Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Celebrates 50 Years

Special July events and an ultra-luxurious travel package mark the hotel’s 50th year in business By: Marty Wentzel
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel guestrooms have ocean or golf-course views. // © 2015 Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel guestrooms have ocean or golf-course views. // © 2015 Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
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The party continues at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, which is in the midst of a yearlong 50th anniversary celebration.

From July 21 to 26, the Kohala Coast gem is marking a half-century of hospitality with special events such as a luau, an art tour, a clambake, a retro movie night and a gala dinner with fireworks and entertainment by jazz band Hiroshima.

Through Dec. 19, VIP travelers can celebrate the anniversary in style by booking the hotel’s Golden 50th package for $50,000. The deluxe offer comes with first-class airfare from the U.S. mainland, helicopter transfers between Kona International Airport and the hotel and fully stocked suite accommodations for five nights.

Among the package’s many luxuries is a private stargazing session at Keck Observatory atop Mauna Kea volcano; a customized helicopter tour of Volcanoes National Park; carte blanche dining; and a private farm tour and farm-to-table dinner.

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