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Private Legal Oceanfront Beach House On Molokai's East End

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Our Beach House Is Truly A Gem, Family Owned Since 1965

Our home is permitted by the County of Maui #STMO2013/0009. The house can accommodate 6 people including children with 3 large bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

We have 3 bedrooms, two with Queen beds and 1 bedroom has a Cal King also a relaxing Day Bed in the screened in Lanai. Our kitchen is completely equipped.The house has two stories and over looks the beach as well as, one of the largest ancient Hawaiian fishponds in Hawaii. The beach is protected by the longest barrier reef in Hawaii. At low tide you can walk around the fishpond and take in the views of Kupeke Valley, Lanai, Maui and the eastern shoreline. The Kiteboarding and Standup Paddling is amazing right out in front of the house.This setting of real Hawaii will put you in relax mode where you can just forget about 'LIFE' . We have an library of Hawaiian books as well as some novels for our guest to enjoy, also fun boardgames and cards. A beautiful Yoga retreat is located a half mile away. The food counter with a small store is 3 minutes from the house in Pukoo. We love to fill up a large basket of healthy produce at Kumu Farms near the airport. In Kaunakakai town, the best coconut cake is at Molokai Wines and Spirits. Groceries can be picked up at Friendly Market or Misakis and on Saturday is a Farmer Market in town. Check out our friend Lono, for local entertainment as well as the Kaupunas Kanikapila on Friday late afternoon at the Hotel Molokai. We provided a gas grill at the Beach House for our guests to use. For young kids the beach has always been an adventure to checking out sand crabs and see small fish in the rocks.You might get lucky and see the Auku'u( Black-crowned Night Heron). The beach is mostly a sand bottom allowing shallow swimming for kids. The lower level bedroom is perfect for an older couple just footsteps to the ocean and beach.

We hope you enjoy our beach house as much as our family has for 3 generations now. Just turn on the Hawaiian Music and kick back and Relax...Life's Truly a Beach here.

More Details

Debbie and Jeff
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 13, 2018

About Debbie and Jeff

I was born on Molokai along with my sister and brother back in the hay day of pineapple on the island. Our parents moved to Molokai from Maui in 1953. We lived in Maunaloa on the West Side of the island and we would go out to Kupeke on the weekends. It pretty much was a campsite with the original beach shack that Dad built for his boat.

We enjoyed the beautiful tropical East End(so lucky) and had many an adventure exploring the Pond and the Valley. The Food on these outings always tasted so good as it still does today. We built the Kupeke Beach House in 1997 and have enjoyed it ever since. My parents ended up retiring on the east end. They built a home in the valley across the street from the Beach. Mom lives there now. she loves to walk her dogs on the Beach. Recently we have offered the Property for an exclusive short term rental and have permitted it with Maui County. We have Alexa (my sister) overseeing the Beach house for our guests.

Debbie and Jeff purchased this house in 1965

Why Debbie and Jeff chose Kaunakakai

We just love the privacy and the setting of our property, right on a white sand beach. The Beach House is very comfortable and has beautiful views of the pond, beach, Maui and the Eastern coastline.

What makes this house unique

We have Tommy Bahama quilts and a Bengali India handmade bed cover for the Master Bedroom. The bedding is 400 count Egyptian Cotton. We have white Spa towels for the bathrooms. We have Beach Towels for the outside beach use. A Gas Grill is provided for barbecuing.

The kitchen has a gas range and oven along with a dishwasher, coffee grinder and maker, an ice maker, toaster, blender and wooden Hawaiian bowls.We have a Television with cable and WiFi as well as some Hawaiian CD s and other DVDs.The house is decorated in a Beach Hawaiian style unique to Molokai.

The decor is uniquely Hawaiian, Beach, Molokai with Hawaiian quilt accent pillows, hanging netted glass balls and a Molokai Axis deer chandelier in the screened porch area.


Kaunakakai House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Nice large mirror, pocket door closes off the vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bath can be shared by guests from the living area
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Large shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Only a shower, Great for rinsing off sand and salt
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Jungle Room - 1 king , Cal-King decorated with Hawaiian quilt pillows
    Manae Room - 1 queen , Awesome views of the coastline as well as the Maui lights
    Makai Room - 1 queen , Ground Floor with lots of room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • 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
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Bikes can be rented on the island. The beach is great for kiteboarding, windsurfing, kayaking, SU paddling, fishing, walking, hiking and yoga. Visit the Kalaupapa National Park, Kaluaha Church Ruins, Kamakou Preserve, Molokai Museum and Cultural Center, Halawa Valley and Papohaku Beach on the West End. Ask owner for additional information- like a source for fresh fish.


