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Mauna Lani Resort and Visitors Bureau Reminds Travelers - Hawaii is Open for Business

Resort Unveils New Troon Golf Experience Stay & Play Package

Kohala Coast, Hawai‘i – As news of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano continues to make headlines, Mauna Lani Resort, located on the northwest side of the island far from the Kilauea, reminds golfers and visitors that now is actually a great time to visit the island paradise.

“First and foremost, our hearts go out to those affected by the Kilauea Volcano activity. It’s important to remember that the Kohala Coast and Mauna Lani Resort are more than 75 miles away from the volcanic activity being reported on the news,” said Scott Christenson, director of golf, Mauna Lani Resort. “Many of the island’s most popular resorts and golf courses are all located on the northwest side of the island, while Kilauea is located on the far-east side. If you’ve ever considered a trip to Hawaii, don’t be deterred, now is a great time to visit.”

The Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau released a “What You Need To Know” document for travelers, which includes the following information:

  • There is absolutely no reason at this time for travelers to change or alter their leisure or business plans.

  • Most of the Hawaiian Islands are unaffected by Kilauea Volcano except a remote area on the island of Hawaii’seast side. Out of the island’s 4,028 square miles, less than a 10-square-mile area is affected.

  • Air Access: All flights into the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport and Hilo International Airport are operating normally.

  • Accommodations and Activities: All accommodations, activities and attractions on the island are also operating normally, with the exception of those in the area affected by the lava activity.

  • Air Quality: As reported by the Honolulu Star Advertiser on May 31, 2018, “While there had been recent reports of air quality concerns in the town of Kailua-Kona, air quality along the Kohala Coast has been considered good.”

Mauna Lani Resort, home to the award-winning Francis H. I‘i Brown North and South Golf Courses, recently unveiled a new Troon Golf Experience Stay & Play package to help entice golfers to visit this summer. Mauna Lani Resort’s Troon Golf Experience Stay & Play Package includes:

  • Four rounds of golf per four-night stay

  • Daily breakfast for two at the hotels Bay Terrace Restaurant

  • Elegantly appointed accommodations with Garden View, Deluxe Ocean View and Ocean Front rooms available

  • Minimum stay 4 nights

  • For travel through 09/30/18

The Troon Golf Experience Package cannot be combined with other promotional rates, discounts or special offers. For more information on the Mauna Lani Troon Golf Experience Package, visit or call 808-885-6655 and reference code TRGOLF.

About Mauna Lani Golf

Mauna Lani, meaning “mountain reaching heaven,” is a tropical resort oasis set upon the famed Kohala Coast on the island of Hawai‘i. Mauna Lani Resort is located 23 miles north of the Kona International Airport and features the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Mauna Lani Spa and Mauna Lani's Francis H. I‘i Brown North and South Golf Courses. Since opening in 1981, the Mauna Lani golf courses have collected numerous “best courses you can play” awards from Golfweek, Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine. Mauna Lani Golf was also the former host site of the Senior Skins Game from 1990 to 2000, hosting many of golf’s greats, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Chi Chi Rodriquez, and Gary Player.

About Troon

Mauna Lani Golf is professionally managed by Troon. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Troon also specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities around the world. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon) and Troon International with properties located in 35 states and 33 countries. Additionally, there are 57 Troon affiliated properties featuring 79 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Lake of Isles Golf Club in North Stonington, Connecticut; Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii; The Centurion Club in London, England; Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples in Florida; Els Club Desaru Coast in Malaysia; and Palmilla Golf Club in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. For additional news and information, visit, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.

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