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Award Winning Architect Designed! - Luxury 5 Bed 5+ BA Kahala Home Nr. Beach

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38 ' free form swimming pool with natural rock


Last updated: 04/02/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, Other (See Description), Sleeps 10-12

The absolutely perfect place for your family get away, or just for the two of you. Gorgeous tall Coconut and Royal Palms surround the rock walled in tropical Japanese garden and pool of this luxury Kahala estate with views of the serene mountains, Kahala Beach 3 1/2 blocks away and 10 minutes from Waikiki.

Elegant Zen retreat yet close to the best of everything Waikiki and Honolulu have to offer, beaches, surfing, fabulous restaurants, shopping, museums. 15 minute drive to world famous Hanauma Bay. Hiking inside Diamond Head Crater is 5 minutes away.

Brand New Luxury 5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bath, Kahala residence completed in 2008, designed and built by award winning California/Hawaii architect, Tony Ngai. Stunning Italian Snaidero kitchen, Kupersbuch ovens, cooktops, wok, double Subzeros, Gaggenau dishwasher and wine cooler. Two laundries, one on each floor, elevator, travertine marble floors.

3 1/2 blocks from Kahala beach, very close to The Kahala Hotel, Waialae Country Club and Golf Course, venue for Sony Open every January. Home has central a/c throughout, sliding doors also open wide to beautiful tropical backyard and Japanese garden. Tatami room can be used as 6th bedroom. Upstairs music room directly off of the master suite can also double as infant nursery. Separate upstairs study can double as 7th bedroom accommodating children or teen on Japanese style futon.

All 5 of the main bedrooms are ensuite, all with California king size beds except one bedroom has queen size bed. Property can sleep 10-12 adults, plus children on futons. 2 new infant cribs also available.

HI Registration TAT and GET Tax ID Numbers: W40236526-01/02. Rentals limited to comply with Hawaii law. Rates negotiable, monthly. Discounts for longer stays. Contact Owner for further information.
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, Japanese, Cantonese and Shanghainese
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/02/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 6000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Children Welcome:

    Both adults and children love our home!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, no pets, many of our guests have allergies....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Home is handicapped accessible and also has elevator....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Bedroom 1 - Master Suite: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Master-full ensuite bath & 2 person jacuzzi tub+DWR Sofa Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    Full ensuite bath with shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    Full ensuite bath with shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Full ensuite bath with tub/shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Full ensuite bath with shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Elegant Japanese tatami room sleeps up to 2 adults on futons...moreless

  • 5 bedrooms, all ensuite, 4 have California King Beds, 1 has Queen Bed. There are a total of 4 futons and 2 new infant cribs available if needed....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • Bathroom 3


  • Bathroom 4


  • Bathroom 5


  • Bathroom 6


  • House has 5 1/2 baths. All 5 bedrooms have full ensuite bathrooms with either shower or tub/shower combination. Master bath has 2 person jacuzzi tub, oversized shower. Travertine Marble, beautiful European fixtures. Powder room opposite Japanese tatami room....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Luxury home is approximately 6000 sf of living space, designed and built by owner/architect/builder as his own home and is virtually brand new, having only been lived in for 1 year prior to it very recently being put on the luxury home rental market. All is fully central air conditioned, but also has large/wide sliding glass doors that open to the beautiful tropical Japanese garden, pool, with mature Coconut and Royal Palms lining the rock walls that surround the property for privacy....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    6 large flat screen TV's, one in each bedroom and one 52' in family room....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Entire house is wired for sound....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen TV's in each bedroom + family room, Oceanic Cable with premium channels; DVD....moreless


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Luaus
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    We are approximately 3 1/2 blocks from the beautiful Kahala Beach. Waikiki is about 10 minutes drive to the east of us and the famous Hanamau Bay is about 15 minutes to the west along the H-1....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean:

    We are located about 3 1/2 blocks from the ocean in the prestigious residential area of Kahala in Honolulu....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Beautiful dining room with sliding glass doors overlooking lanai & pool. Custom made table formally seats 10....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Entire house has central air conditioning except for Japanese tatami room and upstairs study/laundry has split a/c units....moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    High speed Comcast cable, Cat-5 cables throughout house, free....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free high speed wireless & Cat 5 internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury linens in all 5 bedrooms. Professional cleaning once a week included in rates for stays longer than one week....moreless

