Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Award
February 16, 2021 – Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its 2021 Star Awards. Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort earned a new Forbes Travel Guide Recommended award and is showcased with other honorees on ForbesTravelGuide.com.
The Best Places to Travel in March -Travel + Leisure
February 10, 2021 – In most of North America, March is a time of transition, "coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb" the saying goes, recognizing that the month straddles winter and spring. In St. George, Utah, the weather is pleasant and the scenery is spectacular. In Napa Valley, colorful signs of spring show up during the month, and the same goes for Washington, D.C. and Charleston, where flowers announce the...
Top 20 Resorts in Hawaii: Readers' Choice Awards 2020
October 6, 2020 – Condé Nast Traveler readers rate their top resorts in across the Hawaiian Islands. Ko'a Kea ranks no. 1 on Kauai and no. 5 on all the Hawaiian islands.
2020 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
August 4, 2020 – Tripadvisor gives a Travelers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
Travel + Leisure's Top 10 Resorts in Hawaii
July 8, 2020 – America’s 50th state is mythologized by the visitors who go back year after year. There are, of course, the hundreds of pristine beaches across its most visited islands (the Big Island, Kauai, Maui, and Oahu). Other draws include the Polynesian-rooted culture that dates back over 1,500 years and the lush, jungle-covered valleys and mountains that thrill hikers from around the world. But maybe the most enticing thing about Hawaii is its incredible range of resorts, which are diverse enough to have something for everyone.
Forbes Travel Guide's 7 Spots To Experience The Joy Of Missing Out
May 16, 2019 – 7 Spots To Experience The Joy Of Missing Out
15 Beach Destinations Where You Can Learn to Surf
April 29, 2019 – BRIT + CO - Have you ever sat on the beach, watched the surfers do their thing and found yourself filled with a massive amount of admiration mingling with envy? The freedom, the thrill, those sweet yet salty waves lapping against tanned limbs; it looks pretty ideal no matter what ocean you’re gawking at. While watching seasoned surfers is one thing, actually daring to ride the waves yourself can be a daunting dream. Thankfully, there are resort destinations all over the world that are there to help you live out your wave riding fantasies.
Kauai Is a Paradise on Earth — Here's What to Do When You're There
March 19, 2019 – TRAVEL + LEISURE - Few places on Earth possess the sublime beauty of Hawaii's Kauai. Vacationers with their eye on golden sand and Pacific water will find refuge along Kauai’s shores, and the Hawaiian island is well equipped with restaurants, resorts, and beaches that impress, especially given the destination’s secluded nature.
World’s Best Awards 2018: The Most Romantic Hotels Collection
February 1, 2019 – From all-inclusive Caribbean hideaways to palatial European villas, T+L readers have a keen eye for what it takes for properties to win over couples and set the tone for a romantic escape. Certain touches are a given: ultra-personal service, luxurious accommodations, and — perhaps above all else — privacy. But this crop of standout properties go beyond the basics with little extras and diverse amenities that indulge couples’ shared interests, whether that means warm-weather strolls on white-sand beaches, meditative spa treatments amid lush jungle forests, or exhilarating adventure sports.
North America's 16 Best, Most Overlooked Beaches
June 1, 2018 – OUTSIDE MAGAZINE - Warm weather has officially arrived, and we’ve got your plan: the most stunning beaches for surfing, casting, lounging, and exploring
ELLEN REUNITES SUPERFAN WITH HER NAVY BOYFRIEND
January 24, 2018 – THE ELLEN SHOW - Maura Gonsalves thought she had to wait a few more weeks until she could see her Navy boyfriend Noah Copeland, but Ellen surprised her with an early reunion.
5 Chefs to Watch in Hawaii
June 26, 2017 – MODERN LUXURY - Here are 50 of the finest things happening in Hawai‘i's food scene.
How to Do a Family Holiday in Hawaii Like Beyoncé and Jay z
June 23, 2016 – VOGUE - No road-trip games, crowded theme parks, or camping tents here. This week, Beyoncé, Jay Z, and Blue Ivy are taking the most enviable family vacation in Hawaii, evidenced by the stunning snapshots that the Lemonade maker herself has been posting to her website.