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Oceanfront Maui paradise; owner-managed HKOK208 offers unrivaled luxury and care

Bedrooms 1
Space 612 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Exquisite one-bedroom, one-bath beachfront apartment on the ocean's edge

We're almost sold out for 2018, with one week available September 12-19. We have two weeks available in March 2019, with next availability in May, 2019.


Thank you so much for considering Hawaii, Maui, and Hale Kai O’Kihei for your vacation. With so many wonderful and exotic holiday destinations to choose from, the Internet bringing access to them right to your home, and vacation time and dollars so precious, we appreciate you taking the time to visit our site.

In finishing, furnishing, and maintaining our apartment 208, we started from a simple premise: what do we like about where we stay when we’re on holiday? Whether we’re doing a home exchange, staying in a reciprocal private club in another city, or in an apartment or condo booked through VRBO, we want a place that speaks to intimacy and individuality.

We don’t like cold, impersonal, one-size-fits-all experiences, where the bare minimum is what’s provided. We want to stay in places where our needs are important, where our time spent travelling to the destination and the cost of getting there is understood and appreciated. We want to stay in homes and apartments where the human touch of the owner abounds — where the owner’s attention to detail and focus on our experience are always top of mind.

It’s all about passion. Your experience with us needs to be exceptional. From the moment you walk in the door, we want you to experience an ocean-front home away from home that is warm and welcoming. Perhaps it’s the colours, the cleanliness, or the carefully selected artwork. Maybe it’s the fresh flowers and wine, or the L'Occitane en Provence toiletries. Or perhaps it's one of the dozens of other little touches — like the beach chairs, beach towels, snorkel gear, binoculars — that make arriving and getting started on your time off and time away just that much quicker and easier.

We spend a great deal of time listening to our guests and tailoring our efforts to their needs. The personal touch infuses all that we do, and that passion is fuelled each time a guest returns, or recommends our apartment to family members and friends.

Again, thank you for choosing Hawaii and Maui, and for considering our apartment 208 at Hale Kai O’Kihei. We’d like you to stay with us, and experience our efforts to make your stay exceptional and to keep you coming back, whenever work schedules, family commitments, or the need to ‘just get away’ allow.

Now, information about what awaits you at Hale Kai O’Kihei and apartment 208 . . . .

If you're looking to stay in one of the nicest oceanfront apartments available at Hale Kai O’Kihei, then you've found it! Apartment 208 in Hale Kai O’Kihei offers the Hawaiian experience you've dreamt of.

If “perfect” is the best word to describe the location of Hale Kai O’Kihei — on a palm-tree bordered golden-sand beach on a quiet residential street off busy South Kihei Road — then “stunning” is the only word to describe apartment 208, a fully renovated, no-expense-spared one-bedroom oasis on the second floor of this Kihei beachfront jewel.

From gorgeous cherry wood cabinets in the kitchen and bath with silent closing drawers, elegant granite kitchen and bath countertops, Kohler fixtures, Grohe faucets, exquisite shower with artist-designed cast-glass panels and found-pebble floor, virtually seamless 18” x 18” tile from the front door to the outer edge of the lanai, top-end appliances including flat-glass cooktop, ultra low-sound dishwasher and compact clothes washer . . .

. . . to a work-of-art ‘glass wall’ to the lanai with feather-light centre-opening doors, a peaceful but high-efficiency Fujitsu Halcyon 18,000 BTU split air conditioner, and yes, even an electric sunshade on the lanai allowing full-lanai use and ocean views, even at the height of the afternoon sun . . .

. . . and backed by only the highest quality and thread-count linens and beddings for refreshing tropical sleep, unit 208 builds on the perfect beachside location of Hale Kai O’Kihei and puts you in the picture in one of the most luxurious and fully outfitted units this jewel of a building has to offer, including secure, free WiFI for the exclusive use of our guests.

And when you add this stunning unit to the perfect location? The Hawaiian experience you've dreamt of, matched by few other units in HKOK.

