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Ahuimanu, HI, USA
  • Cottage850 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Cottage,, Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms w/AC, King & Full bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps up to 6)


*1 King bed, 1 Full bed-1 Queen air mattress

*Infant playpen/crib available

* AC, TV, and standing fans in bedrooms


*Beach towels, coolers, boogie boards, snorkels

*Washer/Dryer at back of house

*Outdoor seating

*Parking pad for 1st car, street parking for 2nd

*Cottage at the top of property, must be able to walk up steep driveway & stairs

*Banana, lychee, mango, papaya, guava, and black cherry trees

*Hiking, kayaking, bay tours, ranch activities near by

*Check in 3pm/out 11am (early & late arrangements possible)

*50% deposit holds dates with remainder due 30 days from arrival

*30 day cancellation notice for full refund of deposit

*Taxes included in nightly rate

Enjoy the real Hawai'i 'local style' and discover all that the windward side of the island has to offer. With beautiful beaches, majestic waterfalls, scenic drives and an array of restaurants, farmers markets and local delicatessens, you will be glad you stayed in the country.

The Ahuimanu Cottage is 30 minutes from the airport, located in the heart of Kahalu'u with nearby waterfall hikes, beaches, shopping, restaurants, and grocery stores.

The house features a spacious open beam living room and dining area. A full kitchen with counter bar, a bathroom with tub, two large bedrooms and a washer and dryer. It is tastefully decorated with AC and, LCD TV's in each of the bedrooms and all the comforts of home.

One uncovered parking stall is located on the bottom of our driveway. A steep driveway and stairs lead up to the cottage that is tucked away from the main road. And we have two friendly dogs who will greet you at the gate and a land tortoise in the yard.

The rental is situated in a residential neighborhood. This is our home, not a party house. Please no smoking, loud noise or late night partying.

Attractions and distance from the Cottage:

Movie Theater 1 mile

Supermarket/Grocery Story 1 mile

Byodo In Temple 1 mile

Waihe'e waterfall 2 miles

Windward Mall shopping, food court, movies, farmers market 3 miles

Haleiwa Joes Restaurant and Bar 3 miles

Bayview Golf, Mini putt, zipline 5 miles

Kaneohe Marine Corps Base 6 miles

Kualoa Ranch horseback, ATV and movie tours 6 miles

Chinaman's Hat (Kualoa Beach) 6 miles

Kaaawa Beach tan, swim and snorkel at 8 miles

Crouching Lion Restaurant and Bar 10 miles

Kailua beaches, hikes, waterfalls, specialty shops 10 miles

Arizona Memorial, USS Bowfin, Pacific Aviation Museum 15 miles

Polynesian Cultural Center 18 miles

Hanauma Bay fish and snorkeling 21 miles

Northshore shrimp trucks, big wave beaches, 28 miles

Keywords: Ahuimanu, Kaneohe, Cottage, House, Country, Spacious, Home



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within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018
About Owner

My family and I have lived on the property for over 30 years. Paoa is a retired fire captain, my husband's a manager of the Hawaii island newspapers and I manage a non-profit community center a mile from the house. Our family also includes our two young adult children, our dogs Taimane and Roxy, and Teddy our tortoise. Over the weekend you can find us bodysurfing, picking shells, fishing, and playing with our dogs at the beach. We're friendly and easy to get along with so please don't hesitate to ask questions if you want recommendations or if there's something that we can address during your stay. We're grateful for the opportunity to host you during your vacation on Oahu.

Why Owner chose Ahuimanu

My grand parents built the ohana cottage when I was born to accommodate their growing family. Now that everyone has grown up and moved out we share the house with visiting family and friends like you who want to experience Hawaii like a locals instead of a tourist. Since Honolulu is one of the most expensive places to visit we offer budget and family friendly accommodation for malahini and kama'aina alike.

What makes this Cottage unique

We live below the majestic Koolau mountain range. When it rains heavy here the water falls spill out and line the the entire mountain range from Kahalu'u to Likelike. The windward side is also blessed with beautiful greenery, sandy beaches, scenic drives and a much slower island pace.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, 1 baby crib
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • King Bed (1), Full Bed (1), Inflatable Full Bed (1), Playpen/bassinet (1)


      • 1 Bathroom
        • 1 full bathtub, toilet and vanity

        Location Type

          • Mountain View


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Air Conditioning
                        In master bedroom
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Dryer and clothes line at the back of the house
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                        Sheets, pillows, blankets provided
                      • Living Room
                        Sofa, love seat, Tv and reading selection
                      • Parking
                        Grass parking pad located at the bottom of our driveway. Street parking available for visitors and additional vehicles.
                      • Towels Provided
                        Bath and beach towels provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        Washer located at the back of the house
                      • Wireless Internet
                        WIFI available


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                                Round dining table seats 4 and the counter bar seats 3
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 7 people


                                  • Books
                                    Small selection of reading materials
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    Local cable programming
                                  • Television
                                    LCDs in each room


                                      • Outdoor Grill


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                            Onsite Services

                                              • Massage


                                                  • botanical garden
                                                  • churches
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • health/beauty spa
                                                  • library
                                                  • live theater
                                                  • marina
                                                  • playground
                                                  • restaurants

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • beachcombing
                                                      • boating
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • miniature golf
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • shopping
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • laundromat
                                                          • massage therapist

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • basketball court
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • freshwater fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • kayaking
                                                              • mountain climbing
                                                              • deepsea fishing
                                                              • sailing
                                                              • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                              • snorkeling
                                                              • snorkeling/diving
                                                              • surfing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • tennis

                                                                69 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Great value! Private area all to yourself!

                                                                Camille M.

                                                                Comfortable, homey, clean and best bang for the buck on the windward side..so many amenities....beach gear, towels, kitchen facilities and TV. The owners are so welcoming and responsive. The air conditioner was not working in one of the rooms and they immediately replaced it with a new one. We would definitely stay here again. Thank you Val!

                                                                Clean. Perfect. Peaceful.

                                                                Harold L.

                                                                The house was perfect. It had EVERYTHING we needed and the owner was quick to respond to all our questions. We would stay again!

                                                                Comfortable and well located house

                                                                Kate M.

                                                                We had a wonderful time staying at this house. I have rented many holiday homes before and found this one to be very well equipped. There was plenty of nice cookware and utensils in the kitchen, along with a microwave, toaster oven and electric oven. There was no shortage of towels for 3 adults. The beds are very comfortable and the shower head in the bathroom had great pressure. Each of the two bedrooms had a tv, as well as one in the living room. Teddy the Tortoise is a beautiful creature and we loved Roxy the dog. She came to greet us every day and ran in excited circles when we went to pet her. The house is centrally located on the east coast so it was a short ride (1/2 hr) up to the Banzai Pipeline and North Coast. It is less than a 1/2 hr to the gorgeous Kailua Beach Park, a sandy bottom beach with facilities and a tremendous view. Valzey and her husband were gracious hosts. The photos in their posting are accurate and show what you can expect. Highly recommended!

                                                                smooth stay!

                                                                jaya l.

                                                                Valzey was very nice and made us feel at home with lots of aloha!

                                                                would stay here again.

                                                                Comfortable and cozy!

                                                                Jan H.

                                                                We were pleased we had made reservations for this home. Relaxing and well located for all the sites and places we wanted to visit. Felt like home!


                                                                Glenn B.

                                                                A nicely updated older home behind the main house. Very comfortable. Nothing fancy, but very homey. I'd stay there again.


                                                                Ahuimanu, HI, USA


                                                                69 Reviews
                                                                Excellent 4.5/5
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