Paradise On a Budget!

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Front of Honu Hale 3
Jim & Kepi
walkway on property
Property grounds

Overview of Paradise On a Budget!


Paradise On a Budget!

4.7 out of 5 Exceptional
4.7/5 Exceptional
2 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 5

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill
Keaau, HI

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHiʻiaka's Healing Hawaiian Herb Garden12 min drive
  • Popular LocationKilauea Caverns of Fire14 min drive
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Hawaii at Hilo19 min drive
  • AirportHilo, HI (ITO-Hilo Intl.)22 min drive

Rooms & beds

2 bedrooms (sleeps 5)

Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2

1 bathroom

Bathroom 1


Deck or patio
Dining Area

About this property

Paradise On a Budget!

Our beautiful one-acre lush tropical paradise is located south of Hilo and near Kea'au and Pahoa Villages.
SORRY THIS UNIT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 12. It is upstairs and there is an apt. downstairs sonoise is a factor.
The two-bedroom upstairs apartment looks 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.
Automatic quotes for 2 bedroom are for 1-2 guests/ additional guest $10 pr ngt pr guest
The 2 bedroom upstairs apartment has 1 queen in one bedroom and a queen in the other bedroom.

Additional bedroom and bathroom $60 extra pr. ngt.

We also have a budget friendly 1 Bedroom /

1 bd. apt may be available quotes are for 1-2 guests
Our Rain Forest Apt/ 1 bd . has 1 queen bed in bedroom. .Additional double futon in living room Vrbo#954567

Our Lava /1bd apt. has 1 queen bed in bedroom. Vrbo#954412
We also have a studio apt. available. $50 pr. Ngt.

Sorry no animals! Not suitable for children
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
*12 minutes from Pahoa Village
*Botanical Gardens
*Free Zoo in a Rain Forest
*amazing Star Gazing at Mauna Kea
*Volcano Winery
*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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Health & Safety Standards (Hawai'i - USA)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.


Free WiFi
Outdoor space
Barbecue grill

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House Rules

Check in after 3:00 PM
Minimum age to rent: 18
Check out before 11:00 AM


Adults only
Be careful on stairs and near pond area


No events allowed


No pets allowed


Smoking is not permitted

Damage and incidentals

You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a deadbolt lock
Property Registration Number TA-053-388-2880-01,+GE-053-388-2880-01

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

About this area


Located in Keaau, this apartment is in the city center and by the sea. University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center and University Theater are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Lyman Museum and Palace Theater. Hobby Garden Hawaii and Hiʻiaka's Healing Hawaiian Herb Garden are also worth visiting. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Hiʻiaka's Healing Hawaiian Herb Garden - 12 min drive
  • Kilauea Caverns of Fire - 14 min drive
  • Hobby Garden Hawaii - 16 min drive
  • Hilo Shopping Center - 19 min drive
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Hilo Intl. Airport (ITO) - 22 min drive


  • McDonald's - 8 min drive
  • Kaleo's Bar and Grill - 6 min drive
  • Kurtistown Cafe - 12 min drive
  • Hilo Coffee Mill - 16 min drive
  • Subway - 8 min drive




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5/5 Excellent

Shauna S.

Liked: Cleanliness
Great location, hosts were very accommodating and welcoming. Beautiful property. Will request to stay again when in area.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2023