Kaanapali Beach Hotel received top honors in Hawaii Magazine’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards. - Kaanapali Resort
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Kaanapali Beach Hotel received top honors in Hawaii Magazine’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Kaanapali Beach Hotel received top honors in Hawaii Magazine’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards. Readers of Hawaii Magazine voted Kaanapali Beach Hotel the “Number One Hotel with the Best Aloha Spirit” for the second year in a row and “Number One Best Budget Hotel” for the third year in a row.  New to the list this year, award-winning Sunday Champagne Brunch ranked number four on the list for “Best Breakfast or Brunch Buffet”.


“We are honored to be recognized for our values and commitment to the Hawaiian culture,” said Mike White, General Manager of Kaanapali Beach Hotel. “This is a true testament to our team members’ dedication and passion for delivering exceptional customer service to hotel guests. Mahalo to our valued guests for their support year after year as we continue to offer exceptional hospitality experiences at both of our properties.”

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The Hawaii Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards are a result of an extensive reader survey conducted by the magazine. Thousands of Mainland U.S., Hawaii and international readers participated in the 98-category survey, rating everything from the best Hawaiian hotels and resorts, bed-and-breakfasts and inns, beaches and activities, to the best places to eat, scenic road trips, fashion designers and coastlines in Hawaii. Hawaii Magazine tallied the picks of more than 100,000 surveys to arrive at the final award-winner list, in which Kaanapali Beach Hotel was awarded the following rankings:

Kaanapali Beach Hotel:
•      No. 1 Hotel or Resort with the Best Aloha Spirit
•      No. 1 Best Budget Hotel
•      No. 2 Best Hotel or Resort Staff
•      No. 4 Best Breakfast or Brunch Buffet

Kaanapali Beach was awarded No. 1 Best Beach for Stretching out on the Sand, No. 1 Best Beach for Swimming, and No. 2 Best Beach for Snorkeling.

Lahaina was awarded No. 1 Best City or Town.

Maui was awarded No. 1 Best Island.

Trilogy Excursions, our longtime beachfront partner, was awarded No. 2 Best Dinner Cruise/Sunset Sail and No. 4 Best Snorkeling/Scuba Rental or Instruction Co.

The complete list of awards is available in Hawaii Magazine’s March/April 2015 issue.

Our hearts are with our Maui and Lahaina ‘ohana as our island continues to rebuild. As West Maui opens following the devastating wildfires, our restaurants, shops, hotels, resorts, condos, and activity partners welcome you with aloha.

For the latest updates on Ka'anapali and West Maui locations, please view our resource page.
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