Hawaii Beach and Golf Properties Launches New Website and Expanded Office

It’s been a busy year so far for Hawaii Beach and Golf Properties. We recently expanded our offices in Mauna Lani Resort and launched our newly redesigned website!

Headquartered at the Shops of Mauna Lani, Hawaii Beach and Golf Properties has become one of the fastest growing real estate firms on island in terms of production since it was founded in 2013. Our real estate brokerage firm now encompasses two storefronts at the upscale shopping center within Mauna Lani Resort.

“We’ve worked really hard for the past four years and have reached a milestone to position us for the future with this expansion,” says Owner and Broker Eileen Lacerte, whose real estate career spans more than three decades.

Open seven days a week, 11 hours a day, uniquely from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Hawaii Beach and Golf Properties office has become an informal gathering place within the resort community in recent years. “We’re here early in the morning for people getting their morning coffee and we’re open at night for people having dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steak House or any of the other nearby restaurants,” says Eileen. “People stop by and love to hang out in our comfy atmosphere.”

As part of the renovation and to accommodate the number of people that visit the real estate company, we’ve installed a free Internet Lounge featuring a large sleek custom-built worktable that seats 10 with each seat having its own charging station. Offering free wifi, our new office and Internet Lounge resembles an Apple Store with its high-tech look and feel with large flat screen TVs and touch screens for 3D virtual tours of homes for sale. Eileen got the idea for the Internet Lounge when she saw a similar set up while awaiting a flight at an international airport.

Hawaii Beach Golf office renovation

“Since our clients love to stop by and use our office space, it just made sense for us to open up our own Internet Lounge to resort visitors who may still need to do work away from the family in a quiet place while on vacation,” says Eileen. She jokingly adds that she put a client’s name on a chair in the office because he often works on his legal practice while his family is at the beach. Clients often stop in to print their boarding passes.

Updated and expanded online presence
In addition to expanding our physical office, we recently launched our newly redesigned website,, which provides comprehensive real estate market information in a clean, crisp format. The new website was created by Waimea-based Susan Chouinard Communications.

With a fresh new look and feel, easy-to-use tools for property searches, detailed community profiles, real estate market information, and community resources, website visitors can now quickly and easily search for property types and useful information.

The new home page offers a Google-style search by area, subdivision, or zip code. People can also use map-based tools to search for properties by resort or search for property type, such as ocean front homes or golf frontage properties. Visitors to the website can log in and create an account, choose an agent, receive email updates on properties, and save their favorite listings. Detailed community profiles provide in depth information on each of the communities within the resorts from Kohanaiki to Mauna Kea Resort, providing insight into what it is like to live in different resorts.

Check out our new website or stop by our office today!

Big Island Beaches Along the Kohala Coast

Hawaii is famous for its white sandy beaches and warm tropical waters that invite you to swim, sail, surf, and snorkel all year round. When you live along the Kohala Coast, some of the best beaches in the world can be found right in your backyard. Here’s a look at some of the top beaches in and around the Kohala Coast resorts.

Kauna’oa Beach
When Laurence Rockefeller decided to build the very first luxury resort on the Big Island back in the 1960s, he selected Kauna’oa Beach, the very finest beach on the entire coast, for the site of the Mauna Kea Beach Resort. Ranked among the best in the world by Conde Nast and the Travel Channel, Kauna’oa Bay’s long crescent-shaped beach stretches nearly a quarter mile and is ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Manta rays are known to frequent the area and at night the Mauna Kea Hotel shines a spotlight into the water so you can see these magnificent creatures as they swim in the wild. Limited public parking means this beach is rarely crowded.

Hapuna State Beach
Just to the south of Kauna’oa Beach is Hapuna State Beach, also ranked among the best in the world. Like Kauna’oa Beach, you’ll find amenities like showers and restroom facilities here. However, it can get crowded at Hapuna. With its covered pavilions, picnic areas, and BBQ pits, the nearly 62-acre state park is one of the most popular on island and can get crowded on the weekends.

Wailea Bay in Puako
Travelling south along the Kohala Coast, you’ll next come across Wailea Bay in Puako. Adjoining Hapuna Beach, it is frequently referred to as Beach 69 because of its close proximity to electric pole #69, which serves as a landmark to help guide beach goers to this small sheltered beach. Once known only to locals, this beach has grown in popularity over the years and has received several upgrades, including a paved parking lot, outdoor showers, and restrooms. Snorkel near the south end of the beach and you may see green sea turtles and manta rays.

Mauna Lani Beach

Homeowners in Mauna Lani can avail themselves to three miles of pristine private white sand beaches. Mauna Lani property owners are also eligible to become members of the private Mauna Lani Beach Club, with its ultra-private beach cove and Naupaka restaurant. Adjoining the historic Kalahuipua’a Fishponds, Mauna Lani Beach Club members can avail themselves to a variety of beach amenities, including snorkeling, kayaking, and sailing.

A beautiful public beach is available within Mauna Lani Resort fronting the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows. The calm waters of this white sandy beach make it ideal for swimming and snorkeling and here you’ll find restrooms, outdoor showers, and a beachside restaurant. Mauna Lani Resort has a strong conservation program and this beach is also the site of the annual July 4th Turtle Independence festivities when Hawaiian sea turtles are released into the wild.

Anaeho’omalu Beach in Waikoloa
Waikoloa Beach Resort is home to one of the most well known and beautiful beaches on the Kohala Coast: Anaeho’omalu Beach, called “A Bay” by island residents. One of the most photographed beaches on island, it’s famous for its grove of coconut palm trees and long white sand beach. The south end of the beach is popular with windsurfers while the northern end fronts the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort. A variety of activities can be found at A Bay, including boat charters, snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing, boogie-boarding and surfing.