Hale Koa Hotel


Oceania, United States, Oahu County

The Hale Koa Hotel, which means House of the Warrior in Hawaiian, is an Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC) resort hotel located on Waikiki Beach and owned by the United States Department of Defense. It sits on the southeast corner of Fort DeRussy on the western end of Waikiki in Honolulu. The hotel has more than one million guests every year, all of whom are required to be active duty or reserve, retired military, DOD employees, or their family members. Though owned by the DOD, the hotel is entirely self-sustaining, and does not receive any government funding.