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Address: Hwy. 19, Hapuna Prince Beach, Island of Hawaii, HI
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+1 808-880-3000

Nestled in the dramatic landscape from shoreline to about 700 feet above...

Nestled in the dramatic landscape from shoreline to about 700 feet above sea level, this Arnold Palmer-designed, 18-hole golf course measures 6,534 yards from the championship tees.

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stunning golf

During a recent visit to Hawaii I was fortunate to be able to play 4 rounds at this golf course. The golf is challenging but fun and the view is to die for. Hard to focus on golf... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2016
Lawrence S
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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San Antonio, Texas
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898 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 575 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We knew we were in for an interesting day when the big sign in the pro shop said "No Wind Checks". Russell was the cart guy and starter and he was very helpful. The tradewinds were forecast to hit the Big Island at 10 AM and they were going to have wind gusts of 40 to 50 MPH. They appeared... More 

1 Thank bobemac
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96 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The course is in great shape greens are rolling fast and play was pretty fast.. what surprises me the most is the lack luster service, inside staff was great but the golf attendant was sub standard compared to the other resort course.. the golf boards were great and easy to use if you can move your body a little. The... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

During a recent visit to Hawaii I was fortunate to be able to play 4 rounds at this golf course. The golf is challenging but fun and the view is to die for. Hard to focus on golf with so many spectacular views of the ocean. Nice variety of holes and fun to play. Staff was very friendly and helpful.... More 

Thank Lawrence S
Bozeman, Montana
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75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

We played Hapuna twice while in the area. The first time we played, we didn't see another group until we were on the 12th hole. We had an 8AM tee time and were able to tee off immediately and move along apace. The course can be played in about four hours; carts are required, as there is a lot of... More 

Thank Nancy G
Conroe, Texas
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The course has matured and is in excellent condition. I played here in June 2000 for the first time. I played it again as part of the Golf Card 'bundling' - I played Mauna Kea twice and the Hapuna course once. I had forgotten how much fun this course can be. There is quite a bit of elevation change and... More 

Thank James S
Godalming, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

I love this golf course. Can be very challenging when a wind is blowing. The shop staff are friendly and the range and practise area are superb. They also have these funky scooters if you want to go solo. The greens are very slick, so be careful with putt uno

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San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We had a great time on this challenging but not too challenging course with beautiful views of the NW coast of the Island. Because it's on the dry end of the Island we were never rained on during our round and the temperature was balmy and pleasant. The golf course staff were some of the most gracious people we encountered... More 

Thank Mike O
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

A fun and challenging course. The lay of the grass makes putting a challenge. The staff was very friendly and helpful.. Great scenery and views.

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Huntington Beach, California
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62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

we visit the big island several times a year and play multiple rounds at hapuna. they did have some problems with the greens a few months ago but they're ok now. don't expect fast greens but most big island courses are not noted for fast greens. probably running about a 9.5. the course in general is in great shape and... More 

Thank terry h
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125 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

This course often gets overshadowed by the other nearby courses at the Mauna Lani and Mauna Kea resorts. But, dollar for dollar this course is well worth a visit. The staff is excellent. They are always welcoming and friendly. They do strive to make your visit and experience very enjoyable. As far as the course, it's difficulty will vary with... More 

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