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North Shore Oahu Beachfront Home

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bdrm, 2 Baths (one in garage), Sleeps 6, Permit # 90/TVU-0375, Tax#01649442-01

Hale Moana, House of the Sea, is our ocean front home on the beautiful rural North Shore of Oahu. A flight of 10 sturdy steps takes you from our grassy lawn to the lovely beach. The ever-changing, half-mile-long beach is perfect for exploring, swimming, snorkeling and stand up paddling (SUP) in the summer. Hawaiian green sea turtles are often spotted swimming and sometimes sunning on the beach.

Humpback whales winter in Hawaii and are often spotted in the distance from our yard. Some of the world's best surfers also gather during this season to slide across the North Shore's amazing and famous waves. Popular Chun's Reef and Alligator's surf breaks are just steps away and you can enjoy a glass of wine and watch surfers backlit by beautiful sunsets right from our back yard.

At Hale Moana we are witness to the impressive and fascinating interaction of land and sea. The shoreline may dramatically change from summer to winter, year to year. The tides, currents, waves and wind are constantly rearranging the beach, and sand levels will vary significantly and unpredictably over time.

Our vacation rental home is licensed by the City and County of Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting (since 1987).

All rooms have ocean views and are beautifully decorated Hawaiian style. The home sleeps four to six guests. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed and two twin beds in the second bedroom can be converted into one king-sized bed. The den/TV room has a queen-sized sofa bed (queen size Aero-Bed also available). Main bathroom has separate shower and bathtub. An additional shower, toilet and basin is located in the garage. The garage shower is convenient when coming in from the beach. Cooking is a pleasure in the ocean view kitchen with glass cabinet doors, ceramic stove top and Corian countertops. Connect your laptop and mobile devices with our wireless broadband. For added relaxation the library provides many book choices. The flat screen TV has HD cable channels, including HBO, ESPN, an HD-DVR and a DVD player and library.

The beautifully landscaped yard is great for sunbathing, barbecuing, sunset watching and turtle spotting.

Nearby Historic Haleiwa town has surf and clothing shops, art galleries and wonderful restaurants. World famous Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach and Banzai Pipeline are nearby. Visit Hawaii's Number One visitor attraction, the Polynesian Cultural Center. Everything has been thought of to make your vacation stay at Hale Moana relaxing and memorable.

The North Shore is known world wide for its dramatic winter surf. Be aware that swimming in most places during big wave season is best left to experts and children should be closely supervised. In the winter, when the big waves are breaking, put your feet up on our wall and watch the spectacular surfing show.

Our fenced and tree lined property is set between the road and the sea. Our guests find that the sights and sounds of the ocean easily win their attention and hearts. Please check out many years of favorable guest comments at our website at beachhawaii.

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Haleiwa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , in garage
  • 2nd bath is in garage.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Incredible ocean view from master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 Twin beds may be converted into king bed
  • Den has TV and sofa bed which can be converted into queen sofa bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Wireless Cable TV with HD DVR & HBO, Ceiling Fans in both Bedrooms, Living Room and Den/TV room, air conditioner in second bedroom. Weddings, large parties and events are not allowed at the home.


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(28 traveler reviews)

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North Shore Oahu Beachfront Home
average rating of 4.75 based on 28 reviews
Franklin, Tennessee (near Nashville)

Over. The. TOP

  • 5 of 5

I cannot overstate how wonderful our stay was at Sandi and Glenn's beachfront home was. The views are stunning; the sounds, amazing; the convenience to everything, stellar; the home, so welcoming and comfortable. We cannot wait to return. Stop what you're doing and book it right now!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Near surfing and Snorkeling

  • 4 of 5

Great location and wonderful beach access with large beachfront. House suits two couples well. Nice location to close Snorkel spots and just north of Haleiwa.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I’m delighted you enjoyed the beachfront location of our home. Aloha, Sandi
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Excelsior Springs, MO, USA

Best Hawaii Beach Vacation Home By Far!

