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Ke Kailani at Mauna Lani – A Perfect Residential Community for an Active Lifestyle

Living in the private Ke Kailani community within the Mauna Lani Resort is like living in an opulent, all-inclusive village. From golf lessons and swimming to community gatherings and events, Ke Kailani is a perfectly located, gated community for those who enjoy living an active lifestyle. In particular, the community offers loads of options those who like to keep busy, healthy and entertained!

The Mauna Lani Resort is sometimes referred to as “The Gathering Place” and Ke Kailani is no exception. Ke Kailani’s focal point is The Grotto, a private oceanfront gathering space featuring a dramatic infinity pool, two whirlpool spas, and two open-air entertainment pavilions. Hana Pono Park is 5.5-acre recreation area also located within Ke Kailani that boasts a state-of-the-art fitness center, adult and kids’ swimming pools, barbecues, and an additional pavilion available for movie nights, private conferences and more.

These are just the recreational spaces inside Ke Kailani. Take a short drive outside the community and discover a slew of activities including: sports and recreation, fine and casual dining, boutique shopping, spas and wellness, and community networking events.

The Grotto is Ke Kailani’s gathering place – a private oceanfront recreational space featuring a dramatic infinity pool, two whirlpool spas, and two open-air entertainment pavilions.

Community Gatherings & Networking

Residents at the Mauna Lani Resort can gain access to many activities through being part of the advantage club. The beach areas are a beautiful place to relax with neighbors along the shoreline or enjoy some of the many watersports. Try stand-up-paddle boarding or grab some snorkel gear. Strike up a conversation with local residents from the Mauna Lani Resort community, which is currently undergoing at $100 million renovation, scheduled for completion in November 2019.

Shopping centers tend to be big community gathering hubs in Hawaii and The Shops at Mauna Lani and King’s Shops both offer nightly events for people of all ages. Check out their event calendar for the most up-to-date postings.

Sports and Recreation

Property owners at the Mauna Lani Resort enjoy preferred access to two 18-hole championship golf courses, each with uniquely striking fairways and greens set against the contrast of black lava. Practice your swing while enjoying panoramic mountain and ocean views. The Mauna Lani Francis H. I’i Brown South course features stunning ocean views and has one of the most photographed over-the-ocean holes in the world. The North course faces the mountains and is more challenging, with steeper drops and sloped greens.

Property owners at the Mauna Lani Resort can join the Advantage Club, which provides charge privileges and discounts, as well as priority tee times and reduced green fees at both golf courses.

Spas and Wellness

Nearby at the Fairmont Orchid’s Spa Without Walls, authentic luxury continues with several private outdoor waterfalls and oceanside huts, where treatments are complemented by the relaxing sounds of water. Most spa treatments integrate Hawaii’s ancient healing with modern treatments and massages.


From casual to formal, The Shops at Mauna Lani offer lots of dining options, especially for ladies to enjoy lunch or brunch with friends.

Under the Bodhi Tree showcases Big Island organic produce with vibrant and flavorful dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Opened in 2014 by Chef Stephen Rouelle, the former Executive Chef at the Fairmont Orchid, the menu provides healthy, customizable options to those visiting and living on the Kohala Coast looking for healthy and tasty meals.

The Shops also offer a few more formal dining options, including The Blue Room and Tommy Bahama restaurants, both of which specialize in fresh seafood and local produce for lunch, dinner and of course, happy hour. Tommy Bahama has live music from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. most evenings, so it’s the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail with girlfriends at sunset.


In addition to impressive gourmet dining options, The Shops at Mauna Lani is also a chic shopping destination for fashion, art, and lifestyle. It balances brand name designer fashions with plenty of boutiques specializing in local craftsmanship and island-style aloha wear.

Ke Kailani Information

Please stop by our sales office, now open daily or by appointment, or call or email us kekailani@hawaiilife.com for more information.

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