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Beatiful Private Home Right There at Sharks Cove

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

HALE MAHANA (a restful and hospitable home) is located at the geographical center of Oahu's idyllic North Shore. Experience a taste of 'Old Hawaii' flanked by the legendary shores of Waimea Bay, Banzai Pipeline, and Sunset Beach. This small section of coast with rock, sand, and coral outcrops, is so spectacular it has been protected by the State of Hawaii as a Marine Life Conservation Area. Find out more by navigating to the owner's website under 'Links' below.

THE HOUSE has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and an elevated porch with sweeping ocean and sunset views. You will immediately relax in an open airy floorplan. Enjoy the stereo, and cable-equipped big screen TV with DVD. The fully appointed kitchen has granite countertops and facing barstools so you can talk with family and friends as you open a bottle of wine, prepare gourmet meals, or simply throw burgers on the BBQ. The master suite has a king size bed; second bedroom has a queen; and the third has two single beds.

CENTRALLY LOCATED. If you've been to the North Shore before, you'll know why return visitors want to stay in this neighborhood. Snorkeling at Shark's Cove is a 3 minute walk. Breathtaking Ke Iki beach is a 4 minute walk. We are at the south end of a 3 mile bike path which takes you past Pipeline (1 mi.), and Sunset Beach (2 mi.) In the morning, walk 2 blocks along the bike path to Starbucks, or stop at the adjacent Foodland Supermarket.

Drive south for 10 minutes and you find quaint and historic Haleiwa Town with its many restaurants, art galleries, and surf shops. Go north 10 minutes for world class golf at Turtle Bay Resort, or continue around the point to the windward side of the island and the Polynesian Cultural Center. As you explore this part of Oahu, you'll see why locals call the North Shore 'Country,' but driving time to Honolulu Airport is only 45 minutes, and Waikiki is 1 hour.

Hawaii Tax ID = W94589922-01 Local Contact: Connie Akao 808-692-2774

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2017

About The Owner

Aloha friends. Thanks for having a look and I think you'll really like the North Shore. I thought the beach where I grew up in San Clemente California was the best ever – that is until I came here. Now I make 2-3 trips per year. A typical day would be to walk to Starbucks, walk by Shark’s Cove; check snorkeling; walk, jog, or ride up the bike path; chores – lot’s of home maintenance when you’re by the ocean; go to the beach – biggest decision – which beach; relax at home; have a cocktail on the lanai and watch the sunset. Mahalo.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose North Shore Oahu

The reason I bought a home in Hawaii is largely attributed to my cousin who moved here when he became director of protected species for NOAA, and led conservation efforts for the Monk Seal and the Honu. All those years he was telling me about the magic of the North Shore. Then his son married a Hawaiian girl and they hosted a week's worth of festivities on the North Shore from Waimea Bay to Sunset Beach. After experiencing the beaches, beauty, and Aloha Spirit firsthand, I was hooked. Soon this home came available and my cousin went there and became my eyes and ears as we talked on the phone. After an hour of detailed communications, I made an offer and bought the house virtually sight unseen! It turned out to be the best move I've ever made and family, friends, and guests have been enjoying it ever since.

What makes this house unique

The best things about the property are the setting (quiet - set back off the highway); view of Shark’s Cove and Pupukea Marine Sanctuary; and perfect location – you can go to Shark’s Cove for snorkeling, walk to several beaches, or walk to Starbucks for coffee!


