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" Perfect Ocean Front - 12 Giant Steps to the Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Located on the popular Westside of Maui, between the destination resorts of Kaanapali and Kapalua. The first thing you will do when you see the setting is to say `WOW`, as this is the place that you have always pictured as Paradise.

The over 180 degree ocean view is framed by the Islands of Lanai and Molokai. Watch glorious sunsets that sets to the West. Be entertained by the action in the sea; whales turtles, dolphins, and surfers and kayakers. The building is just three stories high with 42 total condos, all Oceanfront. A stone wall separates the parking lot from the road, fencing and tropical foliage runs from the wall along both sides of the building to the beach providing security and privacy.

Plush green lawns and tropical foliage provide a secluded and tranquil place to relax on your private lanai or Oceanside pool.

The remodeled one bedroom one bath condo features a plush king bed, granite bath and full granite kitchen with all amenities and place setting for eight. For your comfort and ours, we only accommodate two people, and we are a non smoking condo.. This is a ground floor unit that opens right to your private lanai and steps to the beach. Do not check into a high rise building with long hallways and elevators to the lobby.

Free parking is just steps away from the front door in our off street parking lot.. All tile floors from bedroom to bath, kitchen and living area. Expect all the amenities you would desire at a first class resort; free high speed wireless internet access, Oceanside pool, chase lounges, BBQ's, Inside and outside dinning, laundry facilities, in suite safe, all linens, beach towels, TV with cable, Stereo with I-pod connection.

Close to dozens of restaurants and take outs. Super market, specialty shops, a farmers market, world class tennis and golf resorts. Swim in the Oceanside pool or in the ocean. The Ocean in front has some of the best snorkeling anywhere. The reefs are home to many sea turtles. See; who's who underwater at Honokawai . The name of our condo building on Maui is the Kulakane, The unit is Kulakane#104.

Keywords: Kulakane, Condominium, Oceanfront, Maui, Hawaii

More Details

Don Duwe
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

About Don Duwe

We honeymooned on Maui in 1967. and have returned for many anniversaries since that time. After 33 years of marriage we were lucky enough to purchase this condo and return for our anniversies annually now.

Don and Jane Duwe

Don Duwe purchased this condo in 2000

Why Don Duwe chose Maui

Because of the year around good weather, always in the low 80s, We can enjoy the sunny climate any time of the year. Plus this is the best area on Maui for a variety of activities and the most and best beaches. Between Kaanapali and Kapalua and Lahaina we have more activities and great restuarants on the Island yet is quit and peaceful in the Honokawai neighborhood.

What makes this condo unique

We play a lot of golf, tennis and of course swim or snorkel almost daily. We also spend a lot of time just soaking up the sun `recharging our batteries` right here by the pool or on our lanai. We do get a lot of reading in.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The sound of the waves, the cool trade winds and the comfort of home......these are just a few of the things that helped make a `perfect` vacation. We loved going out with Turtle John in our morning swimming with the turtles - a memory we will never forget.

Thank you for sharing your amazing Maui home with us.
May 2013
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 with new shower. See pictures.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

" Perfect Ocean Front - 12 Giant Steps to the Beach
average rating of 4.88 based on 54 reviews
Orlando, FL

Dream Vacation Come True

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a condo right on the ocean and with a great view and we found it. This condo was clean and comfortable with everything you could possibly need. The sunset view was the most amazing I have ever seen right from our ground floor lanai. The snorkeling in front was better than the tour we booked. Tropical fish and Sea Turtles everywhere. Centrally located so its an easy commute to just about anywhere. We found that grilling some fresh local fish steaks and fillets and eating on the lanai was magical. Due to a tropical storm in Orlando, our flight was cancelled and we needed to stay an extra day and the owner, Don, was very easy to work with and immediately available by phone to help us.

The location is perfect, because its an easy drive to Kaanapali, Lahaina or Kapalua. We kept super busy with Zip Lining (Kapalua Adventures), Horseback Riding (Lahaina Stables), Helicopter (Sunshine) and the Sharaton Black Rock Luau. We also did a snorkeling adventure (Lanai Dolphin Super Rafts) but I honestly feel the snorkeling right in front of the condo was better and more convenient. We did see a pod of dolphins on the adventure though which was fantastic.

This was our 20th wedding anniversary and we returned because we honeymooned in Maui. We had a great time re-living our younger days. I guarantee we are not waiting another 20 years to return and when we do, this condo will be our first choice.

Thank You! Don, your condo made this the best vacation we have ever had.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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104 is a nice ground floor unit with a knock out view of the ocean, whales and two other islands.

  • 5 of 5

Conveniently located, nice decor. The host on the grounds, Tony was really great and Don Duane, the owner, was very helpful.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay at Kulakane

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in Don's condo! Don was very accessible and responsive prior to and during our stay. The condo was very clean and had all the amenities we needed. Great location as well. We would not hesitate to recommend this accommodation option to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, comfortable, beautifully maintained and convenient.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. Once in the condo the only sound is ocean. Quiet, friendly regular residents. Everything needful was provided. (Although, the wifi is frustratingly spotty and slow.) The furniture inside and out was clean, comfortable and inviting. Don is very accessible, friendly, easy to work with and accommodating. Jane's wonderful paintings decorate the space. You can walk to everything you need and the local take out restaurants are very good. The Farmer's Market grocery and live market are just right. And the regular barrista at Bad Ass Coffee is warm and hospitable...walking distance. My husband could snorkel out front...but he's an excellent swimmer. We saw turtles, dolphins and whales. Kapalua Bay is a short drive for more timid snorkelers. Still a hidden gem. The conch blowing ceremony at sunset is hilarious. We definitely recommend it and would easily stay here again. Thanks, Don and Jane for a comfortable, relaxing vacation that didn't break the bank.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind reply. Sorry for your problems with the wifi. The wifi was going through an up date by Time-warner and is now completed.
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We loved Kulakane

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, we loved the beachwall so much. This is a nice small complex with everything you could need, ground level, just a few steps to the water. We'd definitely stay here again! We chose this over a large busy resort with masses of people and long halls and elevators. We loved the conch ceremony each evening and having the chance to visit with some of the other guests and tenants. We felt so lucky to find this place!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo is all what it claims to be, very impressed with everything plus the location is ideal. The ground floor is ideal with a awesome axcess to the beach. My new wife says it is a great place to honeymoon from. I would recommend Don's condo to everyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maui Ocean Center
Costco Wholesale
"first light out of the airport turn left and stock up on all they have to offer"
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
West Maui Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
12 Metres
Car: recommended

Honokawai beach park is 1/4 mile to the South across the street from the farmers market.


Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
high season
Dec 15 2016 - Apr 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 2 2017 - Jun 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jun 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall season
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
high season 2018
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 1 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaneing fee $125
Tax Rate 13.42%

2.5% charge for credit card payments

Hawaiian State Tax Code # W 408 79204-01

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