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3 bedroom Custom Home on lush 10 acre private estate with sweeping ocean views

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Custom Built 3000 square foot Home with 3 Bedrooms and 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Come stay and relax at this custom stone-sided custom built home on a 10 acre private estate. The house is built with loving care and attention to details by the owners. Our home is perfect for gatherings of family and friends. Quiet and peaceful, with lush gardens and well manicured grounds. The views of the ocean, and Maui, are breathtaking from all of the bedrooms, the living room and the lanai. You can experience magical sunsets every night while relaxing on the lanai or in the hammock.

This well appointed home has Brazilian Cherry hardwood and Granite floors throughout. The great room with cathedral cedar wood ceiling, serves as the as living room, dining room and kitchen. The fully equipped custom kitchen is a delight to cook in and comes with an outdoor gas barbecue. The large lanai is a comfortable outdoor space complete with outdoor dining area.

There are three attractive bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen bed, walk in closet, a deep granite Roman soaking tub and outdoor shower. The guest wing has two queen bedrooms that share a full bath with tub and shower as well as an outdoor bathroom with shower and toilet. A comfortable queen-size sofa bed and futons are available for additional sleeping spaces. High-speed wireless computer access is available throughout the house. A complete laundry center is conveniently located off of the kitchen.

We are just 10 minutes from ocean swimming and 30 minutes from world-class white sand beaches, resorts, and golf. The historic town of Hawi is within walking distance with many excellent restaurants, art galleries, local shops, a popular coffee shop and live music for your enjoyment. Nearby there are numerous hikes to waterfalls, sea cliffs and rain forests.

We offer fresh delicious organic fruits and vegetables, eggs and lamb from the farm as well. Your host is an accomplished cook who can assist you in selecting produce and/or preparing meals. Onsite massage and yoga classes are available.

Our guests consistently comment on how they feel peaceful and happy and are able to fully relax and deeply experience the beauty of Hawaii. There are many places on this very private estate to sit or walk to enjoy the ocean views, to hear the tropical breeze moving through the dancing trees, and to witness the magic of frequent rainbows.

Guests can explore the property planted with over 250 different species of plants. Lokahi Garden Sanctuary offers contemplative walks through the gardens and tropical forest as well as a meditative Medicine Wheel. Children can feed the chickens and sheep. Beach chairs and umbrella available.

We are happy to offer a complimentary tour of the estate grounds, gardens, and forests. We offer for sale farm fresh organic produce and eggs from our happy hens, on-site massage, spa treatments, guided adventures and cheffing.

We are in the country...very rural, peaceful and quiet with the historic village of Hawi within walking distance. This quaint and lively village has many excellent restaurants, art galleries, local shops, a popular coffee shop and live music for your enjoyment. Ocean swimming is just 10 minutes away and world class beaches, resorts, and golf just 30 minutes away. Nearby there are numerous hikes to waterfalls, sea cliffs and rain forests.

More Details

Richard Liebmann
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Richard Liebmann

Natalie and Richard live on the big island for over 35 years. We enjoy sharing the beauty and mystery of the island with our guests.

Richard Liebmann purchased this house in 2000

Why Richard Liebmann chose Hawi

Our home is located in North Kohala, birthplace of King Kamehameha. The Aloha spirit is alive and thriving here. Our 10 acres private estate is very peaceful and quiet. Our past guests remark on the incredible beauty and peacefulness they experience while staying here at Lokahi Garden Sanctuary. We have created a garden sanctuary where the plants and trees thrive.

What makes this house unique

The views of the ocean, and Maui, are breathtaking!!

You can experience magical sunsets every night while relaxing on the lanai, in the hammock, or the large garden.

Enjoy your meals alfresco any time of the day.

The home is perfect forgathering of family and friends..


Hawi House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , outdoor shower , Large Granite Roman soaking tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite bath/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , outdoor shower , tropical garden outdoor bathroom
  • Outdoor shower with ocean view
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Tropical bedroom with ocean and garden views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Tropical bedroom with ocean and garden views
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master suite with soaking tub, outdoor shower and ocean view
  • Queen size Beds (3)
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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3 bedroom Custom Home on lush 10 acre private estate with sweeping ocean views
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews

Wonderful setting, beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Richard and Natalie for your generosity and for creating such a wonderful environment. Gardens were beautiful and the home had everything we could have wished for for our stay in Hawi!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Richard and Natalie made us feel warmly welcomed in their lovely, spacious and peaceful retreat. Magnificent views of the ocean, rainbows and Maui, a luxurious outdoor shower, flowers and produce from their working organic farm -- it was all wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Hawi home on a beautiful organic farm with view of Maui.

