2-, 3-, or 5-Night Stay for Two with Optional Three-Course Dinner at Waianuhea in Hawaii

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4-star, earth-friendly hotel on a tucked-away mountainside in Hawaii

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Expires Oct 3rd, 2014. Must book by 10/3/14 or promotional value expires. Must complete travel by 11/30/14. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 2 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required, subject to availability. 72-hour cancellation notice required or fee of applicable 1-night's stay up to the amount paid for Groupon applies. Must be 21+ to check in. Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. Credit card required at booking and check-in. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid with reward points. 13.4% tax not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Hotel at a Glance: Waianuhea

Tropical gardens, a lily pond, and views of the Pacific Ocean highlight the scenery of this 4-star resort, which is perched on the side of Hawaii’s tallest mountain, Mauna Kea. The inn embraces its natural surroundings by following eco-friendly practices, including sustainable dining, solar-powered electricity, and rainwater that’s collected, filtered, and recycled for use in the guest rooms. Despite the property’s tucked-away location, guests have access to a host of modern amenities, including an onsite spa.

  • Three-course dinner: With select options, you’ll get a gourmet meal for two, prepared by chefs using local ingredients and sustainable methods. Click here to see a sample menu.
  • Accolades: Fodor’s calls Waianuhea a “gorgeous country inn,” and it earned a 2014 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.
  • Rise and shine with a complimentary gourmet breakfast, including fresh pastries, tropical fruit, and hot breakfast entrees.
  • Colorful guest rooms featuring floral accents, views of the tropical landscape, and coconut chai bath products made locally; select rooms have fireplaces and balconies
  • Natural relaxation: The onsite spa is solar-heated.
  • Sample local wines during an evening reception for guests.

Honoka’a, Hawaii: Farmers’ Markets and Historic Boardwalk Near Waipio Valley

A steep paved road winds down the side of Mauna Kea Mountain from Honoka’a to the lush Waipio Valley, once a getaway for royalty on Hawaii’s Big Island. Today, tourists can hop on a shuttle from Honoka’a and reach the valley within 20 minutes. Once there, you can hike or take a ride on horseback to explore volcanic sand beaches, dense tropical forests, and narrow waterfalls spouting out of the deep green hillsides. You can also admire the landscape from atop Waipio Lookout.

Things are relatively quiet back in downtown Honoka’a. Local growers set up shop at the weekly farmers’ market each Saturday to sell fresh pineapples, macadamia nuts, and coffee. Stroll down Mamane Street’s wooden boardwalk to shop for antiques and souvenirs or visit the art deco Honoka’a People’s Theater.

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Tips

  • “Beautiful grounds, clean house, and wonderful house staff. Breakfasts were delicious and afternoon happy hour was a nice relief. ”

  • “EVERYTHING!!!! The staff was amazing, the place was awesome and the food was amazing!!!!!!!”

  • “Everything was wonderful! We would like to return to Mainauhea again soon!”

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    45-3503 Kahana Dr

    Honokaa, HI 96727

    +18087751118

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