Welcome to Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

Legendary luxury Mauna Kea resort on Hawaii Island

An oceanfront setting of dreams on a stunning soft white sand beach at Kauna’oa Bay. Large accommodations that are sophisticated and serene at this Mauna Kea hotel, which is one of the most celebrated locations in Hawaii. All amenities expected of a luxury resort include championship golf, award-winning tennis, cuisine that honors local flavors, plus beach and cultural activities that combine for the ultimate in resort experiences. Relax with pampering services at Mandara Spa, take a dip in our sparkling outdoor pool, workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center or treat yourself to a manicure at our Mauna Kea Beauty Salon. This is Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection, as relevant and impressive today as its opening in 1965 by visionary Laurance S. Rockefeller. This is our Paradise. Let us welcome you with Aloha to our iconic beach hotel at the Mauna Kea Resort.

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Renovation
A renovation to guestrooms, suites, and public areas throughout 2024; some sections of the hotel will be closed to ensure the work progresses smoothly. Kauna'oa Beach and its beautiful surroundings will remain open and fully operational. For more information, please call us at 1-877-880-6524.
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Mauna Kea Resort Is Entering a Season of Renewal

Learn more about the $180-million renovation of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel including FAQ's, timelines, and more.

Rooms & Suites

Live View of Kaunaʻoa Bay from Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Our Mauna Kea Resort is nestled into the white sand crescent of Kaunaʻoa Bay. View the live camera feed of the iconic Kaunaʻoa Bay.

Aerial View

Take a Virtual Tour

You can virtually explore our stunning resort and experience full 360 degree views of the property features, guest rooms, restaurants and meeting venues.

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

Mauna Kea Hawaii Hotel Deals
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East Meets West Through Art

Mauna Kea Art Collection

A priceless museum-worthy collection of art and artifacts from Asia, Oceania and the Pacific Rim were acquired for Mauna Kea by developer Laurance Rockefeller. Guests and visitors may view the art collection individually or join a complimentary guided art tour Saturday mornings beginning at 9:00 a.m. Online podcasts are available to learn even more.

Mauna Kea Art Tour

Premier & Suites

Tower Rooms

The main building of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel offers a variety of room types and views including oceanfront and golf vista accommodations. Guest rooms square footage ranges from 589 sq. feet up to 880 sq. feet in the deluxe category and even more in the premier and suite categories. All rooms offer one or more generous furnished lanai (balcony) for full enjoyment of Hawaii Island views.

Double/Double Guest Room Mauna Kea accommodation

Family Fun

Beachfront Wing

Nearest the beach and a short walk from the hotel’s main lobby, Beachfront Wing guest rooms offer a prime location for morning and sunset strolls. Ground floor rooms provide direct beach access from the patio. Available connecting rooms make the Beachfront Wing ideal for families for fun-filled days on the lawn or at the beach or pool.

Double/Double Guest Room - Beach Front

The Best Things in Life Endure the Test of Time

A Legacy Like No Other

Timeless Luxury on the Island of Hawaii

We have welcomed generations of guests to our secluded, 60-acre hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii, on the sunny Kohala Coast since opening in 1965 as Hawaii Island’s first resort. Our idyllic shores are the perfect spot to unplug, unwind and explore the ocean with family and friends.


Unparalleled Experiences

Rest and relaxation or heart-pumping activity, guests find it all at our Mauna Kea Resort; world-class golf, tennis, an ocean to explore or a comfy cabana and a good book.

18-Hole Championship Golf Course

Mauna Kea Golf Course

Whether traversing our course on a Golfboard or chasing ocean views in a cart we guarantee one-of-a-kind play and an over-the-ocean par 3 you won't soon forget.

Campo da golf Mauna Kea – Buca 3

Meaningful Meetings, Memorable Gatherings

The color and character of Hawaii inspires collaboration and creativity for the success of every gathering: intimate weddings, corporate retreats, high-level meetings or grand events for hundreds.

Unique Spaces, Inspired Results

Meetings & Events

Unique architecture, oceanfront location, and ample indoor and outdoor spaces provide the ultimate versatility to create results at our Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Our team of professionals maximizes every vision to perfection.


Memories Await

Weddings & Special Events

Ocean waves and sunset skies painted amber and orange. Tiki torches, swaying palms, and flower lei. These, along with flawless execution, are hallmarks of weddings, celebrations and special events at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel.

「North Point Lawn」—宴会形式セットアップ

Hawaii Island's First Resort

History of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Mauna Kea was developed by Laurance S. Rockefeller after he went for a swim in the bay in 1960. Built on former Parker Ranch land, the hotel opened in 1965.



Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection

62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, USA, 96743

Tel: +1 808-882-7222


Plan and Prepare for your Stay

Exclusively for Mauna Kea Resort Guests

Tesla Model 3 On-Demand

Mauna Kea Resort is proud to announce its partnership with Envoy Hawaii to feature an exclusive electric car rental amenity program for resort guests and rental residents only. Featuring Tesla Model 3's, vehicles can be booked at hourly, daily or weekly rates. Each vehicle comes equipped with 275 miles of range, free resort valet parking, and inclusive charging fees. This rental amenity is available at both Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. Exploring the Big Island of Hawaii in style has never been easier.

Style, speed, and sustainability

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

Sustainability Efforts

At Mauna Kea we work tirelessly to preserve our natural resources. An array of forward-thinking programs include resource management and utility conservation.

Bee Hives
Timeless Traditions of Understated Elegance
Mauna Kea Golf Course - Hole #18

Resort & Golf Shopping

State-of-the-art golf equipment, designer attire and accessories, logo gifts, and golf items. Drop off golf shoes for cleaning, sign up for lessons or simply relax and talk golf with our attentive staff.


Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Podcasts

At Mauna Kea, the Art Collection is designated as The Mark, which is a way for Autograph Collection Hotels to bring to life a unique character of the property. Among the hotel’s initiatives to introduce the collection to more people, the hotel has begun a series of Podcasts.

Outrigger Canoes - Mauna Kea experiences

Resort Concierge

Our concierge team is dedicated to helping ensure your stay is the best it can be. Knowledgeable staff assists with island activity, dining and spa reservations.

Beach Wedding


Family, Couple and Wedding Photos taken by Pacific Dream Photography turns timeless Mauna Kea moments into lasting memories. A complimentary session with gorgeous resort backdrops is offered to guests.

Guest Room - Premier Oceanfront Deluxe View

See Kauna’OA Beach Live

Experience the magic of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel with our live webcam.

Live Entertainment & Hula

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2024 Trip Advisor Travelers' Choice Hotel

Property Details

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