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Tropical Paradise on a Budget!

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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hilo house description

Our beautiful one acre lush tropical paradise is located south of Hilo and near Keaau and Pahoa Villages.

Automatic quotes are for 2 bedroom/1-4 guests

Email owner for 1 bedroom or studio quotes.
The two bedroom house and or a one bed apt, are unique and artsy, with Polynesian decor, looking out at coconut palms, fruit trees... banana, mango, avocado, pineapple and tropical flowers.
The 2 bedroom has 1 queen in one bedroom and a double and twin in the other bedroom and a pull out sofa in living room.
The budget friendly 1 Bedroom apt. has a queen on one side of room and a twin on the other end. Additional double futon in living room if needed.
Our Lava apt. has 1 queen bed in bedroom.
We also have a studio apt. available.
A piece of paradise to call home while you are on the Big Island. Go to sleep with frogs chirping and stars so bright you could almost touch them. Wake up to birds singing and complimentary Hawaiian coffee and sugar. Pamper yourself, bath in our collected rainwater.
Sorry no animals!
We are in a residential neighborhood 20 minutes from the Hilo Airport.
*Honu Hale 3 offers easy access to east side highlights

*15 min.(10 miles) from Hilo airport, Hilo town and Hilo beaches
*3 miles to ocean cliffs, and less than a mile from the main highway.
*25-30 minutes from Volcano National Park
*10 minutes from Keaau town
*10 minutes from Pahoa Village.
*20 minutes from Ahalanui Beach Park (volcanic warmed 95 degree seawater pond.
*Botanical Gardens
*Free Zoo in a Rain Forest
*amazing Star Gazing at Mauna Kea
*Volcano Winery
*Zip line and helicopter tours

See the world's most active volcano, Kilauea. Swim with the sea turtles or dip into the warm pond heated by the volcano. Botanical gardens, rain forest, waterfalls and desert are all part of our unique landscape. Visit our two interesting local farmers markets on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, where you can get fresh and organic veggies, local artisan hand crafted gifts, yummy ethnic foods and experience the local flavor.

Aloha and Mahalo,
Jim & Kepi Hains

Keywords: 2 BD House

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            be careful on stairs and near pond area...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Except outside or on lanai...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • Queen size Bed (1), Double Bed (1), Twin or Single Bed (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1


          • shower, toilet and sink Towels, wash clothes, beach towels Shampoo, body wash, hair dryer...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Peaceful rural location, Tropical decor, Ceiling fans, Coffee maker, Blender, Toaster oven, rice cooker, Bottled drinking water, Coolers, Beach towels and some snorkeling equipment, Alarm Clocks...moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Expanded cableTV/DVD Library available Flat screen tv in one bed apartment...moreless


              • Adventure
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Spelunking
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Toilet paper, Paper towels, trash liners, Shampoo, Soap, Lotion,Bug spray, sun tan lotion, coffee and sugar...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    flat screen tv, dvd player and lots of movies cable...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Parking in driveway or on property inside gate...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Laundry $5 per load washed and dried ...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 45 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning fee $50 minimum $50 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13.42%


                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                  up to 4 guests in quote for 2 bd apt additional guest $10 extra pr person pr night + tax.

                  The quote is for our 2 bedroom apt Honu 3. Email owner for quotes for one bedroom or studio.

                  2 night minimum.

                  Deposit:1 nts rent + tax to secure space . No show forfeits deposit. Balance due upon arrival.

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                  Last updated: 11/20/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  ITO Hilo
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hyw 130
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Reeds Bay

                  Car: Necessary

                  check out what's happening at volcano:


                  Activities (on site or nearby),The historic town of Hilo with it’s farmers market, Tsunami Museum, Rainbow Falls, Liliokalani Park (the largest formal Japanese garden outside of Japan), Reeds Bay, Coconut Island , downtown shopping and dining, Yoga Studios, Tennis Courts, Lomilomi massage, Gyms, Lyman Museum, $1 Cinema, Palace Theatre (foreign films & artists' performances) and several black sand beaches. Experience Great surfing at Honoli'i Beach and see sea turtles at Richardson’s beach.

                  We have beautiful rainforest, botanical gardens and water falls.

                  Visit Panaewa Rainforest Zoo-- a free zoo , like a small botanical gardens

                  Go to Volcano National Park to see Kilauea Caldera-the world's most active volcano, Thurston Lava Tube and over 100 miles of hiking trails. Pahoa Village offers a wooden board walk, several quaint restaurants and a free Olympic sized infinity edge pool. Go East of Pahoa to tidal pools to snorkel in, warm up in the Warm Springs in Ahalanui Park and surf Issac Hale (Pohoiki)


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: We are Jim & Kepi the hosts of Honu Hale 3. We have lived on the Big Island for 11 years and love to share the beauty and unique qualities of the island with guests. Aloha is part of our business and talking story is our favorite pass time. Hope to meet you soon. Aloha

                  Why the Owner Chose Hilo:
                  We traveled for several years and our most memorable moments were the people we met. So we chose the Big Island with it's great weather, beautiful surroundings and a chance to talk with our guests.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english



                  • Jim & Kepi

                    Jim & Kepi

                  • Dinning Area H2

                    Dinning Area H2

                  • H3 2 bd apt.

                    H3 2 bd apt.

                  • H3 upstairs bedrrom

                    H3 upstairs bedrrom

                  • Lava Dinning Area

                    Lava Dinning Area

                  • Lava bedroom

                    Lava bedroom

                  • Mauna Kea /winter

                    Mauna Kea /winter

                  • Fruit from our yard

                    Fruit from our yard October

                  • Hs Studio bedroom

                    Hs Studio bedroom

                  • Front of Honu Hale 3

                    Front of Honu Hale 3

                  • Livingroom downstairs H2

                    Livingroom downstairs H2

                  • Downstairs bathroom H2

                    Downstairs bathroom H2

                  • H3 2 bd apt.

                    H3 2 bd apt.

                  • H3 living/kitchen room

                    H3 living/kitchen room

                  • H3 bathroom

                    H3 bathroom

                  • Lava apt living room

                    Lava apt living room

                  • lava kitchen H1

                    lava kitchen H1

                  • WALK WAY

                    WALK WAY

                  • Volcanic warm pond

                    Volcanic warm pond

                  • HS studio apt bathroom

                    HS studio apt bathroom

                  • Deck/Lanai


                  VRBO #73302

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                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, November 20, 2014

                  $110 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 11/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2005
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 12 hours
                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/20/2014
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