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Hololani Ocean Front, Lahaina, Maui, on the Beach! 10% discount for 10 nights +

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Ocean front condo with spectacular sunsets, and a great place to watch the whales frolic during whale season.

This condo has been extensively remodeled with updated kitchen and baths, plantation shutters on all windows, granite in kitchen, maple cabinets, washer and dryer, assigned underground parking, pool with barbeque area, beautiful beach, and within walking distance to restaurants and shops.

Play some of Maui's finest championship golf courses only a few miles away at Kapalua and Kaanapali. Visit the quaint old town of Lahaina where there are shops, restaurants and a harbor where you can take a whale watching boat or arrange a charter for deep sea fishing for the big ones.

You won't want to leave the condo's oceanfront lanai where you can watch dolphins spinning, sea turtles bobbing and even an occasional monk seal will swim by. The view from your private oceanfront lanai of the islands of Lanaii and Molokai, awesome double rainbows and a million stars at night will leave you with memories of Maui you won't soon forget.

Hawaii Tax ID. No. W01829430-01

Keywords: Condominium, Lahaina, Maui, Beach Front.

More Details

Doug Brenton
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2017

About Doug Brenton

We retired from our careers in the San Francisco bay area and moved to our condo in Maui with a plan to stay for two years and then return to the California foothills.

Rotating between Maui and our motor home in California allowed our regular renters to continue to use our condo and gave us an opportunity to visit the U.S, Canada, and Alaska. We have since located in the Sierra foothills where we tend to our orchard trees, Zinfandel grapevines, vegetable and rose garden. At the end of the growing season we are back to Maui for our sunset fix. Our Emile is and phone number is 530 647-0476

Doug Brenton purchased this condo in 1999

Why Doug Brenton chose West Maui

Having lived in California all of our lives, we’ve had easy and inexpensive access to Hawaii. We have traveled to all of the Hawaiian Islands since 1968, and found the West Maui area to be the best sunset location with the islands of Lanai and Molokai bracketing the sunset.

We were thrilled to find our fifth floor Hololani oceanfront condo with the view over the top of the palm trees. There is no place that we have traveled in the world that compares with the area’s beauty and it is easy and inexpensive access.

What makes this condo unique

During whale season (November to May), we can’t go more than a few minutes without seeing whales from of our oceanfront Lanai. The other months of the year we are always entertained with the barge and cruise ship traffic, and the kite-boards and wind surfers flying over the waves. We recommend that our guests travel with binoculars because there is always something to see from our oceanfront lanai.

Our condo is located near good restaurants, world class golf courses, shopping, hiking, all kinds of water sports and spectacular views from all around the island. The trip to Hana and up to Haleakala are a must. Our best day in Maui is sitting on the lanai reading a good book and watching the sparkling waves as the sun moves across the sky. With any luck we’ll see spinning dolphins, monk seals, huge sea turtles or flying fish frolicking in the Pacific.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A few women friends, relatives, and I rented this condo to celebrate my reaching the half century mark. The location is everything. Beautiful sunsets with blazing tiki torches in the foreground, grilled fresh fish, and IZ on the CD player all made for nearly perfect evenings. The lullaby of the ocean as you drift off to sleep was the best part. The condo is very well equipped and tastefully decorated. Doug and Linda are a pleasure to rent from. This is a great value.
May 2007
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can convert into king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) Can convert twins to a double, Twin or Single Beds (1) These can be converted into a king size bed on request., Baby Cribs (1) Available on request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Shoji sliding doors have been replaced with solid bedroom wall providing a true two bedroom condo. Only Hololani condo with this modification.


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Hololani Ocean Front, Lahaina, Maui, on the Beach! 10% discount for 10 nights +
average rating of 4.894737 based on 33 reviews
Rockwall, TX

Nice condo, great views

  • 4 of 5

We loved our time on Maui and the accommodations at Hololani A502 were great. The ocean front views, from our lanai, were amazing and it was so relaxing to go to sleep, each night, to the sound of the waves lapping against the shore. The condo had more than enough room for my wife, two teenaged daughters and me. The recently upgraded kitchen was perfect for our needs. We prepared breakfast, in the condo, most mornings and made use of the bar-b-cue grills, by the pool, to cook dinner a couple of nights.

The weather was a bit warm for a couple of days, during our stay, and the lack of air conditioning was a bit uncomfortable, but all-in-all, the other positives outweighed the two nights of warm sleeping. The only other negative was that the beach in front of the property was washed away and replaced with large erosion control bags. We could not access the beach from this property.

