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From the Moment You Enter You Experience Aloha!

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Sleeper bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6/pref. max 4 adults 2 kids)

FROM THE MOMENT YOU ENTER you will be surrounded by the spirit of Aloha. The first impression is from the large mirror in the dining area which reflects your initial glimpse of the Pacific Ocean and the island of Molokai. As you walk through the entry hall on the designer tile floor, your eyes are drawn to the manicured grounds including tranquil koi ponds as you again soak up the beauty of the ocean view. You can envision yourself cooking in the gourmet kitchen with granite counters, new custom maple cabinetry, new stainless steel appliances, and kitchen 'toys' ranging from coffee grinder to NINJA blender, and then realize that this will be your home for the days to come.

From the designer Granite to the new BOSCH Washer and Dryer (2012), BOSCH dishwasher (2014) top of the line designer sleeper sofa, 2 new LCD flat screen (2013), new original artwork, new window treatments in living room and master bedroom (2012) second bedroom (new in 2014) to the NINJA blender and coffee grinder, we have tried to attend to every detail. There is an AM/FM/CD player WITH Iphone/Ipod dock and charging unit in the home as well as two flat screen remote control televisions new 2012) with satelite TV, one in the living area and one located in the master bedroom. Built in Hairdryers in both bathrooms. A major amenity appreciated by our guests is the BOSCH washer and dryer conveniently located in the entry way closet between the two bedrooms for our guests as well as free wireless high speed internet. Both bedrooms are on the same floor. The master bedroom is extra large and all beds have new bed skirting, scarves and jumbo pillow shams (2016). For your added comfort, there are ceiling fans (new 2016) in the living area as well as in both bedrooms in addition to air-conditioning (new split system w/remote control installed 2013). Both bedrooms are carpeted (new 2014). Enjoy the views and the sound of the waves with the new (2016) lanai seating area with sling back swivel rocker chairs.

Papakea is unlike any other resort on the island of Maui. With 13 acres, the Papakea resort is the lowest density condominium project on the island. From the beautiful blue ocean to the lush manicured grounds, Papakea unique when compared to any other property. Grocery shopping is conveniently located directly across the street, and the charming town of Lahaina is only a short 10 minute drive. A few of the amenities on the property include 2 shuffleboards, 3 lighted tennis courts, 2 twelve hole putting greens, 2 pools, 2 whirlpool spas, 12 outdoor barbeque's and 2 beach cabanas. There is plenty of room for the kids to play outside of this convenient ground floor unit, take a stroll from the lanai to see the beautiful koi just feet away or relax with putting greens right outside your lanai door. If it is your desire to lounge on the sand or on the grass next to the ocean, you are only about 50 steps away!

Our home at J-102 of the Papakea resort means far more to us than just a rental. It is our second home that we have grown to love and appreciate. We have also tried to pay attention to every detail and hope that our guests will enjoy our efforts. Our Papakea home has been completely remodeled including granite counter tops and new custom cabinetry in the kitchen and both bathrooms, natural stone accents in both bathrooms, stainless steel appliances, new split air-conditioning system, designer fixtures, under counter and under toe lighting, a full size dishwasher and refrigerator with automatic ice maker, mirrored closets with loads of storage, tiled floors in the living areas, and plush carpet in the bedrooms (new 2014).

We would love to share with you some of our local favorite places to see and favorite things to do (not to mention some of the greatest restaurants). You will receive this information by email once your reservation is received.

Mahalo for considering a visit to our wonderful home as we truly believe Maui No Ka'Oi (Maui is the best)!


Hawaii State TAT #103-985-3568-01

NOTE: GET/TAT taxes 13.42% for 2017 and 14.42% for 2018

Keywords: Oceanfront Resort Complex Papakea Kaanapali

More Details

Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2017

About The Owner

Our primary residence is in Chico, California. We visit our home in Maui as often as we are able and make every effort to make our guests feel as much at home as we do. We are primarily retired but Mary works part time as a director of Volunteers for a social services agency and Kim produces short movie clips for non-profit organizations. We have truly come to love our Maui home at Papakea and hope that our guests will feel the same way.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2005

Why The Owner chose Lahaina

Sitting on nearly 13 beautiful acres, Papakea stood out far and away from other developments in the Kaanapali area. We love the low density, the quiet atmosphere, the feeling of community and the amenities that make us feel on vacation and at home all at the same time. It seems easy to either meet new friends or socialize with old friends simply cooking at the barbeque or just soaking up the magnificent sunset views at the edge of the beach.

