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Luana Hills Golf Course - CLOSED

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Very enjoyable despite the greens

I had a very enjoyable round of golf at the royal Hawaiian golf course this week. Perhaps the most... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2012
Sydney, Australia
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Golfing in a tropical jungle

Great layout. Very few back to back holes. Front nine is on the side of volcanic mount and back... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2011
Kailua, Hawaii
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Oct 25, 2012
“Very enjoyable despite the greens”
Oct 15, 2012
“Jurassic Park Revisited”
A beautiful course designed around Mt Olomana.
Oahu, HI
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

I had a very enjoyable round of golf at the royal Hawaiian golf course this week. Perhaps the most scenic and picturesque course I have ever played. Very challenging with dense jungle and ravines in play on most holes. My only issue was that the...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2012

The former Luana Hills course is built in the midst of a tropical rainforest. They are undergoing a rather extensive reorganization, with their fourth owner. The scorecard distances are not accurate, and the hole layout is being rearranged. There is plenty of mud on this...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed August 19, 2012

The only thing this course has going for it, is that it has great views. My husband and I showed up for our tee time only to discover that there was no driving range! They don't tell you that when you book your tee time....More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank wietz12016
Reviewed June 12, 2012

I hadn't been out to Royal Hawaiian Golf Club (formerly Luana Hills) for about six years. It was much too painful to play, as a beginner. I was able to pull together a foursome for a nice early morning, tee-time. It was about 80 degrees...More

Date of experience: June 2012
1  Thank propredicr
Reviewed December 27, 2011

Great layout. Very few back to back holes. Front nine is on the side of volcanic mount and back nine is cut through the jungle.

Thank ssmhawaii
Reviewed December 11, 2011

I've never golfed there, but 2 of my friends have had wedding banquets there and it's gorgeous. beautiful view of the Koolaus

Date of experience: February 2011
Thank jocelynlee
Reviewed November 4, 2011

It's a love/hate relationship with this place. It's one of our favorite courses to play in Oahu because it's absolutely gorgeous, but it's also where we lose the most golf balls. Bring plenty of extra sleeves and your water balls - you'll use them all....More

Date of experience: March 2011
1  Thank Just T
Reviewed July 29, 2011

This golf course has changed ownership and is now called ROYAL HAWAIIN. What a wonderful golf course - do not forget to take a camera. Some of the scenery is amazing. The views of the countryside, and the golf holes will blow you away. We...More

Date of experience: July 2011
Thank PBJ17
Reviewed June 24, 2011

This golf course is unique. the views almost made me forget that I came here to play golf. Every hole seems different. The course is nestled into the hillside. Giant trees, flowers, ravines, streams all are part of the experience. The only bummer is that...More

Date of experience: June 2011
1  Thank gohiking
Reviewed March 13, 2011

Played Luana Hills last week (3/11). This is definitely a unique golf course. The setting cannot really be described in words. Think Jurassic Park. I really am amazed they were able to carve a golf course out of this jungle setting. My wife absolutely loved...More

Date of experience: March 2011
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