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Barbara Yamanaka

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Spectacular Ocean Views, Sunsets, 40' Solar Heated Salt Water Pool With Spa

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Kohala Coast House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Eia Makou (Here we are!) is the name of our fabulous home with both gorgeous ocean and mountain views. For decades our family traveled to the Big Island. Our kids grew up learning Hawaiian dances and Polynesian culture. Finally, we were able to buy our dream home, and now we share it with you. Please see reviews submitted by our guests, many of whom return every year. Hawaii is special. A Hawaiian Kahu blessed our home, and we have furnished it Hawaiian style, with every modern amenity blended into the spirit of Aloha. The furnishings reflect the combination of excitement and relaxation and all are in the Hawaiian tradition, from the lime and lemon trees (pick your own) to the historic Hawaiian memorabilia on the walls. There are TVs in all three bedrooms as well as in the great room. The kitchen is as complete as one could wish. Eia Makou is the perfect spot for family bonding and offers a base for exploring the diversity of the Big Island, from beaches to volcanoes. E komo mai ('please come in.')

Key Words: Vacation Home, Private, Pool and Spa, Ocean Views

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Barbara Yamanaka (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Why Barbara Yamanaka chose Kohala Coast

Perfect spot for whale watching and temperature.

What makes this house unique

Close to everything important to visiting Hawaii. This home is located just 10 minutes from the best beach on the Big Island, Hapuna Beach. There are also 5 other beaches within a 20 minute drive to choose from.

Just 3 miles down the road you can catch your Whale watching boat that leaves from the Kawaihae Harbor, along with sunset cruises, deep sea fishing expeditions and scuba diving excursions.

There are excellent restaurants serving Local fast foods as well as Seafood, Gourmet pizza, Pacific Cuisine, Sushi, Burgers, Ice Cream and Shave Ice, along with night time music and dancing. 4-5 star restaurants are within the 20 minute driving range, and shopping for just about any and all tastes can be found at the Waikoloa King and Queen shops. For even more options try The Shops at Mauna Lani. Also located at The Shops at Mauna Lani is a full grocery store so that you can stock up on what you need.

The weather is consistant here with only 7 ' of rain on avarage per year.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Every year my wife and I rent a house for vacation.

Usually in Maui. This was our first trip to the Big Island. I must tell you

that everything exceeded our expectations for a great vacation.



The house was perfect. We really appreciated the work that you put into

making the house clean and comfortable. All of the little touches and

amenities really make a difference, so thank you. We have stayed in a lot of

homes over the years, this was one of the best. On our last day we were

trying to figure out when we could come back!



Loved the Big Island! Like I said it was our first trip and we thought it

was great. So much less crowded than Maui. But with lots to do. The people

were really friendly, which we thought was really nice. Didn't do the

Volcano, we are saving that one for next time.



Thanks again and we will be back next year!
Feb 2011
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)
Spectacular Ocean Views, Sunsets, 40' Solar Heated Salt Water Pool With Spa
average rating of 4.967742 based on 32 reviews
5

Outstanding!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is the nicest and most well equipped home we have ever stayed at. Everything was first class and more than we had expected. Barbara was very helpful and gracious. We can hardly wait to come back to this beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kekaha, Hawaii
5

The best is waiting in the West

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many places on the Big Island, enjoying each in it's own way. This year, we thought we would do something different and stay in North Kohala. We often found ourselves gravitating towards the sunny dry side during our previous visits.

We have found the perfect place, as it is close to the beautiful beaches of the Kona Coast, and close to the charming town of Waimea.

We were late in discovering the Fish truck, and Da Fish House, across the street from the gas station in Kawaihae. You MUST NOT MISS IT.

It is the best place to buy fresh fish, and the best place for a casual lunch. Don 't let the look of the place scare you off. It is amazing.

It is not more than 10 minutes from the house.

Coming back to the house is always a pleasure, and taking a late afternoon swim in the large pool is the best. Sitting out to watch the spectacular sunsets over the ocean is a special pleasure to end the day. The hot tub is a perfect night cap!

