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Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

4Bdrm/4Ba Private Heavenly Oceanfront Villa - Panoramic Ocean Views

This breathtaking newly remodeled oceanfront home offers great privacy at the end of a private road, and rises above the ocean’s edge next to a beautiful lava rock white coral beach., offering a panoramic view of the Kona Coast on Hawaii, the Big Island. This beautiful oceanfront home is completely self-contained with a GreatRoom for dining and living room connected to the spacious outdoor covered lanai, overlooking the spacious yard, with a gazebo, ponds, waterfalls, swimming pool and spa, spinner dolphins and whales. Located just 1 mile to Kona Town where deep-sea fishing charters, scuba and snorkel tours, shopping, and casual dining are available. Or pursue more of Hawaii island’s best vacation experiences with an around-the-island drive. Hike volcano trails, ride on horseback with Hawaiian Cowboys, and star-gaze atop Mauna Kea!

*3-bedrooms/3baths in main house

*Detached 1-bedroom suite

*All new interior/exterior/ renovation landscaping/pool/ponds/gazebo

*Full gourmet kitchen - all new appliances

*Laundry/pantry room w/ full size washer/dryer


*Cable TV/ DVD player

* Swimming Pool and heated spa with waterfall

* Guest parking

* Covered 1 car carport/ 3 car driveway

*Mandatory cleaning costs and optional housekeeping service costs

*Outdoor bbq/ bar area under covered lanai

*4-night minimum stay required

There are 2 famous beaches close by : Magic Sands Beach about 1 mile south and Kahaluu Beach about 1.5 miles South of Kohola Kai.


5 MINUTES TO KONA VILLAGE - Shops, Restaurants, Pier, Farmer's Market, Beach, Boat Rides

More Details

Property Manager
Kim Maruyama
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, Farsi
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Kim Maruyama

Owner, Ali Ghalamfarsa, is President of Alii Architects , who has designed the renovation of the interior, exterior and landscaping using recycled materials, Mahogany, Ohi'a Trees, and Redwood.

He has also designed and built another oceanfront property in Kona which you can view vrbo #320185

Kim Maruyama purchased this house in 2013

Why Kim Maruyama chose Kailua-Kona

Ali loves the Kona Ocean lifestyle and this property 'Kohola Kai' means Whale Ocean, because this is one of the closest area of land that you can see the whales passing through in the wintertime. Living in Kona, he has designed many buildings, subdivisions, homes here.

Kohola Kai is unique in its private location at the end of a private street and breathtaking ocean/city views!

What makes this house unique

Quiet/private/peaceful/gated/luxurious/newly renovated/pool/whirlpool/ponds/yard/huge covered lanai/huge great room/gourmet kitchen/parking for 3-4 cars .


Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No pets/No Smoking/ No parties or Events allowed.
  • For any electrical or plumbing issues, please contact Kim at 808-220-5348
  • Guests cannot park on private road, only inside property driveway.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bathroom w/ double sinks/window for view of ocean
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Jr. Master Bathroom with walk in shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Guest Bathroom next to Guest Bedroom #1 in Main Home
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , In separate 1 Bdrm Unit
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom w/ Master Bath/ Outdoor covered Lanai
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Jr. Master Bedroom w/ bathroom and shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Guest Bedroom in Main House next to guest bathroom with show
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 double , Separate 1 Bdrm In-Laws Quarters w/ sep Entry
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Super Home in a super location near Kona!

  • 5 of 5

This property is as nice as it states and appears in pictures on the website. We had a wonderful time at this 'luxury' property and hope to come back again. Beautiful home with views of the ocean from all over the house, and all the amenities you would want to have fun, relax, and enjoy time in paradise. :-) Location is terrific as close to town (could walk in as approx.1 mile away), and great snorkeling beach is only couple miles down the road. Highly recommend this home if you want a place to have privacy but be close to lots of options for dining, entertainment, and activities including shopping. Net, was all we had hoped for and more!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Tim! Thank you so much for your kind review! We are thrilled to hear that your stay was a 5 STAR EXPERIENCE! It is so gratifying to hear back from our guests like you how they enjoyed their stay! We hope you will return again soon to visit us in Kona! Next time will be even better! Mahalo, Kim and Ali
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Holiday Retreat

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful Holiday Vacation with the family!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairfax, VA


  • 5 of 5

This house is pristine and has a charm not conveyed in pictures. The grounds make the property absolutely top-notch with the pool/hot tub and koi pond centerpieces along with a quiet rarely found along Alii Drive. The pounding of the surf combined with the waterfalls of the pool and koi pond are wonderfully relaxing sounds compared to the traffic noise found at many homes this close to downtown. Bliss cannot be captured in pictures!

Everything worked in the house and the kitchen is well equipped for most any family gathering. The gas grill got plenty of use as did the wonderful outdoor dining table. Lastly, the outdoor shower was a big hit!

Surrounded by the beauty of the Big Island, one is tempted to remain "home" and enjoy the simple, peaceful beauty of this property. We have rented some wonderful homes across the globe and around the islands over the years ... this one is, without hesitation, one of the very best!


