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Spacious, Family Friendly Home with a/C in Rooms!!

(23 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

A Comfortable 3 bedroom, 1 bath in Hilo. Hawaiian Owned & Operated.

Thanks to the feedback of our guests, we installed new carpeting and flooring throughout the house.

*2 Queens and 1 Full bed
*TV's, AC's, ceiling and standing fans in rooms
* WIFI and local cable tv stations
*Beach towel, cooler, chairs, snorkels
*Infant playpen/crib available
*Parking for 1-2 cars
*Check in 3pm/out 11am (early & late arrangements possible)
*Close to downtown, farmers market, Honolii beach, restaurants and shopping
*Minimal coqui noise
*50% deposit holds dates with remainder due 30 days from arrival
*30 day cancellation notice for full refund of deposit
*Taxes included in nightly

Enjoy Hawai'i, live local, stay close to downtown Hilo. The property is 6 miles from the airport, up mauka (the mountain) in a little plantation village. Our affordable nightly rates include all taxes and a minimal cleaning fee that permit guest to spend their resources on experiences and making memories. Within 10 minutes of the cottage, our guest can visit beautiful beaches, majestic waterfalls, scenic Hamakua drive and an array of restaurants, farmers markets and local delicatessens.

The three bedroom-one bath cottage is perfect for families, couples and friends. The home features a spacious living room to gather in and plan out your day or to reminisce over your adventures in the evenings. The kitchen is stocked with all you need to whip up a quick meal or prepare an enticing meal using fresh produce form the Hilo market. A vanity area separate from the bathroom allows for maximum accessibility and features a tub to get the kids cleaned up. Each bedroom has an A/C unit, ceiling fan and LCD TV for a little down time and entertainment at the end of the day.

The house is situated in a rural residential neighborhood with access to county water that is clean and drinkable (no catchment systems). Parking is located at the front of the house on the gravel. This is our home, not a party house. Please no smoking, pets or loud noise.

Attractions and distance from the Kaiwiki Cottage:

Swimming beaches/Ponds 3-6 miles
Downtown Hilo, Lyman Museum, Pacific Tsunami Museum, Hilo Farmers Market 2.5 miles
King Kamehameha Statue/Wailoa River State Park 3.5
Liliuokalani Gardens 4 miles
Imiloa Astronomy Center 5 miles
Hilo Civic Center/Edith Kanakaole Stadium 4 miles
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo 9 miles
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory 11.5 miles
Makuu Market 20 miles
Pahoa Town 22 miles
Kalapana 32 miles
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 32 miles
Mauna Kea 44 miles
Honoka'a/Waipio 44 miles
Waimea 54 miles
Kailua Village (Kailua-Kona) 75 miles
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 YEARS OR OLDER...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books:

    A small selection of books are in the sun room at the back of the house...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Is a feature of the the LCD TV in the living room...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    local cable programming is available...moreless

  • Television:

    TV in the living room also features a DVD player...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    A round dining table seats 4 comfortably...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    AC's in bedroom are available for your comfort. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer is located outside at the back of the house ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, blankets, and pillow cases are provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Is located at the front entrance to the house...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels and wash clothes are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer is located outside at the back of the house and detergent is available for guests...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


Write a review 4.4
from 23 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$770 $3,150
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $50

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/27/2017
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5.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo International Airport
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Naniloa Country Club
0.75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mamalahoa Hwy 11
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pineapples, Cronies, Cafe Pesto
2.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Honolii Surf Spot

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Our family commutes frequently between Hilo and Honolulu. I work at the University of Hawaii and my husband prints the local newspaper. We have two teenagers and they are both gearing up for graduation from high school. We love our pets and have a rottie, a poi dog, a goat, a tortoise, and a cockatiel. When we aren't working we enjoy body surfing, hula, hiking, roller derby, and getting together with friends and family.

Why the Owner Chose Wainaku, HI, USA:
The Kaiwiki house is very special to us. We were the first family on the street to rebuild and renovate, now our neighbors have followed suit. It's our Hilo diamond in the rough.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
There is wide, open park with avacado, ginger, strawberry guava that is perfect for a morning walk and ideal for the kids to play ball, run around, or fly a kite. Just beyond the park is a short path to a swimming hole and waterfall.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/27/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Liliuokalani Gardens 4 miles from cottage

    Liliuokalani Gardens 4 miles from cottage

  • Hilo Farmers Market 2.5 miles from cottage

    Hilo Farmers Market 2.5 miles from cottage

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 32 miles from cottage

    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 32 miles from cottage

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Reed's Bay and Hilo beaches 3-6 miles from cottage

    Reed's Bay and Hilo beaches 3-6 miles from cottage

  • Imiloa 5 miles from cottage

    Imiloa 5 miles from cottage

  • Maunakea 44 miles from cottage

    Maunakea 44 miles from cottage

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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