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From Lomilomi Massage to Organic Herbal Treatments 

At Maluhia Spa, we magnify and support the natural healing that being in nature supplies.  Our distinctive menu includes Hawaiian and other traditional, holistic treatments and massages.  We only use organic herbs and oils, growning many of the fruits, herbs, and vegetables from which we create our signature products.  You will enjoy fresh Island country breezes that soothe and refresh.

To complete your Maluhia Spa experience, you may also want to explore the world of inner peace with a yoga or meditation session, work out with a personal trainer, or just relax by our salt water infinity pool.
"Never have I felt so nurished and peaceful after a spa treatment.  It is rejuvenating just to be here." 

Two Treatment Pathways to your well-being
Kuakino: The Path of Transformation: for body, mind, and spirit 
Ku’ulani:The Path of Heaven: harmonizing, balancing, and couples massage

  Many of our massage oils and other treatment products are available for home use   

I. KUAKINO (Transformational) Spa Services 

 Lomilomi massage: A traditional Hawaiian massage done in a rhythmic, soothing fashion with hands, arms and elbows. This massage focuses on one’s breath and enhancing awareness of presence 1 hour - $130. 11/2 hours - $195

 Ultimate Unwind: Slow down, unwind and breathe deeply with our re-mineralizing body wrap, combined with a therapeutic sports massage, which is then topped off with a scalp massage. 11/2 hours - $200

 Hawaiian Body Rejuvenation: Inspired by the ancient rejuvenation rituals of India, we begin this 1 1/2 hour ultimate transcendence with a body mask of exotic herbs and a vigorous exfoliation, followed by a warm herbal-infused oil massage and finish with a steamed towel compress for the whole body. The whole body is realigned. 1½ hours - $200

♦ Shirodhara: An ancient therapy used for centuries to restore an inner calm and balance to the emotions. A gentle stream of warm oil onto the third eye quiets the mind and soothes the senses. 30 mins - $65

 Hawaiian Time: Receive a restorative, 1 1/2-hour massage featuring a special jetlag aromatherapy elixir that alleviates the fatigue, tension, and disorientation that often accompanies travel. 11/2 hours - $195

♦ Reiki: Using specific hand placement, the spiritual life force energy said to rside in all living things pours into the body bringing deep peace and healing. 1/2 hour - $65

♦ Thai Massage: Thai massage incorporates elements of mindfulness, gentle rocking, deep stretching, and rhythmic compression to open muscles and alleviate tension 1 hour - $130. 1½ hours - $195

♦ Applied Kinesiology Massage: After using muscle testing to determine imbalances within specific organs, muscles and joints, our applied kinesiology massage corrects, rebalances and renews. 1/2 hour - $65. 1 hour - $130

♦ Deep-Tissue Massage: Releases pent-up muscle and joint tension. 1 hour - $130. 11/2 hours - $195

♦ Chakra Massage: A lighter-pressure energy massage that relaxes and revitalizes as it balances your chakras (energy centers). 1 hour - $130. 11/2 hours - $195

♦ Harmony Facial: Our signature facial is a results-oriented treatment that we customize for your skin type. Essential oils and botanicals clean, tone, exfoliate, massage and treat, ultimately balancing and renewing your skin. 30 minutes - $70. 1 hour - $140

♦ Hypnotherapy: Your trained therapist guides a journey to discover self limiting beliefs and experiences that hinder health and well being. 1 hour - $130. 1½ hours - $195

♦ Instant Glow Facial: An illuminating experience that includes deep cleansing, microdermabrasion, and extraction, followed by a deep exfoliating mask with lifting benefits. Ideal for every skin type seeking immediate radiance and glow. 30 minutes - $70. 1 hour - $140

II. KU‘ULANI (Heavenly) Massages and Facials

♦ The Kukui Experience: Exfoliate while deeply healing and nurturing the skin with our own roasted kukui nut scrub. followed by a massage with kukui oil. 1 hour - $140. 11/2 hours - $200

 Aromatherapy massage: Specific aromatic oils soothe both skin and senses. 1 hour - $135. 11/2 hours - $195

 Sweet Release: This exfoliating session using our signature raw Hawaiian sugar body scrub is guarenteed to leave your skin feeling fresh, enlivened, and silky smooth. 1/2 hour - $65

 Hawaiian Bliss Face & Body Treatment: A luxurious massage and facial using tropical botanicals and flower essences. 11/2 hours - $210

