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"Staying on this property we truly felt like we were in paradise. The location was great; it was near everything we wanted to do and it had everything our family needed. The house was well stocked with linens, dishes, etc. The beds were comfortable and there was even a crib and highchair for our little one. We loved sitting out on the lanai and watching the ocean. The older kids loved the Foosball table. Our only regret is that we didn't get to stay longer."
Guest: CrystalDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 24, 2015
"Hakalau is our favorite place to be!! The whole house was very inviting. Everything was perfect for all members of our family. Thank you Starr for keeping this place a favorite of ours and being a part of our family. We are already talking about coming back, but not for Merrie Monarch. Just to come an relax and enjoy more sight seeing places that we have not been. Again I thank you for your hospitality. I will be calling as soon as we can establish a date."
Guest: PatsyDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 16, 2015
"I could hardly believe the description of Hulili Farms on VRBO. Tropical fruit was the reason we wanted to visit Hawaii. So, a Tropical Fruit farm sounded perfect. Then when I noticed the number of 5-star reviews I thought WOW, could this place really be that good? Well, I am happy to be giving Hulili Farms its 125th 5-star review. It is fabulous! The views are among the best on the island. The sounds of the birds and the rain on the tin roof at night can lull the worst insomniac into a gentle sleep. The “Hawaiian Bird Feeder” (stalk of bananas), you invited us to harvest and hang in the Avocado tree in front of the cottage provided endless hours of entertainment every morning and evening. This place truly is a haven. We thoroughly enjoyed the farm tour, the lychees, bananas, and the perfectly ripened pineapple. And, your fabulous banana bread that traveled with us on all our adventures around the island. Thank you so much for opening your home and for all of the special touches that make the Hulili Farm Cottage feel like home for everyone who visits."
Guest: Sandra P.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 14, 2015
"* Location/View: The Lai Nani grounds are very well maintained. The entrance walk features some lovely gardens, and then down the hill towards the living spaces there is a gazebo and a great view of the ocean. They have clearly put a lot of effort into the property and it shows. As you've probably heard, the Northeast side of the island get a lot of rain, and we definitely found that to be true during our stay. Finally, the resort itself is fairly isolated - probably about 15 minutes from Hilo or any other town. This is either a good thing or not depending on what you want so just be aware.
* Interior: My first impression was "wow" - the bungalows have high ceilings, and a clean, sleek design style. Be careful about leaving food or dirty utensils laying in the sink - we found that the bugs were quick to come out. I suspect this is more a problem with the region rather than this specific unit - there is a lot of lush vegetation and rain, and so there's probably a lot more bugs too!
* Sleeping Experience: The blinds closed enough for the room to be "pretty" dark. The mattress was fairly comfortable but it creaked really loudly whenever we moved which made it difficult to sleep.
* TV and Internet: The TV was a nice flatscreen, and the internet was easy to set up and fairly fast."
Guest: Brian B.Date of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 9, 2014