27/2016 0 comments

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In Hawaii, May Day is known as Lei Day, a time to celebrate the Hawaiian cultureand fragrant flower lei.

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04/19/2016 0 comments

Enjoy the delicious Haupia Coconut Cake with this recipe from The Kahala Hotel & ResortKahala-coconut-cakeRR.jpg

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04/19/2016 0 comments

The Kahala Burger Recipe from Plumeria Beach House

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04/19/2016 0 comments

Cocktails are an essential part of a good beach resort!

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04/15/2016 0 comments

The perfect Honolulu vacation destination is at the Legendary Luxury Resort, The Kahala

Keiki Kids Programs at The KahalaYour Kahala Hotel & Resort vacation memories will include the bliss of new discoveries as your little ones enjoy the sights and culture of Hawaii with the complimentary Hawaiian Traditions programs; delectable meals prepared just the way everyone in the family prefers at one of our five restaurants; and if you choose, a little adult time that’s made possible by our kieki or kid’s programs, as well as babysitting services available day and night. The Kahala Hotel & Resort is the only resort on Oahu with a Dolphin Lagoon with resident Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins.  Dolphin Quest offers educational and interactive programs for the whole family to be able to swim with dolphins. We look forward to embracing your family and tailoring a getaway that each of you will find enriching, energizing and memorable. Our rooms and suites are ideal for traveling with small children, teenagers or grandparents, we can offer inner and outer connecting rooms, Suites with plenty of room for everyone and two bedroom suites for larger families. It is an experience that the whole family will savor for years to come.

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04/08/2016 0 comments

Complimentary Pacific Dream Photography

Sunrise to sunset, enjoy a complimentary photography session exclusively for guests of The Kahala. Our photographers will capture the special moments of your vacation on the beautiful grounds & beach of the resort. Complimentary Photography at The Kahala

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03/28/2016 0 comments

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Mom’s day to shine and be pampered is Sunday, May 8th. Treat her to a fabulous brunch or dinner at The Kahala. Looking for the perfect gift?  Kahala Gift Cards are always the right size and exclusively for Mother's Day we offer handcrafted fudge.

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03/08/2016 0 comments

Golden Keys To The City Of Honolulu Means Distinctive Service At The Kahala Hotel & Resort

The resort has two concierge members on staff with the prestigious “golden keys” or “Les Clefs d’Or.” Les Clefs d’Or USA is an exclusive international association of professional hotel concierges to ensure five-star customer care is flawlessly executed.

The Kahala Golden Keys Concierge Hotel in Honolulu Hawaii

The Kahala Hotel & Resort has two Golden Keys Concierge Hotel in Honolulu Hawaii

 

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03/08/2016 0 comments

Guests of The Kahala Hotel & Resort will always feel well cared-for. Every guestroom and suite in our luxury hotel is stocked with amenities to ensure that your stay is completely comfortable. It’s the small things, the fine touches. We offer 24-hour in-room dining, and a concierge staff including two Les Clefs D'Or Concierge. We are also prepared for your business needs with reliable complimentary Internet service, and a 24-hour state-of-the-art business center. The hospitality suite on the first floor ensures comfort and convenience for all guests.

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03/01/2016 1 comments

Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts - A Signature Item

Carefully prepared by our chefs, the Chocolate Macadamia Nuts are a delectable delight. 

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02/24/2016 0 comments

The Veranda at The Kahala is the newest 'in' spot for the trendy Honolulu crowd as well as hotel guests looking for the place to see and be seen. 

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The Veranda is the perfect venue for cocktails and live music in the evening and offers a selection of wines by the glass from top vintners from the Old and the New World.

 

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02/08/2016 0 comments

The Kahala Spa In Room Bath Menu

No time to visit The Kahala Spa?  Let our spa come to you.  Choose from a delicious collection of in-room bath treatments composed of essential Kahala Spa bath products.  Each treatment is good for multiple baths so you can enjoy them during your stay or after you return home.   

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12/12/2015 0 comments

Led by the experienced team from Hawaiian Fresh Farms, take part in a relaxing Hawaiian meditation and stretching session, hear ancient stories while taking a scenic nature walk, and learn through hands-on demonstrations about native Hawaiian wellness practices. This tour will invigorate, uplift and educate you with Hawaii‘s rich cultural practices that promote vitality and health.wellness-tour.jpg

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12/08/2015 0 comments

The Honorable Governor David Ige recognized The Kahala Hotel & Resort with the 2015 Governor's Green Business Award for its ongoing sustainable efforts, which included solid waste reduction, recycling, energy efficiency and water conservation.

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  • Luis P. Salaveria, Director, DBEDT
  • Ellen Mansfield, Assistant Director of Engineering, The Kahala Hotel & Resort
  • Spring Chang, Director of Spa and Recreation, The Kahala Hotel & Resort
  • Governor David Ige, State of Hawaii
  • Cerise Nakaima, Catering & Conference Administrative Assistant, The Kahala Hotel & Resort
  • Denise Anderson, Purchasing Manager, The Kahala Hotel & Resort
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12/01/2015 0 comments

The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Hawai‘i’s celebrated oasis of luxury and elegance, is ringing in 2016 with a New Year’s Eve extravaganza on Thursday, December 31 from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Titled “The Kahala Countdown,” the oceanfront fête will offer festive live entertainment, exceptional food stations, DJ and dance floor, and spectacular fireworks show synchronized with music.New_Years_Eve_Hokus.jpg

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11/08/2015 0 comments

THANKSGIVING AT HOME - The Kahala Hotel & Resort’s popular Thanksgiving at Home program will be offered again on Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day.

