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Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible couch in living area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Welcome to our Charming 1 acre Property with cottage . If you love the country and privacy, Kapahi is for you, complete with down home hospitality.

We're minutes away from Gorgeous Beaches, quaint Kapaa town and sweet Mom and Pop boutiques of all kinds. We are half way between the North and South shores making trips easy. Your Sweet Private Cottage has all the makings of old Hawaii.

The entryway has been stamped with local ferns and palms. Around the corner is your private custom lanai, complete with hot outdoor shower, jetted tub, teak table and chairs, lounge chair and outdoor gas barbecue on beautiful farm raised ipe wood decking.

We do as the Hawaiian's do and leave our shoes in a little cubby outside by the door. It is a wonderful custom, both respectful of the home and helps to keep the outside where it belongs. Come relax, in your home away from home.

This lovely custom home has bamboo floors through out. The kitchen has bamboo, cabinetry, counters and a pantry filled with complementary items and all the gourmet needs for fine cooking. An antique table seats 4. A plantation style sofa bed makes for a comfortable living space along with a matching bamboo chair, ottoman, Flat screen TV & Board Games.

Your bedroom has a queen size bed, teak armoire, love seat, night stand, dresser and lovely local hawaiian art work.

Your bathroom shower has a river rock floor & imported green slate walls. The early morning sun bathes the slate in gorgeos warm colors.

For your pleasure and relaxation, a massage table is available.

Off the kitchen, you'll find a shared Energy Star front loading washer & dryer. Using only organic suds that are provided for your use ~~

We have made every effort for our home to be ~~GREEN!!!~~ When building we used NO VOC paints & renewable bamboo flooring throughout. We used diatomaceous earth under the floor boards to help control pests. Only natural cleaning products are used to clean our home and these are available for your use. They include laundry soap, dishwashing liquid, organic cleaners, hand soap & natural toilet paper. Your table is set to use cloth napkins with bamboo placemats. Your bed linens are 100% organic as well as your bath towels. We provide these for your safety, as well as our planet. Our organic fruit trees and vegetable garden can be used during your stay when available. We recycle, compost and offer clean delicious filtered water from our Whole House Purfier.

This is a fragrance and smoke free home. Natural botanical's are fine. Please be sure to have your items completely free of these substances before your arrival.

You will love the many organic fruit trees including: coconut, avocado, sour sop, lime, papaya's, banana, surinam cherry, mango, orange, lemon,mt apple & noni, depending upon season. A hammock is available farther down the rolling lawn under 2 shady mango trees, where you can listen to the song of the river and waterfall, below the property. For the adventurous there is access to this beautiful secluded waterfall nestled between state land, where you can take the plunge into its remote pool. Numerous hiking trails nearby off our country roads that lead to more private pools & waterfalls.

*Please note* Living in the country, you may come into contact with mosquitoes and ants. We have a mosquito net and organic spray that work for most people.

Ants are attracted to food left out, sugar and water. We use a safe way to keep them away as best as we can*

We have adult and childrens bikes to explore nearby beaches and trails. Pack a picnic and you're off to see beautiful Kaua'i up close and personal !

Available for your use are Surf boards, Kayaks, Boogie Boards, Snorkel gear,Bikes,beach chairs, umbrellas, beach towels, Picnic supplies, badmitten, croquet and LOTS more. We also have a fire pit, which is great for relaxing by the warmth of the fire & listening to the cricket serenade!

Many spas are nearby. Indulge yourself in a facial, lomi lomi or salt scrub massage, acupuncture or a yoga class on the beach ! We are surrounded by some of the greatest healers in the world ! Many therapists will even make house calls!

We have two precious golden retrievers, 5 cats and a pet feral piggy . They all live happily outside. If you love dogs as we do, you are welcome to take them on a nearby hike. If you bring a stick or ball, you'll be friends for life!



A $200 (non-refundable) deposit (refunds after departure from cottage) is due at time of reservation at Hale Mala Pua, along with a $49 Property damage protection fee that protects the property up to $1500 during your stay. The balance of the rental fee, cleaning fee and taxes are due in full, 90 days prior to check in. Your security deposit will be returned within 2-3 days after departure.. If you plan to stay 10 nights or more, we ask for 50% down on the total, at time of booking. Rates based on 2 person occupancy. Add $10 per night/per person.Holiday fees apply, please inquire.



All rates are subject to a Hawaii Excise and Accommodations Tax

of 13.42%. (4.167% Hawaii Excise Tax AND (9.25% Hawaii transient accommodations tax).


Cancellation Policy:

The $200 deposit required to reserve Hale Mala Pul is non-refundable should you need to cancel for any reason. Cancelations made less than 60 days prior to arrival date will be refunded less the security deposit IF we are able to re-book the accommodation. The $49 Property damage protection fee will be returned as long as you haven't arrived here at Hale Mala Pua. This will be returned directly to you by the insurance company.


