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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 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
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:
January 13, 2018


Hauula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1055 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • 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.


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Loaded Beachfront 3 Bedroom 2 Bath w/A/C
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 34 reviews

Casual Hawaii at its best

  • 5 of 5

We vacation to relax. We love the ocean breeze and sound of the waves rolling onto the beach. And Hale Aha Kai gave us just that! We don’t want the hustle and bustle of Honolulu or Waikiki Beach. We want a place where we can wake up, get a cup of coffee and enjoy the sunrise sitting on the beach in our backyard and feeling the constant ocean breeze. That is exactly what we did every day. While the yard actually ends in a seawall and not beach there is beach on the other side of the seawall depending on tide. And when the tide is in the public beach next door is just as enjoyable and during our stay which included two weekends it was never crowded. The house really does have everything you need to have fun at the beach and it is all in good condition. Inside the house is fully equipped and clearly someone’s typical home. The kitchen had all the tools needed to prepare any type of meal and the washer and dryer worked well and make it possible to pack lighter. For dinners we found all the local food trucks and restaurants to have excellent food and we would often get it to go and eat on the back patio. We especially like the Shrimp Shack, the Thai food truck and Island Breeze which is about 15 minutes north of the house. In spite of being on Kamehameha Hwy the traffic was never a problem. The couple of times that we needed to contact Kathe, the on island contact, we were taken care of very well. We would absolutely rent this house again if we return to Oahu and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation where the view outside is way better than anything on TV.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience!

  • 5 of 5

Beth and her team were wonderful. We had to make an absolute last minute, same day reservation and Beth was amazing. She was able to get us the house and she coordinated everything we needed. She was very prompt and professional as well as kind, friendly and very understanding of our situation.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay on the North shore!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying here with our 3 kids. The best thing about the home is the beach. Perfect beach for swimming and snorkeling. Very calm waves and each time we snorkeled we saw a turtle. The home itself is well equipped with everything you may need. I have rented nicer homes in Lanikai but am now priced out of staying there. But this beach to me is better than Lanikai because hardly anyone comes so you have it all to yourself. There are some things that need to be updated but nothing to ruin your stay. All in all, a wonderful home and location to enjoy Hawaii, especially North Shore to the fullest! I didn't give it 5 stars just because the last house we stayed in in Lanikai was much more luxurious and was truly 5 stars. If there were half stars I would give it 4.5! Trust me, you will not go wrong renting this place. TIM

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Great home. Perfect location to access both the North Shore beaches and The area around Honolulu and the south. The house comes with tons of amenities. It's the perfect place to bring a family. My only concern was beach in front of the house; it is not user-friendly. Otherwise, the house is fantastic and a great way to experience the island.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: January 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: December 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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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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $265
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 14.96%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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