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Experience True Island Living with 4 Bedrooms and Amenities Galore!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Townhome, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

Looking for a vacation rental on the Big Island? This high-end Townhome has it all: four bedrooms (including two master suites), three covered lanais, and access to a beautiful 2-acre Recreation Center.

Our duplex Townhome exudes Hawaiian charm from the moment you walk in. Every room is outfitted with Polynesian-inspired furniture and local artwork and red accents pop against the otherwise neutral decor. The atmosphere is at once sophisticated and inviting.

The house boast two master bedrooms, on separate floors, both have en-suite bathrooms. The third room has one queen-size bed, and the fourth bedroom has a king and an extra long twin. In all, the house sleeps nine people comfortably.

You enter a great room with a flat-screen TV, as well as a dining area and a fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless appliances. WiFi is included.

The upper lanai features a barbecue and is connected to the great room by glass pocket doors that disappear into the wall when open. The lanai feels like an extension of the great room and offers expansive views of Mauna Kea, Kohala Mountains, as well as glimpses of the Mauna Lani golf course, and distant ocean views.

One of the biggest perks is the nearby Recreation Center. It spans nearly 2+ acres, including a lap pool, children's pool and large free style pool with separate hot tub. The center also includes a work out building (not room) with free weights and the latest weight machines. This building has men's and women's locker rooms with granite sinks and showers. There is a covered pavilion with kitchen, BBQ, refrigerator and sink. Access is free to our guests - the perfect place to host parties or just hang out.

When you are ready to hit the sand, grab your beach towels (furnished) and head to the gated private beach club. It has private parking, which we supply a gate pass card for your entry. You park next to the restaurant, which is adjacent to the sandy beach. It is less crowded than the public beaches, less noisy and cleaner. The beach has a calm cove excellent for snorkeling, life guards, rental equipment and lounge chairs.

Other area attractions include the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and the Fairmont Orchid Hotel, both 5 stars, within walking distance and offer access to our guests.

There is a shopping mall within walking distance with a small gourmet market (Foodland), with deli, freshly made sushi and bakery. There are a number of fine restaurants, including Ruth's Chris, Tommy Bahamas, Monstera, Just Tacos, Kimo Bean Coffee and Juice 66. There is weekly free entertainment, art galleries, boutiques, and gift shops.

This luxury Townhome is quite the find. Contact us today before your dates book up. See the availability calendar.

Please take a look at our walk through 3D tour of this home!

This home is managed by Kai Akea Ohuchi R(B)22081 under Live Aloha Realty, LLC

Hawaii GE Tax ID # W66707722-01

More Details

Kai Ohuchi
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Kai Ohuchi

The home is owned by John McGrew and Emilia Rusu of Anchorage Alaska.

Kai Ohuchi purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Kai Ohuchi chose Puako

We live in Alaska and have been coming to Hawaii for years. Of all the places we have visited in Hawaii, we like the Mauna Lani Resort and the Big Island the best. The airport in Kona is very casual and easy to

arrive and depart from. The scenic drive to the Mauna Lani area is about 20 minutes. The Mauna Lani Resort area is a world class destination with all the amenities and beautiful beaches.


Puako Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Cal-King in Downstairs Master Suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bed in downstairs guest bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , King bed and extra long twin bed in 4th bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Cal-King in Upstairs Master Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 1 California King (upstairs Master Suite) Bedroom 2: 1 California King (downstairs Master Suite) Bedroom 3: 1 Queen (downstairs) Bedroom 4: 1 King and 1 Extra Long-Twin (same length as a king, but single) (downstairs)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
This 4 bedroom home is 2500 sf with additional 900 sf of Lanai space. The slab monkey pod dining table has seating for 10 . The floor plan is open with a large designer Kitchen. The home has an extensive art collection with over 20 oil paintings and sculptures. The property also has a hardwood paddle collection. The pool area for KaMilo is one of the largest in the Mauna Lani Resort with a large workout room and separate lap pool. The home is within walking distance of the Fairmont Orchid Hotel, the Mauna Lani Hotel ,an upscale grocery store, and shopping. Renters will be able to use the Mauna Lani Beach Club and access private parking. The beach area provides gentle sandy beaches for young children, clear water and uncrowded surfing. The community is great for running, biking, tennis and golf . The KaMilo community is a secured gated community.


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Experience True Island Living with 4 Bedrooms and Amenities Galore!
average rating of 4.8 based on 45 reviews

Great townhome!!!

  • 5 of 5

Had everything we needed, including bikes, beach equipment and an outdoor grill. There was even extra air mattresses so my kids didn’t have to sleep on the ground. Right next to the pool which was extremely conventient for our kids. Enjoyed the “private” beach club tremendously. The Mauna Lani area was great. There is even a free hula dancing show at the Mauna Lani shops twice a week. Everything was perfect.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place.

