- Originai design by Robert Trent Jones Sr., Open 1962
- The Hawaii Kai Executive Course is 2223 yards , 54 par 3 layout that is characterized by small, undulating and sloping greens. The design requires emphasis on the golfer's putting and chipping skills, providing a challenge for even the most advanced player.
- This course snakes up the base of the Makapuu Cliffs, offering views from every hole of the extinct Koko Head Volcano and one the most picturesque coastlines on Oahu. The greens are always in excellent condition at Hawaii Kai and tend to be fast especially in the summer months. Of course , tradewinds are always a factor.
- During the winter season whales can often be seen in the water around Makapuu Cliff.