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Sunlight filters into the entrance with plantings and smooth black stones.

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hapuna Beach house description

In the foothills of Hawaii Island’s oldest volcano—Kohala Mountain—with views of the coastline and ocean, this economical house is conveniently located in the eclectic neighborhood of Kawaihae Village. Set along the Kawaihae Road, Hale Lani is a five-minute drive from some of the highest-rated beaches in the world: Mauna Kea, Hapuna Beach State Park and Waialea Bay. Equally close are restaurants ranging from Anuenue Shave Ice and locally sourced Kohala Burger and Taco to the Blue Dragon, known for prize-winning fine dining in an outdoor setting with top-rated live entertainment. A scenic drive from Kawaihae Harbor up the coast takes you to the charming town of Hawi, with prime whale viewing along the way during the winter months. State of Hawaii GE/TA tax numbers W 01815576-01

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Children are welcome. The yard is large, flat and grassy, perfect for play time. There is also a neighborhood playground a brief walk from the house....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            We love our pets, too, but they are not allowed at the rental home....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 years of age...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Master bedroom: 1 king

            California king-size bed/make up area...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            132 Square feet/queen-size bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            10 by 11 room/queen-size bed...moreless

          • The master bedroom feature with oceanview, make up area and full bathroom that is upgraded, clean and convenient. Room plus bath 264 square feet...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

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

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Master bathroom is tile and mosaics, clean and modern

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Salt and pepper and perhaps dry goods left behind by other guests. Papergoods and soaps will be provided to get your started but are NOT replenished during your stay...moreless

          • Oven:

            Convection oven, You may not want to bake much in Hawaii weather but if you do want to prepare some banana bread with our local bananas, we are equipped to do so...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped kitchcn complete with brushed stainless steel appliances and every thing you need to prepare a meal for your family and freinds...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            The owner loves to cook with her family so has provided great dinner ware and cookware...moreless

          • Dining:

            Air-conditioned dining inside and casual dining outside at the picnic tables...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            and a coffee grinder to enjoy our good Kona Coffee...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Side by side staineless steel...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            soap provided...moreless

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central air through out, please keep our rental rates reasonable by concerving use and closing the house when AC is running...moreless

          • Parking:

            off street parking for one car near the house, additional parking nearby available...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Two living areas, one with flat screen TV, one with bar...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Owner has provided clean and fresh, good quality linens...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Washer in the house/laundry soap provided...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Lots of bath towels and beach towels...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Dryer in the house...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • This affordable three-bedroom house was personally decorated with whimsy and humor by the long-time owners. They created a homey and fun environment with colorful touches such as the cheerful “Aloha Ohana” mosaic kitchen backsplash, tapas (hand-pounded decorative cloths), maps, starfish and shells, as well as hand-carved pieces from around the world. Enter the living area designed for easy comfort with tile floors, oriental rugs, and furniture maximized for relaxed reading and conversation or for television watching. The open floor plan ensures that whoever cooks is part of the action, air conditioning and ceiling fans keep everyone cool, and books, WiFi and cable keep everyone entertained while indoors. The kitchen is in the middle of it all for easy entertaining and casual meals around the dining table with extra seating at the breakfast bar. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library
              • Games
              • Books

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                No home phone but cell service is good at the house...moreless

              • Internet:

                Password protected wireless internet...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Great lush green lawn with view, may hear some road noise from Highway 19 while in the yard...moreless

              • Tennis:

                Available with daily or weekly membership you can purchase at nearby resorts...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas/charcoal combination grill with tools and gas...moreless

              • Golf:

                Numerous golf courses nearby, resort rates apply...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Covered lanai with oceanview...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Village:

                Kawaihae Village is a small residential community of a few homes, duplexes and a small condo complex. This home has been fully upgraded and remodeled for a modern vacation experience...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                This home sits above Highway 19 with views of the Kohala Coastline looking south...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                On clear days one can also see Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa ...moreless

              Activities

              • Botanical Garden
              • Fitness Center
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Mountain Biking
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Hiking
              • Eco Tourism
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseback Riding
              • ATM/Bank
              • Luaus
              • Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              2014 Cmas/NY
              Dec 15 - Jan 5, 2015
              14 night min stay
              $231
              2015 Cmas/NY
              Dec 15 - Jan 5, 2016
              14 night min stay
              $231
              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay
              $165

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning fee $125 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • Tax Rate 14.166%

              Notes:

              Rate varies from $165-$185 @ night based on the number of guests. The standard rate is for 2 persons only. Please call or email manager directly for an exact quote for your group. We are a local, professional, real estate company licensed in the State of Hawaii, managing the home on behalf of the owners. We will not ask you to wire money nor do we accept credit cards due to high fees.

              We're small, local company so sorry, but due to high fees, we do not accept credit cards. 1/4th rent due by check within 14 days of booking. Balance due 60 days prior to arrival. Each payment, once received, is non-refundable in the event of cancellation unless we can rebook dates. Checks/money orders accept in US funds. We recommend that you purchase travel insurance. Cmas/NY due dates vary.


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              Last updated: 07/24/2014
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              Location

              26 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Keahole (Kona)
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 19
              5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Hapuna State Park and Spencer Beach Park
              3 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Seafood Bar
              6 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Numerous golf courses within 10-15 minutes drive
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Blue Dragon

              Car: Necessary

              This home is centrally located near the Kohala Coast with just a short drive to great restaurants, farmer's markets and historic Parker Ranch in Waimea town, (also called Kamuela), nearby Kawaihae Harbor for fishing, diving, restaurants, as well as world famous Hapuna State Park, Mauna Kea Beach and Spencer Beach Park.

