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**June Special / Reduced Rates for Smaller Groups, please inquire**

Bedrooms 7
Space 6,200 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Estate home large enough for group of friends or family generously sized rooms

6 spacious suites, media room offers additional opportunity for additional sleeping. 7 Bathrooms. Each room has privacy and views. A home of this quality and size is unique to the Kohala Coast. Situated above the blue Pacific Ocean at the ideal elevation of approximately 500' this residence home is designed for indoor/outdoor tropical living.

The oversized pocket doors open to expansive ocean and mountain views.

If you wish to have private chef service, massages, ocean toys, baby equipment, we can easily help you get it set up.

We have reduced rate for groups of 8 and under $800.00 per night

Many thanks,

Paul & Delayne Jennings

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Paul & Delayne Jennings
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 May, 2018

About Paul & Delayne Jennings

My husband & I fell in love with the Hula Hula Ranch when taking a tour around the island. We were on our way from our favorite beach, the Mauna Kea, to ride horses for my daughter's 3rd birthday. We saw the beautiful entrance and homes at the Kohala Ranch community and immediately knew it was a perfect fit. Complete privacy with spectacular views that is 8 min to our favorite beach and yet has a serene feel. We have a lot of friends and family from all over the world and this house offers enough space where everyone can get together under one roof while still having their own private rooms and bathrooms.

Thank you for your interest in our piece of paradise!

Paul & Delayne Jennings purchased this estate in 2013

Why Paul & Delayne Jennings chose Kamuela

Incredible views with spacious floor plan. Plenty of room for family and friends. 'We loved the open indoor/outdoor features and large rooms with high ceilings' The owners enjoy the large rooms and high ceilings. The close proximity to beaches such as Muana Kea and Hapuna was a big consideration for the owners. They love to dine at the Kohala Coast Resorts and had stayed in many of them. Finding a home so close to the many amenities of resorts in a gated community with such incredible views and privacy is what helped them choose this home at Kohala Ranch.

What makes this estate unique

Gorgeous views Kona to Maui from this grand estate. 6 bedrooms, an entertainment room & 7 bathrooms. Included is a separate 'Ohana,' guest cottage for those guests who want extra privacy. Each bedroom has it's own walk in closet & full bath & 42' flat screen tv. 5 of the 6 bedrooms have full ocean views. The 6th bedroom has a partial ocean view and views of mauna kea. Wake up to ultimate privacy on a 3.5 acre ranch in a 24 hour gated community, kohala ranch on the big island. 8 minute drive to the infamous mauna kea resort and beach. Pristine white sand and turquoise warm water. At night, light up the tiki torches, soak in the hot tub or relax poolside with cocktails watching the whales migrate as the sun sets over the horizon.

A perfect destination for reunions or secluded retreats.

Located in a gated community with 24 hour security, Kohala Ranch.

Private, serene with unlimited views. Relax to the palm trees dancing in the trade winds while sipping a Mai Tai lounging on one of the 2 outdoor 'punes' (daybeds) or in the jacuzzi. Book in Feb to watch the whale migration as they breach out of the water with a giant splash!

8 min to the Mauna Kea Beach Resort which has a pristine white sand beach with first class amenities. Famous golf & tennis located right on the water along with a spa & an array of dining options. 15 min to Waimea 'paniolo' (cowboy) country, 10 min to Hawi, an artsy, cool town filled with boutiques and great food.

A private concierge is available to accommodate & tailor your vacation needs from private chefs, yoga & massage to name a few.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Kamuela in Island of Hawaiʻi