  • 5 of 5

Not a single complaint. Everything was perfect.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We just had a great vacation with our family of 7 to celebrate my young moms 80th birthday.

The townhouse is wonderful and the pictures are just a teaser for how nice to place actually is.

When you walk in the door you will just say wow!

I really liked all the great art work through out. All the furniture is wonderful and there's lots of space for everyone to spread out and relax. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need. Just go down the street to the awesome Foodland store and you'll have everything you could want to have fun cooking. If you like to grill out there is a nice gas grill on the Lanai. I did 20 lamb chops one night and that was a big hit. If you'd rather eat out there are tons of options within minutes.

We really loved the private pool, make that 2 pools and 2 hot tubs, that are just steps away. Then theres the private Beach Club. Need I say more. Great spot with great food and service and you can walk down the coast line pretty much by yourself. They have every water toy for rent but you don't have too because you will have a garage full of toys. SUPs, surf boards, snorkel gear, bikes, coolers, etc. We loved it!

I have to give a shout out to the management team. They are great and helped us with whatever we needed.

This place is a great find.

Thanks Kai,


  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent choice for a perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved this villa. It fit our party of 9 (6 adults, 3 children) perfectly. The furniture and decor of the villa were lovely and it was very well equipped for anything we wanted to do like cooking indoors and outdoors, making cocktails, watching tv or Red Box dvds, and loads and loads of laundry. The garage was well stocked with bikes and plenty of beach stuff including chairs, umbrellas, coolers, snorkeling gear, body boards, and even a couple of paddle boards. That alone saved us tons of money in rental fees!

The Mauna Lani resort is absolutely gorgeous. The Kamilo subdivision where this villa is located is beautiful and quiet with a nice gym and lovely pool area. It is just around the corner from the Fairmont Hotel and also within Mauna Lani is a beautiful private beach, a small shopping center, and a championship golf course.

You will not go wrong with this one!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Home Ideally Located in Kona!

  • 5 of 5

This is just a stunning home near the Mauna Lani Resort. We were originally hesitant about booking this place because it was a "townhouse" but it truly looked and felt like a spacious house in a quiet neighborhood and nothing like a duplex. Our two related families with six kids ranging from 10 to 17 years old stayed for seven nights and never felt cramped or bored, especially with so many amenities available including a huge pool and fitness center just around the corner, access to the private Mauna Lani Beach (awesome snorkeling) and a garage full of paddle boards, boogie boards, bikes, snorkeling gear, etc. (We brought our own snorkeling equipment so don't know what condition the equipment in the garage was in). The entire house had tiled flooring which we all loved--it helped keep the house cool and clean. The property manager Kai was a pleasure to deal with: from letting us check in early to bringing over a missing access card to the private beach to getting the air conditioner fixed promptly to getting us a late check out (super helpful when your plane didn't leave till 8pm). Ideally, we wanted a place with an ocean view but honestly, we didn't miss it because the natural and lush scenic view from the huge sliding glass doors leading to the lanai was just so peaceful and lovely. We would definitely stay here again the next time we are in Kona...MAHALO from your Colorado and California guests!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house!

  • 4 of 5

THe house was amazing and handled our extended family on vacation well. The chef in our crew loved the kitchen, the kids loved their rooms, and the beach was AMAZING. A little bit of a drive to town, but a gorgeous place. My only issue was that I found the property manager to be a little less than on top of their game. When we arrived, there seemed to be a leak in one of the bathrooms. THe property manager took care of it promptly, sending someone to look at it while we were out for the day. We returned and could not tell if the person had been there, so I called about an hour after we got back, and was told to not have anyone use one of the other two bathrooms, because the plumber had recaulked. (Would have been good to know right away, since that was the most used restroom.). Then we received our email about check out procedures with the wrong date, (Check out for Saturday, not Sunday.). I called and the gentleman was nice, said he would fix it. But then, on Saturday while we are out and about, I get a call asking why we hadn't vacated the property. I forwarded the property manager the paperwork showing Sunday as check out. He apologized and in the end everything worked out, but it was a bit annoying to have to ask for an update on the bathroom and have to deal with the check out date multiple times. IN the end the manager was responsive, friendly and polite, he just didn't seem to have the follow through and attention to detail I would expect. But our stay was good and our whole family had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Alicia, Thank you so much for your recent stay with us, and for taking the time to write a review of your stay! We are glad you enjoyed your time on the Big Island, and appreciate your understanding with the on-site manager who just started assisting us with the unit. We continue to strive to improve the experiences our guests have, and hope you will be back for another visit again soon! With Aloha, John M.
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Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUPing), great place for triathlete training and/or racing. Great for wedding parties. private beach club. special rates for golf.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage $99
Cleaning Fee $345
Tax Rate 17.17%

Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed by payment of the booking deposit. Booking is non-refundable after initial payment of 25% is made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund