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Vacation in Paradise- Only a Block from the Ocean!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Snorkel and Swim and Enjoy Paradise at Hale Ho'okomo!

Hale Ho’okomo which means in Hawaiian “to come on in” is just exactly what you are going to want to do when you arrive in this cute as can be Kapoho cottage. Located in the highly desirable, ever-sunny Kapoho, Hale Ho'okomo is set in a lush tropical and private setting. Pick papayas, bananas, and other tropical fruits right outside your door. Yes, this is Paradise! Enter through the double glass doors into the large living area and into your warm and welcoming vacation home. Live like the locals in this colorful, fun and funky Hawaiian style cottage that is just steps from some of the most spectacular snorkeling found on the Big Island. Green sea turtles (honu) love this area because of its warm temperatures and so will you! From the house, you can hear the waves and smell the clear breeze blowing across the Pacific (cleanest air in the US).

Just a five minute drive down the famous Red Road is the Ahalanui Warm Spring Park which is a geothermally heated swimming pond at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. Since Kapoho is located at the furthest most eastern edge of the Big Island, it enjoys drier weather and those comfortable ocean trade winds. Just a ten minute drive is the quaint and historical village of Pahoa with its original boardwalks, shopping, and fantastic dining! There’s Italian, Thai and even Tex-Mex!

Hale Ho’okomo can sleep up to 5. There are two spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has a Queen bed and a twin and the 2nd bedroom has a queen. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need to fix up a traditional island meal. For your convenience and easy clean up, there is a dishwasher. Other amenities to make your stay more comfortable are a washer/dryer, Flat screen Satellite TV, DVD player, telephone (local service only), and of course all linens and kitchenware included.

- Two Bedrooms and Two Baths (Sleeps 2 - 5)

- Washer & Dryer

- Beds: Two Queen and a Twin

- Television

- Full Kitchen

- Ocean Only One Block Away

- Telephone - Free Mainland & Canada Calling

- WIFI Internet

- DVD/CD Player

- All Cooking Utensils

- Microwave

- Linens Provided

- BBQ Grill

- Great Snorkeling Only 1 Block Away

- Many Restaurants Close

- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 45 min.

- Hilo 30 min.

- No Pets

- No Smoking

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
October 31, 2017


Kapoho House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Linens provided including beach towels, NON-SMOKING Home.


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(25 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.72 based on 25 reviews
Ontario, Canada

Beautiful relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

stayed Nov 11, 2017-November 21, 2017

This rental was just great and met our expectations. We had a nice laid back experience here. The tide pools are so close and amazing snorkeling. The warm pond just a 5 minute drive. All the great little restaurants in Pahoa. The Farmer's markets were fun. The Gecos as mentioned in other reviews are prevalent in the house. They did not bother us and were fun to watch! The roster was a little pesky crowing at 4:00 some mornings! We would definitely return here on a future vacation

Fred & Tracy

Ontario, Canada

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Dresher, Pennsylvania, USA

Warm and inviting and extremely comfortable! Perfect for our family vacation! We will be returning!

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation to Kapoho Vacationland was simply wonderful! 5 days in Paradise. The property and the Big Island exceeded our expectations. The home was very comfortable, clean and inviting! While some of the appliances and furniture were a little old and worn, everything worked and was full of charm.

We enjoyed Hilo and the surrounding areas. The restaurants, the movies and even the food stores were modern and convenient. We spent a day on the “Hike and Glow” tour at Volcano National Park. It was a fantastic day and adventure. We were so lucky to be among the 7% to actually see the lava shooting into the sky! It was a tour to be remembered!

Back at house, you couldn’t have asked for a more pleasant neighborhood. I was skeptical of the Tidal pools when I read about them, but was I wrong....simply unbelievable! So much better than the pictures show, like swimming in an aquarium! My only advise is while there are googles, snorkels and flippers, you absolutely need water shoes, diving gloves and a rash guard to protect yourself from the razor sharp rocks that are everywhere. We went snorkeling 3 Times.

You can hear the waves at night crashing against the breakers and stargaze without light pollution.

We are most definitely going to return, but next visit will be longer!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A fun home in the "jungle" of Pahoa

  • 5 of 5

This house was the perfect spot to stay for a wedding at Uncle Robert's. We followed Gerard's advice, and picked up groceries on our way to the house.

At first we were nervous that there was no AC, but the ceiling fans all worked great, and it was beautiful. Listening to the ocean from the front porch, drinking my coffee in the morning was just what we wanted. We did not brave the tidepools, a little rough when we were there, but they were amazing to see.

The frogs at night sang us to sleep, and the gecko's were so entertaining. The neighborhood rooster I could have done without!

The bed was great - very comfortable, living quarters were too - we thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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NE Ohio

Very nice for anyone.

  • 5 of 5

We have family living close by so we did not spend a lot of time in house. The grandchildren loved the tide pools. We walked with them to the pools but found the sharp lava to hard on our over 80 year old bodies. The four geikos in resident kept the house almost insect free. In all we hope to be able stay again in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house. The open floor plan was great. The porch is lovely and the yard is beautiful and interesting. Our kids liked spotting the geckos. Nights were a bit warm without A/C for our July stay, but we were fine with turning on the fans. The tide pools are a fascinating snorkel exploration. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, California

Amazing location, hidden jewel!

  • 4 of 5

If I were going to live on the big Island, vacationland would be my home. Only thing that keeps me from 5 stars are the noisy little frogs. They can keep a light sleeper up all night. There is nothing the homeowner can do about the frogs, so, not a strike against the rental, but rather the location. This place is old Hawaii. Everything one needs to feel right at home. This was our second time in this rental. Super bargin for a vacation rental

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Hilo International Airport (ITO)
Car: necessary

Live Theater and Museums in Hilo, a wonderful Island to just go and explore!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Hawaii Tax ID 53648299 - 01

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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