HALE MOANA : 3 MINUTE (200 YARD) WALK TO KAILUA BEACH

Aloha and mahalo for your inquiry/booking!

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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HALE MOANA : 3 MINUTE (200 YARD) WALK TO KAILUA BEACH

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Spacious Studio, 1 bath, Sleeps 2

Hale Moana is a Non-Smoking studio nestled beneath two lovely shade trees with a 'treehouse' view. Our studio is cooled by refreshing island tradewinds and by the shade from our Monkeypod and Tamarind Trees.

Hale Moana has interior teak and bamboo furnishings which rest on a cool, quartzite slate tile floor. Private parking & entry to a 750+ square foot studio and lanai. The interior also has a vaulted ceiling with skylights and plenty of light throughout. Gas two-burner cooking inside and a gas BBQ grill outside. 39' TV. Wifi.

Once settled in at Hale Moana, you will be a few delightfully sandy paces to beautiful Kailua Bay and Kalama Beach with views of Flat island, the Mokulua islands (Moku Nui and Moku Iki), outer islands (sometimes Molokai and Maui are visible in the distance) and wonderful sunrises too on our East facing, windward side of the island. Listen to the birds, ocean and breezes...

Send us an e-mail for studio availability! Also see our on-line calendar. Mahalo!

Guest comments: 'We had a wonderful time here! Thanks for all the extras, especially the boogie boards! It was so nice to have the kitchenette so we could eat in. The (welcome) binder was very informative. Thank you for everything!' B&E

Guest comment: 'This vacation was paradise, not at least because of this great place to stay! Though Germany is far, far away - we would love to come back and we will. Mahalo for everything (we will miss all the flowers!) N&T

Guest comment: 'We absolutely loved our stay here! Your place is so cute and we loved all the art and Hawaiian touches. Thank you for your hospitality & for the rose petals & lei - a very sweet touch. Our wedding was absolutely wonderful as well. We will certainly return & recommend your place to our friends. T&K

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Aloha and mahalo for your inquiry/booking! (Owner)
Advertiser since 2003

Why Aloha and mahalo for your inquiry/booking! chose Kailua

This home was built for our tutu, Moana, in 1939; it was one of the first houses in the neighborhood, when the streets were paved with crushed coral. Moana married and moved to Kailua, from Waikiki, to raise a family of three. The older generation remained in Waikiki, in the family home there, until the mid '50's. We built onto the main house in 2003 to create what is now our studio, Hale Moana. We hope you enjoy the space we've created as much as our guests, friends and family members do.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Mahalo nui. We loved EVERY MINUTE of our stay in your guest studio. May Kailua remain free of hotel chains and resorts! People here are so friendly, treat us like old friends. We must come back again someday! Aloha."
Mar 2010
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Reviews

5
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Hale Moana : 3 minute (200 yard) walk to Kailua Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews
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Hale Moana : 3 minute (200 yard) walk to Kailua Beach
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Kailua Oahu
ca
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5
This rental was really well situated, which made it easy to get around the island for touring. Kailua has a great town center with good restaurants and shops; Lucy's Grill was fun and the smoothies at Lanikai Juice were delicious. Our rental was really close to the water and Kailua Bay is beautiful and had good swimming, boogie boarding and body surfing. Our host was great and had the studio outfitted with everything we needed for a comfortable stay - not to mention very clean and beautifully decorated. Jennifer was available when we needed her for questions and we also felt like we had tons of privacy from the main house. The 'welcome book' in particular was very helpful and detailed. Being in a neighborhood was more relaxing for us than staying in Waikiki (which we've done on previous visits) and Kailua really had everything we wanted. We'd like to come back to Hale Moana and Kailua again and will recommend this rental to friends. Oh, and shave ice with a scoop of ice cream in the bottom is the best! John + Katie, San Francisco, CA
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are always glad to hear responses from our guests and to know that they had a good stay with us; 99% of the time this is the case! We include a comment sheet with our welcome paperwork which has been instrumental in helping us dial our studio in so that it really is a home away from home for our guests. Visitors have had a really positive response to our information binder of local restaurants, shopping, and activities. Kailua town is growing and changing and has more to offer than in years past ( if you really want more than a great location, beach and swimming ! ) so even going into Waikiki or Honolulu seems like too long of a drive; pretty much all the conveniences are right in Kailua. Thank you for staying at Hale Moana. We hope you return. Aloha!
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Hale Moana : 3 minute (200 yard) walk to Kailua Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p201176
Kailua Oahu
5

