Ideally situated on 12 acres of tropical gardens on a lava promontory, the Royal Kona Resort is surrounded on three sides by the crystal clear waters of the blue Pacific. With a dramatic oceanfront setting overlooking picturesque Kailua Bay, the Royal Kona offers a convenient location within walking distance to the village of Kailua-Kona with its many fine restaurants, shops, historical sites and activities. For a great location in the heart of Kona, gracious Hawaiian hospitality and service, and the Big Island's best value, choose the Royal Kona Resort.
The on-site wedding coordinators at Royal Kona Resort's Romance Center are available to assist couples with all aspects of their event planning. The Resort offers the ultimate paradise wedding setting with outdoor venues just steps from Kailua-Kona Bay where striking sunset views, the rolling waves of the Pacific, and breathtaking lava rock create the perfect backdrop for the wedding day of your dreams. Choose from pre-set packages designed to ensure an ideal wedding celebration or customize your own event from the wide selection of a la carte options.
9th Annual Mai Tai Festival Winner Kevin Beary from Chicago's Three Dots and a Dash, is interviewed by WGN9 Chicago. Watch as the winner of the coveted title "World's Best Mai Tai" and $10,000 cash prize shares his secret recipe for his award-winning cocktail.
Multiple Emmy award-winning investigative reporter and producer Peter Greenburg, known in the travel industry as "The Travel Detective", is America's most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Hawaiian Hotels & Resorts' family owned hotels, the Royal Kona Resort on Hawaii Island and the Royal Lahaina Resort on Kaanapali Beach, Maui are featured in a "Travel Detective" video hosted by Greenburg about family-run hotels in Hawaii.