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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our beautiful one-acre lush tropical paradise is located south of Hilo and near Kea'au and Pahoa Villages.
The two-bedroom house and our one bed apt, are both unique and artsy, with Polynesian decor, looking out at coconut palms, fruit trees... banana, mango, avocado, pineapple and tropical flowers.
A piece of paradise to call home while you are on the Big Island. Go to sleep with frogs chirping and stars so bright you could almost touch them. Wake up to birds singing and complimentary Hawaiian coffee and sugar. Pamper yourself, shower in our collected rainwater.
The 2 bedroom has 1 queen in one bedroom and a queen and twin in the
other bedroom.
Additional bedroom and bathroom $50 extra pr. ngt.
We have a budget friendly 1 Bedroom apt. that has a queen on one side of room and a twin on the other end. Additional double futon in living room if needed.
Our Lava apt. has 1 queen bed in bedroom.
We also have a studio apt. available. $50 pr. Ngt.
Automatic quotes are for 2 bedroom/1-4 guests. Quotes may be emailed to guests for 1 bd. or studio.
Calendar reflexes 2 bd. apt., 1 bd. or studio may be available contact us for availability.
808-966-6210 or Email owner for quotes and availability for 1 bedroom or studio.

Calendar reflects only our 2 bd. availability. 1 bd. may be available.

Sorry no animals!
We are in a residential neighborhood 20 minutes from the Hilo Airport.
*Honu Hale 3 offers easy access to east side sites.
*15 min.(10 miles) from Hilo airport, Hilo town and Hilo beaches
*3 miles to ocean cliffs, and less than a mile from the main highway.
*25-30 minutes from Volcano National Park
*10 minutes from Keaau town
*10 minutes from Pahoa Village.
*20 minutes from Ahalanui Beach Park (volcanic warmed mostly 95 degree seawater pond.
*Botanical Gardens
*Free Zoo in a Rain Forest
*amazing Star Gazing at Mauna Kea
*Volcano Winery
*Zip line and helicopter tours


See the world's most active volcano, Kilauea. Swim with the sea turtles or dip into the warm pond heated by the volcano. Botanical gardens, rain forest, waterfalls and desert are all part of our unique landscape. Visit our two interesting local farmer’s markets on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, where you can get fresh and organic veggies, local artisan hand crafted gifts, yummy ethnic foods and experience the local flavor.
Aloha and Mahalo,
Jim & Kepi Hains

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Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    be careful on stairs and near pond area...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Except outside or on lanai...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    memory foam matress ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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  • Convertible bed(s) in Honu 2 apt: 1 double

    blow up queen mattress available upon request...moreless

  • An additional bedroom and bathroom may be added for an extra $50 pr ngt. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • shower, toilet and sink Towels, wash clothes, beach towels Shampoo, body wash, hair dryer, beach towels iron...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Peaceful rural location, Tropical decor, Ceiling fans, Coffee maker, Blender, Toaster oven, rice cooker, Bottled drinking water, Coolers, Beach towels and some snorkeling equipment, Alarm Clocks Toilet paper, Paper towels, trash liners, Shampoo, Soap, Bug spray, coffee and sugar Lanai's: A cool and quiet lanai area, outside each apt with chairs a table, w/ Plenty of room for everyone to hang out up here. Golf: Hilo or Volcano are the closest courses. Surfing: You can rent kayaks or SUPs (stand-up paddleboards)and surf boards in Hilo, presumably to use in Hilo Bay. Some snorkling equipment available on site ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Expanded cableTV/DVD Library available wifi...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    3 miles from Keaau village (grocery store, health food store, restaurants, farmers market and more 10 miles to Hilo for larger stores...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    sheets, towels,beach towels,wash clothes, and dish towels.Toilet paper, Paper towels, trash liners, Shampoo, Soap, Lotion,Bug spray, sun tan lotion, coffee and sugar...moreless

  • Living Room:

    flat screen tv, dvd player and lots of movies cable...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking property inside gate...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry $8 per load washed and dried ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    tea kettle...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    utensils, pots pans, dishes, microwave, toaster, full oven range, fridge, blender, coffee, sugar, some spices,cutting board, citrus juicer. and rice cooker...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    in 2 bd apt only...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    in Hilo/ rentals available...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    free community pool in Pahoa (8miles) infinity edge Olympic size...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 66 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$110
$750 $2,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $50 minimum $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

up to 4 guests in quote for 2 bd apt additional guest $10 extra pr person pr night + tax.

The quote is for our 2 bedroom apt Honu 3. Email owner for quotes for one bedroom or studio.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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Location

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

    "A must to see. Recommend going in the afternoon hiking and then stay till night, then go to..."

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  • Ahalanui Hot Pond

    "Hot pond near beside the ocean in Puna, bathtub temperature most of the time, beautiful and ..."

