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Private, King Kalakaua Suite with Ocean View

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The room features a small dining table for two, with a Chippendale-style table.

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Last updated: 06/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Papaikou studio description

We open this King Kalakaua Suite for the first time on Dec. 12, 2013! This suite has modern amenities, such as satellite TV and internet; yet is decorated in a style reminiscent of the late 1800's in King Kalakaua's Hawaii. A room fit for this King--were he still alive today. Yet, one of the beauty's of this Suite, is that it is also simple and uncluttered. Romantic for two people; or simple and quiet if you want to write a book or do a painting, without much disturbance.

We are opening this Suite for it's first bookings in mid-December 2013. There will be a short walk from the parking area to your private entrance (approximately 40 feet) until we build the driveway to the door in January 2014.

This Suite features a miniture kitchenette, discreetly tucked into the expansive closet along one side of your bedroom. The kitchen has: a small refrigerator, a microwave, a hotplate, a toaster oven, a regular toaster, an electric teapot, a coffee maker, cutting board, dishes, utensils, cups, glasses, and some basic condiments and supplies. A 'summer kitchen' is being developed on the outside entrance to your suite, under an expansive awning. This area has a counter top with a sink for preparing your food and washing your dishes.

Perhaps one of the most stunning features is the large bathroom with two pedestal sinks, a shower, and a separate toilet room. The large round Kohler jet tub in that room--is for looks only, right now... never the less; it looks stunning in this large bathroom.

Our 'simple living' in this off-grid location includes a catchment waters system with water caught on the roof, stored and filtered for cooking, bathing, and brushing teeth; as well as bottled water that we supply for drinking. We turn the power off in the middle of the night, at a coordinated time to suit your schedule. (Typically, 10:30pm or 11pm to 6am the next morning.) We are powered by a quiet state-of-the-art Honda generator with an inverter. You cannot hear the generator from the King Kalakaua Suite. Sometime in Spring or Summer of 2014--we anticipate completing our solar power project.

Mahalo in advance for helping us make the Kalakaua Suite a truelly unique and charming place to stay.

Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 480 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1

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          • The bedroom has is like an enormous Bay Window with three large picture windows facing northeast--overlooking the Pacific Ocean, wilderness and the village of Pepeekeo. This bedroom features a very comfortable Queen Bed with an Empire Style mahogany headboard, small Chippendale style dining table, and rattan loveseat....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • The attached private bathroom to your King Kalakaua is big and impressive, with two pedestal sinks, a shower, and separate toilet room. There is even a huge, circular tub--which currently is for looks only; but it's gorgeous with tile and redwood framing....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            A small TV is mounted on the wall near your bed and is loaded with a wide-array of satellite TV choices....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Books:

            Some historical books on Hawaiian history are provided....moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Historic
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Coin Laundry
          • Festivals
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Rain Forests
          • Recreation Center
          • Reefs
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Volcano
          • Waterfalls
          • Zoo

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Luaus
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          local services and businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • Babysitter

          Location Type

          • Ocean View:

            This has a big ocean view looking north towards Pepeekeo, from 1300 foot elevation....moreless

          • Water View
          • Rural:

            View our 13 acres of Hawaiian wild bush, trees, flowers, and the sometimes see the Hawaiian Hawk or the Hawaiian Owl....moreless

          • Downtown:

            We have an incredible view of downtown Hilo in the distance, from our property. Your King Kalakaua Suite windows face in the other direction, northwards--towards the Hamakua....moreless

          sports and adventure activities

          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Rafting
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Dining:

                Small antique mahogany dining table from the 1920's done in the Chippendale style; with two chairs....moreless

              • Seating for 2 people

              General

              • Internet:

                Satellite internet is fairly fast. Watching movies on internet is not doable however....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Cellphone reception is great here....moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking:

                Currently this unit has a short walk of about 40 feet to your private front door entrance....moreless

              • Living Room:

                There is a little sitting area in front of the bed with a rattan love-seat, and an antique secretary desk, stocked with a few history books on the Hawaiian monarchy of the late 1800's....moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                No fitness room per say... however, our country road, offers a roller-coaster road for a tremendous walk work-out. Try it!...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Kitchen:

                Kitchenette--with microwave, toaster oven, hot plate, toaster, electric tea pot, coffee maker, and small refrigerator. Sink for washing dishes is on the outside under an awning....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Short, dorm-style refrigerator with mini freezer space....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Lawn / Garden:

                The backyard is accessible to this Kalakaua Suite and is fairly private....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Expected to be in place with a summer kitchen that we are building by May 2014....moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter 2014/2015
              Dec 9 - Jan 20, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $85
              $500 $1,600
              Merrie Monarch 2015
              Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $90
              $600 $1,600
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $70
              $380 $1,400

              Rates are based on 1 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
              • Tax Rate 13.41%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Location

