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An Oasis on the Edge of Everything

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Last updated: 08/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kamuela (Waimea) studio description

Conveniently located, compact studio amid Mauna Kea & Kohala mountains on Sunny side of Kamuela (Waimea), Hawai'i. 10 miles to Hapuna and other beautiful world renown beaches, 1-2 miles to countless great dining and shopping in downtown Kamuela. It is a quiet neighborhood (not far from HPA campus) with easy access to multiple facets/climates of this Island. Active health oriented community.

Ideal for independent travelers comfortable sleeping in a double bed, with full bath & kitchenette. Access to gas grill.

Long term guests enjoy some cooking in the Ohana. Pasrty, juice & fruit are provided for morning after arrival. A health food store & supermarkets are easily accessible. Several good farmer's markets are available through the week: Tues 2-5 pm, (organic fruits & vegetables); Wed 9-2pm, (food stalls, jewelry, vegetables, baked & sweet delights; Friday 10-4 ice cream & fresh baked bread; Sat 7-2, two separate markets, also complete with food stalls, plants, florals, herbalist and fruits & vegetables.

Most travelers prefer renting a car, our Island is large, linear, and depending on the weather, this allows the option to easily change direction. Airport rentals are easiest. Best rates, usually a few weeks prior to arrival. If you need, the Hele On Bus stops on the road near the house, please check: ( for schedule. The Hilo/South Kohala map shows routes that lead to hotels & beaches. The Waimea Shuttle is our local area.

Cleaning fee will vary, depending on length of stay.

Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 1-2

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator:

            Small refrigerator with freezer. Perfect for a meal and left overs....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Drip, French Press, small electric with filters, your preference....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Plates, bowls, glasses, cups, cutlery, most everything you need....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Pots & pans, cutting board with sharp knives....moreless

          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Linens Provided:

            Bath towels and linens for double bed, back up set of both on upper shelf of closet. If staying over a week, I will wash both towels and linens....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Spacious off street parking available in driveway in front of carport....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Full set for 2....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer


          • Satellite / Cable:

            Includes internet, codes available when checking in....moreless

          • Games:

            cards, dice, scrabble, backgammon, checkers ......moreless

          • Books:

            Hawaiiana, maps and good reads 4 rainy day....moreless

          • Video Library:

            very small, interesting...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • VCR
          • Television


          • Internet
          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Boat:

            Numerous ocean adventures available, please check online. Closest harbor is Kawaihae, 9 miles & Honokahau Harbor is 36 miles towards Kailua Kona. ...moreless

          • Golf:

            Unless you're a Pro and like HOT, I recommend Makalei gold course, upper road to Kailua Kona (mm32). Guests say it's a relaxing day....moreless

          • Water Sports Gear:

            Floaters & boogie board available for use. Recommend, contact dive shop for gear that is more specific to your needs....moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Dive shops: Kailua Kona, Waikoloa, Kawaihae, Hilo, all provide canoes, kayaks, paddle boards....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            People enjoy walking about the property, long term guests usually plant something....moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Cozy outdoor patio space....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            gas grill available...moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Romantic

          Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                facing Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa & Hualalai Mountains...moreless


              • Churches
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Paragliding
              • Medical Services
              • Kayaking
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Cycling
              • Surfing
              • Fitness Center
              • Whale Watching
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Botanical Garden
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Shelling
              • Antiquing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Luaus
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Swimming


              Write a review 4.7
              from 3 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $499 $1,799
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $550 $1,850
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 13.42%


              If bookings are completed in advance, I accept multi payments of 25% due upon booking & to hold the reservation, with complete payment due 15 days prior to arrival, unless prior arrangements are made.

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              Last updated: 08/23/2014
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              34 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Keahole Kona (KOA)
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Kawaihae Road
              10 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Red Water
              10 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Mauna Kea
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Pau, Merriman's, Red Water

              Car: Recommended

              One block from HPA campus.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About the owner: Hawai'i has been my home since early 1970s. Have lived on Kauai and now Hawai'i since 1993. This youngest land on Earth expands my heart and it is my pleasure to share this information that you may enjoy your time on island.

              Why the Owner Chose Kamuela (Waimea):
              A comfortable studio with privacy, parking and easy access to whatever adventure calls.

              The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
              Close to everything, feels like an oasis.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:



              • one lucky photo, including ladder in foreground, oh well.

                one lucky photo, including ladder in foreground, oh well.

              • the Ohana west windows

                the Ohana west windows

              • Foyer


              • Overview of kitchenette / dining in studio

                Overview of kitchenette / dining in studio

              • kitchen to bath

                kitchen to bath

              • night blooming cereus on garden wall

                night blooming cereus on garden wall

              • view from apartment to Mauna Kea over hedge.  Road to town on the other side

                view from apartment to Mauna Kea over hedge. Road to town on the other side

              • Winter surf Hapuna

                Winter surf Hapuna

              • garden


              • Kohala Mountain

                Kohala Mountain

              • Kohala Mountain from Mamalahoa Hwy

                Kohala Mountain from Mamalahoa Hwy

              • Carport & parking area.

                Carport & parking area.

              • The entrance door to Ohana

                The entrance door to Ohana

              • foyer to Ohana

                foyer to Ohana

              • kitchenette with Italian dishdrain, dining & living space

                kitchenette with Italian dishdrain, dining & living space

              • front yard

                front yard

              • beach 69 aka Wailea

                beach 69 aka Wailea

              • Puako sunset

                Puako sunset

              • balance


              • Kona Coast from Kohala Mountain

                Kona Coast from Kohala Mountain

              • Ho'okupu a Pele - offerings for Pele

                Ho'okupu a Pele - offerings for Pele

              VRBO #431900

              There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

              $79 - $85 per night (USD)

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 2

              View calendar: Updated 08/23/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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