Just right for us

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed staying in this wonderful ohana while we were on Oahu to see family. The well-equipped studio, which is so close to the beach and to Kailua-town, allowed us to balance the demands of our family visits with peaceful and rejuvenating breaks at Hale Moana. Some of our favorite things about the place are its amazing banyan tree sheltering the studio, the way the unit is designed for privacy, the lovely touches provided like fresh flowers for our arrival, the cleanliness of the studio even in a tropical climate, the overall quality of furniture and amenities, and the warmth of our host, Jennifer. She was always a phone call or text message away, and she gave us great tips for a fun evening in Honolulu. The full size fridge came in handy for snacks and beverages and to preserve our many Poke selections from Tamura's. We also made use of the washer/dryer, but we didn't have a chance to use the gas grill on the lanai...maybe next time.
A favorite memory from this trip is taking one the mats provided down to Kalama Beach after an evening rain storm had passed and sitting on the beach as the clouds cleared away to reveal a three-quarter moon and more stars than most of us can see in our backyards at home. We hope you get to experience such magic.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Aloha M & T,
Mahalo nui for making the time to write this glowing review. It was a pleasure to meet you and to chat you up. I'm so glad you enjoyed our studio.
The avo's were like sweet cream butter and MUCH appreciated. I have planted the seeds and hope they take.
Take good care; aloha until next time. - J
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Hale Moana : 3 minute (200 yard) walk to Kailua Beach
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Kailua Oahu
5

Perfect place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
Hale Moana is the perfect place to use as your base for exploring Oahu. Its amazing to be out of the traffic jam of Waikiki. Kailua beach access is across the street, MAYBE a 5 minute walk. Lanikai is a 5 minute drive, as is downtown Kailua (but you could walk if you wanted). Honolulu/waikiki/pearl harbor were all about a 20-30 minute drive, and the North Shore was about an hour.
The condo is spacious, immaculate, modern, with everything you could need including a very comfortable bed. It looks exactly like the pictures. Outdoor access to the bathroom/shower is key when coming back sandy or dirty from a day exploring. We weren't able to enjoy the patio due to weather, but there was nice patio furniture and a grill available. The kitchen has the bare essentials, but you could cook a full meal if you were motivated. We mostly used it for breakfast and to pack lunches. Oh, and alcohol.
Jennifer was great; very available by email before the trip, and easy to reach by phone for questions during our stay. There were some transient power issues during our stay related to a storm, which she was completely on top of and were fixed as soon as possible.
Our local recommendations are Tamura's for poke (yes, at a liquor store), Agnes's for portugese donuts, paddleboards from Kailua kayaking co, Kalapawai market for breakfast sandwiches, snacks and coffee
We highly recommend you stay here. Say hi to Gary (our gecko friend) who hung out with us during our stay. Mahalo!
  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hale Moana : 3 minute (200 yard) walk to Kailua Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p201176
Kailua Oahu
Northwest of Chicago
5

Hale Moana was even better than expected!

  • 5 of 5
I am usually skeptical of any place with all 5-star ratings but, in this case, the reviews for Hale Moana are well deserved. Our entire experience went very well, from the initial inquiry to the final day of our stay.

