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Secluded Honeymoon Cottage on Eight Secluded Acres All for U WiFi Eco

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Watch the sunrise from the cover lanai ... heaven on earth!


Last updated: 03/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

For couples seeking intimacy seclusion, no other homes, garden of Eden Volcano

Book 6 nights and the 7th is FREE!
"Paradise Found!"
There should be a six star review category. Hale Aloha Aina exceeded our expectations in every way. What a gem of a property. First, the cottage is absolutely beautiful, warm and inviting. When we stepped into the house we instantly felt like we belonged here. The fragrant smell of fresh ginger blooms and plumeria was romantic and played on all of our senses. We couldn't wait to start exploring the property. What fun to find such a great variety of fruit trees and exotic plants. Bananas, limes, avocados, pineapples and guavas to name a few. This is a virtual garden of Eden. No matter how much the rest of the island beckoned to us, (and it did) we always looked forward to coming home to Hale Aloha Aina for peace and relaxation.

~ If you are seeking tranquility and seclusion Wood Valley is the place for you! ~

Hale Aloha Aina (House of the Loving Land) is a romantic Hawaiian vacation cottage nestled on eight acres of lush tropical flora. No other homes or people live on this property, giving you the ultimate in privacy and seclusion. Truly the perfect honeymoon getaway or artist retreat for nature enthusiasts seeking a remote destination that inspires intimacy and adventure. Wood Valley is a hidden treasure on the southeast side of Hawaii offering upcountry living in an agricultural community. It is five miles from the town of Pahala which offers a hospital, drug store, gas station, library, community swim pool, market and Coffee Mill. At 2500 elevation, this mountain cabin offers a comfortable climate with warm sunny days and cool evening nights for a great night sleep. Besides the low humidity, there are very few pecky bugs... no torpedo cockroaches or swarming mosquitoes. As of 2016 the coqui frogs have migrated to the gulches of closer to the temple but you can't hear them from the cottage. It is still one of the last truly peaceful areas on this side of the island.

You will love it so much that you will want to keep it a secret, but be so rejuvenated that you will have to tell everyone!

~ Last minute and extended stay discounts. 10% Military and Kama'aina discount. Guests staying one week or longer receive one bag of Kau Honu Java coffee grown right across the road from the Hale. Best coffee you will ever taste! A fresh tropical floral arrangement will greet you when you arrive at the Hale.


to provide you with a sensational, holistic, and life long lasting holiday that will keep your mind, body, and spirit wanting more. We want you to enjoy the surroundings of beautiful open landscape and all the amenities this special vacation home offers.

Adventures close by
• Hike Volcanoes National Park
• Explore exotic black and green sand beaches
• Witness and active volcano
• Snorkel and swim with the turtles at Punalu'u Black sands beach
• Wish upon a star... dark vast star gazing views
• Talk story with the locals...historical sugar town of Pahala ( 6 miles away) mini market, gas station, library, hospital and drug store.
• Wake up to amazing sunrises and golden views of the valley
• Explore the peacefulness of the quite cottage landscape

• Balinese Hardwood furnishings vintage Euro-Asian décor
• WiFi High Speed internet and Free long distance calling available
• Snorkel gear
• Bicycles
• Impeccable house keeping
• An affordable journey
• Professionally manicured park like setting with many fruit trees to pick from with three acres of mowed lawn
• Meandering paths to bask in the sun, listen to the birds and be one with nature... truly your Garden of Eden!

This vacation home is totally self-sufficient...Off the beaten path and off the Grid. Hale Aloha Aina is an ambassador for green living educating our guests on how simple it is to live off the grid using solar and propane. Solar runs the electrical appliances such as the lights, stereo, washer, dryer, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, etc. The stove, fireplace and hot water is operated on propane gas. Water is gravity feed so there is no need of a water pump. We even have a back up water source that supplies 500 gallons of water to the cottage in the event of an emergency. Previous guests have appreciated the experience and often recreate this system in their own homes. Extended stays may have to run the generator to power the system's batteries if there is no sun. The generator is very quiet and turns on with a key. Otherwise the system is efficient enough to just run on solar energy.

