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Loaded Beachfront 3 Bedroom 2 Bath w/A/C

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,055 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

For a retreat that can't be beat, look no further.

This fully loaded three bedroom, two bathroom Fully Air-Conditioned home is located directly on Hale'Aha Beach in the quaint little town of Punalu'u, on the island of Oahu. More than anywhere else on Oahu, Punalu`u may be the most reminiscent of the Hawaii of the early to mid 20th century era. You will find that Punalu`u is a low-key, laid-back, friendly community.

The oceanfront living room is decorated in a traditional Polynesian style with comfortable, over-sized bamboo furnishings and the Living rooms 42'' plasma HDTV with DVR has the premium cable package so you'll never miss your favorite TV programs while out sightseeing.

The kitchen is fit for a Gourmet Chef with it's appliances, High-quality Stainless Steel pots and pans, grill pans, coffee grinder, toaster, blender, dishwasher, cooking utensils and too much more to mention.

You will have a lot of privacy at Hale'Aha Kai as there are no attached dwellings or other structures on the property... only the house itself. Our property offers the BEST views of the ocean, beach and Koolau Mountains from Laie to Kaneohe and our gated parking and fenced property adds additional privacy and security.

The yard is fully landscaped and has a large beachfront deck with built-in seating and lanai furniture including comfortable outdoor rocking chairs. The oceanfront backyard is perfect for sunning during the day, a cocktail at sunset, watching the moon rise over the ocean at night or just relaxing with the sound of the gentle waves lapping the sandy shoreline and your morning cup of tea or coffee tastes so much better with the BEAUTIFUL Sunrise over the Pacific Ocean

Step off the property onto Hale'Aha Beach who's soft-white sand invites you for a stroll and it's calm, clean, clear, turquoise-blue, ocean water calls you for a dip. This is a year-round swimming beach is perfect the entire family. The ocean conditions are also excellent for snorkeling and shore fishing and the local favorite Trevally "papio" can be had by even the novice fisherman. Later parts of the summer bring in the baitfish O'ama which attract the sweetest of the Trevally family, the"Omil'u,

Then again, catching the O'ama with the traditional light bamboo and 1# test line is exciting fun for anglers of all ages. Similar to the smelt or grunion, O'ama are DELICIOUS deep fried.

Of course we also provide a plethora of Ocean equipment like a pair of kayaks complete with oars and life jackets, boogie boards, snorkel gear, assorted "kiddie" toys beach chairs and more.

Punalu'u is located only 40-45 minutes from Honolulu International Airport, downtown Honolulu, and the hustle and bustle of Waikiki Beach, yet it seems worlds away in a beautiful country setting.

Heading North you will have two general stores within walking distance. A drive to the Polynesian Cultural Center is 10 minutes away and if you keep heading North, you'll find a full-size grocery store, movie theater, fast food choices, and some interesting local restaurants. Keep going and it's the famous Kahuku Shrimp Trucks, Turtle Bay Resort and Golf, and the North Shore if you want to attend a pro surf meet, visit Waimea Bay, Pipeline or Haleiwa.

If you need to check-in with the rest of the world, Hale`Aha Kai provides high-speed Wi-Fi cable internet access for your notebook computer and VOIP internet telephone service with free calling to the continental USA and Canada.


Hawaii TAX ID: 032-175-7184-01

More Details

Hale`Aha Kai
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017


Hauula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1055 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All three bedrooms have air conditioning. The oceanfront, master bedroom has a king-size bed with luxurious, plush-top mattress, 100% cotton linens, goose-down pillows, cable TV/VCR/DVD/DVR, and its own private, full bathroom. The additional bedrooms each have two twins, one in a trundle. These rooms share the second full bathroom. All three bedrooms have ceiling fans and air-conditioning. In addition, there is an outdoor, after-swim shower.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Don't miss your favorite TV shows while you are at the beach or out sightseeing. We provide a premium cable package and DVR just for this reason. Air-conditioning in all rooms, VOIP telephone (unlimited free calling to all 50 states and Canada), Wi-Fi Network, 42'' Wall-mounted Plasma Screen HDTV in the living room (3 flat screen TVs in total), Library of Films and CDs, a Stereo CD Player, Well-stocked Gourmet Kitchen, Coffeebean Grinder, Regular, French Press, Espresso/Cappuccino Coffee Makers, Blender, Cuisinart, High-quality Cookware, Dishes and Cooking Utensils provided, 100% Cotton Linens provided, Ceiling Fans in all rooms, Ample Closet Space in All 3 Bedrooms, Port-a-crib, Hairdryers, Iron/Ironing Board, Additional Outdoor Apres-swim Shower, Beach Chairs, Lounge Chairs & Towels, Outdoor Furniture including 5 comfortable outdoor rocking chairs, Oceanfront Deck with Built-in Seating and 5 outdoor rockers, Coconut Log Raft for Sunning & Relaxing, 2 Ocean Kayaks with paddles.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Loaded Beachfront 3 Bedroom 2 Bath w/A/C
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 30 reviews

Well stocked home for Hawaii fun!

