Aloha from Makalei Golf Club...and experience long remembered! Makalei is truly one of the most unique golf courses in the world. The Kona golf course encompasses all of the serenity and challenge that the Island of Hawaii has to offer.Situated in the Kona region on the west side of Hawaii Island, known for its cool climates and world famous coffee farms, Makalei boasts an elevation range from 1,800 to 2,850 feet. This Kona golf layout is a cool, scenic, lush forest alternative to the islands coastal golf course experiences. The temperate climate, lush surrounding forests, and elevation offer a great challenge for golfers of all skill levels. Several distinctive features on the course include bent grass greens, lava tubes, cinder cones and a stone wall dating back more than a century.