If for any reason you need assistance our grounds man, housekeeper and property manager are available to serve you. They are the friendliest people and live close to the hale. As you read the guests comments you will see how fortunate we are to have them and be able to provide this sanctuary for everyone to enjoy. Since it is their work, they take pride in creating the most enchanting playground for nature lovers. There are three acres of mowed lawn with an abundance of flora and tropical fruits that our guests have the opportunity to enjoy. Picking fresh fruit from the trees is one of the favorite things to do as well as just hanging out at the hale. There is so much to explore right in your back yard that many of our guests never leave the grounds.

~ Look for our links below to our Website with more photos and information about the area and our Big Island Cottage. We've uploaded a YouTube Video that will show you some of the beautiful flora on the property. Read Guest comment to see if this is the place you have been searching for. You will not be disappointed!

Hilo Airport (ito) is the closest airport to the cottage which is an hours drive. Kona (koa) is more than two hours away, but most of our guests arrive in Kona and enjoy the beautiful drive to the hale. We recommend that you arrive before dark, but if that is not possible our directions are very thorough since many of our guests arrive late. It is all part of the adventure and we haven't lost anyone yet! Directions to the cottage and check in information will be available once you have confirmed your reservation. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to call us in Bend Oregon pacific time from 10 to 10. We love to talk about Hawaii!!

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Member since: 2001

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Beautiful grounds for your children to explore and be in nature. 3 acres of mowed lawn to run and play. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, as a courtesy to our neighbors we can not allow pets. ...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking is not allowed in the cottage. There is a covered lanai outside of the cottage....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Fully tiled shower and tub inside the cottage Many of our guests prefer to use the Hot water rain shower outside the cottage! Great after a day at the beach to rinse off snorkel gear and swimsuits. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • ~ Snorkel gear provided ~ Pick fresh fruit from the trees when ripe Bananas, pineapple, quava, cherimoya, fajoya, lilikoi, lemons, limes, kefir limes, oranges, grapefruits, jackfruit, chayote, coffee, cinnamon orchard and allspice ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blue Ray with movies provided for our guests ...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games, Ortheo, checkers, cards, Boogle ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Hawaiian music, relaxation and more to choose from at the cottage...moreless

  • Stereo:

    IPOD dock system or CD's ...moreless

  • Television:

    New flat screen with Smart technology. Bring cable if you want to hook up your computer. ...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Several DVD's are available at the cottage...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Volcanoes National Park, Black sand and Green Sand Beach, Punaluu, Coffee Mill ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Expansive Wood Valley views, 2500 elevation mountain climates low humidity and cool nights 70 to 85 degrees. Close to beaches. Fewer bugs, rodents and coqui frogs than most areas on the east side. ...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    15 minutes drive to Punalu'u Turtle Black Sand Beach. Great location to explore the south east and south west side of the Big Island. Least populated area of the island. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Macadamia nut, coffee, tea and ranch farm land. Kau Coffee is an international winner. Kau Coffee mill roasting and gift shop on Wood Valley Road. Festival and events in Pahala historic sugar town. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Grocery, Gas, library, bank and Coffee mill located near the town of Pahala 5 minutes from the cottage. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining table inside the cottage and also on the covered lanai (porch) ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Propane Fireplace with thermostat. Great for cooler nights and mornings! ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane Fireplace ...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed wireless internet. Works great for Skype users. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Quality linens and bedding, bath towels, beach towels, floor mat, extra bedding ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Pocket doors separate the living area from the bedroom. ...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Free long distance calling at the cottage. Limited Cell service available. Verizon cell phones are the most likely to get a signal at the cottage. ...moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free wireless internet...moreless

  • Wood Stove


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip and French Press ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need from cutlery, pans, dishes and utensils... just bring the food! ...moreless

  • Freezer:

    Electric freezer included with refrigerator ...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with microwave, blender, coffee maker, grinder, gas stove, gas refrigerator, rice cooker, utensils and dishes. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:



  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Women's and Men's bicycles ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered deck with table and chairs... best view to drink your morning coffee! ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Sea Mountain and Volcano Golf close by ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak rentals available in Hilo and south Kona ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane Webber grill ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Sea Mountain has tennis courts ...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Snorkel gear provided for our guests...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Town of Pahala has a community pool 5 miles away...moreless

  • Heated Pool


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Standard pricing
1 night min stay
$870 $2,500

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • exit cleaning fee $60
  • Tax Rate 13.42%


Book 6 nights/ 7th night free. 3 night min. stay unless there is an opening between check ins or booking 30 days prior. Ask about Extended stay discounts. No security deposit or damage insurance required by our guests. We strongly advise purchasing Trip Cancellation Insurance. $20.00 additional housekeeping fee for stays over 14 nights.

