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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,220 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Aloha Sweet Hale - A Custom Built Cedar Log Home With 3 Bdrms/2 Baths, Private

NOW... FOR A LIMITED TIME. Special rates for new bookings. $20 OFF (reg $199 each night booked!

Aloha Sweet Hale was featured on HGTV"s "Log Cabin Living "series. It was the finale episode in season 1. Come stay in a truly Hawaiian setting filmed by HGTV.

Experience summer In charming Volcano Village. The lava eruptions have not affected Volcano Village. They are 40 miles away, down by the ocean..

Come witness history making on the Big Island. View the lava from the air (helicopter tours) or at the sea (lava sea tours). Volcano Village has not had any evacuations. Any ash from the summit is blown away from the house and towards South Point by the tradewinds .

Volcano Village is still showing its incredible beautiful rain forest an its serenity found nowhere else.

A PERFECT SUMMER ADVENTURE. AWAITS YOU. Aloha Sweet Hale is in the perfect location- in the heart of Volcano Village. Situated on 3/4 acre -well manicured - private- tropical. Truly Hawaiiana.

Make 2018 your year in paradise.

Aloha 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 king bed with comfy flannel bedding that’ll keep you warm on chilly nights.

The second bedroom offers a queen bed with cozy flannel bedding as well.

Twin beds in the third bedroom are ideal for the kids.

The house sleeps 6

The towel warmer in the bathrooms 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 and wifi, are there for you to enjoy during your stay.

The well-manicured tropical landscaped yard is perfect for your vacation selfies.

Let the Spirit of Aloha touch your soul in 2018.

We now have a 2 night minimum stay so you may enjoy your vacation at this lovely home and Volcano Village! Please ask about our Hale Sweet Hale for only a 1 night stay!

Your stay at ALOHA SWEET HALE will be 'distinctively the best in paradise'.

CHECK IN ANYTIME AFTER 3 PM - Lock box code for the key will be provided to confirmed guests with directions


* 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!


"Our first time to Volcanoes National Park and it was incredible! We had the best time discovering this special place and your home was perfect to come back to. It is a beautiful place with lush gardens and decor ad very comfortable. Clean and cheery. We really liked all the skylights too. Thank you for allowing us to use your home. What a magical place so close to Pele!"

"It was WONDERFUL to stay in your beautiful home. Loved the kitchen, hot tub, bed, birds and spaciousness. We stayed in many places in Volcano over the years, and this is really special."

" Our fourth year staying here, this time with friends from New Mexico. Had a wonderful time all over again in spite of rainy weather. Thank you for everything. Hope to come back next year."

More Details

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 16, 2018

What makes this cabin unique

We fell in love with Hawaii 40 years ago and always wanted our own little piece of paradise. 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.

Aloha Sweet Hale is the "big sister" to Hale Sweet Hale, also located n Volcano Village. It is where your image of Hawaii comes alive with its lush tropical surroundings. Staying at Aloha Sweet Hale or Hale Sweet Hale captures paradise that is distinctively the best and unforgettable in Volcano Village.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Absolutely loved this house! It was very clean, had a well stocked kitchen, and a wonderful jacuzzi on the deck. It is located in a secluded area on a large property. The location was perfect for visiting Volcanoes National Park. The house was spacious and decorated nicely. We will stay here again on future trips to The Big Island. Thank you so much for a great stay! It is a perfect location to visit Volcanoes National Park. The house was very clean and well stocked with dishes and supplies to cook for ourselves. The jacuzzi was wonderful. The beds were very comfortable. Thank you for supplying a hairdryer! We will stay here again when we come back to the Big Island. Thank you so much!
Jan 2017
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Volcano Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1220 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • 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:
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Custom glass mosaic tile, towel warmer, & granite counter
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Shower with towel warmer, custom tile and glass shower door.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms offer comfy warm linens and a room heater. The skylights will let in the morning sun and evening stars and moonlight.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking


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average rating of 4.7 based on 45 reviews
Palo Alto, CA

Five stars isn't enough!

