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Perfection in Paradise! Hale Hina - Private, Peaceful, Provocative!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,661 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Gated, Guarded Private Community in Kailua-Kona.

Welcome to Hale Hina - The Home of the Hawaiian Goddess of Sunrises, Sunsets, Coral Reefs, and the Moon! Featuring panoramic coastline views, an infinity pool, hot tub and a gourmet kitchen, this private residence, located in the gated and guarded Keauhou Estates community, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, is the epitome of ALOHA living.

Relax into the embrace of the Hawaiian Goddess, Hina, when you step into the grand entryway through etched glass doors depicting gorgeous heliconia flowers and towering banana trees. This custom 2661 square foot, three bedroom, three bath hale has everything you need for a peaceful, reenergizing, private tropical island vacation.

Upon entering the expansive great room, the cathedral ceilings create a vast sense of space. Curl up on the cushy crescent moon couch and watch your favorite Blu Ray movie on the 60” flat screen with surround sound, or listen to tunes through the integrated sound system. Let the captivating view lure you through the two giant pocket doors onto the covered lanai, as Hale Hina seamlessly connects the indoors to the outdoors.

Grill some freshly caught fish, local grass-fed beef, or your favorite veggies (picked up at the Keauhou Farmers Market) at the convenient outdoor kitchen. The lanai features ample covered dining space for six people and an outdoor seating area for cocktails and conversation. Afternoons melt away in this peaceful setting where you can unwind in the hot tub or the infinity pool and your privacy is protected by the tropical landscaping and lava rock terracing.

The gourmet indoor kitchen is a chef’s dream with granite counters, cherry cabinets and all the tools you need to make a simple meal or an epicurean delight.

The spacious master suite features a king size bed, walk-in closet and large pocket doors that open to the lanai --revealing the soothing ocean views. Slide between the soft cool sheets after an evening soak in the hot tub, located just outside the bedroom. Unlike hotels and condos, Hale Hina’s pool and hot tub don’t have a closing time! The master bath includes a walk through marble shower concealed behind a glass etched ocean scene, Jacuzzi bathtub, a long granite counter with two sinks and a separate toilet room.

The second master suite includes a king bed, its own spacious bathroom with double sinks, a walk in shower, and outside access through a sliding glass door with a path to the pool area.

The third bedroom offers a queen bed and a convertible over-sized chair that cleverly disguises a regular twin mattress. A rainforest marble shower and travertine floors complete the guest bath located just down the hall.

Let the ocean breezes carry away your stress while you watch the whales and surfers frolic off the coast during the day. Marvel in the beauty of a perfect sunset as the stars begin to ignite the sky and you watch Hina weave her moonlight magic.

Welcome home to Hale Hina.

More Details

Sallie Haws
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About Sallie Haws

Hale Hina is owned by two sisters, Sallie Haws and Amy Haws Peck who grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. Sallie worked for 26 years at the family company, Haws Corporation, a drinking fountain and emergency equipment manufacturer that was sold to the cousins in 2011. Sallie now manages the Haws Family Office. Sallie, her husband Jim Bowers, and her two children Marquise and Terry Van Tassel live in Las Vegas, Nevada. Amy and her husband Dennis Peck live in Escondido, CA. Amy owns and operates The Goddess Studio that helps empower women through dance and ceremony.

Sallie Haws purchased this house in 2012

Why Sallie Haws chose Keauhou

The Haws Family has loved the Big Island for many years. Our parents spent 2-4 weeks a year at the Kona Village Resort for over 30 years until it was closed due to the 2011 Tsunami. Amy and Dennis spent their honeymoon at Kona Village as well. Sallie and Jim traveled to Kona every other year with the kids for the last 10 years.

We picked Hale Hina for its single story, 3 bedroom layout, it's amazing view and the fact that it had air conditioning and a hot tub. We realized that we didn't need to be on the ocean, we just wanted to SEE the ocean. The house was owned and built by a couple who lived there as their primary residence and therefore put great energy and many special touches into their dream home.

What makes this house unique

Some of the most unique attributes of Hale Hina have already been mentioned. Additional benefits include an on-island property manager/concierge who is available to help make your vacation exceed your expectations. In addition to personalized check-ins, arrival groceries, housekeeping needs, chef or catering services are some of the luxuries she offers for an additional charge. German and Japanese language translation can also be accommodated.


Keauhou House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2661 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Second Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Two sinks with granite counter tops.
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Two sinks with granite counter top.
    Hall Bath - toilet , shower , One sink. Marble and glass shower.
  • Scrumptiously soft extra large bath sheets are available in each bathroom for exclusive, in-door, bathroom use.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Serta iComfort Well Being California King
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Hide-a-bed over-sized chair converts to a regular size twin.
    Second Master - 1 king , 1 murphy bed , Queen Murphy Bed opened upon request.
  • The King and Queen beds have luxuriously soft 500 thread count 100% Cotton sateen sheets. A Roll-away twin with memory foam mattress is also available. 1 baby porta-crib provided. All bedrooms have a 32' flat screen TV.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Keauhou Shopping Center is a beautiful open air shopping center only a few minutes drive from Hale Hina. This center offers a great KTA market, Long drugs, post office, dining and a seven-plex movie theater. The island's most famous snorkeling beach-Kahaluu Beach Park is also close by.


