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Newly Remodeled Peaceful Direct Ocean Front Maui Hale - Breathtaking Views

Bedrooms 1
Space 555 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Quiet Street, Little Beach where Turtles Love to Hangout & Fantastic Sunrises

We consider our Condo in Maalaea as our 'Hale' in Paradise. It sits directly in front of the blue Ocean with a small private beach and tide pools to explore.

From the Lanai you can watch the Whales put on an incredible show during the months of December through April. Maalaea Bay is a Sanctuary to the Humpback Whales.

The Sunrises coming up over Haleakala are spectacular, every morning it is a different array of dramatic colors. You have no obstructions to block the incredible view of the Ocean and the long stretch of Sugar Beach.

One of the best aspects is that it is centrally located to all that Maui has to offer.

The bedroom is nicely appointed with an appealing tropical flair with a large closet. There is a louvered glass window which allows a nice breeze that aids in a restful sleep.

The kitchen is equipped with everything you should need to make your stay feel like home. It has been recently updated with a new Stove, Microwave and Dishwasher, Granite Counter tops and new Cabinets. The refrigerator also has an ice maker. The upgraded washer is located in the kitchen and the dryer next to the refrigerator with a granite counter top for folding clothes.

The bathroom has also been updated with a tiled walk-in shower with a glass block wall, Granite Counter tops.

There is a Flat Screen TV, DVD, free WiFi, CD Player, Telephone and Broadband Access. We have attached a HDMI cable to the TV so you can hookup your laptop or other device enabling the ability to stream Movies, TV shows and view Photos taken of your Maui adventures. Both TVs are hooked up to Roku Devices for streaming movies and TV shows.

The beach towels and chairs, beach tote and cooler along with bed linens, bath towels, kitchen towels, hot mits, laundry detergent, fabric softener, misc cleaning supplies and light bulbs are all located in the cabinets in the hallway.

The cane couch has a dark floral print with end tables that have small ottomans tucked underneath you can pull out after a long day of sightseeing or a strenuous adventure. Along with the matching cane furniture the wall decorations and prints completes the tropical feeling of the Islands. There are new tile floors through out the Condo.

There is a fenced in Pool and Hot Tub along side an Outdoor Grill. Lots of lounge chairs are located on the lawn. There are also tables and chairs for dining and relaxing with a beverage. A outdoor shower is there to rinse off before entering the pool and to rinse off the sand for those who choose to hang out on the beach located right out in front of the Condo.

The Lobby too has the feel of the Islands . There is a parking lot directly out front of the Lobby with large fragrant Plumeria Trees. No Parking Fees.

More Details

Jim and Cheryl Olson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Jim and Cheryl Olson

Our first visit to Maui together to look at Maalaea Banyans, was my husband’s first visit to this wonderful Island. I lived and worked on Maui many years ago and fell in love with the diversity and beauty.

I was raised in Kailua, Oahu and have always carried the spirit of Aloha with me where ever I go. The Island life is like no other. We visit Oahu every other year for Christmas to visit friends and family.

We now have a Condo in Ruston, with a beautiful view of Commencement Bay. Before this we lived on the Ocean in a small Ocean Front Community called Seaview Estates for 8 years. Both locations are located in the State of Washington.

Jim and Cheryl Olson purchased this condo in 2013

Why Jim and Cheryl Olson chose Maalaea

We decided that we wanted to spend more time on the Islands, although Kailua will always be in our hearts, I prefer the quiet, laid back feel of Maalaea that reminds us of Kailua of old.

What makes this condo unique

As soon as we walked through the door I knew I was home. It had a feeling of familiarity and Aloha. The view of the Ocean as we walked down the hallway was striking. We are use to Island sunrises in Kailua but the sunrise over Haleakala is incredible, lighting up the sky with a multitude of colors. Simply breathtaking. We like the location with just a two minute walk to Sugar Beach for our morning stroll and in the other direction just a short walk to shops, restaurants and the Maui Ocean Center. Love all the different plants and trees that surround the Condo and the fact that they are very well maintained, so beautiful. The Condo is located on a dead end street so it is very quiet and relaxing. The surrounding area is secluded with very little traffic of either vehicle or people. Very unlike the busy large Vacation Resorts and their surrounding areas, but it is just a 20 minute drive if you want to experience and enjoy the hustle and bustle. All along knowing you are going to return to peace and quiet.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an epic month in Maalaea, Maui, staying here in February. I can't say enough about our enjoyment of this unit, and the caring and ready availability of the owners, Cheryl & Jim.

It was clean, quiet, and ideally situated for fun activities and conveniences. The decor was island comfortable, and the scene from the lanai was unsurpassed. The condo had all comfort and conveniences, including washer/dryer, which was so helpful for our longer stay.Plenty of hooks for "stuff", all beach items, including binoculars for sighting whales, right there for use.

The kitchen was very well stocked with everything anyone could want/need, as well as on site grills. We cooked many delicious meals there, dining on the lovely lanai morning and night.

The wi fi was great More to add (computer jumping around...)

