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Historic Ocean View Plantation Home Featured in "Sunset".

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Romantic & Luxurious: 1930's Authentic "Hawaiian Paniolo" bungalow on our private ocean view ranch. Less than a mile from the shore line with 180º sweeping ocean, green pastures and Maui views.

Our historic bungalows are stocked with everything you need to enjoy your home away from home. Think of The Ranch as your very own country estate with high speed Wi-Fi and panoramic ocean vistas. Puakea Ranch is proud to offer an organic on site garden, a cackling bunch of egg laying hens, sustainable energy power and noticeable water conservation practices, in impeccably restored homes.

Your hosts and always available to assist you during your stay. A personal concierge, kitchen provisioning, unique tropical flower arrangements, private horseback riding, guided hikes and water sports can all be pre-arranged as part of your stay with us. Personal chef service, childcare, massage and acupuncture treatments can all be had in the privacy your ranch home.

Every detail of your vacation can be looked after or you can plan for nothing at all except pure relaxation. Formal Check in is not required. No matter what time you arrive, your home will be unlocked, lit up and ready to enjoy to the fullest.

Enjoy a glass of wine while you take in the breathtaking sunset views from your bungalow's lanai. Watch the whales breaching with your morning coffee.

Complete with your own private ocean view dipping pool and luxury outdoor bath house, this property is truly a one of a kind. Experience authentic "old Hawaiian charm" on one of the islands first ranches. Complete with horses, cows and the luxury amenities you expect, our bungalows were the original homes of "Paniolos", the Hawaiian cowboys.

This bungalow has been meticulously restored and updated with the highest quality fixtures and attention paid to every detail. The Ranch Bungalow is not your typical "resort condo" or "vacation home rental" We offer you exceptional comfort and casual island elegance nestled in unsurpassed, natural Hawaiian beauty with complete privacy and 5 star service.

Visit our website link for additional photos, info and guest reviews.

Luxury amenities include:

Private dipping pool with ocean views and lava rock waterfall.

Indoor bath + Large Outdoor Bath House with Japanese soaking tub with garden views.

Collect fresh eggs from our chickens. The best eggs you will ever taste!

Community garden for you to pick from and enjoy

Fruit and flowering trees surround the bungalow

Large, ocean view Lanai with table, chairs

Fully Equipped Kitchen with ocean views

Flat Screen HD TV, with Cable

High speed wireless Internet service

IPod dock

Large yard with sweeping ocean and pasture views

500 thread count sheets

Linen duvet covers

European Pillow top mattresses

100% cotton bath robes and towels


BBQ Grill

Hair Dryer

Insulated picnic backpacks for hikes and beach days

2 Beach Chairs provided

Child friendly

Toy room to barrow from.

Fresh Island flowers

No charge for the company of our horses and cows

Added Extras...

We can arrange for grocery and beverage items to be stocked in your kitchen before you arrive. Please call for additional information.

Cribs are available upon request.

We can arrange for a private chef, in suite massage, art instruction and child care all in your bungalow. Please call for additional information and pricing.

Keywords: Home

More Details

Property Manager
Christie Cash
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2018

Why Christie Cash chose Hawi

Puakea Ranch is a one of a kind historic property that was desperately in need of recusing. Local developers re zoned the historic homestead to make room for one new luxury estate home. By putting the property on the Hawaii Historic Register and restore the original plantation era homes, we saved a great piece of history for Hawaii and North Kohala.

What makes this house unique

You really feel like you have stepped back in time to the heyday of the Hawaii Sugar and ranching era. Year round sunsets, views of Maui and So close to Hawi, Kapaau and Pololu Valley, we think this is one of the very best location on the island.


Hawi House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please no shoes in the cottage. Slippers only. :)
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Historic Ocean View Plantation Home Featured in "Sunset".
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Febuary 2018 Hawi

  • 5 of 5

just a lovely place to stay. Tastefully decorated and outfitted, a very comfortable home.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relax, unwind and enjoy

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful, quiet, private and charming.

Great local restaurants in Hawi. 5 minutes away.

Morning coffee at Kohala Coffee. Locals are welcoming some great conversations. Every morning the fellow with his dog and goat show,up. Sushi Rocks is great. Let the owner decide what to bring you for dinner.

Gills,Taco Shed in Ka’paa is terrific. Stop for lunch after going to the end of the road (literally) and hike down to the black sand beach.

Waimea and the Kona coast are a restful,30 minutes away if you decide you can’t stand being relaxed.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you stayed with us at Puakea Ranch and enjoyed our amazing community, shops, restaurants and gorgeous north side of the island. Please come back and join us again soon. Warmest aloha, All your friends at Puakea Ranch
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Long Beach, CA

An ideal retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in the Miles Away cottage at Puakea Ranch in March 2011. I read about the ranch in Sunset magazine and was obsessed with the idea of staying there for many months before I could finally schedule a getaway. The cottage and the ranch did not disappoint. They were both beautiful and felt like the perfect home away from home. We made delicious breakfasts with eggs from the resident chickens and made friends with the dogs who learned our breakfast schedule. The view was amazing. And the bathhouse was better than a spa. The town of Hawi is adorable, with some of the best restaurants on the island (Zest, Sushi Rock). Due to 30 mph+ winds and rain during most of our stay we couldn't enjoy the pool as much as we would have wished. And the wind also caused the old windows to rattle mightily throughout the night, so sleeping was challenging. Locals assured us that the wind was unusually strong. In spite of the terrible weather, Miles Away is now our standard for vacation accommodations and we hope to be back soon --but I will check the weather forecast first.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walton NY

What a lovely surprise! ...

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely surprise! A daughter made the choice

and reservations for our stay in "Miles Away"

Cottage on Puakea Ranch and we had no idea

where or what it would be. We walked in, said

WOW, gave her a kiss and opened the champagne!

Everything about it warranted champagne - the

seclusion, the oh so tastefully decorated rooms,

the private swimming pool with the sound of a

waterfall, the lanai overlooking the ocean and the

most amazing Japanese bath house. A niece and

her family joined us for a weekend family reunion

and they stayed in the treehouse up the road. Their

children were amazed and delighted by it - as well

as being able to collect fresh eggs in the morning

and getting up on a horse. Then when they left and

we had the place to ourselves, we really really

enjoyed the privacy and quiet of the place, sitting

on the lanai, watching the whales in the ocean, the

sunsets, the rainbows, and even the neighboring

cows and their newborn calves - so much nicer

than any resort - yet equally as classy as any we

have stayed in. We didn't want to leave so signed

up for one of the other cottages that was open.

I pass on a very enthusiastic recommendation for

Puakea Ranch and "Miles Away' Cottage and offer

heartfelt thanks for offering this unique place to the

owner, Christi and her ranch manager, Claudia.

Their attention to detail and the comfort of their

guests is outstanding.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2010
  • Stayed: March 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Kona International
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Hawi Town, King Kam Park
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Spencer Beach Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Puakea Ranch
Nearest Point of Interest
Pololu Valley and Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Sushi Rock




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $175
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with deposit.

Manager'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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