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  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

    "Witness an active volcano, hike the barren lava floor of the caldera, meander through the tr..."

  • Punaluu Black Sand Beach Park

    "Punalu'u Black sand turtle beach is 15 minutes from Hale Aloha Aina. Green Sea Hawk turtles ..."

  • Volcano Winery

    "It is always a treat to find a local winery... especially on a tropical island! "

  • Volcano Golf and Country Club Restaurant -- CLOSED

    "Swing a club at one of the finest golf courses on the east side on the Big Island of Hawaii. "

  • Papakolea Green Sand Beach

    "Hike 3 miles or drive a 4 wheel to this spectacular Green Sands Beach near south point on th..."

  • South Point

    "The views are expansive as you reach the most southern point of the United States. This loca..."

  • Wood Valley Temple Retreat & Guest House

  • Kapoho Tide Pools

    "This is a favorite for snorkelers! Warm brackish water heated from the volcano and deep fish..."

  • Akaka Falls State Park

  • Worlds Botanical Garden

    "This is an incredible garden path to the sea with exotic tropical floral specimens that will..."

  • Adventure X Ocean Whale Watching Tours

    "Be in Awe of these magnificent creatures of the sea! Early spring is the best time to witnes..."

  • Hilo Farmers Market

    "Best place to gather your veggies and fruits and gifts to bring back to the mainland. I reco..."

  • Volcano Art Center Gallery

    "Some of the world finest art can be found by local and regional artist from around the world. "

  • Punaluu Bake Shop and Visitor Center

    "Best stop for lunch while staying at Hale Aloha Aina. 20 minutes away. Beautiful setting in ..."

  • Hale Aloha Aina

    "Our guests have agreed that Hale Aloha Aina is one of the most relaxing, rejuvenating and re..."

  • Cafe Ohia

    "Great Sandwiches and Pastry desserts!!! Homemade breads and fresh flavors. Also serves a few..."

  • Kilauea Lodge & Restaurant

    "One of the finest restaurants in Hawaii with an eclectic menu located in the town of Volcano..."

  • Kula Kai Caverns

  • Hana Hou Restaurant

  • Hana Hou Cafe & Restaurant

  • Volcano's Lava Rock Cafe

  • Volcano's Lava Rock Cafe

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo Airport (ITO)
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Volcano Town, Naalehu
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Punalu'u Turtle Black Sand Beach

Car: Necessary

20 minutes from Volcanoes National Park

15 minutes from Punalu'u Turtle Black Sand Beach

30 minutes from South Point trail head to Green Sand Beach

60 minutes to Hilo Airport

90 minutes to East Kapoho, active lava viewing

90 minutes to South Kona Beaches


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Tom and Missy purchased Hale Aloha Aina in 2001 and have rented the cottage full time since 2002. We have maintained an outstanding reputation for providing the highest standard in service, accommodations and amenities for a very affordable rate. Our housekeeper and groundsman take extra pride in their work because they know how special this place really us, our guests and for themselves. It is truly 'heaven on earth'! We are grateful for the aina (land) and the love it nurtures in all of us! Missy works personally with each guest to help them plan their dream vacation. Having been raised on the Big Island, she can offer experience and knowledge from a local’s perspective as well. She worked as a hygienist for 20 years and now has a small business as a metalsmith and jewelry designer. You can find her work under the name of Silver Falls Jewelry. Tom is a retired engineer of 30 years at Hewlett Packard. Currently he has a small archery business called Central Oregon Archery. He loves to teach Archery and volunteers most of his time to the communities youth. In 2012 our son and grandchildren moved to Central Oregon after living abroad in the military for the past ten years. Having missed them so much... we have decided to stick around for while!

