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Anna Graves

Member since: 2006
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Speaks english

Paradise Found! Light, Spacious, Airy-Custom Ocean Bluff Home w/ 3 Master Suites

70 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Princeville holiday house

3 Master Suites (3 bedrooms w/attached private bathrooms). Sleeps 10.

Located on Punahele Point, one of Princeville's most desirable neighborhoods, Hale Pukana La (the House of Sunlight), offers the ultimate in tropical living! With three master suites, this house is ideal for larger families or couples traveling together. Architectural notes include cathedral ceilings, skylights, ceiling fans in every room and graceful columns surrounding the sunken living room and adjacent family room.

This really is a wonderful house, with fine art, beautiful furniture, and a gourmet kitchen. Two of the suites feature king beds and walk-in closets, the third has a queen bed, and there is a giant bean bag chair that converts into a queen-sized bed in the family room (perfect for kids - or adults - it's really comfortable!), two inflatable queen mattresses, and even a Pack 'N Play for infants. There are five TVs (one in the family room, one in the breakfast nook, and small TVs in each of the bedrooms), three DVD players, a very large assortment of DVDs, several guide books on Kauai, two CD players and a surround-sound Bose system in the living and family rooms. One bathroom features a deep tub and another has a large step-down shower and double sinks. We are the closest house to the path to Queen's Bath and the beautiful waterfalls you pass on the walk down to the ocean - through a gorgeous tropical jungle!

Location is Everything! Hale Pukana La is located on a quiet cul-de-sac above Queen’s Bath, a natural lava pool filled with tropical fish and protected from ocean currents during low tide. The path to Queen’s Bath runs behind the property. It is less than half a mile to the St. Regis Resort with incredible restaurants, a nice bar, breathtaking views, and a gorgeous beach which is open to the public. World-class golf, tennis, island entertainment and idyllic sandy beaches are nearby. There are miles of hiking and bike trails, wildlife refuges and botanical gardens. You can arrange for a private guided jungle hike, waterfall excursion, jeep adventure or helicopter tour. A large playground and the beautiful Princeville library are less than a mile away. The Princeville Shopping Center provides groceries, movie rentals, shops and dining for all tastes. We also have a housekeeper who lives right in Princeville, so she is available to quickly address any issues.

The Fabulous Fun Pack - We Offer Something For Everyone!: What is a “fun pack”? It is all sorts of fun items for your vacation enjoyment: coolers, boogie boards, snorkel sets, a surf board, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella, a few bicycles, portable grill, beach bags and mats, plastic glasses for the beach, travel mugs, beach toys, and other items. (The beach items and bikes are kept in the garage.) We also have free WIFI, lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet, and a hammock and gas grill available for your use at the house. There are five TVs (one in the family room, one in the breakfast nook and small TVs in each bedroom), three DVD players, a large assortment of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, lots of novels to borrow, and a few tourist books on Kauai. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time! This will save you time, energy and money - no need to bring these items from home or rent them on the island!

We also provide free high speed wireless internet. There is a nice desk in one of the master bedrooms, complete with a printer and copier just in case you have to do a little work while in paradise (like I sometimes do...!). There is a gourmet kitchen complete with a Belgium waffle maker, coffee grinder, crock pot, high end cookware, vegetable steamer, blenders, a double oven, and two rice cookers. Eat in the formal dining room or in the kitchen nook. We also have a large gas grill, seating for eight, and a comfortable hammock outside. There is a Jacuzzi tub in one of the bathrooms and a step down shower in another. Hale Pukana La caters to many tastes - with something for everyone! This is paradise!

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Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Anna Graves (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks english

About Anna Graves

Our family loves to travel - but there is no place we love more than Kauai! My husband and I stayed on Kauai on our honeymoon, took a timeshare tour to get discounts on helicopter rides, kayak rentals, horseback excursions, etc., and wound up buying the timeshare. We returned to Kauai every year after that and realized we loved it so much, we had to buy a house on the North Shore. A few months later we became the delighted owners of Hale Pukana La in Princeville. It is a magical place and we know you will love it as much as we do!

