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This Kahana condo is a real gem. Whether you book a studio or a three-bedroom unit, everything from the furnishings to the oceanfront pool is first class for budget prices. The only caveat: There’s no sandy beach attached. Pohaku Beach Park (good for surfing, not as great for swimming) is next door; better beaches are 5 minutes’ drive away. All units feature full kitchens, daily maid service, panoramic views of passing whales during winter, and sunsets year-round; one-, two-, and three-bedrooms have washer/dryers. My favorites are the Orchid building’s deluxe studios, where you can see the ocean from your bed. Units in the Anthurium Building boast oceanfront lanais just 20 feet from the water (the nicest are on the ground floor), but the bedrooms face the road. Guests are invited to lei-making and mai tai parties in the poolside cabana and have access to a teeny-tiny gym with a million-dollar view. With no cleaning fee, this place is a real deal.