  • 5 of 5

We have been lucky enough to enjoy Hale Moana twice and will return again. It is by far the best Hawaiian beach experience. The ocean is in your backyard! The view is unbelievable, with spectacular sunsets. You can enjoy the clean, sandy beach, or take it all in from one of the plentiful lawn chairs in the backyard or a comfy chair in the living room...the entire wall is glass windows and sliding doors so you don't miss anything! The sound of the ocean lulls you to sleep and greets you in the morning. In winter you can see whales breaching in the distance and surfers on the huge waves. The house is roomy and has all the amenities you need (kitchen appliances, dishes, utensils; washer and dryer; plenty of bath towels and beach towels; etc.). There is a grocery store nearby and plenty of good food trucks and restaurants. The quaint town of Haleiwa is also close by. The owner, Sandi, is very hospitable and accommodating. Whether you run around the island during the day or spend the day at the house, Hale Moana is the perfect place to call home.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review Hale Moana. I am always delighted to welcome back my guests for a second stay. You are both wonderful guests, and I am so glad you view Hale Moana as your home. Please come again - you would be very welcome. Aloha, Sandi
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Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful view and the whole back of the house opens up into paradise! The beds and pillows were cozy, the stars where bright, the surfers were so fun to watch. Clean house with EVERYTHING we needed for a fun girls weekend and 70th birthday celebration. My mother said it was the most beautiful place she has ever been. She cried when we arrived and cried when we departed. Would 100% recommend for a relaxing and laid back vacation. It was so relaxing that we only left the house once during our 3 day stay. It rained off and on for the first couple of days but that didn't stop us from sitting outside on the deck and still enjoying the view and beautiful and bold rainbows that came with it. If we ever come back to the North Shore, we will for sure be booking Hale Moana again. Sandra is an amazing host and always was an email away and very prompt at returning messages. We were greeted with a very nice bottle of wine and delicious Kona coffe. We seriously could not have picked a better place to spend our time. Mahalo

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please tell your mother that I cried when I read your lovely and heartfelt review. Thank you so much. I’m delighted you enjoyed our home and the 50th birthday celebration. Mahalo and Aloha, Sandi
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San Jose, CA

A gem in the north shore

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The house is a mid-century gem that is a destination all its own. It sits on the oceanfront along a secluded and beautiful stretch of coastline. We saw a turtle and whales from the beach.

The house is also well equipped for the vacationer. We made good use of the snorkeling gear and cooked most of our meals at the house and had all the dishes and items we needed. Everyone was sad to go. I hope we can visit again. Thank you, Sandi, for all your attention to detail and hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. You were a delight to work with, and I am so pleased you enjoyed our home and our secluded coastline. You left the home in excellent condition, and I would welcome you back any time. Mahalo nui loa, Sandi
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Northern California

Amazing as usual!!!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at this home multiple times. It's our home away from home when we are lucky enough to reserve it. The home is warm and inviting, and the beach in front lovely. We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the lovely review. I am so pleased that you have chosen to vacation at Hale Moana year after year. I have watched your wonderful family grow up. It is great guests like the 4 of you that make it all worthwhile. Wishing you a Happy New Year, and I hope to see you in 2018 for #30!
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About The Owner

I lived in this lovely home, "Hale Moana" (house by the sea), for many years. Since moving away into Honolulu I'm able to offer you the amazing experience of living on this special beach. I'd love for you to have a delightful and comfortable vacation, and I strive to provide everything you need so you may enjoy your time together and the magic of Hawaii. My own "Hale Moana" website Guest Book comments from the last nine years will give you an idea of what to expect.

The Owner purchased this house in 1971


Other Activities: turtle spotting


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.96%

Daily rate $415; Weekly rate $2695 ($385/night)
Full amount + security deposit & cleaning fee due 1 month prior to arrival
To reserve: 50% total fee & taxes
No refunds but dates may be changed up to 2 months prior to arrival
Travel insurance highly recommended

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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