Anna Graves purchased this house in 2005

Reviews

4.9
based on 69 traveller reviews

Paradise Found! Light, Spacious, Airy-Custom Ocean Bluff Home w/ 3 Master Suites
average rating of 4.928571 based on 70 reviews
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Perfect for 3 couples

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home and is just like the photos show. It was perfect for our 3 couples. The kitchen is large and light-filled, nice appliances and well stocked with anything you might need. Large washer and dryer in laundry area with soap provided. We spent most of our mornings/evenings sitting in the breakfast nook area looking at the nice backyard. 3 master suites with each one nicely decorated, comfortable beds, lots of closet/drawer space. Bathrooms are clean with plenty of towels.

We love this place and Michelle is exceptional if you have questions. She kindly accommodated us with a late check out.

There is only one thing bothersome here and I hesitate to mention it as it has nothing to do with this home. The guy who built the ugly monstrosity next door feels the need to keep all his lights on (inside and out) for a good portion of the night. This is not a problem unless you are sleeping in the blue room master suite. I would suggest some better blackout window coverings for that room or bring a sleep mask - it only affects the one bedroom.

Thanks Anna for sharing your home with us! Thanks Michelle for the late checkout!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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5

Perfect Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

The home was exactly as described; very well appointed and clean. Our group was on Kaua`i to provide community service, the home was near our work sites and provided perfect sanctuary between our shifts.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Great Home in Beautiful Area

  • 5 of 5

When arriving at the property, the front appears to be a normal tract type home. But when we walked inside, we found a large, well kept home with plenty of room. The kitchen is large and easy to move around in even with several people cooking. It has a large dining room and living/family room. The three bedrooms are plenty large. The entire home was clean, nicely furnished and represents pride of ownership. The owner we very forthcoming with all the information we needed to find and settle in the house. Very impressed with this level of communication.

The home is located in Princeville, an upscale area with many nice homes. It is a quiet area except for the roosters. Having been to Kauai numerous times since hurricane Inike (which caused the explosion of feral chickens), we have gotten used to them and eventually just ignore them.

The home is large enough for 3 couples or a larger family. It has plenty of cooking equipment and utensils. There is a grocery store not more than 10 minutes away. If you are into ice cream, Lappert's is also in the local shopping center. The best ice cream in the world (in my humble opinion). I would recommend this property. Overall, a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing house, it has a great sense of space and has everything you could need which makes it feel homely. Anna gave us a comprehensive list of everything from their favourite beaches to their favourite cafe's which we found incredibly useful. The house located on a beautiful estate and has a wonderful garden. We found it hard to leave this beautiful home and we hope to return next year.

This is a magical place for us. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Great house with terrific separation of space!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay! This was the perfect house to share with other families. Three masters and a very large kitchen made each day very comfortable. This will be our 'Go-To' house for future trips.

Greg & Elizabeth James

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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KAUAI BEAUTY

  • 5 of 5

WE HAD THE PLEASURE OF STAYING IN THIS BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED HOME THAT HAS ALL YOU COULD POSSIBLY WANT IN THE WAY OF HOUSEHOLD AMMENITIES AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE BEACH.

IT IS WALKING DISTANCE TO THE ST. REGIS HOTEL AND IS A VERY SHORT DRIVE TO THE PRINCEVILLE SHOPPING CENTER AND THE TOWN OF HANALEI.

