Staggering Waipio Valley and Ocean View

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Last updated: 10/01/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Come and enjoy the serenity and sacredness of beautiful Waipio Valley in this 5 bedroom, 3 bath fully equipped home with breathtaking views. This home provides the perfect private space for a family or group of friends to experience the lush and historic valley. Hike or drive (4X4) into the valley to see its 1200ft Hiilawe Waterfall, swim or picnic at the black sand beach, view Maui and whale watch from the lanai or just fall asleep in the hammock to the sounds of the ocean waves below.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    We do have a pop up crib, or travel crib, as well as a high chair for the table for Keikis (children)....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Located on the northern Hamakua Coast, the sacred Waipio Valley was the boyhood home of King Kamehameha I, and an important center for political and religious life in Hawaii. Not only is 'The Valley of the Kings' an important site for Hawaiian history and culture, it's also a place of dramatic tropical beauty. This fertile valley is about one mile across and over five-miles deep, and surrounded by cliffs up to 2000-feet high. Waipio Valley was once the home of thousands of Native Hawaiians. Today, there are less than 100 residents living amongst the waterfalls, taro fields and rivers permeating the valley. Hawaii Island's tallest waterfall, Hiilawe Falls cascades down 1,300 feet in the back of Waipio. You can view the valley from the coastal Waipio Valley Overlook at the end of the Hamakua Heritage Corridor drive, or you can take a guided van tour, hike, or horseback ride to explore the hidden wonders within. (Courtesy of Hawaii Tourism Authority) ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A few board games and cards, chess...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Surf boards and boogie boards, but use with caution in the winter with big surf. Some beach chairs and umbrella and sand toes, as well as some swimming gear....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Due to the trade winds you have a clear view of the ocean even on rainy days if it rains you have rainbows into the valley....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Honokaa is close by (15 min) with a good reasonably priced grocery stores ans many little shops....moreless

  • Monument View:

    Valley of the Kings or Waipio lookout...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Water falls in the valley can be seen as well as the cliffs of Waipio....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Able to see whales and dolphins in season; bring your telephoto lens!...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The view from Waipio Valley Lookout is yours everyday from your personal balcony, without the crowds and rush to get there....moreless

  • Rural:

    There are Taro farms in the Valley and fresh food can be found. Some avocado, lemon, maybe pineapple or banana are on the property. There is usually a daily fruit and vegetable stand in the valley . ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Hi'ilawe Falls in the back of the valley is1450 ft high and a free fall of 1200 ft. The highest on the island....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:


  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Some citrus trees and bananas and pineapple if ripe....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Surf board and beach paraphernalia...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 24 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 25 - Feb 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$2,100 $8,000
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$2,000 $7,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning $250 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 13.41%

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/01/2016
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
KOA and ITO both about 1 hr 15 min both < 60
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Black Sand Beach, Waipio Valley < 1

You can find some additional info about the area at An intro video shows how easy it is to get to the house.

There are two different horseback groups in the valley and both go through streams and are more relaxed and free with your use of the horses. A favorite of my girls.

There are boggy boards and a surfboard if you want to try the waves, an intermediate wave beach but favorite of locals.

Local guided tours of the valley can be arranged. Multiple trails so be sure and bring your hiking shoes, water shoes.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: Married 27 years Dan and Janet bought property with Dan's brother John and wife Lori. Dan sold a home on Kauai at a golf course for this property with a view.

Why Honokaa, HI, USA:
look at the picture!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
No better view, and great central location.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • View from house

    View from house

  • A guest in front of Hiilawe falls, it not always possible to get to

    A guest in front of Hiilawe falls, it not always possible to get to

  • Living area

    Living area

  • Horses on the beach

    Horses on the beach

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

VRBO #488186

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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