La Mer at Halekulani bags awards in Hawaii


Halekulani, the legendary Hawaii hotel, is recognized with the highest ratings in 2018 by both Forbes Travel Guide and AAA for La Mer, the hotel’s acclaimed Neoclassic French restaurant. Awarded the Five-Star by Forbes Travel Guide and the Five Diamond by AAA, La Mer continues to set the precedent for culinary excellence in Hawaii as the only establishment on the islands to receive both honors.

Featuring fine Neoclassic French cuisine, exquisite oceanfront surroundings and an award‐winning wine list, La Mer’s culinary program has earned its acclaim as the longest consecutively ranked AAA Five Diamond restaurant in Hawaii. The menu features dishes inspired by flavors from the south of France with uniquely blended indigenous Hawaiian ingredients. As a result of the restaurant’s unmatched dining experience, La Mer has also been recognized with the highest rating by Forbes Travel Guide in 2018.

“La Mer is a thriving testament to our success in delivering immaculate service and memorable dining experiences as the only restaurant in Hawaii to be awarded with a Five-Star by Forbes Travel Guide and Five Diamond by AAA,” said Ulrich Krauer, General Manager of Halekulani. “To receive top honors and be acknowledged as the finest dining establishment in Hawaii is humbling to our culinary team, who are passionate about creating an unsurpassed gastronomic journey for each guest.”

La Mer is open daily from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Gentlemen’s attire requires a long‐sleeve collared shirt or jacket. As an elegant fine dining restaurant, La Mer restricts patrons to adults and children eight years and older. For reservations please call (808) 923‐2311 or book online at OpenTable.

About Halekulani

Since its inception in 1984 as one of the world’s finest and most acclaimed independent luxury hotels, Halekulani has received more than 500 accolades, awards and honoraria. The property is one of The World’s Best Hotels on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Gold List and was voted Best Hotel on Oahu in Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels for 2017. Halekulani is home to SpaHalekulani, House Without A Key, Lewers Lounge, Orchids and La Mer, Hawaii’s longest, consecutively ranked AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Restaurant. For twenty years, Halekulani has maintained a strong commitment to arts and culture through exclusive alliances with Oahu’s most iconic cultural venues. Halekulani is operated by the Hotels and Resorts of Halekulani, a brand management division of the Honolulu-based Halekulani Corporation, which also oversees the Waikiki Parc. Halekulani is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and is aligned with Tokyo’s legendary Imperial Hotel.