However, the location of the condo is perfect, with short drives to the more popular beaches plus local stores and restaurants. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hololani Condo A502

  • 5 of 5

This lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo is on direct oceanfront with views of Molokai and Lanai'i. Because we were visiting during the whaling season, we saw whales jumping and giant sea turtles swimming daily along the ocean shore from the spacious lanai. From the lanai we enjoyed the tradewinds and in the evening the most breathtaking Maui sunsets. The condo is tastefully decorated and has a full, well stocked kitchen for the convenience of making meals and enjoying them on the lanai. There is an oceanfront pool with a lovely pool deck and barbecues available for use. Hololani Condominiums are located in the area of Kahana where there are grocery stores, beach shops, restaurants and services conveniently located. Lahaina, the historic whaling village is 8 miles south where one can enjoy it's history, restaurants, ocean excursions, shopping and entertainment. I would recommended this property to friends and we will certainly rent this property again when we return to Maui.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great visit

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at Doug & Linda Brenton's condo. It was extremely hot but Doug had provided fan that helped. The condo was very well equipped for my family of 4. Thanks again for all the brochures and information provided!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maui condo

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this beautiful beachfront condo could not have been any better. The condo was immaculate when we arrived, with a breathtaking view of the ocean. The well stocked kitchen satisfied our every need. The owner, Doug, provided a lovely package of information about all the best restaurants, deals and activities in the local area and around the island. It was so helpful to have this information for review in preparing for our trip. Doug was great to work with, accessible, and super helpful as we planned our trip. Our favorite thing he recommended was Warren and Annabell's Magic Show. Fun comedy, great setting, and completely different than any show we had ever seen!

We look forward to our next visit, and thank you, Doug, for all the special perks and info you provided. We loved it and plan to return to your beautiful Maui condo every year, as long as we are able. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

My sister and some friends stayed here and had a wonderful time. Decided this would be a great birthday present for my sisters 65th. Most of the group had never been to Maui, so staying in Hololani was a great choice. The location of condo is super-right on beach, complex only has 64 units, 32 in each bldg.-very quaint and quiet. Views from balcony are super-Lanai to left and Molokai to the right. Fully furnished and kitchen fully equipped. Need to keep doors & windows open to get nice trade-wind breeze. Nice walking along the beach or just swimming in pool. Close to local shopping areas, easy to get around, either by walking to Kahana shopping center, which has a McDonald's, local coffee shop, pubs, etc. I'd recommend getting a car and drive around the island. recommend taking a Hana tour and let the professionals do the driving. Great location. Very nice vacation condo, highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place.....

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and another couple rented this Hololani Condo from Doug.

It is directly on the beach. The pictures displayed on VRBO are the actual views you will have.

The condo is well equipped and nicely decorated. One bedroom is on the ocean side, one is on the street side.

We kept the doors and windows open at all times and a nice breeze was always blowing through.

The surf in front of the condo was always filled with surfers and paddleboarders. The beach is extra soft due to the large, coarse grains of sand----not at all like the fine sand I am accustomed to in Florida---but that wasn't a negative, just different.

We stayed for a week and explored the entire island. We stayed busy, snorkelling at Kapalua, Honolua and other bays, all within minutes of the condo. We took a boat to Molokini, but honestly, even though it was nice, just looking at the tropical fish at Honolua Bay was better. We saw and swam near a turtle at Kapalua for about 10 minutes.....he wasn't afraid, but we kept our distance anyway.

This condo is located in an area with ample stores and activity, but not so much activity that I would deem it to be too touristy. You can enjoy yourself on your own beach area if you like---it doesn't appear to be visited by outsiders.

The Old Lahaina Luau was booked......they recommended we visit the Feast at LeLe, which we did. The show and food was great....well worth the $125 per person.

We got up early one morning for the sunrise at Haleakala followed by a bike ride down---at our own pace. The condo is about an hour and fifteen minutes away from where you meet the biking company so we had to get up early to meet them. I recommend you do this on your first day there while you are still on east coast will make it easier for you! Highly recommended.

We had a rental car and drove all over Maui, all along the coast line. I forget the name of the highway, but the coastal highway around the northwest corner is pretty nice. Nice cliff drop views, several places where the road goes down to one lane. To me, this was prettier than the Hana Highway, but that's just my two cents. The Pilani Highway, which is the southern part of the island, is pretty remote too and equally beautiful.

The island is full of sandy beaches. Lots of activities. Used boogieboards at "slaughterhouse", 10 min. from condo.

Owner was awesome to work with--great communicator. Would rent from again & highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Maui Airport (OGG)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kapalua & Kaanapli
Nearest Restaurant
Walk To
Nearest Beach
On Property
Car: necessary

Whale Watching from your own Private Oceanfront Lanai


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & Linen Fee $256 + Tax
Damage Waver Fee $45 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.41%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.