Ho'o Maluhia

United States / Hawaii / The Big Island

Experience 180-degree Pacific Ocean views the minute you set foot inside this contemporary island paradise.

up to 3
up to 8
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Min. Nights


This stunning property is now accepting longer-term stays at reduced rates. Please inquire for details.

Experience 180-degree Pacific Ocean views the minute you set foot inside this contemporary island paradise. A short walk from the entryway leads to the living room, which is fully furnished with a variety of sofas and chairs. Settle into a plush armchair indoors and take in the views of the sparkling ocean, or even better, step outside onto the lanai, where you'll find plenty of comfortable seating and views of the serene coastline.

The large, fully-equipped kitchen has everything you need and more; from all large appliances and utensils to a coffee maker, a toaster to prepare a festive meal or a light snack during your stay. A dining area near the living room provides additional seating for guests. The upper deck is furnished with a barbecue grill, perfect for hosting get-togethers or a romantic dinner.

Enjoy a restful night's sleep in the master bedroom, which is located on the upper level. A California King bed and a walk-in closet give you an abundance space and add to the comfort of our stay at Ho'o Maluhia. The spacious En-suite bathroom features a custom shower with a dual head and a bench dual-head shower and bench, which create a spa-like experience. A peekaboo window with a privacy curtain can be opened, allowing you to view the majestic sunset during your shower. Upstairs you'll find a cozy bonus room that's furnished with a twin trundle bed, making the perfect sleeping space for kids or single adults. A half-bathroom provides additional convenience and comfort. Venture downstairs at Ho'o Maluhia and you'll find two guest bedrooms, each with their own En-suite bathroom. For your ultimate privacy and enjoyment, one of the two guest rooms comes with its own outdoor shower and private outdoor breakfast nook.

Coastline views are at an abundance from south Ali'i Drive and run for miles. Relax on the upper and lower lanais of this gorgeous vacation home, enjoy a barbecue with friends and family or take a swim in the newly-plastered private swimming pool, while enjoying the beauty of the ocean in perfect view.

Located above Kailua-Kona Village at an elevation of 700 feet, Ho'o Maluhia offers warmth and sunshine by day and temperate mountain breezes by night. The prevailing trade winds from the west over the ocean and the mountain breezes from the east create refreshing breezes for an idyllic stay. You'll never be at a loss for adventure and fun while staying at Ho'o Maluhia. A few miles down the shoreline you'll find Kahalu'u Beach State Park, a hub for the Hawaiian Sea Turtle. The Keauhou Bay area offers ocean access, scuba diving, and sailing, catamaran, fishing charters, sea kayaking, and outrigger canoeing.

Conveniently located near downtown Kailua-Kona, you'll love exploring the area and its many significant Hawaiian cultural landmarks. Both the Hulihee Palace and the Mokuaikaua Church are located on Ali'i Drive. King Kamehameha I spent his last years living near the current site of what is now the King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, until his passing in 1819. The Ahu'ena Heiau, located on the grounds of the hotel, is a reconstructed temple rebuilt by the late king and is on the register of National Historic Landmarks.

People and cruise ship watch from the Kailua-Kona Pier, where you'll have access to Hawaii's best scuba diving, big-game fishing, kayaking, and dolphin and whale watching. Visit the famous farmers market. Enjoy a shave ice or a cup of Kona coffee. Dine on a light snack or a gourmet meal, buy an inexpensive souvenir or a piece of fine art, book an activity, go for a swim or hang out at the beach. The pier is the official starting and finishing point of the Ironman World Championship (held annually in October), and a great place to watch the sunset. Everything you want and need is readily available in the heart of Kailua Kona town.

Ho'o Maluhia is conveniently located, and a wonderful vacation home base to explore the many wonders of Hawaii including Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea Observatory, coffee and macadamia nut farms, artist communities, and more.

Please note that this property is not equipped with air conditioning. It does however feature excellent ventilation with ceiling fans throughout.

Hawaiian Tax ID #TA-022-569-1648-01 

This property is a licensed short term vacation rental. STVR-19-365043 / NUC-20-1732


3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms

Sleeps 8 Guests

  • Crib
  • Wifi/Internet
  • Dryer
  • Washer
  • Iron
  • Shampoo
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens
  • Extra Pillows And Blankets
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Ice Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Smoke Detector
  • Free Parking
  • Ceiling fans
  • Garage
  • Private Entrance
  • Lanai/Balcony
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Smartlock
  • Satellite or Cable TV
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Smart TV
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Equipment Rentals Available ($)


Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1: Master with Cal King (1), Ceiling Fan, En-suite Bathroom
Bedroom 2: Guest with Queen (1), Ceiling Fan, Lanai / Balcony, Ocean View, En-suite Bathroom
Bedroom 3: Guest with Queen (1), Ceiling Fan, Lanai / Balcony, Ocean View, En-suite Bathroom
Bonus Room with 2 Twin Beds, Ceiling Fan, Ocean view, Trundle bed

Beach Details

Kahalu’u Beach Park - 8 minutes
Honl’s Beach - 7 minutes
Beach equipment is available for rent at an additional cost

Pool Details

Private pool

Location Details

Kona Country Club - 8 minutes
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - approximately 2 hours
Kona International Airport - 20 minutes

Villa Notes

Non smoking
Sorry no pets
A car is recommended

Rates and Availability

Tax Service Charge Details*
Please add 17.962% tax to all rates
Departure cleaning fee: $405 plus tax
Service fee: $165 plus tax
2% Booking fee
Accidental Damage Waiver
A $199 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.
Minimum Stay Details
Minimum night stay may vary by season. Contact a villa specialist to confirm.


Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.