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Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property


This quiet and spacious Hale is a newly remodeled ground floor retreat with private entrance and parking. It is beautifully furnished and fully equipped with everything you need for an island adventure.

It offers a separate bedroom with a comfortable queen size bed, bamboo floors, a large closet and ceiling fans.

The bath is completely tiled and has a tub as well as a shower.

The relaxing living room is furnished with a comfortable sofa, hardwood floors and ceiling fan.

The fully equipped kitchen is adorned with beautiful travartine tile floors, gas stove, electric oven, refrigerator and a large pantry. The french doors in the kitchen open to a large, private covered lanai and a private yard. There is a BBQ grill and outdoor dinning furniture.

There is a convenient utility room with a washer and dryer.

The Waikoloa Village Shopping Center is a short 5 minute drive away. There you find a modern food market, restaurants and a variety of shops and services.

While we are only 20 miles to the Kona Airport and 20 minutes to Hapuna and other spectacular Kohala Coast Beaches, we are situated just high enough to enjoy regular cool mountain breezes.

Beyond the beaches, Hawaii offers a host of outdoor activities and sightseeing opportunities. Head to Waimea and visit the many shops and galleries.

Enjoy a day trip to the Volcano National Park. A memorable drive to Hilo along the Hamakua Coast offers breathtaking views of historic Waipio Valley. This area is also home to Akaka Falls, one of Hawaii's most famous. You'll see deep water-carved gulches and valleys, thick with tropical foliage. Stop and tour gardens full of exotic plants and orchids.

For adventure of a higher nature, the 13,700 foot summit of Mauna Kea provides dramatic scenery and an unforgettable visitor experience. The W. M. Keck Observatory provides a visitor’s gallery with exhibits describing astronomy research and star gazing.

There's no better way to experience the amazing cultural diversity of Hawaii Island than to visit one of the farmers’ markets that take place all around the island. You’ll find fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables used in Hawaii Regional Cuisine, exotic varieties that are as intriguing as they are tasty plus an eclectic collection of prepared foods. The market is also a great place to pick up handmade artwork or a unique gift and strike up a conversation with the artist who made them.

Staying in the Village at our Haena Hale includes use of two pools, tennis courts and discounted green fees.


'Best Golf Course of North Hawaii 2012' - North Hawaii News

This Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed course features generous fairways and well guarded greens. Located at approximately 1,000 feet of elevation, golfers are treated to views of five volcanoes (Kohala, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Hualalai, and Haleakala on Maui) and the Kohala coastline. The second oldest course on the Big Island and a local favorite, Waikoloa Village G.C. is situated in an arid location which virtually assures good playing conditions 365 days per year. Check with the clubhouse for your discounted green fee.

24 hour reservations: 808-883-9621

Address: 68-1792 Melia Street, Waikoloa, HI 96738

Waikoloa Village Association Tennis Courts

Address: 68-1792 Melia Street (located behind Banjy's Paradise Bar & Grill)

Open 7 days a week

Phone: 808-883-9622


The Waikoloa Village Association has one adult pool (42' x 75') and one kid-friendly pool

The pool contains lounge chairs and tables, a covered area, showers, and restroom facilities. The pool temperature ranges throughout the year but is always comfortable for swimming.

Address: 68-1792 Melia Street (located behind Banjy's Paradise Bar & Grill)

Hours: Open 7 days a week (closed Christmas Day)

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. General Swimming Labor Day to Memorial Day

10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. General Swimming Memorial Day to Labor Day

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Mon., Wed., and Fri. - Water Aerobics

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Tues., Thurs., Sat., and Sun. - Lap Swimming

Phone: 808-883-9704

We have found the best guide book is “Hawaii The Big Island Revealed”

by Andrew Doughty ISBN 13: 978-0-9814610-0-7

I know you will agree that Haena Hale is a welcome and affordable retreat for your stay in paradise.

If our calendar at the Haena Hale is full, please contact us as we have other beautiful homes that may be available for your desired dates.