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  • Leleiwi Beach Park and Richardson Ocean Center

    "Richards great for snorkeling, family friendly with life guard bay with small black sand bea..."

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  • Akaka Falls State Park

    "Beautiful water falls and nice walk around grounds north of Hilo"

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  • Queen Lili'uokalani Gardens

    "Gorgeous formal Japanese gardens downtown Hilo. A must see."

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  • Coconut Island Park

    "Beautiful island with perfect view of Mauna Kea and Hilo bay.Look for coconut trees with mea..."

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  • 4 Mile

    "Also known as Carl Smith Beach Park. Magical place white sand and turtles often swim there."

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  • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

    "Most exotic tropical gardens worth the admission."

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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
ITO Hilo
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Keaau
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hilo
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hyw 130
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Keaau
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Reeds Bay (nearest ocean 3 miles)

Car: Necessary

check out what's happening at volcano:

Activities nearby,The historic town of Hilo with it’s farmers market, Tsunami Museum, Rainbow Falls, Liliokalani Park (the largest formal Japanese garden outside of Japan), Reeds Bay, Coconut Island , downtown shopping and dining, Yoga Studios, Tennis Courts, Lomilomi massage, Gyms, Lyman Museum,Prince Kuhio Theatre and Palace Theate=(foreign films & artists' performances) and several black sand beaches. Experience Great surfing at Honoli'i Beach and see sea turtles at Richardson’s beach.

We have beautiful rainforest, botanical gardens and water falls.

Visit Panaewa Rainforest Zoo-- a free zoo , like a small botanical gardens and two baby Tigers

Go to Volcano National Park to see Kilauea Caldera-the world's most active volcano, Thurston Lava Tube and over 100 miles of hiking trails. Pahoa Village offers a wooden board walk, several quaint restaurants and a free Olympic sized infinity edge pool. Go East of Pahoa to tidal pools to snorkel in, warm up in the Warm Springs in Ahalanui Park and surf Issac Hale (Pohoiki)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcano Observatory (Volcano Updates)

Isaac Hale Beach Park ( also known as Pohoiki)

Lava Tree State Park

Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens - the only zoo in the US located inside a rain forest

Wai’opae Tide Pools

 

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We are Jim & Kepi the hosts of Honu Hale 3. We have lived on the Big Island for 11 years and love to share the beauty and unique qualities of the island with guests. Aloha is part of our business and talking story is our favorite pass time. Hope to meet you soon. Aloha Jim & Kepi 1BD APTs: Lava Apt./$65........... Honu 2 /$75 Apt(1-2 guests) STUDIO: $50 pr night (1-2 guests) 2 BD APT. Honu 3 :$110 pr night(1-4 guests) 2 night minimum/ Cleaning fee $30-$75/ Additional guests $10 extra pr ngt pr guest Payment:Credit card (Master Card or Visa)or Cash (no Paypal) Non-refundable Deposit secures lodging .(aprox.1/4 of rent) +Tax 13.42%. Rental Balance due upon arrival/ Check in 2PM /check out 11AM (unless a prior arrangement is made)

Why the Owner Chose Keaau, HI, USA:
We traveled for several years and our most memorable moments were the people we met. So we chose the Big Island with it's great weather, beautiful surroundings and a chance to talk with our guests. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Hawaii Volcano Observatory (Volcano Updates) Isaac Hale Beach Park ( also known as Pohoiki) Lava Tree State Park Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens - the only zoo in the US located inside a rain forest Wai’opae Tide Pools  


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front of Honu Hale 3

    Front of Honu Hale 3

  • Jim & Kepi

    Jim & Kepi

  • H3 2 bd apt.

    H3 2 bd apt.

  • Honu 3 bedroom
queen bed

    Honu 3 bedroom queen bed

  • Deck/Lanai

    Deck/Lanai

  • HS studio apt bathroom

    HS studio apt bathroom

  • Carl Smith Beach Park -Hilo

    Carl Smith Beach Park -Hilo

  • Downstairs bathroom H2

    Downstairs bathroom H2

  • Lava apt living room

    Lava apt living room

  • Makuu Point near Honu Hale 3

    Makuu Point near Honu Hale 3

  • Honu 2 lanai

    Honu 2 lanai

  • Hs Studio bedroom or optional 3rd bedroom

    Hs Studio bedroom or optional 3rd bedroom

  • Dinning Area H2

    Dinning Area H2

  • H2 bedroom

    H2 bedroom

  • Lava lanai

    Lava lanai

  • lava kitchen H1

    lava kitchen H1

  • WALK WAY

    WALK WAY

  • Mauna Kea

    Mauna Kea

  • clif close to property

    clif close to property

VRBO #73302

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Saturday, August 27, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/27/2016

(808) 966-6210 (Hawaii, USA)

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