Wi fi great, very relaxing for everything. My husband enjoyed the cable access for all the college b'ball on the mainland.

the pool is nice and "right sized" as is the hot tub. We so enjoyed sighting the whales, and the honu on the beach, as well as the regular Honu who arrived on the beach regularly every day. We loved seeing him!

It was wonderful to be able to walk to town to the local restaurants and whale watching, and walk the beach every day. The beach by the park (Haycraft) was lovely and almost at times felt like our very own; not too many people; just enough to say "hi" and "good morning".

All in all, one of the best of many trips we have been on. We have been to Maalaea before, but this was the best! We wouldn't want to stay anywhere else, now!
Jan 2015
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Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 555 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Walk-in Shower
  • Tiled walk in Glass block shower, includes hair dryer, curler, straightener, shampoo, conditioner, Body Wash, facial and body soap. New Granite counter tops and tiled floors. River rock shower floor decorated with Honu (Turtles).
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Large closet and chested drawers, room to move. Louvered windows to allow the breeze to flow through unit. .
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
You will be sent a code to enter the Condo through ResortLock. You will be able to change the code to one that you will be able to remember easily. So the only thing that gets lost in the sand is your toes. If you have any questions or specific needs please do not hesitate to call or email us. We will be more then happy to help you make your stay wonderful and full of happy memories. 'Our Hale is your Hale'


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Newly Remodeled Peaceful Direct Ocean Front Maui Hale - Breathtaking Views
average rating of 4.8688526 based on 75 reviews

Beautiful views, great location, perfect home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here 10 days in March. Loved watching the whales and sea turtles right from the lanai every day! Beautiful sunrises over Haleakala! Location is perfect for exploring the island. 30 min to Lahaina, 15 min to Kihei and 30 min to the airport. Clean, safe and comfortable condo. Wouldn't hesitate to come back here for all future visits. Jim and Cheryl have a Maui gem! Questions about the hale? Cheryl was right there to help. Suggestions of things to do and where to go? They've supplied that too! Cheryl can always be reached and is even excited to help out! We loved our stay! Thank you Jim and Cheryl for an unforgettable trip! We can't wait to come back!

Tip: if you're looking for a different kind of luau experience, try Feast at Lele! Food was amazing and the show was even better! Not your typical buffet style and they even have a fire dance at the end!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo.....I am so happy you enjoyed your visit to the beautiful Isle Valley, Maui. The location was a big part of choosing our Maui Hale. Didn't want the hustle and bustle of big Resort areas but close enough to spend a day there. Then run back to the peace and quiet of Ma'alaea. It's close to most of the popular activities so you are not on the road for a long time getting there. Which allows more time to explore and play! I do try to make our Guests stay one filled with wonderful memories, which is what life is all about. Know you are always welcome back "Our Hale is your Hale"
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  • 5 of 5

