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Lovely, private & top floor views ~ 407 Hale Ono Loa

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Reef-surfing sea turtles, spectacular sunsets, all the colors of the ocean and the rustle of palms overhead ... Those are just a few of the daily sights and sounds you'll enjoy in this top floor, oceanfront condo located halfway between the resort communities of Kaanapali and Kapalua.

Recently remodeled, the condo offers travertine tiled floors, tropical furnishings, mahogany and granite kitchen with stainless appliances, walk-in shower and ample storage. Clever sliding plantation doors between the bedroom and living area can be closed for maximum privacy or left open so that you can watch the rising sun set the palms aglow outside.

Whales Ahoy!

Between November and April our guests get to enjoy the spectacular sight of the annual Humpback Whale migration. These awesome creatures come to Maui from Alaska every year to give birth and one of their favorite locations to do so is right out front of the condo in the wide channel between West Maui and the island of Lanai and Molokai. In the peak months (Jan - March), we can count on seeing dozens of whales an hour without leaving the condo!

Hale Ono Loa is a mid-century, low-rise condo complex that underwent a complete exterior renovation in 2010. Guests are able to enjoy a shared pool surrounded by palms, access to the ocean, sundecks at both pool level and alongside the ocean and beautiful tropical gardens filled with fragrant colorful blooms all year long. There's off-street parking, shared gas BBQs, shuffle board court and an interesting mix of full-time residents and vacationing visitors. Each condo is individually owned and independently rented, providing a low-key, peaceful alternative to the brand-name 'resort' experience.

Keywords: Honokowai, Hale Ono Loa, Condo, Oceanfront, Lahaina

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About The Owner

We love to swim, snorkel and scuba dive so Hawaii has been a favorite vacation destination for years. When we came to stay at Hale Ono Loa in West Maui in January 2007, we just knew it was the place for us. It's conveniently close to Lahaina and golfing at Kapalua or Kaanapali and BEST of all, it's right on the ocean. We can fall asleep listening to waves and wake up to surfing sea turtles.

When the Pacific Northwest is winter-dreary there's no better place than the lushly landscaped gardens around the condo and the azure blue sea right out front! We hope you'll consider staying in this place we love so much. Aloha! Vanessa & Greg

The Owner purchased this condo in 2007

Why The Owner chose Maui

There's just so much we enjoy about Hale Ono Loa. We love the reefs out front which fill with green sea turtles when the tide is high and always guarantee colorful fish when we're snorkeling. The ocean-side sundecks offer comfortable lounges for sunning or shady retreats for watching the whales. A thrice-weekly Farmers' Market is just a couple minute's walk down the street and it's only another short stroll to the head of the boardwalk which continues nearly 5 miles through the entire Kaanapali Resort area.

What makes this condo unique

We tried to anticipate our guests' every need and desire when appointing our condo. From the 'Heavenly Bed' king size mattress on a romantic sleigh bed to a fully equipped kitchen; comfort, ease and privacy are what we hope our guests enjoy when staying with us.

Pack your lunch in one of the coolers and head out to the many wonderful nearby beaches. You'll find beach chairs, sun umbrella, mats and some toys stored on the lanai. Come home and shower off the day's activities in the travertine-tiled bath before slipping one of the Hawaiian music CDs in the entertainment center and watching the sun set from the comfortably-furnished lanai.

Does dinner in sound like a good idea tonight? Why not pick up a piece of ahi from the Fish Market and grill it up on the pool-side BBQ. Listen to the palms rustle overhead and plan tomorrow's adventures with the guide books we've provided.


Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved staying in your well-appointed condo! The views were spectacular -- waves, turtles, whales, ships, etc... We cooked most of our meals and your kitchen had EVERYTHING we needed. (note to readers: a Safeway card is a MUST for better grocery prices. We saved a great deal of money using it in 4 weeks). Thank you for making your condo available to us. We'll be back!
Feb 2011
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Lovely, private & top floor views ~ 407 Hale Ono Loa
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 30 reviews

Consistently great place

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this condo for several years. It is a consistently in great condition, a great location, and good value. The owners are also great.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place in laid back area

  • 5 of 5

This unit was perfect for us (a couple -- it might feel a bit too low on privacy otherwise). It was so relaxing and lovely in the unit and the location is great. This street is several miles from the main touristy area of Lahaini. We loved the short walk to the local beach, natural grocery store/coffee/Mexican grocer. We spent multiple mornings foraging for breakfast at those stores and then walking across the street to the beach park to eat. There is also a plate lunch restaurant and a great massage studio a few blocks further down. We absolutely loved the location.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect place to stay on Maui

  • 5 of 5

Condo is beautiful. Watched whales from the lanai. Had everything we needed including beach towels. Really liked the walk-in shower. Vanessa and Greg are great landlords.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view and relaxing ocean waves

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very clean and had an amazing view of the ocean. It was so relaxing to listen to the waves at night. The kitchen was well equipped and we were able to cook breakfast each day very easily. Just a suggestion for future guests: it would be great to stock 4 beach towels as we used them every day and even though we hung them to dry after using, they were still damp each morning. I know this is because of the humidity but it would have been nice to have a few extra! Thanks for the great stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed Hale Ono Loa #407. It was very well equipped and we loved the ocean view where you could sit and watch the sea turtles. This unit was very clean and recently updated. The owners were attentive and helpful and we would not hesitate to book with them again. The unit is located just minutes away from Lahaina and all the shopping as well as a diverse offering of eateries. This was a great value and made for an enjoyable vacation.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean well equipped and as surprises!

  • 5 of 5

The sites and sounds from the deck were amazing. We walked to the ocean side deck on level 4 an watched sea turtles. We felt safe and secure and location was great

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Whale Watch Season
Dec 17 2016 - Apr 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Regular Season
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Peak Whale Watch Season
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 14 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Housekeeping Fee $120
Tax Rate 13.42%

Payment can be made by personal check, PayPal or credit card (processed by PayPal or VRBO - your choice).

Rates are subject to be changed until confirmed.
HI State tax ID: W40534305-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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