 Heavenly Hair Treatment: Thirty minutes of a luxurious, tropical infused oil treatment that both repairs damaged or dry hair and also protects it from sun, sea and water damage. Includes a relaxing, deep scalp massage.  1/2 hour - $75

 Foot Focus: This focused treatment includes a foot soak and Hawaiian salt scrub, followed by a foot and leg massagethat stimulates reflexology points to release weariness. 1/2 hour- $65

 Sun Therapy: A liberal application of freshly cut aloe vera topped with cooling native ti leaves will reduce the heat and heal the most fiery sunburn. 1/2 hour - $70

 Body & Soul Bath Rituals: Nurture body and soul with one or more of our luxurious, deeply soothing baths. 1/2 hour - $55
Choose from the following:
Milk and Honey Baths purify and heal
Aromatherapy Baths soothe your senses
Flower Baths, with our own tropical flowers, bring you into harmony
Dosha Baths (Pitta, Kapha or Vata), are drawn with bath salts selected for your body type
Seaweed and Sea Salt Baths re-mineralize and purify and stimulate metabolism.

II. KU‘ULANI (Heavenly) Spa Service For Couples

♦ Couple’s Massage: Two therapists + the two of you = two great massages for 1or 1½ hours of the much needed deep relaxation that only massage can bring. 1 hour- $130 per person. 11/2 hours - $195 per person.

♦ Couple’s Loving Retreat: A couple’s massage with our signature aromatherapy massage oil, followed by a candlelight aromatherapy bath for two. 11/2 hours - 1 person- $195. 11/2 hours - 2 people - $390 per couple.

♦ Couple's Loving Luxury: Three hours of bliss begins with flower foot baths for two, then Ahu Pohaku’s signature raw Hawaiian sugar body scrub. Next are your body wraps (your choice of a body butter or spice & yogurt wrap), followed by a couple’s massage, enhanced with candlelight aromatherapy. This luxurious treatment culminates with a flower soak in an oversized tub. Ideal for those celebrating their honeymoon or seeking re-connection. 3 hours- 1 person - $360 per person. 3 hours-2 people - $700 per couple.

Nature-inspired Well-being

  • Hawaii Island Retreat's full-service Maluhia Spa offers an elegant and totally natural spa experience with a distinctive menu of Hawaii spa treatments and massage.
  • Overlooking a lush and exotic valley, our spa pavilion includes a full range of superb services, complete with ocean views and lush garden venues. Relax in style and choose from among the following:
  • Secluded massage bungalows overlooking our sacred valley
  • Couples Massage bungalows
  • Signature Hawaii spa treatments and therapies
  • Salt-water infinity pool
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise pavilion
  • Private locker rooms with showers
  • Organic Spa Cuisine Menu
  • 50 acres of gardens, valley trails, and ocean vistas to enjoy
  • Private yoga, chi gung, and meditation classes upon request
  • Personal wellness consultant to help you plan your day or on-going health and wellness regime

Your place is amazing. If nature designed its own spa, it would look and feel like this.

Natural Spa Treatments

At Hawaii Island Retreat our full complement of spa treatments draw upon the gifts of nature, Hawaiian healing, and other spa traditions to offer you three unique pathways to well-being.
From lomilomi massage to energizing body wraps, your Maluhia eco-spa stay is designed to uplift and transform your body, mind, and spirit.

Spa Vacation Packages

Our spa vacation packages are renowned for their distinctive therapies and the wisdom of expert instructors, therapists, and counselors. Partners with nature, we guarantee your stay will soothe the soul and renew the spirit.

Yoga enthusiasts will especially enjoy our Hawaii Yoga Retreat package for individuals and couples.

Return to the Self, our custom spa retreat, includes private consultations, spa treatments from our three healing treatment pathways, a selection of private spa classes, and 50 acres of natural beauty with paths for walking, jogging, and meditation.

Inspiring Wellness Classes

At Hawaii Island Retreat spa, mindfulness, natural health, and green living form the basis for a life well lived. Whether your focus is fitness, inner peace, or an evolving relationship, you will find our approach to healthy living unique among Hawaii destination spas.