Haleiwa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack n play crib.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Large Flat Screen TV with DVD, Cable TV in every room, Bicycles, Boogie Boards, Snorkel Gear, MultiDisk CD Stereo, Full Service Kitchen, Walk to snorkeling, Walk to Starbucks, Walk to sandy beaches, Carport with Garage Door, front courtyard with locking gates.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(59 traveler reviews)

Beatiful Private Home Right There at Sharks Cove
average rating of 4.9322033 based on 59 reviews
Highland, MI


  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful property for a month!! The upper balcony was the best-we had beautiful sunrises to beautiful sunsets. It is the best place for sunsets. We loved the trail for walking and jogging and the very close location to the food truck and Foodland was perfect. This house has everything you could hope for-from a cooler with ice packs, snorkeling gear to the walkable proximity to beaches and area to watch the surf competitions. The waves were high and we loved watching the whales play outside the front of the house. We considered coming to another island next winter and we checked them all out on a cruise we took. In the end, we decided to come back here because of the house, location, and beauty. Don't hesitate to rent this place because you won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house is clean and well maintained. We loved the location and proximity to foodland & food trucks. We got married at a nearby beach called Rockpile and it was perfect! Love the north shore!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful North Shore Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

The Beach house was perfect for the six of us during our stay mid January. The home had all the amenities and comfort we needed and it was in a great location close to the Market, coffee, food trucks and of course the beaches. The families favorite thing about the house was the spiral stairs leading to the roof top deck. The first morning after our arrival and because of the time change my wife and I were up at 3 a.m. crabbed a cup of coffee and headed up to the roof top, and there it was a full moon big and bright illuminating over the Pacific it was breath cup of coffee I have ever had. Also from the deck there were great view of the sunsets and plenty of whale watching (the house did have binoculars). Nick was very polite and wonderful to work the experience renting the home was seamless I'm so glade we chose this property. Thanks Nick!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with 4 teenagers just before Christmas and they loved this house and location . So close to beaches and food trucks which served us for 5 days with a wide range of food . Also catered for our coeliac daughter which we were grateful for . The path that runs right along coast for miles was perfect for cycling , running and exploring . House had everything you needed plus more . Wet days were great for exploring further down the coast . Had a moments panic when back at Waikiki and realised passports still at house . After a stressful delay hearing from owner the lovely cleaner /caretaker was very helpful . Hope to come back one day .

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Family Home

  • 5 of 5

My wife and four daughters stayed here for a week this Christmas. The home was perfect for a comfortable stay and very close to the beach. We were able to enjoy the sunset from the rooftop parlour every night we weren't up the road at Sunset Beach or Wai'lea. We rented surfboards two minutes away for the week. Almost everyday we took a 10 min drive to Ali'i Beach and surfed the inner brake which was perfect for us as beginners.

Bathrooms were clean and nicely appointed. There were a couple of boogie boards provided with the house for smaller kids. The mattresses were extremely comfortable. The kitchen had everything we needed.

To get to the beach was simple. Just below the house was a volcanic beach. Sharks cove a 5-minute walk away was full of snorkelers every day. Many fish and things to see. Bonzai Pipeline was a 5 minute car ride. The Polynesian Cultural Center was a 20-minute car ride and great fun. There was so much to do in every direction.

We would happily come back in the future and stay her again. Thank you Nick for a great experience.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome place!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely beautiful!! You are right on the water close to the food truck/shopping/surf board rentals. I would give this place more than 5 stars. Lots of extras: snorkel gear , boogie boards , different sizes of water shoes, bikes, sand toys, coolers. All you have to bring is bathing suit and clothes. Can't wait for our next trip!!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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World Class Surfing, Body Surfing, Body Boarding, Scuba Diving, Deep Sea/Surf Fishing, Biking (rentals), Sky Diving, Glider Rides, Catamaran Tours, Polynesian Cultural Center, Waimea Adventure Park, Historic Haleiwa Town


Rates & Availability

Haleiwa House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 25 2017 - Sep 6 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Sep 7 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 2 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Tax Rate 13.91%

Minimum stay is 5 nights but will 3 or 4 to fill gaps in the schedule. Monthly rental is defined as 4 weeks and is available early Sept to end of May, excluding Christmas. Christmas Holiday has a one week minimum stay; or less to fill gaps in the schedule. Credit card service fee: 2% within US, 3% international.

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