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3-Level Oceanfront Home with Views from Every Room

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Gorgeous oceanview from the living room couch.(Photograpy by Andy Williamson)

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Last updated: 08/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Pahoa house description

Book for at least a week and fill-in my calendar for August, September and October and get a discounted rate starting at $135/night for 2 guests.
*We are a vacation rental that uses ORGANIC CLEANING products.*
Welcome to the East-side of Hawaii. Kai Honu Hale or Ocean Turtle House is a 3-level oceanfront custom home in Hawaiian Beaches that was designed to make you feel as though you are floating on the water... that's how close it is to the gorgeous Pacific Ocean. Year round, from every room in this 3 bedroom 2 bath house you will get a 180-degree unobstructed views of magnificent sunrises with dolphins, turtles, and other marine life. During winter months, you will also see up close, whales passing right in front!!! What a way to enjoy your Hawaii vacation... the sound of the waves, whales singing, and ocean breezes. Another great bonus is that the house is located near the most eastern tip of the Big Island and is therefore almost always free of VOG(volcanic haze) which affects the air quality in Kona(west side) and Ka'u(soutern side)of the island. Prevailing tradewinds and seabreezes keep this haze away from our location.

This house is located in an ideal neighborhood for taking walks, jogs, or bike rides. Or if you feel like relaxing, stretch out on our lounge chairs outside where you can enjoy the sun and ocean views. It is located just 7 minutes from Pahoa town which has many restaurants to choose from (Mexican, Thai, Italian, etc...) We don't have a beach right in front but we are near to Pohoiki beach park (swimming/surf spot), the Wai Opae fish sanctuary which is great for snorkeling, and the geothermal hot ponds just down the road. Also, the Hawaii Volcano National Park is just 45 minutes away.

Every room is decorated with Hawaiian-style furniture. The master bedroom on the third floor has a 'boat-like' feel. When you lay on the bed, it feels as though you are on the water! Because of the layout of the house, each additional room also has ocean views, so no guest gets left out. The living room has 3 huge panoramic windows, letting the blue ocean permeate throughout the room where everyday you can see honus(turtles) dancing in the waves. This vacation rental has all the necessities of home, including a 37' flat screened TV, and free Wi-fi internet access. Also available for use is a charcoal BBQ but you have to bring your own charcoals.

If you need advice on any spot in the Big Island, we are here for answers. We can give you informative advise being that we are from the Big Island and live here too. We are located 30-35 minutes from the Hilo airport. Check-in is from 3:00PM or after. Check-out is at 10:00AM, unless other arrangements have been made. Upon confirmation, directions will be e-mailed to you.


Mahalo from the East-side of the Big Island. Emails preferred.

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Baby gate provided if you would like to block the stairs(located in garage). Also available is the portable crib(master closet) and attachable high-chair(garage)....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking must be outside only,...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Loft Bedroom 3 : 1 king

                Computer desk and modem located here....moreless

              • Master Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

                Small lanai facing ocean and 1/2 bathroom located here....moreless

              • Baby Cribs (1) Playpen available in master closet(please bring your own crib sheets and blanket). (2) twin size floor futons are provided in bedroom 2 closet with twin size sheets in loft bedroom 3 closet. A queen size blow up mattress is also available in the garage. Could be used for additional guests in the living room....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                Located in the master bedroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • 2 bathrooms. Master bathroom has walk-in shower. Main bathroom has a bathtub....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Oven
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Towels Provided:

                Bath and beach towels provided. Please be sure all towels are returned to the vacation rental....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                For private use, located in garage. Laundry soap is provided....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                300 thread count, feather or non-feather pillows included....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Hair Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • 2 bikes available in the garage, 1 has a baby seat attached. Air pump also available in garage and child's helmet. Reusable coolers and floats available for use located also in the garage. Please help yourself....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Satellite TV...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Books

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    password is located on computer desk...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Bicycles:

                    2 available in garage. (1)bike is a beach cruiser. (1)bike is regular with gears....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Charcoal grill. Must provide own charcoal....moreless

                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Located on 3rd level off of master bedroom....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Oceanfront:

                    180-degree of the ocean. House is approximately 50 ft. to ocean but it seems much closer. View the entire eastern coastline of Hawaii....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    View of Mauna Kea on a clear day from driveway....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services
                  • Surfing
                  • Sailing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Hunting
                  • Cycling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Golf
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Zoo
                  • Playground
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Tennis
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter Season
                  Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $155
                  $1,050 $4,350

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                  Summer Season
                  May 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $145
                  $980 $4,050

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                  Fall Season
                  Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $135
                  $910 $3,750

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                  Winter Season 2015
                  Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016
                  2 night min stay
                  $155
                  $1,050 $4,350

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $135
                  $910 $3,750

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning fee $115
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Tax Rate 13.417%

                  Notes:

                  Rates are subject to change unless you have been confirmed with a price.

                  Children 12 and under are only $10/night. 5 and under are free of charge.

                  Check Payments- 50% due now with $300 refundable damage deposit, 50% due 30 days prior to check-in date.

                  Cancellations must be made before 30 days to check-in date for a full refund.


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/10/2014
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                  Location

                  • Wai'opae Marine Sanctuary

                    "Fish and marine life sanctuary located in Kapoho which is only 15 minutes away. Bring a mask..."

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                  • Lava Tree State Monument

                    "Unique to Puna and a definite must see. Interesting sights of trees that were covered by the..."

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                  • Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

                    "Hawaii's active volcano, Kilauea Crater. Even a lava tube that you can walk through. "

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                  • Luquin's Mexican Restaurant

                    "Authentic Mexican food just 6 miles from my rental."

