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Great Location! Wifi/Phone/Easy Access/Central A/C

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio


About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-4)

Beautiful Oceanfront, Ocean view Condo steps from the beach: sleeps four! Brand new condition with high-speed DSL Internet access. Immaculately kept unit, grounds and gardens. Ten miles from Kahului Airport (OGG).

Kauhale Makai is The Village by the Sea:

This beautiful, family-friendly, oceanfront property is located in North Kihei and offers breathtaking ocean and garden views. The palm-dotted white sand beach fronting the property is popular with windsurfers during the summer and offers exquisite sunsets. Located on the longest continuous white sand beach on Maui, Kauhale Makai is just steps from the ocean, with public swimming beaches and lifeguards minutes away.

A central common area includes five gas barbecue grills, three picnic tables, a pool with sundeck, a hot tub, and a children’s pool. The grounds also include a sauna, putting green, shuffleboard, and laundry facilities; and parking is free. Our guests are welcome to use the six public tennis courts and volleyball nets located to the south of the grounds.

Unit #102: Truly the Best!

Located on the ground floor at the very corner of this beautiful resort, offering you the very best in privacy and views, our studio unit has been thoroughly rebuilt and refurnished inside and out. Brand new cabinets, ceramic tile, and paint throughout. Brand new appliances and TV, DVD player, and stereo sound system; furniture including a queen-size Murphy bed and a futon couch that also opens into a queen-size sleeper.

The unit has complimentary high-speed DSL Internet access for your laptop and unlimited U.S. and Canada phone calls. Best of all is the central air conditioning that will allow you to enjoy your tropical paradise in comfort. Or sit on your own private lanai enjoying the fabulous ocean view and the swells breaking over the reef where the green sea turtles play. You can even whale watch in season (October through April), or watch the windsurfers in the summer months.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Mike and Rie
Member since: 2004
Speaks english, Japanese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Mike and Rie

We purchased this condo in 2010 from the former owner while we were staying in the unit, however, we just listed the unit on VRBO Sep, 2013. We met in Hawaii, got married, lived in Japan, and now we are living in Maui with our baby girls. Mike is a United States Marine Corps Veteran who has lived in Hawaii for more than 20 years. Rie speaks Japanese and English. She is originally from Saitama, Japan. We both attended Hawaii Pacific University where we earned our Masters Degrees in Business. We enjoy the beach, tennis, golf, snorkeling, driving around the island, and eating out. Our new additions; Maya was born in January 2013 and Nina was born in December 2014 are now our main hobby. We would be happy to help you with anything you would like to know about the islands.

Mike and Rie purchased this studio in 2010

Why Mike and Rie chose Kihei

Like you; we came to visit or find a place in Maui. This is the first place we stayed. Clean, cozy, central A/C, fully furnished, steps to the beach and you can see the ocean from the unit. There is a nice pool/jacuzzi and a sauna. One great benefit is that the complex provides a concierge at the front desk area to help you with all the island activities you are interested in. We enjoyed it so much, we ended up buying this unit. This unit is in close proximity to great beaches, grocery stores, and restaurants and is only a 20 minute drive from the airport.

What makes this studio unique

Speaks: English and Japanese... Nihon go de douzo.

Front desk island wide activity concierge!!!!


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation studio rental in Kihei, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Sleeps 1 to 4. Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size futon couch, Murphy Beds (1) Queen size Murphy bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
On The Common Grounds, Laundry, Pool, Hot Tub, Kiddie Pool, Gas Barbecue and Picnic Area, and adjacent public Tennis Courts and Volleyball Nets, In Your Unit, Complimentary DSL Internet access and local phone calls, central A/C, DVD player, bluetooth stereo system with CD player, fully equipped kitchen with all-new appliances including refrigerator/freezer, programmable glass top stove and oven, toaster, blender and coffeemaker, ironing board and iron, hair dryer provided; all pots, pans and dishes, cooking utensils and linens provided; soaps and paper products, beach towels. SORRY, Kauhale Makai is a No Pets, No Smoking Resort


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Great Location! Wifi/Phone/Easy Access/Central A/C
average rating of 4.7887325 based on 71 reviews
Athens, GA

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Great condo! In a great central location close to food and all the best beaches.

  • Submitted: 2-Jun-2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Its like a quality hotel room. Its not huge, but it was more than what we needed. Full size kitchen and bathroom. Has a hide a bed couch and queen size Murphy bed. Has a pack n play crib and beach toys in the closet. Very close to the beach and restaurants and stores within walking distance. Great spot to have as a home base while on vacation!

  • Submitted: 29-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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GREAT CONDO - for 2 people, a bit tight for 3. Everything was nearby, great location.

  • 4 of 5

This condo was clean, updated and had a GREAT location. There was a green, park-like area between the unit and the beach which was great! Convenient as it was a 5 minute car ride to the restaurants, other beach parks, groceries!

I highly recommend this condo, but for 2 people only. With the bed and the sofa opened up there was no walking space from the lanai to the front door. Appliances were in good working order. Unit was complete with 2 beach chairs and an umbrella which were GREAT!

My wife and daughter slept on the Murphy bed which they said was comfy enough. The housekeeper had the sofa bed set up but the mattress was quite lumpy, and uncomfortable. I decided to fold it back and placed the cushions back and slept on them. I was able to sleep reasonably enough. I give it 4 stars only because it was tight for 3 people, but overall great place to stay in Maui. WOULD RECOMMEND. MAHALO!!!

  • Submitted: 8-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Convenient & Central

  • 4 of 5

The place was very quaint & clean. Parking outside lanai door. Good amenities, TV, Wifi and the beach was withing walking distance. However I was not expecting a Murphy bed. The corners on the bed were a bit sharp when walking around it. All in all, good place to stay on Maui when wanting to be central.

  • Submitted: 2-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, MO

Great condo near southeast beaches

  • 4 of 5

Condo worked well for our week-long stay in Maui. It was a studio setup with a full kitchen, bathroom, TV, sofa, and beach accessories. When we arrived, it seemed like the place had been left in a hurry with items still in the dishwasher and trash/recyclables laying around. But all in all, it was a good option for the area at an affordable price.

  • Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Littleton, Colorado

Cozy and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for 2 weeks for our honeymoon. This place was in a great location for everything we wanted to do and on a main street with plenty to eat and do. There was construction on the lanais while we were there and sometimes it woke us up in the morning but we were out most of the day so it wasn't too terrible. All the beach equipment was super helpful and the kitchen is well equipped as well. Whenever we come back, this will be on our list of placed to stay. Mike was helpful and accommodating and apologized for the construction even though it wasn't his fault.

  • Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We encourage our guests to try the many wonderful activities Maui affords, Skydiving, Scuba Diving, Helicopter Tours, Nature/wildlife tours, Submarine Excursions, Camping/Hiking, Whale Watching, Golfing, Luaus and Island Shows


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation studio rental in Kihei, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season 2017
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 15 2018
1 night minimum stay
Low Season 2018
Apr 16 2018 - Dec 14 2018
1 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Dec 15 2018 - Apr 14 2019
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Check-in Fee C$38.44
Parking fee waived C$0
Cleaning Fee C$128.12
Tax Rate 14.42%

* A 25% deposit is due to hold your reservation.If your reservation is in less than 60 days, the entire amount is due to confirm your reservation.
* Transient Accommodations Tax ID : TA-117-519-7696-01

Special Circumstances... 9/18- 10/6
Our 02 stack, 04, and 06 are planned under construction from 9/18 to 10/6(Spalling) .
It will be ruined our lanai view. Expected noise during working hours.

Owner'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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