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An Oasis on the Edge of Everything

Bedrooms 1
Space 300 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio with full bath

E Komo Mai! (Welcome)

Conveniently located, GFO is a compact studio that sits between Mauna Kea & Kohala mountains on Sunny side of Kamuela (Waimea), Hawai'i. 1-2 miles to countless great dining and shopping in downtown Kamuela, 10 miles to Hapuna and other beautiful world renown beaches. It is a quiet neighborhood (not far from HPA campus) with easy access to multiple facets/climates of this Island. Active health oriented community. Ideal for independent travelers, a single or couple on vacation or business.

Accommodations include a comfortable double bed, with full bath & well equipt kitchenette that allows you to eat in if you wish. There are dishes, pots, pans, eating and cooking utensils, a ¾ sized refrigerator with separate freezer, one burner butane cooktop, microwave oven, coffee grinder & makers and rice cooker. Access to gas grill.

Pasrty, juice & fruit are provided for morning after arrival. Please inform me when booking if you have specific dietary needs.

Several good farmer's markets are available through the week: Wed 9-2pm, food stalls, jewelry, fruits & vegetables, baked & sweet delights; Sat 7-2, two separate markets, with food stalls, fruits & vegetables, plants, florals, local island cheeses, gifts, and an herbalist. A good health food store in town.

Recommend rent a car, our island is large and public transport not convenient for travelers. Airport rentals are easiest and best rental car rates, usually obtained a few weeks prior to arrival. A GPS is helpful especially if arriving in the evening, it will bring you here directly. The Hele On Bus stops on the road near the house, rate $2.00, $1.00 for senior. Please check: ( for schedule. The Hilo/South Kohala map shows routes that lead to hotels & beaches. The Waimea Shuttle is our local area.

This is a non smoking, no fragrance property. If you do smoke, please go for a walk to do so, thus smoke doesn't linger about buildings or neighbors'. Please dispose of cigarette butts in closed glass container with water to eliminate odors. Place in recycle center.


Transient Accommodation Hawaii Tax ID No.W00950574-01

More Details

Jean Cluff
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Jean Cluff

Hawai'i has been my home since early 1970s. Have lived on Kauai and now Hawai'i since 1993. Hawai'i island is the youngest land on Earth, she expands my heart and it is my pleasure to share this information that you may enjoy your time on island.

Jean Cluff purchased this studio in 2011

Why Jean Cluff chose Kamuela

A private comfortable studio, good parking and easy access to whatever adventure calls.

What makes this studio unique

Close to everything, yet feels like an oasis. Private and peaceful.


Kamuela Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub & shower. Very nice.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Double Bed (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
This is a non smoking, no fragrance property. If you do smoke, please go for a walk to do so, thus smoke doesn't linger about buildings or neighbors'. Please dispose of cigarette butts in closed glass container with water to eliminate odors. Place in recycle center.


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An Oasis on the Edge of Everything
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Very comfortable studio.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 6 weeks at the Green Flash Ohana.. We found it to be comfortable, a great location, and a warm welcome to the Green Flash Ohana, Waimea and the Big Island. I'd recommend staying here to anyone that needs a central location on the Big Island, studio accommodations, and a place to relax.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect start

  • 5 of 5

You're ohana was a perfect place for me to start my life in Hawaii. It had everything I needed to live day to day. Better than a hotel by far. I always felt I had all the privacy I needed and you were always a responsive and delightful host. The wonderful bananas from your tree were just icing on the cake. Thank you for your kindness and true Hawaiian aloha. Mahalo.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice, quiet space.

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I really enjoyed our stay. The place was clean, comforting, and peaceful. Jean was a great host. I hope to be back again one day.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy spot

  • 5 of 5

Great base in Waimea to explore the Kohala coast and Mauna Kea. Jean's cottage was lovely and well-designed! We enjoyed the cozy kitchen, which was compact but had everything we needed. Also, she thoughtfully provided bread, fruit and juice for the first day which was a great touch. Jean has a great gentle spirit and was pleasant to talk with. Will definitely come back if we visit the Big Island again.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic little house

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here as for almost a month as I was performing at the Hawaii performing arts festival.

Everything was just perfect, Jean was a fantastic host, the house was immaculate and there were lots of lovely little touches!

I prepared food in the house daily and had all the utensils etc that I needed. I was sad to leave and would definitely return!

Fabulous house in a brilliant location to explore the whole island!

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable suite with a homey feel.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our 11night stay in Waimea. The suite was comfortable and had a nice homey vibe. Everything was clean and well maintained. Waimea town was cute and convenient and I definitely recommend the Big Island Brewhaus for dinner.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Keahole Kona (KOA)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Red Water
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Mauna Kea
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Kawaihae Road
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pau, Merriman's, Red Water
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: recommended

One block from HPA campus. Coming from ocean on Kawaihae Road just before 'Y' junction. Look for sign: Waimea 2, Hawi 19, go slow, the driveway is next turn on the left, after Waiaka road. From Waimea town, note same 'Y' junction, 2nd turn on the right, before Waiaka Road.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning $75
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 13.41%

If bookings are completed in advance, I accept multi payments of 50% due upon booking & to hold the reservation, with complete payment due 30 days prior to arrival, unless prior arrangements are made.

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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