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Hale Ko'olau

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54-223 Kamehameha Highway, PO Box 223, Hauula, Oahu, HI 96717
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Guilford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location right on the water with decently kept grounds, though the laundry facilities are pretty expensive. The rooms were a mixed bag: modern appliances and good A/C, but there was a lot of chipped paint and rust everywhere. Also, one of the chairs completely fell apart as one of our friends was just sitting on it. The manager said... More 

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four stayed in the Hale Mauka unit here for 5 days in August 2015.The managers who run the place were nice, the unit seemed recently cleaned, and the ocean is right in your backyard, but the unit itself was somewhat of a disappointment overall. It clearly hasn’t been updated in many, many years, and there are chips... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 4 days at the Molokai studio and loved it. It's a bit rustic, but it was perfect for what we wanted. The staff was wonderful and quickly took care of the only "problem" we had when we arrived (the sliding glass door was not closing properly - and they immediately fixed it as well as... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the "Spray" efficiency. The location of the unit was great and the furnishing detail done well! Enjoyed the kayak but especially being right on the water. Truly had spray coming at high tide that come over the seawall. There was a full moon that was beautiful that made the tide slightly higher. Price was good and owner... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been to Hawaii before but wanted to stay away from Waikiki/Honolulu because it is so crowded and touristy. So glad we did! We rented a two-bedroom condo on the beach. It had a comfortable living room with two futons as sofas and a decent kitchen. Each bedroom had comfortable queen beds with the front most bedroom overlooking... More 

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are absolutely in love with this property! We stayed in one of the oceanfront units, and we had a wonderful stay. You just can't get more oceanfront than this, and one of the many highlights was the waves splashing onto our deck every day. The jacuzzi that sits less than 10' from the ocean was one of my favorite... More 

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Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Met up here with other family that rented a total of three units. Only one of the units performed as it should for the entire week we were there. Our unit, the Kamai, had a plumbing leak that was discovered very early on in our stay. Second floor sewage leaked down into our bathroom and if you timed things wrong... More 

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saugus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stayed here in the 3bd/1ba unit. We were in Hawaii to celebrate our 25th anniversary with our 2 adult children and one of my son's girlfriends. This place is very special. To be this close to the ocean for the price was amazing. The grounds were beautiful and Rea was very attentive and helpful during our check in. The... More 

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and were absolutely amazed at how close we were to the ocean. At high tide, the waves were lapping on our deck! It's a cute place and was very clean. However being so close to the sea, maintenance issues need to be ongoing. My husbands chair went thru a large gap on the deck,... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I spent 7 months on O'ahu and stayed at Hale Ko'olau during my last month. I wish I would have found this gem sooner. If you're looking for real Hawaii, this is the place to be. I had the pleasure of staying on three of the properties and I must say, Kuai Kai's one bed one/bath was my favorite. At... More 

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