History of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
Laurance S. Rockefeller fell in love with the natural beauty of Kauna’oa Bay in the early 1960’s. He envisioned a timeless beach resort that preserved the natural beauty of the island’s topography, and was simplistic in its glory.
This vision coupled with the architectural genius of Architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and golf course designer Robert Trent Jones, Sr., began the creation of the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. The resort celebrates its 50th year in 2015, and after an extensive 150 million dollar renovation and repair, it remains one of the greatest oceanfront hotels in the world.
Mauna Kea Resort Real Estate
Nestled amongst the golf course and along breathtaking ocean side bluffs with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, are hidden away some of the most desirable luxury properties on Hawaii’s Big Island.
Kauna'oa Bay – Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
From the beautifully appointed 2 bed, 2 bath golf course condo at Kumulani at the Uplands (MLS# 277267) to a 5 bed, 6 bath executive oceanfront estate at the Bluffs (MLS# 261150), there are a number of unique sites and homes to choose from.
Mauna Kea Golf Course
Active listings and distinctive neighborhoods within the Mauna Kea Beach development include:
- Kumulani at the Uplands – Fee-simple condominium project surrounding the Hapuna Prince Golf Course.
- Fairways at Mauna Kea (North & South) – Single-family homes and homesites with views of the golf course, Kohala Coast, and the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel.
- Kauna’oa at Mauna Kea – 52-acre master planned residential community consisting of a mixture of estate sites and duplex townhomes (MLS 275800), (MLS# 262260), (MLS# 276052), (MLS# 266437).
- Villas at Mauna Kea – Residential condominium project with ocean and mountain views.
- High Bluffs – ¾-acre residential homesites with expansive ocean views (MLS# 245850), (MLS# 245851).
- Moani Heights – Fee-simple family residences with views of ocean, mountains, and Mauna Kea (MLS# 269099).
- Apa’apa’a Heights – Fee-simple family residences with ocean and mountain views (MLS# 269506).
- Wai’ula’ula – Condos and family residences with view of ocean, mountains, and Mauna Kea.
- Bluffs – Ocean view development with 20 homesites nestled between the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and The Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel (MLS# 261150).
White sandy beach at Kauna’oa Bay
The Club at Mauna Kea Resort (Resort Amenities Program)
Homeowners and Kamaaina alike can enjoy the amenities of the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and the neighboring Hapuna Prince Hotel without staying in the resort via the Resort Amenity Program. A few wonderful features of the program are:
- Access to the beach and pool services at The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and neighboring Hapuna Prince Beach Hotel.
- Complimentary use of fitness centers
- Preferred parking
- Special Golf Rates at Mauna Kea & Hapuna Golf Courses
- Access to the private seaside tennis club
Pool at Mauna Kea
For additional membership information, please contact:
Golf & Membership Sales Manager
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