Awards and Accolades

Consistently ranked among the world’s finest hotels, Halekulani is celebrated for its gracious Hawaiian hospitality and a level of personalized service that exceeds guest expectations. The following provides a selection of awards, accolades and honoraria received by Halekulani.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL:

AAA Diamond Ratings
5 diamond- La Mer (since 1990)
4 diamond- Orchids (since 1995)
4 diamond- Halekulani (since 2001)

American Society of Interior Designers, Inc. (ASID) Awards 2007
Waikiki Parc Hotel & Jim Motonaga of ADI Designs – Award of Honor

Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report
Readers’ Choice 2013- Top Beach Resort - #17

Conde Nast Traveler
"Gold List" - The Top 510 hotels, resorts, cruise lines in world - Halekulani - 2013 - Halekulani- #2 of 3 Oahu hotels
"Top 20 Spas in 2013" -SpaHalekulani - #12

Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards
Haleulani- "Top 5 Hotels in Hawaii" 2013
Halekulani - "Top 20 Resorts in Hawaii" 2010

Esquire
Lewers Lounge - “The Best Bars in America” (#1 in Hawaii) 2011

Eye Awards
Best Beach Resort 2011

Fodor's Travel
100 Hotel Award- Blissful Beach Retreats 2013
Halekulani - "Most Romantic Hotels in U.S. Gold Award" 2010

Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards
Halekulani, SpaHalekulani, La Mer - "Four-Star" 2013

James Beard Foundation
La Mer - Semifinalist in "Outstanding Service" 2010

Gayot.com
Top 10 Hawaii Hotels: Halekulani - 2012
Top 10 Hawaii Spa Hotels: Halekulani - 2012
Top 10 Hawaii Romantic Hotels: Halekulani - 2012
Top 10 Hawaii Sexy Hotels: Halekulani - 2012
Top 10 Hawaii Food Rating Restaurants- Orchids - 2012
Top 10 Hawaii Hip Hotels: Waikiki Parc- 2012
Top 10 Hawaii Food Rating Restaurants- Nobu Waikiki – 2012

Institutional Investor Magazine
Halekulani - #1 “100 World's Best Hotels” (Oahu) 2012

Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.
Halekulani - "Committment to Quality" Award 2013
Halekulani - “Commitment to Excellence for Culture Award” 2010
Halekulani - #1 “Leaders Club Gold Award” 2007
SpaHalekulani - “A Leading Spa” (one of only 85 spas worldwide) 2005, 2006, 2007

Luxury Travel Advisor
Award of Excellence - Top Luxury Hotel Renovation 2013

Luxury Travel Magazine
Halekulani - #23 "Best Overseas Hotel" 2010

Open Table
Annual Diners' Choice List- Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in US- La Mer - 2013
Top 100 US Restaurants for best service – La Mer - 2013
OpenTable Diners' Choice list – includes Orchids- 2013
Annual Diners' Choice List- Top 100 Best Overall Restaurants in US- La Mer - 2011
Annual Diners' Choice List- Best Oahu Restaurant- La Mer – 2011

Robb Report
Vera Wang Suite at Halekulani - Luxury Hotels "Top 100 Ultimate City Escapes" – 2007

Saveur
Culinary Travel Awards 2013: Outstanding Hotel Restaurants-Greater than 100 rooms- La Mer

SPAVOX
SpaHalekulani - “Bliss Gold” 2007

Travel + Leisure
#6 World's Best Awards (Statewide) 2013
#4 World's Best Service (Statewide) 2012
#1 "World's Best Top 500" (Statewide) 2013
#8 "World’s Best Island Hotels" 2011
#3 "World's Best Service Awards" Top Hawaii Hotels 2011 
#1 “World’s Best Hotel Service” (Statewide) 2007
#2 “World’s Best Spas” (Statewide) 2007
(Halekulani has placed in the top 100 since 1996)

TravelAge West
TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents' Vote of Excellence)Awards: Editor's Pick
Halekulani - #1 "Best Resort Spa" 2012

Trip Advisor
"Traveler's Choice Award" 2007- Halekulani #1 "Best Service" (US)

US News & World Report 
Best Hotels on Oahu - #1 - 2013

Western Publishing Association Maggie Awards
Halekulani Living Fall/Winter 2012-2013:
BEST Semi-Annuals and Three Time Consumer Magazine, winner

Halekulani Living Spring/Summer 2010:
BEST SEMI-ANNUAL publication (Trade & Consumer), winner
BEST NEW PUBLICATION, finalist

Wine Spectator
La Mer- Best of Award of Excellence 2013

World Travel Awards
Halekulani - “Hawaii’s Leading Hotel” 2006, 2007
Halekulani - "Hawaii's Leading Spa Resort" 2007

Yahoo Travel
Halekulani - #1 “Best Luxury Hotel in the World” 2010

Zagat Survey
La Mer: #1 in Top Décor and Top Service, Statewide and on Oahu; #9 Most Popular Statewide; #4 Top Food - 2011
Orchids: #2 Top Décor Statwide; #5 Top Service Statewide - 2011

STATEWIDE ACCOLADES:

General Contractors Association – 2013 Build Hawaii Awards
1st Place - Excellence Award for Halekulani Major Renovation
Presented to Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company

Hawaii Magazine "Best of the Best: Reader's Choice Awards"
Best Luxury Hotel/Resort (Statewide): #1 Halekulani

Honolulu Magazine “Best of Honolulu”
Halekulani - Best Wedding Vendor or Venue- 2013
Nobu Waikiki - Best Bar Food, Highbrow - 2013

Honolulu Magazine “Hale Aina Awards”
Orchids- Best Brunch – Gold -2013-2014

Honolulu Star-Advertiser "Best of" Readers' Poll:
#1 Best Sunday Brunch, Orchids - 2013

Honolulu Star-Advertiser “Ilima Awards” Readers Poll
People's Choice, Best Fine Dining Restaurant - La Mer – Halekulani - 2013-14
Top Restaurant - Orchids- Halekulani- 2013-14

Waikiki Improvement Association's Ho'owehiwehi Award
George S. Kanahele Award (Best values f aloha and
Hana Iki (Renovation Excellence Award) - for Halekulani Renewal - 2012