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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Kamuela, HI View map Visit website

About

The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is a total destination resort located on the Big Island of Hawaii's sunny Kohala Coast. Developed by Laurance S. Rockefeller and opened in 1965, the 252-room Mauna Kea sits on Kauna'oa Bay, one of the island's few natural, white-sand beaches. Whether your dream is an elopement for two or an elegant dinner-dance for 200, our seasoned team will guide you through the planning process and ensure that on the day of, operational details unfold in an effortless manner. We might add that the hotel commits to only one wedding per day so you are assured of our team's undivided attention when you reserve with us.

Facilities and Capacity
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel can comfortably accommodate up to 350 wedding guests and offers an array of lovely oceanside lawns and gardens, and fully windowed ballrooms with beautiful waterfront views. Guest amenities include the 18-hole championship Robert Trent Jones Sr. golf course, 11-court oceanside tennis park, fitness facilities, Mandara Spa, and array of water sports at the beach.

Services Offered
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel provides professional wedding planning services that result in beautiful and stress-free events. These wedding-related services include:

  • Accommodations including one-bedroom suites
  • Discounted Guestroom Rates for Bookings of 10 Rooms per Night or More
  • Wedding Cake
  • Set-Up to Clean-Up
  • Reliable, Professional Vendors
  • Event Rentals
  • Entertainment
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Parking
  • Valet
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Asian-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$4,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$4,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$4,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$4,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Clean Up
Event Planning
Set Up

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

10

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Beach
Country/Golf Club

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Cake
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Set Up

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables
Tents

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access
Rated
4.9
out of 5.0
Recommended by 98% of couples
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    Rating 4.9 out of 5
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    Rating 4.9 out of 5
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    Rating 4.8 out of 5
  • Flexibility
    Rating 5 out of 5
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    Analisa Married on 02/09/2019
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    Our Big Island Wedding

    We cannot thank LaRoma and Lani enough for making our wedding day so memorable and special! From day one they saw and understood our vision and did everything to make it happen. It was very easy, fun and enjoyable to work with Lani, LaRoma and the entire Mauna Kea team. Our wedding day was perfect in every way!
    Mahalo,
    XOXO - Analisa and Jason
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    Tony Event on: 06/07/2014
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    Highly recommend this romantic getaway. My wife and I celebrated our 20 year anniversary and this serene setting provided just the backdrop we were looking for. If you are looking to get re-connected with a lover, look no further. Service was 2nd to none!
  • User1285868 2+ years ago
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    How could you get married anywhere else? The Mauna Kea is an incredibly special resort and designed for events/weddings. It was magical. Piilani is great to work with and everything went off without a hitch! Yes, it's pricey for guests, so we offered room rates at both the MK and the nearby Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. I would definitely recommend the Mauna Kea!

Awards

  • 5

Pricing

Team

Marla Dunn
Marla Dunn
Director of Catering and Convention Services

Aloha Everyone. My name is Marla Dunn, and I'm the Director of Catering and Conventions at the beatiful Mauna Kea Resort. It would be pleasure to speak with you regarding your upcoming wedding or special event.

I've been in the State of Hawaii for 40 years and have worked with many of the best hotels and resorts on each island. I look forward to helping you organize your special day.

Mahalo Nui Loa,

Marla

Map

62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive Kamuela, HI, 96743
808 882 7222

Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm Weekends by appointment
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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel?

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Set Up

At Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake

What are the most important characteristics of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Mauna Kea Beach Hotel for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Beach
  • Country/Golf Club

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel for wedding events?

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does Mauna Kea Beach Hotel offer?

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

What services does Mauna Kea Beach Hotel offer for wedding events?

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Cake
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up

What furniture and decorations does Mauna Kea Beach Hotel have available for wedding events?

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Markers
  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents

What percentage of users recommend Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 5 in flexibility, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in professionalism and 4.8 in value.

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