Situated on historical grounds/ adjacent to where Hawaiis King Kamehameha established his royal residence/ the 460-room King Kamehamehas Kona Beach Hotel neighbors this historical landmark. In the 19th Century/ King Kamehamehas residence included all of Kamaka/ the bay around which the hotel is focused.This oceanfront hotel offers convenient access to one of the Big Islands most popular Hawaiian lu au and shows?the Island Breeze Hawaiian Lu au/ where guests can enjoy an evening of feasting and dancing. To commence the festivities/ outrigger canoes bearing the royal court glide past the ancient Hawaiian temple on the shoreline of King Kamehamehas Kona Beach Hotel. In addition to the traditional lu au/ King Kamehamehas Kona Beach Hotel provides other savory meal choices that everyone is sure to enjoy. Local newspaper/ The Honolulu Advertiser/ recognized The Kona Beach Restaurant as the -Favorite Hotel Restaurant?Neighbor Island- in 2000/ 2001 and 2004. This restaurant provides guests with a casual-dining experience and unbeatable views. A more relaxed option is the Billfish Bar conveniently near the pool. The Billfish Bar is a perfect place to enjoy a refreshing tropical drink and an island-native appetizer. Sunsets at the Billfish Bar are memorable and enhanced sublimely by the melodies of Hawaiian musicians.During the day guests can enjoy the view of Kamakahonu Bay while sunning by the pool and Whirlpool spa. And to get a break from the outdoors/ the Hawaiian Cultural Activity Center is the perfect option. Called Kulana Huli Honua/ which translates into -foundation for the search of wisdom-/ the cultural center inside the hotel offers lei-making and hula lessons and Hawaiian history classes.