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Luxury Condo, Ocean-Golf View - Quiet and clean

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,459 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


VRBO Bear stayed here

We found this property to be beary special

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Elegantly furnished, located on the Waikoloa Beach Golf course with Pacific Ocean view. 2nd story unobstructed view. Walk to Waikoloa Hilton (restaurants, shops), or to 'A' Bay beach. Truly a paradise location. Rental includes access to the Halii Kai Ocean Club.

The club consists of a resort style pool, on the ocean, with views of the Pacific, whales (seasonal), and the golf course. The club also has a café and full bar with poolside service and a great selection of island fare.

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Gordon Hasenbein
Member since: 2007
Speaks: german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 6, 2018

About Gordon Hasenbein

My wife and I live near the beach in San Clemente CA. Hard to beat that location, but we have with this condo.

Gordon Hasenbein purchased this condo in 2007

Why Gordon Hasenbein chose Puako

This complex and condo are the perfect combination of Value and luxury. We knew we loved the property, but more than that, we knew all of our guests would be very happy with how the unit is furnished and the uniqueness of the Ocean Club. It can't be beat.

What makes this condo unique

My Wife and I have stayed in many VRBO condo's in the past. We thought most of them had at least a few clever ideas. We took everything we learned and made sure our condo had it. It is not only a rental unit for us, but more importantly, it is our first and only 'second home'.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I cut and pasted this comment from the HomeAway review:

Our stay at Hali'i Kai was everything we expected and more! The two bedroom condo was very comfortable and tastefully decorated in tropical island motif. The owner's posted description and photos were very accurate, but could never capture all the details, comfort and extra amenities without personally staying in the condo. We loved the view from the lanai and the awesome sunsets over the ocean. We also enjoyed the beautiful landscape design and manicured Beach Club Pool and Spa area with the amenities of a large gas BBQ, the convenience of the Club Bar and Grill with excellent service plus the magnificent view of the ocean. The condo was well equipped from the items in each bathroom and kitchen to the games, movies and books that were provided. Just like being at home! If we ever return to the Big Island we would without a doubt stay at the Hali'i Kai in this condo. A first class experience!
Jun 2008
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Puako Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Floor Area:
  • 1459 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2) Luxury mattress and bedding One in Master and one in Guest. Perfect for 2 couples that want luxury., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • arboretum
  • festivals
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Hangin’ Loose on the Big Island!

VRBO Bear stayed here

Jul 17, 2009

Aloha from the Big Island of Hawaii! The fragrance of plumeria drifted across our lanai as I listened to the palm trees rustled by the trade winds. This Bear adventure brought us to the Hali’i Kai neighborhood located in Waikoloa Beach Resort on the Kohala Coast. The moment we stepped inside this beautiful condo, my Bear family and friends felt the luxurious comforts of our “home away from home”. There were two full bedrooms and bathrooms (plus, extra sleeping on the pull-out sofa). The beds in this home were so comfortable, this bear wanted to sleep in most days! Each room had fans, but the cross winds kept everything at very comfortable temperatures. The kitchen was fully appointed to allow cooking a large meal, a quick snack, or just enjoying early morning coffee out on the lanai. Also, each room featured a flat screen TV for entertainment. However, with so many things to do in this incredible location, we found ourselves enjoying the outdoors most of the day. The owners provided a closet of beach towels, chairs and coolers. Simply bring your snorkel gear and head north to one of the islands greatest snorkel spots at “Hapuna Beach” for a day of boogie boarding, snorkeling and frolicking in the crystal clear water. My bear family and friends did much sightseeing during our vacation. We snorkeled at several beaches and recommend Kealakekua Bay, kayaking to Cooks Monument and the black sand beaches of Punalu’u. We drove around the Island to Hilo, explored the Volcano Park, walked through the giant lava tube, & hiked a few of the many trails. Enjoy golfing and tennis? There are 3 Waikoloa golf courses and tennis courts located right near Hali’i Kai! Plus, a wide variety of great restaurants and shops were located right in the Hali’i Kai resort area. We ventured out a few nights to sample some authentic Hawaiian cuisine. This condo combined the true elegance of Hawaiian style and convenience of modern life. It had everything we needed for the “beary” best vacation. There was so much history, culture and adventure nearby and this condo was the perfect place to start from for all we wanted to see! The VRBO Bear

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average rating of 4.98 based on 52 reviews

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This condo was a terrific find on a number of levels. First, for those of you who may be hesitant to rent direct from the owner, those fears can be put to rest here. We vacationed for the month of February at this condo and Gord provided us exceptional customer service. He was easily accessible and a couple of requests we had were addressed the very same day. From emailing us a link to up to date weather forecasts during our stay to returning our deposit within the first week we got back, his thoughtfulness and professionalism were appreciated. The condo and complex was excellent quality, the view off the lani beautiful and the people working at the complex terrific.

