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Available Space Starting April 24, 2018

Bedrooms 2
Space 848 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, + Convertible bed, Sleeps 6

Hono Kai - Steps from the Sea

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An excellent choice for people who seek a quiet beach vacation, this property has an unbeatable view and is located on a beach that is empty for five miles. Monk seals, whales and rays can be seen in season. Four restaurants and three convenience stores are located within walking distance. A large aquarium and miniature golf can also be accessed without a car. More extensive shopping is six miles away.

Jean Ann Alter
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Jean Ann Alter

We live in Juneau, Alaska. Jim was born and raised in Alaska. Jean Ann came from Ohio in 1969. We have three grown children and six grandchildren. Both of us are retired educators.

Jean Ann Alter purchased this condo in 1984

Why Jean Ann Alter chose Maalaea

Maalaea is quiet and stunningly beautiful. Everything on the island is convenient to this area. Also, a person cannot beat the seculded beach for long walks or runs.

What makes this condo unique

The building is close to the beach in a way that would not be allowed for new construction. The sound of the surf is spectacular.


Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 848 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
  • Remodeled stone and tile large showers.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Twin beds in downstairs bedroom can be combined to create a king bed. The living room has a double futon with 6 inch foam mattress.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Available Space Starting April 24, 2018
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 22 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The condo was spacious, views fabulous, and plenty of counter space for food and such. Loved cooking on the Barbie too. Was very close to snorkeling, the harbor, and north and south areas of the Island. We would definitely return .

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great spot

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to stay in Maui. Fantastic location! We loved listening to the ocean every night and watching the sun come up every morning.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and fabulous views!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here! This was a spacious condo for the two of us. It was so nice to have a bathroom on each level and the view is a good as it looks in the pictures!! It was well maintained and stocked with everything we needed, except spices. Bring you own if you need more than salt and pepper. The centrally located town of Maalaea was perfect for us since we had plans to venture out around the island daily. It's a quite town with a very nice beach. We saw turtles every day, spotted eagle rays from the shore and walked the 2.5 miles along the undeveloped beach to the town of Kehei. We would absolutely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Crashing Waves

  • 4 of 5

We loved hearing the waves breaking right outside the condo! Great views, even from the upstairs shower. Steps to the uncrowded beach. I did miss seeing the sunsets, but the sunrises were beautiful, if you're an early riser. There are boogie boards and snorkeling gear, but no beach chairs. The location is good for easy access to other parts of the island.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our three young children (aged 6, 4, and 10 months) truly enjoyed our time away in Maui. Our favourite highlights of the property were the close proximity to the beach, the lovely beach-side swimming pool, and all of the screened open-slat windows that allowed the sound of the waves and wind to put us to sleep every night. As parents, we appreciated the updated bathrooms (the view of the ocean from the upstairs shower was such a treat) and updated kitchen (especially the dishwasher and full-sized refrigerator) as we cooked and prepared most of our meals during our stay; we also loved the lanai, especially for sipping coffee that was programmed and brewed right before sunrise every morning. The kids' favourite part of the "hotel" was "all of it!"

We found the property to be very well stocked for all our daily necessities (the extra towels came in handy for those days we visited both the beach and the pool, as did the large number of tupperware containers for our leftovers, although an extra couple of dishcloths would be handy for families like ours that cooked and washed dishes everyday). We also appreciated having access to other vacation-specific items that helped us enjoy our stay (small food/beverage cooler and ice packs, beach chairs, pool noodles and boogie boards).

Lastly, we greatly appreciated Jean Ann and Jim's quick responses to our inquiries during our planning phase before leaving - it certainly made the whole packing/preparation experience much more enjoyable. Thank you so much Jean Ann and Jim - we'd love to come back one day.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The perfect place for whale watching and long walks on beach.The condo was bright and airy and perfect size.Every morning we saw whales breaching right outside condo.

Jean was available for any question we had.The location was perfect.

Highly recommend this place.

Peter Fundora

Mineral Wells,Texas

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Kahalui Airport OGG
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Beach Bums
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kahili or Dunes
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Beach Bums and others at Maalaea Village
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Maalaea Beach
Car: recommended

Hono Kai sits on a sandy beach and your door is 50 steps from the water. Turtles and whales (in season) entertain you while you sip your coffee and watch the waves. The very walkable beach is empty for three miles to the edge of Kihei. A deli, aquarium, marina and several restaurants are an easy walk up the Hauoli Street to the Maalaea Village. Bus service is available at the aquarium.

Other Activities: Shopping, mini golf

Golf: Numerous golf resorts are available in a ten mile radius.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 14.41%

5 night minimum stay or $125.00 cleaning fee.
Stays less than 5 days are also charged an additional $100 managment fee.
$200 deposit requested for reservation.;
Payment in full requested one month prior to scheduled rental.;
Deposit refund will be made two months prior to scheduled rental. All other refunds are at the owner's discretion. Generally refunds depend on the ability to rent the unit for the cancelled days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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