Video: The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

In the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel’s boutique, I purchased a few postcards with aerial photos of the hotel and its broad sweep of private beach. It occurred to me that this image, frequently used to promote the property, makes the building look like a bland and boxy eyesore. The ingeniousness of the design of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, one of the world’s most renowned architectural firms, doesn’t reveal itself until you experience it firsthand.

Read more from my journey to Hawaii in the June 2016 Hideaway Report.

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