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Hale Koa Nani--Serene, Spacious Comfortable Home--Volcano Park

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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Volcano house description

This architect-designed home has large rooms, high ceilings, and all the amenities of home. It is furnished with some of our cherished and unique items, and is as comfortable as it is peaceful. The quiet neighborhood is great for bird-watching, walking or biking, star gazing, and enjoying a variety of flora and fauna.

The upstairs bedroom, with a king bed, has it's own bathroom (shower only) and a reading nook. The two downstairs bedrooms share a bathroom with tub and shower. There is a small TV/VCR in the bedroom with the queen bed, and a door leading outside to the gorgeous back yard.

Located just off the national park, near the Volcano Golf Course and the Volcano Winery, it is less than 5 minutes away from the park entrance and visitor center, so it is a convenient 'home away from home' from which to explore the Volcano National Park, Hilo, Akaka Falls, and much more.

At Kilauea Military Camp, located in the national park, anyone may use their bowling alley and gym, attend events in the theatre, or go to the restaurant and lounge.

With a half-dozen restaurants in the area, our guests have the option of eating different cuisines. Our kitchen is equipped with gas range, crock pot, convection/toaster oven, electric grill/griddle, coffee grinder, blender, electric water kettle, and other amenities, if you choose to cook for yourselves. We provide coffee, an assortment of teas, hot cocoa, condiments, and paper goods.

Our many previous guests speak for the house as well as we do. Some of their comments are shared here. California: 'Our family spans from 2 years old to 82 and we were all very comfortable in your beautiful home.' France and Belgium: 'We've visited the area before, but this place really makes us want to come back.' London: 'The bed upstairs is the most comfortable we've slept in in 4 weeks of travels!' Seattle and Oklahoma City: 'So special to have a 'home' on the Big Island. 3X and more to come.' 'Absolutely fantastic! What a great house and yard. I'd love to live here full-time.' Pennsylvania: 'Hospitality with grace and generosity, beautiful surroundings--we could not have asked for anything more at the Hale Koa Nani.' California: 'We've been coming to the volcano for many years and this is, by far, the nicest place we've found. It's a beautifully decorated and comfortable place to stay while exploring the park.' Kaneohe, Hawai'i: 'The best B&B we've ever stayed in. Thanks for your attention to every detail.' Honolulu: 'The beauty of this home is only surpassed by it's serenity. The warmth of the fire as the sun streamed through the yard...This place will forever remain in our hearts and minds.' California: 'I want to sell everything I own and move into this house.' American Samoa: 'Mahalo Nui for the beautiful and peaceful place. It feels like home.' Ohio: 'We are frequent visitors to this amazing and spiritual island, and this home is by far the best place we have ever stayed.'

Keywords: This is a custom-built house, beautifully furnished, located on the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, surrounded by tall native koa and ohi'a trees.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Beautiful back yard to run around in, board games, movies...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ensuite upstairs...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            main floor shares...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Condiments, coffee, teas, paper goods, spices, popcorn, cocoa, and more...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            crockpot, blender, electril grill, etc...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Stainless steel pots and pans...moreless

          • Toaster:

            Toaster/Convection oven...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Oven
          • Seating for 12 people


          • Linens Provided:

            High-count cotton sheets for your sleeping comfort, hypo-allergenic bedding/pillows...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Laundry room separated from house by 'mudroom'...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            2 cars in driveway...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Wood Stove
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Electric heaters in each bedroom


              • Books:

                extensive library--leave one, take one...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Hi-def flat TV with premium channels...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Dozens of DVDs for those rainy days...moreless

              • Games:

                many board games, ping pong...moreless

              • CD Player
              • VCR
              • Music Library


              • Computer Available:

                No computer, but printer provided...moreless

              • Internet
              • Telephone
              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Convertible picnic table/benches...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas


              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

                  • Village


                  • Museums
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Swimming
                  • Spelunking
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Zoo
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Volcano
                  • Restaurants
                  • Cinemas
                  • Caves
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Rain Forests
                  • Hiking
                  • Deepsea Fishing


                  Write a review 5
                  from 12 traveler reviews
                  $130 per night for 2 (double occupancy), 2 night minimum.
                  $20 per night for each additional guest.  13.416% State taxes additional.
                  Cleaning: $75 for 2 people (double occupancy), 2-4 nights, $100 for 5-plus nights.
                  Cleaning for each additional bedroom used: $25.  4.166% State taxes additional.
                  Cancellation policy:  30 days for full refund less $37.50 processing fee.
                  Cancellations after deadline will be charged 100% of rental, less cleaning fee.
                  If we are able to book any or all days, you will recieve refund for those days.
                  Transient Accommodations Tax ID#: W05007234-01.  Travel insurance available.

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                  Last updated: 07/25/2014
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                  3 miles from entrance to Volcano National Park, 40 minutes by car to Hilo


                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About: Amy (originally from Honolulu), and Joe (from Arizona), are both self-employed in Kona, and have lived on the Big Island for many years. In 2003, we purchased this house for our retirement in a few more years. In the meantime, we enjoy our occasional visits to the house, hosting family and friends, and the constant improvements we make to our future home.

                  Why Volcano:
                  Amy's family vacationed regularly in Volcano, not far from this house, so from childhood I have had a love and appreciation of the area, the climate and the park. This part of Volcano is considered the 'dry side', so there are many more days each year when one can enjoy being outside.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We love the 'quiet' of the house, waking only to the sound of birds--no traffic, no noisy neighbors. Our back yard adjoins a ranch, giving the feel of tremendous space to our property. The community of Volcano is very friendly, and reminds us of how life was when we were growing up in the 1950's--people knew their neighbors, and participated in local events. Check out the Sunday market at the Cooper Center on Wright road, but go early!! You'll find produce, flowers, prepared foods, baked goods, arts & crafts, and conviviality.

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                  Speaks: english

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                  Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                  • Comfy living room with view of backyard

                    Comfy living room with view of backyard

                  • Street view

                    Street view

                  • Entertainment center

                    Entertainment center

                  • Efficient wood-burning stove warms up the house

                    Efficient wood-burning stove warms up the house

                  • Loft bedroom

                    Loft bedroom

                  • Antique double bed

                    Antique double bed

                  • spacious, well-equipped kitchen

                    spacious, well-equipped kitchen

                  • Custom dining table

                    Custom dining table

                  • Ping pong table
Laundry facilities

                    Ping pong table Laundry facilities

                  • native trees surround house

                    native trees surround house

                  • Mudroom/entry


                  • Entertainment center

                    Entertainment center

                  • King-size bed upstairs

                    King-size bed upstairs

                  • Queen-size bed

                    Queen-size bed

                  • Dining room to living room

                    Dining room to living room

                  • Back garden view

                    Back garden view

                  • downstairs bathroom

                    downstairs bathroom

                  • Outdoor hangout

                    Outdoor hangout

                  • Park-like setting

                    Park-like setting

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, July 19, 2014


                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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