              15 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Hilo
              2.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 19 - The Belt Highway
              6 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Honolii
              11 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Cronies
              12 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Hilo Banyon Drive Golf Course
              11.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Pineapples

              Car: Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2002

              About the owner: John and Christine purchased this property after searching the globe together for sixteen years, including living abroad in Papua New Guinea for four years. Initially, we avoided Hawaii because we worried that it was over developed for our tastes. Then we found beautiful Hilo and the Hamakua Coast and thought it has just the right balance of old and new; adventure and sophistication. Green, lush tropical rain forests, breaking surf with wonderful snorkeling nearby, snow covered Mauna Kea, and more cultural festivals and fun art events than we ever could have imagined. We raised our daughter here and she in turn raised two baby goats. We have a licensed plumbing contracting business from our home and you can see more of what we're about on Emery Plumbing website. We have an art gallery on this property and we love to host big events. *Let us know if you wish us to host a special event for you... *One note: If you experience any difficulty booking online or simply prefer not to book online--please don't hesitate to call us now at 808 960-8826 Hawaii-time 6am to 9pm. Mahalo.

              Why the Owner Chose Papaikou:
              You drive up the road wondering where in the world you are, park, get out of your car, and turn around to see one of the most stunning views on the Big Island. Not sure how it is that we've been so blessed. We can see from the Kapoho Lighthouse to Pepeekeo Point. On rare occasions we can see the hot orange lava flows coming from far distant Kilauea. But mostly it's all about the sky here. Gorgeous sunrises, peaceful pastel sunsets, and a night sky that will knock your socks off.

              The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
              This King Kalakaua Suite offers exposure to a bit of history from King Kalakaua's era in the 1800's. King David Kalakaua was the first monarch to travel around the world. In addition he returned hula traditions back to a place of honor in the Hawaiian Islands, had the Iolani Palace built and outfitted with electricity and a telephone--ahead of many cities on the U.S. mainland. A true renaissance man. This suite will invite you to relive that exciting chapter in Hawaii. In addition, we are at the top end of a beautiful country road which is great for taking walks. The peace and quiet beckons romantics, writers and artists; whilst adding satellite connectivity with both internet and TV. Plus, this is our most private suite and it still enjoys a big ocean view, looking north east towards the Hamakua Coast. Come see.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • The room features a small dining table for two, with a Chippendale-style table.

                The room features a small dining table for two, with a Chippendale-style table.

              • Front foyer of the main house features original paintings for the entrance.

                Front foyer of the main house features original paintings for the entrance.

              • Bamboo love seat under picture window looking to the north east.

                Bamboo love seat under picture window looking to the north east.

              • Walnut secretary desk.

                Walnut secretary desk.

              • Toaster oven, spices, electric teapot and coffee maker.

                Toaster oven, spices, electric teapot and coffee maker.

              • Dresser drawers hidden in the closet.

                Dresser drawers hidden in the closet.

              • Your backyard view looking towards the top of Mauna Kea.

                Your backyard view looking towards the top of Mauna Kea.

              • Big bathroom with two beautiful pedestal sinks.

                Big bathroom with two beautiful pedestal sinks.

              • Amazing sunrises.  This view from the front of our Hamakua HiloHilo Guesthouse.

                Amazing sunrises. This view from the front of our Hamakua HiloHilo Guesthouse.

              • Kalakaua Park koi pond in downtown Hilo.

                Kalakaua Park koi pond in downtown Hilo.

              • A view over natural Hawaiian foliage / ag land with an expansive ocean view.

                A view over natural Hawaiian foliage / ag land with an expansive ocean view.

              • Queen bed faces the big ocean view in a suite shaped like a big bay window.

                Queen bed faces the big ocean view in a suite shaped like a big bay window.

              • The 'kitchenette' is tucked away into part of the big closet space.

                The 'kitchenette' is tucked away into part of the big closet space.

              • The expansive closet has a mini kitchen hidden on the far end.

                The expansive closet has a mini kitchen hidden on the far end.

              • This mini-bar is stocked with wine glasses and dishes.  Wine is additional.

                This mini-bar is stocked with wine glasses and dishes. Wine is additional.

              • You may find a breathtaking sunset while dining on your lanai.

                You may find a breathtaking sunset while dining on your lanai.

              • Pedestal sinks and display shelves in the large bathroom.

                Pedestal sinks and display shelves in the large bathroom.

              • This is beautiful Hilo Bay seen from Kaipaloa Landing, by the light beacon.

                This is beautiful Hilo Bay seen from Kaipaloa Landing, by the light beacon.

              • Kalakaua Park, looking towards the East Hawaii Cultural Center in downtown Hilo

                Kalakaua Park, looking towards the East Hawaii Cultural Center in downtown Hilo

              $70 - $90 per night (USD)
              2

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 2

              View calendar: Updated 06/26/14
              Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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