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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom With Outdoor Shower, Sleeps 8

Aloha! Welcome to Hapuna Beach Villa, our home overlooking the Hapuna Golf Course in the beautiful Waiulaula development with panoramic 180 degree views of the ocean and Kohala mountains. We also have partial views of the 14th green.

Our home is a 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, 3000 sq. ft. one level luxury villa. The L-shaped lanai doors disappear into the walls inviting an outdoor living experience that will suit even the most discriminate travelers and inviting a relaxing vacation as you lounge around the private heated pool and jacuzzi or eat dinner at the lanai table as you enjoy the beautiful sunset from what is considered to be the one of the best view locations in Waiulaula with it's west facing exposure. Our villa also has one of the largest back yards in Waiulaula with an extended lanai inviting fabulous water and sunset views or slip out to the backyard stone bench set among gorgeous Hawaiian bougainvillea to enjoy the sunset. We have a private secluded setting amongst the villa's with a beautifully landscaped Hawaiian yard.

The great room with wet bar is beautifully furnished with a sectional and a 60' flat screen television with surround sound and Sonos speaker. Cable television, Apple TV and a DVR add to the feeling of luxury for those who want to relax and catch up on some favorite shows. The glass dining table completes the open, airy feeling felt throughout the villa as you invite the outdoors in.

The well stocked gourmet kitchen is a cooks dream with cherry cabinets and granite counters. It is equipped with a Wolf six burner gas range, Wolf oven and microwave, Sub-Zero Refrigerator, and small appliances such as blender, rice maker, coffee maker, electric kettle, popcorn maker and espresso machine. The outdoor cooking center on the lanai also houses granite counters, a Wolf six burner grill complete with rotisserie and a small refrigerator.

For your laundry needs, we have an LG extra large capacity washer and dryer. Laundry detergent is stocked for your use as well as an ironing board and iron.

Bedroom accommodations include two master suites and one junior master. Master suite one has a king size canopy bed, 55' flat screen television, cable TV, Apple TV, DVR and Sonos speaker, small desk, luxury shower for two with walk through outdoor shower, a large vanity with two sinks, private toilet room and a large walk-in closet. Master suite two comes with a Cal King bed, 55' flat screen television,cable TV, Apple TV, DVR, Sonos speaker, loveseat, large two person glass walled shower, jacuzzi, private toilet area, two separate vanities and large walk-in closet. The third bedroom is decorated for either the kids or adults with a Cal King bed and a twin trundle beds (2 regular twin beds), flat screen television, Apple TV, DVD and Sonos speaker. A Wii system (bring your favorite games) is available for the kids in the family. There is an en-suite bathroom with a large shower.

The house rental cannot exceed a maximum of 8 people.

The villa has dual zone air-conditioning and wireless throughout.

Waiulaula is located on 48 acres of beautiful Mauna Kea Resort property with incredible views of the Pacific Ocean and Kohala Mountains. Some days you can see Maui from our villa. This secure, gated community has it's own recreation center complete with an salt-water infinity pool, spa, cooking center, indoor kitchen, reading area, television room and fitness room with top of the line exercise equipment.

The VIP Amenity Package is available to our guests for a total fee of $95 per day for everyone in your party! There is not an option to choose days. The Amenity Package gives access to the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and the Hapuna Prince Resort as if you were a guest there The options include 36 holes of championship golf at a discount, tennis, workout facilities,hotel pool, parking, towels and two of the best white sand beaches on the Kohala coast and all of Hawaii. There are numerous restaurants and shops located nearby as well and guests may even establish charging privileges at the hotel to make daily outings easier. Guests may visit both Mauna Kea and Hapuna Beach without paying, but won’t receive the use of towels, chairs, umbrella's and at Mauna Kea, preferred parking.

Check-in is at 4:00 pm and check-out is at 10:00 am.

Concierge services available. Please ask for details.

For questions, call +1 907-331-3616 or email

Hawaii Tax License #'s TA-091-837-8496-01 / GE-091-837-8496-01

More Details

Karen & Steve Kulin
Member since: 2013
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:
April 20, 2018

About Karen & Steve Kulin

We live in Alaska and love outdoor activities from snow skiing to snorkeling, road biking and mountain biking and have recently taken up golf now that we have a house on a golf course. We've added another fun activity to our list when we discovered the joy of paddle boarding. Mauna Kea is a perfect place to enjoy this activity while watching for spinner dolphins, turtles, whales and manta ray.

