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You won't want to leave the lanai! Come feel the difference of Blue Hawaii!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,248 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Relax, Rejuvenate, Rediscover. Stunning Unobstructed Ocean Views and Breezes.

Aloha! Welcome to our little corner of Paradise - in Kona Paradise. Come feel the difference staying at Blue Hawaii makes. Come relax, rejuvenate, and rediscover.

Our property is located 34.5 miles south of the Kailua-Kona airport (KOA) , this beautifully maintained Hawaiian’ a style single family home, away from home, boasts 180° of unobstructed pacific ocean views, modern amenities, and a large covered, open and breezy lanai. The home is one story-NO stairs. Easy access. And fantastic one of a kind VIEWS!!

The home is in a beautiful cliffside community, close to the water, close to town and close to Volcano National Park (Kilauea). This is where you come for peace and quiet. To stare at the stars, listen to the waves crash and hear tropical birds and wild animals every day. If you want to hang in Kona - you're only a 45 minute drive a way.

The property is set on ancient lava flows, overlooking the vast pacific ocean, the King's Trail, an ancient volcanic cinder cone, a private pebble beach (1/2 mile away by car-4 minutes to the water), and some of the best snorkeling/diving on the Kona coast (NO Sand). The water is so perfect for diving and snorkeling, that the infamous Aggressor dive boat anchors off our community's coastline daily.

We call our hale (house) Blue Hawaii. It is our way of taking you back to a simpler time. We have made every effort to immerse you in Hawaiian history while keeping amenities modern, comfortable, and functional to create a memorable stay.

Entering this contemporary, single level, 3 bedroom, 2 full bath, private home in Kona Paradise the views instantly mesmerize you. You find yourself drawn to the sky, the water, and the lulling sounds of the ocean lapping the pebble beach below. Falling asleep to these sounds every night may make you want to stay here forever, it did us.

Blue Hawaii comfortably sleeps 2-6 adults, with one Cal-king bed in the master which has an oversized closet with additional storage in end tables and credenza, a safe, and a television with remote. The master bath en-suite is the mirror of the guest bath with hammered copper sink, medicine cabinet, ceiling fan, tile shower with arched shower rod.

The guest bedrooms have queens beds with side tables and lamps. All bedrooms have new pillow top mattresses, Tommy Bahama luxury linens, remote controlled ceiling fans with lights, closets with a large supply of wooden hangers, blankets, luggage racks, hanging organizers and rattan baskets for storage.

The guest bath has a linen closet with extra towels, linens, blankets and a fixed amount of daily supplies: paper towels, toilet paper, kleenex, a hair dryer, 5 gallon water jugs, led ceiling light and clothing steamer. The home is completely hypoallergenic.

The living room has a dark leather sofa, with a custom-built oversized teak upholstered chair, a custom-built teak and leather sling chair with matching ottoman, teak coffee table, two teak end tables with lamps and entryway credenza. The floors are tile throughout and there are area rugs in the living room, guest rooms, and both baths.

This newly remodeled home features open beam ceilings in the great room which includes a new spacious kitchen with dark hardwood cabinets with soft close drawers, granite counter tops, under counter LED dimmable lighting, a breakfast bar with two woven wood sitting stools and a 42" round glass top bamboo dining table with four matching bamboo dining chairs with custom cushions.

The kitchen boasts new stainless appliances including side by side refrigerator (not plumbed), ceramic top electric range with full-size oven, convection microwave, dual deep stainless sinks, garbage disposal, dishwasher and cold water dispenser.

Kitchen amenities include: Keurig K-Cup single serve, 10 cup drip (with filters), French press coffee makers, coffee grinder, electric kettle, a full set of Circulon cookware, Kitchenaid knives, Nutri Bullet smoothie maker, Oster blender, food processor, four slot toaster, waffle iron, hand mixer, salad spinner, cookie sheets, cupcake/muffin pan, rice cooker, Panini/sandwich toaster, cooking/baking utensils, Pyrex bake/cookware, juicer, colander, party cooler, BBQ Utensils, silverware, daily & entertainment drinkware, serving bowls with lids and dishes for 12.

Looking through the great room two oversized sliding Low-E glass doors offer access to the large covered lanai, creating an indoor/outdoor living space. All indoor living spaces have ceiling fans and Low-E insulated windows with screens and window coverings.

The lanai is nothing but ocean views and tropical breezes. An electric BBQ, cushioned swivel conversation set with brass relief side table and glass top dining table for 4-6 make this the place to be every day of your stay. The Balinese daybed offers an area to relax, read, listen to music or just gaze at the view. The sunsets from here are amazing. Extra chairs and ottomans make it comfy and give lots of seating options inside and out.

