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Pookela Paradise 2- Great Location! Spectacular Ocean Views! STMP 2016/0002

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,296 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Luxury 3BR/2BA House. Great Location! Spectacular Views!

This newly renovated home with spectacular west maui and south shore views is centrally located for all your North Shore and Upcountry activities. For those into water sports such as wind surfing kite boarding and surfing. Consider it your 'command post' where you can wake up in the morning and immediately see where the conditions will be best! Once you decide where to go, you are only 12 minutes to Paia Bay, 15 minutes to Ho'okipa, 15 minutes to Sprecklesville, and 20 minutes to Kanaha Beach. You will also remain central to all the Upcountry activities such as hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, road biking, zip lines, and sight seeing in Haleakela National Park. Makawao Town is a tourist attraction in-of-itself. It was once a cowboy town and now has many boutique shops and fine restaurants.

The perfect house with all the ammenities: The house has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. It is finished with travertine throughout the kitchen and bathrooms and brazilian koa wood floors with a slate laundry room. A gourmet kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances will please even the most discriminating chef. It also has a 42' HDTV and a Deluxe Front Loading Washer/Dryer, and an iMac as well as high speed Wi-Fi all exclusively provided for Guest use.

In the perfect location! This house is very private and provides plenty of parking and security for both vehicles and/or bikes and ocean toys. Being upcountry, it offers the perfect climate and fabulous views and fantastic upcountry sunsets!

More Details

Member since: 2000
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2018

About Mark

I've been coming to Maui for 32 years. I was initially drawn to the wind sports, including windsurfing and now kite boarding, but there are so many more reasons I keep coming back!

Mark purchased this house in 2009

Why Mark chose Makawao

The location offers the ideal mix of proximity to Makawao and all the North Shore attraction yet worlds apart on it's own private land with spectacular views.

What makes this house unique

This property is set up for enJOYment of your surroundings in a relaxed comfortable environment. The design lives large with panoramic ocean views of the West Maui Mountains and South Maui Shorelines. And, wait until you see the sunsets!!!

42 inch HDTV, Beach Towels, Beach Chairs, and Cooler all provided. 24' iMac computer provided in third bedroom/den.


Makawao House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1296 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master en-suite - toilet , shower , Gorgeous limestone walk in shower.
    Upstairs Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Finished in travertine.
  • All bathrooms are finished in natural stone and linens are provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Second Bedroom - 1 queen , Has mountain and ocean views
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Private master has en-suite bathroom with walk in shower.
    Third Bedroom/Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Has small office desk, an iMac computer, and west Maui views
  • Master bedroom has a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom with walk in shower, second bedroom has a queen size bed and mountain/west maui views, third bedroom/den has a double futon and west Maui views.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Po’okela Paradise - House Policies Quiet hours are from 9:00 p.m to 8:00 a.m., during which time the noise from this property shall not unreasonably disturb adjacent neighbors. Sound that is audible beyond the property boundaries during non-quiet hours shall not be more excessive than would be otherwise associated with a residential area. The use of the televisions, stereos, portable iPods with amplified speakers connected, or any other form of amplified sound that is audible beyond the property boundaries is prohibited. Vehicles shall be parked in the designated onsite parking areas shown below and shall not at any time be parked on the street. Parties of group gatherings other than registered guests are prohibited. Vehicles shall be parked in the designated onsite parking areas shown below and shall not at any time be parked on the street. Parties of group gatherings other than registered guests are prohibited.


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Pookela Paradise 2- Great Location! Spectacular Ocean Views! STMP 2016/0002
average rating of 4.5925927 based on 27 reviews

Fantastic host, beautiful house, very clean and comfortable with fantastic views!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Pookela Paradise 2 and will definitely return. It felt like home. Wonderful, centrally located in upcountry Maui with fantastic views! Mark is a wonderful host and is friendly and accessible. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kona, Hawaii

Awesome, Clean house in a Convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

This house is located in a quiet subdivision with great views and a cool breeze! Comfortable home with all the amenities to help make your stay relaxing and stress free!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! Hope to have you back soon :)
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Newly Remodeled - Wonderful space!

  • 5 of 5

This was an easy walk to Makawao and we really enjoyed being upcountry. Nice and cool in the evenings and plenty of space to spread out our water-sports gear in the evenings. Meals on the deck were fabulous; and the entire interior looks to have been remodeled recently - all in really great shape; wonderful beds and bathrooms. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing Pookela Paradise. Hope to have you back soon! Aloha, Mark
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Peaceful home in charming Makawao

  • 4 of 5

We loved our 8 day stay in this house. The neighborhood is quiet, peaceful and the home is in a lovely and private setting- close to many splendid day trips to Hana, Haleakala, a great beach in Paia and the awesome town of Paia itself. Staying in this Makawao home, we felt so much more like locals and less like tourists vs. the condo strip in Kihei.

The owner was very accommodating when we needed an early check in.

Our one recommendation would be to supply guests with basic amenities for the kitchen (salt, spices, sugar, paper towels, etc) and wash cloths for the bathroom. Also, the master bed is a bit bouncy and sinking and wasn't too comfortable. A new mattress would be ideal.

I would still recommend this house with its spacious and simple feel. We had a magical time.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely place and a lovely stay!

  • 4 of 5

This was our second (and certainly not last) visit to Maui.

Mark's house was very convenient to pretty much everything we wanted to do and see.

The deck is large and covered, so even when it was raining, we had a comfortable place to sit and enjoy the weather. One thing; there are many spiderwebs along the side of the deck along the roof. Do NOT destroy them. They are Orb Weaver spiders and are completely harmless to people. What they do, however, is keep the place free of mosquitos. So please, leave them be.

The place was quiet and comfortable. The internet goes out from time to time, but you have to remember that Maui is an island in the pacific, nothing is going to be perfect (except the weather ;-) )

If you have the chance, by all means, make staying at Pookela Paradise a priority!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, MA

Cozy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Pookela. The house is very well equipped and everything functioned well. Mark was available and friendly. The only downside is that the house lacks a table to eat at.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! Yes... there is no formal dining room but rather a four seater table on the covered deck and bar seating for three at the kitchen island. But... major renovations planned for this summer including major updates to the house and an addition on the north side for a dining room with stunning views and seating for eight! updates will be posted to: Aloha, Mark, Owner.
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Kahului (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Pukalani Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Haleakala Highway (37)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Baldwin Beach Park
Car: necessary

So close to all the North Shore beaches, attractions, and restaurants! And, perfectly situation between the Hana Highway and Haleakala Highway, two of the major attractions Maui has to offer! Only 10 minutes from Makawao Forest!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Base rates are for up to two (2) guests. Additional guests at $25 per guest per night up to a maximum of six (6) guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund