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Traditional Hawaiian Pole House Nestled On 100 Ft Oceanfront Paradise!

Pat White

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Traditional Hawaiian Pole House Nestled On 100 Ft Oceanfront Paradise!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


Makaha House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 3 Baths (Sleeps 4-8)

Spectacular private Oceanfront Hawaiian-style all wood pole house located on the West Coast of Oahu, just 25 minutes past Ko'Olina (Disney destination resort) and 1/2 mile north of the world famous Makaha Beach. The Hawaiian-style, all wood pole house has 30-ft. ceilings, walls of glass and over 1,100 sq. ft. of covered lanai which wraps around the entire home....great for entertaining, outdoor living, enjoying the fabulous sunsets and watching the whales and spinner dolphins.

The property fronts a beautiful coral reef with lava tidepools and is a great spot to catch some local fish to BBQ or just enjoy the incredible view and sunsets. The home is private and gated. It is walking distance to Makaha Beach (10 minutes - 1/2 miles) walking distance (5 minutes) to Keeau Beach Park with showers and a short drive (5 or so minutes) to the white sandy beaches of Makua Bay. The perfect get-away to enjoy true Hawaiian-style living.

Two separate levels ~ Main level has 30-ft. ceilings with walls of glass that open to the gigantic covered lanai. All walls are natural cedar. The spacious living area with flat screen HD TV, cable & hi-speed wireless internet access, has two Queen-sized futons for additional sleeping accommodations, a full bath with tub/shower and skylights. There is a formal dining area with seating for 6 and breakfast bar with stools.

Adjacent is the gorgeous granite kitchen with Hawaiian koa cabinetry, new stainless appliances and separate laundry room with washer & dryer. The Master Bedroom on this same level, has a great mountain view and sliding glass doors that open to the lanai. the Master Bath has travertine flooring and an oversized shower with seat & custom glass enclosure.

The lower level with it's own entrance, has a Private Bedroom with Queen-sized Bed. There is an adjacent L-shaped Family Room with flat screen HD TV and two Full-Size Futons (sleeps 2 each) for additional sleeping accommodations. There is a custom slate 3/4-bath with shower on this level as well as all tile flooring and sliding glass door opening to yard & parking. The downstairs bedroom & family room are separate and not connected by interior stairwell. Has own entrances and makes it totally private.

You will enjoy incredible views from nearly every room. The property is gated and private with coconut palms and lush landscaping galore. Fully furnished with top-qualify amenities including linens, beach towels, patio furniture and gas BBQ grill.

For liability reasons and the privacy of our neighbors, only registered guests are allowed on the property. No Parties or Weddings involving non-registered guests are allowed.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pat White (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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About Pat White

Born and raised on the island of Oahu, we found ourselves on the mainland for many years and reminisced about childhood memories of discovering life in tide pools at our family's beach cottage. After a 10 year search we found a home--the Makaha Pole House--where we can create memories with our children. We love the unspoiled beauty of Makaha and the time we spend watching the waves, seeing dolphins and whales, and enjoying the cooling tradewinds. Simply put, we love Hawaii and Makaha and hope you will love your visit to the Makaha Pole House!

Pat White purchased this house in 2012

Why Pat White chose Makaha

Why Makaha you might ask, because Makaha is a place where time stood still. I can still sit out on the deck chairs, early in the morning and watch fishermen with hand thrown nets waiting for fish to swim by and catch. Where spinner dolphins still entertain you, right in front of your eyes or the warm sun setting in full color from your deck chair.

That is why we waited patiently for the right place to come along.

What makes this house unique

Makaha Pole House is our home. It is where our kids can enjoy the beauty of rediscovering the old tide pools, catch waves on a boogie board or enjoy the spectacular sunsets with ohana (family). The lanai (deck) is where we (and you will) spend most of your time. Pictures can not capture the beauty of the view or the sound of the waves on the coral reef. When you arrive you will walk in the furnished comfortable house (say 'wow') and head to the lanai to watch the waves and look for dolphins and whales. You know that you are staying in paradise!

Guestbook comments from the owner

On Thursday, December 5, 2013, Amy Veysey wrote:

Hi Pat,

We enjoyed everything about the house. This was the fourth house we stayed in and everyone agreed that it was the nicest one. Several times I asked my in-laws if they wanted to go to the beach and everyone said: "Why? We have everything we need right here." The only complaint I heard was that my mother-in-law found the deck too distracting to read her book because she kept having to watch the waves instead of read :)

We did not mind the rain - in fact it was nice to cool off a bit because we're not used to the heat!

Thanks again.


Nov 2013
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Traditional Hawaiian Pole House Nestled On 100 Ft Oceanfront Paradise!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 23 reviews
Barbeau, MI

Paradise at it's best!

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolutely perfect place to spend an Hawaiian vacation. The house has a perfect layout, is nicely furnished, and is equipped with everything you could want and more. The lanai is amazing! We spent most of our time out there, watching the whales frolic, the waves crash and enjoying beautiful sunsets. The lanai has plenty of deck furniture, a large dining table and a great grill; hardly any reason to be indoors with this wonderful outdoor space. We would love to return some day!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Juneau, Alaska, USA

6 out of 5 stars!