Thanks Gord and Beth for contributing to what was a very special vacation for us. We shall return.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2009
  • Stayed: January 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Condo with a View

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this condo for 9 days and greatly enjoyed it. We were pleasantly surprised at how well stocked it was. It had everything we needed from cooking spices to beach towels. The views of the sunset off the balcony were an added bonus. Gordon was very easy to work with and promptly responded to every email. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A must place to stay on the Big Island!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a first trip for our family of 3 (we have a teenage son) to the Big Island and we could not have found a more perfect place to stay. We absolutely loved the decor of the condo and found everything to be comfortable, clean and quiet. The kitchen was very well stocked and we had no problems with anything while on our vacation. We absolutely loved the view of the ocean from the lanai where we would begin our day with coffee and end our day with cocktails and the beautiful view of the sunset. We loved going to A Bay which was a quick drive and enjoyed the beach. There were all the things we needed for the beach and we took full advantage of that. My husband loved the proximity to the various golf courses and had a great time golfing on the island. All the grounds of the property were pristine and very well taken care of. This was our first experience with VRBO and Gordon made sure we were completely comfortable with the process and answered all our questions. We were there over the 4th of July and he was kind enough to email us while we were there the events happening at the Ocean Club and the surrounding area. This property is a great value for all you that get. Gordon is truly a great person to work with and can't wait to go back and stay at his property. Everyday at the end of our excursions we would "go home" and that is what it felt like was home...could not ask for a better experience on our vacation! Gordon has a gem on the Big Island and we will make it our home again on our next trip! I could write forever on how much of a great time we had but you should book this property and find out for yourselves! I would recommend Gordon to anyone and would rent any properties that he has without hesitation!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property is EVERYTHING Gordon says it is. My husband and I have been active in vacation rentals for 30 years. THIS PLACE IS THE REAL DEAL! Do you want an extremely clean, modern, beautifully decorated 2 bdrm condo with high end accents for an INCREDIBLY affordable price? This is the place. It has an amazing view of the water....some many, many feet away but still has that "ocean view feel". QUIET. so quiet.

I could write an entire review of this place but BELIEVE ME...just read what Gordon says and it's true! He is TERRIFIC to work with. Professional, timely, honest, punctual. I would not hesitate to recommend Gordon and any property he is renting.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Elizabeth, You are too kind. People are going to think I wrote this myself!:-) BTW - We are around 1,000 feet from the water. I always try to make clear that we are ocean view, not ocean front. Hope you can make it back. mahalo, Gordon
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Great condo on the Big Island!

  • 5 of 5

A second vacation to Hawaii brought us back to the Big Island because there is SO much to see and do! Without a second thought, we booked our lodging again at Hali'i Kai in Gordon's condo. He is easy to work with and was available thorough out our stay if something unexpected came up. Anyone vacationing on the Big Island would be hard pressed to find a better place to stay. I would recommend this property to anyone!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing condo!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time using VRBO so naturally I was a bit nervous, but dealing with Gordon was an easy and pleasant experience. The condo was beautiful and the fruit, nuts and coffee put out for us were a very nice added touch! Not to mention there is a closet full of snorkel gear and beach toys, towels, and lots of other stuff. Gordon is very easy to work with and accessible throughout your stay. The process of booking the condo was very easy and Gordon even provided info on things in the area. All in all this was a very pleasurable experience and Hali'i Kai is an amazing place to stay, safe to say we will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Car: necessary

Whale watching at the private pool and Ocean Club


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Exit fee $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.41%

$500.00 deposit at time of booking by credit card. This converts to a security deposit during your stay. Assuming no issues beyond normal wear and tear, the deposit is refunded to the same credit card within 14 days.
1st half payment is 60 days before departure, with the remainder billed 30 days before departure. Other billing dates apply for monthly stays or stays during the holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.