Relaxing in apartment 208 on the second floor of this beautiful Kihei beachfront property, the stress and pressures of hectic Mainland life are all but forgotten. Offering privacy and calm amid the sight, sound, and feel of gently breaking waves, swaying palm trees, and soothing ocean breezes, Hale Kai O’Kihei, with just over 50 units on three floors, delivers South Maui’s best boutique accommodation and oceanfront experience.

Enjoy the ocean view from your private lanai. Walk across the lawn beneath the swaying palms to swim in the warm, breathlessly blue Pacific. Stroll the quiet and largely undiscovered beach and return re-connected and renewed. Linger in the pool taking in the green lawn, the golden-sand beach, the Island of Lanai, and the sky that goes on forever. Watch the sunset from the warm sand at the edge of the beach, the palms behind you, the future and all its possibilities directly ahead.

This one-bedroom, second-floor oasis will be your ‘home away from home’ with all the amenities you will need for the Maui vacation for which you've been waiting. And Kihei, located on the sunny, southern shore of Maui, is only 20 minutes from the airport in Kahului.

This is one of the very nicest units in HKOK, and offers you the Hawaiian experience you've dreamt of.

This is a licensed vacation rental, so book with confidence. As well, in renting this unit, you are renting directly from the owner, not an agent or third-party representative. The owner has an Internal Revenue Service Tax Identification Number and a Hawaii Tax Identification Number (111-920-3328-01) for the collection and remittance of State of Hawaii Transient Accommodation Tax (TAT) and State of Hawaii General Excise Tax (GET), and dutifully makes all remittances required by law while complying with, and reserving all protections under, the North American Free Trade Agreement and the United States — Canada Income Tax Convention.

More Details

Adam Leamy, Owner
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2018

About Adam Leamy, Owner

We're like many of the guests we've met at Hale Kai O'Kihei over the years -- we've got demanding jobs, and put a lot of effort into our work. So there are times when we just want to get away from the stress for a few days, and get to a place where living is just easier, the demands less.

That philosophy guided our renovation and redecoration of our first Hale Kai O’Kihei apartment when we purchased it in 2008 (and sold in 2015). The same approach influenced the additions and touches we've added to this stunningly renovated unit #208, which we purchased in 2011.

We've added more “Maui” colour though a restfully exotic paint palette, thoughtful furnishings, finishings, and appliances, and additional locally sourced vintage Hawaiian artwork. We don’t like to pack too much when we come to Hale Kai O’Kihei, so we stock snorkels, fins, and masks, boogie boards and beach chairs right down to binoculars and tropical CDs for our guests and us to use.

We’re always learning more about what makes a stay at Hale Kai O’Kihei an outstanding experience for ourselves and our guests. And with #208, one of the nicest units in Hale Kai O’Kihei -- itself the best in boutique accommodation in South Maui -- we’ve perfected the delivery of the Hawaiian experience that we and our guests have dreamt of!

So join us in the great Maui adventure at Hale Kai O’Kihei! Come and visit and discover the Hawaiian holiday of your dreams!

Adam Leamy, Owner purchased this condo in 2011

Why Adam Leamy, Owner chose Kihei

We’ve been visiting HKOK since 1997, and bought our first apartment in 2008, selling it in 2015. This remarkable place, and the experience it offers, gets in your blood. Departures for us and our guests aren’t the end -- they’re just the start of planning for the next trip. And that’s the best way to finish a holiday -- making plans for the next one.

Each time we visit, HKOK delivers. Sometimes we’re doing errands and chores; other times, we’re true ‘guests’ ourselves, relishing the chance to do blissfully, decadently nothing. Just taking in the sights, the sounds, and the beauty of it all. And the great thing is that it’s all there, visible from the private lanai or for direct interaction by way of a few paces across the lawn, through the palm trees to the beach.