Elegant and Eco-friendly

  • Maluhia eco-spa was designed and built with nature in mind, from earth-friendly building materials to solar-heated, salt-water pool and hot tub. We use and sell organic products.
  • Many of our body care products are made from our organic, farm-grown fruits and vegetables, such as Hawaiian noni, papaya, aloe vera, coffee, kukui, and cultivated herbs
  • Massage sheets, robes, and other spa linens are made of organic bamboo, a fast growing fiber cultivated without toxic fertilizers and herbicide
  • The nature-based design of our outdoor massage pavilions eliminates the need for fans, air conditioning, or music. The breezes cool the pavilion and the rustling trees and bird songs soothe with nature’s music.
  • We use and sell organic products, sourcing local vendors whenever possible for retail product
  • Non-toxic cleaning products are utilized throughout the retreat and spa

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Timeless Paths for a Life Well Lived

At Hawaii Island Retreat's Maluhia spa, mindfulness, natural health, and green living form the basis for each of our lifelong learning paths. Each is designed to enhance your island spa vacation or retreat. Be inspired. Feel transformed. Discover deeper ways to relate. 


True relaxation and clarity begin when we turn inward, with time-tested techniques such as yoga, meditation, chi gung, breathing, and creative visualization.  At Hawaii Island Retreat spa, our Inner Balance spa path includes an array of classes, in addition to outdoor contemplative walking paths and meditation gardens.  Our fully-equipped yoga studio features hardwood floors, and sliding glass doors that open onto a seaside grove.
Chi gung / Tai Chi
Hawaiian legends and lore walks


At Hawaii Island Retreat, your journey to natural eating begins in our organic orchard and vegetable gardens, then takes you delightfully into creative cooking styles that include Hawaiian, Asia, international and whole foods cuisine. Spa Cuisine Classes include the following:

  • Organic food gardening
  • Harvesting, storing, and preparing a variety of vegetables and fruits
  • Cooking styles
  • Vegetarian Cooking
  • Creating healthy menus.

Yoga every morning! What a luxury. I had time to delve deeper into the poses. Your instructors are marvelous and so knowledgable.


Please call for pricing at (808)889-6336. Private or group classes available.


Whether you are experiencing your first yoga class or are a yoga veteran, our class can be customized to meet your needs. We can offer a more vigorous class or a gentle, restorative class and anything in between.

Ke Alaula Meditation

Immerse into deep relaxation through a mindfulness meditation based on the Hawaiian principle of Ho'omalamalama, or to be enlightened. This 1/2 hour guided meditation can be added before or after yoga or on its own.

Chakra Meditation

Based on a 3000 year old tradition. Embark on a guided journey to stimulate and open the chakra system to optimally align the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of the chakra energy centers.

Chi Gong

This 2000 year old series of body movements and breathing calms the spirit and the mind. It has also been shown to strengthen the immune system, to reduce stress, and to improve balance and posture.

Kohala Legends and Lore

Kohala Legends and Lore walk on the 50 acres of Ahu Pohaku Ho'omaluhia. Step back in time and explore the herbal tradition of Kohala on a easygoing walk. Learn to identify traditional plant medicine, learn about native customs, and hear stories of the area while basking in the tranquility of the valley, in the songs of the birds, and among resident Pohaku or stones. Re-connect with your place in the greater web of life. 1 hour.

Living on the Land - complimentary to guests

Experience life as our ancestors did - in deep connection with the land and with the other creatures who share it. Guests can join our staff to visit our goat herd with baby goats being born in January and February; enjoy luscious fruit picked and eaten right off the tree; help our gardener harvest vegetables from our organic gardens; and traverse our 50 acres of land observing and assisting with other gardens, orchards, and animals. This is a unique experience in sustainable living to help strengthen your relationship the living world - before it was wrapped in plastic.

I was uplifted by the sheer power and beauty of this place. Just being here is reward enough.

Fresh organic bounty from Hawaii

green living 01Hawaii Island Retreat’s organic gardens and orchards are a living tribute to the Big Island's bounty of exotic vegetables and fruits. We grow the foods used in our hotel kitchen, from salad greens to lychee and sunrise papaya.

It is elegant green travel at it's best. Our garden-side dining room opens onto fragrant plantings. Here you will enjoy organic farm-to-table cuisine. You will find our Hawaiian spa cuisine menu rich with local accents, whole-grain breads, Pacific Rim dishes, and international menus.

Our chefs are brilliant in the kitchen. When they are not out gathering herbs for an appetizer dish, they are about the region sampling local dishes for new menu ideas. Join them for a spa cooking class or afternoon in the gardens.

"Everything is fresh and beautifully prepared.  Thank you for these healthy, delightful meals."


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