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La Mer Receives Top Honors in Forbes Travel Guide’s Annual Star Ratings as the Only Five Star Restaurant in Hawaii

January 25, 2014 Destination Hawaii No Comments Email Email

Halekulani, the legendary Hawaii hotel, is pleased to announce La Mer’s recognition by Forbes Travel Guide as the only Five Star Restaurant in Hawaii.

Unveiled officially by Forbes Travel Guide, La Mer will be showcased with all of the 2014 Five Star Rating recipients on

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 through uniquely blended indigenous ingredients. As a result of the restaurant’s unmatched dining experience, La Mer has also been recognized by Zagat Survey with the highest rating among the over 730 dining establishments in Hawaii.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Forbes Travel Guide as Hawaii’s only Five Star Restaurant,” 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 chef and staff who are passionate about creating an unsurpassed culinary journey for each guest.”

“Since its inception, Halekulani has remained true to its culture of authenticity, personalized service and gracious Hawaiian hospitality,” said Peter Shaindlin, Chief Executive of Halekulani Corporation. “La Mer’s receipt of the Five Star Award is a testament to our unrivaled dedication to providing outstanding service and an immaculate dining experience.”

“Our Star Ratings recognize the finest hotels, restaurants and spas in the world. These ratings serve as guideposts for consumers seeking exceptional travel experiences, and our primary mission is to serve the consumer,” said Michael Cascone, President of Forbes Travel Guide. “We’re proud to be associated with the new additions to our global list.”

La Mer is open daily from 6 pm to 10 pm. Long-sleeved collared shirt or jacket required for gentlemen. 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.

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