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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,010 sq ft
Property type cabin


About the property

BEST SUMMER ADVENTURE!- House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

NOW... FOR A LIMITED TIME. Special rates for new bookings. $21 OFF (reg. rate $180) each night booked!

A PERFECT ADVENTURE AWAITS YOU !! VOLCANO holds many adventures for those who want to explore.

Hale Sweet Hale was featured in the finale episode of HGTV’s series, “LOG CABIN LIVING” season 1. Find it by doing a search for Hawaiian Log Cabin. Come stay in a truly Hawaiian setting filmed by HGTV.

Come witness history being made. Witness the lava by air (helicopter tours) or by sea (lava boat tours).

Volcano Village has not been affected by the lava eruptions, since it is 40 miles away and up at the 4000 ft elevation. Any ash at the summit is blown away from the house and towards South Point. There have been no evacuations or dangerous gas alerts in Volcano Village. The rain forest still displays its natural beauty and serenity.

Make 2018 your year in paradise.

Hale Sweet Hale, in the heart of Volcano Village, is the perfect home base to begin your adventure in paradise.

Experience the Aloha Spirit in our cozy cedar log home. All the comforts of home and more, are there for you.

Master bedroom features a queen bed with comfy flannel bedding that’ll keep you warm on chilly nights.

Twin beds in the second bedroom are ideal for the kids, or can be converted to a king bed for another couple (upon request).

The towel warmer in the bathroom will keep your towels warm- ready for you after a refreshing shower at the end of a day of exploring the volcano and nearby sights.

During the day, skylights in the house give you a window to the puffy white clouds passing the blue skies and at night, you’ll admire the shining moonlight and twinkling stars.

The relaxing hot tub will soothe your tired bones after a full day of activity. Admire the lush tropical surroundings on the covered lanai while sipping your coffee or cooking a few shrimps on the Bar-B.

A desktop computer, wifi, and Netflix are there for you to enjoy during your stay.

Let the Aloha of Hale Sweet Hale touch your soul in 2018. It is your Home Sweet Home and is truly "An Unforgettable Place in Paradise".

If you want a little more room for your stay in Volcano Village, check out ALOHA SWEET HALE on VRBO- listing # 507276. It's our custom cedar log home that was completed in 2013 featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Sits on 3/4 acre with a lush manicured tropical setting. ALOHA SWEET HALE is "Distinctively the Best in Volcano Village".

Check in is anytime after 3pm

Check out time is by 11am

We will email confirmed guests a lock box code for the key.

* Because our cleaning team is on a tight schedule, they need to prepare the house for the next incoming guests so we really need your cooperation in adhering to the 11 AM check out time. Mahalo!


"This is our second visit to Hale Sweet Hale. We couldn't wait to get back here! We feel as much at home here as our permanent home!

It is comfortable, perfectly maintained and so Hawaiian in all the right ways!

Sitting here at the table after a home cooked meal, listening to the birds, feeling a gentle breeze is as good as it gets."

"This is the second time on the Big Island and this has been,by far, the most wonderful place to stay.

We both loved the residency of our local neighbors-the pheasant family- when out on the lanai.

This is such a beautiful home and loved the peace, tranquility and aloha it has offered.

Next time we visit, we are definitely staying here."

"Hale Sweet Hale sure says it all! We feel like we're the only people around with this great location and seclusion! The home is perfect as far as all the comforts available. The landscaping is a tropical garden. Really needed the fire place one night. Love the "Log cabin" look. We've been coming to the Big Island for 32 years now and have stayed in hotels, condos, and other rentals and by far this is the most comfy, relaxing spot we've ever been to."

''What a wonderful stay at Hale Sweet Hale! Beautiful home with such character and attention to detail. Volcano is truly a wonder, one of Big Island's best ! Such a nice getaway. Looking forward to our next return."

“After a long trip halfway around the world, we could have had no better place to relax.

Everything was more than we could have hoped for. We were greeted with a warm welcome message and fresh supplies of everything we needed to feel right at home.

If you are in need of a true 'get away from it' without being too far away from creature comforts, this is the place to stay.”

"Thank you for welcoming us into your home! It was the perfect mid vacay escape. The serenity of the rain forest and calming sun from the skylights was the perfect way to wake up. We hope to visit again.

'Hale Sweet Hale is truly a haven in the rain forest! Love the smell of the cedar, and the skylights make this place truly airy and bright.'

“This is paradise! It is awesome! This is especially charming. Love the skylights. The sunlight is so bright but the stars- beautiful."

"What an amazing place to end our stay on the Big Island! So charming and warm with the feel of being one with nature. Would live to come here again."

Keywords: Cedar log house, romantic, private, lush tropical surroundings, lots of Hawaiiana charm

More Details

Property Manager
Merlenna Higby
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

Why Merlenna Higby chose Volcano Village

We fell in love with Hawaii 40 years ago and always wanted our own little piece of paradise. We found Hale Sweet Hale and made it our own. Always traveling in Hawaii, we discovered things and features that characterized "Living in Paradise" and included them in the house so all of our guests would leave with the Spirit of Aloha in their hearts.