  • 5 of 5

This house and location are amazing. The pictures online do not do it justice. Beautiful ocean views in 180 degrees visible from the vaulted ceiling living room, dining area and kitchen, as well as the lanai deck and front ocean side yard. The waves break right in front of the house and are memorizing to view. There are great beaches nearby, but we rarely wanted to leave the house. We spent most of the week on the large covered lanai deck. We saw whales breeching and flapping daily. It was well stocked with all amenities for an easy and comfortable stay. The owner, Pat, is timely and thorough with responses. We highly recommend this house and would love to go back again!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Just heavenly...

  • 5 of 5

Breathtaking doesn't even begin to describe the house and the views from the lanai. As another reviewer said, don't get too comfortable on the lanai or you will spend your entire vacation there listening to the sounds of the ocean and watching all of the whales cruise by! The house is in pristine condition, equipped with everything you need. We absolutely loved the location of the house - completely different from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu and Waikiki.

Pat and Dan, the owners, are the kindest people you could hope to meet. They have lots of great recommendations, and we appreciated their tips on restaurants, great beaches, and other activities. We also had the pleasure of meeting their caretaker, Bruce, who is just lovely as well (and was in the January 2015 issue of National Geographic in an article that featured Makaha!).

Makaha Beach is an absolute gem, and if you are into scuba diving, there is a wonderful dive shop about a mile away (Patrick's Diving). The diving on the west side of Oahu is so much better than the south side, and we loved having the dive shop so close. Also, if you enjoy massages, we found a great person who came to the house, and we had our massages on the lanai while listening to the waves. What a wonderful experience!

If you want to experience the local, chill side of Oahu, you will love the house and location. We are already planning our next trip. Thank you so much, Pat and Dan, for everything - we will be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway

Like a dream....

  • 5 of 5

The property was very well maintained and the house was amazing, clean, and beautiful! We could have sat on the deck and watched the waves our whole vacation. It felt private. Was easy to find just plugged address into phone gps and drove straight to it! Pat and Dan called to check on us to see if we needed anything which I thought was pretty cool! We bought groceries at a grocery store about 2 miles away and the house had everything we needed to cook with. It was nice to have a washer and dryer so u could pack lighter and wash clothes so more room for gifts in suit case. Plus no laundry to do when back home! :-) we would definately recomend this house to anyone and hope to get the chance to go back again someday!

Hallie and Brian

Jessica and Randy

From Iowa

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Makaha Pole House

  • 5 of 5

Lulled by the surf in a comfortable bed, my husband and I had some of the best sleeps, ever, on a trip. If you have something you REALLY want to do, better do it before you get comfortable on the lanai! We ate there, visited, napped, took pictures, and tried to read, but watching the ocean was more exciting!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Oceanfront Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed two wonderful weeks at the Pole House. Perfect location for a relaxing stay, very quiet. We saw Whales every day for 14 days. Spinner Dolphins travelled back and forth right in front of the property daily. It was fun walking through the tide pools exploring the shore line with our granddaughter. With Makaha Beach only a short walk away it was perfect. The amenities and the layout is exactly as described, with lots of dishes, pots and pans. Loved the large wrap around lanai,what a great place to have your meals.

Pat phoned the house the first morning to welcome us to Hawaii and to make sure everything was ok. We would recommend this property to anyone that enjoys being close to the Ocean and only minutes away from the beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway


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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Honolulu Airport
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

Makaha Beach is Oahu's second most popular snorkeling site. The clear, aqua blue water with little current is superb for snorkeling in summer. There are underwater caverns, arches, and tunnels as deep as 40 feet. Sea life includes schools of taape, octopuses, several species of eels, green sea turtles, transiting dolphins, and sometimes manta and eagle rays.

Across from Makaha State Beach, is a Souvenir and Ocean sports equipment shop, where you can either purchase or rent various equipment to enjoy ocean sports.

One of the nicest, most peaceful and calm beaches in the area, both summer and winter, is called Waianae Beach at Pokai Bay. Located on this beach is the Recreation Area and the Waianae Beach Resort for the Military. It is located about 5 minutes from the house by car going south, just after passing Seven Eleven, and turning right on Army Street. Park on the street, and bring photo ID to pass the Security Gate. The Waianae Beach Club offers great food, and a fantastic ocean view from the dining lanai. The Club restaurant has restricted times of service. Kayaks, boats, and other beach accessories can be rented right there on the beach. A small store is conveniently located on the beach, stocked with all necessities for an enjoyable time at the beach. Check out:

Visit the Disney Resort at Koolina, which is located about 20 minutes south of the property.

For a round of golf or a brunch, check out the Makaha Resort and Golf Club, which is just 5 minutes from the house.

If you are traveling with a little one, you can rent equipment at


Rates & Availability

From $300 Per night

Makaha House Rental Rates

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6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning and yard fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.95%
Notes You can cancel if you give more than 60 days notice before your arrival date and receive a refund of up to 100% of your total fee.
1 to 6 guests a charge of $300 a day
each additional guest a charge of $25 extra a day
Please no parties, weddings and wedding receptions.
The maximum of 8 guests only

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Makaha House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • King size bed (1) Queen size bed (1) Futons/full size (5)
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    An extra family room containing 3 futons - 3 double , 3 sleep sofa /futon , extended room with many futons
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Please NO SMOKING in the home. Due to the concern and consideration of our neighbors, NO PARTIES, LARGE GATHERINGS or WEDDINGS are allowed on property. Only those who are registered guest.

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