Karen & Steve Kulin purchased this villa in 2012

Why Karen & Steve Kulin chose Kamuela

After numerous trips to Hawaii over the past 25 years, we fell in love with the Big Island and in 2012 decided to purchase a vacation home here. The energy level and friendly people made us want to come back to the Big Island time and time again and when we found Waiulaula, we knew we had also found our 'home away from home.'

What makes this villa unique

The floor plan of our gorgeous spacious villa is perfectly placed with access to the best beaches on the island. Walk to Mauna Kea or Hapuna Beach. Enjoy access (with a fee) to the Mauna Kea Hotel or the Hapuna Prince (soon to be a Westin) with the amenities package available to our clients through our resort membership. You will be treated as if you are a guest at the hotel. You have easy access to both the spectacular Mauna Kea Golf Course and the Hapuna Golf Course. With our perfect location, enjoy what is one of the top ocean views in Waiulaula, as well as one of the largest back yards. A short walk and guests can enjoy the Waiulaula Amenities Center where they can enjoy the view while they swim in the beautiful infinity pool, relax in the hot tub, play a game of cards in the coolness of the library or workout in the fitness center. The choice is yours.


Kamuela Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • 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
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Hairdryers, shampoo, and conditioner are provided in each bedroom ensuite bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Cal-King plus twin trundle bed
  • All of the bedrooms have king sized beds and the junior master also has a twin trundle bed perfect for two children staying in the same room as mom and dad. There is also a pack n play (doubles as crib) available for the little one in your life.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.861111 based on 36 reviews

Superb property, exceptionally well maintained and very family friendly

  • 5 of 5

Four adults and three kids, six, four and ten months. The adults loved the spaciousness, the great lanai and the proximity to the gym/pool club. The girls spend hours in the pool and the baby loved to crawl on the grass.

Although we had the resort guest privilege membership, we made very little use of it, the House was so comfortable !

Strongly recommend the Mauna Kea luau, well worth the money, the kids loved it

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The yard was one of the reasons we chose this property, so we are happy to know you found it enjoyable for the kids.
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Dream home filled with island aloha

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay on the big island and it did not disappoint. We were warmly welcomed to this peaceful sanctuary and the owners made sure that we were well cared for. Waking up to the beautiful ocean views from this home was a joy every morning and the sunsets were just gorgeous. The home is beautifully furnished and well cared for; we truly felt like honored guests with access to the kitchen fully equipped with quality cooking materials, sports equipment (snorkel gear, beach chairs, boogie boards) in the garage, great selection of guidebooks, and the bathrooms supplied with shower supplies etc. One master even has both an indoor and outdoor shower--what an island treat! We ate all of our dinners outside--the huge outdoor table easily accommodated our group of 8 and a couple of friends that were also visiting the island. The entire set of glass doors to the lanai can be pulled back leaving just a screened wall and we were able to enjoy this indoor/outdoor combination living all week. The home has a wonderful layout with a large open plan kitchen/great room area while each of the three bedrooms feel very private and spacious. It is a very comfortable setup for a large group and would be perfect for a couple of families to share or for grandparents to be able to join a family trip.

The location is wonderful--we enjoyed the peace and privacy of having our own home in this quiet gated community while being just a short walk to the hotel beaches of the fabulous Mauna Kea and Hapuna resort hotels. The amenities package that allows access to these is a must! These beaches here are truly special--the snorkeling is wonderful and we were delighted to be able to swim with giant rays both during the day and in the evening. There are many easy day trips from this location and we enjoyed several, but if you just want to relax, you'll feel comfortable just staying at this home. We highly recommend this property and hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had our children and grandchildren join us in this beautiful home. We all had a wonderful time. Beautiful sunsets and fun dip pool. The two resorts (Hapuna and Mauna Kea) have the best beaches. It was a wonderful Spring Break. Sharie the manager, met us and showed us around, was very pleasant. Karen was quick to respond to our requests and made this a smooth rental. We hope to come back here again next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredible Ocean View, House, and Property!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th stay at Wai Ula Ula - and the first time we booked this villa. I took my parents and two teenage suns for an amazing 9 days at this property. We barbecued, swam, played golf, went paddle boarding, snorkeling, and all without leaving the property! The house is beautiful, beds are comfortable, the third bedroom had a king size bed, twin and trundle -- and was still spacious even with trundle pulled out. The kitchen had everything we needed and there are two large tables with seating for six both indoors and outside. The hot tub is wonderful to use every night (easy to turn on and heats up quick) and the pool is equally nice. The backyard is enormous and has four large lounge chairs -- two with thick cushions and under cover with fans. We spent mornings drinking coffee and enjoying the view (complete with whales in the distance). The caretaker Sherie was wonderful and answered all of our questions and made our vacation care free. Can not wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Watching whales from the house is one of our favorite pastimes, so it is wonderful to know that you also were able to experience them. Another favorite of ours is star gazing from the hot tub on clear nights. The Big Island is especially good for this. We hope to see you and your family back.
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This home and location are amazing! The views are spectacular and the home is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Before we even arrived, the owners were so helpful in communicating everything we needed to know to have a memorable vacation. Their home is so comfortable and well appointed. The beautiful lanai, with comfy furniture and the pool and hot tub are so inviting. We used the outdoor grill for cooking, the tv’s and sound system are all modern and every room has a television. The kitchen is fit for a chef! Great appliances, everything was new and easy to use! I can’t say enough about our experience here, having the use of the Mauna Lea club, then coming back to relax at your own villa is the perfect way to see The Big Island! We hiked, played golf, went to the ocean, the pool, dined out, dined in, all within a mile! Mahalo Karen!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled to have another guest who loves the house and Mauna Kea experience. Sounds like an amazing trip!
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Super place!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place in a super location. My family (2 kids) and I loved the house. It was advertised, and the owner was great to work with. The house had a great pool and hot tub. The kitchen was fully fitted and provided a great option if you wanted to stay in. Access to the Mauna Kea was a must, with a great beach and activities for the kids. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will think of us for future visits.
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Number 3 Restaurant
Lunch Restaurant
Hapuna Golf Course
Cafe Hapuna
Three Frogs Cafe
Hapuna Beach State Park
Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site
Hot Malasadas Truck
Aloha Deli
Breakfast Restaurant
al Vicolo
Italian Restaurant
Seafood Bar and Grill
Bar & Grill
Cafe Pesto - Kawaihae
Family Restaurant
Anuenue Ice Cream & Shave Ice
Kawaihae Kitchen
Asian Restaurant
Kohala Burger & Taco
Hamburger Restaurant
Hale Kai Restaurant
Brown's Beach House Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Waikoloa Restaurant & Bar
Under the Bodhi Tree
Vegetarian Restaurant
The Blue Room Brasserie
French Restaurant
Juice 101
Juice Shop
Kimo Bean Coffee Co
Coffee Shop
Hawaiian Restaurant
Bay Terrace
Buffet Restaurant
Ocean Bar & Grill
Lunch Restaurant
Island Lava Java Waikoloa
Racha Thai
Thai Restaurant
Pueo's Osteria, LLC
Italian Restaurant
Shiono at Mauna Lani
Sushi Restaurant
Napua at Mauna Lani Beach Club
Hawaiian Restaurant
Dona & Toni's
Italian Restaurant
Waikoloa Coffee Co
Coffee Shop
Honolulu Coffee
Coffee Shop
Island Fish & Chips
Seafood Restaurant
Kings' Shops
Daylight Mind Coffee Company
A-Bay's Island Grill
Pacific Rim Restaurant
Lemongrass Express Waikoloa
Asian Restaurant
Ippy's Hawaiian BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Paradise Pizza & Grill
Pizza Restaurant
Hawaiian Fish N Chips
Seafood Restaurant
Charley's Thai Cuisine
Thai Restaurant
Pizza Restaurant
Merriman's Big Island
American Restaurant
Red Water Cafe
American Restaurant
Hawaiian Style Cafe
Hawaiian Restaurant
Waimea Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
JoJo's Avenue - Shaved Ice & Treats
Hina Rae’s Sugarshack
Paniolo Country Inn
Parker Ranch Center
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.75 Miles
Mauna Kea and Hapuna on site
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
Mauna Kea & Hapuna
Car: recommended

We are located in the gated community of Waiulaula that is one of the beautiful and highly desired Mauna Kea Properties. We are on the Hapuna Golf Course with access to both the Mauna Kea and the Hapuna Golf Course. Guests are able to walk to both beaches or take an easy five minute drive. These white sand beaches are magnificent and a must see when you are on the island. It is not uncommon to see dolphins, whales, turtles, manta ray, fish and an abundance of birds when at the beach. Paddling boarding and snorkeling are always fun and the resort also has kayaks for rent.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $375
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $500



$500 Refundable Security Deposit
Renters Insurance $99 for $5000 in damages. This keeps your security deposit low.

For questions, email or call +1 907-440-2783
Hawaii Tax ID: TA-091-837-8496-01 & GE-091-837-8496-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.