CanoeHouse interior
CanoeHouse interior

Culinary Adventures at Mauna Lani

Come in, 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. Mornings begin with freshly brewed Kona coffee, hearty stacks of ube pancakes and fresh tropical fruit juices at HāLani. Between rejuvenating ocean dips and long walks along the Fisherman’s Trail, savor Hawaiian staples such as refreshing acai bowls, house-made ceviche and citrusy Lani Tais at alfresco-style eatery and bar, Hā Bar and Grill. Cap off the evening at CanoeHouse, Mauna Lani’s storied oceanfront restaurant where generations of locals have shared exquisite and memorable meals amidst the mesmerizing glow of the golden sunset.


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

CanoeHouse

Dine amongst the company of friends old and new, celebrating Hawaii's soulful connection between land and sea while marveling wondrously at the golden sun as it sinks into the Pacific. A storied and special restaurant helmed by Executive Chef and General Manager duo, Matt and Yuka Raso, CanoeHouse boasts an assortment of farm-fresh and dynamic dishes showcasing ingredients sourced mere minutes from Mauna Lani. Sample Chef Matt’s classics– Grilled Kona Kampachi, Kekela Farms Mixed Greens, Smoked Pork Jowl– or opt for the specialty ‘MY’ Menu, a six-course tasting menu ideated by Chef Matt and Yuka Raso, who cultivate the heart and soul of CanoeHouse through exquisitely authentic cuisine and an eternal sense of togetherness. When you dine at CanoeHouse, you’re welcomed into our ‘ohana.
  • Signature oceanfront restaurant showcasing farm-to-table dishes

  • Open daily | 5:00pm to 9:00pm


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.

People at the Surf Shack at Mauna Lani

Surf Shack

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. 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 with the sounds of live, local musicians.
  • Live Music & Beverages Fridays | 5:00pm – 7:00pm


One-of-a-Kind Culinary Experiences

Awaken your senses with experiences that transcend traditional dining.

Sushi rolls on wooden serving blocks

Authentic Temaki Experiences on the Kohala Coast | February 11-24

New York-based Nami Nori, ranked as one of the "10 Best New Restaurants in America" by the Robb Report, joins Mauna Lani, for a culinary collaboration which seamlessly blends the fresh ingredients of Hawai'i with the dynamic flavors of Japan during curated culinary experiences - a 3-course dinner experience, Temaki sets at the Surf Shack and Temaki cooking classes.
  • Critically acclaimed and loved by foodies everywhere, Nami Nori has garnered praise as one of Esquire’s “Best New Restaurant in America 2020,” Robb Report’s “10 Best New Restaurants in America” and Bloomberg’s “Best Restaurant Dishes of 2019.”

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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 $800, excluding service charge and tax

  • Additional $100 for wine pairings curated by sommelier

  • Reservations required – inquire at 808.885.6622

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Hula dancers in traditional attire

Mauna Lani Sunset Lū'aU

The Hale Hoaloha Lū'au is a celebration of the beauty and stories of the land area known as Kalāhuipua'a. Considered the “piko” (center) of the majestic mountains of Haleakalā, Kohala, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and Hualālai – the Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection is a special place to all who have the privilege of enjoying its beauty. Join us weekly for an incredible feast of the islandʻs finest cuisine, sourced land to sea on Hawai'i Island. Indulge in local favorites such as lomi lomi salmon, ahi poke, huli huli style chicken and kiawe broiled steak – all served family style. Watch a traditional imu ceremony, as it begins in the morning with the placing of the pig under banana leaves, ti plants and hot rocks. Return in the evening to watch the uncovering of the underground oven and learn more about this traditional cooking method. Enjoy the hosted bar, keiki menu and fabulous dessert platters.
  • The Hale Hoaloha Lūʻau at Mauna Lani

  • Friday evenings at 5:30pm

  • Location: The Pavilion

  • Reservations required, space is limited; inquire at 808.885.6622 or book here

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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

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