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Last updated: 06/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hilo house description

***PLEASE NOTE***
We are no longer accepting new reservations for our home. We own another fabulous oceanfront property six doors down. Please view it under listing 590589. For a limited time we will match our special rate of $250 per night that we have been offering here at 47 Honoli'i.
Just mention in your inquiry or booking request that you saw this listing first.
Aloha, Brian and Family *****

A GREAT oceanfront home overlooking the Pacific on top of a bluff. The house is nicely appointed and decorated, full of unique art and books. The kitchen is large, well stocked and has seating for family meals. There is also a library, family room, dining room, and living room perfect for watching movies and entertaining.
There is plenty of outdoor space including a patio/lanai with more seating. There is a 15 foot by 30 foot pool and an eight person Jacuzzi. The outdoor shower is hooked up to 120 gallons of solar hot water. Two 42 inch televisions, high-speed internet access, and lots of kid things. This is a real family home and we welcome those who are looking for a great Hawaiian experience.

It is important for our guests to know what our home is and what it is not. It IS an oceanfront property on the Pacific which offers incredible views. Trade winds and ceiling fans are our cooling system rather than air conditioning. It is NOT a condominium or hotel. There are coqui frogs and on rare occasions, you may see the occasional pest common to the tropics. The house is situated on a 100 foot bluff which is entirely fenced in. Children could climb over it although our three, raised here from birth, never did. Surprisingly, we do not have mosquitoes yet screens are installed in all of the rooms. The salt spray may at times make the indoor environment feel damp. Please look at our reviews and be sure that what we offer is what you are looking for. We will answer all questions honestly and openly as we only want guests that will be comfortable in our home.

The Neighborhood
Honoli'i is a small area just three minutes outside of Hilo, the county seat for the Big Island of Hawaii. It is the most 'Hawaiian' of all of the larger towns in the State. East Hawaii is mainly an agricultural area with a lot of farming. Sugar has been replaced by exotic fruits, flowers, macadamia nuts, and coffee. If you are looking for a 'local' Hawaiian experience, this is the place!

There is a famous surfing spot with a black sand beach just three minutes from the house and Hilo has lots of local parks and spots for recreation. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kilauea Volcano are 40 minutes away and as of this writing the 20 year old eruptive phase shows no sign of ending. Mauna Kea, at 13,500 feet, is the world's foremost center for astronomy with more than ten of the world's largest telescopes.

Rain measures around 120 inches per year in Hilo so it is verdantly green and there are waterfalls everywhere. Lisha and I have lived all over the world yet have been here 23 years, much longer than anywhere else. It really is a fabulous place. We travel for adventure, relaxation, and to share the world's treasures with our children.

If you want to stay in or near Hilo, be sure to look at the location of the listings you are considering. Many that are listed under Hilo and North Hilo are actually in the Puna District and can be as far as a thirty to forty minute drive from town. Also, do read reviews and use them to give you clues about what might be important to you and also, what an owner has done to address or rectify any perceived shortcomings. Also remember that one disgruntled guest does not define a property.

Keywords: Home

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Outside on the lanai, please...moreless

          • Nude Beach
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Limited Accessibility

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Oven
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Covered Parking
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            Two 42 televsions...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player

          Communications

          • Broadband Access
          • Internet

          Pool & Spa

          • Private Pool
          • Hot Tub

          Outdoor Features

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill Gas

          Theme

          • Family
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Location & View

              • Oceanfront:

                The bluff at 47 Honoli'i is approximately 100 feet above the blue Pacific. The best spot for whale, ship and surf watching!...moreless

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Surfing
              • Skiing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Hunting
              • Basketball Court
              • Spelunking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Golf
              • Swimming
              • Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Medical Services
              • Tennis
              • Massage Therapist
              • Luaus
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Zoo
              • Rain Forests
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Volcano
              • Waterfalls
              • Reefs
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Eco Tourism
              • Whale Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Cycling
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.4
              from 36 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Christmas and New Years
              Dec 19 - Jan 10, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $500
              $3,000
              Merrie Monarch 2015
              Apr 5 - Apr 12, 2015
              8 night min stay

              $3,500
              flat fee
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $250
              $1,600 $6,429
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
              • Tax Rate 13.42%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 06/17/2014
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              Location

              6 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Hilo
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Honoli'i Beach Park

              Car: Recommended

              Explore the incredible Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - Eden next to the Inferno. Lava has been flowing for almost twenty years, creating new land from the Pacific and nightly light shows that are out of this World! The entrancce to the Park is just a thirty minute drive from the house.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              About the owner: Camp Crawford is a movable feast! We set up our home for maximum fun and enjoyment. Right now home base is Frankfurt, Germany where Brian and Lisha work for the U.S. State Department and Clarissa, Winston and Randall are completing their International Baccalaureate Diplomas at Frankfurt International School.

              Why the Owner Chose Hilo:
              This is one of our Hawaii homes and is complimented by a place in Hermanus, just outside of Cape Town, South Afria. Incidentally they are nearly perfect antipodean points....

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Fabulous ocean vistas, sounds of the sea, and the Big Island to explore...


              Contact us

              Speaks: french, english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              Photos

              • Breathtaking Pacific!

                Breathtaking Pacific!

              • Garden, Pool and Spa!

                Garden, Pool and Spa!

              • The Jacuzzi awaits.

                The Jacuzzi awaits.

              • All Stainless Kitchen with everything you need to create Pacific Rim Cuisine!

                All Stainless Kitchen with everything you need to create Pacific Rim Cuisine!

              • Master Bedroom - This is the PLACE to wake up in the morning!

                Master Bedroom - This is the PLACE to wake up in the morning!

              • Bedroom # 3

                Bedroom # 3

              • Looking back at the Honoli'i Surf spot and Hilo Bay

                Looking back at the Honoli'i Surf spot and Hilo Bay

              • The Outdoor Shower Garden!

                The Outdoor Shower Garden!

              • Dining Room for Ten

                Dining Room for Ten

              • Covered outdoor laundry area

                Covered outdoor laundry area

              • Dining Room

                Dining Room

              • Game and Study Room

                Game and Study Room

              • Your choice of reading material in the Library

                Your choice of reading material in the Library

              • Easy relaxation in the Living Room with Music and a Large Plasma

                Easy relaxation in the Living Room with Music and a Large Plasma

              • The other half of the Living Room with the lanai in the background.

                The other half of the Living Room with the lanai in the background.

              • The Lanai with a big table, umbrella and BBQ

                The Lanai with a big table, umbrella and BBQ

              • Bedroom # 2

                Bedroom # 2

              • Bedroom # 4

                Bedroom # 4

              • Lanai looking back to Hilo

                Lanai looking back to Hilo

              • View from outdoor shower

                View from outdoor shower

              • Bathroom with shower. There is another small bathroom with shower. No bathtub.

                Bathroom with shower. There is another small bathroom with shower. No bathtub.

              • Game table

                Game table

              • Kitchen table and library

                Kitchen table and library

              • Sunset backlighting the clouds.....

                Sunset backlighting the clouds.....

              VRBO #116922

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              This listing was first published here in 2007.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

              $250 - $500 per night (USD)
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              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 06/17/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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