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Recent Papaaloa reviews

  • 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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  • Loved the place!

    "Really liked the raised wooden house. Very comfortable. There were 3 adults and 2 babes under 2yo staying there. One went in the cot provided and the other on a lilo. Lovely big house. TV worked well, wifi was excellent. Kitchen big and had everything we needed. Saw cows, pigs, green lizards, a few frogs (heard the frogs all at night too) and even saw a mongoose crossing the road on our evening walk, as we headed towards the lovely botanic gardens down the coast. They are really worth a visit. Even toys there for the kids. We put the fuze ball balls in the nearby cupboard to stop little fingers getting them. Just remembered - probably still there!!! Sorry Lyndie. Everyone - you must put on insect spray if you sit outside, little midges bite you otherwise!. Totally recommend the house to all."
    Guest: Stella I. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 23, 2016
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  • All that we could have hoped for

    "My husband, daughter and I had the pleasure of staying for a week at Keolamauloa and we are still going through withdrawals, a week now after returning home to Houston. Kaye, Sally and Keith were gracious hosts, extremely attentive when needed, yet low-key. The apartment was exactly as described and the grounds even more beautiful than portrayed in the pictures. The property is situated a few miles off the highway, which afforded great elevated views and cooler temps. We were so happy with our experience and would heartily recommend the property for anyone wanting to experience a countryside stay on the beautiful and peaceful Hamakua Coast."
    Guest: Cecelia H. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 31, 2016
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  • A++++ Awesome place! Awesome host!

    "David and Sophie were exceptional! They invited us to join them for Thanksgiving dinner and treated us like family from the moment we arrived. Whenever we had any questions, they were always prompt to reply, and more than willing to help. If you plan on staying on the Hamakua coast, we recommend you stay at David and Sophies!"
    Guest: Eric F. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: November 30, 2016
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