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GREAT VALUE for a couple~ OCEAN VIEWS & short drive to HAPUNA & MAUNA KEA BEACH

Bedrooms 1
Space 554 sq ft
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

1-bedroom Ohana Harmony unit

Hawaii Tax ID: GE/TA - 087-115-1616-01

Manaharmony Big Island is a 3-acre property located in Kohala Estates on the beautiful Kohala coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, merely 4 miles north of Kawaihae harbor. The house has two wings - the main house and the in-law wing. Ohana Harmony is the in-law wing of the property. It is a custom-designed and built home which was completed in August 2016. The entire property has an expansive view of the ocean as well as the majestic Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, and Hualalai mountains. Spencer, Mauna Kea, Hapuna, and Waialea Bay beaches, as well as Puako Beach Drive are all within 5-8 miles of the property. The town of Waimea (Kamuela), Mauna Lani resort, and Waikoloa Beach Resort are 20 minutes away, providing ample choices of restaurants, grocery shopping, and resort lifestyle. Two scuba dive companies along with kayak and ocean tour operators operate their boats within a 10-20 minutes driving distance from the property. The area is considered to be the drier area of the island, receiving trade winds which keep the sky relatively clear from vog (volcanic fog). Star-gazing on the night skies free of light pollution, whale-watching through binoculars during the whale season, watching the moon rise over Mauna Kea, or being awe-inspired by the light of dawn coinciding with the moon set over the ocean are some of other magical experiences you can enjoy from the comfort and peace of the beautiful lanai of Ohana Harmony.

This is the listing of the in-law wing of the house - the Ohana Harmony unit at the ManaHarmony property. We take great care in the property design and house rules for peace and privacy of our guests. Please check the other listing of Manaharmonyhawaii at for the photos and information if you have any concerns about privacy or need bigger space.

Ohana Harmony at Manaharmony Hawaii

-One-bedroom suite with a spacious living area and a pocket door separating the bedroom area.

-Outdoor bistro table and chairs and a daybed on the lanai

-Kitchenette with a bar sink, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, refrigerator, dinnerware and drinkware for two persons.

-Weber BBQ with additional side burner below the lanai.

-Queen bed and closet

-En-suite bathroom with a soaking tub/shower

-Dedicated washer/dryer on the lanai

-No A/C. Ceiling fans in every room including bathrooms and lanais.

-Cable TV and internet access, smart TV which can be linked to a laptop (not provided) via HDMI cable/mini displayport/ HDMI adaptor

-Easy-carry scuba gear rinsing and drying area

-Outdoor shower with ocean view next to the ohana clothesline

-NO access to the pool unless booked together with Hale Mana.

-Share 1 parking space on the left side of driveway. Additional parking off the street along the cul-de-sac.

House Rules

Your reservation is not confirmed until the rental agreement is signed. By signing the rental agreement, you accept the rules and expectations specified in the agreement in its entirety. The followings are the highlights of the most important rules for your safety, peace, and comfort. Violation will result in the termination of rental agreement, immediate termination of occupancy, and the complete forfeit of the rental fees and/or security deposit.

-2 guests maximum.

-No pets allowed.

-Absolutely no-smoking/no-vaping anywhere indoors or out/around the property

-No access to the pool, unless booked together with Hale Mana

-No party or gathering of any kind without advanced approval from owner/manager

-We respect and honor our neighbors. No loud noises or loud music please.

-The Big Island is world-famous for stargazing and night skies. To reduce the light pollution on the island, please keep the use of outside lights to a minimum. Do not leave the outside light on overnight.

-Due to trade winds and occasional appearances of gusty rogue winds which gift us with more days of clear blue skies and relatively clear air from vog (volcanic fog) in North Kohala than other parts of the island,

1. please hang dry and pin your items only on designated clotheslines, not on furnitures, or lanai railings;

2. do not leave unattended belongings outside;

3. we do not provide wine glasses; and

4. do not stand against the winds. In wind gusts, stay low to the ground.

-By making the booking at the property, you acknowledge the fact that the property has two separate rental units. You have reviewed the photos and the floor plan showing the privacy perspective from both units and you accept the level of privacy or the lack thereof during your stay.

Safety Notice and Disclosure

Our desire is to provide our guests with the authentic experience of living Big Island which includes the reverence and preservation of this sacred land. We have tried to preserve the natural features of the land as much as possible in the design of the home. Equally, we care deeply about the safety of our guests, therefore we earnestly disclose safety notice for your serious considerations and we strongly urge you to make the best judgment about the suitability of the property for the safety of your party before making a reservation.

The ohana unit is built on a steep hillside of natural loose rocks and soil. Every lanai (covered deck and balcony) has cable railing built to code and a 5-15 feet drop onto loose rock steep slopes. The 10-feet drop stone wall is next to the BBQ and outdoor shower. The outdoor shower area is edged by steep slope with loose rocks. There is absolutely no space for children to run around

Based on the location of the building structure, the topography and natural terrain of the land, we respectfully declare that in our opinion the property is not a suitable space for guests under the age of 14. Minors of all ages must be supervised by adults at all time. The renters must take full responsibility for the safety of your party, especially minors, if you decide to book despite our disclosure of safety concerns for minors. You will be asked to sign a liability waiver as part of the rental agreement.

More Details

Mary Fox and 2Papayas team
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Mary Fox and 2Papayas team

Somtida A Salim, property owner

Aloha mai e guests, My name is Somtida A Salim. Please call me A. (You got it right. Pronounce it just like the letter A.) On behalf of ManaHarmony and my manager, Mary Fox and 2Papayas team, thank you for your interest in my beloved piece of the paradise. I fell in love with the Big Island in 2001 after having visited Kauai, Oahu, and Maui on a look-see trip searching for a home. After seeing the Kohala Coast of the Big Island, I have called it my home ever since. Before investing my heart and soul in the ManaHarmony house, I had remodeled one near-ocean house and built another oceanfront home on the Kohala Coast. My two children have grown up learning to swim in this ocean. Manaharmony is the latest manifestation of my love and appreciation for the island and my years of collective experiences making a home on this land in paradise. My property manager and I hope that we get a chance to welcome you to our beautiful home. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. Mahalo nui loa.

Mary Fox and 2Papayas team purchased this guest house in 2014

Why Mary Fox and 2Papayas team chose Kamuela

Peaceful and tranquil retreat in close proximity to beaches, ocean activities, towns, and resort lifestyle.

What makes this guest house unique

Panoramic mountain and ocean views. The weather. Short driving distance to some of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Local residential area. Privacy, peace and quiet. Live like a local.


Kamuela Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 554 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Access bathroom from the bedroom. Shower over soaking tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Pocket doors separate the bedroom from the living area.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Post-departure cleaning only.


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GREAT VALUE for a couple~ OCEAN VIEWS & short drive to HAPUNA & MAUNA KEA BEACH
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Kohala Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at Ohana Harmony.. great for two people looking for peace, quiet and relaxation on the Kohala Coast. Perfect location for bird enthusiasts too!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Amazingly beautiful! Place has everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have been happier with my stay! Peaceful with beautiful views of the ocean. Will definitely book here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Portland, OR

Just right!

  • 5 of 5

This cute and complete house was great for the 2 of us. Very private even with close neighbors. Very clean. Very well equipped. Close to all our favorite beaches. We would rent again!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful family property! Outstanding views of 3 mountains and ocean. We had smaller 1 Bedroom and our daughter stayed in connecting 2 bedroom. All was beautifully maintained inside and out. We will definitely return!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best location on the island for a peaceful visit

  • 5 of 5

Away from but accessible to the crowds of Kona, this lovely place is tucked in the hills about 20 min from Waimea. A perfect base for a peaceful and connected visit away from the hectic modern world.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely Ohana with great ocean views

  • 4 of 5

We watched this house being built when we visited the Big Island last. It was a delight to stay there this year. The unit was clean and well maintained. The deck seating and interior seating were very comfortable. We appreciated the Brita pitcher for filtered water. I only have two things I would change. First, I would like a reading lamp in the living room. After being out all day I like to relax in the evening with a good book. The lighting was not good for reading. The second thing was the bed mattress was really firm. I have a very firm mattress at home but my firm mattress has a memory foam pad on top that makes it really comfortable. Your mattress was hard. I never slept well. I didn't think there was a mattress too firm for me but this one was. Thank you for the chance to comment.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Car: necessary

In the neighborhood of Kawaihae and Kohala Estates


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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