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Enjoy Maui's History in Ocean View Home in Rural Countryside - Permitted

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
5 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Step back in time... to the early Nineteen-hundreds and explore Maui from the homestead of the first manager of Haleakala Ranch! This is a very unique vacation rental in Upcountry Maui. Kilohana was designed and built in Nineteen-sixteen/seventeen by the Haleakala Cattle Ranch as a retirement home for its first Ranch Manager, Louis von Tempski. In the Kama'aina tradition, we continue to make every effort to make Kilohana a welcoming, comfortable, safe and healthy home for our family and others. Kilohana retains its kama’aina flavor with a large ranch kitchen, living room and dining room (with koa wood dining table & furniture). The master bedroom enjoys a large koa wood bed from the missionary era. An eighty-five foot screened lanai provides a beautiful view of West Maui and “down-co...Step back in time... to the early Nineteen-hundreds and explore Maui from the homestead of the first manager of Haleakala Ranch! This is a very unique vacation rental in Upcountry Maui. Kilohana was designed and built in Nineteen-sixteen/seventeen by the Haleakala Cattle Ranch as a retirement home for its first Ranch Manager, Louis von Tempski. In the Kama'aina tradition, we continue to make every effort to make Kilohana a welcoming, comfortable, safe and healthy home for our family and others. Kilohana retains its kama’aina flavor with a large ranch kitchen, living room and dining room (with koa wood dining table & furniture). The master bedroom enjoys a large koa wood bed from the missionary era. An eighty-five foot screened lanai provides a beautiful view of West Maui and “down-county.” Kilohana boasts a variety of more than fifty trees, shrubs and plants many of which were planted by von Tempski, his daughters, and our family. In keeping with Kilohana’s agricultural heritage, it is surrounded by pasture land and friendly animals can be seen just beyond the fence. The property is planted with more than forty-eight fruit trees; primarily citrus, but avocados and bananas will be found. They are there to be enjoyed by our family, friends and “guests.” HOUSE RULES: Aloha! We are delighted that you are considering this property for your vacation lodging. We are sure that you would enjoy this lovely vacation home. This property has a vacation rental permit issued by the County of Maui, and is subject to the rules and restrictions imposed by the County for all short term rental homes. Please understand that we would be unable to accept a rental that does not agree to abide by these rules. Note: properties without a short term rental permit are subject to closure by the County. 1. Neighbors - Please be considerate of our neighbors. Noise carries easily to their homes, particularly in the evening. NO loud music, NO parties, NO amplified sound of any nature at any time. Many neighbors must be up early in the morning to go to work, and it’s important that your use of this property does not impact them in any way. 2. Quiet Hours - Quiet time is from 9pm to 8am. 3. Use of the Property - Additional friends/family CANNOT be invited to the property and it cannot be used as a “meeting place”. The property can be used ONLY by the guests listed on the rental agreement. The County law allows us to accommodate a maximum of two guests x the number of bedrooms. 4. Parking - There is plenty of parking on the property. Vehicles CANNOT be parked on the street at any time. When vehicles are on the street, there is insufficient space for emergency vehicles, fire trucks, the trash truck or neighbors to get down the road. At the time of booking, we'll forward the property rental agreement for review and acceptance. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: STMP20130004 TA052035174401More
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About the Owner
Catherine and Melody C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2010
Interaction with guests
We are just a few miles down the road, and can quickly help with any questions or issues. We want to be sure you have a fabulous (and comfy) vacation. Feel free to reach out to us if we can help in any way.
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We were incredibly lucky to stumble on this house with a last minute reservation, after our Big Island plans went up with the volcano. Makawao is a town with plenty of local action and enough interesting shops and restaurants nearby to appeal to tourists. It's...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Christine D
Management response:Responded 29 June 2018

Aloha Christine. I'm so happy you enjoyed and appreciated Kilohana. There is something so special about that property with the feeling of space indoors and out. Thank you for taking care of the home. We'd love to have you return. Cathy

Reviewed 15 February 2018

This was our first trip to Maui and we were so happy we stayed in an upcountry home rather than a resort-area condo. The towns of Makawao and Paia are true locals towns, with no chain stores, maybe one stoplight and great shopping and food...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank ChrisGAnnapolis
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The closest thing to an urban center in Upcountry is Makawao. Today Makawao is a lively community of cowboys and hippies, with galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. In the renovated stores, you'll find everything from a general store and an old-fashioned barbershop to health food, holistic medicine, and designer fashions. You can buy feed for your horse or gourmet olive oil for your kitchen, a bowl of saimin or fettuccini with porcini mushrooms. The town is a paradox of old paniolo and new age, pickup trucks and BMW's. That's what makes Makawao special - the old welcoming the new in the true Upcountry spirit. And all of this is just a mile down the hill from Kilohana.
Getting around
A rental car is highly recommended. Iolani cottage is in the rural area of Haiku and from here, you'll want to head out to explore in a different direction every day. To follow your desire to see what Maui has to offer, you'll need a car to get there.
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