Technology includes 55 inch LCD TV (in living room with Bose sound system, cable TV, and blu ray DVD player), 32 inch LCD smart TV (in master suite with cable TV), speedy internet access, and land line phone with free local & long distance.

There are a plethora of flyers and discount coupons for local island attractions, tours, shopping, awaiting your perusal.

The majority of the home is labeled to make getting to know the house faster and easier. There is also a “Welcome” binder on the coffee table, which includes all the information you will need during your stay. This information is also in the "Hospitality" application suggested for download when you book your vacation with us. (You’ll want it as it gives you the door codes and the property address 14 days before you arrive). The application is your default for info for your trip.

For fun and entertainment we include DVD’s, games, Hawaiian’ a literature, beach toys, beach towels, beach blanket, woven beach mats, ice chest, snorkel sets, boogie boards, water noodles, beach chairs and an umbrella.

We have a guest laundry area that has a new electric front-loading Whirlpool Duet Washer and Dryer, wash sink, folding table and a place to air dry beach wear and store beach gear.

Our staff thoroughly cleans after each guest departs. We charge for this cleaning and you will see it in your quote. It is non-negotiable and we pay this amount directly to our staff. Daily Housekeeping is available for an extra charge. You must let us know at least 30 days in advance to make arrangements for you. It will be a direct contract with our cleaning service. We take nothing additional for this service.

You can reserve Blue Hawaii now by using the “Reserve Now” button on the right side of the screen.

Come feel the difference of Blue Hawaii

Come Relax, Rejuvenate, Rediscover

More Details

Joni Wiggins & Jim Vastola
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About Joni Wiggins & Jim Vastola

Our busy lives working in Event Production and Escrow Signings left little time to enjoy our vacations, so as we started to approach retirement age we wanted to find a home we could enjoy and share for years to come. So when the opportunity finally presented itself, we jumped on it. We call our little piece of heaven 'Blue Hawaii'. And when you see it you'll know why.

Joni Wiggins & Jim Vastola purchased this house in 2014

Why Joni Wiggins & Jim Vastola chose Kona Coast

A friend offered up his Kona Vacation Rental to us for Thanksgiving 2013. We arrived at the airport, got our rental car and stopped as suggested at Costco on the way down. After stocking up on a week's worth of supplies like coffee, steaks, wine, and beer, we headed south. When we saw the Kona Paradise sign, made the right hand turn onto Kaohe Road and started down that winding, breathtaking hill, we knew we were in for something beyond special-it was spectacular.

After unloading the car, we found ourselves mesmerized by the most amazing 180° coastal views of the Kona coast. This wasn't just a vacation rental on an island in the pacific - this was a stunningly beautiful oasis that we had all to ourselves for a whole week.

We could hear the ocean raking over the black pebbles on the beach below us. We watched for whales breaching, and dolphins cruising the coastline looking for fun and frolic. We slept among the stars out on the lanai the entire time and swore that if an opportunity arose we would make this area our home some day. In 2014, we purchased Blue Hawaii. Our dream come true. It brought peace and serenity to our hearts and minds. Took us from our hustle and bustle go-go-go lifestyle on the mainland and brought us back to what was important. Us. Happy and laid back. Loving life. We hope your stay at Blue Hawaii can bring something back into your life that you perhaps have forgotten. Maybe a little relaxation, rejuvenation, and rediscovery.

Come feel the difference of Blue Hawaii-

The Owners

What makes this house unique

The moment you step onto the tropical blue walkway, all your cares melt away. You know right away this is THE place. Blue Hawaii truly lets you relax, rejuvenate and rediscover. We hope once you've been here you will want to come back again and again. Come feel the difference of Blue Hawaii.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your "Blue Hawaii" with us! The house was lovely and well organized, and the view from the deck was spectacular. We couldn't have asked for a more beautiful place to stay or a more enjoyable trip. In one long weekend, we got to enjoy snorkeling at Two-Steps and Captain Cook, swimming at Hapuna Beach Burgers at Annie's and hiking in Hawaii Volcano's National Park. All our activities were made more enjoyable by knowing we could come back and rest easy at Blue Hawaii.