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Amazing home away from home for our family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

In all our years coming to HI, this was our first time to venture away from the beachfront resort hotels - and we have discovered our new favorite way to travel! Hale Hina, quite frankly, MADE our vacation! The home is gorgeous, from comfortable amenities throughout to meticulous attention to every conceivable detail needed to make our stay amazing. Having the "best seat in the house" to every Hawaiian sunset, whether lounging on the lanai or soaking in the hot tub, was an added bonus! Ute (the property manager) was friendly, extremely attentive, and helpful to get us settled in for our stay. I must say that the entire experience was managed impeccably well - it could not have been easier to get in and hit the ground running on our vacation. There is something to be said for enjoying a relaxed family meal around the table in your own "home" while on vacation - and Hale Hina was the perfect home in which to do that. My son enjoyed "Christmas movie nights" in the family room around the big screen TV (complete w/ surround sound), and the adults enjoyed grilling out and basking in the peaceful serenity on the huge lanai. There aren't enough great things that we can say about our experience at Hale Hina, but what is perhaps most telling is that nearly every one of our favorite memories from this trip involves some moment spent in this home. To us, Hale Hina WAS the vacation, and that's not something you can get at a crowded resort hotel (no matter the location or the price). Thanks (or excuse me, Mahalo) to Sallie (the owner) and Ute for making our vacation at Hale Hina more than we ever thought possible, and sharing your wonderful home with our family! We will be back one day soon! Aloha!

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Robert! We are all so delighted that you and your family had such a wonderful stay at Hale Hina!
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I love this home!

  • 5 of 5

We have literally stayed in vrbo homes throughout the world ( homeschooled while living a year abroad 256 days and 19 countries). This is by far the best home and we could easily move in tomorrow and never leave. Thank you for making our Big Island experience so much better by having a beautiful and well laid out home for my crew of 7 to enjoy.


The Kraus family

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Home

  • 4 of 5

This is an amazing home. Beautifully furnished, great lanai, incredible ocean views and infinity pool. Every kitchen item one can think of.

We recommend renters check the condition of all furniture and document with the property manager upon checking in. We were charged for minor damages that we do not believe we did.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: In many cases it can be difficult to clearly determine whether or not damage was caused during a particular guests stay. However, in this case it was not. The damage in question was to two recliners that had just been received back from being re-upholstered two days prior to their arrival, and two days after the previous guest checked out, during a time when the house was unoccupied. When the upholsterer returned the furniture, several photos were taken and the recliners were thoroughly inspected prior to paying for the new upholstery. The photos clearly show intact and undamaged recliners. On the day our guests checked out, the frame of one recliner was bent and both the arm rests were broken on the other. So, somehow, during their stay, both recliners sustained damage. As communicative as these guests were, I was surprised they hadn't informed us of the damage since one of the broken pieces of the recliner arms was left on the counter for our property manager to find. So, I have to agree with them completely, that if you spot any damage upon checking in, please report it in writing immediately. As I said, sometimes, especially when we have quick, back-to-back, turns we could miss some damage that was caused by a previous guest. However, that just wasn't the circumstance in this situation.
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A perefrct winter get-away for couples

  • 5 of 5

We planned this trip with our dear friends over a year ago and it was worth the wait! The highlights and things we enjoyed most about this house were -

-The view is incredible and private. You could spend all your days on the patio or in the pool & hot tub looking at the view and listening to the birds.

-The house is close to everything - the airport, shops, restaurants, movies, coffee/tea, gas station, and of course the beaches, sea excursions, and beautiful drive along the coast.

- The house is equipped with everything you need and properly labeled with plenty of information.

- The bed rooms (all with king beds which is hard to find) are situated in opposite sides of the house which is great for adult couples.

- It is in a private, secure and beautifully manicured development. We loved that it was away from the crowds but close to everything.

Don’t pass up the opportunity to rent this gem located in a perfect spot on the big island!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second time - just amazing

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time staying at Hale Hina and it was just as fantastic as the first. We could not recommend staying here enough. From the location and neighborhood, to the cleanliness and comfort of the home itself, we loved it. We are already booked for next year; it was that great.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our group of 6 just just spent a week in this house and loved it. The pool, hot tub and outdoor space was incredible. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils and made cooking enjoyable!! We did hire J & K Catering to cook dinner for us one night and it was amazing!! If you rent this house, you will not be disappointed!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hawaii Belt Road 11
Nearest Restaurant
1.7 Miles
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Beach
2.3 Miles
Kahaluu Beach Park
Car: necessary

The lava is flowing into the ocean once again, and it is a once in a lifetime experience that shouldn't be missed. Plan a helicopter ride or a day excursion over to Hilo to catch a ride aboard the the Lava One from Lava Ocean Tours for an up close and personal view of the magnificence of Pele.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $550
Departure Cleaning Fee $350 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

Rates are subject to change without notice until deposit or final payment is received and confirmed. Reservations are confirmed and dates held upon receipt payment and are done on a first come first served basis.

10% discount 10+ nights. 15% discount for 21+ nights.

A 25% deposit that includes Hawaii State General Excise and Transitory Access Tax of 14.416% is required to secure a booking that is more than 60 days out. This Rental Deposit will automatically be applied towards your final payment.

Payment in full is required for reservations made within 60 days of arrival.

Stays of 14 nights or more will be charged an Interim Cleaning Fee of $105.00 (plus taxes) in addition to the Departure Cleaning Fee of $350.00 (plus taxes).

General Excise Tax ID: GE-129-215-6928-01
Transitory Access Tax ID: TA-129-215-6928-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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