This hotel preserves a unique part of Hawaiian history (the grounds include a heiau (temple), a sacred fishpond, and a replica of the summer home of King David Kalakaua) and is adjacent to Kahalu‘u, one of the best snorkeling beaches on the island. There is $2 trolley (9:15 am to 7:40 pm daily) to destinations within Keauhou Resort, downtown Kailua-Kona, White Sands Beach, Keauhou Bay, and several shopping destinations. A free, full breakfast buffet is
available to guests every morning in the open-air dining area. The hotel also provides free cultural activities on weekdays, including ‘ukulele, hula, lei making, and Hawaiian language lessons.