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Our Location

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is a luxury resort located on the island of Oahu in Honolulu’s exclusive residential area of Kahala. The resort unveils itself at the end of Kahala Avenue set on a pristine white sand beach, just ten minutes from the world-class shopping and entertainment of Waikiki.
  • The only beachfront resort in Kahala, Oahu’s most prestigious residential area
  • Overlooks both Diamond Head and Koko Head craters
  • 10 minutes by car to and from Waikiki, and 15 minutes by car or taxi from Hawaii Convention Center
  • 15 minutes by car from Honolulu’s business district
  • 20 minutes by car from Honolulu International Airport


The Kahala Hotel & Resort is easily accessible from the airport using the driving directions below.

From Honolulu International Airport

  • While in Honolulu International Airport, follow signs of “Airport Exit”
  • Take the H-1 Freeway East for 13 miles toward Waikiki/Honolulu
  • Please Exit at 26B – Waialae Avenue
  • Turn Right onto Hunakai Street at the Second Stoplight
  • Continue 1.2 miles to Kahala Avenue
  • Turn Left onto Kahala Avenue and this street ends at The Kahala Hotel & Resort

E Komo Mai – we hope to welcome you soon!

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Chauffeured Transfers

For a fee, guests can be greeted at the baggage claim for a chauffeured transfer to the resort (not applicable for international arrivals). Please contact the concierge at +1 (808) 739-8911 or concierge@kahalaresort.com.

Executive Sedan (Maximum 2 Passengers)

One Way $195
Round Trip $390

Cadillac SUV (Maximum 5 Passengers)

One Way $245
Round Trip $490

Limousine (Maximum 6 Passengers)

One Way $245
Round Trip $490

Sprinter Van (Maximum 10 Passengers)

One Way $275
Round Trip $550

Mercedes S550 (Maximum 3 Passengers)

One Way $260
Round Trip $520

Luxury Bus (Maximum 16 Passengers)

One Way $465
Round Trip $930

Airport Taxis

Airport taxis are available outside the baggage claim area, costing approximately $50 – $60 to the hotel (one way). For transportation to the airport from the resort, Kahala Kai, the exclusive resort taxi, can be reserved by contacting the Bell Desk at +1 (808) 369-9480.


For hotel guests, valet or self-parking is $50 per day.
For visitors, fees are $6 per every 20 minutes for invalidated tickets and $60 for lost tickets.
Our patrons will receive 4 hours complimentary parking with purchase (minimum purchase $50.00).

Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Whether you’re staying with us or just passing through, The Kahala Hotel & Resort now offers Charge Pro Electric Vehicle Charging Stations so you can charge your electric vehicle (EV). You can charge your EV overnight, before the drive home, while attending a meeting or event at the resort, or whenever you need it. An additional fee will apply.

Car Rentals

One of the nation’s largest rental car companies, Hertz, is conveniently located right here at the resort. Guests can rent a car for the day or for their entire stay.

Complimentary Shuttle for Hotel Guests

The shuttle provides transportation to Waikiki, Ala Moana Shopping Center and Kahala Mall. Please find the shuttle schedule here.

Complimentary Bicycle Rental

The Kahala neighborhood is a great area for bicycle enthusiasts. For the pleasure of our guests, our Concierge Desk has available 12 bicycles that guests can use for maximum 3 hour periods. They can be used up to sundown or 7:30pm whichever is earlier with the appropriate helmets, which are for guest use as well. To use these bicycles, guests must register at the Concierge desk and sign the rule sheet and the waiver form.

Runners & Joggers

Joggers Map

Runners and joggers can choose from a variety of routes using our Kahala Jogging Map. The resort provides complimentary bottled water for runners and joggers.

Distance from The Kahala Hotel & Resort to Activities and Attractions on Oahu

  • Diamond Head Crater – 1.5 miles
  • Shangri La, Doris Duke Estate Tour – 1 mile
  • Kahala Mall – 1.5 miles
  • The Honolulu Zoo – 4 miles
  • The Waikiki Aquarium – 3.5 miles
  • Ala Moana Mall – 5.5 miles
  • Hanauma Bay – 8 miles
  • Arizona Memorial / Pearl Harbor – 15 miles
  • Downtown Honolulu / Aloha Tower – 8 miles
  • Sea Life Park – 12 miles
  • Valley of the Temples – 19 miles
  • Polynesian Cultural Center – 38 miles

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Families are Forever

With plenty of onsite activities, The Kahala Hotel & Resort is the perfect island getaway for you and your keiki (children).

