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Bedrooms Studio
Space 500 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Studio with queen bed & futon, kitchenette & open beam ceiling. Ocean view.

** LEGAL **

Permit # BBPH 2016/0002

The JAWS Studio

The upstairs studio offers 500 sq. ft. interior with spacious cathedral ceilings, large living room/dining area; kitchenette with fridge and coffee maker, beautiful custom tiled shower room, ceiling fan and ocean views. Queen size bed plus a futon sofa bed (sleeps 2 adults and 2 children), internet TV and complimentary WIFI. Shared washer and dryer.

The adjoining studio (the Ho'okipa studio) and house (Villa Maui) are rented separately, but either one or both can be rented together with the JAWS studio to increase the capacity up to 8 adults and 8 kids

Centrally located in Haiku, it is a short 5 minute walk to the Pauwela Cannery, home to the delicious "Baked on Maui" cafe, many famous surfboard shapers and the headquarters of Goya windsurfing. A few minutes drive brings you to Haiku "town" center, with several great restaurants and food trucks, a post office and a well-appointed grocery store. Drive 10 minutes along the coast and you will arrive at Ho'okipa Beach park (where you can watch - or ride - some of the biggest waves on the island), and the the old plantation town of Paia. Or you can head upcountry to the more relaxed paniolo (cowboy) town of Makawao.

Villa Maui is a family friendly home in a quiet neighborhood of Haiku - we look forward to helping you enjoy a peaceful and relaxing stay here.

More Details

Jamie & Olga Betham
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Jamie & Olga Betham

We have lived on Maui for 15 years, having left our native UK and Spain in favor of the warm water and ideal climate that Maui has to offer. In 2003 we set up and opened Cafe Mambo in Paia which quickly became a favorite "go to" spot for locals and visitors alike, and we extend that same hospitality to you here in the Jaws studio. Living right next door, we welcome you to our home and will be happy to offer any advice you might need during your stay here.

Jamie & Olga Betham purchased this studio in 2013

Why Jamie & Olga Betham chose Haiku-Pauwela

Situated on about 2 acres of open land in Haiku, buying this home allowed us to explore the idea of creating a self-sufficient style of living. The home runs on filtered catchment water and PV solar electricity, and has enough space for growing vegetables and raising chickens. Take a stroll down to the bluff and listen the East Kuiaha stream rushing through the gulch below, while enjoying the unobstructed view of the ocean and you will understand why we fell in love with this property.


Haiku-Pauwela Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Studio - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • One studio which can sleep 2 adults (queen bed) and 2 children (futon sofa bed)
  • Television ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews

Outstanding overall property!

  • 4 of 5

I regret not meeting the owners of this really nice and clean place. They were great to deal with through email and text; timely and accommodating with responses.The only thing we didn't like is trying to find the turn in to the street at night...really dark and no lights. Other than that we loved it!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean and airy studio

  • 4 of 5

We had a great 9 day stay at the Jaws studio around the holidays. It is definitely the cleanest house we have ever rented in our times coming to Maui. No bugs or lizards at all. High ceilings and lots of windows gave the studio a lot of air and light. The kitchen is limited, which is the only reason for 4 stars instead of 5. A small microwave would’ve made it 5. Everyone was very nice and it is definitely a family vibe, not a party house. We really dig Haiku. Baked on Maui is right around the corner, and Haiku town is just a three hairpin turn 5 minute drive - totally enjoyed Nuka, Colleen’s, the Kombucha place, the market.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice, clean & friendly

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home and area. Good location in Haiku. Owners were attentive.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the light & open windows

  • 4 of 5

Really wish we could have stayed longer. Just need to remember that kitchen facilities are very limited. Eat out and bring drinking water.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach house feel

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful little beach house theme in Haiku with high vaulted ceilings - very relaxing. Comfortable bed and a few little essentials for reheating food. Neighbors are very hospitable, owner was great with follow up! Cozy little piece of heaven for 2 and very well kept!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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