What makes this cabin unique

Staying at Hale Sweet Hale or Aloha Sweet Hale captures paradise that is unforgettable and distinctively the best in Volcano Village.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Excellent place to stay near the volcano.

The place is quiet and comfortable and equipped with everything we need. It was very close to the volcanic park so.we were able to went star gazing after early dinner.
Aug 2017
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Volcano Village Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1010 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • CANCELLATION REFUNDS Made 30-59 days or more prior to arrival will receive a refund –less 15% cancellation fee.
  • Made 15-29 days prior to arrival will receive a 50% refund. Made 7-14 days prior to arrival will receive a 25% refund.
  • Made less than one week prior to arrival will forfeit refund payment.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Unique copper sink set upon a custom bamboo countertop. Truly one of a kind. Nothing beats a warm towel after your shower so be sure to turn on the towel warmer. Warm up your clothes on a chilly morning
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1600 ct Egyptian cotton sheets insure sweet dreams.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Flannel sheets and cozy down comforters keep you warm.
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Can be converted to a king upon request, Baby Cribs (1) Pack n Play for young travelers. Skylights let you enjoy the starry nights and romantic moonlight
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
iPod docking station is available so you can listen to your favorite music. A Pack&Play is available for young travelers. Flannel sheets and cozy down blankets keep you warm on chilly nights. Towel warmer keep the towels toasty.


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average rating of 4.695652 based on 97 reviews
Captain Cook, HI

Perfect Staycation

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from another slice of heaven on our island. As with most parts of the Big Island each has its special points.

For us it was taking the time to go to VNP to see what Mother Earth was doing aNd visit the many artist shops in Volcano town. Where you will be enchanted by the many types and forms of beauty being created .

The home 🏠? s wonderful . From the birds that surround it to the hot tub and fireplace. It’s a perfect place to relax and unwind. The bed is a bit firm but over all it was heaven


  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for you great comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Hale Sweet Hale. Look forward to your return.
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powell, oh

Beautiful home in a beautiful setting-so close to the National Park!

  • 5 of 5

Overall we found the home to be very neat and clean, everything they stated in the write up was included.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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W. Vancouver, BC


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location in the forest. Loved how private - birds were amazing - close to everything we wanted to do in Volcano Village - would recommend this house for sure!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Yes... Hale Sweet Hale is the perfect place to take in all the beauty Volcano has to offer. Hope you got some great selfies. Hale Sweet Hales welcomes you any time.
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On the doorstep of the National Park

  • 5 of 5

What a great location for our visit to Hawaii and Volcanoes National Park. Literally just across the highway. Beautiful, secluded, and comfortable. We hiked and enjoyed the park for three days and then used Hale Sweet Hale as a base for road trips; one through the South Point area and one into the Waipio Valley. Close enough to Hilo for dinner or groceries. It was nice to have laundry facilities in the house and we really enjoyed sitting on the deck listening to the birds each morning. The cool nights made for great sleeping. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin in the jungle

  • 5 of 5

This sweet cabin was just what our little group of three needed. Clean and tidy. Soothing and tranquil in that wonderful jungle. It was cool on these winter days but there was plenty of wood for the stove. The hot tub was a life saver since I had fallen earlier in the week. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chico, CA

Great way to experience the mountain rainforest

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay thoroughly. The cabin is very close to the entrance of the Volcano NP, which made it easy to beat the crowds in the morning and return to see the glow of the crater after dark. The cabin is stylish and neat. The children, 6 and 8, were thrilled to land in the middle of the rain forest, tree ferns, ginger, orchids, moss and all, literally in our back yard. I enjoyed a quiet half hour in the hot tub early in the morning, listening to the bird song and watching the honey creepers in action.

It took a while to heat the cabin, so it was a good idea to arrive relatively early in the afternoon. We heeded the advice to bring all our food and cooked in the well-equipped kitchen. Still, we were a little surprised we could not get a cup of coffee in the morning anywhere in town. But then, it was January 2nd.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hale Sweet Hale enchants children as well as adults with its natural setting in the rainforest. Hard to duplicate the tropical lush surroundings anywhere else. Come back soon to enjoy the beauty of Volcano.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Hilo International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Volcano National Park
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Volcano Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 11
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Kilauea Lodge
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Punalu'u Black Sand Beach
Car: recommended

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is less than a mile away. Spend the day exploring all the unique sites of the park. Visit the Farmers' Market at Cooper Center- lots of local grown produce and handcrafted items. You can view turtles at Black Sands beach and hike out to Green Sands beach at South Point.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Refundable damage deposit $175

No charge for children ages 3 and under!

Posted rate is for double occupancy- 2 guests. $25 extra per night, per additional guest.

$175 security dep. Returned after departure.

Upon departure, $75 fee hot tub cleaning fee if hot tub is left dirty. $50 extra cleaning fee if house is left dirty. $25/person/nt for extra guest not paid for.

* Because our cleaning team is on a tight schedule, guests who are not checked out by 11 AM will be changed a late fee.o Cleaning team needs to prepare the house for the next incoming guests so we really need your cooperation in adhering to the 11 AM check out time. Thank you


Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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