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BIG ALOHA & AWESOME VIEW AT THIS HAWAIIAN HOME!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

~Breezy Spacious and Welcoming Vacation Home~

This Hawaiian home sits up on the mountain with unbelievable, panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, Diamond Head, Waikiki, and downtown. Watch sunsets, fireworks, whales, and rainbows from the lanai. Situated only 2 miles from Diamond Head, 2.5 miles from Waikiki, 1.5 miles from Kahala Mall, 8 miles from Hanauma Bay, and 11 miles (20 minutes) from the airport. Minutes to jump on the highway and explore the island. Beautiful beaches surround us.

This lovely and breezy house is furnished with vintage Hawaiian charm. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms (one with a tub/shower and one with a shower), a large living room, and a dining room that seats 8. The fully equipped kitchen is a chef’s dream, with a gas cooktop, a double oven, one of which is convection, a dishwasher, and a view. The kitchen has a cute breakfast nook, but you will probably have your coffee on the spacious lanai. The home is equipped with three TV’s, a VCR, a CD/ipod player, internet and boardgames. One bedroom has a king sized bed, one- a queen, one- two twins, and there’s a convertible double futon couch available in the living room. It comfortably sleeps 6-8. We’re equipped with a washer and dryer, detergent included. It has a lovely garden with an outdoor shower for when you get back from beach. Come home and breathe in the fragrance from the mature Plumeria trees which surround the home.

There's one covered parking space and ample street parking is available.

Owners live below on the first floor and can speak English and Japanese.

The unit is on the second floor, and there are 12 stairs up to access it.

There is no air conditioning, but the home stays cool from the well designed cross breezes, fans in all rooms, and solar shades in the living and dining rooms.

Come relax and re-energize in this lovely Hawaiian home, enjoy unbelievable views and live Aloha.

Keywords: Japanese OK, Residential, House, Furnished, Lanai, View, Garden, Aloha

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2017

About The Owner

ALOHA!

We are the owners of this dream house and we are very excited to share our piece of paradise with you and your family.

We are a multi-cultural and bi-lingual family. My husband and I met in Japan where I was living and teaching for 8 years. We have traveled the world and love meeting new people.

I continue to teach here and my husband works in the hospitality industry. We are living out our dream.

We live in the separate bottom unit with our 2 young sons and will be available if you need any help. We can offer advice, tips and ideas about how to enjoy Honolulu the way locals do. We look forward to welcoming you to our home.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why The Owner chose Kaimuki

When we first came to the Hawaiian Islands on vacation, it was love at first site. The ocean, the smell, the climate and the multi-cultural diversity are amazing. Honolulu offers the best mix of enjoying outdoor activities and shopping, cultural activities and nightlife. Come see it for yourself and fall in love.

What makes this house unique

The VIEW!!!

See the endless ocean view with all its Pacific blues. See the bird's-eye view of the gentle sloping Diamond Head. See the breathtaking sunsets in the evenings. See the the night lights of city twinkle below.

The CONVENIENCE!!!

Only minutes away from everything you need- dining, shopping, nightlight and entertainment.

Or stay home and cook your own meals.

The PRICE!!!

Enjoy all the comforts and space of a home at a very affordable price.

Give yourself and your family a wonderful Hawaiian vacation!!!

Amenities

Kaimuki House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • One King size bed in Bedroom 1, One Queen size Bed in Bedroom 2, Two Twin or Single Beds in Bedroom 3, 1 Queen size Futon Couch in Living Room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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5

Great stay for 10 days, has everything you need

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home. The views are wonderful. House has all you need to live, cook (love the large Weber BBQ), relax. Pictures are exactly what you get. The lanai is fantastic for morning, afternoon and dinner. We were here in September, ate dinner there every night at sunset around 6:30, cooler weather and that constant breeze. Weather was warm at high 80's, but a constant breeze and the ceiling fans in every room really made it comfortable. Crisitn is a great hostess, she left us alone unless we needed something and the house really felt like it was ours. I would actually rate this a 4.5, only because there is some traffic noise but we adjusted to it and it did not take away from our enjoyment. On other comments the parking was mentioned, not a big deal just have the passengers exit the car prior to parking. we would stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Diamond Head and Honolulu views

  • 3 of 5

This was a very nice, clean, well maintained property, conveniently located for access to the H1 freeway. We had a nice stay, but there are both Pros and Cons to mention:

Pro: Location location location...the views are phenomenal, and many hours were spent enjoying Diamond Head and Honolulu/Waikiki throughout the evening, night, and morning. Sunsets were phenomenal as were the Friday night all to brief fireworks over Waikiki. We took advantage of the kitchen, which is clean, modern, and well stocked and prepared a number of meals eaten on the porch.

Cons: There is no air conditioning, so becomes very warm if the trade winds are not blowing. The street is very noisy well into the night and early morning with traffic; the sounds are muffled if the windows are closed but to do so means no ventilation. The back bedroom has no privacy, as the neighbors can look down right into the window; shades can be drawn but then the room is stifling warm due to lack of ventilation. The open garage is small, and the parking slot for guests is steep and makes it difficult to squeeze out of the car on the passenger side.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Annual sibling reunion

  • 5 of 5

Mikahala Ocean View was a great house for our sibling reunion. Very clean, and we've never had a VRBO house that was as well stocked as this one. Cristin greeted us with fresh mangos from her neighbor's tree, and was very helpful in helping us find our way around. View from the lanai (where we spent many hours) is amazing, with Diamond Head off in the distance, Waikiki, and a full moon! Very well stocked kitchen. Thank you, Cristin, for making us so comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient location

  • 3 of 5

This house was centrally located to all of the spots we wanted to visit. The homeowner was very friendly and helpful. The sleeping conditions were uncomfortable for our family due to no air conditioning and the lack of trade winds. Anyone staying in the non-summer months or families not used to A/C might be okay but it was definitely warm when trying to sleep.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for our week in Honolulu for our son's wedding

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week-long stay here. The view is amazing - from Diamond Head to Waikiki and the house fit our needs extremely well. We had 4 adults and 2 children (2 and 5 years old), so the 3 bedrooms worked well for us. We made a lot of use of the lanai from breakfast to watch the morning light to evenings when we used the gas grill. The kitchen has everything we needed and the bin on the lanai had boogie boards, beach chairs, and other beach supplies. The owner also provides beach towels and access to the laundry room. She even brought us some fresh mangoes one afternoon! It's also a short drive to several grocery stores and only about 10-15 minutes to the beach.

Our only issue was some street noise in the master bedroom - the bus line runs on this street, so it's convenient to take the bus but we could hear the bus going up the hill at night.

Overall, we really enjoyed our stay and would stay here again if we come back to Honolulu.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A very pleasant stay for our family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing and memorable stay at this house for our families coming from US and Japan. Every morning, we enjoyed the amazing view while having breakfast on the lanai. We even saw the Friday night fireworks over Waikiki from the lanai. The house was very spacious and comfortable for my 18month old son to run around and for the adults to hang out. It had everything one would need for a Hawaii vacation - beach towels, boogie board, beach chairs and mats, beach toys, snorkels, everything! Cristin was very accommodating and even shared some of her baby equipments for my son. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $265
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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