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On the Hamakua Coast, Beautiful Historic Buddhist Temple and Home

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Laupahoehoe house description

Historic and serene Jodo Temple is a truly relaxing experience on the Hamakua Coast of Big Island. Home to Buddhist ministers and families for over 100 years. Wonderfully restored, private and peaceful in a valley by the sea.
Large bedrooms with ocean views.
Large bathtubs to relax in.
Guests have the Temple space upstairs for a private yoga studio.
Walk to Laupahoehoe Beach Park, snorkel and enjoy the ocean. Home cooked food at the 50's diner up the hill in Laupahoehoe. Swim at the Laupahoehoe pool. Visit the Laupahoehoe train museum, Waipio Valley is up the road past Honokaa , Akaka Falls, the Hilo farmer's market, Laupahoehoe farmers market, Volcano Natl park, botanical gardens and zip line just down the road.

Keywords: House downstairs/Temple upstairs


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Catering Available
          • Breakfast - Booking Possible
          • Lunch - Booking Possible
          • Dinner - Booking Possible

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Private Chef


          • Events Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 4-7

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Check in time after 3pm Check out by 11am. Please include your ETA.


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Historic


              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                the ocean at Laupahoehoe Beach Park...moreless

              • Ocean View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Parasailing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Free Long Distance
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet


              • Catering Available:

                chef services available for larger groups...moreless

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony:

                balcony at Temple entrance when renting the upstairs...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Lawn / Garden

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa


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              from 17 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Tax Rate 13.25%


              Temple space may be available to guests for yoga, meditation, etc.

              Yoga classes on Monday and Friday nights, drop in fee $15/class. Tai Chi class Monday 1:00 pm $5/class

              Catering and chef services available.

              Guests are required to leave the premises as clean as when they arrive, or can inquire about an additional cleaning fee.

              Rates are based on a two person stay. $25 for each additional person.

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              Last updated: 12/15/2014
              Check availability
              23 Available
              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates


              26 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              500 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Laupahoehoe Pt Beach Park

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2000

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Lush and peaceful. Ocean access at the Point, yoga in the temple, meditation and a variety of possibilities.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:



              • The Old Jodo Temple

                The Old Jodo Temple

              • dining room

                dining room

              • sitting room out to the lanai

                sitting room out to the lanai

              • bedroom


              • Looking out from the Temple altar

                Looking out from the Temple altar

              • living room

                living room

              • living room looking into dining room

                living room looking into dining room

              • kitchen


              VRBO #236574

              There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

              $150 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

              View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2009
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 24 hours
              • Response rate: 90%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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              808 962 6967

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              On the Hamakua Coast, beautiful historic Buddhist Temple and home

              Laupahoehoe #236574

              2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 7

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