  • 4 of 5

Located on the northeast side of Oahu get ready for beautiful sunrises and lots of waves (though not Banzai Beach size). Short stroll to sand from breakfront location. Busy road so ear plugs nights if windows open or A/C keeps that sound out. Kitchen stocked for any kind of cooking. Car needed for just about anything except the beach right there. My husband fly fishes so this location worked for south shore to east side flats and reefs but you need to know tides!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Possibly suitable for families w/o children

  • 2 of 5

The house was OK. Very small and cluttered. Little notes about what to do and what not to do were pasted everywhere. I felt like I couldn't move in the house without "breaking one of the rules". Then it happened... The floors were really cheap. Look like wood, but made of some kind of plastic. Very easy to leave a mark on. They kept our entire damage deposit for a small mark in the bathroom. No mercy here. I think it was an OK stay, but the aftermath left a bad taste.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is unfortunate this guest chose to leave an anonymous, poor review. We have had many happy repeat guests over the past 15 years, many of the repeats coming 5+ times. Since this review appears to be mainly due to the damage and subsequent cost of repairs this guest experienced, I will address that first. In the 15 years I have hosted guests this is the not only the first poor review I have received, it is the first time I have ever used all or any part of a good care deposit. This guest seriously damaged my vinyl flooring, then chose to cover up the damaged area with a rug and check out without advising us of the damage. We even waited a few days to see if they would say anything but we finally had to ask what happened. My good care deposit is small and did not cover the repairs but I chose to let the overage go. The bathroom floor had to be removed, along with the toilet and baseboards. The repair cost $635.00 with labor and materials. I have receipts and photos if this guest would like to discuss it in more detail. I am always here for my guests. Guest satisfaction is very important to me which is why I leave a guest satisfaction survey with every new guest. I encourage anyone that is considering staying at this property to email me with questions or comments. Thank you "anonymous" for taking the time to write this. As I say to every guest that has stayed in one of my homes, "We appreciate ALL comments, good and negative, because that is the only way we can know what your expectations are, know if we met them, how we are doing, and what needs improvement". Aloha, Deborah Urban
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Beachfront magnificence in a beautifully decorated home

  • 5 of 5

I have been staying at hale'aha kai every year for more than a decade. I absolutely love it. The place is beautifully decorated, and the beach, which is literally a few steps away from the house, is serene and relaxing. And the 180-degree view of the ocean from the backyard isn't bad either. Golf (and all sorts of other activities) at Turtle Bay Resort is only about 15 minutes down the road, and there is wonderful snorkeling and sightseeing within 45 minutes of the house. If you are looking for something that allows you to experience the local flavor that Hawaii has to offer, this is a great choice. And did I mention that the house is right on the beach?!

If you will be sleeping in the master bedroom, get ready to listen to the waves lapping up against the seawall, which separates the backyard from the ocean. That actually may be the best part of the experience. I sleep like a king when I'm at hale'aha kai. And when I wake up, I usually make myself a bagel, grab some orange juice, and head back out to the deck to watch the sun rise over the ocean -- amazing!

This was an incredible getaway for us -- again. We'll be heading back next year, without a doubt. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Beach House

  • 4 of 5

I have spent several stress free vacations at this Punalu beach house and hope to return for several more. The house is ideally located, fronting on a sandy beach at the ocean’s edge. While the location is very private there is a convenient store for last minute provisions within walking distance. The house is fully equipped and very comfortable. It can easily sleep 6. We have enjoyed the use of snorkeling equipment, which is provided. We also have used the 2 kayaks that are available at the house. The house is ideal for a family get away.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best view in the world!

  • 5 of 5

I have had the pleasure of staying here on three separate occasions, mostly recently with my family. The house itself is in excellent condition and has everything you could possibly need. However once you enjoy the back patio and private beach, you won't want to be in the house. The property shows an amazing amount of owner's pride. If you are looking for an opportunity to have nothing and nobody between you and a beautiful, swim/kayak friendly ocean, this is the place to go.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful beach house

  • 5 of 5

We've probably stayed in fifteen beach houses in Hawaii, the Caribbean, California and Florida. Deborah's place stands out in two ways. 1) It is the homiest and best equipped and 2) Deborah is the most hospitable and attentive owner we've encountered.

Add to these traits that the location is very private, the snorkeling is the best we found on the island and the views are spectacular and this home is a wonderful place for a holiday.

The only thing that's not perfect is that there is traffic noise from the highway, but the sound of the waves covers most of it and here isn't much traffic at night.

We highly very recommend his beach house.

Peter and Johanna Cubra

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Punaluu, North Oahu, Oahu, Hawaii, USA (About 40-45 minutes from Waikiki, Honolulu & the Airport) --- More than anywhere else on Oahu, Punalu`u may be the most reminiscent of the Hawaii of the early to mid 20th century era. You will find that Punalu`u is a low-key, laid-back, friendly community.

On-site Kayaking, Beachcombing, Excellent Snorkeling/Diving on Miles of Ocean Reefs that Surround Punaluu, Bodysurfing, Luau, Farmer's Market, Championship Golf at Nearby Turtle Bay Resort (15 minutes away), Casual Golf at Kahuku Golf Course, nearby luau and entertainment at the Polynesian Cultural Center, movie set tours and horseback riding at Kualoa Ranch, full spa facilities at nearby Turtle Bay Resort, along with fine dining and other resort amenities. Whale watching in-season.

Other Activities: shopping, health/beauty spa, boating, kayaking, parasailing, rock climbing, wildlife viewing


Rates & Availability

Hauula House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 2 2017 - Sep 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
Off season
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2018 - Dec 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $265
Tax Rate 13.96%

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
High season-December, June, July & August, Low Season Sept-May
We also offer monthly Rates - we max at 5 guests in total, including children.
Low Season from $375 per night - $10500 per month (starts at 375 per night)
High Season from $475 per night - $13500 per month (starts at 475 per night)
Couples Special from $9750 per month (starts at 325 per night, 2 guests max)
Cleaning rates vary depending on number of guests and length of stay
+13.962% Hawaii State tax.

Hawaii TAX ID: 032-175-7184-01

Property Managers:
Beth Cronk (RA) and Chris Cronk (RA)
Lic. No. RS75642 and RS76161
C & C Realty Inc
Lic. No. RB16360
Hawaii Dream Vacations

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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