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Hale Papapa Moloka'i - Beautiful, Bali-inspired vacation home

Maunaloa, HI, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

Stunning House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 8, one of the best on Moloka'i

Experience Moloka'i in this 3,000 square foot architecturally-designed vacation rental home located on the West End of the island of Moloka'i, Hawaii. This stunning home set among dense, tropical foliage, is unique on the island of Moloka'i with a beautiful tropical setting, newly remodeled interiors, refreshed furnishings and stunning decks with views of Diamond Head on Oahu and the Molokai Channel.

Recently updated with all new appliances and outfitting of kitchen; new LP gas BBQ; new deck furniture; new king size beds and bedding; and all new soft goods. Beautiful remodeling of all four in-suite bathrooms, including glass and stone shower surrounds. In late 2016, all of the decks for outdoor dining and around the beautiful pool and spa were replaced giving the property yet another stunning upgrade. High speed internet service was added in 2018.

These beautiful, Bali-inspired accommodations overlook Papohaku Beach--Hawaii's longest & widest beach known for its soft, warm sand & deserted atmosphere. The home sits approximately 600 yards above the beach. Each suite has a view of the ocean. Facing west, guests will see the twinkling lights of Oahu at night & enjoy spectacular sunsets reflecting off the Pacific Ocean.

Known as 'Hale Papapa Moloka'i, this beautiful Moloka'i home has four separate suites, each with their own bath, and private, screened lanai.

Of the 4 suites, 3 feature king-size beds and the 4th is furnished with 2 twin-beds that can be combined into a king. The house can accommodate a maximum of 8 people.

Anchored in the center of the four suites is the 'long house' with living room, dining room and kitchen. 6 double french doors allow the beautiful tropical breezes flow through the house while two large ceiling fans keep the living area cool. The four suites are semi-detached from the long house, but connected by covered walkways. This unique floor plan lends itself well to larger groups & families who enjoy vacationing together, but still like to maintain a bit of privacy.

Views of the ocean from the pool, outdoor spa and deck areas. Soothing gardens & birdsong abound.

Full-time caretakers are located on the property housed in separate accommodations away from the main house.

If you are a lover of the Hawaiian Islands, a visit to Moloka'i should not be missed. It is peaceful, quiet, non-touristy and family-oriented. Frequent rainbows, the tallest sea cliffs in the world, spectacular tropical & coastline beauty, and deserted beaches - it's all here waiting to be experienced in this very special house that has an incredibly relaxing, rustic, tropical vibe. Surround area offers secluded beaches, hiking, mountain biking and great places for runs or walks.

Rental rates vary depending on the number of bedrooms occupied and the season (see Rates for details). No matter the number of suites occupied, vacation renters will have exclusive use of the premises.

See link to our the Owner's website below (including a new video) or feel free to contact us for more information or see what past guests have to say in our online Guestbook. Please feel free to email us at contact [at] halepapapa [dot] com for more details and rate quotes.

From $3,3360/week, depending on season and number of guests (deposits and taxes extra). Seasonal rates apply. Discount available for stays of 2 weeks or more.

Our on-island contacts (caretakers) can be reached at 808-979-1184 or 808-336-0370

Further information available at www [dot] halepapapa [dot] com

Hawaii Tax Identification #W97641098-01

Maui County Non Conforming Use Approval Pending

Keywords: Vacation Rental House on Moloka'i



Member Since 2004
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018


    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Private, screened lanai
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king, Private, screened lanai
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king, Private, screened lanai
      • Bedroom 4
        2 twin/ single, Private, screened lanai; can be converted to king bed
      • Each Suite has a cot or sleeping mats available for small children. Portable crib available.


      • 4 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        Newly renovated with stone walk-in shower
      • Bathroom 2
        Newly renovated with stone walk-in shower
      • Bathroom 3
        Newly renovated with stone walk-in shower
      • Bathroom 4
        Newly renovated with stone tub/shower combination
      • 4

      Location Type

        • Ocean View
          All 4 suites have a view of the ocean.


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Broadband Access
                      High speed (1G) internet service added in 2018
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Brand new as if April 2012
                    • Free Long Distance
                      Unlimited free local & nationwide long distance. International long distance, calls to information not free.
                    • Internet
                      High speed (1G) internet service added in 2018
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Mobile Phone
                      Cell phone service from AT&T and Verizon available but can be spotty at times
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Telephone
                      Each suite has own telephone.
                    • Washing Machine
                      Brand new as of March 2012
                    • Wireless Internet
                      High speed (1G) internet service added in 2018


                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Fully equipped kitchen; all new dishes and glasses as of April 2012
                        • Dishwasher
                          Brand new as of April 2012
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Kitchen
                          All new appliances as of March 2012
                        • Microwave
                          Brand new as of April 2012
                        • Refrigerator
                          Brand new as of April 2012


                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 10 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                  Limited board and card games available
                                • Music Library
                                  Bluetooth connectivity for Spotify and other on-line music services available
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                  Bluetooth connectivity available
                                • Television
                                  27' Flat Screen


                                    • Bicycles
                                      Available for rent from Molokai Bicycle. Will deliver to house if arranged in advance
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      4 levels of decks with views of Moloka'i channel and Diamond Head
                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      Each Suite has a private, screened lanai
                                    • Outdoor Grill

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • Hot Tub
                                        • Private Pool


