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In the Heart of Kailua-Kona. Ocean View. Walk to Beaches, Restaurants and Shops!

Bedrooms 2
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 16 nights


About the property

Two Bedroom, One Bath, Fully Equipped Kitchen. Lanai with Ocean View!

This is your home away from home. A cozy, newly remodeled, two bedroom, one bath condo located two blocks from the ocean in the Heart of downtown Kailua-Kona.

The second story location affords views of the ocean, mountain side, and Kailua Town, while catching the cool ocean breezes. On the extra warm days, the air-conditioner will help you chill out.

The living area has a sofa, two chairs with ottomans, and a coffee table, with a view onto the lanai and the blue Pacific beyond.

Relax on the lanai with your morning coffee, evening cocktail, or any mealtime (actually, anytime you'd like).

The living room and main bedroom both have flat screen TVs. A DVD player and an assortment of DVDs are provided for your viewing pleasure.

You will find a roomy king size bed in main bedroom, along with a dresser and full mirrored closet doors. Just outside are colorful, flowering Plumeria trees, and ocean breezes waft through your open window.

The second bedroom offers a queen size bed, also with dresser and full mirrored closet doors, and a tropical garden view.

There are ceiling fans throughout the home, including the kitchen, which is usually all you'll need to stay cool.

A fully equipped kitchen, and super markets within walking distance, will allow you to dine in, saving you both time and money that you can spend, instead, on your Island Adventures.

The bathroom has a large walk-in shower with a bench seat. We encourage you to save water and shower with a friend!

A short walk through the nicely landscaped grounds will lead you to the pool pavilion, where you can swim, or relax in a lounge chair, working on your Hawaiian tan. Here, you will also find picnic tables and a gas BBQ for grilling your freshly caught Ahi steaks.

Because you're so close to everything, you won't even need to rent a car until you're ready to go off and explore the rest of the Island. In less than a five minute walk, you've reached beautiful, historic, Kamakahonu ('the turtle eye') Beach. The calm waters make this a safe spot for both children and adults alike. It's a popular beach with snorkeling and kayaking and you can rent such equipment right there. Adjacent to the beach is the Kailua Pier, the jump off point for several boating tours. From here you can also stroll down Ali'i Drive, which is lined with shops, galleries, restaurants, museums, night clubs, farmer's market, parks, and more beaches.

The World Famous Kona Brewing Co. is also just a five minute walk away. They offer a variety of micro brews that you won't find in any store, often with live music, and a delicious menu for your dining pleasure.

Many people find Kailua Town offers enough activities to keep them entertained for several days of their vacation.

More Details

Property Manager
David and Elaine
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About David and Elaine

Elaine & Dave live on the Hilo side of the Big Island, two hours away from Kailua-Kona, in the lush rain forest. We enjoy an occasional get-a-way to the Kona side ourselves, the dry and sunny side of the Island. We raise Mediterranean Miniature Donkeys, Llamas, and Honey Bees. You'll get a chance to sample a complimentary jar of our Hawaiian Wild Flower Honey if you choose to stay at Hale Pono.

David and Elaine purchased this condo in 2014

Why David and Elaine chose Kona Coast

Not only is it in a great location, within walking distance of everything, but we are also able to offer it at a very affordable price. We've stayed at several local hotels ourselves and have found them expensive and inconvenient.

What makes this condo unique

Ocean and sunset views with ocean breezes. Near the route for the Ironman Triathlon. You can do without a car. Plus, you have the opportunity to interact with regular local people, if you choose.


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk in shower with bench seat
  • Walk-in shower. No tub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 1 has flat screen TV. An assortment of books in the closet you're welcome to take with you. Both Bedrooms have remote controlled ceiling light/fan.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

In the Heart of Kailua-Kona. Ocean View. Walk to Beaches, Restaurants and Shops!
average rating of 4.5 based on 22 reviews
So Ozone Park, NY

Best Location of all our stays in Kona.

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 3 stayed in the Hale Pono condo for 5 days and we really liked it

We visit the Big Island through the years & stayed in numerous places. Some on the beach, in town and as far as in Captain Cook. Each has its pros and cons but we like to be close to town but not have the noise. Usually stay in a studio/1 bedroom, but this time we needed an additional bedroom which the previous places don't offer. The Hale Pono is well situated & updated nicely with modern fans, kitchen & is located within the Palani Condo complex. It is close to the main strip, the Kona Brewery, shops, groceries, the shore, all within walking distance. The condo is on a 2nd floor. No elevator (so if you have alot of luggage, going up the 2 flight of stairs may be an issue). The complex itself is well maintained, has a communal pool & an outdoor grill but the beach is 2 blocks away & all the Hawaiian Onolicious foods in the area, I doubt one will use them. Its a two bdrm unit with full kitchen & a mini breakfast nook in place of a dining table. Free wi-fi as well. Each room & bdrms has remote control fans which keep the room cool. One AC in the living room. If it gets too hot, one can keep the bedroom door open & the AC cool eventually goes into the bdrms. The fans were fine. The lanai is accessible from the living room & offers a nice room of the ocean which is about 800 feet away. The unit is equipped with all sorts of beach stuff to use. Each bedroom has a large bed (quite comfy) & plenty of storage space. The rooms are average in size for the Kona area. They provide an outstanding visitors book with info of the Kona area. Not even the Marriot down the street has one. A free parking space is provides a parking place for free. We arrived and there was a scheduling cleaning issue & the room was not ready. (Usual housekeeper had an emergency) so the owners David and Elaine put us up in the Marriot down the block and personally came to address the issue themselves. Considering that they live across the island, I found that to be a really nice touch and dedication to their renters. The next morning we found the unit ready for use. I've stayed at the Marriot previously and even on the waterfront, the noise and the beds are nothing to praise. The Hale Pono on the other hand, the beds are way more comfy & the unit does not have the noise even being situated close to Palani road, plus it is a third of the price.