This was our first visit to Hawaii and we wanted to see different parts of Oahu. Hale Moana was the perfect home base for us. We drove all over the island, then happily returned to “our” studio each afternoon. In fact, we cut our trip to Waikiki short so we would have more time at Kalama Beach! It was such a treat to have the beach so close. Each night we either ate in (bought local beef at Whole Foods) or tried a different restaurant in Kailua town (Ba-Le, Tokoname, and Uahi Grill were our favorites!).

The studio itself is remarkably private and feels secluded, even though it is located in a neighborhood. It is also well designed and so much more comfortable than a hotel room. While we expected the basics to be provided, we were so pleased by the extras, like a coffee grinder so we could try Hawaiian beans! Jennifer thought of everything a person could need to feel at home at Hale Moana.
  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Hale Moana : 3 minute (200 yard) walk to Kailua Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p201176
Kailua Oahu
5

Perfect Once Again!

  • 5 of 5
My hubby and I have only been back home for one day and already miss Hale Moana terribly!!! We stayed at Hale Moana for the first time in October of 2012 and booked Hale Moana again for this October 2013 and it was as perfect as the first time! You just can't go wrong. Jennifer our host was as amazing and awesome as ever and had our studio ready with plumeria's sprinkled everywhere. Everything was extremely clean and it truly felt like coming to our Hawaii home. You can't beat the location; 5 minutes away from the most beautiful beach Kailua/Lanikai, 20 to 30 minutes to Waikiki (depending on traffic) and 1 hour to the North Shore. The bed was still super comfy and it was never hot in the studio. The fan, the high ceilings, the windows and trade winds all create a perfect temperature. Of course being able to hear the ocean in the distance as you go to sleep is the cherry on top! Mahalo Jennifer!
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hale Moana : 3 minute (200 yard) walk to Kailua Beach
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Kailua Oahu
5

Im Paradies!

  • 5 of 5
Wir waren für fünf Nächte in Hale Moana und es war wie im Paradies. Die Wohnung ist sehr liebevoll eingerichtet und ausgesprochen sauber. Es sieht noch besser aus, als auf den Fotos. Der Strand ist nur ein paar Minuten entfernt und in Kailua gibt es den besten Whole Foods überhaupt. Wir würden jederzeit wiederkommen!!! Absolut empfehlenswert!!!
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Beate & Matthias,
Your English is so much better than my German! Interestingly, we have had many German visitors to our studio and welcome all travelers from near and far. It's great to have the perspective of travelers from outside the US - who may not be as familiar with the Aloha Spirit - to really keep us on our toes so that we "represent" Oahu and the islands as well as possible. Staying in a clean, comfortable "home away from home" is key to the full enjoyment of any vacation. !Ich danke ihnen sehr fur die funf sterne bewertung!
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Kailua - windward side of Oahu. Nicely situated, beautiful town and ocean. Between Waimanalo and Kaneohe. Main roads in and out are Kamehameha Highway ('circle island' route, 'beach road'), Pali Highway (Kailua to Honolulu/Waikiki) and H3 Highway (Kailua to Pearl Harbor).

Other Activities: boating, basketball court, shopping, kayaking, wildlife viewing, spa, miniature golf

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Cleaning $95
Tax Rate 14.0%
Notes $150.00 USD per night + state tax (14%) + one time cleaning fee ($95.). Cal King bed. 2 person maximum. Aloha!
Flexible 5 night minimum. Multiple payment options.
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NON-SMOKING UNIT

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Here's to a great stay; thank you in advance for your inquiry! Aloha!
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Amenities

Amenities

Kailua Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is a favorite! Open shower, room enough for two. Come in from the beach and hose off on the lanai or come right into the shower room for a warm water rinse.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Comfortable Cal King bed on a Balinese Teak and split bamboo frame. Watch 39' TV in bed - matching Teak TV cabinet opposite the foot of the bed. Or 'laze' around in bed enjoying the vaulted ceiling and sounds from the ocean or the birds in our Monkeypod and Tamarind trees. iPod/iFone player for your enjoyment as well.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Kailua Community Center pool nearby. Private washer and dryer on studio lanai.
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