Feb 2017
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Opihihale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1248 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Single Sink, Fan, Window above Shower, Medicine Cabinet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Linens, Single Sink, Window above Shower, Med Cabinet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ceiling Fan, TV, Luggage Rack, Safe, View of Kona Coast
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ceiling Fan, Luggage Rack, View of Kona Coast
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Ceiling Fan, Luggage Rack, View of Kona Coast
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Based on each individual rental we've stocked the home with a calculated amount of Cleaning Supplies, Toilet Tissue, Paper Towels, Kleenex, Dishwasher, Laundry, Dish and Hand Soap. You will also find (3-5) 5-gallon bottles of drinking water. They may be in varying states of fullness. We don't waste water here. If you use what's been stocked - you can replenish from one of the local stores such as Choice Mart, and the water supply station is on the way into Kona at the turn off for Ho'Okena (on the right side of the highway going north towards Kailua-Kona). You will need to bring your own personal hygiene items, including sunscreen, bug spray with DEET (It's a jungle after all), shampoo, bath soaps, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc. Please if you bring it-take it home. Mahalo Enjoy-The Owners


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

You won't want to leave the lanai! Come feel the difference of Blue Hawaii!
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 93 reviews
San Jose, CA USA

The view the view the view!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for peace and quiet, the roar of crashing waves below, whales breaching to the north , sounds of birds in the morning and the wild pigs rustling in the noni trees at night- then this is your place. The house is contemporary with a tropical flair. Everything in it is higher end and clean clean clean. It's labeled to make finding and putting things away easier. It was nice to just sit on the lanai and watch the ocean. You can see from Kona to Milolii. Just amazing. It was very hard to leave. There were beach toys, snorkel sets and boogie boards. It was just the most relaxing place I've ever stayed. I slept every night on the daybed outside, waking every sunrise to the chattering songs of tropical birds. Amazing. Thank you for sharing your amazing home.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

This home was the best. Very well maintained. Thank you for sharing your home with us

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Miss it already!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay South of Kona. Everything you could possibly want in a rental is there. Only thing missing a clock in the bedroom. (But who needs to keep track of time in Hawaii) So convenient to see the volcano and lots of neat little places to visit. Loved the green market on Saturdays. The view from the house is amazing. Our favorite part, the Bali bed on the porch. Great to watch the stars go by.

We stayed in Waikoloa the next week, but liked Blue Hawaii better. Thanks for thinking of everything to make our stay enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

Jimmy and Joni - we had the best time. Your home is a great place to be! The view is extraordinary, the accommodations are superb. Everything was in excellent shape, clean and well organized. You knew where everything belonged because it was so well labeled.

The home is in a good location on the Kona side - found some good restaurants, visited the volcano, coffee plantations, beaches and Kailua-Kona for typical tourist stuff! Rested and read on the lanai and watched the sunset!

Thank you so much!

Carol & Ed

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous views. Very peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent house. Great views from the deck. Beautiful furniture and facilities. Very well stocked kitchen. All of the beach and snorkle gear available for the guests was a big bonus. Loved the house and hope to come back again some time.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So peaceful and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

The house was very well appointed with just about everything you might need . It was in one of the quietest areas we have ever stayed at . All you could hear was the ocean and the birds . My wife especially loved the day bed out on the lanai.

Bob & Vi Blackwell

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Nearest Airport
34.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Annie's Burgers
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Mamalahoe Hwy #11
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Pebble Beach
Car: necessary

You will be within 10-15 minutes of Captain Cook's Monument, Ho'Okena Beach Park (Dolphins), Honaunau Bay (Two-steps) is a ten minute drive away (great snorkeling), Pu'uhonua, o'Honaunau National Historical Park(City of Rufuge -Sea Turtles), Multiple Coffee Tasting opportunities, Fresh Fruit Stands, Tastes of local Hawaiian delicacies, and beaches with Dolphin, Manta Rays and Sea Turtles. Rent a Sea Kayak and hit the bay or Snorkel off your own private Pebble Beach. Less than a 4 Minute drive from the house. Travel to an active volcano to watch it's caldera light up the night sky, or just linger on the Lanai and feel the difference of Blue Hawaii.


Rates & Availability

Opihihale House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Fall Special
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $200
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rental fee, HI State Tax of 13.42%, Cleaning fee, VRBO Protection & Service fee, and additional guest fees are assessed upon booking. 50% Deposit is required at booking. Final Payment is due 30 days prior to check-in date. If the booking is less than 30 days to check in, full payment is expected at booking, even if it populates as two separate payments. Rental Agreement must be signed electronically & 1st Payment received before rental will be guaranteed. Directions/Address/Door codes provided 14 days of arrival via Home Away Hospitality Application. A cancellation fee of $125.00 is assessed and deducted from fees returned when canceled up to 45 days, or less, before arrival. On Island Contact Information on file at Blue Hawaii - HI TAX GE/TA125-910-6304-01

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.
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