Aloha and Mahalo

Matthew & Rose

Tax ID# W00 865062-01

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Matthew


Rose Riedesel, L.M.T.

Brennan Healing Science

Licensed Message Therapist

Cranial Sacral Therapist

Intuitive Wellness Coach



Matthew purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Matthew chose Waikoloa Village

Away from the crowded resorts but still close to all the best Kohala Coast beaches.

For a third of the price of a room at a resort Haena Hale offers privacy and a fully furnished apartment. You will be able to gather local foods from the numerous farmers markets and prepare meals here at "home" instead of eating out everyday. With this type of savings you can turn a one week vacation into a longer time in this Island Paradise.


Kilohana Kai Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Hand Soap Provided Toilet Tissue Body Soap Shampoo
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen Size Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
MASSAGE AND HEALING SERVICES AVAILABLE: Rose Riedesel, L.M.T. Brennan Healing Science Licensed Message Therapist Cranial Sacral Therapist Intuitive Wellness Coach 808-896-2620


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews

relaxing and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

The apt was great. I was here for three nights and had some really good sleep with the cool breeze coming thru. The location was perfect since I wanted to explore and experience all of the island this was close to all main roads that would get you across the island if needed. The neighborhood was nice and peaceful. I would definitely stay here again but hopefully longer. Communication with Lynette was easy and she was very helpful when I couldn't open rental agreement and came up with diff. options and solutions to get it to her to make my stay possible.

Thank You.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Jacob, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Haena Hale. We agree that it is a great private apartment, fully furnished and in the perfect central location for Island exploration. We hope to be your hosts again on your next visit. You will always be a welcome guest. Mahalo, Matthew, Rose and Lynette
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Sweet and quiet getaway

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed place in a quiet residential area away from the resort hustle bustle. Easy to access the many great beaches nearby and Mauna Kea. We will be back here.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Matthew, We're happy you enjoyed your stay at Haena Hale and took advantage of all the ammenties and the great location. We would very much welcome you on a return trip to Hawaii Island. Aloha and Mahalo, Matt and Rose
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Mandeville la

Great location!!!

  • 5 of 5

It was very cozy. We had everything we needed. The owners were extremely helpful. We would definitely stay there again. Also a great price.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, So happy you enjoyed your stay at Haena Hale. It is great space in a perfect location on Hawaii Island. Definitely a good vacation value having everything you need in a fully equipped apartment instead of a hotel room. Thanks for taking such good care of the property while you were our guests. We hope you'll visit'll always be welcome guests. Mahalo, Matthew and Rose
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Mediocre experience

  • 3 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this property for 3 nights on our most recent trip to the Big Island. We chose it based on the location (convenient to the Kohala area beaches such as Hapuna and Mauna Kea) and for the affordable price. We enjoyed the location, the outdoor eating area, and the BBQ. However, the enticing low nightly cost was quickly offset by a generous "cleaning fee" assessed by the host, which totaled more than one night's stay. Second, we were disappointed to see that the apartment lacked certain necessities (bathmat, beach towels or umbrella). There is a laundry room available inside the rental, however, the restricted hours (2-6 pm) made it difficult to utilize the facilities when out during the day. Lastly, while other reviewers have commented on the cleanliness of the rental, we found it to be average with large ants present on multiple occasions (after having lived in Hawaii, we know that there are bugs...but ants are uncommon!). Also, keep in mind that this is the downstairs of a private home and it's very easy to hear people walking around/showering/etc. on the 2nd floor. Overall, this property was average.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Alexis, I am completely surprised by your review!! Haena Hale has always received 4 or 5 stars from previous guests. I am happy that you enjoyed the great central location, the relaxing outdoor space, the convenient cooking arrangements and especially as you said "the enticing low nightly cost" We do offer an extremely affordable vacation option. The one time cleaning charge is not a hidden fee. It is stated in the listing and was outlined in the quote. You were aware of the amount when you paid Home Away. We have a professional, bonded cleaning service that is paid the entire cleaning fee regardless if they are cleaning a minimum 3 night stay like yours or an extended stay of a week or more. We have never received a review about a lack of cleanliness but have received several describing the unit as clean. There are beach towels in the bathroom that are laundered after each stay. I am sorry the umbrella was missing. If you had called us we could have brought you one. We don't live on the property but we do live nearby and we always try to quickly respond to a guest's request. There is another private vacation rental above Haena Hale and while you were here it was occupied by one guest. That person was staying for work purposes and she was away from the home each day. We have removed the hours of use from the complementary laundry room so that guests can schedule their day activities more easily. Hawaii is a tropical Island......there will be pests including ants even at the expensive resorts! We recommend food be tightly wrapped and in the refrigerator to help keep surfaces free of pests. Haena Hale is far more than an average vacation rental. It is a lovely, private, fully furnished, clean and affordable vacation option for your visit to Hawaii Island. We would love to be your hosts. Aloha and Mahalo Matthew and Rose
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Just what my hectic life needed! Shamhbala!

