La Mer (Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Road, Honolulu)

Celebrated as Hawaii’s longest, consecutively ranked AAA 5 Diamond Restaurant, La Mer blends elevated service with exceptional cuisine, all with extraordinary views of the Pacific. Tranquil, graceful and refined, La Mer epitomizes superlative fine dining, and is Honolulu’s most sought-after restaurant.  Its internationally acclaimed menu features local, tropical ingredients in dishes inspired by flavors from the south of France. La Mer was also awarded a five-star designation by Forbes Travel Guide — the only restaurant in Hawaii to receive that accolade. Along with its cuisine, its seaside location and view from the Halekulani Hotel are reasons unto themselves to dine here.