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Hale Ohana - Beautiful 'House of the Family' - Poipu Beach

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Hale Ohana, “family house” is nestled in a charming neighborhood, Hale Ohana is located a short 12 minute walk to the world's most beautiful crystal blue waters and sandy beaches and one of the very few to handle larger groups in the Poipu Beach Resort area. Surfing, swimming, body surfing, sunbathing, snorkeling and family fun await you.

Whether you're a group of 10 or 2 -- whether you're visiting for 5 days or 2 months -- you're sure to be comfortable with the many amenities Hale Ohana has to offer. Our home is fully furnished, sleeps from 2-10 people! With a newly remodeled kitchen in December 2015, your family will have more comforts of home! Beautiful trade winds run through the house giving you the feel of living in the Garden Isle!

Within a 2-5 minute drive are breathtaking views of incredible sunsets, blow holes, whales, turtles and amazing crystal blue waters of Poipu beach.

With a brand new kitchen completed November 2015, Hale Ohana boasts amenities for the entire family! Children are welcome and our home is 100% kid-friendly with sand toys, boogie boards, a portable crib and lots of running space for active play during the times when you're not out and about.

Hale Ohana is the perfect setting for a family reunion, wedding reception, or holiday celebration!

A stay at Hale Ohana, will be sure to create lasting memories!

Keywords: Large Family Vacation Home

TVR#5048

More Details

Owner
Allan and Lynelle
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Allan and Lynelle

We purchased this property in 1970 and have enjoyed it until 1981 when we relocated to the Bay Area.

Allan and Lynelle purchased this house in 1970

Why Allan and Lynelle chose South Shore

Kauai is the BEST island hands down. This home is large enough for all our Ohana to be together.

Guestbook comments from the owner

THANKS SO VERY MUCH!!!! Out vacation was wonderful and the house was

perfect. It was so nice to have the coolers and chairs to use. We enjoyed

our trip immensely



Mahalo!
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Poipu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , bathroom en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sofa Sleeper in family room
  • King size beds (1) King bedroom suite with own full bath!, Queen size Beds (1) Oversized Queen Bedroom, Double Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and play crib available upon request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa Sleeper in Family Room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Hale Ohana as all you need for a day at the beach - towels, sand toys, chairs, umbrellas, snorkel gear, beach mats, coolers...and much more!

Reviews

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Hale Ohana - Beautiful 'House of the Family' - Poipu Beach
average rating of 4.724138 based on 30 reviews
5

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year in a row staying in the Hale Ohana for one month. It was just as great as the first time. It truly felt like we were returning "home" every time we came back from the beach. The house had plenty of space for our family of 7. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook all of most of our meals (we went out only a few times). The patio in the back yard is a great addition and was a wonderful place to escape during the hottest hours. The evening breeze and fans in every room were just right to cool things down for night time without needing A/C. The beach is an easy 10 minute walk. Having kids and a bunch of gear we drove, but others in our party enjoyed the nice walk to the beach (2 times each day) through a quiet neighborhood. We did not at all miss not being right on the beach. Lynelle is great to work with. She is quick to resolve any issues that may arise. We are looking forward to returning for our 3rd time next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for visiting Hale Ohana again this year! Your ohana is always welcome to come back! Glad you found the house comfy for your family vacation! Mahalo for your patience, too! Aloha - Lynelle
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3

Great house, but we also had some issues come up

  • 3 of 5

This house was great for us, and we debated amongst ourselves on whether it should have 3 or 4 stars. It was decided that 3 stars was more appropriate, because while the problems we had didn't bother us much they could really bother some other people. Pros and Cons below.

Pros: Local neighborhood (it was quiet, and close to everything in Poipu/Koloa), great back yard (we would lay on blankets and star gaze at night, even saw shooting stars! Hosted a BBQ for our family one night that we're staying elsewhere in Poipu), lots of fans to help keep the air circulating, provided two awesome boogie boards (other large one was broken, and the others were small), a lot of beach chairs, two grills, spacious living area, two car driveway, etc.

Cons: Mice in the house. When we arrived, we found mouse droppings throughout the master bedroom dresser, in a hall closet, and in the hide-a-bed. Property Management came over the following morning to vacuum them up and lay sticky traps, and told us to contact them if we caught anything. We didn't end up using the hide a bed, because it didn't feel sanitary to just have it vacuumed. But the couch in the living room was perfectly comfy! A mouse did end up getting caught on a sticky trap. When we contacted property management to remove it, he asked if we could just throw it in the trash. Keep in mind, the mouse was still alive. And why ask us to contact him, if he was just going to have us handle it? I ended up taking it to the furthest back part of the yard and was able to free it using coconut oil.