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1: Apart of 'Dragon Room' - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Outdoor Shower , View of Maui & full ocean view from jetted bathtub
    Bathroom 2: 'Fan Room' - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double sinks, large jetted shower, skylight
    Bathroom 3: 'Kids Room' - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ocean themed bath & bedroom
    Bathroom 4: 'Green Room' - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double sinks, jetted shower & skylight
    Bathroom 5: 'Entertainment Room' - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bright & colorful
    Bathroom 6: 'Turquoise Room' - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Outdoor Shower , Full Ocean View from jetted tub & outdoor shower.
    Bathroom 7: 'Ohana' Guest Cottage - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Additional sink in cottage for making tea/coffee
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom 1: 'Dragon Room' Full Ocean View, North Wing - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master: King bed, walk-in closet, huge bath & shower.
    Bedroom 2: 'Fan Room' Full Ocean View, South Wing - 2 Single Bed , 2 Twin Beds or a converted Cal-King, walk-in closet & shower
    Bedroom 3: 'Kid's Room' Partial Ocean/Mountain View, N Wing - 2 Single Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 Twin Beds with pull out futons, toys, garden lanai, shower
    Bedroom 4: 'Green Room' Full Ocean View, South Wing - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Seating area for morning coffee. Large shower, double sinks
    Bedroom 5: 'Entertainment Room' South Wing - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen Sleeper/sofa. 65' Flat Screen, Apple TV & shower
    Master Bedroom 6: 'Turquoise Room' Full Ocean View, S Wing - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Full Ocean View, lanai, jetted tub, shower & outdoor shower
    Bedroom 7: 'Ohana' Separate Guest Cottage, South Wing - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 'In-Laws Quarters' Private lanai, bath, full ocean view
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Although the home does not have A/C the coastal breezes as well as celiling and floor fans in the house keep the temperature comfortable.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Outstanding Home in Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Hula Hula Ranch was a key part to our dream vacation with extended family. Every room is equally comfortable with gorgeous ocean views, so we did not need to pick and choose between who got the "best" rooms.

Kohala Ranch is a working ranch, with livestock roaming throughout. We love it. The home is on 3 acres and is well-situated for privacy, which we appreciated.

Our 3, 6 and 10 year old kids were comfortable in the kids' bedroom that is well-equipped with kid-friendly beds, seating, TV and toys. We put our toddler in a float suit and set our chairs by the pool so we didn't have to worry too much as he was running around and in and out of the water.

Grandma is in a wheelchair and had no problem navigating the main house. The incredibly decadent master bath tub had steps so she opted to use the shower, and there is one small step to get into the Ohana, but that did not interfere with her enjoyment of the home.

Cafe Pesto in Kawaihae is a convenient and delicious place for take-out orders when we wanted to skip cooking but enjoy the view from the outdoor dining table at the house. The kids were enamored with the Hawaiian Ice shop next door.

The worst part about this home is having to leave. Our toddler cried on the way to the airport that he wanted "to stay in MY HAWAII HOUSE!" We were right there with him. We highly recommend Hula Hula Ranch for groups of all ages. It will be our first choice when we come back to the Big Island!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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McLean, VA

Exceptional location - exquisite sunsets

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary with our children, their spouses, and four teenage grandsons. Everyone was delighted with this beautiful home, its location, and its amenities. We ate our meals on the spacious lanai overlooking the pool and the ocean. Each room is carefully and tastefully decorated; each bed has the most comfortable mattress imaginable, and each bedroom had its own full bath. The location is excellent for beaches and day trips. No matter how much clothing you bring the closets would never fill up. The owners and their property manager were most accommodating. It is reasonably priced; one could not book five rooms at a luxury hotel for the price of this home's rental.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home for Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home for a family vacation! We rented the home with another family for our kids' winter break. We had 4 adults and 4 preteen kids. The home's layout was ideal for a large group and allowed everyone to have their own space. The kids were in the pool daily, and the adults enjoyed the hot tub. The home is beautifully decorated and furnished and the kitchen and outdoor grill were perfect for cooking large family dinners. When I asked my kids what is the first thing that comes to mind when they think back on our trip, they both said the house. The location was great for us allowing easy access to beaches, horseback riding, and day trips. The owners, Paul and Delayne, were so helpful with suggestions on activities and restaurants and responded to our questions almost immediately.

You will not be disappointed with this rental. If we visit the Big Island again, the Hula Hula Ranch will be our first choice for accommodations.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kohala Ranch - brilliant holiday getaway for all the family.

