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Special Summer Rates! Cozy Kohala Cottage One Mile from Hawi - Romantic Getaway!

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Last updated: 06/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Aloha Friends!
Hale 'Ukulele is a newly remodeled, Old Plantation Style, redwood cottage located half-way between Hawi Town and Kapa'au Town in North Kohala.
(Please scroll down on this page to see larger photos and 3 more guestbook reviews.)
This sweet home has two bedrooms, one full bath, a rustic outdoor shower, a small office, new kitchen, and an open living room and dining area featuring a handcrafted mango wood dining table and vintage Hawaiian rattan furniture.
A large lot surrounded by two empty wooded lots and a pasture with grazing cows and horses, affords privacy and a rural flavor to your stay.
An outside dining table with umbrella and cushioned lounge chairs with pocket ocean views are some of the relaxing features for you to enjoy. A gas grill, beach chairs and umbrella, coolers, and water sports gear are included for fun in the sun!
Peek-a-boo views of the ocean, Maui, and Haleakala can be seen from the house and property.
Hale 'Ukulele is walking distance to an ATM machine, post office, grocery store, and library and a short drive to restaurants, shops, beaches and a great community swimming pool and community center.
Not too big for one couple and plenty of room for two couples and can accommodate a family of three.
You will want to stay longer to enjoy this unique Kohala cottage. Rural, local, FUN!


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Makai Ocean View Room: 1 queen

    New Memory Foam mattress, ocean artwork, ocean view, closet....moreless

  • Mauka Waterfalls Room: 1 queen

    New Memory Foam mattress, waterfalls artwork, double closet....moreless

  • Office

    Small office with ocean view, desks, and wireless internet....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Outdoor shower in back yard....moreless

  • Newly remodeled bathroom!


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large screen LED display. No cable TV, just streaming internet video....moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of Maui and Haleakala from the property....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Ocean views from the house and property....moreless

  • Rural:

    North Kohala is rural with pastures, waterfalls, and remote beaches....moreless

  • Village:

    Hale 'Ukulele is conveniently located half-way between Hawi Town and Kapa'au Town....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Beautiful, hand-crafted mango, cypress, and coconut dining table seats six....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wireless internet, bring your own computer, printer is available in Hawi Town....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Fresh, new sheets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Vintage Hawaiian style rattan couch, tables and chairs, shag rug, teak furniture, media center and local artwork....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking up a private road....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Great cell phone reception. No house telephone....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Clean bath and beach towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine


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

    Newly remodeled kitchen!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden:

    Outdoor table and chairs to seat four, lounge chairs, umbrella....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Coolers, beach chairs and beach umbrella also available....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Free community outdoor pool in Kamehameha Park....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Special Summer Rates
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$700 $2,100
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$770 $2,400
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • One time cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%


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Last updated: 06/18/2015
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47 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kona Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kamehameha Park
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
23 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hapuna Beach

Car: Recommended

North Kohala is a beautiful, laid-back district with much local color and history. Kamehameha I was born here and spirited away to be raised in a valley beyond Pololu at the 'end of the road' (although some people say we are at the 'beginning of the road'!) His statue resides in downtown Kapa'au and the Kamehameha Day celebration in June, along with the Kohala Country Fair in September, are two highlight events in Kohala. We have a wonderful Farmer's Market in Hawi Town on Saturdays, a great pub-deli, excellent restaurants, a free swimming pool, golf course, zipline course, cafes, and shops. There are also hiking trails and back roads to explore Old Hawaii up close.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We live part-time in eastern Washington state and part-time here in North Kohala. We have been coming to Hawaii and Kohala since the early 1980's. After retiring, selling our house in Seattle, and moving to our cabin in the mountains, we traveled the world to find a second home in a unique place with an interesting and vibrant community, warm weather, and ocean beaches. This was that place! We kept coming back to Kohala and finally found our Hawaiian retreat between Hawi Town and Kapa'au Town. We love to swim, snorkel, hike, bike, run, walk, play music, go to the library, eat out, shop the farmer's market and meet new friends. All of these things we can do right here and most of them not even having to get into the car! Kohala is the place for us and we hope you will enjoy our little piece of paradise and find your own adventures and fun.

Why the Owner Chose Kapaau:
Hale 'Ukulele is named for our love of playing the 'ukulele and from the inspiration of Old Hawaii seen in the Dietrich Varez prints we have purchased over the years and display throughout our home. We like being in town with good neighbors and lots of privacy. After clearing out the overgrown wooded lot behind the house, we now enjoy watching nature in our own backyard. Lots of birds! And if the weather is not so great we just take a short ride down the road to Mahukona or Mauna Kea Resort for a swim or go snorkeling and chill on the beach at 69 or Hapuna. How can you beat that?

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
People are just happier in Hawaii! The local food and fish are fresh, the air and water are clean, and we live in a rural, ethnically mixed, artsy community. You can cook at home (in our new kitchen) or have ono grindz out. You can lounge around the house and yard or head out for close-in adventures or walk to a Monday night concert or film at the library. It's all just so much fun!

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Old Plantation Style - New Look!

    Old Plantation Style - New Look!

  • Media Center

    Media Center

  • Handmade Mango Table in Open Living/Dining room

    Handmade Mango Table in Open Living/Dining room

  • View into Living Room

    View into Living Room

  • Mauka Waterfalls Room - New Memory Foam Mattress!

    Mauka Waterfalls Room - New Memory Foam Mattress!

  • View from Makai Ocean View Room and Office

    View from Makai Ocean View Room and Office

  • Newly Remodeled Bathroom

    Newly Remodeled Bathroom

  • Backyard Lounge Area with Ocean View

    Backyard Lounge Area with Ocean View

  • Our Jungle Garden

    Our Jungle Garden

  • Are You Ready for the Beach? We are!

    Are You Ready for the Beach? We are!

  • Comfortable Vintage Rattan Furniture

    Comfortable Vintage Rattan Furniture

  • Large New Kitchen

    Large New Kitchen

  • Coffee Station

    Coffee Station

  • Makai Ocean View Room - New Memory Foam Mattress!

    Makai Ocean View Room - New Memory Foam Mattress!

  • Office with Two Desks

    Office with Two Desks

  • Outside Dining Area

    Outside Dining Area

  • Horses Visit You in the Back Pasture

    Horses Visit You in the Back Pasture

  • Private & Rustic Outdoor Shower

    Private & Rustic Outdoor Shower

  • Outside Grill

    Outside Grill

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