The house has everything you need, and it is immaculate and clean. Barbara is amazing, and so helpful, if you need to know anything. She is quick and detailed in her responses, and it was so appreciated.

We would definitely return to this house, and most likely will.

Scott

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA
5

Fabulous Rental Property With Everything You Would Need

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house for a week for our 10 year anniversary. We loved every minute of it! The house is very spacious, with three well appointed bedrooms. The master suite with walk in closet and master bath is very nice.

The pool and hot tub were very nice and clean as well, and we enjoyed the option of watching the sunset from the privacy of our own pool.

The house is close to a few of the best beaches on the Big Island, and we enjoyed many of the restaurants close by (Seafood Bar, Pesto, Kahola Burger & Taco, Hawaiian Style Cafe). Also had dinner one night at Lava Lava Beach Club in Waikoloa which was nice as well.

We highly recommend AdventureX for whale watching and dolphin adventures. They launch right out of Puako, which is really close to the house. We went out with them twice and had a great time both times.

It is about a 45 minute drive into Kona, but we didn't find ourselves needing to head that way very often. We stopped in town right when we arrived to stock up on some groceries, and didn't head back that way for a few days.

Overall we loved this place and will look to book it again if our travels bring us back to the Big Island!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful stay

  • 4 of 5

Our family of four enjoyed our stay at this home. It was in a great location and was very private. We loved the pool, the views and the gorgeous sunsets. The kitchen was well equipped and we really appreciated the beach umbrellas, chairs and boogie boards that were provided. Unfortunately, during our stay (August) the wonderful afternoon breezes stopped at sunset and the house became very warm at night making it difficult to sleep. I highly recommend bringing mosquito repellant or citronella candles for the evenings if you want to spend time sitting outside.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle
5

Family fun, perfect house

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I brought our young adult children and we had a perfect time. The house is perfectly equipped and the outdoor space with pool and spa was exceptional. I would love to return again. Love the big island. Love this house. The view and breeze up the hill are welcome whether you spend the day at the house or come home after spending the day at the many beaches. Kristi

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

60th Birthday Kool

  • 5 of 5

I have gone to the Big Island almost every year for over 20 years and Eia Makou is where I wanted to spend my 60th birthday. The sunsets are beautiful and sitting around the pool and just relaxing is what I wanted to do. Two years ago we rented the house and had or grandchildren with us they were 3 and 8 they loved the pool and after a couple hours at the beach just down the road they would play in the pool the rest of the day. I think they will never forget this house and all the fun they had in it. The youngest is now 5 and can tell me everything about Eia Makou and how much she loved it, so this place will be with her forever. The home is well equipped with everything anyone would need, so go and enjoy it or as they the locals would say "Hang Loose".

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Star Gazing on top of Mauna Kea, Whale Watching Tours, Scuba Diving, Surfing and Body Boarding

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Rates & Availability

Kohala Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September/October
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Winter Season
Nov 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$410
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee Deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Jacuzzi/Propane $100
Tax Rate 13.25%

Nightly seasonal rate Up to 4 guests additional guest $20 each per night:Max guest 6 including children. Children must be able to swim. Discounts offered for active military. A cleaning fee is additional.

Check in is at 3:00 the day of arrival, and Check out is at 10:00 the day of departure.

*Payment and Cancellation: 90 days prior to your check-in, your reservation can be cancelled but we will only refund 50% of your payment.

Cleaning deposit of $500.00: Two hundred dollars is non-refundable. Guests will received a refund of the balance provided their cleaning bill does not exceed the normal amount of hours necessary to clean the house after your departure.

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Amenities

Kohala Coast House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (currently turned into a king size bed, but can be converted to 2 twin beds)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Located in a quiet residential neighborhood. We ask that our guests be respectful. We do not allow parties of more than 6 guests to stay in the house nor do we give permission for gatherings of more than 10 persons.

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