All Food and Drink
- Beach Tree
Taste, see, relax, be. Beach Tree Restaurant evokes the feel of a Hawaiian beach house, where you can dine on the sand or in the open-air dining room. Savour California cuisine with a Mediterranean twist highlighting fresh ingredients from the island, paired with a highly curated wine list.
- ‘ULU Ocean Grill
“R.S.A. – Regional, Seasonal and Artisanal” – cuisine is served alongside the surf and under the stars at our award-winning restaurant, where 75 percent of the ingredients comes from local farms and Hawaiian waters. The culinary philosophy is hyper-local, incorporating fresh, seasonal ingredients from the Island of Hawaii for both breakfast and dinner service. The elevated cuisine is prepared oven roasted, flame grilled and wok fired, fusing the flavours of Hawaii with techniques found throughout the Pacific Rim.
- Hualalai Grille
Overlooking the 18th green of Hualalai Golf Course, our American steakhouse offers an intimate, club-like ambience and a menu of choice, grass-fed meat.
- ‘ULU Sushi Lounge
Take a seat at the ocean-view bar or at the elegant, family-style table to experience Hawaii Island’s freshest sushi and craft cocktails. Experience the nightly omakase menu where our tenured sushi chefs display the passion for their craft, creating artistically plated sushi, sashimi, and nigiri of the highest quality fish.
- Beach Tree Bar and Lounge
Just steps from the water, our casual oceanfront beach bar offers deliciously fresh craft cocktails with a spectacular sunset backdrop, and all-day pupus.
- Hualalai Trading Company
Stop at the Trading Company, an all-day social space for snacking and shopping, for a morning latte or post-beach ice cream.
- In-Room Dining
Take in the views from your private lanai while enjoying our selection of In-Room Dining options, inspired by the diverse cuisine found throughout Hualalai, any time of the day, at your leisure. Let us pack a lunch for you to take on your off-property island exploration or on your departure flight. Whatever you crave, our In-Room Dining team is on hand 24 hours a day.
- Residents' Beach House
With casual lānai dining and menu of simply prepared seafood, this is a great venue to whale watch, take in an amazing sunset, or relax and sip on a decadent signature cocktail.
- Poolside Dining
Dine alongside any one of our seven vibrant and relaxing pools by ordering directly from your chaise lounge chair or cabana. Each distinct menu was created to reflect the unique character of each pool experience, featuring signature cocktails and a range of gourmet options.
Meet The Team
Richard PolhemusExecutive Chef
Chef Richard Polhemus joined the Hualalai culinary team in 2020, quickly adapting to the role of advancing the Resort's extensive hyper-local culinary philosophy. The close relationship of the Resort with the many farmers on Hawaii Island, as well as the flourishing Hualalai garden program, allows Chef Polhemus to tap into his passion for incorporating local, seasonal ingredients into his cuisine.
“My entire career has been grounded in a farm-to-table approach, I’ve always let nature and seasonality guide the creation of my menus."
Kalani GarciaExecutive Sous Chef
Born and raised in Maui, Chef Kalani Garcia started his career at the Hali‘imaile General Store before joining Four Seasons 16 years ago. Chef Garcia has experimented with both sweet and savory local ingredients in his positions at Four Seasons, developing the signature desserts and breads our guests can't stop talking about.
“One of my favourite ingredients to work with is Ulu (breadfruit), a staple of Hawaiian diet. I love challenging myself to create breads and desserts using Ulu flour, which is something our guests have rarely experienced.”
- Chef in Residence
Join us for our inaugural monthly guest chef series featuring award-winning chefs from all across the country. Throughout the weekend, participate in an intimate cooking class or experience a special dinner menu created by a visiting chef at Ulu Ocean Grill + Sushi Lounge. We welcome you to enjoy these fresh interpretations of Hawaii's natural bounty from both land and sea.Learn More
- Dinner Under the Stars
Let our Culinary and Special Events team create a romantic dinner for two, or a celebratory dinner for up to 12 guests under the stars. (requires a minimum of 72 hours advance confirmation).
- Hualalai Seafood Experience
Sip champagne and taste freshly harvested oysters as a Resort Marine Naturalist takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of our unique oyster farming process. The tour then leads to the Resort's Herb Garden, where a chef shares the inter-workings of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai's hyper-local food and beverage philosophy and invites guests to catch a Pacific White Shrimp from the shrimp pens. The experience concludes at 'Ulu Ocean Grill, where you can enjoy a five-course custom meal featuring the Resort's oysters, shrimp, as well as other local produce and seafood. Available seasonally.
- A Private Cooking Class and Garden Tour
Discover the Resort’s own diverse Herb Garden with a Resort Chef. Walk along the many herbs, spices, fruit and vegetable plants that are meticulously cultivated by our landscaping team. Our chef will describe the many uses of each plant in local cuisine, while assisting you to choose the freshest ingredients to use in your own private cooking class which follows the tour.