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Affordable, clean, across street from Kam II beach, NO ADDED FEES

Bedrooms 1
Space 692 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Aloha and welcome to our home in the beautiful complex of Kihei Akahi. Our air-conditioned, one-bedroom, one-bath unit is located in sunny Kihei on the island of Maui.

Our unit is located directly across the street from one of the best rated beaches on Maui - Kamaole II Beach, with lifeguards.

From our private lanai, enjoy the peaceful surroundings, the sights and sounds of chirping birds, and the beautifully maintained tropical gardens.

Wi-Fi & unlimited local AND long distance calling to US & Canada.


June 2009 - 'Hi Faye. I wanted to let you know that Maui is the best and the condo was wonderful. My husband and I loved it and we felt very at home. Plus it is located in the middle of everything. Also the landscape, pool, and assistance in scheduling activities were wonderful. We did everything and things we never thought we could do. Thanks again for sharing your space and I have put Maui on my list to return to (which is rare since I always like to investigate new places).

May 2009 - 'We had a great time in Hawaii and we LOVED your condo. We cannot wait to go back again. Thank you again'.

'Your place was like a home away from home. It was so comfy and very tastefully decorated'.

'We did have a wonderful time and really enjoyed ourselves. Your apartment is really comfortable and very convenient.'

'Thank you so much for the use of your condo! It was beautifully decorated, full of very helpful amenities, and a gorgeous view. We saw whales from the lanai everyday!'

'We had a wonderful time in Maui and your place was great. It was very homey and I loved the décor, just right for the location.'

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

John Hutchings (owner), Alice (Faye) Hutchings (rental manager)
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 7, 2017

About John Hutchings (owner), Alice (Faye) Hutchings (rental manager)

We live in the San Francisco Bay Area, specifically the East Bay.

John Hutchings (owner), Alice (Faye) Hutchings (rental manager) purchased this condo in 2004

Why John Hutchings (owner), Alice (Faye) Hutchings (rental manager) chose South Maui

To quote John, 'I've always wanted an excuse to visit Maui' His 'excuse' allows for frequent visits to our condo to make sure our Maui home is comfortable & cozy for our guests. Our goal is to give our guests what we would expect when we rent a condo.

What makes this condo unique

We love to find great spots to snorkel. We enjoy morning coffee/peaceful reading, and evening margaritas & sunsets on our lanai. We like to grill & eat dinner at the pool enclosure in the evening. It's a great time to meet other vacationers, and share experiences & activities others vacationers and hear about all the activities they have participated in - then take a refreshing dip in the pool after dinner!!


Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 692 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk in shower
  • Step in shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New sofa converts to queen size bed.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The unit is decorated with rich colors and in a Hawaiian motif. There are beautiful ceramic tile floors from the dining and living room onto the lanai. Ceiling fans are located in the dining/living room and bedroom. Included is a large, granite tiled step-in shower. We provide beach chairs, towels, matts, a beach umbrella and cooler to take snacks/drinks to the beach.


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Affordable, clean, across street from Kam II beach, NO ADDED FEES
average rating of 4.642857 based on 14 reviews
Surrey, BC Canada

Wonderful Hawaiian Holiday

  • 5 of 5

John and Faye were wonderful hosts with excellent communication. The unit had everything you need for a relaxing stay! Everything was fantastic and we look forward to staying again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always happy when our guests have a great vacation at our condo in Kihei Akahi. Thank you for your comments, we appreciate your feedback. Mahalo, John and Faye
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  • 5 of 5

Had a fabulous time as always

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your review. Thank YOU for being such a loyal renter over the years!!
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  • 5 of 5

Thank you for letting us enjoy this little piece of paradise! Everything we needed was there, and more. This beautiful condo stays incredibly cool without turning on the AC, and sitting on the balcony is very peaceful. We will forever remember the amazing time we had here!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathryn, thank you so much for your comments. So happy that you had a great Holiday on Maui. Mahalo, John & Faye Hutchings
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Pitt Meadows BC Canada

happy in paradise

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay in this condo. It is well kept and in a very central location. Grounds are beautifully maintained and clean. Have stayed here many times before and find it to be excellent value for the price. Faye always makes booking so stress free. I loved looking out at the ocean from the lanai while sipping my morning tea.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing out condo for your holiday, and we hope you created many memories from your stay on Maui! We appreciate your comments & feedback. Mahalo, John and A. Faye
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Not What It Seems