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11/08/2015 0 comments

Fresh-Baked Kahala Christmas Stollen

Need a last minute gift or a special treat for your office or volunteer staff? A guest and community favorite, The Kahala’s fresh-baked Christmas Stollen is offered November 27 - December 31, 2015 for all your last-minute gift-giving needs.

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08/12/2015 0 comments

Hoku's Award Winning Cuisine

The Kahala Hotel & Resort’s award-winning Hoku’s, lauded globally for its masterful cuisine and innovation, proudly presents a new dinner menu designed by recently appointed chef de cuisine, Hiroshi Inoue. Maintaining the signature Hoku’s style that has become world renown with both kama‘āina and visitors, Inoue has incorporated Asian and the Mediterranean influences into the new menu using inspiration from his travels around the world.

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08/01/2015 0 comments

The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Hawai‘i’s premier oasis of luxury and elegance, today announced the appointment of Hiroshi Inoue as Chef de Cuisine of Hoku’s. In this newly created position reporting to Executive Chef Wayne Hirabayashi, Inoue will be responsible for overseeing the overall culinary direction and guidance for the award-winning Hoku’s.

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07/08/2015 0 comments

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Sneak peak at the Kahala Ramen to debut at the Joy of Sake. Kahala Ramen featuring soy-braised Kurobuta Pork Belly Ramen with toasted sesame seeds, bean sprouts, Tokyo negi (green onions) and chili oil. Summer has been quite hot in the islands, but a big bowl of homemade ramen made by Executive Chef Wayne Hirabayashi is quite hard to resist.

 

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01/08/2015 0 comments

PInk Chocolate Macadamia Nuts at The Kahala

The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Hawai‘i’s premier oasis of luxury and elegance, invites guests to sip and savor in the style of pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of October, the iconic resort’s signature Afternoon Tea service at The Veranda will feature pink exquisite bites and libations in support of the worldwide cause. Additionally, a portion of the proceeds from The Kahala Hotel & Resort’s Pink Afternoon Tea service will benefit The Hawai‘i Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Also in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Kahala Hotel & Resort’s famous chocolate-covered Macadamia nuts will be going pink

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04/21/2014 0 comments

A signature item at Plumeria Beach House Restaurant for 50 years, the Kahala Thin Pancakes with Maple Butter

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Plumeria Beach House’s indoor and outdoor terraces offer spectacular ocean views and al fresco dining. A breakfast buffet served by the sea always tastes better! OpenTable voted it one of America’s best outdoor restaurants and in the Top 100 for best brunch!  Enjoy all your favorites—thin Kahala pancakes, ready-made omelets, and salads and savories galore. 

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04/16/2014 1 comments

In honor of the Golden Jubilee 50th Anniversary Celebration at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, we asked our valued guests to share their Kahala memories.  

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04/16/2014 0 comments

Pineapple Cucumber...Melon Carrot...and Fresh Red

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04/16/2014 0 comments

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Take a bite of our delicious sugary Li Hing malasadas, a recipe carefully crafted by our very own award winning Executive Pastry Chef, Jeremy Choo. ‪#‎yummy‬

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04/15/2014 0 comments

 Garlic Toast Recipe

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01/22/2014 0 comments

Find a story card and golden chocolate on your pillow every night in celebration of our 50th anniversary. Insider's Peak at The Stories of Kahala. Enjoy reading our six "talk story" turn down cards...

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01/22/2014 0 comments

We Have 50 Reasons Why You Should Book The Kahala Hotel & Resort

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The legendary Kahala has been the special vacation resort for five generations. It’s a little bit like a neighboring island destination resort because of its location away from the crowd, but it’s a short ride to all the excitement and shopping of Waikiki. We start our 50th anniversary celebrations with the introduction of our Celebrations packages, loaded with added value to make your first or 50th stay at The Kahala the best ever.

Other reasons?

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01/22/2014 0 comments

Hundreds  gathered at The Kahala Hotel & Resort on Wednesday, January 22 to celebrate the hotel’s 50th Anniversary. Governor Neil Abercrombie proclaimed January 22, 2014 to be The Kahala Hotel & Resort Golden Jubilee Day and welcomed the crowed filled with Kahala employees past and present, hotel leadership including Carmine Iommazzo, Kahala General Manager. The mayor of Honolulu, also proclaimed it Kahala Golden Jubilee Day in the city and county of Honolulu.

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01/21/2014 0 comments

A beach bar was opened and used expressly as the location for “Rick’s Bar, The King Kamehameha Club” in the TV series “Magnum P.I.” The bar is now The Kahala O Ke Kai...magpi-jpg.jpg

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01/21/2014 0 comments

The Legend Inspires. The Promise Continues. Welcoming guests since 1964

The Kahala Hotel’s grand opening January 22, 1964 heralded a new era of modern luxurious hospitality in the Hawaiian Islands. Its spacious, well-appointed rooms commanded the then-stunning price of $32.50 per day. The Kahala was the very first Hawaiian hotel to have air conditioning, his-and-her vanities, and walk-in closets. One VIP guest described his room as a “living room with a bed.” Over the years many things have changed, but The Kahala’s unwavering commitment to Aloha has remained the same.

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