Five Diamonds & Stars for Four Seasons Hualalai

The dreamy ocean side Four Seasons Resort Hualalai on the Big Island of Hawaii remains the first and only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes five-star resort in the Aloha State. It’s no surprise as nearly everyone I know who’s paid a visit praises the resort for stellar service, top-knotch amenities and idyllic location. Hualalai is one of those grand resorts you never want to leave. Anything and everything you could possibly dream up for your perfect island getaway is within reach.

“We’re thrilled to again be awarded with diamonds and stars from AAA and Forbes,” says General Manager, Robert Whitfield. “These top ratings are a testament to the hard work and genuine aloha spirit of our dedicated team at the resort.”

For the past 12 years, Hualalai has received AAA Five Diamonds for the resort. For 10 consecutive years, the resort has earned AAA Four Diamonds for their dining establishment, Pahu i’a restaurant. Forbes has awarded the resort with Five Stars for two years-in-a-row and Four Stars to the heavenly Hualalai Spa for the last seven years.

AAA evaluates more than 60,000 lodging establishments and restaurants annually, rating them on a scale from one to five. Properties earning five stars are the crème de la crème in quality and service. Forbes Travel Guide has defined the industry’s highest standard for excellence in hospitality for over 50 years. As the originators of the prestigious star-rating system, Forbes provides one of the most comprehensive evaluating systems of hotels, restaurants and spas around the world.

Ready to book your very own five-star experience in paradise? For more information visit or call 808.325.8000.

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