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Hoku at Ho'olei - Includes Use of The Grand Wailea Resort & Spa Facilities

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,550 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, sleeps up to 8, two level town home with elevator

>> Click on the Video link above the photos for a video tour! <<

In addition to staying in the best home at Ho'olei,


* Use all of the pools, water slides, spa and restaurants at The Grand Wailea Resort.

* On-demand, complimentary transportation to and from The Grand Wailea Resort

* Umbrella, towels and lounge chairs set up for you on Wailea Beach.

* Exclusive charging privileges at The Grand Wailea Resort.

* Towel and pool service at both the Ho’olei and Grand Wailea pools.

* On-site concierge service

* Daily newspaper delivery

* Rent cabanas at the Grand Wailea pool or beach

* Enroll your kids in Camp Grande at The Grand Wailea Resort

* Enjoy exclusive Spa Grande bath products in the home.

* Receive a complimentary mid-week housekeeping service with a 5 night stay.

* No departure cleaning, reservation, Internet or parking fees...saves you hundreds of dollars over a week.

* Bonus! Our guests receive credit to their Hilton Honors frequent guest account.

These exclusive privileges are ONLY available to you if you rent from an owner that has been accepted by The Grand Wailea's rental program. You no longer have to choose between a luxury home or a resort, as this villa combines the best features of both!

When searching for a nice place to stay in Wailea on Maui's sunny south side, you'll have many great choices. There are very nice beach front resorts, such as the iconic Grand Wailea Resort, and some privately owned residences. In most cases, you'll need to choose between the two options. Fortunately, you've just found the best of both! We've combined all of the services and amenities of the fabulous Grand Wailea Resort with a professionally designed and spacious three bedroom home. You'll experience the best home at Ho'olei while enjoying all of the benefits of being a guest at The Grand Wailea Resort.

Hoku means “Star” in Hawaiian and our guests immediately see why Hoku is appropriately named as soon as they walk through the front door. Professionally designed with furnishings sourced from the finest makers around the world and wall colors that have been custom blended to this design pallet to enrich the senses, Hoku is by far one of the best residences in Ho’olei.

Hoku is situated just above the fabulous Ho'olei pool area. Our guests enjoy the serene sounds of the waterfalls below along with the nightly torch lighting which adds to the visual ambiance. Open the large Fleetwood sliding glass doors and turn on the fans as your family gathers on the lanai while watching the sunset over the ocean. The large dining table is perfect for enjoying an outdoor barbeque meal, prepared by you on your 8-burner Wolf grill, complete with rotisserie and a small Sub-Zero refrigerator.

We’ve included complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the home and free local telephone service. Each room has a flat screen television, digital cable and high definition cable channels. The living room is a favorite with our guests and includes a Bose entertainment system with DVD and surround sound. We’ve even included board games and a DVR with the digital cable so that you can record your favorite shows for later viewing after a long day on the beach.

There’s a one-car garage with an additional parking space just steps from the garage. From the garage entrance you may go directly to the elevator to load your groceries and luggage. This ultimate convenience is perfect for those who may have trouble with stairs. The laundry room includes a full sized washer and dryer, so you may pack light and avoid those pesky airline baggage charges! Don’t worry about renting beach gear, as we’ve got you covered with umbrellas, boogie boards, beach chairs, towels, bags and coolers.

Each of the three bedrooms includes a flat panel television and en-suite bath. Thick carpeting, dual glazed Fleetwood sliding glass doors and extra insulation ensure a peaceful night’s sleep. Bose Wave Radios with iPod connections are included. The master bedroom includes an amazing Cal King mattress along with 1000 thread-count sheets. The water for the oversized tub comes from the ceiling! The master bedroom is actually bigger than an entire standard hotel room and is connected to a private lanai. Enjoy your coffee or read a book on this very comfortable Brown Jordan outdoor living space. Feel the Zen like energy of this special area with Buddha’s who sit with you in this gorgeous space. Our guests have defined this bedroom as a sanctuary.