Only complaint is that we wish we would have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Convnient place, lovely home

  • 4 of 5

Our whole family enjoyed staying in this condo during our 5-day stay in Kona area. We could just walk 5 minutes to beaches, restaurants, and other places. It's close to everything, you name it. The condo is small, but we only come back to sleep anyway. I wish it has more beach gears, like surf boards, floating noodles, since we cannot pack those on the airplane. :(

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very enjoyable our houseimg was close to every thing so we could walk most of the time

  • 4 of 5

Every thing was very good

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Condo, Great location

  • 5 of 5

We were two couples staying together for a week. Found the condo to be roomy enough for us. Location is fabulous, short walk to the beach ,restaurants and shopping. Especially enjoyed the proximity to the Kona Brewing company which we found to be a great place for dinner. The lanai is a perfect spot to have morning coffee and watch sunsets in the evening. The condo is equipped with beach towels and umbrellas which we found very handy. Also local honey and coffee supplied by the owners was a very nice touch. Would definitely recommend this condo and would stay again. Stayed February 2017

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow - so much money, for so little

  • 1 of 5

We paid $A LOT for two weeks in this condo, and now that we've been and experienced the town and all it has to offer, realize it is WAY too much. This unit is in a complex that is falling apart. I drove up and couldn't believe I'd agreed to this high rate. Right on Palani, yes convenient, but with all it's traffic; right next to a Pizza Hut drive through! NOT the "island" experience you would expect. It was Kona week after all, so I knew there were no other options. The outside was a DUMP. Falling apart. The washer in the laundry overflowed and was gross. The unit is described as having a gourmet kitchen... but as it turns out no dishwasher. All the neighbors feed the ferel cats, who roam freely. There is no landscaping. The unit is nice inside, but the photos were obviously taken with a wide angle lens, as the place is TINY. And that lanai view of the ocean you see on VRBO? Don't believe it. Someone had a zoom lens. All you see is traffic, car repair, congestion. NOTHING that makes you feel like you're in paradise. Except the heat. And no AC in the bedrooms - only one tiny unit in living room for the whole place.. Tiny, overpriced, industrial strip mall feel - skip it! Entirely disappointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always disappointing to receive a negative review and we strive to meet expectations. Our rates for special events are higher than our normal rates, but still below average for the event. We think our description of the unit fairly and adequately describes the unit. It is locate in town, and yes, there are business nearby, the convenience factor of being in the heart of town. This review came in after the guest did not receive a complete damage deposit refund due to extra time being required to clean the unit after their stay. Included in the additional time was removal of used acupuncture needle and containers that were left scattered on the floor. We did not find out until after check out that the guests were conducting a business to perform massage/acupuncture for Ironman contestants. This is illegal in Hawaii without Hawaii licenses and permits.
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San Antonio TX USA

Comfortable, nice amenities, and in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this location very much. The condo is well equipped, is very comfortable and is in the perfect location for adventures both North and South on the Kona side. The owners are very nice and are easy to work with. We would recommend this condo for anyone wanting to visit the big island.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8.3 Miles
Kona International Airport at Keahole
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Kona Brewing Co.
Nearest Golf
7.4 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Queen Kaahumanu Hwy (Hwy 19, Hwy 11)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Quinn's Almost by the Sea
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Kamakahonu Beach
Car: recommended

Must see Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea Observatory Visitors Center, Waipio Valley Overlook, Old Hilo Town, South Point (most southern point in the United States)


Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Ironman 2017
Oct 2 2017 - Oct 17 2017
16 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Winter 2017-2018
Oct 18 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Unit Cleaning fee $90
Tax Rate 13.25%

50% down payment required at booking, balance due 30 days prior to arrive date. If booking within 30 days of arrival, full payment required.
Refundable Damage/Electric Deposit is addressed in the Rental Agreement. Please read the Rental Agreement prior to booking.
Hawaii GET# GE-045-855-5392-01 (General Excise Tax)
Hawaii TAT# TA-045-855-5392-01 (Transient Accommodations Tax)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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