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

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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About the property

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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Anna Graves
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

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


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
  • 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
  • Groups
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • 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
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!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Paradise Found! Light, Spacious, Airy-Custom Ocean Bluff Home w/ 3 Master Suites
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 75 reviews

Great property, loved the location. Everything we needed and more.

  • 5 of 5

We loved all the little extras. Games, bikes, beach accessories, etc. The owner was great to work with. She gave wonderful information to prep us for our stay. We appreciated the favorites lists for the surrounding area.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Family Paradise Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our entire family of nine people, just concluded an incredible vacation in this spacious and very well equipped home. We found it to be very comfortable, with space for everyone to spread out, or just sit around the family room and play games. Centrally located to every activity we wanted to do from golf to beach time; ATV rides to fine dining. Location is very quiet and affords privacy both inside and out. We will definitely consider staying here again when we return to Kauai !!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great floor plan, has everything you may need.

  • 5 of 5

We would definitely come back! This property is really well maintained, spacious, has everything you may need for your vacation. Great location.

It truly is a home away from home. Much better than staying at the hotel.


  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
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Excellent home for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Kauai

  • 5 of 5

We spent the week before Christmas in Kauai with our extended family, some coming from Sweden. This house was a wonderful home base for us during the week as we explored all of the island's extraordinary treasures (such as the Na Pali coast and Waimea Canyon). The house is beautiful, set next to the ocean and the Queen's bath. It was large enough to accommodate all of us with comfort and even luxury. The homeowner supplied many of the necessaries (such as laundry detergent, sufficient cooking and eating utensils and table space-things that you usually take for granted until they are lacking) that made our stay convenient. The house was very roomy, with very tall ceilings and fans so we never felt cramped together. The house also included lots of recreational toys, such as bikes, snorkeling equipment, and boogie boards that added to our fun. There was also a great deal of very helpful tips from the owner. We found her advice very useful, adding to our wonderful experiences. The location of the house was also very convenient to a grocery store (within walking distance), the Queen's bath (literally next door to the house and a must-see part of the island) and an easy ride to some gorgeous out-of-the-way beaches driving west on the main road. We have been to the Hawaiian islands many times, but this vacation was our best. A big part of the enjoyment was staying at this house.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just perfect for our large family! Peaceful and centrally located.

  • 5 of 5

This home was a great fit for our families with small kids. Beautiful, relaxing patio and yard. Very spacious rooms and kitchen space and extra air mattresses. Having free access to beach gear was a real plus. It was a short drive to wonderful beaches and the town of Hanelei has great coffee, food, and shops. Anini beach was amazing and just a quick drive away. And the Queen's Bath was a total treasure. I would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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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.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Princeville, Hawaii

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Special-Last Few Spring Days!
17 Mar 2017 - 18 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
19 May 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 15 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
16 Mar 2018 - 17 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
25 May 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
4 Sep 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
Holiday 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Reservation Fee A$65
Refundable Damage Deposit A$523
HAway Payments fee A$92
Cleaning Fee A$392
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.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

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