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                  • Kaleo's Bar & Grill

                    "My favorite restaurant on the East side."

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                  • Rainbow Falls

                    "Located right in Hilo is this magnificent waterfall. Takes about 40 minutes to get there but..."

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                  • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens

                    "Quaint zoo with beautiful animals and plants. And its free of charge!"

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                  • Imiloa Astronomy Center

                    "For the astronomy lovers..."

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                  • Punalu'u black sand beach

                    "Black sand beach where you can observe turtles playing in the water. "

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                  • Makuu Farmers Market

                    "One of the best farmer's market. Fruits and vegetables, crafts, lunch, etc. You won't want ..."

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                  • Isaac Hale Park

                    "Recently renovated beach park for swimming, lava tour boats(when the lava is flowing into th..."

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                  • Umauma Falls and Zipline Experience

                    "Never tried it but looks like a thrilling ride over a valley. For the thrill-seeker."

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                  27 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Hilo International Airport
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Wai Opae Fish Sanctuary and Isaac Hale Beach Park
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Luquin's Mexican Restaurant; PVC; Black Rock Cafe
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Hilo
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Pahoa Town

                  Car: Necessary

                  NE side of the island of Hawaii (the Big Island) and to the SE of Hilo town about midway between the town and the east tip (Cape Kumakahi) of the island. The trade winds arrive here from the E to NE and keep the air clean and free of volcanic output (vog) you'll see along the Kau (SE) and Kona (west) sides of the Big Island. There is nothing between you and California except for over 2500 miles of the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy the breeze, no air conditioning needed!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: My husband and I are both born and raised in Hawaii. I came from Oahu and am proud to be of Hawaiian descent. My husband was born in Kona, but raised in Kalapana on the Big Island of Hawaii, before the lava came and took it away. He brought our family back to the Big Island 11 years ago where we have been ever since. The vacation rental is ours and my dad's house. My dad bought it in the hopes of moving to a peaceful, less crowded place than Oahu someday. Because we have been managing our family vacation rental for now 7 years and have enjoyed it so much, we started a professional vacation rental cleaning company called ALOHA VACATION RENTAL CLEANING LLC. We clean a total of 5 vacation rentals in Puna so if you need help finding a vacation rental please feel free to ask. Or if you are looking to start your own vacation rental please consider us to help clean and maintain it. Our main goal is to make our malahini(tourist) love the Big Island as much as we do and we put every ounce of aloha in our rental(s) and in keeping our house(s) comfy and clean.

                  Why the Owner Chose Pahoa:
                  The way the house is designed, you have an ocean view from anywhere in the house making it unique compared to other vacation rentals. All of us enjoy it here on the east side of the Big Island because it feels as though you are in 'true' Hawaii, not the over developed parts of Oahu, Maui and the west or Kona side of the Big Island. It is definitely a place where you can enjoy nature at its finest. Plus it is a safe place to raise our three sons and to be able to teach them the ways of Hawaii life such as fishing, diving, surfing, and farming.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The best thing about this house is seeing whales just offshore during the winter season. It is amazing to be able to sit and watch the ocean with all its marine life (turtles, fish, whales, opihi, etc...). FYI-if you are looking for turtles, you need to look under the water in the surf(polarized glasses help). They aren't sitting on the rocks in plain sight. Aloha a hui hou!


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                  Photos

                  • Gorgeous oceanview from the living room couch.(Photograpy by Andy Williamson)

                    Gorgeous oceanview from the living room couch.(Photograpy by Andy Williamson)

                  • Living room below loft bedroom.

                    Living room below loft bedroom.

                  • Aerial view of the house

                    Aerial view of the house

                  • Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

                    Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

                  • Dining table seats 6 with panoramic ocean views

                    Dining table seats 6 with panoramic ocean views

                  • Outside area on the oceanside of house.  Great for BBQ's.

                    Outside area on the oceanside of house. Great for BBQ's.

                  • View from master suite.

                    View from master suite.

                  • The red room with a queen-size bed.

                    The red room with a queen-size bed.

                  • Loft bedroom with king size bed. Ocean views from large window.

                    Loft bedroom with king size bed. Ocean views from large window.

                  • View of coastline at sunset from lanais

                    View of coastline at sunset from lanais

                  • view whales from house during season (December-April)

                    view whales from house during season (December-April)

                  • My family going diving off the rocks in front of the rental.Do not try this.

                    My family going diving off the rocks in front of the rental.Do not try this.

                  • 3 huge panoramic ocean windows.

                    3 huge panoramic ocean windows.

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Outside view looking from ocean to street.

                    Outside view looking from ocean to street.

                  • Dining room

                    Dining room

                  • WOW!

                    WOW!

                  • Master suite with own lanai, walk-in closet and bathroom.

                    Master suite with own lanai, walk-in closet and bathroom.

                  • Master bathroom with a shower

                    Master bathroom with a shower

                  • Ocean views from red room.

                    Ocean views from red room.

                  • Main bathroom with bathtub and pedestal sink.

                    Main bathroom with bathtub and pedestal sink.

                  • lava flow into the ocean

                    lava flow into the ocean

                  • Snow-capped Mauna Kea taken from Hilo Bay

                    Snow-capped Mauna Kea taken from Hilo Bay

                  • Rare orange ohia lehua blossom.  Native Hawaiian plant found on the Big Island.

                    Rare orange ohia lehua blossom. Native Hawaiian plant found on the Big Island.

                  VRBO #173027

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                  Date last modified - Monday, July 07, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

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