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Tropical Paradise on a Budget!

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Last updated: 07/23/2014
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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 bedoom/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

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Non Smoking Only:

                Except outside or on lanai...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

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

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Linens Provided:

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

              • Parking Off Street:

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

              • Washing Machine:

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

              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              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


                  • Satellite / Cable:

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

                  • Television
                  • DVD Player
                  • CD Player


                      • Wireless Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill


                      • Adventure
                      • Budget
                      • Family
                      • Tourist Attractions


                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Spelunking
                      • Cycling
                      • Surfing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Hospital
                      • Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Golf
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Kayaking
                      • Swimming
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Hiking
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Churches
                      • Festivals
                      • Library
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo
                      • Museums
                      • Cinemas
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shelling
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shopping
                      • Boating
                      • Antiquing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Tennis


                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 41 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 $40 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 13.42%


                      Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                      up to 4 guests in quote 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.

                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                      Last updated: 07/23/2014
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                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      ITO Hilo
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hyw 130
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Reeds Bay
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant

                      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 10 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 living room

                        H3 living room

                      • Bathroom upstairs H3

                        Bathroom upstairs H3

                      • Studio bathroom Hs

                        Studio bathroom Hs

                      • Lava livingroom

                        Lava livingroom

                      • Lava Dinning Area

                        Lava Dinning Area

                      • WALK WAY

                        WALK WAY

                      • Volcanic warm pond

                        Volcanic warm pond

                      • Fruit from our yard

                        Fruit from our yard October

                      • Front of Honu Hale 3

                        Front of Honu Hale 3

                      • Livingroom downstairs H2

                        Livingroom downstairs H2

                      • Downstairs bathroom H2

                        Downstairs bathroom H2

                      • H3 living/kitchen room

                        H3 living/kitchen room

                      • H3 upstairs bedrrom

                        H3 upstairs bedrrom

                      • Studio Hs

                        Studio Hs

                      • studio lanai

                        studio lanai

                      • lava kitchen H1

                        lava kitchen H1

                      • Lava bedroom

                        Lava bedroom

                      • Mauna Kea /winter

                        Mauna Kea /winter

                      • torch ginger and gecko

                        torch ginger and gecko

                      VRBO #73302

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                      This listing was first published here in 2005.

                      Date last modified - Monday, July 14, 2014

                      $110 per night (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

                      View calendar: Updated 07/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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