In March 2011, on a beach walk from HKOK, past the oceanfront estates on Halama St. through Kalama Park, and over a coffee at Kihei Caffe, the decision was made to buy #208. Why? Because in a world of sometimes wearying change HKOK is a welcome, restorative constant. And therein lies the HKOK charm: Shopping and services are a block away and those farther afield run the gamut from Macy’s to Tiffany’s. For us, the real draw continues to be this simple delight: Once we get in the door of #208, and put our groceries away, we're set, and can experience much of what we want from Maui, even whale watching, from our own lanai or our own front yard and beach.

The lure of Maui’s beaches, restaurants and places to watch the world slowly go by remains. But 208, uniquely renovated, offers a wondrous Hawaiian experience, all day long -- one many of us dreamt of in childhood on ‘sick days’ in colder climes, when game-show hosts Bob Barker or Tom Kennedy whisked winners away to Hawaii, affording us all a Technicolor glimpse of this exotic paradise.

Sitting on the edge of the beach with a glass of wine, long after the sun has disappeared? Still a star-gazer's paradise, and an awesome way to end any day.

What makes this condo unique

We love walking the beach first thing in the morning, before the sun peeks out over the edge of Haleakala, when ours are the first footprints in the sand.

We love the way that in the mid-morning, the water just off the shore is dead calm, and is as many shades of blue, blue-green, and turquoise you can count.

We love watching the horizon out past the shallows, where the water turns a deep, alluring blue, when the breaching Humpbacks send plumes of bright white spray into the air.

We love the midday when beach walkers and sun bathers take a break from the waves and the sun, seeking shade and sustenance, and a quiet falls over Hale Kai O’Kihei.

We love the mid-afternoon awakening when the wind picks up, the waves are more playful, drawing windsurfers and kite surfers to the shore and the challenges beyond.

We love the late afternoon, when the sun accelerates its race for the far side of Lanai and the lawn is a velvety canvas of yellows and greens, set against the dark slope of West Maui to the north, and a still-clear sky speaks to the promise of stars and far-away dreams to follow.

We love when the sun finally winks out behind Lanai, and those who have assembled on the lawn and beach to watch its farewell hug, kiss, or squeeze hands, in that knowing gesture which acknowledges that this one moment, this one sunset, experienced together, was what called them to Maui, and which they will use, in the years ahead, as the touchstone to remember their trip here, and why it was so special.

And then we love when darkness falls, and the two of us head down to the beach, lie back in the sand, and take in the enormity of the clarity and depth of the wondrous night sky.


Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 612 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • A gorgeous bathroom featuring cherry-wood cabinetry, appointments by Kohler and Grohe, thick and thirsty Hotel Collection towels, a Maytag washer, plus various supplies -- a hair dryer, too -- to assist in making your stay comfortable and complete.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • There is a queen-size bed in the bedroom, and a new double-sized pull-out La-Z-Boy sofa bed in the living room with 8'' deep La-Z-Boy air mattress.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Lutron lighting switches control overhead lights in the bathroom, hallway and kitchen, allowing you to set the light level to create the right mood -- set the preferred low-light level, and with one tap, soft lights come to life for a romantic, spa-like atmosphere; with two taps, full brightness. Casablanca “Charthouse" fan with mahogany 'Plantation Wicker" blades in living room, and Casablanca 'Capistrano' fan (also with mahogany blades) in the bedroom will evoke South Seas thoughts, while gently caressing with cool air. Outside, a lovely beachfront lawn, dotted with palm trees links you to the beach and blue waters beyond. When you want a break from the sun, but want to stay close to the water's edge, you can move your supplied beach and lounge chairs under the shade of rustling palms to read and relax, with the waves, whales, and horizon always in sight, and the beach just steps away.


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  • 5 of 5

Walking the beach, sitting on the balcony every morning with that cup of coffee in hand, reflecting...Maui brought relaxation, peace and calm to the mind. The owners are super at communicating, the condo is stocked with everything you need and more, very clean, the bed is very comfortable...10 stars all the way!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A dream come true!