                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • beachcombing
                                                • boating
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • shelling
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • mountain biking
                                                    • cycling
                                                    • fishing
                                                    • hiking
                                                    • kayaking
                                                    • deepsea fishing
                                                    • snorkeling
                                                    • snorkeling/diving
                                                    • surfing
                                                    • swimming
                                                    • wind-surfing


                                                        • Pots, Pans, Cooking Utensils, Toaster, Espresso Maker, Coffee Maker, Bean Grinder, Teapot, Electric Wok, Rice Cooker, Blender, Electric Griddle, Linens, Cutlery, Extra Beach Towels, Games (Playing Cards, Trivial Pursuit Cards, Monopoly, GardenGame, Boggle, Scrabble), Books, High Chair, Porta-Crib, Iron/Ironing Board, Blow Dryer, Room Fans

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          14 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Paradise, privacy, true spirit of aloha

                                                          folie a deuxbayside, california (humboldt county)

                                                          So many birds, breezes, fabulous walking and sunset beach. Perfect for a couple of old geezers like us.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thank you for staying with us again at Hale Papapa Moloka'i and for the very nice review. We hope you will come back yet again (and again) soon!

                                                          Beautiful Hale Papapa

                                                          Judy S.

                                                          Molokai has been on my husband's bucket list, so for his upcoming birthday the family decided to fulfill his wish. The location of the property was quiet, secluded and had a gorgeous view. The house fit our 6 adults, 2 children and a toddler perfectly. Property is well maintained and the kitchen had everything you could possibly need and a very nice washer/dryer. The caretakers live on the property and were extremely helpful, including stocking the frig etc for items we requested till we got to the store the following day of our arrival. The only negatives - power went out just as we arrived (apparently happens frequently) so had to scrounge up dull flashlights and use cellphones flashlights to get settled. Made a suggestion to owner for battery operated lanterns and better flashlights and he has already ordered them. Thanks Doug! The insect life is quite active and we had to battle ants (what they see in a microfiber turbie twist is beyond me) and moths the size of our hands. Would have loved AC as it got quite humid, but the pool made up for it. The owner, property manager and caretakers were quick to respond to any questions or needs. All in all, Hale Papapa is a beautiful piece of property and would love to return again. Aloha

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Aloha Judy, Thanks for your nice comments about your stay at Hale Papapa Moloka'i. You will be pleased to know that the new flashlights and battery-powered lanterns are in place! As for the insects-- they are part of the deal when living in such a beautiful, tropical environment. This month we will be continuing our improvements to the property with all new decks at the outdoor dining and sundeck areas. Come back again soon. Mahalo!

                                                          Family Vacation

                                                          Bill C.

                                                          This was our second time to Molokai and first time at Hale Papapa. It was a wonderful house for our family which includes 3 teenage daughters. We loved the quiet location and the private pool. Brian and Taylor, the caretakers, maintain the house very well. We would definitely return.

                                                          Heavenly Star-Gazing!

                                                          starrsPhoenix, Arizona 85018

                                                          My husband and I live on the mainland in a big city and this place was like heaven on earth of us. Especially since we are both lovers of star-gazing. We were blessed that during the time we were there, the Lionid meteor showers were upon us and every night we would head out to the deck and lay out on the lawn chairs and gaze up up at the night sky and the falling stars were countless we made so many wishes! :) It's so wonderful to be in a place so wild and be able to relax and enjoy nature the way we did a this place. There was also a special heart constellation in the winter sky above for our romantic adventure. We were also given a good deal of privacy which we both appreciated. Loved this Star-Gazer's retreat! XOXO


                                                          Russell LSan Francisco

                                                          This was our third visit to Hale Papapa and it gets better every time. Having once owned property on Molokai and frequenting the island for thirty years I can't think of a better location and/or more suitable accommodations to experience Molokai. The house shows exquisite taste, it's well maintained, sophisticatedly stocked and completely private. It's truly an island paradise...the photos speak for themselves.

                                                          Caretakers Brian and Taylor obviously work hard to keep the property maintained and looking pristine. They were friendly and readily available to provide anything we needed (tiki lamp fuel, etc) including local knowledge and advice. They were never intrusive and our privacy was well preserved throughout the week. They definitely exude the aloha spirit!

                                                          We're already planning our next visit to Molokai and won't consider another rental as long as Hale Papapa is available.

                                                          Wounderful Home

                                                          NickReno Nv

                                                          Wonderful home for a four family getaway. The large pool was clean and kept clean by the staff. No issue with

                                                          bugs, except at night outside. The layout with the four separate bedrooms made for quiet nights. Kitchen was

                                                          well stocked with dishes and pots and pans. Great washer and dryer. Also there is a crib and playpen if needed.

                                                          I could not ask for a better place to relax and watch the sunset.


                                                          Maunaloa, HI, USA

                                                          7-day minimum stay requested. Area attractions: Whale Watching, Sunbathing, Bicycling, 4-Wheel Exploring, Mule Rides, Beachcombing, Deep Sea Fishing, Canoeing, Cultural Hikes, Tallest Sea Cliffs in the World!!

                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Tax Rate

                                                          RATES SHOWN ARE FOR 2-4 GUESTS USING 2 SUITES. Actual weekly rates are based on number of guests and range from $480-$675/night for 2018 Low Season, $530-$750/night for 2018 High Season. Special pricing in effect for the Christmas Holidays and Spring Break. Weekly rates include Cleaning Fee. DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR STAYS OF LONGER THAN 2 WEEKS. STATE OF HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX ID#TA-040-953-0368-01 Maui County Non-Conforming Use Approval Pending

                                                          14 Reviews
                                                          Exceptional 5/5
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