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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Pu'u 'O'o LAVA FLOW UPDATE: On 26 July 2016, after a 3 year pause, lava once again is flowing into the Pacific Ocean not far from Hale Manu!

Affordable quality vacation home listing! Enjoy the trade winds while you view the colorful birds and flora at our home at Kaloli Point, only 17 miles south of Hilo. Our renovated 1980's elevated home has plenty of character with colorful tile and mosaic floors, pine tongue & groove planking, vaulted ceilings with exposed wood beams, and colorful ceramic countertops. Home is located on a ½ acre lot with lush flora that includes coconut palms, pineapple and tree orchids. Only a short walk to the tip of Kaloli Point where one can watch the deep blue Pacific Ocean wash up on the lava cliffs while drinking your morning coffee or enjoying a picnic lunch. Full set of ‘Big Island’ reference books provided for planning your island road trips, hiking and palate adventures!
Enjoy preparing your meals in the spacious kitchen using fresh fruits and vegetables available at numerous local farmers markets. Sleep comfortably on high end Serta mattresses. Downstairs bedroom has a queen bed while upstairs bedroom has a full bed with wicker headboard and reading light. High end living room sleeper sofa has a plush full mattress that is extremely comfy. Full bathrooms with large mirrors and hair dryers on each floor. Enjoy HDTV and wireless high speed Internet while seated on our plush full size sleeper sofa or at our mahogany desk, glass topped dining table or breakfast bar. Listen to the sounds of endangered Hawaiian birds on the provided Audubon CD while reading about them in the provided Hawaii Audubon Society reference book, or viewing the many birds that live around our home using the provided binoculars. House truck (97 F-150 ext cab) available for rent to our weekly and monthly home renters. Nothing fancy but reliable. 6' bed suitable for surf boards!
NOTE: Hale Manu of Kaloli Point has been listed since April 2011 on VacationRentals.

Home Amenities Include:
cable HDTV;
Road Runner High Speed wireless internet;
Full set of ‘Big Island’ reference books for planning your island road trips, hiking and palate adventures;
iHome iPod docking station;
Folding Teak table and chairs for lanai or yard use;
Hand, bath and dish soap, and shampoo provided;
Bath and beach towels provided;
Hair dryers in each bath;
MagicChef Microwave;
Flat top 4 burner electric range/oven;
Outdoor propane 4 burner grill + 1 cooking pot burner;
Picnic cooler provided - great for picnics during your day trips to sites and snorkeling;
Coffee bean grinder (NEW), coffee maker and toaster;
Broadband Telephone (Island calls only);
High end Serta bed mattresses (Queen downstairs, Full upstairs);
Pull out sleeper sofa in living area with plush full size mattress;
Beautifully crafted Mahogany and Teak furniture throughout home;
Laundry with washer/dryer & folding table located under home;
Clothes iron and ironing board provided;
Well water and solar electric / hot water;
Outdoor shower on back of house for nature lovers!!

Our Texas 97 Ford F150 has retired to sunny Hawaii and likes to show you the sights if you are staying at our home for 7 nights or more. My rates are below the rental rates for late model vehicles available at the airport. My base truck rental rate is $189/wk or $689/month. Turo actually manages my truck rental and additional fees may be applied.

I only rent my truck to my guests so my truck will only be available to you during your stay at Hale Manu. (NOTE: As Turo insures my vehicle rental, they will screen you so if you have a blemished driving record they may not accept your application. ) Mahalo!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    23...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    However, house is not childproof...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside of home acceptable...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 1: On 2nd level off Kitchen, has queen bed. Adjacent to downstairs full bathroom with tub/shower. Room decorated with dresser, night stands, chair, full closet and mosaic tile floors Bedroom 2: Walk up slate tile tread staircase to 3rd level bedroom with double bed, and is adjacent to full bath with shower. Room is decorated with dresser, clothing rack, night stand, chair and bamboo hardwood floors. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Both bathrooms have large vanity, large wall mirrors and mosaic tiled floors. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Wide selection of Big Island reference books available. ...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Bluetooth capable. Large selection of DVD's for your viewing pleasure after a long day touring the island. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DISH ‘Americas Top 200’ HDTV in living area...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD player and iPod docking station available...moreless

  • Television:

    Wall (swivel) mounted flat screen in main living area. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Hawaii educational videos including PBS 'Over Hawaii' that has great helicopter view footage of island chain...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    wireless high speed available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Lanai off living area on south and east side of home...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee grinder available...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of cooking utensils provided...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    2 lanai's available off living area on homes 2nd level...moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf courses in Hilo and Volcano town...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    2 lanais off 2nd level living area on east and south side. Bird feeder available on tree across driveway from east lanai. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Natural lava terrain. Watch out for falling coconuts!...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Clearance
Aug 23 - Sep 15, 2016
4 night min stay
$62
$372 $1,299

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

Christmas Holiday
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$100
$595

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Merrie Monarch 2017
Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$100

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$76
$449 $1,579

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $135
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 13.25%

Notes:

(1) Check-out requests on Thanksgiving (Thursday), Christmas day and New Years day not permitted as we are unable to procure cleaning services for those specific days.

