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Chaya Friedman

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

Luxurious Tranquility on the Water - Computer Equipped

7 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Molokai Condo Rental Photos and Description

Oceanfront 1 BR 1 BA Condo

Ka Hale Ola (House of Life) is a designer condo - high end appliances and furniture inside, and total beauty outside - for a bargain price. The view from your lanai is directly out on the ocean. In the morning experience a fabulous sunrise from the privacy of your terrace. Stay to watch the whales frolic in the ocean or, a few steps from your door, enjoy a beautiful pool and cabana, again directly on the ocean shore. At night enjoy a romantic view of the lights on Maui's shore while listening to the sound of the waves below you.

The condo features California king pillow-top bed with 1000 count linens, granite counter tops in the full kitchen, marble bathroom, high quality linens, professional cookware including rice cooker, full kitchen with top of the line appliances, gallery quality Hawaiian artwork, designer lighting and ceiling fans, laptop with free wireless Internet, two cable TV's (32' and 22' flat screen) , VCR, 2 DVDs, CD, recreational equipment (tennis, snorkeling).

Enjoy the lush and spacious tropical grounds of the resort complex and visit the outdoor library, pool, and tennis courts, or go exploring to the nearby beaches where you can swim, snorkel, or kayak. If you are lucky, you might even spot a rare Monk seal sunning on the beach.

Molokai also offers a wonderful mule ride to the old leper colony with stunning Cliffside ocean views all the way down - a trip unique in the world that you will talk about for years to come!

Amenities: Unobstructed views of neighboring islands and fabulous sunrises and sunsets. Complex includes extremely beautiful grounds, excellent pool, cabana, tennis courts, and outdoor library.

Condo is equipped with everything to make your stay comfortable including laptop, California king size bed and 2 TV's.

Furniture, decor, and appliances are high-end, with granite counters and luxury marble bathroom. Kitchen is fully equipped and includes paper goods, kitchen utensils, blender, coffeemaker, toaster, etc. Linens and kitchenware are also high end.

Laundry facilities are available down the hall. Recreational equipment is stored in the condo, including tennis rackets and balls and snorkeling equipment. Books, games, puzzles, CDs, and DVDs are provided in the condo. Internet access is available. There is an on-site property manager.

Don't miss the Saturday morning market, where you can shop for your veggies, and the Friday night get together and sing-along at the Molokai Hotel, where you'll meet just about everyone who lives on Molokai.

Area: Molokai is an island that will accommodate your desire to 'veg out,' if you choose, but also to enjoy many outdoor activities. Beauty surrounds you, with no shopping malls or high rises. Everyone knows everyone here - that's why it's call the 'friendly isle.'

Old Hawaii is what you'll find when you come to Molokai - nothing but wonderful weather and beautiful scenery.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Chaya Friedman (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Chaya Friedman

We live in the Chicago area and are semi-retired on Molokai where we have built a house. We are a database developer and professor, respectively. Chaya and Tom

Chaya Friedman purchased this condo in 2004

Why Chaya Friedman chose Molokai

We love Molokai - the quiet ambiance and beauty of nature. Having wonderful ocean and mountain views is the icing on the cake!

What makes this condo unique

Oceanfront is the place to be! Nothing between you and the ocean but a palm tree. Watch a gorgeous sunrise every morning, and the whales in season. The apartment is sparkling with light - white marble floors reflect. Everything about the condo is luxurious.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Chaya, Dear Tom -

This was the fourth time and it won't be the last. Great as ever!

Thank you.
Mar 2016
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Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

Luxurious Tranquility on the Water - Computer Equipped
average rating of 5.0 based on 58 reviews
Reno, Nevada
5

QUIET, PEACEFUL GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5

The condo was just as advertised. If you seek a quiet getaway away from the business of other islands, this is the place. Stores and restaurants are limited, but you soon find yourself settling into the beauty and quaintness of Molokai. Chaya, the owner, was a delight to deal with and all her promises were fulfilled.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2006
  • Stayed: Sep 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. George, Utah
5

Holiday Interlude

  • 5 of 5

We spent the last week of 2005 at Ka Hale Ola on Molokai, and it was the loveliest condo we stayed in during our two years in Hawai'i. If you are looking for a break and want to experience the "real" Hawai'i as found only on Moloka'i, this is the place to go. The condo is every bit as lovely as the photos and the view off the lanai was spectacular. We had the daily experience of watching the whales breach in the channel between Moloka'i and Mau'i, as well as spectacular sunrises each morning over Mau'i. No expense was spared in setting up this unit. It is well appointed with new appliances , furniture and linens, and many lovely pieces of local Hawai'ian art and is spotlessly clean. We highly recommend it if you are looking for a restful and quiet place to recharge your batteries.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2006
  • Stayed: Nov 2005
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Condo has everything!