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Private Legal Oceanfront Beach House On Molokai's East End
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews

Lovely secluded Molokai paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was such a great spot to relax and explore Molokai from! Debbie's home was spacious and absolutely perfect for beach relaxation, games, cooking and grilling, and getting to know the island better. It's a short 10 minute drive from town center to pick up any supplies. We explored all the different sides of the island easily. We had an entire beach to ourselves to swim, play bocce ball, and sunbathe. There were multiple dining tables so we could choose if we wanted to eat beachside, on the screened porch, or a table on the bottom patio by the grill. I must admit, I was a bit worried about lack of ac since I'm accustomed to that in life, and like to sleep in cool temperatures. But with the ocean breeze and fans, I wasn't too warm any of the nights. Debbie was super sweet and welcomed us the day of arrival. We were swimming a ways out, and she actually came out to where we were swimming to say hi and chat. If that's not the aloha spirit, I don't know what is! She answered questions and gave us tips of where to explore. Great property and spot to experience Molokai!! Thanks Debbie!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was really fun meeting you all in the water!!!The water was so refreshing at high tide. Glad you had a wonderful time and got to explore the island. It takes me 20-25 minutes to town(Kaunakakai), I guess I'm a slow driver and love looking at the scenery! Please come again, we would love to have you on you're next get away! Congrats on your wedding!Aloha,Debbie
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Peaceful paradise

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Debbie & family for a peaceful reprieve at your lovely spacious home on Molokai's east end. The private beach, beautiful ocean and island views, estate like property, and seclusion were just what I needed for my stay this winter. Aloha describes everything about your home. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern California

Wonderful vacation at Kupeke Beach House

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just spent 11 wonderful days and nights at Kupeke Beach House. The house is very roomy and comfortable with a great kitchen where we prepared many of our meals, working together in the very well appointed and spacious kitchen. The three bathrooms are very convenient. We felt like we had our own private beach, we never saw anyone else out there. We were able to find a great spot just off shore where the snorkeling was fantastic with many turtles and colorful fish. Kite flying was great on the beach too. We enjoyed the company of the outdoor cat. Overall it was a very comfortable, relaxing and quiet stay. The drive into town or even to the west end of the island was not too far. We look forward to another stay at this beautiful home on the beach in Molokai.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure Louise to have you and your family stay at our beach home. Thank you very much for staying and taking care of the house as if it were your own . Glad you had a wonderful adventure! Mahalo and Aloha,Helen,Debbie and Jeff and Kea the cat
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Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

This might be the most incredible location on the most beautiful island.

Private, clean, comfortable. It is at least as wonderful as described, probably more so.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our beach home for your 20th anniversary.We loved having you. May you have a very happy New Year! aloha and Mahalo,Debbie
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loved it

  • 5 of 5

we had an awesome vacation, the house was great we had a little trouble

with the washing machine but that didn't take anything away from having such a great house in a great location, very private and quiet. it worked out perfect for our group.

Thank You

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had fun !! We are sorry about the washer acting up, we are going to replace it. It sounds like everyone enjoyed the adventure . Mahalo and come again Deb and Jeff
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Boise, ID

A little bit of paradise...

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Kupeke Beach House & our week long stay. The home was lovely, the caretaker and the owners checked in and made sure we were comfy-- all was well. We LOVED the peace and quiet. We spent every evening on the little patio by the water, watching the crabs toddle down the beach, the waves lapping, and the sunset. Our room was clean as a whistle, the shower was lovely, the kitchen and the lanai were great. I spent an entire afternoon reading (ok, maybe napping,too) and listening to the coconuts plop. Boy, I needed that. My husband fished every single day. He caught nothing but had the time of his life.

If you need some time away from the hustle and bustle, Molokai is THE place. If you need peace and quiet, and the beach a few steps away, Kupeke Beach House is the place to go.

Mahalo to the homeowners/caretakers.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary Ann. We loved having you all at the beach house and so glad you enjoyed being unplugged even through we have internet if needed... Mahalo for the review.
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Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
In Town at the Hotel Molokai
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Molokai Ferry from Maui is 25min. away from KBH
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Hotel Molokai or Paddlers Inn
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 14.42%

Hawaii GE tax and accommodation tax(13.42%) are NOT included.Cleaning Fee is not included in the rate. 100% refund up to 60 days less administrative costs. House Rules and Rental Agreement are to be reviewed and signed. They will be provided by owner.
**Special Rates apply for parties of 2.

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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