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything we were expecting and more. It's perfectly set up for relaxing and hanging out, and an ideal base for exploring the national park and the Hilo area. Lots of small touches like providing coffee, and plenty of comfy seating inside and out make the experience that much more special. Highly recommended! I'd suggest noting in the directions that it's a mile and a half or so off the main road. We thought it was near the main road so pulled into few wrong houses before finding it.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you totally enjoyed your stay at Aloha Sweet Hale and found it exceptional. Our goal is to show our guests the Aloha Spirit that can only be found in Hawaii. Special touches make vacations memorable. Hope you get the opportunity to return to Volcano. Aloha Sweet Hale will be awaiting your return visit. Mahalo
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A perfect house for our family of six - Beautiful retreat in the rainforest

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend Aloha Sweet Hale! We brought our 4 daughters and this house was very nice - high quality accommodations. Beautifully decorated, comfortable beds, a lovely hot tub and an amazing yard in the middle of the rainforest! We originally thought we would be spending time in the Park - but since it's closed now we didn't get to see any lava flow. But we did find lots of other things to do with Aloha Sweet Hale as our base camp. From exploring Hilo, the Hamakua coast and down to South Point - there is so much to do and see. We looked forward to coming back to this oasis on the mountain each day! We had no issues with the house while we were here. We would definitely return to this house again if we ever return to the Big Island.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to review your stay. We're glad you enjoyed our stay at Aloha Sweet Hale, found the house comfortable and well appointed and were able to take in the beauty of Volcano as well as other spots on the island. Hopefully the park will be open soon and you'll be able to explore the park on your next visit to the Big Island. May the Aloha spirit follow you till your next visit.
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Peaceful and quite

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay at the hale. It’s quaint and decorated nicely. It was clean and had everything you need. It’s close to the center of town and about 10 minutes or less to the National Park. Will stay again! Aloha

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maholo for your great comments. The drive to the National Park is probably closer to 5 minutes. We try to think of every need of our guests. Look forward to your next stay at Aloha Sweet Hale.
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Private and wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here on four separate occasions and have enjoyed every time The house is beautifully furnished and very comfortable, my husband loves to walk around the yard and admire the ferns and other plants, the hot tub on the porch is fun.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for coming back to our home. Your 4th stay says it all. Looking forward to hosting you on your 5th stay.
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Quiet Place!

  • 5 of 5

Honest People.. and to people who enjoy outdoors! a fancy cabin equipped with everything

your mind could wish and perfect get-away experience!

A place to relax and enjoy nature of our Creator.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scotts Valley, CA

Absolute Perfection

  • 5 of 5

This rental is as advertised and more. Meticulously clean, extra nicely appointed. Top notch everything. The furnishings are delightfully Hawaiian, the home is well-built and the property has beautiful landscaping full of tropical plants. Cannot think of anything that could be improved. Wish we would have stayed the whole week in this cottage! Exceptionally comfortable and homey. The neighborhood is secluded and quiet. Highly recommend this vacation rental. Thank you for making it available!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay at Aloha Sweet Hale and found that it was more than expected. We strive to make every guests' visit to Volcano memorable. It is definitely a good idea to stay a week to explore everything Volcano has to offer. Next time you can plan on a longer stay.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Hilo International
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Volcano National Park
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Volcano Golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Old Volcano Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Kilauea Lodge
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Punalu'u Black Sand Beach
Car: recommended

Aloha Sweet Hale is located in the heart of Volcano Village. Volcano Village offers magnificent sights of giant hapu'u ferns, towering ohia trees, and an abundant of kahiili ginger like no other place. The Volcanoes National Park is just a stone's throw away. You can visit the park as many times as you'd like because Aloha Sweet Hale is so conveniently located.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning fee $105

Aloha Sweet Hale now has 2 night minimum stay!
Daily rate is for double occupancy- 2 guests. $25 extra per night, per additional guest.

Please ask about our Hale Sweet Hale for a 1 night stay!

No charge for children ages 2 and under!

$200 security dep. Returned after departure
Upon departure, $75 fee hot tub cleaning fee if hot tub is left dirty. $65 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. 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


Owner'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.