What makes this condo unique

Our favorite times at Papakea are having coffee on the beach early in the morning and those famous Maui sunsets and sharing those times with neighbors, friends and visitors. It is great being close to everything including shopping and some of the worlds finest restaurants. We also look forward to our morning walks on the nearly 2 miles of sandy beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aloha Kim,I had intended to contact you as soon as I got home but I don't have my computer yet. We DID have a great time and we all enjoyed the condo. Emilio was very helpful and they did a great job when they came and cleaned. We were all sad to leave but we sure have had a lot to talk about since getting back. Maui probably missed us because we did help the economy while we were there. We all wanted to thank you for extending our check out time. I have already recommended your place to other people who think they may have a vacation there in the future. All of the other women said they would certainly come back there and stay. Have a great holiday with your family and a great Christmas and New Year. Thanks for all your kindness,
Oct 2012
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Re: Refund: As long as we are able to secure another guest for your chosen dates, we are more than happy to issue a full refund.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with Flat Screen and private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , New hotel quality queen bed plus twin bed in bedroom #2
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Twin AND Queen bed in secondary bedroom, Sleeper Sofa with 10 inch mattress (1) 6' Queen size sleeper sofa new in 2011
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
putters for use on the putting green are included inside the home.


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From the Moment You Enter You Experience Aloha!
average rating of 4.892857 based on 116 reviews

Fabulous Unit!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week in this fabulous ground floor unit! We have rented many properties off VRBO and this is by far in our top 3 all time favorites! The kids are already asking to go back. The unit itself is truly as amazing as the pictures. The owners are wonderful to work with and very prompt in answering questions, even when you are there! Ground floor unit is the only way to go. It was literally a 30 second walk to the beach with my tea in the morning. Beautifully upgraded and well stocked. Washer and dryer came in very handy too! I could have easily stayed an additional week and been quite happy about it! It's very obvious the owners really care about their property. We are looking forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A big Mahalo for your kind words Christina. We truly love our Maui home at the Papakea Resort, always hope it shows, and appreciate it enormously when our guests relay a positive experience. It is equally a great experience to work with guests such as yourself who are likewise courteous and like to communicate. Communication has become a value to us and we believe it is part of what has allowed us to stay full.
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This place was beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Kim and Mary Condo. It meet our every need and what a view we had everyday especially from the patio for breakfast and coffee every morning . Would rent it again in a minute. Beautiful place!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always Vicki, it is the guest that makes our job so much fun. In your case, it was great to meet you and your friends while we were staying in our other unit. We are happy that our Maui home met or exceeded your expectations and that our paths will cross again one day soon.
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Nice views, lovely property

  • 5 of 5

The property was just as the listing described. The location is great, views are beautiful and condo is nice and clean. Just what we needed for our trip to Maui!! Thank you for a great stay, Kim & Mary!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your kind words. Once again, it is guests such as yourselves that make our job such a joy to do. Hope our paths cross again one day soon.
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Our stay in Kim and Mary's home (J102) was awesome!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was fabulous, it exceeded our expectations. The kitchen has a beautiful granite counter space where we set out snacks and buffet meals for us (there were 5 of us staying in the condo as well as 2 other family members staying in different condo). The washer/dryer was essential! The master bedroom was perfect, having its own ensuite! The beds were very comfortable, I loved sleeping with the windows open and ceiling fan going, feeling the trade winds come in and falling asleep to the sounds of the water fountains in the pond outside and then waking up to the sounds of birds 😍. Heaven! We also really appreciated being able to use the boogie board, tube, snorkel sets and water shoes! I often read and had my coffee on the lanai where there is a beautiful view of Molokai. The pool in the resort was definitely a favorite in our group, as well as the BBQs available for use. We also took advantage of's representatives in the main lobby to book many different activities: helicopter tours, jetskiing, road to Hana tours, submarine tour, zip lining and a dinner cruise. I felt that Kim and Mary thought of us as true house guests, they emailed to make sure everything was going well and making sure we could contact them at any time. This whole VRBO process was new to me but I could not have dreamed it would be so easy and lucky enough to find Kim and Mary's condo! Right from the start, 4 months or so before our stay, they emailed me and sent me ideas for what to do in Maui, the sights to see etc. If we ever are blessed enough to return to Maui I would hope to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your kind words LauraLee. Throughout our communication, we sensed your excitement and we are extremely happy that both our Maui home and the island of Maui exceeded your expectations! We are always honored when a guest takes so much time to post their comments. We deeply appreciate that effort.
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Perfect spot for a family vacation - beautiful condo!

