Kalapaki Beach, Kauai, Hawaii

Completion Date: 1987
Development Cost: $202 million
Total Building Area: 797,000 sq. ft.
Total Land Area: 850 acres
Number of Rooms: 855
Architect: Hemmeter Design Group
Interiors: Hirsch Bedner
Contractor: Hawaiian Dredging & Construction

The Westin Kauai project includes the total renovation and refurbishing of 558 existing guest rooms and public spaces and the addition of 292 rooms, 10-story tower, seven new restaurants and a mammoth convention facility. Also included in the new plans are such exciting amenities as a 210-ft. diameter swimming pool surrounding an island with hot springs, a boathouse and paddling club, a golf and racquet club, and a completely redesigned golf course. With the completion of these plans, the Westin Kauai has become a self-sustaining luxury resort, with over 200 acres of lawns and gardens to enhance the experience.