Tropical Paradise on a Budget!(68 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + 1 Bath, pull out sofa (Sleeps 5-7)
The two-bedroom apartment and our one bed apts, 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 . Pamper yourself, shower in our collected rainwater.
The 2 bedroom apartment has 1 queen in one bedroom and a queen and twin in the
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 1bd apt. has 1 queen bed in bedroom. vrbo.com/954412 Lava Apt/ 1 bd
Our 1bd apt. has 1 queen bed in bedroom. vrbo.com/954567Rain Forest Apt/ 1 bd
Automatic quotes are for 2 bedroom/1-4 guests.
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.
*Free Zoo in a Rain Forest
*amazing Star Gazing at Mauna Kea
*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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Member since: 2005
- 900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- 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
- DVD Player
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $50 minimum $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.42%
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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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
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: We are Jim & Kepi the hosts of Honu Hale 3. We have lived on the Big Island for 13 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 Apt.: Lava Apt./$65........... 1 bd Rain Forest Apt /$75t(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
- Primary: (808) 966-6210 (Hawaii, USA)
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Front of Honu Hale 3
Jim & Kepi
2 bd livingroom
2 bd kitchen
one side of room
walkway on property
lava flow to ocean
Carl Smith Beach Park -Hilo
2 bd apt livingroom
Door to Lanai
other side of room
Flowers on property
Palms on property
Pond on property
Makuu Point near property
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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