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Clean, Comfortable & Convenient Location in Hilo!

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:9
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7-8)

Newly renovated single level house on Kinoole Street in Hilo with Views of both Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.

Lanai and patio with outdoor furniture. Great room has air conditioner. One queen-size bed, one full-size bed, three twin beds, two inflatable mattresses available. Bedrooms and hallwaycarpeted, and bathrooms ceramic tiled, two walk-in showers with bars for handicapped and bench/chair, one shower with bathtub; linens, goose down pillows and comforters, clock radio in each bedroom. Wide open great room (living room-office area-kitchen-dining area) with laminate and hardwood flooring; two sofas; steel desk, cable TV, internet connection. Separate utility room with washer and dryer. Spacious two car garage. Cleaning of linen and towels are included; tenants should clean their dishes and tidy up but should not wash linens (housekeeper will wash). No pets or smoking indoors.
All persons must register with names and addresses - no more than 9 people allowed. If there are more than 7 people, there will be a charge of $5 per extra person per night.

Two blocks from University of Hawaii Hilo; within five to 10 minutes of Downtown Hilo, airport, shopping malls, hospitals, restaurants, shopping, golf courses, beaches, anthurium and orchid nurseries, Rainbow Falls, Boiling Pots, Farmer's Market, Liliuokalani Japanese Gardens, Wailoa River Park, Banyan Drive, Coconut Island, Panaewa Rain Forest Zoo, Nani Mau Gardens, Macadamia Nut farms, Lyman House Memorial Museum and Mission House, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Mokupapapa: Discovery Center for Hawaii's Remote Coral Reefs, Pacific Tsunami Museum, Imiloa astronomy center (University of Hawaii Hilo).
30 minutes to Volcano National Park and lava flows, 1 hour to Onizuka Center for International Astronomy on Mauna Kea.

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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 9
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    pets are allowed only in garage, lanai/patio or outdoors; pets are not allowed inside the house...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking allowed outdoors in garage or lanai/patio; smoking is not allowed inside the house....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    See above for handicapped....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Smoking allowed only in garage/patio/lanai/outdoors Pets allowed only in garage/patio/lanai/outdoors...moreless


  • Books:

    bookshelf in office area of great room - guest may read those books...moreless

  • DVD Player


  • Family


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa views from back of the house/patio/lanai...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    dining area with table and 6 chairs; people can also eat outdoors in lanai/patio...moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    living area in great room...moreless

  • Parking:

    limited parking on driveway past the house in the front...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:


  • Towels Provided:

    many towel sets; guests are asked to remove towels in sets so housekeeper keeps sets together...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    lots of pots and pans, oven ware available in the kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    double-door refrigerator/freezer with ice maker...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    kitchen with counter, island counter, double sink...moreless

  • Microwave:

    large microwave in kitchen...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    staples, spices found in pantry can be consumed by renters...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    double-door refrigerator/freezer with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    gas stove/oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    3 large teak tables, 12 teak chairs; additional plastic outdoor chairs...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Lanai has a roof and there is one large outdoor umbrella that fits in one of the teak tables that are located in the roofless area...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    equipped with counter, water, double-sink, garbage disposal, gas and charcoal grills (see above)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    orchid collection at front entrance area...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill plus small charcoal grill. guest must clean these or will be charged extra for cleaning....moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    covered area and open area...moreless



from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay


Rates are based on 7 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 12.42%

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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Manager info

Year Purchased: 2004

About: I am a Distinguished Research Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Cincinnati. I was born in Hilo (Kilauea Avenue), attended Waikeawaena Elementary, Hilo Intermediate, Hilo High, and the University of Hawaii at Hilo. I went on to continue my studies at Syracuse University, and did post-doctoral work at the University of Chicago and Bryn Mawr College.

Why Hilo, HI, USA:
This is my Hilo home, which I purchased from my uncle when he moved to the mainland. It is on the property that my grandfather brought up his family, which was originally on one acre. My uncle built this house in the 50's and it now sits on 1/4 acre of the original property of my ancestors.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Renters have found that this home is located at a convenient place for them to visit relatives (or entertain them here), work on projects they come to Hilo to perform, and close to marketing, shopping, and places they want to visit around Hilo. They have commented on how open and lighted it is inside the house and enjoy the patio for relaxing and entertaining. They appreciate having the 3 bathrooms, the fully equipped kitchen and the cleanliness and upkeep. The house is not directly on the street but backs up on the Waiakea High School playing field which is expansive and well maintained and neat - so it is quiet in the back of the house.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • 2-car enclosed garage

    2-car enclosed garage

  • front entrance

    front entrance

  • carved sofa/end table

    carved sofa/end table

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • living room and hallway

    living room and hallway

  • Entrance to bathroom in Bedroom 1

    Entrance to bathroom in Bedroom 1

  • Main Bathroom

    Main Bathroom

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Bathroom 3 - walk-in shower

    Bathroom 3 - walk-in shower

  • View of Mauna Kea

    View of Mauna Kea

  • back patio kitchen

    back patio kitchen

  • Back of house

    Back of house

  • front yard

    front yard

  • hono hono orchids in front entry

    hono hono orchids in front entry

  • Living Room area

    Living Room area

  • Office area

    Office area

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Walk-in shower with bench  in bedroom 1 bathroom

    Walk-in shower with bench in bedroom 1 bathroom

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 4

    Bedroom 4

  • View from rear of house

    View from rear of house

  • back patio area

    back patio area

  • clothesline and privacy fence

    clothesline and privacy fence

  • red vanda

    red vanda

VRBO #56902

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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