IF YOU WANT TO EXPLORE THE NORTH SHORE OF KAUAI THIS IS YOUR PLACE

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Car: recommended

Welcome to Paradise! From the house you can easily walk to Queen's Bath, a unique, naturally-formed lava pool filled with tropical fish, or drive to gorgeous nearby beaches or the charming, artistic town of Hanalei. Local activities include golf at the famed Princeville courses, swimming, surfing, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, horseback riding, zodiac tours of the majestic Na Pali coast, tennis, boating, whale watching (Dec - May), kayaking on the placid waters of the Wailua River, helicopter tours, wind surfing and zip-lining. Golfers know that the Prince Course is rated by many as the No. 1 course in Hawaii, and the newly renovated Makai Course is getting rave reviews since it reopened! Other attractions include many wonderful restaurants, local artists, historic Hawaiian sites, stunning sunsets, breathtaking waterfalls, traditional luaus, and visits to Waimea Canyon, known as the Grand Canyon of the the Pacific. Your vacation here is limited only by your imagination!

One of our favorite beaches on the North Shore is Ke’e Beach which is at the end of Route 560. Ke’e is in Ha’ena State Park and is great for swimming and snorkeling - often with sea turtles!

The house itself is truly beautiful with fine art, comfortable furniture and a wonderful location. Here are some extras that set us apart:

*We have a housekeeper who lives in Princeville, so she is readily available if there are any unexpected problems.

*We have a large kitchen stocked with all sorts of items which allow you to be a gourmet chef while on vacation, including a variety of spices, oils and salts. There are local farmers' markets all over the island to supply - and inspire! - you.

*We provide a full size washer and dryer, detergent and bleach for your use, and an ironing board and iron for those nights you will be visiting one of the incredible local restaurants. We recommend Bar Acuda, the Hanalei Dolphin, Bouchon, Neide's Salsa and Samba, and Postcards for dinner, Hanalei Gourmet, Tropical Taco, Bubba's Burgers, and The Mediterranean Gourmet for lunch, and the Hanalei Wake-Up Cafe for breakfast. Live music - and great drinks - are featured several nights a week at Tahiti Nui.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Princeville, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Last Minute Fall Special!
5 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
A$253
A$1,697
 
 
Holiday 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$440
A$3,007
 
 
Winter 2017
3 Jan 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$360
A$2,406
 
 
Spring 2017
17 Mar 2017 - 18 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$386
A$2,633
 
 
Summer 2017
19 May 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$427
A$2,940
 
 
Fall 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$386
A$2,633
 
 
Holiday 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$467
A$3,208
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$386
A$2,633
 

Additional information about rental rates

Reservation Fee A$67
Refundable Damage Deposit A$535
Cleaning Fee A$401
HAway Payments fee A$94
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are for the time periods indicated and are subject to change until a contract is signed. Hawaii State Tax of 13.42% is payable on the rent charge only. Hale Pukana La operates under Hawaii Tax ID No. W72623163.

A charge of 2.5% (for US credit cards) and 3.75% (foreign credit cards) is added for payments made via HomeAway Payments.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Princeville, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • thermos flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi , Jacuzzi tub.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Step-down Shower, Double Sinks.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Connecting bath with Jacuzzi tub.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Connecting bath with double sinks and step-down shower.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Connecting bath with shower.
  • Hale Pukana La has three master suites, two with king beds and one with a queen. There is a giant bean bag chair which converts into a queen bed in the family room (perfect for kids or adults - it's really comfortable!), two inflatable queen mattresses, and a deep and really comfortable sofa (plus three other couches as well). We also have a Pack 'N Play for infants. Two of the berooms have walk-in closets and all three have en suite bathrooms. Each bedroom has its own TV and two have DVD players.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Yard
  • 5 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
WE OFFER THE FAMOUS FUN CLOSET. What is a “fun closet”? It is where we keep all sorts of fun items for your vacation enjoyment: coolers, boogie boards, snorkel sets, surf board, three bikes, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella, beach toys, bags and mats, portable grill, plastic glasses for the beach, travel mugs for warm beverages, and other items. (The beach items are kept in the garage.) There are five TVs (one in each bedroom, one in the breakfast nook and one in the family room), three DVD players, lots of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, many novels, and several tourist books on Kauai that are available for guests. We also have lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet, free WI-FI, a large gas grill, and a hammock available for your use while at the house. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time. This will save you from needing to bring or rent these items!