Hawaii's Coca Palms Resort
Guest Information and Guide from the 1980s
The Coca Palms Resort was a resort hotel in Kaua, Hawaii. It was a popular destination for Hollywood celebrities in the 1950s and 1960s. This property was used in a variety of movie scenes including Blue Hawaii featuring Elvis Presley, Miss Sadie Thompson, starring Rita Hayworth, and many others.
In 1992, Hurricane Iniki hit the resort hard, forcing it to close. In July 2014, several resort buildings caught fire.
In spite of several attempts to reopen the resort, foreclosures and lawsuits have prevented its reopening.
Coca Palms Guest Information and Guide
During our stay there in the late 1980s, we were lucky enough to be upgraded to a Coconut Palace Suite (CPS). It was a beautiful resort with lots of entertainment.
A PDF of the "Coca Palms Guest Information and Guide" from our trip in the 1980s has been provided. Download it here.
There was a video camera with us on that trip, so as soon as I locate the clip, I will make sure to add it to Media Monday and update this post with the link.