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