"20 Things to Love About Hawaii Right Now": 3 classic hotels, newly remadeby: Derek Paiva
posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 at 01:03 PM
St. Regis Princeville
The view from the St. Regis Princeville across Hanalei Bay to Mount Makana—“Bali Hai” in the 1958 filmed musical South Pacific—is unchanged. The rest of the former 23-year-old Sheraton Princeville now attempts to earn that view—a $100 million renovation replacing its former expanses of grand, yet unwelcoming, marble with plenty of luxurious Island-style wood, bamboo flooring, koa furniture and warm earth tones.
5520 Ka Haku Road, (808) 826-9644, www.stregisprinceville.com
Photos: The Royal Hawaiian (pg. 1, 2), Mauna Kea Beach Hotel (pg. 3), St. Regis Princeville (pg. 4)
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