Edward Killlingsworth: Mauna Lani Bay Hotel (Big Island, Hawaii)



The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii was designed to be one of the top luxury resort hotels in the world. The 345 room hotel also contained separate bungalows designed by the firm, which were each 4000 square feet in size and were adjacent to the main hotel, but contained separate private pools, a spa, and ocean views. The main hotel complex featured a tropical atrium with extensive indoor and outdoor water features, multiple restaurants, and luxury amenities.


Edward Killingsworth, architect
Julius Shulman, photographer


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




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Edward Killingsworth, architect Julius Shulman, photographer, “Edward Killlingsworth: Mauna Lani Bay Hotel (Big Island, Hawaii),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed March 5, 2021, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/310.