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Flying the Westin flag since spring 2018, this dramatically reshaped sister property to the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel has become a polished gem above the wide sands of Hapuna Beach. Its open-air entrance now cascades directly to its large, tropically landscaped pool complex that includes a new infinity pool just for adults, while all of its many cafes, bars, and restaurants have been reimagined. Although one wing has been converted to vacation condos, the refreshed rooms still start at 600 square feet, the largest standard rooms on the Kohala Coast, all with balconies and an ocean view. The sprawling, terraced grounds also host an 18-hole Arnold Palmer championship golf course, fitness center, and spa.