The professionally equipped kitchen will take your breath away. We’ve thought of everything, from the waffle iron to the wok. You will have what you need to create a fabulous meal. Top of the line appliances including dual Sub-Zero refrigerators and a gas range surrounded by beautiful granite counter tops and Snaidero cabinetry will inspire you to create the perfect meal. Don’t feel like cooking and want to stay home? No problem – our concierge staff will arrange a personal chef to do the shopping and prepare your gourmet meal in the privacy of your Maui villa. If you'd like, we’ll also do the grocery shopping for you prior to your arrival.

Here's why you should consider our home:

First and foremost, please be advised (that unlike at a resort), all Ho’olei residences are NOT the same. These are not hotel rooms created equally. Each of these properties are individually owned and the owners have the final choice on how the interiors are designed and furnished. Some of the homes have what we call “investor standard” furnishings. In an effort to make it more convenient for cost-conscious investors on the mainland, the investor selected and installed furniture that was cost effective for them.

While these investor-standard are nice (from a location and architectural viewpoint) the walls are generally not painted, all light switches are not on dimmers, the kitchens have the bare minimum equipment, and items are not replaced as quickly as we would prefer to see them replaced. Let’s face it…if you are a real estate investor, your returns will be higher if you spend less on the interior. As someone who has worked hard to earn your vacation and spent a lot of money to travel to Maui, you deserve better.

We've invested a tremendous amount of time, money and talent in the design of our home. It represents how we like to live while on the island. It's done professionally, with care and attention to the details. Bottom line: It is spectacular!

Many homes listed on VRBO do NOT qualify for the amazing amenities of the Grand Wailea Resort - ours does! We are able to offer FULL access and use of the Resort along with complimentary on-demand transportation to and from your home, the resort and beach. You and your family are Grand Wailea Resort guests while staying in our home and are entitled to the same access and amenities as regular resort guests.

We offer a discount from the Grand Wailea's regular rates at Ho'olei for those that find us on VRBO/HomeAway. See our rates page to see the difference between the regular rate and our discounted rate. Bookings are handled as owner referrals - your reservation is held by the Grand Wailea Resort. You will receive a confirmation document indicating our home as the one you'll be checked into. As an added bonus, you'll also receive credit to your Hilton Honors frequent guest account!

So, call or e-mail today to speak with the us directly, and to reserve your spot in paradise. You deserve it!

Hoku is very popular among Ho'olei guests. If Hoku is not available for your desired dates, we may still be able to help you with another Ho'olei residence designed by us: See our other listings on VRBO:

Maluhia at Ho'olei: Listing number 347053

Akela at Ho'olei: Listing number 684370

Kalea at Ho'olei: Listing number 796356

Noelani at Ho'olei: Listing number 773351

Kanani at Ho'olei: Listing number 757011

Okalani at Ho'olei: Listing number 888386

Lelani at Ho'olei: Listing number 971088

Keywords: Hoolei, Ho'olei, Luxury Resort Condominium Rental views large, Grand Wailea Resort use and access, 3 bedrooms, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii.

GET/TAT ID # W55889161-02

More Details

Property Manager
Ken Hawkins
Member since: 2003
Speaks english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2018

About Ken Hawkins

We own an interior design firm in Southern California and see this home as an extension of our business. We believe that 'everything speaks' and are constantly working to improve the home, so that our valued guests will want to return year after year. Other Ho'olei owners have asked us to re-create our residence for them, so we've done just that - see the description above for our other properties at Ho'olei.

We are original Ho'olei owners and fell in love with this property well before the first building was completed. Being able to offer our guests access and use of a beautiful beach front resort while staying in our home is what 'sealed the deal' for us. Sharing this the experience of beautiful design and impeccable service from our resort partner makes us very happy. Aloha!

Ken Hawkins purchased this villa in 2009

Why Ken Hawkins chose Wailea

Ho'olei is the newest development in Wailea, the master planned community in sunny South Maui. Surrounded by impeccable golf courses, great restaurants, shopping and the best beaches in the world, the location cannot be beat. In addition to the great location, our home is built with the best materials with a fantastic interior design. The gated Ho'olei community includes an amazing pool complete with a 19 foot waterfall for our guests.