Day 1: Fun In The Sun

  • Soak up the warm Hawaiian sunshine at our outdoor pool and hot tub. Rent a cabana for the day so you can lounge peacefully while the kids make a splash. With pool toys available for purchase, they’ll never run out of things to do! When you get hungry, there’s no need to go far. Enjoy a light meal at our poolside restaurant, Seaside Grill.
  • In the afternoon, get to know the playful Bottlenose Dolphins who live in our natural water lagoon. This experience is fun for the whole family, and you’ll get to feed, play and swim with these amazing creatures. Learn more about our partner, Dolphin Quest.
  • End the day with an oceanside dinner at Plumeria Beach House. Enjoy fresh island-inspired cuisine as you watch the sun dip below the horizon.

Day 2: Explore Waikiki

  • In the morning, let the kids indulge their creativity at our weekly Hawaiian Culture Classes, which include lei making, lauhala weaving and more.* View the calendar.
  • While they learn, why not treat yourself to a relaxing Couples Massage at the Kahala Spa? We are proud to partner with Aloha Sitters to offer child-sitting services so you can give yourself a much-deserved break. View spa services.
  • After a quick lunch at Plumeria Beach House, hop on our complimentary shuttle to the Royal Hawaiian Center in Waikiki. From there, it’s a short walk to the Waikiki Aquarium or Honolulu Zoo where your family can spend the afternoon marveling at the creatures of the deep or meeting friendly beasts from around the world.
  • Head back to your room to freshen up and enjoy cocktails and dinner service at The Veranda. Enjoy live music from local musicians every Thursday - Saturday from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Learn more.
    *Activities are subject to change. Please see our events calendar for more information.

Day 3: Snorkel & Beach Adventure

  • Wake up bright and early to go snorkeling at the legendary Hanauma Bay. Please note that reservations must be made in advance to enter the park.
  • Return home to spend a golden afternoon on the secluded beach in front of our hotel, where the gentle waves are safe for all ages. For your convenience, we offer beach gear including snorkels and fins, bodyboards, kayaks and paddle boards.
  • Create lasting memories with a sunset photo session on the beach. As a guest, you can book a 45-minute photo shoot on our grounds with Pacific Dream Photography. Learn more.
  • Afterward, tuck into a delicious meal at Arancino’s, voted Best Italian Restaurant in Hawaii.

Sunset Sweethearts

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is a top destination for honeymoons and anniversaries. Celebrate your love with a romantic retreat to paradise.

Day 1: Discover Kahala

  • Wake up to the relaxing Hawaiian tradewinds blowing through your suite and stunning views of the mountains or sea.
  • Don’t let this luxury go to waste. Order our Grand Breakfast service delivered to your door for one-of-a-kind breakfast in bed. View menu.
  • In the afternoon, rent a pair of our cruiser bikes to explore the beautiful neighborhood of Kahala and soak in the gorgeous views. Stop by Kahala Mall to browse the stores and recharge with a light meal or beverage, or see a movie.
  • Rest a while and freshen up, then change into your evening attire and make your way to The Veranda, our open-air dining room. Visit Thursday - Saturday to sip delicious Mai Tais while listening to live entertainment by Hawaii’s top local talent.

Day 2: Indulge Your Senses

  • On your second day, rent a car at our on-property car rental desk and head west for a leisurely drive around Diamond Head. If it’s a Saturday, stop by the KCC Farmer’s Market to sample fresh produce and browse handcrafted gifts. Afterward, continue on to the eclectic neighborhood of Kaimuki, known for its vibrant art and food scene.
  • After returning for a short nap, head to the Kahala Spa for our signature Romance Treatment, which includes a customized full-body massage, a deep soak tub with rose petals and a soothing facial.
  • At sunset, head down to Hoku’s for a decadent four-course dinner. With views of the ocean and a selection of wine fines, it’s the perfect place end a night a paradise.

Day 3: Lover’s Retreat

  • On your last morning, indulge in a late start to your day.
  • After brunch at Plumeria Beach House, head to the Honolulu Museum of Art for a guided tour of Shangri La, a historic Islamic-inspired estate perched on Black Point.
  • Return back home to rest, or read a good book by the pool.
  • At golden hour, take a romantic walk on our stunning shoreline, hand-in-hand. Have your cocktails hand-delivered from Seaside Grill as you enjoy happy hour on the beach.
  • For dinner, book a table for two at Arancino’s and savor the elegant flavors of Italy over a bottle of wine.