Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows is an eco-friendly hotel in Hawaii. With a focus on solar energy and green living, this Hawaii eco resort emphasizes the importance of environmental preservation on the beautiful islands of Hawaii.
Mauna Lani's solar energy innovations have earned the resort the distinction of generating the most solar electric power of any luxury resort in the world. Mauna Lani is generating 1,150,250 kWh of green power annually. Covering three acres, the photovoltaic system provides operating power and supplies daytime water pumping power requirements. It is estimated that over the 25-year lifetime of the photovoltaic system, the solar-generated electricity will reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by almost 12,000 tons.
Mauna Lani Resort was named the only US property in North America to be honored as one of the world's Top Luxury Eco Friendly Beach Destinations by Condé Nast Traveler. Mauna Lani's solar energy innovations earned the resort the distinction of generating the most solar electric power of any luxury resort in the world. Condé Nast Traveler also recognized Mauna Lani Resort's green sea turtle program as an ecotourism attraction. The resort also was selected as one of only ten golf resorts in the world for the first-ever Green Golf Award as a leader in environmental stewardship by Golf Magazine.