Set amidst 81 acres along the shores of Kahuwai Bay, pristinely preserved and sustainably renewed, classic, thatched-roof hale live lightly on the sacred land, where hardened lava has graciously parted for vibrant flora and native, bountiful greenery. Emerging from a decade of stillness, this long-awaited new chapter weaves a cultivated tapestry of formative experiences, signaling a revitalizing new era with the same steady pulse.
Bask in the warmth and wisdom of Aunti Lei, a cultural advisor and beloved former Kona Village associate, as she explains the unique perspective that sets Hawaiian hospitality apart.
Meet an original associate of the beach crew as he passes down his knowledge to the next generation of Kilo Kai, revealing the enduring connection between the revered waters of Kahuwai Bay and the guests who come under their spell.
Join Lauren Nakoa, Director of Sustainability, in exploring the beauty, history, and importance of preservation for some of the resort’s most treasured sites, from the petroglyphs to the fishponds.
Join Kaili Chun, a native Hawaiian artist, as she highlights her craft and inspiration for Peʻa in Moana and ʻŌpelu by Shipwreck Bar.
Chef Victor Palma highlights the culinary approach at Kona Village from sourcing to flavors and on-site ingredients including honey from the Kona Village apiary.
The magnetizing spirit of Kona Village lies in its people, who embody the graciousness of hoʻokipa, the distinctive style of compassionate Hawaiian hospitality that not only welcomes and entertains, but gives selflessly. Through genuine connection, guests are immersed in this cultural warmth, discovering a feeling of ʻohana that transcends familial bonds.
Amenities & Services
Five Restaurants & Bars
24-Hour In-Room Dining
Tennis Court & Pickleball
Interactive Cultural Center