This has been a great experience. This vrbo really does have almost all you need. It was clean, comfortable, and has a great view. I loved it being a nice, quiet place away from tourist areas. The beach gear is top-notch. I would definitely stay here again. Thanks Cheryl!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay immensely! The condo was lovely and had everything we needed for our entire stay. The owners have clearly put a lot of thought and effort into making sure that you will want for nothing! (Okay, may want to consider investing in a salad spinner...but everything ELSE we needed was there!!) The location was convenient yet off the beaten path and the view of the bay was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy that you enjoyed your stay. We love the quite location of Ma'alaea Harbor, especially after a day packed full of Maui activities and sightseeing. We are here now and I can feel Island Style taking over. While we are here I will pick up a salad spinner! I need this kind of feed back to make our Guests feel more at home. Mahalo! "Our Hale is your Hale"
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Beautiful getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently stayed at this condo. The inside of the condo is beautiful. We enjoyed watching whales and turtles. The pool and hot tub are nice. There is literally everything imaginable in the condo that you would need. Very central location to get to Wailea and Lahaina, as well as the northside.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo....I am pleased you enjoyed your stay in our little Maui Hale. I hope you got to see some of our Ocean neighbors, Whales, breaching and playing in front of the Maalaea Banyans. We will be there on the 13th and are looking forward to the show from the Lanai ! Our Hale is you Hale......Cheryl
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Centrally located, perfect slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I travelled to Maui from Toronto and were thrilled to find Jim & Cheryl's Maui Hale! The location is great as it's in between Wailea, Kihea and Lahaina. We loved the grounds of the condo too - the lawns, pool and beach were all very quiet and perfect for enjoying the sunset and turtle watching! The condo itself is lovely - the kitchen has been updated and the space had everything we needed to enjoy your days at the beach - chairs, boogie boards, snorkel gear, towels, umbrella, etc. We loved staying at Maui Hale and will definitely return --- hopefully soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful ocean view condo in central location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary with a week long stay at Maalaea Banyans 314. We had never been to Maui before and although Maalaea isn’t very big, we found it to be the perfect location for seeing everything on the island. The condo itself is beautiful with recent remodeling. The lanai overlooks the ocean and I was able to watch whales right from my seat. The place is stocked nicely with some toiletries and kitchen items for our own use which we found very helpful. We would definitely stay again and Cheryl was great to work with!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy you enjoyed your 10th Anniversary on Maui. Ma'alaea is a small little Harbor Town, but your right it is a great location to access any part of the Island in a shorter period of time. We love the quiet and peaceful feel of our Maui Hale especially after one of the many Island adventures. Mahalo !
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Maui Ocean Center
This is an educational center with an Aquarium with a 180 view tube of all the amazing Marin...
Pacific Whale Foundation
Sugar Beach Resort
From the Condo you can walk on this pristine beach with the ocean on one side and the Kealia...
Flyin Hawaiian Zipline
Haven't been there but next visit it is on the top of my list.
Ma‘alaea Bay
It is the refuge for the Humpback Whales that appear December through April every year. You...
Beach Bums Bar & Grill
Great open restaurant, truly a "Jimmy Buffet" feel.
Maalaea Harbor Shopping Center
It has everything you need within walking distance.
Maalaea Harbor
This is where all the boating activities can be found from Fishing, Dinner Cruises and Snork...
Ma'alaea General Store & Cafe
My husband walked there every morning for his breakfast sandwich and "talk story" with the l...
Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge
Beautiful views right off of Sugar Beach. No walking in front of big Hotels obstructing the...
Kapalua Coastal Trail
Another activity on my to follow
Bamboo Forest
On my list to do...I have heard this is a beautiful hike,
Launiupoko Beach Park
My Favorite Grocery
Waimoku Falls
This too is on my list, heard it was a beautiful hike.
Adventures on Horseback
Love Horse Back riding especially in a special place like this.
Paia Beach
If you like windsurfing this is the place to go.
Maui Wine, Ulupalakua Vineyards
A Pleasure for your palate
Regal Maui Mall Megaplex 12
A good place to watch a movie on a rainy day, if there is one. Do a little shopping before o...
Wailea Beach
Good for swimming and bodysurfing
Blue Water Rafting
If you like white water rafting.....try it on Maui
Iao Valley State Park
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Maui Tropical Plantation
Costco Wholesale
Maui Swap Meet
Get Local Merchandise
Maui Golf & Sports Park
Right up the street above Maui Ocean Center
Baby Beach - Paia
Kahili Golf Course
Maalaea Harbor Activities
Restaurants, Local Merchandise, Whale and Dinner Cruises, Sport Gear Shop, Clothing Shops
Hike Maui
Too many sights to list
Haycraft Park
A short walk from the Banyans that connects to Sugar Beach.
Seascape Ma'alaea Restaurant
Fine Dining
zip Hawaii adventure
Maui Zipline Company
A must do !
Makena Big Beach
Great Beach but can be dangerous so pay attention to the signs. When in doubt ask the Life ...
Keawakapu Beach
Love this Beach not very crowded....if you get there early. The parking spots are very limi...
Kamaole Beach Parks
There are 3 Kam 1, 2 and 3 all great for family outings.
Charley Young Beach Park
Again nice family friendly Beach and Ocean.
Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice
What can I say....Da Best Kine Shaved Ice on Maui
Kula Lodge
On a hot day it's a nice drive up country to enjoy a meal with a spectacular view. They hav...
Secret Cove Makena
Most popular beach for weddings and just hanging out enjoying this incredible stretch of sand.
Hana Lava Tube
Very interesting adventure walking in the Lava Tubes.
Da Kitchen
Kamaole Beach I
Kamaole Beach II
Twin Falls
Nice easy going walk up to the Falls. Great on a hot day...take a dip in the pools.
Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Awesome park to stroll through. The view is incredible and there is a trail to Waterfalls. ...
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Beach Bums Bar @ Grill
Nearest Ferry
0.05 Miles
Ma'alaea Harbor
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Wailea Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Beach Bums Bar & Grill
Nearest Beach
0.02 Miles
Suger Beach
Car: recommended

For the soul soothing beach strolls, you just have a 2 minute walk down Hauoli St., our quiet dead end street and you are at Sugar Beach. You could walk all the way to Kihei on this beautiful, long, unspoiled stretch of beach. On one side you have the ocean and on the other side is the Kealia Wildlife Refuge and Pond.

The Maalaea Harbor is where you can find both Award Winning Restaurants and low keyed cafes, there are shops, boating activities of all kinds, the General Store and Deli and the famous Maui Ocean Center and Aquarium. Best of all it is a short walk there from the Condo.

The drive to and from the Kahului Airport is only about 12 minutes.

The Maalaea area has the feeling of Aloha, far from the busy and crowded areas but centrally located so you can visit those areas, just a 20 minute drive North to Lahaina/Kaanapali and a 20 minute drive South to Makena/Wailea.

After a busy day of sightseeing and Island adventures you will return to your quiet and peaceful home away from home. Then when you have a good nights sleep with the help of the breeze and the sound of the ocean flowing through the Condo you will wake up to the beauty of the sunrise above Haleakala.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One time Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 14.42%

One time cleaning fee of $100.00 is added.

If you lose your Access Code please contact me and I can give it to you. If you get an Access Code from the Resident Manager there will be a $50 fee. Feel free to call me or text me for the fastest response.

Hawaii Tax ID Number W55262766-01

***Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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