Edward Killingsworth: Hilton Kahala (Honolulu, HI)

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Description

The Kahala Hilton was one of Killingsworth's first luxury hotels. With 300 rooms and suites, all air conditioned, surrounded on three sides by golf courses and direct beach access, the hotel featured state of the art luxury amenities. The ten story building, with two rectangular wings, was set on its own private man-made lagoon, and catered to an upscale clientele. The location was key to the sense of exclusivity-- the hotel was located away from the main tourist areas and contained no convention facilities, which gave the property a more intimate appeal.

Creator

Edward Killingsworth, architect
Julius Shulman, photographer

Source

Edward A. Killingsworth papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara

Date

1960-1963

Rights

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Citation

Edward Killingsworth, architect Julius Shulman, photographer, “Edward Killingsworth: Hilton Kahala (Honolulu, HI),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed September 24, 2020, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/303.