  • 5 of 5

We brought our four "young-adult" kids with us and we all had a blast!

There was lots of room for everyone and the kitchen had everything we needed!

It was nice having two bathrooms and flexibility to walk out to pool/ocean from the lanai.

Kim and Mary are great owners and very responsive - thank you both!!

Our kids had a great time renting mopeds (808 Mopeds) and the snorkelling trip to Molokini was fantastic! We also renewed our vows and booked a local photographer - Kati from Better Together Photography - I would highly recommend her!

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear you had a great time especially about your vow renewals. Also appreciate your reference for a photographer. Most of all, Mahalo for taking the time to post a review. That is so much appreciated.
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Excellent stay at this property

  • 5 of 5

Many thanks to Kim and Mary for sharing this wonderful spot - and for their responsiveness from beginning to end. These are the kind of owners that I look forward to working with through VRBO.

We were really happy with this ground floor unit making the amenities at Papakea so accessible. The unit itself was clean and well stocked with everything we needed. We were particularly impressed with the supply of towels, dishes and glassware. If you plan to cook during your stay, you'll find just about everything you need with the exception of spices - you'll need to provide those. I suspect the humidity makes it difficult to keep those fresh over the long term. The beds were very comfortable and I liked the layout of the unit with the two bedrooms and baths being well separated for privacy. Everything was in working order though we never did use the air conditioning as the breeze from the open door and windows kept it very comfortable.

The grounds keepers are continually working to keep the premises looking great. The pool areas were very clean and the staff even cleans up the community barbecues in the mornings. We used the putting greens and shuffleboard as well. It was a perfect landing spot for our group of four. Every evening we used the loungers along the sea wall for sunset watch. When we came back, the tiki torches were magically lit around the grounds making for a beautiful evening to sit on the lanai, play cards and just enjoy the warmth.

There is a grocery store, a gift store and a few restaurants a couple of blocks away which we found very convenient when we didn't feel like driving somewhere. There is lots to do in the area but when we weren't exploring, we all enjoyed hanging out at Papakea, reading by the shore, using the pools and relaxing. You just do not tire of the view! I would stay here again and I would definitely rent from these folks again. We had a very positive experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks to you as well for being a great guest with whom to work. We appreciate your input. We have corresponded with our housekeeping service and addressed the issue of maintaining at least a minimal level of spices. We hope you are able to stay with us again one day soon.
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Nearest Point of Interest
Whalers Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Iao Valley
Nearest Point of Interest
Napili Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Cheeseburger In Paradise Restaurant
Car: recommended

Water Arobics putting green, 3 lighted tennis courts, 2 shuffle boards all located on the grounds. Zip lining, ATV tours, SNUBA available nearby


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Check in/Check-out/Clean $150
Tax Rate 14.42%

Hawaii State Tax ID #: W41876614-01

Effective 7/1/14 (Revised 7/1/16) a $17/day Facilities Use Fee (with a 10-day $170 maximum) will be collected at checkout, payable directly to the front desk is charged to ALL guests DIRECTLY including owners. This fee encompasses the Parking, WiFi, Satellite Cable and FREE Local calls.. Please contact owner about refund policy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund