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Accessible Oceanfront Beach Cottage- Hale Ehu Kai

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Oceanfront Hale Ehu Kai (Sea Spray House) allows you to enjoy Hawaii at its best!! The view as you come in the front door is like you are on a boat, without the rocking. It is centrally located between the resident turtles (Humphrey, Hilda, and baby Hubert), dolphins, whales, cruise ships, and other wild life in your front yard and the wonders of East Hawaii in your back yard. Kapoho warm pond and Champagne Pond, Lava Trees State Park, and some of the newest beaches in the world are within a few miles. Volcanoes National Park and Hilo are

30-45 minutes away. Spectacular waterfalls and scenery of the Kohala Coast and Waipio Valley are beyond Hilo.

It is truly a place where you can choose the pace of your vacation!

You can relax and enjoy the ocean from the spa, on the huge 12'x40' deck, or in the house or you can explore the Big Island by driving, bicycling, or hiking. Nearby, funky Pahoa Town has outstanding and varied restaurants and shops. Snorkeling and surfing are nearby, but not at the house.

It is wheelchair accessible so everyone can enjoy it's magnificent setting, with a ramp, lever-type door and bathroom handles, wide pocket doors, roll-in shower with fixed and hand held shower heads and grab bars. It is also a non-smoking house. We have completely outfitted Hale Ehu Kai so that you will feel like you are coming home to paradise! Marlene has included everything you could ever need in the kitchen (as more than one visitor has said, 'if you can't find it--just look harder').

Remember!! You also can combine your stay with the owner's Kona-side vacation rental at Kealakekua Bay, Hale o Lei (#7022776) for a total Big Island experience (and a 'package-price' rate).

More Details

Hart or Marlene Phillips
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Hart or Marlene Phillips

Aloha! Marlene and I retired to the Big Island in 2001 because of it's wonderful people and diverse scenery. Prior to that, Marlene was a teacher and I was a human relations manager/consultant for many years. We had always loved the Puna-side of the Island so we bought our oceanfront lot and built Hale Ehu Kai a couple of years later. We enjoy going there and sharing it with our guests.

Hart or Marlene Phillips purchased this house in 2003

Why Hart or Marlene Phillips chose Pahoa

Hale Ehu Kai is very special in that it can be used as a relaxing place to stay your whole vacation or as a travel base due to being central to the volcanic action and near some of the unique Puna experiences.

What makes this house unique

Come and won't be disappointed!! Also, we built Hale Ehu Kai accessible, so all can enjoy, even if there are mobility challenges. We also have a vacation rental Kona-side (Hale o Lei #7022776), and many people stay with us both sides.


Pahoa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms have memory foam toppers. The king master bedroom has an attached full, accessible bathroom. The queen bedroom is on the ocean-side of the house and a sliding glass door frames the ocean and provides easy access to the spa.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
FREE high speed DSL internet connection/WiFi Outside spa on lanai overlooking ocean Inside Jacuzzi tub Queen bedroom with ocean view King bedroom with private bath Double futon in living room Fully outfitted kitchen Fully accessible by wheelchair Huge lava BBQ- bring your own briquettes Washer/dryer Satellite TV DVD with large selection of movies Book exchange Telephone with answering machine


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Accessible Oceanfront Beach Cottage- Hale Ehu Kai
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 133 reviews

wonderful ocean front

  • 4 of 5

The ocean front home was amazing. So wonderful to listen to the waves crashing and great location for our days touring the volcanoes.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Found it to be very relaxing, enjoyable, and just what we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Clean and well organized, well stocked with basics needed and very comfy beds.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to relax after a day visiting and walking.

The house was full equipt and cle an.

The spa was a must.

Super emplacement

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

We appreciated the opportunity to stay on our favorite island at this peaceful, restful and beautiful home. It had everything we needed to complete a wonderful vacation. We would definitely recommend it anyone. It was well within our budget. Thank you so much!

Susan Peterson

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location on the ocean

  • 5 of 5

This place is great if you want to relax and enjoy the pounding surf.

There was plenty of room for the 5 of us. The hot tub was a big hit.

Hart and Marlene provided everything we needed. They are extremely responsive. They provided useful short cuts to the beaches south of their place, that GPS is unaware of.

Kay and Bob Blaha

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific place to experience the beautiful spirit of Hawaii

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this home. The highlight was definitely the ocean swells pounding at the cliff right off the porch and sighting eight whales passing by during our stay. The location is quite nice for accessing a fun variety of volcano and beach activities. Everything was well kept and kitchen supplies well stocked. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Festivals.

* Art exhibits.

* Volcano Watching.

* Hiking.

* Outstanding Pahoa eateries.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Relax.

* Hike/stroll.

* Snorkel.

* Spa.

* Eat in Pahoa.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Watch the dolphins/whales/tutles.

* Snorkel Kapoho.

* Hike.

* Watch the lava flow into the ocean.

* Eat in Pahoa.


Strolling or hiking








Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $120
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 14.42%

Ask us about our specials--further discounts if stay with us Kona-side also ( #7022776)

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.