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ByKeith M. Jones

Apr 26, 2022

Halekulani Okinawa Receives Top Five-Star Award and Becomes Okinawa’s First Five-Star Hotel

OKINAWA, Japan, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Forbes Travel Guide, the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today unveiled its 2022 Star Awards, recognizing Halekulani Okinawathe famous luxury resort located on the main island of Okinawan in Japan, as a five-star hotel. The accolade is Halekulani Okinawa’s premier five-star award, a status bestowed only on properties that provide superior guest experiences at its restaurants, facilities and services, determined by an independent inspection process. This honor designates Halekulani Okinawa as the first and only five-star property in Okinawan and only one of the 12 five-star hotels in Japan. Halekulani Okinawa is one of only two new properties in Japan to earn five-star honor in 2022, the second being HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTOa luxury property within the Mitsui Fudosan Group.

“It is a tremendous honor to have our beloved property recognized as a five-star hotel by Forbes Travel Guide for the first year,” said june yoshie, general manager of Halekulani Okinawa. “Since opening our doors in July 2019, we have strived to provide guests with personalized service and unforgettable experiences through luxury accommodations, innovative fine dining and unique cultural excursions. We are proud to be from Okinawa first five-star hotel and are extremely grateful to our team of passionate and dedicated staff, who made this exceptional experience possible for our guests.”

Halekulani Okinawa is home to the prestigious Halekulani Spa, which was first recognized by Forbes Travel Guide as a four-star spa. Inspired by the ancient healing methods of Okinawan culture, Spa Halekulani offers bespoke treatments tailored to each guest’s personal needs and incorporating traditional Okinawan ingredients. Halekulani Okinawa received top marks from Forbes Travel Guide for its dining services, comfort and convenience, and luxurious pool experience.

Halekulani Okinawa opened in July 2019 on the main island of Okinawa, Japan as the second hotel in the main Hawaiian resort of the same name and first outside Hawaii. Located on the coast in the quasi-national Okinawa Kaigan Park, Halekulani Okinawa offers travelers a true resort experience on 32 acres of lush natural landscape. In addition to 360 rooms, suites, and cliffside villas, Halekulani Okinawa offers eight restaurants and bars, unique/immersive programming, and exclusive access to from Okinawa cultural and heritage wealth.

Forbes Travel Guide is credited with creating the original concept of five-star service, naming only the most deserving properties on its illustrious annual star list. The full list of Forbes Travel Guide 2022 star ratings is available at ForbesTravelGuide.com.

For more information about Halekulani Okinawa, visit www.okinawa.halekulani.com.

About Halekulani Okinawa
Halekulani Okinawanthe second hotel in the first Hawaiian resort of the same name and the first outside Hawaiiis a luxury resort located in We have not Village on the main island of Okinawa. Featuring a variety of accommodations built to highlight the geographical features of its surroundings, Halekulani Okinawan sits on 32 acres of lush land in the Okinawan Kaigan Quasi-National Park and faces about a mile of shoreline. Halekulani Okinawan houses a wide range of facilities, including eight restaurants and a bar. In addition, the property has the prestigious SpaHalekulania fitness center, a luxury boutique, more than 800 m2 of meeting and convention spaces and five swimming pools, one of which is adorned with nearly 1.5 million mosaic tiles in the shape of by Halekulani Signature Cattleya orchid. Halekulani Okinawan is the third property of Japan join The best hotels in the world, an exclusive collection of the world’s most extraordinary luxury establishments. For more information, please visit www.okinawa.halekulani.com.

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