Kaneohe Bay is arguably one of Oahu’s most beautiful bays. Crystal clear, shallow waters reflect the sun’s rays revealing the colorful coral formations beneath, shifting moment-by-moment in an ever-changing, dazzling display. Driving along this stretch of coast has inspired many to call Kaneohe Bay home. Like California’s Big Sur coast, there’s a natural, unspoiled, raw beauty here, a tropical rusticity that many feel is the essence of Hawaii life.
Close-up of the carved, wood lanai railing
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47-422 Lulani St. (MLS 201403083) captures that essence architecturally, from the carved wooden entry gate and lanai railings, to the ocean view Japanese Tatami room, this is a home that celebrates and becomes a part of the natural beauty surrounding it.
Serenity is the hallmark of the home, serenity and beauty. All finishes have been thoughtfully considered: African Mahogany kitchen cabinetry is topped with stunning granite carefully selected to mimic the swirling colors of Kaneohe Bay.
African Mahogany cabinets, topped with this exquisite stone coun
‘Ohi’a wood, a locally sourced wood, whose Lehua blossom is associated with the goddess Pele, is used as the lustrous flooring, with sustainable Bamboo as an artful accent. Vaulted ceilings give an open, breezy quality to the home, while the woven bamboo mat finish to them brings a definite feeling of ‘old Hawaii.’
This house is all about living outdoors even while being inside. Large, custom-made folding doors open the front of it, revealing a living room-sized lanai, and allows gentle breezes to flow through the home.
More Kaneohe Bay views from this spacious lanai
Having a lie-in in this Master Suite allows stunning bay views, and comes with a warm earthen toned travertine Master Bath, the star of which is a deep Japanese-style Ofuro soaking tub, worthy of a real Ryokan.
As serene as it gets: A Master Bedroom with full on Kaneohe Bay view
A spacious office and a guest suite comprise the upper floor, along with the ocean view Tatami room, perfect for meditation, yoga, or even a painter’s or musician’s studio.
A carved wood Balinese screen is inset into the wall
A home like this is no doubt one to be visited by friends and family alike, and the two bedroom, private guest apartment, located off the Balinese-inspired garden, and also with ocean views, is the perfect solution.
Serene gardens cosset the home
Kaneohe Bay is the home of individuals who seek out and appreciate beauty, artistry, and authenticity. 47-422 Lulani St. celebrates those ideals.