Culinary Adventures at Mauna Lani

Come in, sit down, have something to eat and let’s talk story

Nourish the mind, body and soul

Gather with loved ones to enjoy each other's company and share stories. Seek balance between tradition and innovation as you cap off your evenings at CanoeHouse, Mauna Lani’s storied oceanfront restaurant where decades of locals have shared exquisite and memorable meals amidst the mesmerizing glow of the golden Hawaiian sunset.

CanoeHouse with beach view at Mauna Lani
Tasting Menu at Mauna Lani
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Welcome to Our House


Welcome to the iconic CanoeHouse. Celebrating Hawaii’s soulful connection between land and sea. Indulge in the nightly 'MY' menu, a six-course tasting menu from Matt and Yuka Raso, the talented Chef and General Manager duo who create the heart and soul of CanoeHouse. With unparalleled Pacific Ocean views and a contemporary indoor-outdoor space, you'll enjoy the mesmerizing glows of tiki torches and fire pits all evening long. Now open and accepting reservations on
  • Signature oceanfront restaurant

  • Island-Inspired Cuisine

  • Open Daily: 5:00PM – 9:00PM

One-of-a-Kind Culinary Experiences

Awaken your senses with experiences that transcend traditional dining.

Couple walking with champagne on the Mauna Lani beach

Barefoot Dining at CanoeHouse

Leave your shoes in the room as you celebrate panoramic Pacific Ocean views with dynamic dishes crafted by Executive Chef Matt Raso of CanoeHouse. Our treasured signature restaurant is rooted in togetherness-- taste the CanoeHouse legacy via five-course family style menus featuring fresh-caught seafood and tropical salads. Once you’ve indulged to your heart’s content, sit by the warmth of the fire, savoring sweet treats, a sky full of twinkling stars and a getaway you’ll remember forever.
  • From $1200, excluding service charge and tax

  • Additional $100 for wine pairings curated by sommelier

  • Reservations required – inquire at 808.885.6622

Hula dancers

Mauna Lani Sunset Luau | Available November & December 2021

Enjoy a traditional Hawaiian Luau, holiday style. Taste the flavors of the islands— kālua pig, poi, fresh fish, lomi salmon, and tropical fruits— while swaying to the rhythm of Hawaiian music accompanied by traditional kahiko hula dance and auana, the modern style of hula. A place to gather for Thanksgiving, meet new friends and celebrate island life. Luaus are a treasured tradition in Hawaiian culture, symbolizing celebration and togetherness, we can’t wait for you to join.
  • Upcoming experience on: November 22 & 26, December 10, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31

  • Location: The Pavillion

  • Reservations required, space is limited; inquire at 808.885.6622

Reserve Tickets
Private beachside dinner at Mauna Lani

Starlit Private DInners

Time spent with loved ones is invaluable, which is why we’ve curated a bespoke and intimate experience that takes place under a starry sky. Starlight Dinners at Mauna Lani are private, allowing you to enjoy the company of that special someone while savoring a custom menu created by Executive Chef Allan of HāLani. Dine on a tranquil sliver of white-sand beach, pausing to listen to the sounds of the waves kissing the shore. Or slip away to a poolside cabana, cherishing a special evening that belongs solely to the two of you.
  • $1200 for two guests, excluding service charge and tax

  • Complimentary welcome beverage upon arrival

  • Reservations required – inquire at 808.885.6622


More Inspiring Venues

Mornings begin with freshly brewed Kona coffee, providing warmth to the mind, body and soul as you ponder the adventures that await. Midday paves way to Hawaiian staples like refreshing acai bowls, housemade ceviche and tropical salads crafted with fresh produce cultivated mere minutes from the resort.

Mauna Lani's The Ultimate Toes-in-the-Sand Hangout

The Surf Shack
People at the Surf Shack at Mauna Lani

Adventures begin and end at the Surf Shack. Inspired by Hawai’i’s iconic surf dens of yesteryear, the Surf Shack is a place of camaraderie and connectivity, linking Mauna Lani’s white sand beach to the Great Lawn, where family and friends of all ages unearth youth in the form of playful childhood games while marveling wondrously at the ever changing colors of the Hawaiian sunset.

  • Live Music & Beverages Fridays | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Food Truck Hawai'i Mauna Lani

Grab your gear, talk story with friends old and new, and ponder the adventures that await as our pro watermen and women prime your journey with ancient Hawaiian wisdom and tales of their ancestors. And after you’ve experienced the inspiring ways of Kainalu, kick back, relax and reflect on the invaluable memories you’ve made as you savor fresh ahi poke in tandem with the sounds of live, local musicians.

  • Bring Surf Shack delights back to your pool cabana