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Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele

  • One Keomoku Highway, P.O. Box 631380, Lanai City, Hawaii, 96763, U.S.A.

    November 2006

    Alastair McAlpine
Physical Features

Property Size: 914,760 square feet/84,984 square metres

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Total Number of Rooms: 102

  • Guest Rooms: 94
  • Suites: 8

Number of Stories: 2

Design Aesthetic:

  • Upcountry Hawaiian estate style, with great hall, high-beamed ceiling, two large stone fireplaces and eclectic furnishings
  • Surrounded by forests, landscaped gardens and horse paddocks
  • The island of Lāna'i is nearly completely privately owned, offering a quieter, less crowded experience reminiscent of Old Hawaii

Architect: Arnold Savrann

History: Located on the Koele ranch land, a former pineapple plantation on an island that once produced 75% of the world's pineapple supply


  • 25-minute flight from Honolulu, 45-minute ferry ride from Maui
  • Frequent shuttles to Four Seasons Resort Lāna'i at Manele Bay allow use of all facilities at both properties

Size: 1,052 sq ft / 98 sq m

Number of Treatment Rooms: 1

Spa Services: Guests have full access to the Spa at Four Seasons Resort Manele Bay

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Special Features:

  • Koele Lani Spa Suite, plus in-room spa services

Philosophy: Know your farmer, know your food

  • Four Seasons Resorts Lanai supports more than 100 local farmers and fishers
  • Approximately 65 percent of menu items come from the Hawaiian Islands

Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

  • Venison
  • Pineapples
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados
  • Seafood including onaga, ahi, opa, snapper, moi

Restaurant: Dining Room

  • Signature Dish: Pacific moi carpaccio with lime-sesame crème fraîche, green papaya and red radish salad

Restaurant: Terrace

  • Décor: Offering evening views of the gardens through the glass doors, or daytime views through the open doors, the Terrace is located on the lobby level. The 76-seat Terrace is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Lounge: The Bar

  • Indoor Seating: 25

Lounge: Great Hall

  • Indoor Seating: 48

Lounge: Trophy Room



  • Number of Tennis Courts: 3
  • Tennis Lessons: For a fee
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  • Name of Course: The Experience at Koele
    • Par: 72
    • Yardage: 7,014
    • Number of Holes: 18
    • Special Holes: 17th – nestled in the deepest gorge on Lana'i, the hole presents a spectacular 200-foot (60-metre) drop in elevation from tee to green
    • Additional Services:
      • Pro shop
      • Golf instruction available
      • Driving range
      • Putting green
      • Clubs rental
  • Name of Course: The Challenge at Manele
    • Location: Off site with special privileges
    • Date Open: December 1993
    • Designer: Jack Nicklaus
    • Par: 72
    • Yardage: 7,039
    • Number of Holes: 18
    • Additional Services:
      • Pro shop
      • Golf instruction available
      • Driving range
      • Putting green
      • Clubs rental

On-site Activities:

  • Croquet
  • Lawn bowling
  • Four-wheel adventures
  • Hiking


  • Number of Pools: 3
    • Main Pool: Designed for quiet and relaxation with ice water, Evian spritzes, chilled towels and other amenities are regularly offered

Fitness Facilities:

  • Size: 901 sq ft / 84 sq m
  • Sample Fitness Activities:
    • Walking and jogging paths throughout the expansive grounds
    • Biking trails
For Younger Guests

Younger guests have full access to Kids for All Seasons at Four Seasons Resort Lāna'i at Manele Bay, a supervised children's programme in a dedicated facility

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Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 44,137 sq ft / 4,100 sq m

Largest Ballroom: 1,470 sq ft / 137 sq m

Meet and Feed Capacity: 500

Banquet Capacity: 500

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Outdoor Banquet Capacity: 500

Breakout Spaces: 2

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities: 40,000 square feet (3,700 square metres) of outdoor meeting space with mountain views, set alongside reflecting pond and surrounded by manicured gardens

Special Features

Landscaped gardens feature authentic Chinese pagoda

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