Aloha & welcome to Kohola Hale, (or Whale House), your home away from home. Whale and ocean decor await you throughout the home. Kohola Hale sleeps 4 comfortably with one king and one queen bed. Both Bedrooms have their own bathrooms. The Hawaiian style and comfortable furnishings are perfect for a small family, two couples, friends, or a romantic getaway. Two big screen TV's and wifi mean the whole family can relax and watch their favorite programs and stay caught up with social media. A welcome gift of some tasty treats from around the islands, and cold bottled water in the refrigerator await your arrival. Your hosts Bill and Kathy can help you with any questions, recommendations, directions or needs you might have during your stay with us. located at over 3000 feet elevation- you will enjoy evening tropical breezes and tranquil, cooler temperatures, but still be just a short drive to get to world famous beaches.
In the bathrooms you will find quick dry bath towels and toiletries you may use during your stay including shampoo and conditioner, lotion, sunscreen, Q-tips, cotton balls, after sun aloe, and other necessities.
The Whale/Ocean theme continues in the bedrooms. The Master bedroom has a Queen sized bed and flat screen TV with attached bathroom. The second bedroom is cozy and comfortable with a double bed. This bedroom is like it's own suit with sliding privacy doors, a bathroom and washer and drier just outside the sleeping area. Boogie Boards, beach chairs, snorkel gear, and a cooler are available for your use while you stay.
The kitchen has all high end appliances and is equipped with everything you could need to stay in and BBQ or create your own gourmet meal including oven, microwave, coffee pot and quiet dish washer. The living room has an electric fireplace for the occasional cool evenings and mornings. We hope you will enjoy the attention to detail and our attempt to make your stay comfortable and relaxing.
Midway between Hilo and Kona, Honu Hale is conveniently located close to waterfalls, beaches, zip lining, golfing, and hiking. A day trip to Volcano National park is a once in a life time adventure, and Waimea is a great starting point. Tour Parker Ranch located right in Waimea. It is the largest cattle ranch in the country. Waipio valley is just a 15 minute drive away and boasts stunning views, and a private beach bottom on the hike. Waimea is Paniolo country (Hawaiian cowboys), and is a perfect place to do some horseback riding, or if you are visiting during the 4th of July, the Parker Ranch Rodeo is a must! Don't forget to stop at one of the three farmers markets on Wednesday's and Saturday's to pick up locally grown produce, and hand made local items, and souvenirs!
Mahalo & Aloha, We hope to see you soon, and you will enjoy your relaxing stay so much you will return for years to come.