Ho'olei is the only residential development in Wailea that has provides owner's the ability to opt into the rental management arrangement with the beautiful Grand Wailea Resort. We have taken advantage of this tremendous benefit so that our guests may enjoy the resort's amenities, location and services while staying in our beautiful home.

What makes this villa unique

Grand Wailea Resort access and use of all facilities! This unique benefit means that you and your family will be treated just as if you are staying at the Grand Wailea Resort during your stay in our home. Only a limited number of Ho'olei owners may offer this exclusive benefit to their guests. No other development on Maui has this unique benefit.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for allowing our family to share in your beautiful home. We have been coming to Maui for many years, always staying at The Grand Wailea. Now that our kids are adults, we decided to stay in a home. We appreciated the many comforts of your home. As we say in Hawaii, Mahalo!
Sep 2011
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation villa rental in Wailea, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Master suite includes a large soaking tub and separate shower area with two vanities. Each bedroom has an ensuite bath. Half bath in living room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Upper bedroom 3 with TWO queen sized beds.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second master suite, lower level.
  • Each bedroom includes an ensuite bath. The lower level master suite has a California king sized bed with a Vera Wang Ultra Plush mattress. The master also includes a large walk in closet with a safe for your valuables. The second lower level master suite has a king sized bed with a premium mattress. Both lower suites include a private furnished lanai. The bedroom on the upper level includes two (2) queen sized beds. All bedding is custom made. Also included are high thread count premium sheets and pillows. A crib and/or Aero bed with bedding may be set up in any room for your convenience.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
In addition to enjoying this professionally designed home, our guests have access to all of the amenities of the Waldorf Astoria's Grand Wailea Resort. This five-star beach front resort, located just across the street from your Ho'olei home, has nine pools, amazing water slides, a kid's pavilion, adult pool, beach and pool cabanas (for rent), a world-class spa and fine restaurants. Hoku at Ho'olei IS IN the Grand Wailea's exclusive rental program - this means that you will be treated as if you are a resort guest while staying at Hoku. This important benefit also means that you will enjoy the wonderful services from our professional staff. They will drive you to and from the resort on demand, supply you with beach towels at the pool, provide excellent concierge service, and they'll be there for you if something goes wrong. A fabulous home with resort privileges - the best of both - you deserve it!


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Hoku at Ho'olei - Includes Use of The Grand Wailea Resort & Spa Facilities
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Gorgeous luxury. Fabulous staff.

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for our family of 8 — grandparents, kids, & grandkids. Villa was first class in everything from lush furnishings to great soaps. Lots of room for everyone to have quiet indoor and outdoor space even with a 1 & 3 year old running around. Shuttle comes in about 2 minutes. Staff is fantastic & go out of their way to be helpful & accommodating. I’d give it ten stars!

  • Submitted: 1-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Danville, CA

Wonderful Maui Home!

  • 5 of 5

Look no further for an incredible home with the ability to easily accommodate two families. We stayed there last October (8 total) and were thrilled with the homes layout and beautiful lanai. The close proximity to the Grand Wailea, shops, restaurants makes it a must for anyone looking for the solitude of the south Wailea shores! I've planned six Hawaii trips for my family over the last few years and this property/experience was easily our favorite. The owner, Ken Hawkins, is fantastic to work with and made the planning a cinch.

  • Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing property, we loved it!

  • Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean and spacious. We had our family of five and were very pleased with the accommodations. The appliances and fixtures were top of the line and the views were great. Access to the Grand Wailea was nice and the shuttle service made getting around very easy. Close proximity to Whaler's General Store, Monkey Pod and the Market.

  • Submitted: 29-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing stay at Kanani Villa

  • 5 of 5

Our family had the most delightful time staying at the Kanani Villa. We were originally booked at the Hoku Villa but were upgraded at owner’s request to the Kanani Villa. This villa is in a perfect location for a quick walk to both the pools at Ho’olei and the Grand Wailea. The villa has a gorgeous view of the ocean, is exceptionally equipped and decorated, and provided us with all the superior amenities for a perfect stay. We choose one of Ken Hawkins units because they all have Grand Wailea pool privileges and easy access to Wailea Beach, both of which are a must for our family. The Ho’olei staff were delightful, helpful, and prompt with any request. They exude the Aloha spirit. A bonus was that as this villa has Grand Wailea privileges, you also get Hilton points for Hilton members. From my initial reservation request to check-out, our vacation stay at this property was exceptional and we can’t wait to go back.

  • Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise Redefined! You must stay here!

  • 5 of 5

If you are discerning, notice every detail, wish the little things that are neglected didn't bother you so much in a rental you are in for a surprise.This rental exceeds every expectation! Normally, the pictures make a property look better than it is when you arrive. Not this one- surprised with every turn of a corner. Nothing has been left unattended. Oh okay, large coffee mugs. Because we are all coffee drinkers-delighted to find the French Press and the welcome basket including coffee-we like BIG coffee mugs. This is a tea drinkers paradise, beautifully done. We managed because everything else was so beyond the beyond, who could remember you had to refill your pretty white coffee cup a few times? The kitchen is so well appointed (knife sharpening is perhaps on the to do list) that we chose to cook in 5 of the 8 nights we stayed. That and the home itself convinced us that we really could not have a better experience dining out than staying in and grillling/cooking as we enjoyed our wine in the beautiful kitchen, living room, dining room, lenai. Throw the glass doors open and begin your dream vacation! Why would you sit in any restaurant when you could be here? We had daily newspaper delivery, beautiful TVs in every room for those who cannot do without, bedrooms that had some saying they hadn't slept that well in a long while. We were generally up early, went to the smaller pool after the first day exploring the magnificent Wailea property across the street. The on site pool is so relaxing. There is fresh tea, water and ice availbe along with fresh towels. One day we made a pitcher of drinks and brought them to the pool where a refrigerator is availble to keep them cool. If you go to this pool early, you have your pick of poolside lounges. The waterfalls here add an awesome tropical sound that we could hear from our property all day/night.

A word about the owner: from the beginning, Ken was warm and welcoming. He seemed to really care that we were staying in his home. His attitude is reflected in his family home. They do not have to add the extras in furnishing this home that they do. Every single detail is beautifully done. The staff at the property gets a high five, they are amazing and want you to enjoy it.

Usually at the end of a vacation, everyone gets to the point where we can look forward to going home but we were all sad to leave. We spent the last day at the pool and in the home, leaving this EXTRAORDINARY HOME so reluctantly...

  • Submitted: 20-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
OGG - Kahului Maui
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Grand Wailea Resort
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Wailea Blue, Emerald and Gold Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Grand Wailea or Four Seasons Resorts
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Wailea Beach
Car: recommended

Grand Wailea Access - our guests may utilize the facilities of the adjacent Grand Wailea Resort and Spa. Complimentary transportation to and from the Resort and your home at Ho'olei is included. Our guests may enjoy the pools, water slides, beach chairs/umbrellas, restaurants, bars and world-renowned spa. Charging privileges are included for the ultimate in convenience. This special feature is NOT available to all Ho'olei guests - only those who stay in an official Ho'olei at Grand Wailea Resort residence. Hoku is in the program - you may enjoy the Grand Wailea's facilities as if you are staying at the resort.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation villa rental in Wailea, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate Before Discount $1345
Apr 22 2018 - Jun 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Rate Before Discount $1895
Jun 3 2018 - Aug 18 2018
5 night minimum stay
Rate Before Discount $1495
Aug 19 2018 - Nov 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Rate Before Discount $2295
Nov 16 2018 - Nov 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Rate Before Discount $1495
Dec 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Rate Before Discount $4195
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Discounted rates displayed in "nightly" column are for stays of at least 7 nights with arrival/departure on Saturday or Sunday. Rates may be higher for stays less than 7 nights or for mid-week arrival/departures. Grand Wailea Resort benefits and use of facilities included. Rates/availability subject to change until confirmed by the Grand Wailea Resort. NO EXTRA FEES for parking, high-speed Internet, departure cleaning or 1 mid-week housekeeping service. Booking is easy! Just let us know you would like to reserve the home and we'll take care of the owner referral reservation with the Resort. A 25% deposit will confirm your reservation and the balance is 60 days prior to check in. No penalties for changes or cancelation if done so greater than 60 days to arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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