Custom Split Level, 3 Bed, 3 Bath, Tiki Bar, 5 Blocks from Ocean Front Park!

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Last updated: 11/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

WELCOME to Makana-Lani (Pronounced Ma-Kana-La-Ne)

Congratulations you have discovered the Puna district on the “Big Isle” the hidden area of the island with lush tropical forests and areas of untouched land where you can experience unspoiled Hawaii.

Newly remodeled inside and out including all new appliances 2014.

Tastefully decorated, this home is ideal, for anyone wanting a quiet retreat, special occasions such as Honeymoon’s, Anniversaries, couples traveling together, family reunions and for anyone who would like to pamper themselves at a fraction of the cost of a hotel but with quadruple the amenities!

3 bedrooms ~ Master bedroom upstairs with king bed and private bath, guest bedroom upstairs with queen bed. Lower level Master bedroom with king bed and walk in style spa shower.
3 bathrooms (2 full bathrooms upstairs, 1 downstairs)
Gourmet style kitchen, granite counter tops, large island bar (chefs dream kitchen)
Inside Laundry room
Split level 2400 sq ft. custom built home with vaulted ceilings and multiple skylights.
TV’s in all bedrooms and living room
Wireless internet throughout
Satellite TV provided.
Large outside wrap around upper level lanai from master bedroom Patio slider all the way to patio slider to kitchen.
Inside and outside dining areas.
Sitting, visiting, relaxation, rec room lower level with a custom built wet bar with granite bar top.
Office area complete with computer and printer (print your boarding passes – save time at airport)
Gas BBQ grill
His and hers bicycles (2 minute bike ride to ocean front park)
His and hers golf clubs (play a round of golf at one of the islands beautiful golf courses)

NOTE: Summer season Spa package not available from June - end October.

Choose from the Standard package or the Spa package which includes, use of hot tub (2-4 person ideal for 2 people it's on the smaller size), lower level air conditioning, terry cloth bath robes provided and disposable Spa slippers! (due to the high cost of electricity on the isle we believe if customers do not wish to use the features of the Spa Package they should not have to pay for them – therefore is optional)

Makana-Lani is located in a quiet neighborhood on a dead end street no traffic! One quite neighbor to the left and no other houses around on either side of the street! Home is about 5 miles from the small town of Pahoa. There you will find many restaurants of all ethnic varieties, small grocery store, Burger king, Subway, a handful of unique shops, Hawaii Counties nicest community pool (Free with Life Guards on duty), and much more. There is a small convenience store located about 2.5 miles from the home should you not wish to drive into Pahoa.

The property is not ocean front but you can hear the wave’s as they crash against the shoreline when the surf is up.

Nearby are the ocean cliffs (5 minute stroll) where you can enjoy all types of sea life especially during the winter months. You can see humpback whales breaching at the ocean front park located just a short walk way where you can have a nice picnic and enjoy the beauty of this tropical paradise.

Makana-Lani is centrally located between all the sights on the Puna/Hilo side such as:

Geothermal Hot Ponds,
Volcano National Park
Kapaho tide pools (some of the best snorkeling on the island)
Farmers Markets different days of the week stretching from Makana-Lani to Hilo.
Beautiful waterfalls
Botanical gardens
And so much more!

So come and delight in the sounds of nature as every evening you are serenaded by a chorus of Coqui frogs singing you to sleep with their unique lullaby. Awake each morning to the sounds of song birds as they welcome the new day and all the adventure it holds for you. Enjoy watching the Geckos play as they stand guard assuring you won't be 'bugged' during your visit. (Geckos menu of choice are mosquitos and such).

Smoking is NOT permitted in the home and will not be tolerated but smoking is allowed in a designated covered outside comfortable smoking area.

Cleaning fee as low as $75 depends on how many guests will be staying.

Accept check, money orders, cashiers check.
Payments via credit card accepted 3% processing fee applies.

HI TAX Id: W-36998203-01


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be over 25 years of age....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Designated OUTSIDE covered comfortable sitting area designated for smoking. Smoking is NOT allowed in house or around hot tub. Inside the home is smoke FREE. ...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Not suitable for children under the age of 12. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Upper level Masterbedroom: 1 king


  • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Lower level Master bedroom: 1 king


  • Total 3 bedrooms in home. Master bedroom upstairs with king bed, private bath. Guest bedroom upstairs, Queen bed, shared full bath. Lower level master bedroom, King bed, full walk in shower area with shared bath. Air conditioning in lower bedroom (Opitional - requires spa package)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Upper Level Master bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Skylight above tub/shower/ full walk in master closet....moreless

  • Upper Level guest bath.: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Guest bath located in small hallway outside of guest bedroom...moreless

  • Lower level Master Bath: toilet, shower

    Large walk-in tiled Spa type shower with sitting bench....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please ask about our Spa Package!


