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KOHALA GUEST SUITE . .Private! Panoramic Views!

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Kohala Guest Suite is located in historic North Kohala, in the ancient ahupua'a division of Puuepa. Surrounded by several na pu'u (volcanic cinder cones), the hillside setting has unobstructed views of Haleakala, Maui across the Alenuihaha Channel. Bordering Parker Ranch on the west, the south and east sides are also undeveloped, giving the vacation rental seclusion and privacy. Puuepa is the site of the ancient Mo'okini Heiau (temple) whose origins date back 1,500 years ago to the first human migration from the Marquesas. Puuepa is also the birthplace of King Kamehameha the Great who conquered and unified the Hawaiian Islands. Decades later, St. Damien became the pastor of Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church before taking on his destined work of charity at the Kalaupapa Leper Colony on Molo...Kohala Guest Suite is located in historic North Kohala, in the ancient ahupua'a division of Puuepa. Surrounded by several na pu'u (volcanic cinder cones), the hillside setting has unobstructed views of Haleakala, Maui across the Alenuihaha Channel. Bordering Parker Ranch on the west, the south and east sides are also undeveloped, giving the vacation rental seclusion and privacy. Puuepa is the site of the ancient Mo'okini Heiau (temple) whose origins date back 1,500 years ago to the first human migration from the Marquesas. Puuepa is also the birthplace of King Kamehameha the Great who conquered and unified the Hawaiian Islands. Decades later, St. Damien became the pastor of Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church before taking on his destined work of charity at the Kalaupapa Leper Colony on Molokai. Lei O Kohala is located near the old sugar plantation town of Hawi with its many shops, galleries and restaurants. 2 miles further, quaint Kapaau town is the site of the original statue of King Kamehameha. Continuing on the Akoni Pule Highway, you will end at the outlook overlooking breathtakingly beautiful and inspiring Pololu Valley. To the south of Lei O Kohala Vacation Rental, world class white and black sand beaches are as near as a short 20 minute drive. Up country Kamuela is located 30 minutes away. Kona International Airport is located 50 minutes away. Enjoy your morning complimentary Kona blend coffee on the veranda while as many as 20 species of birds greet you with their songs. Sip your favorite wine on the terrace under the venerable whispering ironwood trees. Don’t be surprised if the curious Parker Ranch cattle come right up to the fence and stare at you! Or if the wild tom turkey leads his flock across the open pasture. Lei O Kohala is located where the rainy part of North Kohala ends, and the arid landscape begins. This climate transition frequently gives birth to incredibly gorgeous rainbows! And blessed are those late afternoons as the setting sun paints the sky with hues of gold, pink, orange and red. On a clear new moon night, step outside, look up and marvel at nature’s incomparable grand display of the Milky Way spreading across the star lit sky. Lei O Kohala is a place of beauty, peace and inspiration. The guest suite is a spacious 816 sf, one bedroom, one bath, living room, study with full kitchen. It is a totally separate unit with its own private entrance. It is so self-contained that you wouldn't think the guest suite was part of the main house. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a bay window dining area. Step through the double French doors and relax on the 34 feet veranda with views of the ocean and Maui. The living room is furnished with heirloom heritage koa furniture and a pune’e (day bed) for lounging. The bedroom is appointed with a luxury Stearns & Foster pillow top queen bed and accented with Hawaiian design quilted pillows. Need internet connectivity? Sit at the Tommy Bahama desk in the study and connect to the free wi-fi or hard wire. 40” flat screen TV. Full range 2.1 speaker system to plug into your iPod. Choice Hawaiian CDs are available for your listening pleasure as are a cooler, beach towels, mats and sand chairs for your beach outings. Since its recent start up in April 2013, Kohala Guest Suite has received wonderful guest reviews, all with 5 star ratings which are posted on another booking site. Come, stay at Kohala Guest Suite and experience the Hawaiian Hospitality as it is meant to be!More
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Mel Y
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:73%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

The guest unit is part of a house about 2 miles outside Hawi, in a rural area. Pretty area but this particular house has not been well maintained and the apartment, which is fairly spacious, needs a good cleaning. The host, Mel, is a very...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

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Date of stay: October 2017
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

A little off the beaten track. Small road with an entrance that's easy to miss if you don't know where you are going. Mel Supplies great directions. Spacious, quiet, peaceful. Just some of the things I loved about this place. Wonderful north view of the...More

Date of stay: February 2017
2  Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a quiet place to get away from the resorts and explore the north end of Hawaii. Mel is a gracious, helpful host who cooks a great breakfast and respects his guests' privacy. He will give good travel tips upon request. Lovely peaceful view,...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank zooeyportland
Management response:Responded 12 March 2017

Aloha J&L. Mahalo for being my guests. As a host it is gratifying to see my guests enjoy both the guest suite and the historical Kohala area. I'm glad you enjoyed the many birds singing their sweet and happy morning songs.

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

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Date of stay: December 2016
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: No
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