  • 5 of 5

We had this property for a special birthday celebration, with lots of friends and family flying in from abroad. The house has a terrific open feel and is very tastefully furnished with individually chosen pieces, which gives the house a real family feel. The pool and gardens are great, with views to the ocean. My favourite sushi restaurant is just up the road in Havi, along with lots of lovely little shops for browsing - and buying!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Property under previous ownership / management during this stay
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San Francisco, CA

Resort Living without Resort Price

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group, 3 couples and 8 kids and the home accommodated us easily. Strangely enough, all the bedrooms are almost the same size so no pulling straws to see who got the kids room with bunk beds.

We didn’t feel like paying $800 a night for one room at a resort so we opted to rent a large home that could accommodate the entire party.

If you plan on vacationing on the big island, Hula Hula Ranch is the place to stay. The house is gorgeous and the view is absolutely stunning. We had a 180 degree view of the ocean with perfectly manicured lawn and palm trees, beautiful daily sunsets,. It was very therapeutic to breath in fresh clean air (never had to turn the AC on), take in the vista, listen to the rustle of palm tree leaves.

The Sonos system inside and out provided a great enhancement to the ambiance where ever we were gathered with music of our choice.

the house is so conducive to bringing people together with the huge open common areas and beautiful backyard we spent most of our time outside.

This property is absolutely gorgeous. Located on a private street with only one other home, you have the feeling you have the island to yourself! The home furnishings are upscale, yet extremely comfortable to live in for the week. Having the pool and hot tub was a home run for our grandchildren who couldn't get enough of it.

Get prepared to see the most stars of your life at night while soaking in the hot spa! Everyone who stayed agreed that we could've just stayed in the house all week and have enjoyed ourselves immensely. However, the location is great because you are removed but have easy access to the major towns, stores, golf courses, and beaches. Everything seemed to be within 30 minutes.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Property under previous ownership / management during this stay
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Saratoga, CA

Wonderful Home.

  • 5 of 5

This house was designed with family in mind. The open floor plan brings families together by creating a welcome and relaxing atmosphere. The home can easily accommodate 16 people which is what we had in our group, there are up to 7 beds and 7 baths with one being a separate Ohana (great for elderly guests who might want a break from all the action in the main house)

My wife and I love the big island, especially Kohala Ranch. It is peaceful and private Kohala Ranch is a gated community very close to great beaches like Mauna Kea and Hapuna, arguably the best 2 beaches on the island.

This is a beautiful spacious home that provides a great view of the coast and ocean. It is well-equipped with everything you could possibly need - cookware, linens, board games, and books. The gas grill in the backyard is great for cooking fresh meat from the market. We enjoyed many meals out on the lanai overlooking the ocean.

In terms of view, amenities, and location, this property lives up to, if not surpasses, the description and the photographs. The design of the house takes advantage of the trade winds, which kept the house cool at night. As the day ended we would retire to our bedrooms each of which had satellite and a flat screen TV.

Sitting in the hot tub at night you could see the moonlight on the ocean and the stars were brillant. 4 of the bedrooms have patio doors that walk out to the lanai and the ocean view. The master bedroom has two patio doors out to the lanai. This home provided a place for us to remember the bonds shared by family and fun we have in each other’s company. The Hula Hula Ranch is a home where you want to go to get away from the world, enjoy the outdoor life and make memories of a lifetime.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of my most favorite places on the Big Island
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Less than 10 minutes from Hula Hula Ranch
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Kona Keahole Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Kawaihae: Cafe Pesto & Plantation Grill
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Mauna Kea Beach Resort and Hapuna Beach Resort
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Cafe Pesto & Plantation Grill
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Mauna Kea
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £519.82
Damage Insurance £73.52
Damage Deposit £73.52

Rate may be flexible deepening on time of year and number of guests
$1,200/night is starting rate for 6 adults
$1,500/night is starting rate for 10 adults
$200 Cancellation Fee The Rent Is Due And Non-Refundable 120 Days Prior To Arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.