(2) Please contact me or Turo (who manages my truck rental) if you are interested in renting my vehicle during your stay. Sorry but unable to provide airport pickup/dropoff any longer. Truck pickup/dropoff at house only.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

  • Lava Tube Cave

  • Kapoho Tide Pools

    "Plenty of Colorful Fish to view while snorkeling. "

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  • Lyman Museum

    "Be sure to tour the historic Lyman homestead next door to museum. "

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  • Kilauea Volcano

    "Stop at visitors center to see timetable for ranger guided trail tours. "

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  • Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station

    "Go to see the sunset and stay to have a observatory astronomer give you a tour of the star f..."

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  • What's Shakin'

    "Fruit Smoothies worth a stop after visiting botanical garden down the old coastal road."

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  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

    "Absolutely beautiful"

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17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo Airport (ITO)
8.9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hilo Municipal Golf Course
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 130
11.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Kaleo's in Pahoa
0.8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Trail head to Shipman Beach (1/2 day hike)

Car: Necessary

Only 31 miles to Volcano National Park where there are many trails including one through a lava tube!

Local hikes:

There’s a couple of amazing walks you could take every day here. You can walk the trails along Kaloli Point to view the lava cliffs. Stay far back from the edge as the surf can knock you over - remember never turn your back to the ocean!.

If you want a 1/2 day picnic hike follow the Puna trail at end of Beach Rd to Shipman Beach. Make sure to take a couple of water bottles per person and make sure to wear shoes you don’t mind getting a little muddy. It’s a good hour and a half walk for two fit adults so plan accordingly. Remember to always follow the left-most trail. Trust me, you cannot get lost in these woods. Just keep going until you see a beach and it will be awesome.

Area Dining recommendations:

Hilo Bay Café: It’s as close to fine-dining as you’ll find on this side of the island, complete with prices. This is actually a pretty good place to get a drink.

Kaleo’s (in Pahoa): This was the second restaurant we found that had a Mediterranean bent. Whatever, it also has a cool regional menu with local caught fish, interesting only-in-Hawaii flavor combos, and awesome portions. You’re getting a good value with this menu.

Farm & Markets:

Puna Girl Farms: Do not miss this awesome place. Was once a completely destitute abandoned macnut farm. With 15 year’s worth of love, labor, and pain and it is now a thriving farm dealing mostly with macnuts but happily sprinkled with diverse regional fruits as well. The incredibly warm and open owner, Cherie, is worth the trip to the big island just to hear her story. She’s amazing. Trust us. She’ll have some fruit for sale and chances are her starfruit tree is overflowing and she’ll BEG you to come on in and pick as many as you like.

Maku’u Sunday Market: Go here. Every Sunday. You can find most of your food needs met here as well as some cool local “other stuff”. Treasures to be found here. Great food court too.

Uncle Rogers’ Wednesday Night Market: This is a half-market, half-party. You can purchase beer there ( for PBR… that works..) or you can bring your own with you. You can also get a stone-fired pizza, some lilikoi fried chicken n waffles, some crazy kombucha on tap, etc etc etc. You’ll definitely hear live music. If you know anyone in the Puna area, you’ll probably see them here.

Pools & Beaches:

It’s that beautiful. It’s amazing snorkeling or the most surreal picnic you’ll ever have.

Papalokea - Green Sand Beach: This is one of those places that will not exist forever. South Point Road is located between mile markers 69 70 down highway 111. From there, you can take a left which brings you to a cool parking area from which you walk a moderate 2.5 mile hike up and down some craggily volcanic landscape. At the end of that walk is one of the only 2 actually green sand beaches in the world. It’s, eh… green. It’s pretty nice. The water there is great, swimming is awesome. Also, chances are there is a guy or two with some Polaris off road vehicles to shuttle you there mainly because Polaris rides are pretty fun.