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Surround system located in lower level Tiki bar area....moreless

  • Television:

    All bedrooms have flat screen TV's ranging in size from 32' - 60'...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Media player over 30 full length movies pre-loaded....moreless


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Luaus
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Inside dining area along side kitchen area. Outside covered dining area located outside kitchen patio sliders. ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Located in lower master bedroom cools down the lower tiki bar area. *Due to high electric prices on island. Air conditioner is only included in spa package rates....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Under house covered garage....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wireless, complete office, computer,monitor,keyboard,mouse and printer....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality thread count...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable tropical Tommy Bahama style furniture. Couch, love seat and chair, 60' Plasma TV. Dish network, netflix live streaming. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Garage Drivway off street...moreless

  • Telephone:

    OOMA phone works through internet connection- not a landline phone. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Eygyptian Cotton high quality towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Autmoatic 8 cup coffee maker, capachino/ espresso maker 2 cup....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Corning ware dishes, Bone China (for that special dinner/occasion) lots of silverware, utensils, cookware, bake-ware Slow cooker (Crock pot), Rice cooker Juicer Large electric skillet Blender ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large gourmet style kitchen, granite countertops, large island bar, vegetable sink with garbage disposal. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    New oven stove combo 2014...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New Side by side regridgerator with ice and water dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:

    New stove/oven combo 2014...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    His and her adult bicyles....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Set of Mens and Womens golf clubs to use at any of the Hawaii golf courses....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Pair of tennis rackets and balls....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    , Beach towels, Snorkel gear, boogy boards, noodles, coolers, camp chairs. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Please ask about the use of private community pool and tennis courts. ...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    New hot tub 2014 (1-4 person) - due to High electric KWPH in Hawaii. Hot tub use available with Spa package. Which is $10 additional per night. Includes hot tub (Spa) and/or air conditioner....moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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3 night min stay
$725 $2,400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 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 - $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.25%


Spa Package: $10 per night of your stay plus tax. (optional)

Hot tub ready for you upon arrival. Terry spa bath robes for your use and disposable spa slippers provided. Use of air conditioner located in lower level master bedroom that helps to keep lower level bedroom, sitting area and wet bar area cool during warm days. Fee implemented due to high electric costs. You can choose to utilize the hot tub or air or one or the other or both the fee is the same.

Please specify if you would like to add the Spa package (Listed below) or the standard rate package when making reservations. Deposit at time of booking final payment due 30 days prior to arrival. Deposit is refundable if cancellation within 90 days of arrival.

Cash, Check, credit cards accepted. (3% credit card processing fee applied if payment via credit card)

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Last updated: 11/27/2015
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Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Aloha thank you for visiting out vacation rental listing. My name is Laurie and the love of my life's name is Denny and we have been married for 20 years July 2014 but have been best friends for over 30 years! Denny was born on Oahu (not to give his age) back when it was still the “Territory of Hawaii”. Denny won a trip to the island of Kauai in 1992, which at that time we were only dating and he asked if I would accompany him. It was my first airplane ride all the way from Minnesota direct flight to the islands. Denny had not been back to his birth place since he left when he was very young and I had never been here. Oh my gosh from the moment we landed we both knew in our hearts this is where we wanted to spend our lives as much as we possibly could. We visited many of the islands throughout the years whenever financially we were able to. We loved them all but the island of Hawaii was our only pick of where we wanted to go to as we felt more at home here than anywhere else.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Centrally located within an hour drive to ALL of Puna’s special tourist sites, a short walk to the ocean, semi-secluded location in an upscale neighborhood and most importantly she was created for our guests and we hope to spoil our guests and make your vacation a truly memorable one!

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  • Gourmet Style Kitchen - Cooks dream!

    Gourmet Style Kitchen - Cooks dream!

  • Upper level master bedroom.  King size comfortable bed.

    Upper level master bedroom. King size comfortable bed.

  • Upper level master bath

    Upper level master bath

  • Upper level guest bathroom

    Upper level guest bathroom

  • Lower level entertainment area

    Lower level entertainment area

  • Office area, full computer access, printer, wi-fi internet.

    Office area, full computer access, printer, wi-fi internet.

  • Lower level master bedroom.  40' TV with over 30  movies pre-installed.

    Lower level master bedroom. 40' TV with over 30 movies pre-installed.

  • Lower level walk in Spa style shower.

    Lower level walk in Spa style shower.

  • Lower level sundeck and spa area.

    Lower level sundeck and spa area.

  • Landscaped backyard to relax and catch some sun.

    Landscaped backyard to relax and catch some sun.

  • Outside left towards street.

    Outside left towards street.

  • Upper Level Dining area

    Upper Level Dining area

  • Living room looking into kitchen, hallway to guest bed, stairs to lower level

    Living room looking into kitchen, hallway to guest bed, stairs to lower level

  • Upper Level Master bedroom, master bath to left or out to living room.

    Upper Level Master bedroom, master bath to left or out to living room.

  • Upper level Guest bedroom (Queen bed)

    Upper level Guest bedroom (Queen bed)

  • Lower level sitting room/Tiki Bar, entertainment room.

    Lower level sitting room/Tiki Bar, entertainment room.

  • Lower level Tiki bar.

    Lower level Tiki bar.

  • Lower level master bedroom, kind size bed.

    Lower level master bedroom, kind size bed.

  • Lower level bath.

    Lower level bath.

  • Upper lanai covered outside dining area.

    Upper lanai covered outside dining area.

  • Lower level lanai, sundeck and hot tub.  Tiki torches for a romantic evening

    Lower level lanai, sundeck and hot tub. Tiki torches for a romantic evening

  • Outside right from street

    Outside right from street

VRBO #592575

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, November 27, 2015

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