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Location, Location; Beautiful Multi-Unit Beach Home in Hilo

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Unit Home: Walking Distance From Keaukaha Beaches

**New Listing: Posted November 11, 2015**

Our home was given the name Hale Nani Ma Ka Lihi Kai, Beautiful Home at the Ocean’s Edge, by a Kumu Hula who stays at our home during the Merry Monarch Hula Festival.

This remodeled Kama'aina two story beach house and studio is rented as individual units or all together. Each unit has sleeping accommodations for four. The upstairs and studio units offer AC. The downstairs unit does not have AC but is very cool throughout the day and evenings. Discounts are offered when multiple units are rented. Each unit has its own patio and there is a large shared outdoor patio with seating and a grill. There are ocean and garden views from the upstairs patio and front porch and it is only a short two minute walk to beaches, tide pools, and ocean shoreline.

Our vacation rental provides an ideal location for visitors looking to visit all sites on the east side of the island. The home is 5 minutes from the airport, shopping, restaurants, and Hilo’s popular Downtown Farmer's Market. The Hawaii Volcano National Park and waterfalls along the Hamakua coast are a 30 to 40 minute drive away. The world famous Arnotts’ Tours to the Volcano, Mauna Kea, and other famous vacation sites are less than a five minute walk from the home.

The upstairs beach house provides a full kitchen and bathroom, one bedroom, two living areas (one with a full size futon sofa bed) and a large patio overlooking a pond and garden. Although, there are ceiling fans throughout, air conditioning is also available for those warm tropical nights. The downstairs provides a kitchen area with microwave, refrigerator and other small appliances, a living room and dining room area, full bath with shower, small and large outdoor patios, and bedrooms one with a full size bed and the other a queen bed.

A walkway connects a studio unit with full kitchen, dining area, and bath. This air conditioned unit also provides a queen size bed and full size futon sofa bed.

Come visit and stay close by to everything Hilo has to offer.


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Downstairs Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Downstairs Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Upstairs Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Upstairs: 1 bedroom with queen-size bed Queen-size futon sofa bed Downstairs : 2 bedrooms with queen and full-size bed Studio: Queen-size bed with queen size futon sofa bed Full-size futon/pull-out sofa bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Upstairs Unit Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Studio Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Outside shower and toilet: toilet, outdoor shower

    Outside shower and toilet shared among all units. ...moreless

  • Upstairs: Full bath (shower/tub) Downstairs: Full bath with Shower Studio: Full bath with Shower Outdoor shower and toilet (for rinsing off after swimming at the beach) Outdoor shower and toilet shared among each unit. Primary use for showering after the beach....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Each unit is equipped with television Upstairs unit has three TVs ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    A 2 minute walk from the nearest beach ...moreless

  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Upstairs seating for four on the patio and three seating counter bar seating inside Downstairs dining seating for four Studio dining seating for four...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Upstairs and studio have air conditioning ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Shared among three units ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Shared among three units ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Each unit has a coffee maker ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All units have dishes and utensils including cookware...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Upstairs: Full kitchen with stove, oven, refrigerator and microwave Downstairs: Mini Kitchen, Refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven Studio: Fulll Kitchen with stove, oven, refrigerat...moreless

  • Microwave:

    All units are equipped with microwaves...moreless

  • Oven:

    Upstairs and studio units come with an oven...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    All units come equipped with refrigerators ...moreless


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards snorkel gear ...moreless



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from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas Holdays
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage $150
  • Cleaning Fee $200 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.43%


Rates are for 4 guests add $15.00 for additional guests up to 12.

For 4-6 guests nightly rental rate will include upstairs and downstairs beach house units only.

**Attention: this is a multi-unit property. You may rent each unit individually or in its entirety.

Individual unit rentals:

1) upstairs beach house............................................................................ $125 (2 persons)

2) downstairs beach house.........................................................................$95 (2 persons)

3) studio..................................................................................................$95 (2 persons)

$200 Cleaning Fee is assessed for two or more units.

Please Note: A $200 service fee will be charged for any cancellation less than 30 days prior to check-in.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo International Airport
1.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ponds Hilo
0.05 Miles
Nearest Beach

Owner info

About the owner: Local Kamaaina family that grew up and lived in Hawaii for generations.

Why the Owner Chose Hilo, HI, USA:
The property has been passed down for generations and has a historic history. The owners grandparents and great grandparents lived and loved this ocean home. Their children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren have spent long endless summers fishing and swimming in the beautiful beach and ocean nearby. As the owners children have grown they have chosen to share the beauty and island spirit of their family home with others.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This older Kamaaina home is located close to all the beautiful island attractions, yet isolated enough to provide visitors with the morning and evening quietness and serenity they long for when visiting the islands. Couples are able to enjoy quiet evenings with ocean sounds, lush green garden views, and a beautiful night sky from every patio. Families will enjoy the closeness of the ocean cove where little ones can safely swim, explore tide pools, and collect shells and other artifacts that the ocean delivers daily on the beach.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front of the main house.

    Front of the main house.

  • Upstairs dining area leading to patio overlooking the garden.

    Upstairs dining area leading to patio overlooking the garden.

  • Upstairs: Living room

    Upstairs: Living room

  • Upstairs: Bathroom

    Upstairs: Bathroom

  • Upstairs Beach house patio

    Upstairs Beach house patio

  • Downstairs kitchen area.

    Downstairs kitchen area.

  • Downstairs: Hallway leading to bedrooms and bathroom.

    Downstairs: Hallway leading to bedrooms and bathroom.

  • Downstairs: Bedroom 2

    Downstairs: Bedroom 2

  • Studio: Kitchen and bathroom

    Studio: Kitchen and bathroom

  • Studio full futon sofa sleeper

    Studio full futon sofa sleeper

  • Studio patio

    Studio patio

  • Beach/oceanfront located a few steps away from the house

    Beach/oceanfront located a few steps away from the house

  • Front Patio for the upstairs unit

    Front Patio for the upstairs unit

  • Upstairs living room leading to bedroom

    Upstairs living room leading to bedroom

  • Upstairs: Sofa

    Upstairs: Sofa

  • Upstairs: Bedroom

    Upstairs: Bedroom

  • Downstairs Unit entry way.

    Downstairs Unit entry way.

  • Downstairs Unit living room area.

    Downstairs Unit living room area.

  • Downstairs: Bedroom 1

    Downstairs: Bedroom 1

  • Downstairs Beach House patio

    Downstairs Beach House patio

  • Studio patio and outside dining area

    Studio patio and outside dining area

  • Studio patio garden view with bbq grill

    Studio patio garden view with bbq grill

  • Beach cove next to house

    Beach cove next to house

VRBO #781847

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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