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'Hale Hokuula' Gorgeous Cottage with Lush Surrounding in Tranquil Setting

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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kamuela (Waimea) cottage description

Enjoy the comforts and splendor of this original 1932 Ohana (guesthouse) in Waimea’s most private and pristine neighborhood.

A quarter mile from town, this charming home is nestled amongst large private properties with lush green rolling hills and native landscaping. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath has the finest in ‘old Hawaiian’ furnishings with gorgeous garden views from the front porch. A collection of both local art and international pieces enhance the overall experience of the Ohana.

Original craftsman style doors and windows exude the charm of the Ohana complete with beautiful 3” plank hardwood floors throughout, breath-taking front porch views with wood beams and classic Hawaiian floral motif, large gas BBQ offers ideal outdoor living, 300-thread count linens, birds and the noise of nature fill the air with fresh cool breezes.

The Ohana is flush with mature landscaping: large cypress trees, sego palms, bamboo, climbing monstera vines, colorful bougainvilleas, red berries, birds of paradise, gardenias, hibiscus, camellias, iris’s, lilies, a gorgeous fruit producing avocado tree and other indigenous plants throughout. Trails for walks, runs or mountain hikes are footsteps away. Star-gazing is unmatched in this location.

Please note: This home caters to Observatory visitors and HPA & Parker school families. Note: the Ohana is located on a larger property, a short distance from the main house which is occupied year-round by the owners who have two friendly Labradoodle dogs in a secure fenced area.


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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Concierge


                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed
                  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

                  Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

                  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


                  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


                  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                    en suite bathroom, ceiling fan, desk, walk in cedar closet...moreless

                  • Master bedroom has en suite bathroom.

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower


                  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


                  Other Amenities

                      • Please ask owner for Private Chef references, housekeeping options, restaurant information and shopping suggestions. ...moreless


                      • Books
                      • Television:

                        Wall mounted adjustable flat screen Smart TV...moreless


                      • Away From It All
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic
                      • Sports & Activities


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

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Luaus
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Photography
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 5 people


                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        located in the adjacent covered side yard laundry room...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking:

                        on site-not covered. Max of two cars....moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        located in the adjacent covered side yard laundry room...moreless


                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Complimentary Kona Coffee Beans...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        Supplied with everything you will need!...moreless

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


                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        charming front porch with 2 big chairs...moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa


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                      from 2 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Dec 28 - Jan 15, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      4th of July
                      Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Tax Rate 13.41%


                      Please contact us for discount rates or special offers.

                      Holiday Rates Dec. 15th - Jan. 15th, our rate is $450.00 per night, 5 night minimum.

                      Hale Hokuula is located on a larger property, a short distance for the main house. The main house is owner occupied year-round and we have two friendly labradoodle dogs in a secure fenced area. 2 car max.

                      Detailed Rental Agreement will be sent after booking

                      50% payment due at time of booking

                      Remaining balance due 90 days prior to arrival or in full if booking less than 90 days out.

                      Bookings are subject to $200.00 security deposit fee, 13.4166% tax, & $175.00 cleaning fee,

                      Cancellation, 100% refund if cancelled 60 days prior to arrival, CHECKS ONLY PLEASE

                      Rates and minimum stays are subject to change during Holiday or Peak Season-please inquire.

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                      Last updated: 11/20/2014
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                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Kona Airport (KOA)
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Hapuna State Beach Park

                      Car: Necessary

                      Located in Kamuela (Waimea). Most ocean activities are a short 15 minute scenic drive to the coast. Quiet upscale neighborhood, lush gardens surroundings, walk into town, hiking trails, walk to our fabulous farmers market at Parker School, or the Hawaiian Homeland Farmers Market is a short drive. Centrally located on the Big Island.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2013

                      About the owner: We relocated to Waimea (Kamuela) 13 years ago from San Francisco. Prior to moving to the Big Island, I had been in the Hotel Industry for many years, representing small luxury hotels around the world. When we moved to this property a few years ago, I refurbished our 1932 Paniolo Guest House, or Ohana as a vacation rental. As an avid traveller myself, I created a warm, inviting and tropical residence reflecting the beauty and spirit of Hawaii. I want you to walk in to our Ohana, and hula out! We look forward to having you as our guests. Mahalo!

                      Why the Owner Chose Kamuela (Waimea):
                      I had walked by this home for the first time 8 years ago. I fell in love with the entire property. The beautiful lush and mature landscaping, the original hitching post in front of the Ohana where the Paniolos would tie up their horses, the majestic Monsterra creeping 1/2 way up 100 year old cypress trees are just several reasons I fell in love with it. Our Ohana is a perfect private setting for a guest residence. The Ohana sits at the base of our property , it is very private and secluded from the main house. This area of Waimea, coincidentally, is referred to as Nob Hill. We feel it is the most beautiful area in Waimea. We are walking distance to town and the Farmers Markets, beautiful hiking trails are around the corner, and it takes 15 to 20 minutes to get to the the Mauna Kea and Hapuna beaches, both beaches are world class. With all the traveling I have done in my lifetime, the Mauna Kea beach is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. We are in the mountains, surrounded by the famous Parker Ranch, most of the year you can hear the cows that still graze on Parker Ranch. Waimea is located between Hilo and Kona, so both sides of the island are easily accessible. The climate in Waimea is perfect, cooler evenings and mornings, occasional afternoon misty rains, and beautiful sunny days! You can take a day trip to the Volcano, or visit Hawii (pronounced Havi) and go zip lining, or drive to Green Sand beaches past Kona, any island adventure is possible from this location.

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                      Speaks: english



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                      • Guest Room 2

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                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      VRBO #486794

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                      $299 - $400 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 11/20/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                      'Hale Hokuula' Gorgeous Cottage with Lush Surrounding in Tranquil Setting

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