Driving Directions from Honolulu International Airport:
NOTE: Please remember to call us on your cell phone or ask your car rental company to phone us when you are getting your car. This will give us notice that you will be on your way up and will arrive in about 1 hour. For check-ins, PLEASE CALL either 1-888-236-0799 (Toll Free) or 1-808-536-4263, option #3, so we can arrange someone to greet you at the property. Also, past guests have experienced problems with GPS systems and by following directions other than ours below. Please follow our driving directions for the fastest and most beautiful drive to Hale Ko’olau.
As you’re leaving Honolulu International Airport take the Interstate H-1 (West) to Waianae Exit. Stay on H-1 (West) until you reach the Interstate H-3 (East) Exit to Kaneohe. Take H-3 over the Koolau mountains to Kaneohe Town. As you are coming down H-3 into Kaneohe you will see the Exit #9 to Kaneohe via SR63 (North) also known as the Likelike Highway. Take SR63 (North) to the SR83 exit also known as the Kahekili Highway exit. Stay on the Kahekili Highway going North towards La’ie. At the town of Kahalu’u Kamehameha Highway merges into the Kahelkili Highway and becomes Kamehameha Highway for the duration of your drive. (There is a local market “The Hygenic Market” and a Seven-Eleven at this intersection).
Keep going North towards La’ie on Kamehameha Highway. You will not have to make any further turns from this point. Just sit back and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Windward coast and the Ko’olau mountains. You will arrive in the town of Hau’ula in approximately 30-45 minutes depending on traffic. You will know you are approaching Hale Ko’olau when you pass by the beach pavilion in Hau’ula on the makai (ocean side). There is a seven-eleven across the street on the mauka (mountain side). Please note that there is a similar beach pavilion with a seven-eleven across the street in the town of Ka’a ‘awa, two towns before Hauula…keep going to Hauula.
At the end of the Hau’ula Beach Park homes begin again on the makai. Hale Ko’olau is located within this group beachfront homes and the addresses of 54-215, 54-223, 54-225 & 54-231 Kamehameha Highway are posted on posts and/or surfboards with reflective numbering along the highway. The properties are surrounded by six-foot tall wooden fences with palms & spider lilies growing along the roadside. There is no glaring or flashy sign along the road, only the street number so keep an eye out.
Guests staying at Hale Lanikeha, Ehukai Hale, Hale Ali’i, Pukana La, Lanikeha, Kamai, Hale Kumula’au, and Ehu Kai go to 54-231 Kamehameha Hwy . When you enter the driveway find a parking spot (slanted) along the gravel driveway and proceed to our onsite office located two houses away at 54-223 Kamehameha Highway for check-in.
Guests staying at Ko’olani Lanai, Ko’olani Kai, Hauula Lanai, Kauai Kai & Molokai please go to 54-223 Kamehameha Hwy. Kauai Kai and Molokai guests park in the two (2) marked stalls in the front driveway or in the adjacent parking at 54-225. Ko’olani Kai & Hauula Lanai guests park in the interior driveway/carport. Please proceed to our onsite office located this address for check-in.
Guests staying at Hale Mauka-Makai, Hale Makai, Kai Lani & Hale Mauka go to 54-225 Kamehameha Highway & park under carport on ocean side house (Hale Makai & Mauka) or in the gravel parking area next to the roadside home (Kai Lani). Please proceed to our onsite office located next door at 54-223 Kamehameha Highway for check-in.
Guests staying at Nani Kai Hale park at 54-215 Kamehameha Highway. Please visit our onsite office located 2 houses down at 54-223 Kamehameha Highway for check-in.
Parking space is limited not only at Hale Ko’olau, but around the island, therefore we advise our guests to avoid renting large SUVs and Vans.