  • Living Room:

    13' ceilings, gorgeous walls of glass overlooking tropical Japanese garden & swimming pool. Antique Steinway Grand Piano....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Easy street parking is also available....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone:

    Free local island calls....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Towels for all 5 bathrooms + dozen or so beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Home has two laundry rooms, one on main level, one on upstairs bedroom level....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free high speed Road Runner wireless & cable internet....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Catering Available: Private chef and/or private catering permitted with owner's prior approval....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All kitchen utensils and stainless steel pots and pans included....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Gaggenau dishwasher....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gorgeous Italian Snaidero kitchen with top of the line appliances from Kupersbuch, Gaggenau, Subzero....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Thermador built in microwave and additional microwave inside sliding Kitchen panels....moreless

  • Oven:

    Double Kuppersbusch ovens....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Double side by side Subzero refrigerator/freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    Kuppersbusch gas stovetop & 20,000 BTU Wok ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Lanai/backyard: Gorgeous outdoor space perfect for entertaining/relaxing by the pool; L-shaped outdoor sofa, ottoman, Crate & Barrel teak & cushioned armchairs & benches, 4 new lounge chairs, outdoor table & chairs by swimming pool. Travertine marble lanai directly adjacent to pool, dining room and kitchen through large sliding glass doors which open up to outside, two outdoor ceiling fans, perfect for entertaining and relaxing....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Gorgeous free form swimming pool in tropical Japanese garden surrounded by natural volcanic rocks, with a 38' swimming lane, shallow and deep ends. Backyard very private with rock wall and huge tall Royal Palms, Coconut Palms, Areca Palms....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    2 person jacuzzi deep soaking tub in Master Bath....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $3,500
  • Clean-out Fee $575 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.962%


Rates negotiable monthly depending on dates, length of stay, number of people, etc. High season at Christmas/New Years. Maid service is extra. Owner's prior approval required for dinner parties, receptions, etc. with more than 15 people. For security purposes Owner reserves right to require acceptable references/background check. Zoning restrictions do not permit wedding ceremonies at house.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/02/2017
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Other Activities: shopping, health/beauty spa, rock climbing

Golf: Home is located 1 block from the Wailae Country Club Golf Course, site of the famous Sony Open Golf Tournament each January. The Island of Oahu is also home to many other excellent golf courses.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: House was originally designed and built by owner's husband, an award winning architect in 2008, for our family. We renovated in 2013 and continually update to keep the house beautiful for our guests.

Why the Owner Chose Waialae - Kahala, Honolulu, HI, USA:
Simply paradise. Private, sophisticated, quiet location yet very close to bustling Waikiki and Oahu's fabulous outdoor activities.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Elegance, privacy, something very special. Tall ceilings, huge rooms, floor to ceiling windows looing out on a tropical paradise and beautiful natural free form pool designed to recall the temple ponds in Kyoto. Approximately 3 1/2 blocks to the ocean/beach in Kahala and also about 3 blocks to the Kahala Mall. Famous Hanauma Bay is about 15 minutes to the east of us along the H-1 highway.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, Japanese, Cantonese and Shanghainese
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/02/2017

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  • 38 ' free form swimming pool with natural rock

    38 ' free form swimming pool with natural rock

  • Dining Room - Japanese Painting & Guests - Day of Tea Ceremony

    Dining Room - Japanese Painting & Guests - Day of Tea Ceremony

  • LIving Room Looking Toward Entry Foyer & Dining Room

    LIving Room Looking Toward Entry Foyer & Dining Room

  • Dining room looking toward entry foyer.

    Dining room looking toward entry foyer.

  • Snaidero kitchen with 18' long island, double SubZeros, Kuppersbusch ovens etc.

    Snaidero kitchen with 18' long island, double SubZeros, Kuppersbusch ovens etc.

  • Living Room Looking Toward Backyard

    Living Room Looking Toward Backyard

  • Looking toward backyard from kitchen.

    Looking toward backyard from kitchen.

  • Bamboo Garden Along Rock Wall River

    Bamboo Garden Along Rock Wall River

  • View of 18' kitchen island looking toward backyard.

    View of 18' kitchen island looking toward backyard.

VRBO #330085

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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