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1996

              About: I am a military widow with six kids. When my husband was killed on a mission, we needed a place to heal and begin our lives anew. We took a family vote, and all wanted to move to Big Island, where our cousins lived. I grew up in Yosemite National Park, and Hawaii Island has the same magnificent natural beauty and sacred nature, with fresh air and water, and beautiful hiking trails. With all of the different climate zones and cultural diversity, we could spend our time learning and exploring. Hawaii worked its magic, and the kids grew to be people who cared for the aina (land), and others. Most of the kids are grown and living on the mainland, but still come 'home' to recapture the peace of their childhoods. We are so honored to be able to share our homes with guests who come to experience amazing Big Island and the special turquoise waters and trade winds of Kawaihae. I always feel like the luckiest person on earth when I walk through the front door, and hope you will too!

              Why Hapuna Beach:
              The house felt like a refuge the moment I saw it, and the young owner had put in alot of loving touches, like rock walls and patios, and a fragrant cedar walk-in closet. It took many years to afford the upgrades and artistic touches, and each has been a labor of love for me, as well. My uncle was a volcanologist, and chose the location of Kawaihae Village because it was above tsunami danger, and out of the way of thousands of years of lava flows. It is a safe perch, yet close enough to the ocean to see a humpback whale breach from the yard. You can lie in a chase at night and see a brilliant night sky, the way it looked before city lights clouded the atmosphere. In the morning, you can be at a pristing beach where the hotel guests pay upwards of $700 a night, and the houses cost millions - the drive down the hill takes a couple of minutes! It is a great, time-saving location, and even the paramedic's station is less than 5 miles away. The house has lent itself to green considerations - repurposing things like an antique cabinet into the bar, recycling wood during renovations, and a move to solar power. We try to care naturally for the land and have been rewarded by native birds (our birder guests counted 34 species!) and butterflies. We hope you feel the joyful and healing nature of this house we call Hali Lani, 'House of Heaven'.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The location of this house means that you can drive to the beach on a moment's notice. We often go first thing in the morning, and again to watch the sunset, or the whales in winter. We are also spoiled with the closeness of world-class restaurants (yes, you can go in shorts and aloha shirts!), and fantastic shopping. I was able to buy the house next door in the hope that my Mom would live there, as it had been her college dream to move to Hawaii. She spent her last summer there, and said it was the happiest time of her life. With two houses side by side, it is extremely convenient for families or groups of friends to rent both. I love to cook, so had a convection oven installed when we remodeled, and try to buy good pots, pans, knives and have some spices on hand. The mosaics in the house tell stories and are a tribute to Big Island and the unique rocks and flowers. The yard has monumental plumeria trees, so you often wake to a carpet of blossoms that the winds have blown down onto the grass. We keep the prices affordable because as a mother of six, I know that vacation dollars are often scarce. We wish you a wonderful stay, and may you feel cherished and welcome in Hale Lani and Hale Ohia! Aloha nui loa.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Sunlight filters into the entrance with plantings and smooth black stones.

                Sunlight filters into the entrance with plantings and smooth black stones.

              • Lower sitting room with television, seating at counter that opens into kitchen.

                Lower sitting room with television, seating at counter that opens into kitchen.

              • Owner's mosaic graces the wall behind the sink. Electric cook surface in island.

                Owner's mosaic graces the wall behind the sink. Electric cook surface in island.

              • A third bedroom with hand-painted palm. Good children's room. Bath across hall.

                A third bedroom with hand-painted palm. Good children's room. Bath across hall.

              • Inviting lanai with stone-base oil lanterns. Breezes and views of old volcanoes.

                Inviting lanai with stone-base oil lanterns. Breezes and views of old volcanoes.

              • Hale Lani seen in its green neighborhood at the foot of the Kohala mountains.

                Hale Lani seen in its green neighborhood at the foot of the Kohala mountains.

              • Your little neighborhood: full-time owners and guests like you. Assigned parking

                Your little neighborhood: full-time owners and guests like you. Assigned parking

              • Hallway mirror at Hale Lani.

                Hallway mirror at Hale Lani.

              • You will find lots to do from this perfect homebase: beaches, cool forest, birds

                You will find lots to do from this perfect homebase: beaches, cool forest, birds

              • A simple playground is about 400 yards' walk. Your neighborhood in background.

                A simple playground is about 400 yards' walk. Your neighborhood in background.

              • Kitchen, dining, and upper sitting room. Hang out with the chef.

                Kitchen, dining, and upper sitting room. Hang out with the chef.

              • Black marble kitchen island with cook top makes serving and managing meals easy.

                Black marble kitchen island with cook top makes serving and managing meals easy.

              • California King in the master bedroom. Cedar closet/dressing room at back.

                California King in the master bedroom. Cedar closet/dressing room at back.

              • Master bath, walk in shower with bright tile.

                Master bath, walk in shower with bright tile.

              • Bedroom with owner's art hanging behind the bed. Dresser on right. Closet.

                Bedroom with owner's art hanging behind the bed. Dresser on right. Closet.

              • Second bathroom with wonderful deep tub.

                Second bathroom with wonderful deep tub.

              • Hualalai dormant volcano center and the Pacific at right. Mauna Loa off to left.

                Hualalai dormant volcano center and the Pacific at right. Mauna Loa off to left.

              • Entrance to the Kawaihae Village development.

                Entrance to the Kawaihae Village development.

              • There are lots of fun design touches you'll discover at Hale Lani.

                There are lots of fun design touches you'll discover at Hale Lani.

              • Another hand-painted palm in master bath area.

                Another hand-painted palm in master bath area.

              • It wouldn't be Hawaii without palm trees and the Pacific.

                It wouldn't be Hawaii without palm trees and the Pacific.

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, June 25, 2014

              $165 - $231 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Minimum stay: 5-14 nights
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