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Kohala Estates Sweeping Ocean Views & Close to Best Beaches.

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Last updated: 09/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our Hawaii home is called Kailani, in Hawaiian Kai Means Ocean and Lani means heavenly. We named our home because of the fabulous sweeping views of the ocean from most of the rooms and the 1200 square feet lanai facing the ocean. We are lucky to have breathtaking sunsets all year round, it rarely rains on the gold coast and with grounds of over an acre the house is both private and quiet. The 1.2 acres of land on which the house sits gives you real privacy and an experience of living in Hawaii that cannot be experienced in the resort rentals.

Our home is a spacious four bedroom house with a fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, laundry room, two en suite master a large third guest bathroom with a large shower. The house layout also is perfect for two couples, with the master suites being at either end of the house or for a family needing four bedrooms . The house is conveniently located in Kohala Estates three miles north of the small harbor town of Kawaihae and less than 35 miles north of Kona airport on the west coast of Big Island, a very easy drive north. The house is situated around 800 feet above sea level and benefits from onshore and offshore breezes that keep the house at perfect temperature range all year round; on average the sun shines 320 days a year. The breezes naturally cool the house but there are ceiling fans in bedrooms and living areas to ensure your comfort.

This area is rightly called the gold coast, just a few minutes drive south are some of Big Island’s prestige hotels with beautiful beaches and facilities; all beaches in Hawaii are accessible to the public. We are approximately 10 minutes north of Hapuna Beach, one of Hawaii’s finest beaches. This area is a perfect base for your holiday with beautiful tropical beaches, water skiing, windsurfing, snorkeling, diving and kayaking all within an easy drive. There are a number of world class golf courses close by and this area is prime Humpback Whale watching territory between December and April. From the grounds you can see observatories on nearby Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano. Mauna Kea is the highest point in the Pacific Basin, and the highest island-mountain in the world; the lower slopes of Mauna Kea are popular for hunting, hiking, sightseeing and bird watching.

Kailani has been extensively refurbished and upgraded over the last year. The house is decorated in colors of the ocean and we hope you will enjoy the contemporary beach house style. The living room, separate dining area and kitchen all have direct wide ocean views, there is a full size well equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, the open plan kitchen has a breakfast bar that will easily accommodate four people. The living area has a flat screen TV if you can take your eyes off the ocean view; there is also cable TV and a library of DVDs and Wi-Fi. There are a number of Big Island guidebooks and cookery books if you need inspiration to try out some of the superb local food-or just put some fresh caught fish on the barbeque. A large 1200 square foot lanai runs along the back of the house facing the ocean so there is plenty of space for eating, entertaining, relaxing and stargazing.

There are two master bedroom suites, both rooms have slider patio windows and private patio access and when you open your eyes each morning from your bed you have a wonderful view of the ocean and palm trees. The larger master bedroom has a king size bed with padded mattress, a master bathroom with a spa bath, a large separate shower and a large walk-in closet. There is also a flat screen TV and DVD. The second master suite has a padded top queen bed, a bathroom with a large shower with an ocean view. The third bedroom has a partial ocean view, palm trees and open countryside looking towards the tip of Haleakela on Maui. The bedroom has two twin beds, which can be made into a king bed, so the room will be perfect for either a couple or for children. The third large bedroom is next door to the large family bathroom with a large walk-in shower. We also have a fourth study bedroom so the home sleeps 8 very comfortably. Just like a hotel all the bathrooms are equipped with hairdryers.

There is a well equipped separate laundry room with a new Maytag front loading washing machine and a dryer. Hawaii has the highest cost of electricity in the US and high water costs so if you visit our home you will see we have made every effort to keep our energy and water usage as efficient as possible.

We hope you will consider this your home -you are very welcome to use cooler chests, picnic backpacks, cooler bags, beach towels, beach chairs, beach mats etc stored in the entrance cupboard. There are also shopping bags you can use to avoid using plastic shopping bags.

The house is non smoking, in common with most Hawaiian homes this is a shoe free zone so bring your flip flops, or slippers as they are called In Hawaii! We hope you find our home a clean and relaxing environment and that you will love Hawaii as much as we do. We are happy to share our local knowledge if you need help finding things, we are happy to recommend where to shop, eat, find farmer’s markets, where to sail or dance under the stars………or just stay at your Hawaiian home and enjoy another spectacular sunset.