Paul & Ruby

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Island Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

The home is exactly as pictured if not better! The koi pond was an extra special surprise to enjoy seeing the fish each morning. Our family so enjoyed coffee on the cabana each morning with surprise daily dolphin visits. The round dining table is the perfect setting for a large family to enjoy dinner in instead of going out each night. I highly recommend this property for rental - thank you Kim for all your help!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville Oregon, USA

Now I'm Spoiled...

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous property! Excellent, private, gated, end of lane location. Beautiful sunsets every evening of our stay and a couple of dolphin sightings too! Grounds are beautifully kept...koi pond with peaceful water sounds in addition to the sound of waves crashing on lava beach. Nice little steps over the wall behind the hot tub, which I finally used the last day and enjoyed walking on the lava & watching the waves hit the shore.

The highlight of my day was pushing open the walls of glass doors each morning...opening the house up completely to the sounds of the outdoors. What a beautiful house! I love the great room ceiling & lanterns! There's plenty of seating for 8+(and also dishes, platters, cups, utensils & towels for bath & beach.) Each bathroom had a bottle of shampoo & body wash, which I didn't expect, but was a nice touch. I do think it would be nice if there were a few pantry items left in the kitchen. There was only salt & pepper. As another reviewer wrote, there are tiny ants on the kitchen counter, but we outsmarted them by storing everything in the oven, microwave or refrigerators. We wiped before and after preparing food & took the trash out at least once daily. No big deal. The counters are a beautiful feature of the kitchen (as is the open shelving, self closing drawers throughout the house, and the light up marble(?) wall in the kitchen)! I really appreciated the mix of natural materials throughout the house. So any downside to this property? Only that I didn't want to leave it! So I saw very little of the Big Island! I wanted to spend my entire vacation on the property! I was quite happy on a lounge by the back wall, watching the ocean... I suppose I will have to go back to see what I missed someday! This property is maybe a mile from restaurants, shops & sand beaches in both directions. Costco & the airport are close, easy drives too. I would definitely recommend renting this property for your trip to the Big Island. Kim was easy to reach via text & email whenever we needed anything. Thanks, Kim!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing place! Quiet and beautiful, a great combo for staying in Kona.

  • 5 of 5

We have a toddler and would have liked a tub. The bugs that live in the countertop were prolific. Totally not deal breakers, great place, would stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Green Flash Coffee
Coffee Shop
A Whale of a Crêpe
TJ'S BBQ By The Beach
Barbecue Restaurant
Tea:licious Cafe
Jackie Rey's Ohana Grill
Eclectic Restaurant
Da Poke Shack
Seafood Restaurant
Habaneros Grill
Mexican Restaurant
Banyan Tree Cafe
Don the Beachcomber
Fusion Restaurant
Basik cafe
Health Food Restaurant
Fine Dining Restaurant
On the Rocks
Seafood Restaurant
Laverne's Sports Bar
Bongo Ben's
GetSum' Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Oceans Sports Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Humpy's Big Island Alehouse
Kona Haven Cafe
Foster's Kitchen
Fine Dining Restaurant
Kanaka Kava
Island Lava Java
Bar & Grill
Thai Rin Restaurant & Bar
Thai Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Sushi Shiono
Asian Restaurant
Island Ono Loa Grill
Hamburger Restaurant
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Seafood Restaurant
Daylight Mind Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
Mi's Waterfront Bistro
Italian Restaurant
Mi's Waterfront Bistro
Italian Restaurant
Kamana Kitchen
Indian Restaurant
Kona Coffee Lounge
Coffee Shop
Cuz'ns Deli Pizza & Ice Cream
Pizza Restaurant
Umeke's Poke Bowls And Local Style Lunch Plates
Seafood Restaurant
Longboard Legends Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Lemongrass Bistro
Thai Restaurant
Shimaichi Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Kona Coffee Cafe
Coffee Shop
San Francisco Bay Coffee Bar - Kona, HI.
Coffee Shop
Mahina Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Frenchman's Cafe
Kona Taeng On Thai
Thai Restaurant
Barefoot Zone in Kona
You Make the Roll
Japanese Restaurant
Kopelani Inc
Coffee Shop
TK Noodle House Kona
Asian Fusion Restaurant
TK Shabu Shabu House Kona
Sukiyaki and Shabu Shabu Restaurant
Hulihe‘e Palace
Mokuaikaua Church
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
HUGGOS, lemon grass, shima ichi, umekes
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: necessary

5 minutes north to Kona Town, Pier and beach

10 minutes south to Magic Sands Beach and

Kahaluu Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $750
Damage Deposit $1,500

Regular Rates of $2200/night A VERY UNIQUE & EXCLUSIVE OCEANFRONT property!
DISCOUNTED to VERY SPECIAL RATES BY OWNER! $1760/night for up to 8 guests.
* Additional guests $100/ea/night , MAX 12
Rates are subject to change.
*Credit Card payments subject to 3% processing fees
HOLIDAY RATES: Dec 16, 2018 - Jan 10, 2019 - $21,000 /WEEK (7 NIGHT MINIMUM )

CANCELLATION 100% refund if canceled 90 days B4 arrival date minus $250.00 fee

Manager'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.