  • 1 of 5

One week prior to arriving at this condo, I was emailed that there were electrical problems with a circuit breaker, and that the washing machine sometimes did not work. Faye had apologized for this issue and I said no problem thanks for letting me know. Upon arrival, there was a problem with a circuit breaker tripping. Microwave did not work, washing machine worked after circuit was tripped. Faye sent out an electrician to look at the problem. Thereafter washing machine worked and mircrowave. What concerned me was the dryer. It smelled after gas when opening, and made a very loud noise, and did not shut off at end of cycle. Again, Faye apologized, and we agreed to partial refund for the inconvience of drying my clothes on the lanai On 8/25/2013 Faye emailed me that I would receive back for a refund. Which was basically nothing. She claims that I departed the unit and left it in "filth", and also claims I traveled with more than 2 expected occupants and therefore is penalizing me. I was also told I was the worst tenant she has ever had. Upon departure I spoke with the cleaning company she uses, and asked them if I met their specifications for leaving the unit in good condition. Yes they said. All garbage removed, dirty linens placed in one pile, swept, all food items removed from frigerator. Swept floors and wiped down bathroom sink. Loaded dishwasher. Turned off lights, electricity. I believe I was told all of this as an excuse to not refund my money for the broken applicance that was not either repaired or replaced in the 4 weeks that I stayed at this unit. This unit was partially maintained. While it looked remodeled and updated the washer and dryer were very old 20+ yrs. I would not recommend this property to no one.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very responsive owners. Our focus has always been to maintain our rental condo to the same standards we would want for ourselves. We love spending time at our condo, as do our family and friends. Approximately 75% of our bookings are return renters, most returning every year. Our VRBO ad accurately represents our condo. I’m happy to report that the circuit breaker issue was resolve swiftly & easily by an electrician – the microwave had been moved, and plugged into wrong outlet, causing overload. Upon failure of the dryer (not the washer), we purchase a new stacking unit immediately, unfortunately, there was a 4-6 week wait on the dryer. As to the negative renter, I addressed all of Christine’s issue in an email to her. She was, indeed, an extremely difficult person. She harassed me via numerous emails, and phone calls. The staff of the Kihei Akahi Manager’s Office indicated to us that she visited their office often to issue a complaint. She made several totally inappropriate requests of my cleaning service staff. Upon Christine’s departure, my cleaning service charged three times the normal cleaning fee to restore the unit to a rentable condition.
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Matthews, North Carolina

Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a perfect 2 week stay at Faye and John's wonderful condo. They were so helpful and made booking their place totally stress free. Everything is just as pictured and has all the comforts of home. This is our 3rd trip to Maui and this is the most cozy place we've stayed. I especially appreciated having a washer, dryer to use. The Kihei Akahi property is quiet, well maintained and the landscaping is beautiful. We are avid snorklers and were pleased to discover that some of the best snorkeling is right across the street (Kamaole II)!! What really excited us is that you can often see sea turtles there along with the beautiful fish. There are some wonderful restaurants and shopping just a block away. We did everything from hiking at IAO to driving the Hana hwy and so much more!! We couldn't have asked for a more perfect vacation. The only complaint we have is having to leave. Thank you so much Faye and John for the use of your wonderful little piece of heaven. I hope to go back in the near future and have the pleasure of staying here again. I absolutely reccomend staying here. Aloha and mahalo.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Fred's Mexican Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Restaurant
Fred's Mexican, Moose McGillycudy's, 808 Bistro
Nearest Beach
Kamaole II
Nearest Point of Interest
Restaurant - Fred's
Nearest Point of Interest
Restaurant - Moose McGillycuddy's

Located within approximately 15 minute drive to Maui Ocean Center.


Rates & Availability

Kihei Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Dec 15 2016 - Apr 14 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Rates noted are for double occupancy. Add $10/per night for additional adults/teens, $5/per night, per child (12 & under). Renter will be charged additional flat rate of $95 for bookings of 4 nights or less. The one-time fee will cover cleaning costs & Manager's (Office) fee.

We are unable to accept credit cards. We accept personal checks - US Dollars. From Canadian travelers, we must have a bank cheque - US Dollars. A $200 deposit is required to hold your reservation, with the balance due 30 days prior to your travel date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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