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Culture  at Mauna Kea Resort

From our Aloha Ambassador to our efforts in sustainability, reef conservation and reforestation, we pride ourselves on our commitment committed to authentic, real experiences. We know that it’s all a part of what it means to truly experience Mauna Kea Resort.

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It was while swimming in the turquoise waters of Kauna‘oa Bay, surrounded by a wide landscape of lava rock and ranchland with clear views of the Mauna Kea summit, that American conservationist and venture capitalist Laurance S. Rockefeller decided to build Hawaii Island’s first resort.

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Art Collection

Learn what inspired this collection of one of a kind pieces of art and artifacts from Asia and the Pacific.

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Island Culture

With a focus on showcasing Hawaiian Culture to guests, Mauna Kea Resort proudly hosts an array of activities and experiences to connect and learn about Hawaiʻi.

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The legacy of developer and conservationist Laurance S. Rockefeller is the cornerstone to Mauna Kea Resort’s decades-long efforts to honor, celebrate, and mālama (care for) our island home. 

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Lei Making
Shoreline Walk
Hanging Bell Wall

Mauna Kea Moments