Volcano House is a historic hotel built at the edge of the Kīlauea volcano, within the grounds of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park on the Island of Hawaii. The original Volvano House, a simple, one-room affair made of grass and native Ohia wood poles, was built in 1846. Bigger and better structures were built on the site throughout the years. Queen Liliuokalani, Mark Twain and President Franklin D. Roosevelt were among the historic hotel’s most well-known guests.
Today, the hotel is comprised of several structures including the a building which dates back to 1877 and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This building currently houses the Volcano Art Center while a newly renovated and restored structure, originally-built in 1941, serves as the main hotel. Read more
Address: 3445 Lower Honoapiilani Highway Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
The Aston Kaanapali Shores in Hawaii is a condominium resort that combines the comfort and convenience of a spacious condominium with hotel-caliber services. The hotel is located on the stunning Kaanapali Beach, just a few steps away from exciting outdoor vacation activities such as sunbathing, swimming and snorkeling.
All studios and suites at the Aston Kaanapali Shores are beautifully appointed and have fully equipped kitchens for the guests’ convenience. The are also Washers and dryers in all one- and two-bedroom suites.
Address 2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu 96815
The Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa sits on a 5.2 acres of tropical oasis only a few steps from the world-famous Waikiki Beach and the Pacific Ocean. This spectacular hotel resort blends the spirit of “Aloha” with an atmosphere that is warm, comfortable, and inviting.
Address One Manele Bay Road, P.O. Box 631380, Lana’i City
Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Mānele Bay is located just a few miles west of Maui on the island of Lānaʻi, which was once Hawaii’s largest pineapple plantation.
The luxury hotel opened in October 2005 and features a combination of Mediterranean and Oriental designs. Most of the rooms have large lanais and spectacular views of Hulopoʻe Beach, which is famous as one of the world’s best snorkeling site. The Four Seasons Resort Lānaʻi at Mānele Bay currently houses 236 guest rooms, including 21 private suites.
Address 2253 Poipu Road, Koloa, Kauai – Hawaii
Located on a lovely beachfront in Poipu, Outrigger Kiahuna Plantation Resort sits on the sunniest side of the island with picture perfect vistas. The structure was inspired by Hawaii’s 19th-century plantation architecture.
The relaxed and carefree atmosphere makes Outrigger Kiahuna Plantation Resort a favorite among tourists. The magnificent lawns are decorated by swaying palms, shady monkey pod trees, and delicate plumeria blossoms, making the 30-acre setting a sight to behold. The Poipu Beach, which is one of the world’s best beaches, boasts of a pristine stretch of sand and clear blue Pacific waters, perfect for swimming and snorkeling.
Aston At Papakea Resort Maui Hawaii is a 13-acre condominium resort in Hawaii offers spacious studio, one-, and two-bedroom suites. Guest rooms feature hardwood floors, flat-screen LCD TVs, private lanais, marble bathrooms with separate showers and double vanities, deep soaking tubs in Residential Suites only, make-up mirrors, safes, bathrobes, high-speed Internet access (fee applies), CD players, irons, refrigerators, and coffeemakers.
Located within the Kapalua Resort, Aston At Papakea Resort in Maui features a refined, organic architecture based in Hawaiian culture. It is approximately six miles from Kapalua West Maui Airport and about 36 miles from Kahului Airport.
Address 100 Holomoana Street, Honolulu, HI 96815
The Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki is a two-tower hotel complex which is only a short walk to two of Waikiki’s most popular beaches: Waikiki Beach and Ala Moana Beach Park. It also offers a commanding view of the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor.
All 521 guestrooms per tower feature floor-to-ceiling windows with magnificent ocean views. The hotel also has a 27-hole golf course designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay as well as two tennis courts.
The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel sits at Kaunaoa Bay on the Kohala Coast of the island of Hawaii. It was named after the mountain Mauna Kea which is visible above the bay when not obscured by clouds.
It is one of the most awarded hotels in Hawaii receiving such recognition as the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Honor Award in 1967 citing the hotel’s “restrained detailing and fine spacial sequences.” In 2007, the hotel received honors again from the AIA as it made the top 150 of its “America’s Favorite Architecture” list.
Address 100 Ka`upulehu Drive, Ka`upulehu-Kona, Big Island
Description Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is a resort hotel in historic Kaʻūpūlehu. It sits on the Kona-Kohala Coast, surrounded by lush vegetation, sparkling ocean waters and stunning white-sand beaches.
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai was designed by Hill Glazier Architects, with original interior design by Wilson & Associates (formerly James Northcutt Associates). Landscape architecture was by Bensley Design, with art direction by Julie Cline. From 2008-2009, Babey Moulton Jue & Booth redesigned the suites and enhanced the spa, with additional resort enhancements by Rob Iopa, Watanabe Chun Iopa & Takaki, and Julie Cline.