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“SERENITY 😍”
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41 reviews
Current view of Hale Malaekahana from the water.
Hale Malaekahana
Covered lanai seating and dining area
Master Bedroom w/ Kingsize Bed
Reading nook and vanity
View from Master bedroom reading nook
Dawn view from reading nook
Queen Bedroom with ocean front window seat
Twin Bedroom
Living room with punee
Full bath
Kitchen with picture window facing the beach
Kitchen and beach view
View from a Drone!
This is a typical Morning walk on the beach at low tide.
Picture from New Years day 2013
The Beach!
Sunrise
House next door used in the movie 'Soul Surfer'
Short walk to the beach
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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii

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Excellent - based on 41 reviews
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Claroya
Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
“SERENITY 😍”
Reviewed 29 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

This place was amazing! We stayed here from Monday through Sunday and had our daughter's graduation party on Saturday. Thank you Marcia for sharing your gorgeous place with us! We loved everything about it, from having boogie boards, surfboards, goggles, washer and dryer etc......My family and friends who came to the party was asking for your website. Mahalo again for everything!!!

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Management Response
22 Mar 2018
We are glad you had a great time. Please pass on our house information on to your friends and family. You can find our house online via Trip Advisor with a search for the name Hale Malaekahana.
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Adam C
Eugene, Oregon
2 reviews
“Perfect north shore beach house”
Reviewed 3 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

We stayed in Hale M for four nights, and it was the most wonderful north shore homebase for our family of four (two adults, one child, one young adult). It had plenty of space for us, with all the necessities covered. It's very quiet there, though food trucks and grocery stores are a short drive away.

The boogie-boards were greatly appreciated, and the beach just outside the cottage was the perfect spot for boogie-boarding (we didn't realize until later that this was very fortunate -- the beaches/waves aren't as amenable in most other spots in Oahu). There is also an outdoor shower, which is great for cleaning off after hanging out on the beach.

Arranging the trip with Marcia and Stanley was also very easy. We'd highly recommend their Hale M beach cottage for anyone (particularly families) looking to visit Oahu.

Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Apr 2017
Thank you so much for renting our beach cottage and for the wonderful review. Please tell your friends and plan on returning some day to the land of Aloha.
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Debbie K
Loveland, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great place to watch sunrise”
Reviewed 24 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We had a great time on our vacation. This home is right on the beach. Kids had lots of fun with the boogie boards and sand toys. We stayed in this home for 11 days. It has everything you need to feel at home. The kitchen has everything you need to cook at home and save $$ (a side note the Foodland nearby is closed on Sunday). We saw every sunrise while we were there and drove 10 minutes to Sunset beach to see as many sunsets as we could. The home is very close to the Polynesian Culture Center, Waimea Falls and countless beaches. The home is older and rustic, exactly as described.

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Liked best: House right next to ocean
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
25 Mar 2016
Thank you Debbie for leaving a review. We always appreciate when guest take the time to reflect on their stay an Hale M.
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emappeal2...
San Francisco, California
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Love Letter to the owners of Hale Malaekahana”
Reviewed 9 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Hi Stanley & Marcia,
I didn’t get a chance to personally write a thank you in the guest book in your home so am writing this to extend a sincere Mahalo on behalf of the three of us who for rented your beautiful home last week - Hale Malaekahana - for 3 nights from Sept 29 to Oct 2 . It way too short a stay which happily was the only negative in our entire experience of our stay here. None of us wanted to leave. Thank you for the hospitality that you and your sister Marcia provided – the home was immaculate, with everything a home needs to be welcoming and the kitchen was stocked with every cooking item, utensil and condiment imaginable. We walked through the house exclaiming “Oh wow” over and over. “oh my gosh! Boogie boards, snorkels, an ice cooler, and chairs, Yay!” and “are you kidding me a gorgeous window seat view AND a great selection of books?!” and “BBQ grill & briquets wow, can’t wait to bbq chicken teriyaki - all we need is the chicken – oh look it’s running around outside!” and “check out the outdoor shower” and “ice cream in the freezer? What??!” It was all so great. We loved it all. Your beautiful beach just steps from the home was topping on the cake and the beautiful sunrise in the morning seen from my bedroom window in the morning were the candles on that cake topping. Just so special and something I will never forget. I am gushing now. There is so much to love about staying in your beautiful home and don’t even get me started on all the handcrafted woodworking on the doors and trim and light fixtures and custom elements that elevated your Hale Malaekahana into a very special place. I will never forget it and if I ever get the chance to visit Oahu again I hope I can stay here again.
Mahalo,
Debbie

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Liked best: Beautiful zen like home right on the beach
Liked least: there were no negatives
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
6 Nov 2015
Mahalo Nui Loa Debbie! Thank you very much. I read this to my friends and they said "how much did you pay for this review?" I told them money did not buy this review, honesty, good service and great location did!
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Erik2034
Haarlem, The Netherlands
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“It is a Paradise here!”
Reviewed 16 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed with our family for one week and we enjoyed every moment of it. The good service of the Braden family, the well equiped house for a pleasant stay, the sandy beach, the environment ......... it was a paradise to us !

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Aug 2015
Thank you so much for your review. You left us some laundry in the dryer but I do not think you want to pay the postage back to Holland!
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