Mahalo for your interest in our sweet home away from home...

We know you'll bring back lots of great memories & will want to return again & again!

Keywords: Cottage, Homestay,Country,Private,Organic,

Garden, Fruit Trees, Animals,Farm

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  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
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Speaks english
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Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Property Reviews

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Private 1 Acre W/Charming Homestay by Waterfall Sleeps (2-4)
average rating of 4.967033 based on 101 reviews
Private 1 Acre W/Charming Homestay by Waterfall Sleeps (2-4)
+1 8086517217
Kapahi Kauai
Bozeman, MT


  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
My wife and I stayed at Hale Mala Pua for our honeymoon. It is SO absolutely gorgeous! As much as I rant and rave about this homestay it won't do any justice until you have stayed here! Hale Mala Pua was absolutely wonderful and romantic! My wife especially loved the jetted jacuzzi tub with all the bubbles! It was a perfect place to come home too after a day of going on adventures around Kaua'i! Hale Mala Pua was very clean and very private. The only time we saw Holly and Rick is when we actually sought them out to ask a question. My wife and I actually wish we could have seen Rick and Holly more as they are such lovely people! Truly, our lives are richer now knowing Holly and Rick and all the animals! We wish we could have stayed one more night just to take Rick up on his offer to have a bonfire and chat more! Rick and Holly have so much knowledge about the island and so much love for each of their guests! This love, kindness and respect shows itself throughout your stay and will definitely make an impact on you when you leave, leaving you feeling more enriched and blessed for having these amazing people in your life!
Hale Mala Pua was in an amazing location as well. We were only 10 minutes tops to the closest beach and the sports shack was such an amazing thing to have. I cannot tell you how much we saved not having to rent outdoor equipment for our activities! Such a huge bonus for anyone hoping to experience Kauai to the fullest!!!! The grounds are absolutely beautiful as well! It is so much more lush now, than the photos I am seeing while typing this review! SO BEAUTIFUL! Having the garden's was absolutely amazing too! I think we made orange juice every other day! SO GOOD! We could write pages and pages about how excellent our stay was at Hale Mala Pua! If you are considering vacationing in Kauai (for whatever reason) your search for a place to stay has ended! Don't hesitate and call Holly and Rick! You will not be disappointed in Hale Mala Pua!
Holly and Rick, we cannot thank you enough for such a wonderful honeymoon! We will recommend Hale Mala Pua to anyone and everyone who wants to vacation in Kauai. We will definitely be coming back (hopefully in the near future). We have felt like we have made lifelong friends and we cannot wait until we can see you and the animals again.

Much love and blessings to you all!!!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/4
Private 1 Acre W/Charming Homestay by Waterfall Sleeps (2-4)
+1 8086517217
Kapahi Kauai

Cozy cabin with awesome landlords

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
The Hale Mala Pua is an outstanding place to stay. You won`t be disappointed by the amenities and with the people leaving there.

We where greeted like if we were long time friends and they kept looking after us all week to make sure we were having a good time. Giving advice on where to go, what to go, where to eat, name it. You have so much more for your buck than staying in a condo/resort.

The place is loaded with high end features. Slate custom made shower, bamboo floor, bamboo counter, gas fired range, jetted outside tub, high end sink & faucet, ceiling fans, 1000$ mattress, coffee grinder, drawers in the bottom kitchen cabinet to slide the cooking tools out without effort and even chock absorber on the cabinet door hinges. (I`m shopping for those so I can add them in my kitchen right now!). Also outfitted with dimer on lighting and fans. You don't see these things in an hotel. The owner is a general contractor and it shows that he built the place like if he would live in it. Just like Jurassic Park, they didn`t spare the expenses.

Moreover, we had access to the mud room that has a gas fired dryer and front load wash machine. Here you go, you are covered. You can go every day to the beach with your pair of teenagers and dry those towels when it rain at night and pack light luggage because you can wash your clothes in the middle of the trip.

That was a complete stress relief therapy to stay with Holly and Rick and we got to understand what was Aloha about. We look forward to go back.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Private 1 Acre W/Charming Homestay by Waterfall Sleeps (2-4)
+1 8086517217
Kapahi Kauai
Manitoba, Canada

Lovely escape from winter!

