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.

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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 5-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, 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.

Barefoot Dining at CanoeHouse

Enjoy a spectacular evening under stars with the one you love with a private dinner. Whether it is the setting for a perfect holiday proposal or a special dinner, let our culinary team plan your perfect dining experience under the stars, or during our photo-worthy sunsets. Your dinner includes a private chef consultation prior to dinner, a personalized escort to your dining location and a dedicated server for your 5-course custom menu from Executive Chef Matt Raso.
  • From $1200 for two guests.

  • Wine pairings and custom personal experiences available.

  • Reservations required; inquire at 808.885.6622


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

Starlit Private DInners

Let our starlit dinner create the ultimate dining experience for you, whether you are looking for a romantic evening or a private dinner with your family. Amidst the moonlit sky and the sound of the waves, discover the beauty of this island through a memorable meal. Dine toes-in-the-sand or in an oceanfront cabana. Let our Chef customize a 4-course memorable dining experience for you.
  • 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

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