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Hana Ocean Palms Bungalow

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

The Hana Ocean Palms Bungalow is located across from one of Hana's most beautiful oceanfront pools - Waioka Pond (Venus Pool). The property is nestled in a coconut palm grove and surrounded by almost an acre of lush tropical flowers, fruit trees and bamboo. Pick avocados, papayas and bananas and gather vegetables and herbs from the garden. This charming bungalow has all the comforts of home including a fully equipped kitchen, a gas grill for barbecuing, high speed internet access, and a phone for local or long distance calls. The master bedroom has a queen bed and the back bedroom has one double, and one twin bed. The bungalow has two screened porches, one with a hammock for an afternoon nap, and the front porch with a queen bed looking out to the ocean. Fall asleep listening to the sea from the screened porch and awaken to the sound of the wind in the palms and birds singing. Original oil paintings by a local artist, warm natural wood and bamboo, luxurious rugs and bedding throughout.

The bungalow is about one mile from Koki Beach, famous Hamoa Beach, and three miles from quaint Hana town. It is about a 20 to 25 minute drive to 'Ohe'o Pools ('Seven Pools') in the Kipahulu section of Haleakala National Park. The national park has abundant fresh water pools and waterfalls, hiking trails and a cultural hike to a restored ancient taro farm.

Maui County permit # STHA 2015/0003 GET / TAT # W01043694-01

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Albert Zeman
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2018

About Albert Zeman

I have traveled and lived all over the world, and moved to Maui some 25 years ago. Though I lived on the other side of the island, where I did landscape architecture and design, Hana always has had a particular draw. Eight years ago after selling an ocean front house I moved out here. I also am a boat captain and offer sailing charters in the summer in the Pacific Northwest and the inside passage.

I consider myself an artist, teacher and an adventurer.

Albert Zeman purchased this house in 2004

Why Albert Zeman chose Hāna

Hana is unique in all of Hawaii and sometimes called the 'Last Hawaiian Place', Once you brave the beautiful Hana Highway, you will find yourself in another world and unlike the rest of the island feel you are truly somewhere else.

What makes this house unique

Aside from the magic in the land here and the Aloha spirit of the people, most visitors feel this to be a very restful and rejuvenating place. Fresh air, beautiful grounds, great sounds and fragrances. You are surrounded by fantastic walks, close to great swimming, stunning scenery and simple nature. The food is delicious. Fresh fruit and vegetables as well as fish are available year around.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Hāna, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Quiet hours between 9pm-7am
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Outdoor shower - shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 (Master Bedroom) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 (back bedroom) - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Sleeping Porch (Front Porch) - 1 queen
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Spacious screened porch with double bed for sleeping in addition to dining area and private reading corner looking out to ocean. Sleep surrounded by palms, ginger and heliconias. Lush gardens including avocados, papayas, and bananas. Vegetable garden and almost an acre of various tropical palms, bamboos, exotic plants and flowers. Relax in the hammock under the palms. Swim in Venus Pool across the meadow or enjoy the beauty of Black Sand Beach. Walk along the coast to Hamoa Beach, the local surf and Stand-up Paddle spot. Outdoor shower in addition to indoor shower/bath.


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(22 traveler reviews)

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Hana Ocean Palms Bungalow
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 22 reviews

Lovely Hana at its best

  • 5 of 5

If there is one truly magical place in all of Hawaii this is it! Hana is hard to get to and therefore much less commercialized than much of Maui and this bungalow in the Jungle is the place that most fully expresses the true spirit of Hana. Listening to sounds and smells of the passing torrents of rain sitting on the front porch reminded me of my long ago youth in Malaysia. Laying in bed you can hear but not see the friendly gecko that works all night to keep you safe. The lush jungle blooms placed on the kitchen counter that met us on our arrival said Aloha at every viewing. The lay out of the house amply fit our party of five with ample space for private times and family time. The kitchen was well stocked and supplied. Exploring the walkable near by area was a highlight of our stay in Maui while access to well known Hana area attractions, like the Bamboo forest was easy and thoroughly enjoyable.

  • Submitted: 7-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Stayed our first 2 nights on Maui in Hana, could not be more pleased with this bungalow! First evening in Maui our family of 6 are jumping off rocks into Venus Pool, walking along overlook to beautiful blue ocean crashing into black sand beach below, perfect start to our 2-week Hawaii vacation! This property is in a perfect location just a 5 minute drive south of town. The accommodations are very comfortable, pillows, sheets, bedding, towels, kitchen utensils are all good. Grilled out burgers the next evening, after enjoying a beautiful day hiking and swimming in Alelele Falls - Awesome! Recommend starting your day with breakfast at Barefoot Bakery on Hana Bay, or any of the food trucks around town. We will definitely stay here again next time in Hana. We had an wonderful, short, 2-night stay, just need to stay longer next time! Albert, you have a perfect slice of paradise you are sharing with others, thank you!

  • Submitted: 8-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful spot in Hana

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this charming bungalow. Hope to return!

