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PUAKO! Ocean front with pool!

Puako, HI, USA
  • House2205 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay7 - 14 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

“Hale Ohana” Family House

Welcome to paradise at this contemporary Puako oceanfront home, situated to feature the stunning Pacific view and designed to invite the refreshing tropical breeze. Your friends and family can enjoy any of the three seaside bedrooms or the garden bedroom recently added, each featuring sliding glass doors opening to the outside. While you savor the sunset, watch the kids splashing in the pool. Prepare a meal of fresh local fish and island grown produce in the fully equipped kitchen or on the gas barbecue grill. Or have one of our talented local chefs come to you! Guests have been delighting in this bit of paradise… where the relaxing rhythm of island life meets the modern conveniences that you have come to expect.

This 2200 square foot home was designed in old Hawaii plantation style with a roomy 1100 square feet of lanai, screens and sliders that open full length plus louvered windows to encourage the tropical trade winds to maintain the home at a comfortable temperature without the use of air conditioning. A seawall on the ocean side of the home protects the landscape from salt-water damage so the lush tropical flora flourishes. The dipping pool outside the north bedroom wing is the perfect spot to refresh after a day of golf or tennis at one of the nearby resorts. Between two tall coconut palms, sway in the cozy hammock while listening to the melody of the rolling waves. The covered lanai features built-in cushioned seating for two, teak lounge chairs and dining table, plus a serving area with sink.

House Design:

Living area:

Stepping through the front door, the great-room’s ocean view will stop you in your tracks as you “ooh and ahh” over the colorful Pacific view. This room is a kitchen/living room combination designed so you can enjoy your guests or family while preparing a meal or a tall cool beverage. The modern kitchen has ample counter and cupboard space as well as top-of-the-line large and small appliances. Thoughtfully provided serving dishes and utensils are at your fingertips. Adjacent to the kitchen is the seating area featuring a plush down sofa and love seat, built in bookcases, flat screen TV, stereo with surround sound and a DVD Player. Wireless high speed Internet service is available throughout the home.


The spacious master bedroom with private bath is located on the south side of the home. Some of the convenient features are: built in closets, drawers and shelves, a bamboo desk, Hawaiian quilt on the king size bed, delightful local art, sliding glass door to the lanai, telephone and television. The adjoining master bath has double sinks, tiled walk-in shower, and a separate door leading outside.

Additional two bedrooms are located at the north end of the home. Accessible from a long hallway, both bedrooms are oceanfront with sliding glass doors opening onto the patio and pool area. Bedroom One features a queen-bed and a twin-sized bed, a comfy chair for reading or relaxing, telephone, and a stereo/DVD player. Bedroom Two has a queen-bed and a twin-sized bed, desk, television, telephone and a teak lounge chair just outside on the porch. These bedrooms share one and half additional baths conveniently located just down the hall. The recently added fourth bedroom has a stunning garden view and private full bathroom just outside the hall door.

We use only natural pest control on property for your health and the safety of our planet. We also use and encourage the use of environmentally sensitive paper goods and supplies.

This home is managed on behalf of the owners, by Mary Fox, R(B) 2 Papayas, LLC. Mary holds an active real estate broker's license in the State of Hawaii. GE and TA tax numbers 196-954-9312-01

Keywords: Oceanfront home, 4 bedroom Puako home, beach house, house with a pool, 4 bedroom home

Property Manager

Mary A. Fox R (B) Active

Member Since 2005
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 10, 2018
About Mary A. Fox R (B) Active

Aloha, I am Mary Fox, R (B) and owner of 2 Papayas, LLC. I manage this wonderful Puako home on behalf of the Owners. I would love to help you and your family find the perfect home for your stay on the Big Island. I am a nearby resident myself, so I am available to greet you upon arrival, answer any questions you may have, or attend to any concerns or requests that may arise during your stay. Until we meet in Paradise....


    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Oceanfront bedroom with private bath
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Garden view bedroom with private bath
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, 1 twin/ single, Oceanfront bedroom with shared bath just down the hall
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen, 1 twin/ single, Oceanfront bedroom with shared bath just down the hall
      • Three oceanfront bedrooms and one garden-view bedroom. Master bedroom has king-size bed and private bathroom, bedroom two has private bath and queen-size bed, bedrooms 3 and 4 at the other end of the house share a bathroom and a half-bath off the living room. Rooms 3 and 4 each have a queen-size bed and a twin-size bed as well as ocean views.


      • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower
      • Each bathroom has tile walls and shower stalls, lovely tiled counters. There are no bathtubs in the home. There is a lovely outdoor shower to rinse off after the beach or pool.

      Location Type

        • Beachfront
          Oceanfront home with a seawall between the home and the ocean that prevents direct ocean access. There is a nearby public beach access two houses away to access the ocean.
        • Near The Ocean
          There are several nearby public beach accesses and the closest one to this home is just two houses away.
        • Ocean View
          Stunning ocean views
        • Oceanfront
          Oceanfront home with a seawall between the home and the ocean that prevents direct ocean access. There is a nearby public beach access two houses away to access the ocean.


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Spa
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Parking
                      Parking for two cars in the driveway
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      Top-of-the-line 100% cotton linens
                    • Living Room
                      Built in bookcases, TV and DVD Player, sofa, chairs, ceiling fan
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Parking Off Street
                      Parking for two cars
                    • Telephone
                      Telephones in the great room and master bedroom
                    • Towels Provided
                      Bath towels and beach towels provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      detergent provided
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Password protected wireless internet5


                        • Kitchen
                          Commerical Quality Appliances
                        • Catering Available
                          We have several local chefs available for hire
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          all cooking utensils are provided
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Lovely celedon dishware and top of the line pots and pans
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Coffee Maker
                          coffee grinder and filters also provided
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                          Viking gas oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          salt, pepper, oil, vinegar, coffee filters, storage containers and other various spices typically available.
                        • Refrigerator
                          Sub Zero in kitchen and additional refrigerator in the garage for extra storage or ice making.
                        • Stove
                          Viking gas range
                        • Toaster
                          4 slice toaster


                            • Dining
                              Kitchen has an informal 'coffee corner' with teak table and chairs for four persons. Granite kitchen counter has 3 bar stools. Lanai dining for 10 persons
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 10 people


                                • Books
                                  Nice collection of good reads
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Music Library
                                  A few music CDS
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                  TV in living room and two bedrooms
                                • Toys
                                  beach toys, boogie boards, family games, bochi ball


                                    • Bicycles
                                      Bikes for rent from a local company
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      For rent from local company
                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      1100 Square feet of covered lanai, oceanfront and mountain view
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Lovely tropical lawn and gardens, orchids, palm trees
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Gas BBQ grill with one full tank of propane provided

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • Private Pool
                                          Small pool perfect for the kids or for cooling off after a long day in the sun

                                          Onsite Services

                                            • Concierge
                                            • Massage
                                            • Private Chef


                                                • botanical garden
                                                • churches
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • marina
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • restaurants

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • photography
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • boating
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • luaus
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shelling
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • whale watching

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • parasailing
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • wind-surfing

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                              42 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              10 Days in Paradise!

                                                              Melody B.Edmonds, WA

                                                              We rented Hale Ohana for a family vacation with our two adult kids and their spouses and this home was a perfect fit! Not only is it beautiful, inside and out, the layout of the home was thoughtfully planned and gave everyone plenty of room, great views and privacy. Loved the large kitchen area and the huge lanai; this was perfect as each couple took turns cooking dinner for the group and we could visit, make drinks and enjoy the show. Lots of time in the water, snorkeled every day and some of the nights too! The dipping pool is bigger than it looks in the photos and offered a welcome cool down to the 90-degree days! Lovely grounds, home felt very private. Stargazing here was almost as good as at the observatory, and you could do it laying down in a hammock! The master bed was soooo comfy, I’ve been kicking myself since we left that I didn’t look at the mattress label. Really appreciated the use of boogie boards, cooler etc at the house keeping our island purchases of these leave-behind items down. Appreciated the walk through with Marley upon our arrival. She gave us a thorough tour and updated me when there was a slight change in pool/grounds or housekeeping service. 2 Papayas did a super job representing this beautiful home and making us feel welcome. The perfect home away from home for a family gathering or a group of several couples.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm so glad to hear that your family enjoyed your stay. When the next guests depart we will send you a picture of the master bedroom mattress label so you have no regrets. We would love to have you and hope you can join us again soon.