Why the Owner Chose Pāhala, HI, USA:
This is where we want to spend the rest of our lives! Besides the breathtaking beauty of having your own garden of Eden...Having pure spring water on tap and rich volcanic soil at your feet is a rare commodity when you 'LIVE' on the BIG Island. Missy was raised on the Big Island and knows the struggle with having to deal with water catchment and cleared land without any soil. The climate at 2500 elevation is very comfortable for us having lived in the NW. It's not too Hot and it's not too cold... it's just RIGHT!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
THERE ARE NO OTHER HOMES ON THIS PROPERTY WHICH GIVES YOU THE ULTIMATE IN PRIVACY FOR THOSE SEEKING AN INTIMATE SETTING TO REJUVENATE, REKINDLE, AND RELAX! This vacation rental home features solar and propane appliances with a fully equipped kitchen, washer & dryer, wireless internet and all the conveniences of a modern home. Some may say... 'Why rent a solar home when you can have electricity?' We say... 'Well why NOT!' It gives you a chance to see how easy it is to live 'Green' and self sufficient. Living off the grid doesn't have to be 'roughing it!' What makes Hale Aloha Aina special...: If you have read our guest comments, you will already know that Hale Aloha Aina has captured the hearts and minds of travelers from all over the world. We have been offering this sanctuary to visitors since 2001 and our occupancy rate has been at least 85% which is astounding. There are several reasons for our success, but most importantly, we do our best to make sure that our home is what our guests are seeking. Our personal website is very informative and our blog gives additional information in planning their trip.

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/28/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Watch the sunrise from the cover lanai ... heaven on earth!

    Watch the sunrise from the cover lanai ... heaven on earth!

  • Gardeners paradise with tropical flowers and fruit trees to pick from

    Gardeners paradise with tropical flowers and fruit trees to pick from

  • Beautifully decorated with teak furniture through out. Seating for four indoors.

    Beautifully decorated with teak furniture through out. Seating for four indoors.

  • Fully equipped kitchen with all the amenities to cook up a fabulous meal.

    Fully equipped kitchen with all the amenities to cook up a fabulous meal.

  • Watch the sunrise and listen to all the song birds from the lanai

    Watch the sunrise and listen to all the song birds from the lanai

  • Private outdoor shower with hot water. Great after swimming at the beach

    Private outdoor shower with hot water. Great after swimming at the beach

  • Hammock for two under the guava and avocado trees.

    Hammock for two under the guava and avocado trees.

  • Cozy spots to throw a blanket and have a picnic right In your back yard

    Cozy spots to throw a blanket and have a picnic right In your back yard

  • Incredible golden sunrises to wake up to

    Incredible golden sunrises to wake up to

  • Bananas, pineapples, lemons, jackfruit, guavas, oranges, grapefruit & lots more!

    Bananas, pineapples, lemons, jackfruit, guavas, oranges, grapefruit & lots more!

  • Eco friendly solar and propane appliances. Spring water on tap.

    Eco friendly solar and propane appliances. Spring water on tap.

  • Open and airy bedroom with valley views and a comfortable queen bed

    Open and airy bedroom with valley views and a comfortable queen bed

  • Single futon in living area for an extra guest of child. Private from bedroom.

    Single futon in living area for an extra guest of child. Private from bedroom.

  • Outdoor dining on the lanai and gas grill for cooking

    Outdoor dining on the lanai and gas grill for cooking

  • Tiled soak tub and shower indoors

    Tiled soak tub and shower indoors

  • Our guests really enjoy taking a shower outdoors!

    Our guests really enjoy taking a shower outdoors!

  • Very private with 8 acres to call your own but open and inviting.

    Very private with 8 acres to call your own but open and inviting.

  • The view from the other homes in sight.

    The view from the other homes in sight.

  • Charming hale nestled amongst beautiful tropical flora.

    Charming hale nestled amongst beautiful tropical flora.

  • ...Heaven on Earth

    ...Heaven on Earth

  • Punalulu Black Sand turtle beach 15 min drive from hale

    Punalulu Black Sand turtle beach 15 min drive from hale

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This listing was first published here in 2001.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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