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Historic Residence With Views From Manoa Valley To Diamond Head And Waikiki

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Historic Residence Surrounded By Rainforest, Views!

This Historic Residence was built in 1907. It is a two-story solid redwood house, (both exterior and all interior walls are redwood plank--not reproducible today) with a unique craftsman style design. It sits on a steeply sloped lot, has a cruciform design plan, and a hipped roof. The interior features a brick fireplace, board and batten walls and ceilings, completely updated kitchen, solid teak floors, and bracketed window sills with woodwork detail not seen in modern houses. This house has been perfectly restored. The kitchen has been completely redesigned with new appliances this year and gas cooktop island looking out on Diamond Head.

The Historic Residence is an officially recognized historic home, and was a summer get away from the heat at sea level in days before air conditioning. It remains on a near 3 acre, wooded lot in a conservation district surrounded by well maintained hiking trails. The house is significant as an early example of a craftsman style residence in Hawaii and was the childhood home of a Honolulu heiress, who was an actress who appeared in “Magnum, P.I.” and the original “Hawaii Five-0” series. One of the owners was a prime minister for the Nation of Hawaii under the monarchy. The two-story home is called “with the soaring birds,” because it’s located so high up the mountain. The world-famous songbird, the "shama" can be heard every day. Native koa and ohio lehua trees abound. Views include the entire Manoa Valley, Diamond Head, Waikiki and Kahala. One can watch both sunrise and sunset over the ocean from within the house.

TAT #W00732888-01

More Details

Property Manager
Ingrid Carvalho
Member since: 1998
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017


Makiki - Lower Punchbowl - Tantalus House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full size sofa bed
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Nearest Airport
11.5 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Beach
7.1 Miles
Waikiki Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Makiki - Lower Punchbowl - Tantalus House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.96%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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