"Somebody is protecting us. The rock just landed in the middle out there," said Sarmiento.
In the fifteen years she has lived here though, other boulders have come close to crushing her house.
She's been lucky, but her next door neighbor who lives just steps away hasn't been as lucky.
"We had this big rock which was five feet tall, chipped two feet off, dug underneath, and built over it," said Keoni Maemori, whose house was damaged by a boulder on April 12.
Keoni hasn't heard back from his insurance company yet, and doesn't think he'll receive any money from them.
He's rebuilding piece by piece, and hoping no other rocks come crashing down.