  • 5 of 5

I had a week to myself so I visited my friend and her husband on the Big Island. I stayed in their lovely and comfortable one bedroom suite, Shamhbala. I was in total relax mode so my days consisted of waking up to coffee in my canapé bed with my book, an early morning swim in the ocean followed by an outdoor shower surrounded by rockery and flowers. I especially enjoyed my short drive to the ocean listening to 60's music and taking in the magnificent view. Rose and Matt directed me to the Farmer's Market and I selected healthy island greens and fruits for the week. I read and wrote during the day and took evening walks around the property while the sun was setting. Sometimes I was so awestruck by its beauty that I sat down on the grass to take it all in. My stay at Shamhbala offered me the privacy, beauty, and renewal I needed for my hectic life. I am excited to bring my husband the next time I stay at Shamhbala!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lotus Land

A Sweet Suite

  • 4 of 5

Haena Hale is a clean, quiet and nicely decorated suite in a residential neighbourhood up in the hills of Waikoloa Village. It's centrally located to many attractions: twenty to thirty minutes away from the best beaches (Makalawena, Manini'owali, Hapuna and Mauna Kea Resort), Waimea town for their restaurants, farmer's markets and tourist attractions and a top Mauna Kea for their Stargazing program. It is also just ten minutes away from a grocery store and a couple of restaurants. I also like that is was just a little cooler in this area, a nice evening break from the heat. If you like to get away from all the tourists and have a mellow vacation then this place it what you are looking for.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Francesca, So happy that you enjoyed your stay at Haena Hale and that you took advantage of our great location close to the beaches and Hawaii Island sites. You're right....our elevation in The Village provides cool breezes in the evening...... Great for sleeping and sitting out in the yard tending the BBQ grill. We pride ourselves on a clean, well equipped, comfortable rental. Thank you for being such a great guest. You are always welcome back to Haena Hale. Mahalo, Matthew and Rose
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8 Minutes To Beaches or 8 Minutes To Waimea Town.

Other Activities: Boating, Shelling, Spa, Shopping, Kayaking, Parasailing, Wildlife Viewing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Damage Deposit $195


Abuse of this policy will result in loss of security deposit.
Deposit is returned within 7 days of departure barring any losses, damages or abuse of this contract. Report any damages to owner upon arrival and before departure.
Guest shall allow Homeowner access to the property for purpose of repair, cleaning and inspection. Homeowner shall exercise this right of access in a reasonable manner.
No other persons except those indicated in rental agreement may stay overnight
QUIET TIME 10:00 PM TO 8:00 AM
The home is cleaned before and after your stay. Maid service is not included. We can help you arrange it at your own expense.
Please take all rubbish tightly sealed in bags to the trashcans. Place garbage, glass and recycle items in the properly marked can.

This vacation rental property is privately owned. The owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illnesses that occur while on the premises or its facilities. The homeowner is not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from the use of the premises by themselves, their children or others whom they invite on the premises and hereby waive any claim of liability or negligence against the homeowner for any accidents, injuries or illness that may occur while on the premise or its facilities.


Thank You

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.