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Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spacious and Comfortable 3 Bedrooms,(two are open bedrooms) 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Thank you for showing interest in Kohala Lodge. This Beautiful 2400 square ft craftsman-style Paniolo (cowboy) retreat sets on 3.5 acres located at the Northwest coast of the Big Island above Historic town of Hawi. Wi-Fi available

The Lodge House is fully furnished and has two baths and sleeps six comfortably. The second floor loft with two open bedrooms overlooks the great room with large fireplace and 30 foot ceilings. Make a cozy fire for those cool evenings ( fire wood provided )

The spacious Master bedroom is located on the main floor with private bathroom. The Lodge House is a unique timber-framed paniolo-style ranch home made of high quality large yellow cedar wood. Come enjoy paradise in this relaxing, beautiful home with spectacular ocean and sunset views from just about every room.

Relax on the expansive font deck overlooking the ocean / see the Whales spouting when they are migrating through Hawaii. Finish your day barbecuing on the grill and enjoy your food in our fully furnished kitchen.

Beach gear / Boogie Boards / Towels and Laundry are also available...

The Kohala Coast offers great restaurants, shopping, Hawaiian culture, nature, beaches, hiking, zip lining, exploring, adventure, and much more. Come feed the animals and experience Kohala Lodges Charm / for more info go to: The horses of Kohala Lodge. Create your own special memories that will last a lifetime...

More Details

Chris Wej
Member since: 2003
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

About Chris Wej

We fell in love with this magical property on top of the hill and decided to build a unique dream house for our retirement. We are too young to retire so decided to share it with you and your family as a vacation rental.

Chris Wej purchased this house in 1997

Why Chris Wej chose Hawi

North Kohala is known as God's country. It is the richest part of the island in terms of natural beauty.

What makes this house unique

There are spectacular coastal views and You can see the chain of Hawaiian Island from the Lodge. There are moonbows on certain nights. Star gazing is perfect from this property.


Hawi House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathrooms are on the main level. One is located in the Master suite and the other is location in the common living area located at the bottom of the stairs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Master Bedroom - 1 king , Full Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , Open loft bedroom with ocean view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Open loft bedroom with King Bed overlooking great room
  • Master bedroom with private bathroom. Bedroom 2 and 3 are upstairs in an open loft area with a room divider.
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Reconnect with your family and friends. Enjoy this beautiful Lodge House that will add warmth to your vacation experience


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average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews

A magical place for kids and adults!

  • 5 of 5

My family cannot stop talking about our stay! We were three couples and one toddler and there was something for every single one of us. We even cancelled our activities one day to just hang out here! This is what we loved:

1. The view! Holy moly! It's 180 degrees of unobstructed ocean views and green hillsides. You can see the sunrise and the sunset!

2. Kid fun! There was a tree swing, a hammock, a tumbling hill, super gentle goats and horses, and toys. The owners have grandkids and really made sure to include family-friendly items such as a high chair, sippy cups and kid-sized beach gear. It also felt super safe just to let our toddler wander. We lost her a couple of times and knew she'd be in a safe area wherever she was. Mom and dad got a break too! All the beds were huge so our toddler got to sleep with whomever and it wasn't a problem.

3. Architecture and decor. The owners built this house for their retirement home and ever detail of the home is special! They really recreated the Hawaii cowboy aesthetic with modern amenities.

4. The price! We got so much for the price. Two couples were in the logt area and it still felt private with a cute room separator.

5. The location! When doing research for Hawaii, I only heard about Kona and Hilo. I'm so glad we came north because this is my favorite part of the island. This cabin is only 8 minutes from the cute shops in Hawi. We went to every restraunt and you can't go wrong with all local and fresh food!

If you book this, you will not regret it! We're already planning a return trip to this lodge with other family members.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waimea, Hawaii Island

The sunsets were fabulous

  • 4 of 5

The view across the Alenuihaha to Maui was an ever changing kaleidescope of beauty. The porch and the breeze from Kohala mountains were a definte bonus.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property was beyond my hopes. It was immaculate with breathtaking views. Chris has done an incredible job creating a home for others one will never forget. The animals were so fun with the extra special event of new born goats. Our whole family so enjoyed .I really mean this. My husband and I just want to go back again as it was one of those places. And we will. Thank you Chris and Carol. You guys really have done a wonderful job.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxation & Solitude

  • 5 of 5

Great for a family. We were very happy with this house & it was fully stocked including high chair & playpen. Planning on staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Schenectady, New York

An amazing property. We loved just spending time there with no typical tourist distactions!

  • 5 of 5

It is a place that I'll think about during a cold winter's day in New York. Just awesome. Great time sitting on the deck seeing the sunset turn into s beautiful sky full of stars. Inside is just as awesome. Great beds and beautiful furniture. Would definitely recommend it to all!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded Our Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us visited the Big Island to celebrate a milestone birthday and we couldn't have asked for a better place to make our home base. All of us are familiar with the Hawaii and had done all of the typical Kona stuff, so getting to stay in Havi and look at the "other side" of Haleakala each morning was a treat. The accommodations, comfort, views, interaction with the host, views, animals, fireplace and the views really made this trip - it was just such a great place to relax and spend quality time, cook, and play together. We all would wholeheartedly recommend Kohala Lodge and will probably be back ourselves. One note if you're planning on a party of 6. We all agreed that this is really better suited for 4 adults (or for family members) based on seating and sleeping arrangements. Though it worked fine for our group, the upstairs sleeping loft is not divided into bedrooms (that's part of the charm though) so privacy is limited when you have two couples sharing that space. I share this as informational only, because as I said, we would certainly stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
kona Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Bamboo Resturant
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Mauna Kea
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
route 250
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Car: necessary

Hiking several Trails

Pololu Lookout and Trail

Pololu Black Sand Beach

Zipline Adventure

Hapuna Beach is 25 minute drive


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

First payment non refundable / Any damages will be charged to your credit card on file

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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