Kozy Koa 2008 Ford E350

4.927 reviews
Camper vanKailua-Kona, HI
2 guests
Sleeps 2
18 ft. long
Offers delivery

This converted 15 passenger Ford Econoline van is beautifully built into a camper van by BigIslandCampers dot com using precious Koa wood from the island. This van was my home for the first year living in Hawaii, so I've set it up to be efficient and comfortable. She is fully insulated and has a 14-in vent fan / ceiling fan right above the bed that keeps you cool all night long.
Many camper vans that you see you get a kitchen in a box and have to set up the kitchen if you want to make some food. This one is always set up and ready to go. The bed is also always set up and the mattress is extremely comfortable.
It's the best way to make the most of your time in Hawaii. Where ever you go you are always home, the scenery just changes. The bed is a full size 6" memory foam mattress with a bamboo cover. It's brand new and super comfortable! Mosquito netting to encompass the entire sleeping area if you want to sleep with the doors open.
The kitchen has a two burner propane camp stove and has a new full set of pots and pans. 7 gallon water dispenser, French press and coffee mugs. Electric refrigerator/freezer is powered by the 200W solar system.
10 gallon solar outdoor shower gives the perfect temperature shower while the sun is still out.
Medical kit with basic medical supplies, sunburn lotion, and hydrogen peroxide.
Options / add-ons beginner surfboard, boogie boards and fins, snorkeling gear, trecking poles, back pack, beach chairs and umbrella, beach mats, grill, head lamps for lava tubes, umbrella, and rain ponchos.
What's includedFresh linens, shower towels, kitchen cookware, plates, utensils, French press. RecommendationsTour the island! Go to South point and cliff jump or snorkeling. The stars at night down there are Amazing!!!
Head to Pahoa for Sunday nude beach and drum circles. Volcano national park to see the volcano. Visit Kamana Caves near Hilo where you can hike for hours into the earth down a lava tube. Visit the botanical gardens just north of Hilo. See Akaka falls, Kolekole beach park. Hike Waipio Valley. Visit the cute little town of Hawi at the northern tip of the island. Kapaa State park is a great place to camp, snorkel and whale watch during the winter months. Mahukona is an old harbor that has excellent snorkeling and a huge anchor just out from shore. Be careful of strong currents here though. Tons of beautiful reef fish. Next stop is Puako another good place to camp and snorkel. I have a map in the van on the counter that shows all this and much much more. I will send you pin drops for Google maps of places to camp for free and some of my favorite places to go.
Other things to noteBe respectful of locals and the land. Drive the speed limit, they are not tolerant of speeding and the drivers here are the worst I've ever experienced. Definitely be a defensive driver. You will definitely see people veer to the right hand side of the road to make a left turn, making it impossible to pass them on the right. This is extremely common and traffic on a two-lane highway will come to a halt for someone making a left hand turn across traffic. Occasionally you will come across a one lane bridge the triangles on the pavement on your side of the bridge means that you are supposed to yield to any on coming traffic.
Just because somebody stops and gives you the right of way doesn't mean that it's safe, make sure you look for other traffic before proceeding.
No smoking in the vehicle.
If fuel isn't filled when returned, there's a $25 fee charge + the amount of the fuel.

Features

2008 Ford E350
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 seatbelts
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • Automatic transmission

Amenities


    Meet your host, Dug

    Member since 2022

    After building my first camper van (Kozy Koa) and living in that while traveling around the island for about 8 months I decided I loved the freedom of living the van life, but I needed to be able to stand up in my van. So I bought a Mercedes Sprinter van that I now live in full time and started renting out Kozy Koa. I loved hearing the stories from my renters about how they loved the van and how much of the island they were able to see. I decided to build another van and we now have added Lil Honu which was designed as a rental so it has some really nice upgrades. I am currently building another van which should be available by November. At least that's the goal. It will have all of the upgrades that Lil Honu has and then some. She's called Da Dolphin.

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    Rules and policies

    • Not pet friendly
    • No music festivals
    • No tailgating
    • No smoking
    • Mileage: 100 free miles / day
    24/7 roadside assistance
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    Roadside assistance on every rental, plus help planning your trip or operating the RV.

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    Add-ons

    Enhance your trip with these add-ons. Available at checkout.

    6x9 entryway carpet
    Outdoor carpet helps keep the camper clean
    $16.40
    /each
    Adjustable height table
    2x4 perfect for outdoor dining, meal prep and cleanup
    $24.60
    /each
    Backpacking tent
    2 person lightweight Mountain Hardware SkyView tent
    $24.60
    /each

    Availability and rates

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    There’s a 1 night minimum stay

    Fees
    • Security deposit: $500.00 (refundable)
    • Prep fee: $100.00. This fee will cover fresh linens, cleaning inside and out, full water tanks, adding engine fluids (oil, windshield wipers) fresh trash liners and clean windows and mirrors. Better pricing on our site
    Kozy Koa 2008 Ford E350

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    Reviews

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    Cleanliness

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    Maintenance

    5

    Value

    4.8

    Listing Accuracy

    5

    Alexander H.

    December 20235

    Dug and his van were a great match for us. The van allowed us to explore the island as we wanted, and we enjoyed always having a home base ready in the evenings. Dug was super helpful and communicative, and he provided us with a list of potential points of interest to help us in our trip planning. He made sure we were familiar with the workings of the van and was always a text away if we had any questions. We would happily rent from him again!

    Andrey B.

    November 20235

    Andrey B.

    November 20235

    Just rent it! Awesome van and Doug is the perfect guy to rent it from.

    Storm W.

    November 20235

    Dug and his Kozy Koa van were exactly what we wanted for our trip to/around the Big Island. Dug was super communicative about our last minute booking, and also gave us a thorough explanation of the van (solar, battery, lighting, shower, etc) as well as including several useful locations to check out/stay. Lastly, , he accommodated our request for an evening return to coordinate with our late flight. The van itself was great - comfortable, roomy and had everything we needed, including beach mats, soft towels, and extras such as a mosquito net and magnets for when we wanted to leave the back doors open to sleep. It drove well, and we liked having an older model that didn’t stand out as a flashy campervan when parked up!

    Miriam C.

    November 20235

    We had the best time in Dug’s van, communication was great, van was amazing, fully set up with all that we needed.

    Damiana C.

    October 20235

    Great adventure van!


    Location

    Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

    Exact location provided after booking


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