Mahalo (thanks) for taking the time to read this description, a hui hou (see you soon)

Smaller groups will be considered for reservations within six weeks-please call for special rates for accommodation and cleaning.

The Kailani team

Keywords: Kohala Coast, Hapuna Beach,4 bedroom home, sunset, ocean views, expansive, close to beach, Kohala Estates, Big Island, Hawaii, family lodging, discount, travel.


Property Type

  • House
  • 2016 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside only. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The house is very private and has grounds of well over an acre


  • Books:

    selection of holiday reading matter and Hawaii guide books and maps...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Flat screen TV in living area, additional TV and DVD in master bedroom...moreless

  • Television:

    One TV in the living room. One TV in the Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Videos guides to Hawaii and films made in Hawaii...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Botanical Garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Partial view of Mauna Kea and Hualalai from the grounds...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Open ocean view for sunrise and sunset...moreless

  • Water View:

    The ocean view is framed . On most days you can see Hualalai to the south and the tip of Haleakala on Maui to the north...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Quality linens provided, lots of beach towels...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Most cell phones have reception in the area...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    plenty of secure space to park...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is plenty of parking at the front of the house and to the side of the garage...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    new front loading Maytag...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    The kitchen is fully equipped with good quality cooking utensils, coffee maker, coffee press, rice cooker and toaster...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    This kitchen is that of a family home, with all amenities included...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side refridgerator...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Private patios from two master bedrooms-more than 1200 feet of patio facing the ocean...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Wonderful open view of the ocean...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa



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from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016
5 night min stay
$1,170 $4,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$1,050 $3,500

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 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


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $300
  • Tax Rate 13.42%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is booked.

Base Rate is quoted are for 2 people using the main house & master suite.

Additional guests and rooms are $25/person/night.

Non-Refundable Cancellation Policy. Travellers Insurance Recommended.

Cleaning fee increases to $300 for use of more then 2 rooms.

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Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 09/26/2015
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38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kona Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Seafood Grill
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cafe Pesto
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Mauna Kea Beach

Car: Necessary

WHALE WATCHING: From December to early May the humpback whales call Hawaii home. Whale-watching tours let you see Hawaii’s humpbacks for yourself. The road north to Hawi (Kamuela Highway) is also a great place to pull over and watch the whales. Roughly 6,000 to 8,000 humpback whales visit Hawaii each year and current studies may increase those estimates- there may never have been a better time to come and whale watch in Hawaii.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

Why Kohala Estates:
We love the area, it's an easy drive from the airport and the climate is perfect all year round. We have wonderful clean air coutesy of the Tradewinds, access to spectacular beaches and a view of the ocean when we wake. We never tire of the ocean colors and the sunsets followed by the starshow most nights.

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Speaks: english


  • Another amazing sunset from our lanai.

    Another amazing sunset from our lanai.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room, Kitchen, Living Room

    Dining Room, Kitchen, Living Room

  • Guest room with Queen bed and ocean views.

    Guest room with Queen bed and ocean views.

  • Guest room with two twin beds and ocean view.

    Guest room with two twin beds and ocean view.

  • 4th bedroom with double couch bed

    4th bedroom with double couch bed

  • Lounge Chairs

    Lounge Chairs

  • A typical sunset view from our lanai.

    A typical sunset view from our lanai.

  • Hapuna Beach- voted the best beach of all the islands.

    Hapuna Beach- voted the best beach of all the islands.

  • Front Entry

    Front Entry

  • Spacious kitchen with split level breakfast bar

    Spacious kitchen with split level breakfast bar

  • Dining area with access to lanai with additional outdoor dining.

    Dining area with access to lanai with additional outdoor dining.

  • Master bedroom w/ king bed and ocean views.

    Master bedroom w/ king bed and ocean views.

  • 2nd Bedrrom bathroom.

    2nd Bedrrom bathroom.

  • 3rd Bathroom

    3rd Bathroom

  • Refreshing Outdoor Shower

    Refreshing Outdoor Shower

  • One of our local beaches just moments from Kailani.

    One of our local beaches just moments from Kailani.

  • Ocean View

    Ocean View

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