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
We certainly enjoyed our 3 week stay at Hale Mala Pua! We arrived late in the evening but Holly greeted us warmly and had the place filled with gorgeous flowers, fresh fruit, candles and lovely music - a very welcoming atmosphere after a long travel day. The place was very clean, nicely decorated and filled with little "extras" such as condiments and staples in the fridge and cupboards, lots of bath and beach towels and extra bedding for the few days we had overnight guests. We enjoyed the private lanai with a great outdoor shower and jet tub. The grounds are lovely, the surrounding rainforest is stunning and we certainly loved the walk down to the nearby waterfall. One thing that had attracted us to stay there was the Sportshack filled with snorkel gear, boogie boards, and everything you would need for the beach which was wonderful and for our exclusive use. Thanks Holly and Rick for sharing your gorgeous place with us!
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Private 1 Acre W/Charming Homestay by Waterfall Sleeps (2-4)
+1 8086517217
Kapahi Kauai
Victoria BC

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
Our time at Hale Male Pua was fantastic. The cottage is perfect for a couple to retreat to after a busy day exploring the island. Everything we needed was there: the deck and jacuzzi tub is lovely, the bed is comfortable...not to mention the thoughtful touches with the decor throughout the cottage. The grounds are gorgeous and having fruit to pick from the trees was such a bonus. The sports shack was so nice - we had flippers, boogie boards, etc. to use at the beach without needing to bother with rentals. The location being on the east side was perfect- it was easy to travel north or south on any given day. Holly and Rick are wonderful hosts. We came to Kauai to get married and honeymoon, and Hale Mala Pua was the perfect place for us. We are so glad we chose this place to stay and are looking forward to coming to visit again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Private 1 Acre W/Charming Homestay by Waterfall Sleeps (2-4)
+1 8086517217
Kapahi Kauai
Red Deer Alberta Canada

MCS Friendly & Everything You need Included

MCS Friendly & Everything You need Included
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
This is the second time for staying at this cottage. Hard to say what my favorite thing about it is from the chlorine free jetted tub on the private lanai, smoke and fragrance free environment, eating fresh organic papayas and avocados from their orchard to sleeping in organic bedding in a super comfy bed. You can pack light as there are washer, dryer, beach bags, towels, snorkel gear, beach chairs, umbrellas etc. all provided.The kitchen is well stocked, great bbq on deck and lots of coolers, ice packs, Tupperware containers etc. to pack up lunches. There is a 24/7 Safeway in Kapaa before driving up to the house but don't buy any condiments as other guests have left lots to sample and just leave your new finds when you leave for others to do the same. We found we liked Poipu Beach best for swimming and snorkeling and the Country Kitchen has a great breakfast with the freshest ingredients and decent price. There is a Pizza buffet at Brick Oven Pizza on Thursday nights and the local markets are wonderful too. We love the location of this place, the hospitality of the hosts and the feeling of really getting away and relaxing. You can travel all around the Island having different adventures and then return to this piece of paradise.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Kuhio Hwy
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Kealia Beach
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Wailua Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
East SIde Restaurant
Car: necessary

Tropical Weddings Available on our 1 acre property and anywhere else. Very Affordable !

Please ask for details!

I can help you plan your wedding and have many items available, such as a lovely bamboo wedding canopy, Vintage, Shabby Chic, Rustic, Classic & Elegant Decor for a beautiful wedding, just the way you want.

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Additional information about rental rates

Non-Ref Security Deposit/returned after departure $200.00
Cleaning Fee $100.00 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49.00
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes Rate based on 2 people. Add $10 per person per night.
A *non-refundable $200 security deposit secures your reservation but is returned within 7 days after departure.
Cancellation Policy:Cancelations made less than 60 days prior to arrival date will be refunded less the security deposit only IF we are able to re-book.
Holiday fees apply, please inquire.
Animals allowed, please inquire.
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Kapahi Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Mountain View ...
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Backpack
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Living Area
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Oven ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1 bathroom in your cottage with shower, toilet and sink. 1 bathroom in laundry room with shower, toilet and sink. The lanai has an outdoor hot shower as well as a jetted tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed (1) Made with organic sheets sets, blanket & coverlet. Mattress has pillow topper. Very comfy. Sleep knowing you are surrounded by safe bedding for you and the environment.For extra people, we have a foldable queen size futon that is super comfy.For babies, we have a co-sleeper with all accessories,including organic sheets and blankets. Light wt stroller,booster seat and more. We also have a very comfortable queen sofa bed that sleeps two.
  • Video Library ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Raft
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • forests
  • coin laundry
  • reefs
  • waterfalls
  • festivals
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • winery tours
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • shopping
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • shelling
  • boating
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • equestrian events
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • basketball court
  • racquetball
  • fishing
  • golf
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
Our Sport Shack has everything you could want and includes: Long and Short Surf Boards, Boogie Boards, Kayaks with all Accessories, Wave Rider, Snorkel Gear,Bikes for adults and children, Beach Chairs, Umbrellas, Grass Mats, Beach Bags, Picnic Baskets w/Supplies, Coolers, Ice Packs. Beach Toys , Volley ball, Badmitton,Croquet, Soccer ball, Basket ball, football ,soft ball ,Kites, Solar Shower, bike rack, surf board rack, kayak racks and SO much More ! Also Included: Awesome Massage Table.
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