  • 5 of 5

This well priced condo is well sticked with everything you could possibly think of. The owners are perfectly lovely hosts and were delightful to meet. The condo is quiet, has great views of the ocean and whales. We would go back in a heartbeat and hope to soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do aim to please :) So glad you enjoyed and hope you will come back soon. Aloha, Chaya and Tom
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5

This condo was our own little piece of paradise.

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect on the perfect island. We like to relax while we explore. On Molokai you keep finding new things and they feel like your very own.

Then we could come home to our oasis and believe that it was the best condo in the complex. And it is a nice complex.

You also have the best landlords ever. They care about your comfort and are available to help. Hospitality and the "friendly island" feel is what they extend. We are grateful.

Such a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review! We hope you will be back for more of the same :) Aloha, Chaya and Tom
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Denver, CO
5

Lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this lovely condo in Molokai and would definitely return. It's very tastefully and comfortably furnished and decorated, has a very well-stocked kitchen, and a comfortable bed. Very clean, lush towels and bedding, and nice little touches like bath products. Also, the kitchen had some condiments and other food which made it easier on us the first night, since we arrived on a Sunday after the grocery stores had closed. The view is beautiful, lanai a good size, and the grounds around the quiet condo complex are lovely. Nice little swimming pool. About a 20 minute drive into Kaunakakai, the main place to buy groceries and go to a restaurant. (Molokai is not a place go to for restaurants, but this condo is great for preparing meals at home.) It was quite hot and humid (more than usual) and an additional fan would have been nice. While there are ceiling fans in the living room and bedroom, they were not adequate, and we kept moving the one tabletop fan from room to room. While the owners provided plenty of info, some of it needs to be updated. For instance, the directions for operating the laptop and the DVD player did not work. We never figured out how to use the laptop but eventually solved the DVD issues. We rode the mules to Kaulapapa -- an adventure, but an uncomfortable ride and I would recommend flying in unless you are young and used to riding horses. Also went to Murphy's Beach (about 20 min away) and Papohaku Beach on the west end, after stopping at the Kite store in Mauna Loa. But most of our time was spent at this lovely condo, reading, cooking, resting and looking at the view.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the condo. We understand there were some problems with internet and cable TV and are working to resolve them. Hopefully they will be working to your satisfaction on your next visit :) Thanks for the great review and we look forward to having you stay with us again. Chaya and Tom
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Vallejo, CA
5

It really looks like this!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and i stayed in this unit for a week and this is really what it looks like! Great place - Super clean and everything is new & top of the line! I've rented over a dozen units/houses across the U.S. and Europe and this one might just be the nicest one I've ever rented. Enjoy & Aloha!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2006
  • Stayed: Jul 2004
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
mkk
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Hotel Molokai
Nearest Ferry
14 Miles
Molokai Princess
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Ironwood
Nearest Restaurant
13 Miles
Paddler's Inn
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
16-mile
Car: necessary

Molokai offers swimming, snorkeling (equipment provided), kayaking, golf, tennis (equipment provided), and sightseeing.

Visit several art galleries, a coffee plantation, a macadamia nut farm, and a taro farm nearby.

Golf is available at very reasonable prices within a half hour drive.

Fly or take a mule trip to Father Damien's old leper colony.

Ride the ferry for a day trip to Maui.

Take a whale-watching boat trip or a fishing charter.

Go scuba diving, or take surfing lessons.

Take a variety of bike rides, horseback rides, and hikes.

Don't miss the Saturday morning market, where you can shop for your veggies, and the Friday night get together and sing-along at the Molokai Hotel, where you'll meet just about everyone who lives on Molokai.

Other Activities: mule ride to historic leper colony

Golf: There are 2 golf courses on the island.

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Rates & Availability

Kaunakakai Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$950
$3,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$875
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning/Laundry $110
Tax Rate 13.42%

Cancellation receives full refund up to 60 days before arrival (minus $50 credit card fee if credit card was used). Following that full refund if we can rebook your dates. Failing that, full credit toward a future stay.

Significant reductions for long-term stays (2 or more months).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Molokai Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , marble
  • all new appliances, medicine cabinet, marble floor and walls, rain shower, first aid kit, hair dryer, magnifying mirror, extra supplies for guests
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , sleeper sofa in living room
  • 1000 count linens, pillow-top mattress, Tommy Bahama furniture, plantation shutters, mirrored closet doors, carpeted, crown molding, luxurious spread, 22' LCD TV with integrated DVD player, 'treasure chest' of lotions and potions for the bath.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Beautifully decorated and very quiet. A place to relax completely.

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