There were no paper towels (property management brought some on Thursday, but we had checked in Monday so we had bought our own by then), no pepper in kitchen (bought that too), tv remote's batteries were dead, one of the garage openers didn't work, and no wifi password provided. We got the password eventually, only to then have the wifi stop working. Tuesday-Thursday we didn't have wifi, they came to give us a new modem/router Thursday evening. But failed to leave the new password for us, we had left to a wedding while he was installing it. We were able to get the new password Friday morning. Volleyball/badminton net is broken, badminton rackets broken.

Honestly, we would stay here again. We loved the house and loved Kauai. But we also wanted to be honest about the issues that came up during our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your review. We hope you would come stay with us again. Mahalo for having so much patience as we worked through the challenges. Glad Hale Ohana was a good home base.
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California Nevada Oregon
4

The house was nice. Nice central location for sightseeing

  • 4 of 5

The owner was easy to get ahold of and quick to respond to calls and texts. Friendly and helpful. Lots of water and beach items. 2 large bedrooms were nice. Small bedroom stayed hot. Lots of fans to help with the cooling. Nice backyard with lots of room for kids to play. Could have been more welcoming....a basket of local fruit would have been nice. Paper products were thin so we seemed to use a lot. Would have been nice to have more kid dishes and glasses but there were a few. Very few spices but the local spices were awesome. The washer and dryer were appreciated but more laundry soap would have been nice. Only enough for 2 loads. Overall a great experience and a nice place to stay

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your review. We are so glad you found the home comfortable and convenient for your stay! How awesome that your kids got to play in the big backyard. Hope Kauai gave you many lifetime memories.
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5

Perfect family home in beautiful Kauai!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 adults and one toddler thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hale Ohana. There was more than enough space for us all and having all the beach supplies we needed on hand (chairs, umbrellas, snorkeling gear, sand toys, and a cooler) was a lifesaver! The house is on a quiet street and is within walking distance of the beach. We loved it so much we were already planning our trip back in 2018. Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo! We are so glad you found our home to make a memorable trip for your ohana! We welcome you back anytime! Aloha!
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5

Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

My family of 7 (including 3 kids under 8) stayed at the Hale Ohana for 1 month. It truly felt like a "home away from home." The house is very spacious with three bedrooms and a family room in addition to the living room. We felt so comfortable coming back to "our home" from the beach. There are nice fans in each room and there was an ocean breeze almost every night that helped to cool things down. There were only a few days out of the whole stay that the heat was a bit bothersome at night. We cooked most of our meals for which the kitchen was more than comfortable. We felt the cookware need an upgrade and the owner had that handled in no time (getting us a whole new set of cookware!). She is wonderful to work with. The garage is very spacious and filled with beach toys, chairs and an umbrella (which we used daily). We appreciated having a nice washing machine/dryer in the garage. It helped keep the heat out of the main living area. We were a little worried about the distance from the beach so we had a rental car for the whole stay. However, we discovered that it truly is a comfortable walk to the beach (if you're not bringing a bunch of gear). The neighborhood is very safe and quiet. Overall this home was just right for OUR needs. Is this a high end luxury home? No. Is is a comfortable home that is well thought out and stocked with all the basic needs and then some? Absolutely! Without a doubt, I would choose this house over most condos in the area! Certainly hope that we can come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wailuku, Hawaii
3

Felt at Home

  • 3 of 5

Initially the lock box did not have the key to the house but luckily the agent lived down the street and was able to unlock the door and gave a set of keys to us. We felt at home and used the house mainly to put our heads down for the evenings as we were out and about the entire day. Everything was provided for our use which made it much more convenient for us.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Brenneckes
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Joes on the green
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Poipu Beach Park

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $59

Military and Kamaaiana discounts available.

Canadian Ohana must account for additional fees for the exchange rate.
Credit cards can be accepted with an additional processing fees paid directly to VRBO.
Number of guests over 6 will be an additional fees per $10.00 night per person!

Please note: the Service Fee is paid directly to VRBO. This fee is avoidable, please inquire if interested.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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