  • 5 of 5

Five of us had plenty of room on this beautiful property. We were feet away from a vegetable garden and were provided with fresh lilikoi, bananas, oranges and lemons. Much to love about this house including two outdoor showers (Loved them!), great kitchen, wonderful porch and beautiful views. We stayed in Hawi to be near a smaller quaint town and found what we wanted, but it was wetter than southern areas. We drove a lot to get to places, but were also able to walk right into town five minutes away.

The only we wanted was better beds to sleep on (firmness). Hospitality was fantastic.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Rob, Thanks so much for your review. We enjoy hearing from our guests, about what they like and what can be made better. In terms of the beds firmness we aim for not too soft and not too firm. Wishing your family a healthy 2017 Aloha, Richard
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Charming, well-appointed, great views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed four nights at the Lokahi Garden Sanctuary. A beautiful location on a working farm, this was a great launching off point to explore Hawi and the north side of the Big Island. While not walkable to the ocean, the views of the Pacific are fantastic, and you can see across to Maui on a clear day. The house is clean and well-appointed, with everything we could have needed. Our hosts were the right amount of welcoming (bringing us fruit from the farm) but otherwise hands off. Note that as a working farm, there a number of farmhands and others around during the day, but we found them unobtrusive and didn't even notice after a day or two.

Highly recommend this spot to others, and would stay here again should we return to the Big Island.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lokahi Garden Sanctuary in Heavenly Hawi

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful, peaceful property was the perfect place for my family of four over the New Year's holiday. We rented the entire home for 4 days and found it to be even better than the listing description. Immaculate and lovingly cared for, this is indeed a sanctuary. The reservation process was straightforward and Dr. Liebmann and his wife Natalie made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived. We especially enjoyed touring their 7 acre organic farm with him and learning about the healing plants they grew and their delicious organic produce. The bedrooms and living area were spacious and the kitchen was exceptionally well-equipped.

Perched on the tip of the north Kohala coast, this property had spectacular views of Maui's Haleakala volcano wreathed in clouds rising out of the ocean. Since this was the first visit to North Kohala for 3 of us, we drove to beaches and resorts along the Kawaihae coast all the way to Kona one day, visited Waimea another day and explored charming Hawi on the third day. We planned an evening departure on our last day and drove south of Hilo to visit Madame Pele in her home at Halemaumau Crater before flying back to Honolulu. The Jagger Museum is a must-see for anyone interested in volcanoes.

We arrived and departed from Hilo rather than Kona. Hawi is almost equidistant from the two airports and I found rental cars to be much less expensive in Hilo. The driving distances can be long because of the massive size of Hawaii Island but the scenery that unfolds is unlike anywhere in Hawaii, especially on the drive from Waimea to Hawi. The lush green rolling pastures of the Parker Ranch and the peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa were mesmerizing. No photograph could capture the vastness of the beauty, but we tried!

Our family looks forward to our next visit to Lokahi Garden Sanctuary and we all recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 Star Accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

This place is truly a sanctuary. It is gorgeous, with windows across the entire wall overlooking the gardens and ocean. Beautiful accommodations for our family reunion. We enjoyed the large, nicely furnished great room, kitchen/dining room and the wonderful lanai for enjoying the outdoor living space. with table and outdoor furniture for eating and relaxing. We actually spent one day being at the house as it was a vacation all in itself! We were taken care of very well with fresh eggs and vegetables right from their organic gardens. Will be back to this garden sanctuary!!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
hawi town
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
pololu valley black sand beach
Car: necessary

Your hosts can guide you on adventures on the ocean such as kayaking, surfing, and snorkeling as well as on the hiking to waterfalls and sacred sites and mountain biking. Additionally private classes in Pilates and massage therapy are available.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,200
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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