  • 5 of 5

I have always wanted to visit Hawaii. Last year, I dreamed of being there on my 60th birthday. Not ever having been to Maui, and having only received advice from a friend that South Maui is the better place to stay (because it is quieter and more central to the multitude of sites), we were nervous about finding a place that would be comfortable, safe, relaxed, clean and quiet, that really would be right on the beach (as advertised) -- a place where we could feel good about spending all of the money and time commitment it took to get there. I spent hours and hours searching VRBO's website (and others). Adam's description of his and Michelle's condo spoke to me. The photographs attracted me. After several evenings of fretting and hesitating, I hit the "book now" button. I'm so glad I did. Our vacation was wonderful in every way. The condo is just as described. The photos we snapped on our cellphones look just like these. And I have a gorgeous sunset photo that we plan to enlarge, frame and hang in our home. We truly felt like Adam and Michelle were our hosts. Adam was very responsive to our questions and calmed our nervousness. The details that we particularly appreciated were the beach towels and chairs, the binoculars, the very quiet dishwasher, the comfortable mattress and two comfortable couches, the Hawaiian music CD's, the washing machine, the quality linens and dishware, and the Kona coffee. We liked that the condo building was small (about 50 units, I think). The managers (John and Sue) were visible and puttered around as loving caretakers. The property is on a quiet street, one block away from the "main road", so you don't hear road noise, but it is a very easy walk to several really good restaurants and the grocery store. On my 60th birthday, I walked the beach, sunned on the beach, and played in the water, right outside our door! It was a dream come true!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a kind note, and how fortunate we are that you found Hale Kai O’Kihei and HKOK208. And thank you for recognizing Sue and John, our Resident Managers – under their caring hands and attentive eyes, the property has blossomed, and all of us — guests and owners alike — are the better for it. I understand the trepidation at booking online: I have every confidence in the accuracy of our descriptions and the honesty of our listing . . . and I automatically expect that of others when we travel; on several occasions, though, my faith has not been rewarded, and we’ve been keenly disappointed. So I turn that disappointment into making our lovely hkok208 better, in the hope that the only surprise guests have are of the most pleasant type — how much better the apartment is when they step across the threshold than our pictures or written description could ever convey. I was very touched by your kindness leading up to, and during your stay. Your wonderful offering, “On my 60th birthday, I walked the beach, sunned on the beach, and played in the water, right outside our door! It was a dream come true!” must surely have as big an impact on others reading this as it did on us — so please don’t wait long to return, whether to Maui, HKOK, HKOK208, or anywhere else in Hawaii; you are the type of guests who make a place better by spending time in it, and that enriches us all. Thank you. Adam
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Return to Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Our sixth time renting this unit. We keep coming back as it's a beautiful property and right on the beach (not many properties in Kihei have this). This unit has all the amenities of home, is tastefully decorated with a Hawaiian theme, and the view from the lanai is fabulous. The owners are great to deal with, have maintained the unit to perfection throughout the years and recently have updated their appliances as well. The first time we walked thru the door of 208 we both said WOW!! We sit on the balcony for hours and watch: turtles in the surf, fifty swaying palm trees, paddle boarders, kite surfers, or the various birds singing. The beach is safe to walk and swim in. Often you get the opportunity to swim with turtles or see them sunning on the beach. Thank you Michelle and Adam for all the love you put into 208. Sue and Brian

