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Intelligent Luxury at Kohanaiki | Redefining Luxury on the Big Island

Since the grand opening in April of 2013, I have had the privilege to experience the amenities at Kohanaiki. As I watch Kohanaiki continue to blossom, I truly believe that this luxury development located on the Kona coast has some exceptional features.

Kohanaiki Club House

Kohaniki Club House Overlooking the Kona Coast | Kailua-Kona, Big Island – Hawaii

The project sponsors, IHP Capital and Kennedy Wilson, have strategically incorporated the concept of sustainability into the community’s infrastructure. Not only does this benefit the environment, but features such as the reverse osmosis water system, the community farm, design guidelines that encourage solar energy, and the Reese Jones designed golf course planted with salt tolerant seashore paspalum are all tremendous assets to both the club and its members. 

These are just a few of the assets that have been incorporated into what Kohanaiki deems as “Intelligent Luxury.” It is apparent that Kohanaiki’s sponsors are paying close attention to minimizing the overall costs to ensure that this private equity club is able to sustain itself for future generations.

Kohanaiki Golf Course

Kohanaiki Golf Course designed by Reese Jones | Kailua-Kona, Big Island – Hawaii

Kohanaiki’s Oceanfront Club Restaurant

I’ve had the opportunity to dine at the spectacular oceanfront club restaurant designed by Shay Zak, where I am always impressed with the farm to table cuisine that is served. The community farm supplies the club’s restaurants with fresh produce daily. Chef Patrick takes full advantage of the farm fresh ingredients that allow every day to be a new culinary experience. Not to mention, the fresh produce is carried over into Kohanaiki’s incredible comfort stations on the golf course.

Kohanaiki Restaurant

Kohanaiki’s Oceanfront Club Restaurant designed by Shay Zak

What’s in Store For 2014?

Many are asking, what does Kohaniki have in store for 2014? In addition to the custom lots, Kohanaiki now offers; reverse living Hale Mai’a town homes, Shay Zak designed custom homes, new tennis courts, and is in the process of constructing the new club house. The luxurious reverse living Hale Mai’a town homes, designed by architect Warren Sunnland, are now breaking ground.

Custom Homes designed by Shay Zak

Kohanaiki’s Hale Club designed by Architect Shay Zak with spectacular views of the Kona Coast

Custom Homes by Architects Shay Zak & Warren Sunnland

If you are interested in purchasing a lot, but are unsure about where to begin, Kohanaiki now offers a limited collection of Zak-Designed Custom Hales. Select from one of Zak’s three and four bedroom single-family homes that are a modern interpretation of early Hawaii architecture. Kohanaiki describes Zak’s architecture as a fresh aesthetic that is characterized by exceptional craftsmanship, natural materials, and incomparable attention-to-detail.

Kohanaiki Club House & Spa

Kohanaiki Club House & Spa Offers an Exceptional Private Club Experience

The Kohanaiki Lifestyle

As I spend more time at Kohanaiki, I continue to be impressed by the unique features and exceptional amenities that this new luxury community has to offer. The list is endless. Kohanaiki’s beach and golf lifestyle, founded on intelligent luxury, continues to distinguish itself from other private communities. If you’re interested in finding a home that is located within a fun, private golf and beach club community, Kohanaiki is unquestionably worth exploring.

For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact Carrie Nicholson, BIC.

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