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1 of Best Views on Molokai, Secluded Beaches, Privacy, Gorgeous Sunsets + Truck

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The home from the street. The home looks out toward the ocean and Oahu.

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Last updated: 08/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Papohaku Beach house description

NOTE: We have easy/quick MiFi Internet reception through Verizon. We also added a new 50' Panasonic Plasma HD TV with exceptional clarity. The guest room now has the TV that used to be in the living room. Direct TV is our satalite service.
Base price = 2 people. Additional persons are $25 per night more. Max is 6.
Higher rates for Holidays.
Also, we're adding Credit Card Payment through VRBO & HomeAway
If the glitz and the shopping of Waikiki is what you are looking for, Molokai is not for you. If you are looking for relaxation, privacy, solitude or a romantic getaway, then you'll love Molokai and our home. We think of it as Montana in the middle of the Pacific, without the winter. Our home is in the West End of Molokai. This is the dry side, which means most days are sunny. During the winter Molokai gets some great surf without the crowds and during the summer you'll find some of the best snorkeling in the world. Our home is on 5 acres of privacy though the surrounding 5000-10,000 acres seems like it is part of one continuous property since most other homes are out of view. The Molokai people are famous for their hospitality. Molokai is the old Hawaii and the people want to keep it that way. Respect the island and the people will respect you.

Our home was finished in 2007. Everything is essentially still new, clean and luxuriously finished yet very comfortable and relaxing. From granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and exotic hardwood floors to the beautifully tiled master shower the home is first class. The home is 1500 sq ft on one floor with an additional 650 sq ft lanai that has about 400 sq ft covered. You'll spend most of your time on our lanai deck in our new all weather furniture. The panoramic view from the kitchen, living room and master bedroom is spectacular and the solitude is unique. The two guest rooms look out on the hills behind us, which is lovely. The kitchen is complete with cherry wood cabinets and everything you'll need to prepare and eat your meals. We normally eat in and enjoy the sunset from our deck. With a brand new BBQ you'll enjoy cooking many of your meals outside. If you like star-gazing, and the night is clear, The Milky Way looks like a cloud. With our telescope & binoculars you will see the night sky and be awed as never before.

From the living room, kitchen, master bedroom & lanai your panaramic view is of Oahu, Kaiaka Rock, Papohaku Beach and the surf breaking (if there is any). During clear days & at night you can see Honolulu, Waikiki, & Diamond Head. You can even see fireworks on Friday night & 4th of July.

Maunaloa Town is located 4 miles away and the grocery store is open each day, as is the Kite Factory & Gift Shop.
There are a number of excellent restaurants within 15-20 minutes that provide a variety of specialties. Grocery stores, with everything you'll need are in famous Kaunakakai Town which is about 20 minutes drive. There is a gift shop with chips, drinks, etc about 1 mile from our house at Kaluakoi's Kepuhi Beach Resort.

On Saturday mornings Kaunakakai hosts a fun farmers/crafts market and on Sunday evenings there is a Hula & Hawaiian music show at Paddler's Inn. Molokai has plenty of things to do or choose to do nothing at all. If you love the outdoors there is hiking, kayaking, scuba diving & snorkeling, bike riding, etc. It's also got some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. There is a good chance you'll find yourselves the only people on the beach....so if privacy, beauty, relaxation are things you are looking for we know you'll love our house and the Island.

We've been flying Hawaiian lately and from what we've experienced it is the best airline flying to Hawaii.
We do rent our totally rebuilt '91 Toyota truck with 2 wheel drive and 5 speed stick. It gets about 25 mpg. @ $35-$40 per day.
Other options: Mobettah Car Rentals at: 808 567-6381 or Tim at 808 552-0964. Not new, but they run and you'll fit into the local crowd. Otherwise, Alamo is the only rental agency at the airport.

Comments from renters:
Thank you, Thank you. We had three weeks of bliss staying at your wonderful home. The most relaxing vacation we've ever had and the best. Everything you ever need is in your home. Its perfect! Hopefully we'll be contacting you again in the future to stay at your home. Once again, THANK YOU!
Nancy and Gary (2010)
Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful Molokai home. We really had alot of fun & especially enjoyed dinner and sunsets on the lanai. I love your house and would like to copy your blue tile master bath someday. This will be a great place to retire. Debby and I are leaving you a salt & pepper shaker that matches your pasta bowl. We hope you enjoy them. Aloha,
Marcia (2009)
Dear Bill & Julie,
Thank you so much for sharing your lovely home with us. We enjoyed every minute of relaxing on the lanai and taking in the stunning views. You truly have created a little piece of paradise here on Molokai. Mahalo, Lisa & Joe (2008)

Please call us for further details.
Bill & Julie


Keywords: Single family Home. 1500 sq ft with 650 sq ft lanai deck, partially covered from Sun. Beautiful views from all rooms, close to awesome white sand beaches. 5 speed Toyota Truck can be rented.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Car Available

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Water Purification System included...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            0...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Microwave

          Amenities

          • Heating:

            2 portable Vornado heaters, but we've never used them....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Large TV, seating for 6 on 2 couches & a chair ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Shower & Beach towels...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Covered Parking
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Outdoor shower with hot/cold water that is private, yet with a perfect view of the ocean & beach....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                2 TV's. 50' Panasonic & 36' in Living room & guest bedroom, both have DirecTV...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Brand new 50' Panasonic Plasma TV with DirecTV and outstanding HD reception...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                quite a few excellent DVD's to choose from, including children themed....moreless

              • Games
              • Books
              • Music Library
              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • Stereo