  • Submitted: 7-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So nice to have you all out here over the holidays! Glad you guys had a good time in Hana and on the property. Come back soon! Mahalo! Bri & Taylor
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These four days were the highlight of our trip to US.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location for people who enjoy spending a few days in a jungle atomsphere. Venus pool is in walking distance as well as an untouched black sand beach (requires some climbing). Hana, the general store and the famous Hamoa and Koki beaches are within 5-10 min driving distance. The bBungalow was very tastefully decorated and all equipment worked well. Very good and kind owner and housekeepers!

  • Submitted: 8-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great family to Host! They were so kind, clean, and respectful and it so good to see that they were excited to explore Hana and the surrounding area! Would have them back here at the bungalow anytime.
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We very much enjoyed our stay in the Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in July, 2017

Location: Minutes from Hana. 6 Hana Highway miles to Haleakalā National Park (Pīpīwai trail to the Waimoku Falls and the Seven Sacred Pools at Ohe'o). A short walk to a natural pool (some rock climbing is necessary). Walk a couple more minutes and you come to a cliff over the ocean where you can see the sunrise (I even saw a turtle). Those in a walking mood can walk along the coast to Hamoa Beach (so the caretakers told us).

Caretakers: Bree and Taylor (I hope I got their names right!) were very friendly. They were quick to tell us about some of the secret locations in the area. They also made sure we had all we needed. She opened 2 fresh coconuts for us

The Bungalow: The only knock on the bungalow is one window that was missing a screen and couldn't be closed. We put a towel in the cracks and did not have any bug problems from it. Outside that, it was great. 1 room with 1 bed (all solid walls), 1 room with 2 beds, 2 solid walls, 2 screen walls (breeze!). 1 bed on the front lanai (mmm...breeze). A screaming infant in the inside room, did NOT wake a 4 year old in the second room (could be heard, but not enough to wake him). We enjoyed the inside hammock (who wouldn't?).

Grill outside (worked just fine). Stove inside (worked just fine). Large selection of pans (the one I grabbed was in good shape). Fun cup selections for the 4-year old). No dishwasher (fine by us). No AC (breeze/fans did fine). The washer/dryer were high efficiency with a huge capacity. Oven (didn't use). Beach toys/towels/buggie boards (kept the 4 yr old busy). Wifi. Limited cell service only on road-Verizon.

Kid Friendly: Mostly. The main rooms had large throw rugs that covered most of the floor. Unsteady babies/toddlers should have mostly soft places to land. There are, however, many tings that they could get into at their level (kitchen-stove, drawers, cabinets, other shelves and such). We didn't have any problems with our 10 month old (and she did enjoy the doors and drawers in the kitchen). A watchful eye should be enough to keep them safe.

Our Arrival: There was a bowl of fresh local fruit in the kitchen for us when we arrived. Bananas, papaya, and passion fruits. Delicious stuff, but it doesn't last, so eat it up fast. We were also given banana bread the first morning of our stay (yum).

Bugs: It's a rain forest. They do exist. 1 roach, 1 spider, many mosquito-eating geckos.

Summary: We were very happy with our stay and would love to come again!

  • Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could not more highly recommend this property.

  • 5 of 5

Location is secluded and unbeatable.

Proximity to local swimming hole makes you feel just that... like a local. Nearby quaint little eateries and good swimming/ surf at hamoa beach. Host(s) are fantastic and helpful. Decor and appointments are quaint but authentic and welcoming. Feels like your old family beach house. If you're after a sterile, contrived, mass produced cattle class Maui experience then this place IS NOT FOR YOU. If you're after a truly peaceful, comfortable, relaxing and as close to an authentic Maui experience as you can expect to find: then book this place. Stay at least three nights:) We were four young professionals in our 20s and cannot recall a single negative element of this place. Favorite accommodation in the Hawaiian islands.

  • Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Hana Ranch Restaruant
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
Nearest Motorway
150 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Hana Ranch Restaurant and several food truck
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Mauna Kea, Big Island of Hawaii
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
secret beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Waioka (Venus) pool
Nearest Point of Interest
Hamoa Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Walk
Nearest Point of Interest
Koki Beach
Car: recommended

Bamboo Forest, Seven Sacred Pools, Hamoa and Koki Beaches, Waioka (Venus) Pool, Waterfalls, Haleakala Crater, Haleakala National Park, and Red Sand and Black Sand Beaches. Three miles from quaint Hana town, including historic Hasegawa market, and Ono organic farm and exotic fruit stand. As well as several local food trucks ranging from Thai food, Mexican, and Ethiopian.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Hāna, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 18 2018 - Dec 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
Dec 16 2018 - Jan 5 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
Winter/Spring 2019
Jan 6 2019 - Apr 15 2019
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee C$99.82

The nightly rate is based on double occupancy. Each additional person up to four people is $40 plus tax per person per night. We have a two night minimum stay for advance reservations. We do accept a one night stay a week ahead of time. There is a $75 cleaning fee for stays of less than 4 nights or for parties of more than 4 people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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