Holiday Cuisine Worth Traveling For
Rooted in craftsmanship, we lead epicureans like you on an exploratory culinary adventure like no other at five restaurants—plus bars and luxury cabanas—each with seasonal and sustainable dishes made possible by our relationships with local farmers and fishermen.
The culinary team at CanoeHouse is excited to present their cuisine in the most beautiful setting, alongside the surf and under the stars. Featuring a menu that is locally sourced and globally inspired, CanoeHouse is the perfect place to celebrate the holiday with a special dinner. 'The Deck' at CanoeHouse provides a casual lounge setting, with an innovative dining menu and signature cocktail list made entirely with ingredients sourced within 100 miles from the resort. Enjoy after dinner drinks and dessert by the flicker of tiki torches and fire pits.
- Open Daily: 5pm to 10pm
In the morning, HāLani presents an extensive 'a la carte breakfast, with a menu ranging from savory to sweet, and all paired with fresh juice, a selection of Kona's finest estate coffees and ocean views. In the evening, HāLani transitions into a wonderfully approachable and casual restaurant. Featuring a Coastal inspired menu from the regions of the Mediterranean and California, local ingredients from the bounty of the island take center stage.
- Open Daily: Breakfast 6:30am - 11am | Dinner: 5:30pm - 9pm
- New Year's Eve Dinner | $195 per person
Choose between al fresco poolside seating, shaded chairs or at the bar. With its casual setting, enjoy a menu of simply prepared fresh local fish, sandwiches, salads, flatbreads and daily specials. An outdoor lounge sets the stage for enjoying a holiday-inspired craft cocktail as you gaze across the Great Lawn, taking in the sites of the pools with the ocean beyond. There is no better place to enjoy a pre-dinner drink or take in the sunset, enjoying the world famous Mauna Lani Mai Tai.
- Open Daily: Bar: 10am - 10pm | Cuisine: 11am - 9pm
The Market is a specialty coffee shop and deli within a charming general store setting. Featuring a full-service cafe, a menu of light and healthy bites, coffees and smoothies, The Market features a large selection of grab-and-go items. Build a picnic to-go and hit the road with local craft beers and unique wines, all with a focus on the outdoors, social responsibility and sustainable practices. The Market also offers a myriad of home and lifestyle retail items, perfect for holiday gift giving.
- Open Daily: 5:30am - 8pm
Start the day here with sunrise yoga and fresh lemonade. Chase the horizon in a Hawaiian outrigger canoe, hone your standup paddle skills, or just hang out on the Surf Shack deck. The Kainalu team makes magic happen on water and land. Explore Mauna Lani’s natural wonders using this as base camp. Enjoy lawn games with a light lunch from the nearby food truck. Learn about the royal fishponds and sea turtles with Pi‘i, our resident marine biologist. At the day’s end, savor sweet ‘ukulele tunes and craft cocktails as the sun sinks into the Pacific.
- Light Bites & Beverages Daily: 11:00am - 6:00pm