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Elegant 1937 Home Steps Away from Gorgeous Black Sand Beaches

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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Hale Keaukaha is a majestic and elegant 1937 home perfectly situated across from Hilo’s Richardson’s Beach Park, a gorgeous black sand beach ideal for snorkeling, surfing, swimming, kayaking and sunbathing. Minutes from downtown Hilo, and the airport, the location is convenient and picturesque. Your stay at Hale Keaukaha will be an authentic and luxurious Hawaiian experience.

About Hale Keaukaha

A one-of-a-kind kamaaina home in Hilo. Styled for Hawaii, with a roof design of Hawaiian architecture called a Dickey roof, that has a Polynesian style inspired by Kamehameha V's beach house in Waikiki. The floors in the main house are ohia wood, which is unique to Hawaii.

In the neighborhood called Keaukaha, about which songs are written and hula performed. The coastline is a string of beach parks, some with black sand and many with water access. This is a local playground. The water near the shore is clear with excellent snorkeling. Sea turtles come in to rest on the rocks across the street from the house.

The front bedroom looks down the driveway at the ocean, as does the shower in the attached bath. The luxurious queen bedroom is spacious with fine linens, robes and a ceiling fan.

The master bedroom is quite large. In the back of the house looking at the lava rock seating in the back yard. The elegant king bed has fine linens and the room has a ceiling fan and walk in closet. The attached bath has been kept in the charming 1930's style with updated fixtures and amenities.

The bedroom linens are often organic, or Italian poplin sheets.

The kitchen is fully stocked with espresso/coffee maker, rice cooker, microwave, toaster oven, waffle maker, blender, good knives, wine glasses, and all kitchen utensils.

The house water is all filtered, with the kitchen having an additional filter.

Weber bbq grill is outside the kitchen.

The house has a separate ohana (attached loft apartment) complete with a full kitchen, walk in shower and bathroom, living and dining area with loft bedroom and closet. The kitchen cabinets are koa wood, a prized Hawaii wood. The loft bedroom is paneled in lauhala, a local weave from the hala tree. The ohana has a full kitchen (except that it doesn't have a stove due to insurance requirements), with good espresso maker, microwave, toaster oven, blender. The ohana living room faces the green back yard and tree ferns and has a private entrance.The comfortable queen bed is in the spacious loft with skylight.

Both the ohana and the main house have 50" smart televisions, DVD players, wireless internet access. The main house has a telephone with free mainland calling.

The home features local art from Avi Kiriaty, Peggy Hopper, Roger Whitlock, Jack Lord, and other local artists.

20' ceiling in main room. Dining table, comfortable seating in living room to relax or to look out at the water; second lounging area in family room with tv, breakfast table.

Cleaning supplies are organic, green, and where possible, scent free.

Hilo does have coqui frogs that chirp in the evening and an occasional rooster crow. We provide ear plugs for light sleepers.

House Rules

Hale Keaukaha is situated along a residential street with neighbors. We appreciate your cooperation to keep noise to a respectful level.

No smoking on property.

No parties at all, including dinner parties or off-property guests for bbqs or other casual get-togethers, or any guests not listed on the rental agreement without the prior consent of the property owners and manager.

No pets allowed without the consent of the property owner and manager.

Please let us know right away if anything gets damaged or needs fixing.

The home is appointed with books, decor and amenities to use during your stay. Please do not remove anything from the home and care for them as your own.

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we truly hope you enjoy your stay.

Hawaii Tax ID No. W01445814-01

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Manager

Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Guest bathroom: toilet, shower

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  • Ohana bahtroom: toilet, shower

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  • The master bathroom has two entry doors, one from the hallway and one from the bedroom. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Both the ohana and the main house have 50" smart televisions...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Just looking from the window you can see the ocean. The ocean is just a walk down the driveway and across the street, with nothing between you and the ocean....moreless

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large dining room table, there are two stools at the counter for the eat-in kitchen and a breakfast table in the TV room that seats 4. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Please do not burn anything in the fireplace. There are remote controlled candles that give the fireplace a warm feeling. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi. Cable telephone....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    The bedroom linens are often organic, or Italian poplin sheets....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for 2 - 3 cars....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Telephone in the main house and free mainland calling....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Espresso and coffee maker; French press...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully stocked with espresso/coffee maker, rice cooker, microwave, toaster oven, waffle maker, blender, good knives, wine glasses, and all kitchen utensils. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas oven...moreless

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber bbq grill is outside the kitchen. Please pick up charcoal if you want to grill....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday Season
Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$325

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Standard Rate 2017
Feb 1 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$265

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Summer Season 2017
May 27 - Sep 5, 2017
2 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2017
Sep 6 - Nov 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$265
Holiday Season 2017
Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2018
2 night min stay
$350
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$265

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $225 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 13.416%

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Naniloa Country Club
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Seaside Restaurant
Hilo, HI, USA
Nearest Beach
Richardson's Beach Park

Car: Recommended

 

Manager info


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

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Photos

  • Beach park that is across the street

    Beach park that is across the street

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • TV/family room

    TV/family room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Guest bedroom with ocean views

    Guest bedroom with ocean views

  • Guest room

    Guest room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Steps away from the ocean

    Steps away from the ocean

  • Ohana loft

    Ohana loft

  • Ohana loft

    Ohana loft

  • Hale Keaukaha

    Hale Keaukaha

  • Living room

    Living room

  • fireplace with remote controlled candles

    fireplace with remote controlled candles

  • Guest bathroom

    Guest bathroom

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Ohana kitchenette

    Ohana kitchenette

  • Ohana bathroom

    Ohana bathroom

  • Ohana living room

    Ohana living room

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016

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Elegant 1937 Home Steps Away from Gorgeous Black Sand Beaches

Hilo, HI, USA #696728

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