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3.2
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.3
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.7
65.8%
Recommend this course
19 out of 34 reviews
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2.7
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
2.5
Value
2.6
Layout
3.2
Pace
2.8
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
3.4
42.9%
Recommend this course
6 out of 14 reviews
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2.8
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
7
Conditions
2.5
Value
2.8
Layout
3.3
Pace
2.8
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
3.2
50.0%
Recommend this course
12 out of 24 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6500 yards
Slope 124
Rating 70.0
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Hawaii Kai Golf Course - Championship
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Architect William F. Bell (1973)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.2
34 Reviews (34)
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Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

great staff poor course conditions

Played here for the first time on 1-25-21. Staff were friendly and helpful. Very dissapointed in the course conditions. For this golf course to charge $120.00 for a round of golf is non sensical. Fairways were awful and putting surfaces were at best fair. On almost every shot you had to bump into a preferred lie as playing conditions were a far cry from a championship course as advertised. This course has potential but it is obvious a lack of course maintenance has rendered a promising course to the level of a poorly maintained muni. The lack of revenue due to covid 19 has likely hurt this course upkeep as there was not many players on the the day I played.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

9 holes in 4 hours $50.00

Horrible experience, the T times were over booked and the starter just kept taking the money and sending golfers out with every hole having two or more groups backed up on every hole we barley got in 9 holes of golf it was just pathetic

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Dog Tracks

Lots of dead grass. Nearly all fairways have huge areas of exposed dirt and weeds.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Course

Enjoyed a nice round at Hawaii Kai. Staff was friendly, they do a great job at managing Covid rules. Pace of play was OK for a Sunday. Course was in good condition.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Ugly Fairways

This course was in very poor shape. Greens were ok ,but fairways and bunkers SUBSTANDARD!!. Staff was great. There is NOWAY this course is worth $120 on a Hot Deal,! It is somewhat scenic, but that didn’t offset the conditions! Rental clubs were good but still pricey! Cost over 200 to play with a bucket of balls. Not worth it. No cart girl and no halfway snack bar. Overall save your money! Play Hawai’i Prince much nicer conditions good rentals 2 sleeves of balls GPS in carts.$150 TaylorMade M5s!, DO NOT RECOMMENDED!!

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played

Please read

I've lived in Hawaii Kai my whole life and I'm so embarrassed that my home course has been run into the ground. They back logged tee times so it was the first time I teed off 15 minutes after my scheduled tee time. We played 12 holes in 3 hours and 40 minutes before they pulled the flags. The course is in terrible shape, no real grass, just awful. I wish I could golf 10 minutes from my house but I have to bite the bullet and say I'm never coming here again. Just about any course on Oahu is a better deal including the muni's. Plus the people working there and the Marshall have real bad attitudes. Avoid this place.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hawaii Kai

It is understandable that due to the lack of tourism, some of the maintenance/watering of the fairways has dropped. But the tees and greens are in fabulous shape.

I’m sure the course will rebound when this whole pandemic ends.

The staff are extremely friendly and helpful.

Unfortunately the 1/2 way house was closed.

Love the course and will play it again!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

pace needs to change

Played on 12/30. took us (couple) about 5hours to complete. pace of play for these private courses need to change or this is a waste of your money. Playing golf has now turned into one way traffic from start to finish. imo, kills the fun and the momentum.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing

Terrible state of fairways Dec 2020

Waste of money as coutures fairways not maintained

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Well maintained course

People were socially distanced and good pace of play. Staff here is always helpful and friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

The ball runs a lot and some of the tees are very challenging with some narrow fairways. The greens were in perfect conditions, fast and it was a lot of fun, specially with the scenic Diamond Head in the background, as well as the beach. Great Experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not playing this course ever again

This is the worst course I have ever played. I was told it was a good. Fairways were horrible greens are horrible. They allow five sums twosomes threesomes foursome’s in singles on the course all at the same time which makes for a very long day.You go out at 2 PM and can’t finish because carts need to be back in by 6 pm I would not recommend this course to anyone

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

A dog track....

This has to be one of the worst courses I’ve ever played. The fairways are horrible and the pace of play was unacceptable. The price was cheap for Hawaii,, but it was still over priced. I would not recommend this course to anyone.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Where’s the faitway

Pros great deal on golf now. How much 25$. Greens in great condition. Pro shop staff friendly and attentive, Cons wow where do I start slow pace of play you would think one cart per golfer would speed up play ahhh nope. Fairways in horrible shape leaves all over stripe the ball down the middle of fairway lost ball. Dirt, weeds ohh did I mention the leaves? You are probably thinking because I played horrible I’m angry and will write a negative review personally I think 39/42 is a decent score . In closing 25$ for golfing here probably will wait till Hawaii Kai GC gets it together Mahalos for reading this hope it helps all golfers no matter what skill level you are

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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