                                                              Great house and location!

                                                              Helen P.

                                                              We spent Christmas here. The house is perfect. Well stocked and comfortable. We loved the location. We had good walks from the house, short drive to the best beaches on the Big Island. Plus, you are right on the ocean. We saw lots of turtles, whales and snorkeled in front of the house.

                                                              Wonderful house to explore the Big Island

                                                              Meghan H.

                                                              We had a wonderful stay and the house was terrific. Great location, clean and well stocked. We had the good fortune of seeing sea turtles from the back yard, enjoyed amazing sunsets and the kids loved playing the pool. We would love to come back again!

                                                              Very welcoming Hale Ohana!

                                                              A total of eight of our extended family stayed at Hale Ohana for three weeks in December. This home had everything we could wish for...a well-stocked kitchen, plenty of bathrooms, huge lanai, & outdoor shower to name a few! We loved watching the sun hit the waves, watching for whales (which frequented the water directly off the reef!) watching the turtles and the abundant sea life over the wall, and the spectacular sunsets! While the rollers were to rough to launch kayaks directly off the house, there is shore access a few houses down, with great snorkeling there as well. This isn't our first rental on Puako Beach Drive through 2 Papayas, they always take care of us, and we hope to be blessed enough to return again!

                                                              KPB from CA

                                                              Kathleen B.Portola Valley, CA

                                                              This Puako updated and well furnished home was lovely for my husband our daughter and her boyfriend. Their bedroom was at opposite end of the house from ours. The house come with a well equipped kitchen as well as a generous supply of towels. Great ocean views with whales beyond and turtles and an eel just beyond the sea wall, wonderful lanai, comfy sofas, great TV, & outdoor shower. 2 Papayas met our every need. Only drawback: all doors are slatted for good airflow, but they do prevent privacy.

                                                              Great house!

                                                              pam r.Calgary, Canada

                                                              Seven of us stayed at Hale Ohana. It was perfect! We saw whales breaching every day, turtles, eels and fish right over the sea wall. The house is very well equipped and so comfortable. We especially enjoyed the outdoors, the huge covered lanai, front garden and the outdoor shower. Management was welcoming and helpful without being intrusive. We loved the crab sandwiches at the general store and found a calm beach for snorkelling and swimming every morning. Look for the shore access closest to the general store. Close to every thing you might need. Loved it!!! Pool was perfect to cool down after a run or walk. Quiet neighbours. No need for air conditioning, the house cools itself with nice breezes throughout all day long. Well stocked kitchen, comfortable beds, great art work. Not sure about the TV because we never turned it on. Can't say enough except I can't wait to return!


                                                              Puako, HI, USA

                                                              Local fish market and several Farmers' Markets a short drive away

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Cleaning Fee
                                                              Additional Guest Fee
                                                              Damage Insurance
                                                              Tax Rate

                                                              Rate varies from $800-1,375 a night based on the number of guests and time of year. The standard rate is for 2 persons. Please call or email manager directly for an exact quote for your group. We are a local, professional, real estate company licensed in the State of Hawaii, managing the home on behalf of the owners. 1/4th rent is due within two weeks of booking and is non-refundable unless we can rebook the dates to another party. The balance of rent, taxes, cleaning fee and refundable security deposit are due 60 days prior to your arrival. With the exception of the security deposit and cleaning fee, this payment is non-refundable in the event of cancellation unless we can rebook the dates to another party. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance. If you wish to purchase travel insurance go to insuremytrip.com. Due to increasing credit card fees, we are not accepting credit cards for payment.

                                                              42 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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