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Recent Laupahoehoe reviews

  • Beautiful Sunrises

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our four night stay in this spacious, nicely decorated home with its wonderful ocean view. The location north of Hilo provides a quiet, peaceful get-away but is convenient to attractions such as Akaka Falls, Waipi'o valley, Pahoa and Kilauea Volcano Park. The three of us were very comfortable. We enjoyed the tropical garden and especially the beautiful sunrises each morning. Hale Hamakua is a very good value for the price. One tip: I would suggest stocking up on groceries in Hilo before you arrive."
    Guest: Gary F. Date of Stay: December 2015 Review Submitted: January 9, 2016
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  • Being in the rainforest made it lush and green.

    "The house was supplied with everything we needed. It was so nice to come home to every night and sit on the lanai and watch the stars. Located 3 miles up the hill from the highway it was so peaceful and serene. We were able to visit nearby waterfalls and zip line just miles away. I highly recommend this home"
    Guest: Marykate B. Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: March 31, 2016
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  • a wonderful nine days with perfect weather.

    "I have known Don and Susan since before they bought this property 40 years ago and have spent time on this incredibly beautiful land over the last 4 decades. Don and Sue are two wonderful and positive people. Their bright energy permeates the Lodge the same way the sun comes through the solid bank of windows in the large main room, instantly warming the entire house. I was fortunate enough to spend nine days in the Lodge this month (Jan 2016); my second stay. The experience just gets better every time I go. The first nights were moonless. I had forgotten how full of stars the night sky is. The green pastures and the surreal color of the ocean under the cloud elicited this: The sun, rich and warm above the green volcanic ridge, filters through the steam rising from my tea cup in the next room. Sing a song to Hamakua. 2,400 green feet above the expansive vinyl blue, to the sharp edge of the world, flat beneath the day's gathering clouds, rising white on azure. Ginger, the first perimeter, shakes hands with the sea. Little grass shacks and hula skirts, on the other side. What, here? Ohia de kine, brah, forest full. Every shade of green waving in its own vault of deep blue. Don and Sue's first home on the property was on the site of the current Lodge, so it really brings back memories for me. It could not be more beautiful, nor could Don and Susan's hospitality be more welcoming. The Lodge is clean, well appointed and spacious. My luck at having their friendship for my adult life is sublime. I hope you are lucky enough to stay here and to meet them."
    Guest: Steve Date of Stay: January 2016 Review Submitted: January 25, 2016
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  • Beautiful and peaceful place to stay.

    "We stayed for nine nights. The house was perfect for our needs. The bugs are really crazy in the evenings and seem to find ways inside the house. We would just watch a movie in the evening with the lights out and that seemed to solve the bug problem. There is no air conditioning in the house but it really doesn't need one. A few evenings it was a little warm but nothing unbearable. You just want to make sure you have some loose comfy clothes to lounge around the house in. The washer and dryer were a huge blessing on such a long trip. The kitchen has everything you need. If you plan on using the grill make sure you use bug spray. The only time we had problems with bugs outside was when we grilled out. We would definitely stay again."
    Guest: Sarah P. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: July 8, 2016
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