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Yes, for finding us all those years ago and, yes, for returning to Maui, Hale Kai O’Kihei and us time and again — it’s always such a treat to open my email program and see that you’re once again ready for a Maui top-up. I like that you’re ready for a refill about the same time we’re ready for one, so I tend to live through you a bit until it’s our turn. But thank you most for your thoughtful comments and insights over the years in the Guest Book in the apartment, and in this online Guest Book, too; you always offer a nice turn of phrase, a gift that puts people at ease that a calm, quiet and beautiful Maui still exists, when one knows where to look, and — this one’s important — knows how to appreciate it. In your first or second visit, I remember your chore for the day was to count the palm trees on the yard before the beach, and count them you did, and refer to that joyous task you did, again, in your writing above. Like you, I love the easy, calm waters off our beach, where it’s always safe for little ones, and the water’s pace is slower than elsewhere, so even the turtles seem to seek it out for its safety and peace. I’ve often said that some people do a place good, and you two certainly bring more to HKOK than you take. But in truth, some guests do owners good, too, and in that, recharged, renewed, and restored, owners ensure that all guests benefit as a result. Caring, engaged owners make for happy, delighted guests; it’s just that simple. Thank you both for your sixth contribution to Maui through Hale Kai O’Kihei, and for the joyful, remarkable visits to this magical place so many have had — including us — as a result of your kind, clear, honest, and evocative writing. Adam
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Beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second trip to Kihei but one of several to Maui. This time our online search brought us to Hale Kai O'Kihei. We were searching for beachfront access, quality accomodations, and beautiful views. This condo offered it all and delivered in every way. Probably the most well equipped condo we have experienced in Maui, there is everything you could possibly need. Much time and care has been put into making this condo inviting and extra special. Our mornings (sometimes all morning) were spent sipping coffee on the Lanai over looking the ocean or watching young families gather around the pool below. Just a few steps from the condo lazy walks took us from one beautiful beach to another. It was never to far to go for a meal, drinks or just shop around if we cared to do so. However we were always drawn back to the Lanai and a bit of 'bubbly'. Lanai sunscreen for the later afternoon sun was a welcome surprise, we never had to lower so to obstuct any view. This is what we come to Maui for. It's relaxing and captivating. A place where getting on with the day is lightly thought out. Our adventure this time around was travelling through the Upcountry, to the lower Road to Hana, to the coastal area of Kīpahulu where there are the Pools of Ohe’o, freshwater pools and waterfalls set amid bamboo forest. It's a beautiful and sometimes sketchy drive where lava fields meet the ocean and large cattle rule the road. Our hike to the falls was extraordinary! We just love Kihei and Maui is a most beautiful Island. Thank you Adam for your attentiveness Our experience from beginning to end was excellent.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I remember our early exchanges when you were booking your stay, and your observation that yours is a busy life, and ‘down time’ is always treasured. In your note, above, you’ve done a tremendous service to others in the same position . . . as it’s clear you found the place where unwinding was indeed possible. I think your phrasing is lovely, especially when you wrote about Maui, this: “A place where getting on with the day is lightly thought out.” And, of course, that’s it, but so effectively expressed. We’re there in June, and your lovely, kind note worked its magic on us, too: Your words have done their job — we just cannot wait to return to experience all you have written about! Thank you so much for finding Hale Kai O’Kihei, and for staying with us; we’d be delighted to welcome you back, whenever the need for down time brings you this way again. A lovely bit of writing, and for all who will be renewed by it, I thank you; well done you. Adam
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Best in Maui

  • 5 of 5

Adam, another short visit en route, and as always, thank you for making it all work.

We’ve got a long stay booked later this year, and I cannot wait. Each visit here reminds me how special this place is, and how rare your approach is. One thing I’ve come to enjoy is reading your Guest Book in the apartment; everybody has their own unique visit, but everyone also realizes that this ‘home base’ you’ve created is exceptional in every way. So, a short visit (again!) but one that has whet my appetite for our vacation later this year.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always a pleasure, and I'm delighted that you've finally got some real vacation time coming up. All's well for your stay, and we're looking forward to having you both visit this time. That Guest Book is always a great read, isn't it?; guests are always finding interesting things that we've yet to discover, even though we've visited Maui many times now. To me, that makes some sense: In our case we have our favourite paces and drives and, each trip, we like to touch base with them, to make sure they're still there, still magical and of course, they always are. Maui's funny that way, for us -- it's a bit like a comfy old sweater, one that you turn to when you need a dose of consistency, familiarity, and reliability in a world that often offers quite the opposite. It was good to see your email emerge from the ether, and to welcome you back. Safe travels. Adam
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Once Again, a Fabulous Vacation at HKOK 208

