Hale Malino is a relaxing and stylish 1100 sq. ft. luxury condo located in the Palm Villas at Mauna Lani. It has been professionally decorated with comfortable Asian and modern furniture, and original artwork from local Big Island artists Patrick Rankin, Darrell Hill, Gary Ackerman, Dietrich Varez and Brad Lewis. There are also artworks by internationally known artists Kim Keever, Gregory Colbert, Eva Zeisel and the Bouroullec Brothers.
Hale Malino is equipped with top-of-line items throughout. The gourmet kitchen has GE Monogram appliances; All-Clad stainless steel cookware; Henkel knives; a Waring Blender; a Cuisinart food processor; and plenty of porcelain dishes, cutlery and glassware. On the lanai, the Thermador BBQ grills fresh fish and Big Island beef to perfection.
The media center has a 32' Sony Bravia HDTV, a BOSE stereo and a large collection of CDs, and free WiFi internet access. If you have an iPad/iPhone/MacBook with AirPlay you can stream your ITunes music directly through the stereo. All the sheets and towels are 100% cotton, with hypo-allergenic goose down or foam pillows. Every effort has been made to appoint our condo in quiet, comfortable, understated luxury.
The Mauna Lani Beach Club is a 15-20 minute walk away, on a paved trail that leads through an Historic Preserve and ancient fishponds. Enjoy excellent snorkeling at this easily accessible bay, with lifeguard, chaise lounges and clubhouse. Free private beach parking is also available for guests.
Across the street is the Mauna Lani Health and Fitness Club, with tennis courts, a fully equipped gym, and a 25-meter lap pool. Next door is the world-famous Mauna Lani Spa, with its open-air Hawaiian village setting, perfect for a soothing 'Fire and Ice' or Lomi Lomi massage.
The Shops at Mauna Lani are also within walking distance, with restaurants, a coffee shop, and a gourmet supermarket. Foodland Farms carries freshly caught fish, grass-fed Big Island beef, locally grown fruits and vegetables, as well as prepared foods. Since it's open until 11PM, you can spend the day at the beach or Scuba diving without a care, and still easily whip up a great dinner.
All of these amenities are within walking distance from the Palm Villas, making it a most convenient location. Bordered by an Historic Preserve and the Mauna Lani North Course, it is also one of the most secluded complexes in the resort. With only 9 buildings and 44 units spread over 6 acres, it is the lowest density condo complex at Mauna Lani. And our condo is perfectly situated within the Palm Villas. Far from the street, surrounded by lava outcroppings and lush landscaping, Hale Malino is a perfect place to unwind in comfort, privacy and style.
Mauna Lani Resort was named one of 'World's Top Earth-Friendly Getaways' by Conde Nast Traveler magazine in their January, 2008 issue. The award winning Big Island green resort was recognized as one of the world's top luxury, eco-friendly beach destinations, and is the only beach resort in the U.S. named in the collection. Our home has been furnished with responsibly forested hardwood furniture, natural fibers, and energy-saving appliances. There is built-in air-conditioning, but the natural cross-breeze combined with the shady location keep the condo naturally cool. The common areas, the entry and lanai are tiled to also keep everything clean and cool.
This is our home away from home, and we love spending time here soaking in the beauty of the Big Island. We have tried to pay close attention to every detail to make Hale Malino as comfortable and relaxing as possible. We hope to share it with you as well.
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A Scuba diver and SUPer who directs opera when on dry land.
'You can walk to the beach.' It's true. We looked at many other properties. When debating our various real estate choices with a close friend of mine, she kept repeating: 'From the Palm Villas, you can walk to the beach.' Enough said.
The Fire and Ice massage at the Mauna Lani Spa; the cold towels after a round of golf on either the North or South Course; shore diving in Puako; sunset MaiTai's at the CanoeHouse; the fresh cinnamon buns at Foodland Farms; the Huli-Huli Chicken and fresh fish from Kawaihae Harbor.