Mauloa Spa opened at the Aqua Aloha Surf Hotel in late December 2016, adding esthetic services to the offerings available at the boutique hotel. Targeting both residents and locals, the intimate 500-square-foot spa offers facials, body treatments, hand and foot care, eyelash extensions, and unique therapies performed by spa producer Izumi.
Two treatment rooms—which may be expanded into a couples’ treatment suite—and a nail service area accommodates up to three customers at a time. Three rejuvenating facials, ranging in price from $128 to $220 for 50 to 60 minutes, provide a variety of benefits including deep cleansing, hydration, and cellular oxygenation, with a selection of optional add-ons such as hydra oxygen, light photo therapy, and masks. Hawaiian healing options for the body comprise of two lomilomi options—one implementing Hawaiian herbs and another featuring a blessing and Hoʻoponopono (Hawaiian practice of reconciliation) performed by an esteemed kumu (teacher), as well as a customized massage therapy designed to ease muscle tension while stimulating circulation through special blend of aromatic essential oils and Hawaiian herbs. Prices range from $120 to $260 for 60 or 90 minute treatments.
For shorter therapies, a 30-minute medium-pressured neck and shoulder therapy is available for $58, and a 45-minute acupressure-based foot rub retails for $68. Beauty enhancing treatments range from $48 to $150 for nail care, pedicures, and eyelash extensions.
For those seeking esthetic services with a healing component, there is an 80-minute exclusive face massage treatment called the “Izumi Method Therapy” as developed by nurse-turned-esthetician Izumi, is specially crafted for Mauloa Spa patrons seeking radiant and plump skin for $148. Also, an uber-pampering Re-Balance Therapy face massage is available, designed to melt away muscle tension while providing detoxification benefits. This 90-minute pampering session may increase the lymphocyte count as much as 30%, while stimulating the lymphatic flow by as much as 20 times. The massage has been proven to aid in the absorption of toxins, deeply cleanse the body, stimulate fluid circulation, boost the immune system, absorb of fat molecules, induce deep relaxation, and activate antispasmodic actions.
“We are thrilled to open our boutique spa, offering a variety of unique treatments not found at other spas throughout Waikiki or even on Oahu,” says Izumi, the spa producer. “We believe in rejuvenation and healing beyond the epidermal and muscular levels by stimulating key bodily functions that have even greater benefits.”
Mauloa Spa, located on the first floor of the Aqua Aloha Surf Hotel, is open from daily from, with the last appointment available at A limited number of complimentary parking stalls are available in the uncovered parking lot immediately adjacent to the hotel on Kanekapolei Street at Ala Wai Boulevard. For reservations, please call (808) 923-8881.
For more information, please visit the website at www.mauloaspa.com