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Charming, Clean & Convenient~Wi-Fi & Waterfalls~Hamakua Coast

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This new studio unit has all the conveniences and class of modern day living, situated within the charm of Old Hawaii. Nestled along the coastal bluffs of the sweet Plantation neighborhood of Papa'aloa, guests can explore the island, then return to the comforts of an ocean view, full kitchen, air-conditioning, king size bed, flat screen TV and Wi-Fi. A stroll in the vibrant neighborhood offers guests the natural beauty and local family living reflective of true Hawaii.

In a wing of a more than one hundred year old plantation building, this rental was recently renovated to accommodate a five star world traveler who enjoys being off the beaten track. Immerse yourself in the history of the plantation era. Take a walk to the cliff-side viewing of a fifty foot waterfall plunging into the ocean, a bridge over a year round stream teeming with bamboo, bananas, breadfruit, coconuts and avocado. Community tennis courts, swimming pool, and ball field are within walking distance.

We call it Hale Ohana because this is where our extended family stay when they visit. And because you may choose to stay and explore the island thrguide our connections. We can guide you on adventures from the mountains to the oceans and the farms, villages and rivers in between. Hidden hiking trails, secret waterfall swims, paragliding, diving, spearfishing, beekeeping, sailing and motorcycle riding are some of our closest friends and family members skills and services.

Our most satisfied guests have explored the island by day and been grateful to return home to the clean and comfortable tranquility of the studio at night.

Local Attractions include Umauma Falls, Botanical Gardens and Zipline, Onomea Botanical Gardens, Akaka Falls hiking, viewing and fruit stand, Laupahoehoe Point swimming, fishing, volleyball, and Old Hawaii coastal exploring, Waipio Valley Lookout, waterfall hikes, beach, horseback riding, 4x4 tours and Waipio on Horseback, Kalopa State Park hiking picnicing and botanical trail, Papaaloa horse back riding, and Laupahoehoe Train Museum and Farmers Market.

Island attractions include Volcanoes National Park, white sand beaches, hot ponds, dolphin swimming, exotic farmers markets, local art and craft galleries, observatory, zip lines, four wheeling, diving, fishing, submarine and more!        

Keywords: Historic, hawaii belt road, ocean view, studio, brand new, hamakua, waterfalls


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Property Type

  • Studio

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Plenty of access to outdoor and park activities within 1/4 mile of property. There's also the Laupahoehoe public swimming pool within 1/4 mile....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    To preserve the quality of our indoor areas we ask that all smoking be conducted outside the building....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    A fine location for taking your pet on a walk to the park that is 1/4 mile away....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1


  • King size beds (1) Bed can be made as either 2 doubles OR one King. We have extra sheets for the conversions....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Television:

    Smart TV with Access to Netflix, No cable TV...moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mauna Kea is viewable mauka (uphill) from the property....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Unit is immediately above 200' cliff to ocean with a walking path that provides spectacular views. During whale season you can watch without need of optical instruments....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Remote control wall mount, quiet unit....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    HP Printer provided...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance is provided through our SKYPE enabled internet enabled cordless phone....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless Internet...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Bed can be made as either 2 doubles OR one King. We have extra sheets for the conversions....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    3 Parking spaces are reserved for this unit....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Side parking can facilitate a large trailer....moreless

  • Telephone:

    An internet enabled cordless and SKYPE ready phone is available for use. You can log in with your own user name or use the account provided....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed wireless internet service is provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Regular coffer maker and grinder as well as a french press....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All cooking pots, pans, utensils are provided. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen includes range w oven, coffee maker, french press, coffee grinder, toaster oven, blender, tea pot and spring water for drinking....moreless

  • Oven

Building Type

  • Building


Write a review 4.8
from 6 traveler reviews
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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$620 $1,800
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Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $25
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning fee $80 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2005

About: We feel grateful to tend the land here, enjoy the waterfalls and share the experience with with others! See above for activities we like to do when we play after farm work.

Why Papaaloa:
Our family owns 50 Acres up the Hill & is engaged in diversified organic agriculture. Farm visits and adventures are optional with advance notice.

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
Our studio is located equidistant from Hilo and Honokaa on the Hamakua coast. This provides a great opportunity to explore this agricultural and historic coast without having to spend all day in your car commuting to destinations (if you are staying Waimea or Hilo way.) This location is ideal for those interested in the unencumbered vacation experience.

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Speaks: english, swedish



VRBO #380914

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