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4.6
250 Reviews (250)
5 Stars
170
4 Stars
55
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
91.4%
Recommend this course
227 out of 250 reviews
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4.6
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.3%
Recommend this course
48 out of 52 reviews
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4.6
126 Reviews (126)
5 Stars
94
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
92.9%
Recommend this course
117 out of 126 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7370 yards
Slope 144
Rating 76.6
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Mauna Kea Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways Tifway 419 Hybrid Bermuda Grass
Greens Ultra-Dwarf Tifeagle Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire must be worn at all times

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Showers, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
250 Reviews (250)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 18
Undulating Greens 15
Elevation Changes 13
This course/club is great for:
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 17
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 14
Advanced Golfers 11
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 17
Worth the Drive 12

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Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Winds were crazy! But that’s not normal

The course was great. It wasn’t crowded. But again the winds were gusting up to 50 to 65 mph. No I’m serious! The round took long but that was our fault but nobody else’s. The view spectacular the greens were great fairways were terrific sand traps galore! Never been in deeper sand traps in my life that I could hardly get out of! LOL unfortunately I was in them a lot today. Definitely a must play even it is only once.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Fantastic course

I love this course! It is fantastic! I love it and I can wait to play it again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Fun but difficult course. 99 sand traps. Course in excellent condition. The views are spectacular!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful and challenging

I played with my wife on 8/21/21
Course was pristine, weather perfect and some views on the ocean outstanding . Course if challenging to play though with long par 3 et par 5 up hills .
You want to find a discounted price on tee-off.com as regular price are way too high.
Great experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

August

It’s worth the money for the scenery,. The golf course is well maintained but not top shelf. Afternoon tee time made pace of play wonderful. We will do it again

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great views

Awesome course design with fantastic ocean views. Fairways in excellent condition; greens were average. Overall great experience.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mauna Lani vs. Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea - No way. There was no competition, Lani killed it in every way. Mauna Kea left a lot to be desired including conditions of the course, friendliness of Staff, availability of of Food and beverage options. Sure they had a cart put and about but we only saw her on the second hole and the 18th hole. To make matters worse - no snack bar at the turn.

I would not recommend a round at Kea but I do highly recommend Mauna Lani - excellent all the way around.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mauna Kea - Checked off bucket list.

Course was fantastic and in great shape. Taylor Made rentals were good quality. Starter went out of his way to help me pair up with another single. Drove forward and asked him to wait on second tee. Made my experience much better as he was a good companion and we got along great. Highly recommend!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 39
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

This is a spectacular course Extremely well maintained. It’s a difficult layout. Challenging. We did have 20 + knot winds for most of the round which added to the difficulty. There are significant elevation changes. Undulating, split level greens One par three over the ocean shot. It’s such a picturesque place!
Staff was great. Amenities? It is still just a weird pandemic lack of stuff that is usually there situation. This place is worth the money. Highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Fun Course

Mauna Kea is a must play for any avid golfer visiting. You can find cheap rates on golf now on any day. No need to book too far in advance. The course is in good, not great shape. You'll find tidier and harder courses in the states, but not necessarily ones more fun or beautiful.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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