  • 5 of 5

This condo is so welcoming and the ocean breezes from the lanai are magical. The condo is as lovely as we remembered it and Adam, you are an amazing host. Your concern for our comfort and enjoyment when the piece broke off the cooktop and your speed in getting a new one installed speaks volumes about how genuinely you care about the people who stay at HKOK 208. Thank you for the coffee and Prosecco and for use of the great snorkelling and beach equipment. We have rented many condos in many places, but none compares with yours - for location, comfort, care and attention to the needs of guests, recreational equipment provided and overall responsiveness of the owner. We spent two and a half weeks relaxing, swimming, enjoying the sunsets, touring and snorkelling. It is lovely to have a calm, safe swimming beach right out in front of the condo and we again saw turtles on the beach near the condo. We had some heavy rains so the ocean in front of the condo was brown for a few days from the rain runoff. We went elsewhere to swim those days. We spent a day driving up to the Blow Hole, picnicking and watching boogie boarders at D.T. Fleming park and snorkelling/swimming at Kapalua Beach. Great snorkelling there in calm, shallow waters. Spent a day touring around the Upcountry; viewed the art galleries and glass blowing studio in Makawao. Snorkelling at Secret Cove and Ulua Beach and Keawakapu beach. One early evening, we were at a beach near Paia and saw 40 giant turtles on the beach and more coming out of the ocean, working so hard to make their way up the beach. A wonderful, relaxing holiday!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely! I have to say that you two always do it right — to me, that’s a perfect length of stay; long enough to be out-and-about for all that interests you, yet lots of time to relax on the lanai watching the waves, the palms, and that endless horizon over the Pacific. That’s a nice way to experience it all. Your note mentions several of our regular haunts and, as we’ve just booked our next trip for June, you’ve made the pending trip real — just two more months! It’s been an unusually long, dreary, rainy winter here in Victoria, BC — Hawaii has had more than its usual share of rainy weather, too, with some significant flooding on Oahu and Kauai the past few days — so I’m hoping that winter will soon release its grip and we can all turn the corner. It’s always good to know that you are staying with us, and wherever your travels take you next, you’re always welcome at HKOK208. It sounds like you had a great holiday, and I’m glad you shared the experience — a nice lift to all who long for Maui, their favourite places there, and some warmer weather, too!
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A gently sloping sandy beach leads to rewarding swimming and snorkeling at Hale Kai O'Kihei (two snorkel sets are located in the bedroom closet), with low-tide opportunities to walk along the edge of the reef and experience small, beautiful aquatic life.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

Cancellation Policy: If booking cancelled at least 60 days prior to arrival, a 100% refund will be made. If cancelled between 60 and 30 days prior to arrival, a 50% refund will be made. Cancellations less than 30 days before arrival are 100% non-refundable, although the $300 security deposit, and the cleaning fee are refunded. Cancellations must be received by 12:00 PM on the appropriate day. There is no refund for shortened stays after arrival. No fee is charged for arrival- or departure-date changes if there is time available and changes are made well in advance; if there is not time available, the cancellation policy will apply. Please purchase travel cancellation insurance if you think your plans may change or be interrupted.

Seven-night minimum stay. Rates are for two people. Summer 2018 rate (Apr. 16, 2018 - Dec. 15, 2018) $175/nt. Winter 2018-2019 rate (Dec. 16, 2018 - Apr. 15, 2019) $285/nt. Summer 2019 rate (Apr. 16, 2019 - Dec. 15, 2019) $170/nt. Cleaning fee is $150. Rates subject to 14.42 HI State Tax (HI Tax ID 111-920-3328-01).

Year-in-advance reservations: Airlines generally don’t post their flight schedules more than a year in advance. For guests who have booked their stay with us in advance of airlines’ publication of their schedules, a difficulty has been created when airline schedules are announced, and flight options don’t coordinate with the dates guests have booked with us. As we are often fully booked, we’ve been unable to change guests’ accommodation dates to match flights. This was very frustrating for guests, so we don't accept reservations more than a year in advance of guest arrival at Hale Kai O’Kihei. That said, we offer our current guests the first opportunity to book the apartment for the same time period in the following year. To take advantage of this, please make your reservation for the following year during your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.