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Bring your laptop and get access to our new exceptional MiFi Internet through Verizon. Simply put in the password and be connected. Work in the house or out on our lanai under the shaded cover area. Works fast and efficiently. Get emails and surf the Net....moreless

              • Free Long Distance
              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Pacific Ocean 78-80 degrees...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    650 sq ft deck with 300 sq ft under cover. Perfect for sunning, eating meals, star-gazing or sleeping outside. Beautiful new couch & 2 chairs with coconut table...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    snorkels & masks for 2 2 Tommy Bahama Beach Chairs...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Both front & back of house. Spectacular views...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Many of our meals are from the BBQ...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    Our property is just over 5 acres, but it feels and looks like several hundred acres due to the fact that most homes are not visible from our deck or windows that look out on the hills and ocean view...moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    Panaramic view of Papahaku Beach, Kiaka Rock, the golf course as well as Oahu and Waikiki lights at night. View of ocean from Kitchen, Living Room, Lanai & Master Bedroom....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    All properties around us are 5+ acres, many with no homes built yet. Our view gives the impression you are on your own 10,000 acre ranch....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Panaramic View of West End including Papahaku Beach, Kiaka Rock, etc....moreless

                  • Golf Course View

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Cinemas
                  • Churches
                  • Ruins
                  • Restaurants
                  • Library
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Walking
                  • Surf Fishing
                   

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                  3 night min stay
                  $200 $250
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,500

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                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $200
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                  • Taxes Included

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                  Last updated: 08/24/2014
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                  Location

                  11 Miles
                  Nearest Airport

                  Awesome Stargazing from our deck especially of the Milky Way, whale watching, tour of infamous Molokai Leper colony Kalaupapa, Coffee Plantation Tour, rain forest, waterfall & tropical flower farm tours in East End.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: This photo was from a trip we took to the Dale Chihuli Museum in Seattle. 2013

                  Why the Owner Chose Papohaku Beach:
                  Actually this isn't our vacation home as much as our retirement home. We have been coming to Hawaii since the early 80's and we've visited all the islands. After looking at homes and land on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island we decided to try Molokai because we were looking for what Hawaii used to be rather than what it has become. We first visited Molokai in 1981 and we loved it then. We went back over the next few years but hadn't been there since 1987. In 2002 we went back and if it had changed we didn't see it. We fell in love with it again: the people, the beauty, the privacy and the simple life that exists there. Most people wear t-shirts, shorts & sandles. There is still no signal on the island. There is plenty to do if you like the outdoors: beach, hiking, riding a bike, snorkeling, scuba, fishing, relaxing, etc. If you prefer to read or relax there is no better place than on our Lanai.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Gorgeous views, complete privacy, waking to chirping birds. The beaches can be empty and all to yourself. Great snorkeling. We eat on our deck most nights. Relaxation!


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • The home from the street. The home looks out toward the ocean and Oahu.

                    The home from the street. The home looks out toward the ocean and Oahu.

                  • Fully equiped kitchen, stainless appliances and granite countertops, w/oceanview

                    Fully equiped kitchen, stainless appliances and granite countertops, w/oceanview

                  • Local Beach near house: great for snorkeling, swimming & privacy

                    Local Beach near house: great for snorkeling, swimming & privacy

                  • Entry to Master Bedroom with private bathroom and views out all windows.

                    Entry to Master Bedroom with private bathroom and views out all windows.

                  • Large Master Shower with Mountain & Ocean Views. Seating area below window.

                    Large Master Shower with Mountain & Ocean Views. Seating area below window.

                  • 3rd guest room with queen bed

                    3rd guest room with queen bed

                  • Outdoor shower with hot water and ocean view

                    Outdoor shower with hot water and ocean view

                  • Entrance to our home with 5 acres
of land

                    Entrance to our home with 5 acres of land

                  • Dixie Maru Beach - Close by to house, very safe for swimming & snorkeling

                    Dixie Maru Beach - Close by to house, very safe for swimming & snorkeling

                  • View from lanai

                    View from lanai

                  • Our backyard View toward hills. Plenty of privacy. Horseshoe court in foreground

                    Our backyard View toward hills. Plenty of privacy. Horseshoe court in foreground

                  • Usually the only thing you'll see on the beaches are footprints and a Monk Seal.

                    Usually the only thing you'll see on the beaches are footprints and a Monk Seal.

                  • Typical sunset from our lanai. Usually where we eat meals.

                    Typical sunset from our lanai. Usually where we eat meals.

                  • Our favorite beach. Also where Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed.

                    Our favorite beach. Also where Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed.

                  • Spacious living room with views from all windows

                    Spacious living room with views from all windows

                  • 2nd Master Bedroom with adjoining bathroom

                    2nd Master Bedroom with adjoining bathroom

                  • The lanai with both lounging furniture and dinner table.

                    The lanai with both lounging furniture and dinner table.

                  • Sunset view from our Lanai  where you'll enjoy relaxing, reading & eating meals.

                    Sunset view from our Lanai where you'll enjoy relaxing, reading & eating meals.

                  • Dive with turtles on a snorkeling trip.

                    Dive with turtles on a snorkeling trip.

                  • Kalaupapa: Infamous Leper Colony. 2,000ft down from Lookout Point (Great Hike)

                    Kalaupapa: Infamous Leper Colony. 2,000ft down from Lookout Point (Great Hike)

                  • The sun about to set. Many nights we see The Green Flash

                    The sun about to set. Many nights we see The Green Flash

                  • Lots of colorful sunsets

                    Lots of colorful sunsets

                  • Oahu & Diamondhead on the horizon from our lanai

                    Oahu & Diamondhead on the horizon from our lanai

                  VRBO #151645

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                  Date last modified - Thursday, June 26, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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