Punalu’u – Black Sand Beach: This is the tourist friendly, definitely going to see a sea turtle on black sand, beach. Amazing snorkeling here. This is mostly a community beach so be respectful of the local folks. Maybe bring some cash and buy their way too expensive cans of coke or something. It’s really the only actual industry some of those folks have available to them.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Kim & Ted plan to retire to their lovely home in Kaloli Point in a couple of years. Meanwhile we are listing our home as a vacation rental so others can experience Hawaii in a natural setting. Ted enjoys woodworking and has just built a beautiful new lanai off the living room. Kim enjoys playing golf and there are many courses on the Big Hawaii (Big Island Golf Tip: When you play golf on a side of a volcano the ball only roles in one direction!). Kim also enjoys salt or fresh water fishing. We are most proud to have recently become grandparents! We look forward to taking our grandson to the Hilo Ice Cream stand and the 'What's Shakin' smoothy stand in a couple of years so that he can experience all the unique Hawaiian fruit flavors! Ted enjoys tinkering on his antique cars on the mainland. He shipped over his 97Ford F150 a couple of years back and we enjoy driving around the island with the windows down enjoying the freshest, cleanest air in the world! While at the house Ted & Kim like to take 5 mile walks along along the coastal roads and trails in Hawaiian Paradise Park. He also enjoys reading at the homes peaceful setting and plans on writing his 'bucket list' novel there in the future. He also enjoys driving up to Volcanoes National Park for a Ranger tour or listen to a guest speaker in the visitor center auditorium. He also enjoys visiting the Lyman Museum in Hilo where they have guest lecturers speaking twice per month. When not in Hawaii, Kim and Ted live and work on renovating a home built in 1915 in historic Avondale section of Montrose located near downtown Houston Texas. We are creating a 1 bedroom furnished apartment in 'Hopkins House' that we will list on VRBO later this year. Stay tuned.

Why the Owner Chose Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI, USA:
We preferred the wet side versus the dry desert (Kona) side of the Big island. The rainfall keeps the area vegetation lush and colorful and supports the large bird population. There are many farmers markets that have locally grown fruits and vegetables. Our home is on a agricultural zoned 1/2 acre property that offers privacy and a peaceful getaway after a long day visiting the popular island attractions.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our family always preferred vacationing in rural settings where we could enjoy hiking, biking and relaxing in beautiful natural settings. When we visited the Big Island in 2010 we fell in love with the beautiful flora and fauna that varies greatly over short distances and different altitudes (you can travel from tropical sea level to 9200 ft in less than a hour!). The air is so fresh and the aloha spirit of the island residents is infectious!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Kaloli Point lava cliffs

    Kaloli Point lava cliffs

  • Colorful Fauna & Flora on Hale Manu 1/2 acre property

    Colorful Fauna & Flora on Hale Manu 1/2 acre property

  • Living room has pull out sofa

    Living room has pull out sofa

  • South Lanai off 2nd floor living area

    South Lanai off 2nd floor living area

  • Mahogany Dining table seats 6 comfortably.  Breakfast Bar seats 2

    Mahogany Dining table seats 6 comfortably. Breakfast Bar seats 2

  • 2nd level guest bedroom with adjoining full bathroom w/ tub/shower

    2nd level guest bedroom with adjoining full bathroom w/ tub/shower

  • You can see the Mauna Kea World Class Observatories from Hale Manu Kaloli Point

    You can see the Mauna Kea World Class Observatories from Hale Manu Kaloli Point

  • Banyon tree on Puna Trail to Shipman Beach

    Banyon tree on Puna Trail to Shipman Beach

  • Only a short drive to world renowned Kapoho Tidal Pools.

    Only a short drive to world renowned Kapoho Tidal Pools.

  • Sea turtle on Punalu’u – Black Sand Beach

    Sea turtle on Punalu’u – Black Sand Beach

  • Kilauea Caldera at Volcanoes National Park not far from Hale Manu Kaloli Point

    Kilauea Caldera at Volcanoes National Park not far from Hale Manu Kaloli Point

  • Waipio Valley is a nice day trip from Hale Manu

    Waipio Valley is a nice day trip from Hale Manu

  • Hale Manu Kaloli Point is elevated and oriented to capture trade winds

    Hale Manu Kaloli Point is elevated and oriented to capture trade winds

  • Driveway to Hale Manu Kaloli Point

    Driveway to Hale Manu Kaloli Point

  • Living room as viewed from Breakfast Bar

    Living room as viewed from Breakfast Bar

  • Spacious open kitchen well equipped to prepare local fresh market foods

    Spacious open kitchen well equipped to prepare local fresh market foods

  • work desk & slate stone staircase to 3rd floor guest bedroom and bath

    work desk & slate stone staircase to 3rd floor guest bedroom and bath

  • 3rd floor guest bedroom with full bed &  bamboo hardwood floors

    3rd floor guest bedroom with full bed & bamboo hardwood floors

  • Shipman Beach can be reached via Puna trail that starts near Hale Manu

    Shipman Beach can be reached via Puna trail that starts near Hale Manu

  • Endangered State Nene Bird at Shipman Beach

    Endangered State Nene Bird at Shipman Beach

  • Be sure to bring a underwater camera when you visit Kapoho Tidal Pools

    Be sure to bring a underwater camera when you visit Kapoho Tidal Pools

  • Lava flows towards Pacific Ocean at end of Hwy 130 in yr2013

    Lava flows towards Pacific Ocean at end of Hwy 130 in yr2013

  • Kīlauea Iki Trail is a great 3 hr hike in Volcanoes National Park

    Kīlauea Iki Trail is a great 3 hr hike in Volcanoes National Park

  • 1997 F150 rental available for guests staying 7 days or longer at Hale Manu.

    1997 F150 rental available for guests staying 7 days or longer at Hale Manu.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, August 28, 2016

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