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Upcountry Kealakekua Retreatprivate Cottage House 10 Acres

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Kealakekua house description

Hale Hula is nestled in the heart of Kona coffee country on the upcountry slopes of Kealakekua. Located on a 10 acre macadamia nut farm orchard, privacy and serenity is the key feature of this wonderful Hawaiian getaway. Enjoy a cup of 100% Kona coffee while relaxing on your private lanai overlooking pasture and orchard. Our fireplace makes any cool evening a cozy and romantic environment.

The private, fenced and gated house is eco-friendly and is perfect for any environmentally conscious individuals. We are completely off-grid, yet offer all the modern luxury and conveniences while experiencing Hawaii at its' best. We have a water filtration system that makes drinking and bathing an experience to appreciate.

The Hale Hula kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need and has a lovely dining area that overlooks the pastures. The spacious bedroom offers a comfortable queen sized bed. Sliding glass doors will take you from your bedroom onto the lanai where you can relax after a long day of snorkeling.

With Kahaluu Beach only a short 20 minutes away, you will enjoy some of the best snorkeling that the Big Island offers. Sea turtles are often spotted there, and we will supply you with your snorkeling gear, beach towels/mats, and beach chairs.

Take a stroll to the top of the 10 acres where your hosts will give you a complimentary tour of the over 70 parrots who call Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary their home. This non-profit parrot sanctuary was founded by the owners to provide refuge for the numerous displaced parrots throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Truly an incredible experience that many visitors to Hawaii miss.

Hale Hula was built in 2011, reminiscent of the plantation homes of days long gone. The house is completely furnished with authentic vintage Hawaiiana. Many of the furnishings are rare pieces from the owners' personal collection.

Because we are animal lovers, our two friendly dogs have the roam of the entire ten acres. They mind their own business which usually involves keeping track of the horses and cattle on neighboring properties.

Because we are off-grid, we do not have cable access. We do have Wireless Internet, a television with DVD player, and plenty of DVD's that you can borrow. With great cell phone reception, you still will be able to access your calls and have communication.

We know that you will enjoy your stay at Hale Hula. It is truly a wonderful experience that will give you the ultimate Hawaii experience. We look forward to meeting you, and being your hosts here on the Big Island. Please feel free to contact us via email or telephone with any questions or concerns that you may have.

Mahalo for your interest in Hale Hula !!!

Keywords: Private, Bungalow, Cottage, Rolling Pastures, 10 acres, macadamia nut farm, hideaway, getaway, serene, upcountry, cool elevation, peaceful, gated, exquisite off-grid living, eco-friendly, environmentally conscious


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking permitted outside of the house; however, not on the lanais....moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            with the exception of infants...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1


          • Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and go style crib

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • We also have a wonderful outside shower area. Linens laundered weekly. Fluff and fold laundry service provided upon request with fee of 25.00 per load....moreless


              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Video Library


              • Away From It All
              • Romantic


              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Luaus
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Mobile Phone:

                    good cell phone reception...moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    free WI-FI Internet Access...moreless


                  • Coffee Maker:

                    French press...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Portable outdoor grill available....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Snorkel gear, masks, fins, boogie boards available for use....moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


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                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay

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                  • One time cleaning fee $85 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13.42%


                  Cancellations with 60 or more days notice will result in a refund of monies paid, minus a 10% cancellation fee. With less than 60 days notice, refunds will be based solely on the ability to rebook the reserved dates, again minus the 10% cancellation fee.

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                  Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Kona International Airport
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Mamalahoa Highway
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Mi's Italian Bistro
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Kahaluu Beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  This 10 acre property is also home to Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About the owner: We are your hosts, Jerry and Dorothy Walsh. We moved from Southern California in 1988, and have been here ever since. Jerry is the owner of Kainaliu Gardens where he operates a fruit tree garden center in the town of Kainaliu. Dorothy is a retired nurse practitioner, who spends most of her time with the sanctuary parrots and tending to the orchards. We have two children who graduated from the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Our daughter is a hospice nurse, and our son is an art teacher/farmer. We feel blessed to live in Hawaii all these years and love the simple lifestyle that has surrounded us.

                  Why the Owner Chose Kealakekua:
                  We love living here and wanted to share this amazing place with others.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  While staying at Hale Hula, you get to experience a unique part of Hawaii that most visitors really miss out on. You get to experience all the beauty that Hawaii offers while having the privacy and serenity that makes your visit a true vacation.

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                  • Welcome to Hale Hula

                    Welcome to Hale Hula

                  • Queen size bed.  Bedroom overlooking the pasture and orchard.

                    Queen size bed. Bedroom overlooking the pasture and orchard.

                  • Propane fireplace/heater for cool and romantic evenings.

                    Propane fireplace/heater for cool and romantic evenings.

                  • Great spot to enjoy your Kona coffee

                    Great spot to enjoy your Kona coffee

                  • Side view bathroom

                    Side view bathroom

                  • Very spacious tiled shower

                    Very spacious tiled shower

                  • Red-Lored Amazon pair at the sanctuary

                    Red-Lored Amazon pair at the sanctuary

                  • Dining area, bookshelf with DVD's and lots of information about the Big Island

                    Dining area, bookshelf with DVD's and lots of information about the Big Island

                  • Tropical furnishings from the 40's

                    Tropical furnishings from the 40's

                  • Eco friendly kitchen

                    Eco friendly kitchen

                  • Looking off the lanai onto the macadamia nut orchard

                    Looking off the lanai onto the macadamia nut orchard

                  • Vintage rattan seating room

                    Vintage rattan seating room

                  • Bathroom with granite countertop

                    Bathroom with granite countertop

                  • One of the sanctuary parrots

                    One of the sanctuary parrots

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

                  $150 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 5 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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