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Beautiful Surroundings- Private Lanai- Near Ocean

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Enjoy Staying In A Lovely Apartment With Lanai And Private Drive On Beautiful Grounds. Sunny Open Areas with Tropical Flowers & Fruit Trees Surrounded by Native Ohias Providing unique Nature Setting & Privacy. One Mile From Ocean Clift-side Trails. 25 Minutes From Hilo airport, 35 minutes from Volcano Park, 25 minutes from Kapoho snorkeling tide pools and warm pond.

Jade Ohana Is Perfect For The Nature And Bird Lover. It Is Named For The Beautiful Turquoise Jade Vines Hanging In The Ohia Trees All Around The Property. The Ohia Tree Is Native To Hawaiian And It's Red Lehua Blossoms Are Celebrated In Many Chants And Songs. Also on the one acre are Coconut, Banana, Jackfruit, Breadfruit, Hibiscus, Ti, Bromeliads, Avocado, Orange, Tangerine, Guava, Passion Fruit, Lipstick Tree & Kukui. Fragrant flowers- Puakinikini, Plumeria, Jasmine and Gardenia.

This Area Is Unique In All Hawaii For It's Climate, Trade Winds And The Proper Balance Of Temperature, Sun And Rain. Like Camelot It Usually "rains At Night And Shines In The Day."

Jade Ohana Is Located In Hawaiian Paradise Park, A Semi-rural/agricultural-residential Development, And Midway Between Hilo And Kapoho's Great Snorkeling And Unique Ocean Warm Ponds.

Jade Ohana Is One Bedroom, One Bath, Apartment With A Private Entrance And Parking And Is In A Two Story Home. There Is A Lovely Patio With Views Of The Garden And Ohia Woodland. The Floors Are Lauhala Mats, (traditionally Used By Polynesian Cultures,) Bamboo, And Tile. The Bedroom, Light And Airy, Has Windows On Two Side With Views To The Gardens. The Bathroom Has Tub/shower, Bathroom Towels, And Beach Towels And Beach Mats. Wi-fi, Satellite Tv, Dvd Player, Cd Player, Hawaiian Music And Books Are Provided. Also Complimentary Coffee And Fresh Local Grown Fruit Are For Guests When They Arrive. The Kitchen Is Equipped With A Full Refrigerator, Microwave, 2 Burner Electric Stove, Toaster Oven, Coffee Pot, Blender, Dishes, And Glasses, Etc. (also Salt And Sugar.)

. On Sundays The Unique Maku'u Farmer's Market, A Few Miles From Us, Has Lots Of Fresh Local Grown Produce, Flowers, Food Vendors, Exotic Clothes, Unique Local Crafted Jewelry And Musicians Providing Music While You Sit At Long Tables Having Breakfast Or Lunch. The Quaint "old Time" Village Of Pahoa Has Lots Of Great Little Restaurants, Thai, Mexican, Italian, And Also Kaleo's -a Charming Gourmet Bistro Featuring Live Music. Check Out The New Tin Shack Bakery In Pahoa. There Are Also Health Food Stores In Pahoa, And Hilo Which Serve Delicious Food Buffet Style. Highway 132 Takes You To 'the Red Road' Where You Will Find A "warm Pond" Heated By Volcanic Waters, Great Snorkeling At Waiopae Tidepools, Kalani Oceanside Retreat (beautiful Grounds And Excellent Food, Dance, Yoga, Massage, Etc. Offerings) And The Unique Red Road Drive Through Magnificent Trees And Jungle Right Beside The Ocean. In Hilo You Can Visit The Beautiful Liliuokalani Park, Coconut Island, Black Sand Beaches, Snorkeling, Museums, Art Galleries, The Palace Theatre, And Lots Of Good Restaurants. Farmers Markets Are Very Popular Here And Can Be Found In Hilo, Keaau And Pahoa. In Hilo, The Major Farmer’s Market Days Are On Saturdays And Wednesdays. The Volcano National Park Is Always A "must Visit" And It Is A 40 Minute Drive. North Of Hilo Is The Hamakua Coast, With Waterfalls, Scenic Drives, And A Beautiful Botanical Garden. There Is So Much To Explore And We Are Happy To Help You Plan Your Journeys. This Is A Non-smoking Facility, However You May Smoke In The Patio Or Yard. Note: Hawaii State Transient Tax Of 13.25% Of Total Has Been Included In Reservation Price. If needed a separate twin size bed or baby crib can be provided.

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Mary Marvin Porter
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
26 February, 2017

About Mary Marvin Porter

For recreation- I enjoy snorkeling, hiking, camping, yoga and hula dancing. I am also a community activist, planetary citizen, nature lover-conservationist, and practicing some permaculture on my land. Island Eyes Video is my special events video production business. I enjoy getting acquainted with my guests and helping them learn of the many beautiful places and special happenings of our island community.

I attended Ohio Wesleyan University two years and then returned to my home state and graduated from University of Kentucky.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment on Hawaiian Paradise Park on Hawaii County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • limited accessibility


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Surroundings- Private Lanai- Near Ocean
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Rainforest Retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to enjoy the other side of the Big Island! Mary was a wonderful host, offering lots of great suggestions for outings and snorkeling spots. The condo was comfortable and well kept and the frogs sung us to sleep each night. This hide away is definitely worth the drive to enjoy Hilo and the volcano!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warm host, beautiful gardens

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful spot this is! When we pulled up around 8 pm we were treated to the sounds of coqui frogs and other nocturnal callers. Mary greeted us warmly despite our late arrival and gave us a nice tour of her clean, comfortable suite. Our toddler loved picking (and eating) tangerines from her tree, and we enjoyed the peaceful, away-from-it-all surroundings. We would recommend Mary's place without hesitation to anyone who's looking for a base near Hilo to explore the east side of the island.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We really enjoyed our state.

  • 5 of 5

When we go to Hawaii, we want the real South Pacific, feeling and experience and we got it all.

The house was very much Hawaiian, beautiful backyard (huge backyard) where all you could hear is wild life and view beautiful Hawaiian vegetation, trees, flowers and fruit trees.

The host very helpful and accommodative with everything. Could not ask for better experience.

Elizabeth & Fabian

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Elizabeth & Fabian, Thank you for lovely review. I very much enjoyed your stay here and happy that you did also. Mahalo, Mary Marvin
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  • 4 of 5

The property was amazing. Set back off the road you could not see neighbors of traffic. Her yard is very well maintained. I was very comfortable and would stay with Mary again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location, accommodation & host!

  • 5 of 5

Greeted with a fresh fruit bowl overflowing with tropical treats, Mary Marvin is a wonderfully active, knowledgable and generously kind host. A spacious abode with a cute lanai, wifi and parking... Mary Marvin's home was exactly what I was looking for in a peaceful, reflective and convenient stay in Hawai'i. Thanks Mary Marvin!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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We Are Very Happy With Our Decision to Stay Here ~

  • 5 of 5

We are Big Island residents and needed a place to stay while work was being done on our home here in Puna. This place was a perfect fit for our needs. Mary, the owner / manager, made us feel welcome and comfortable. We had some special needs and Mary was very accommodating and gracious. The unit is clean, spacious and very workable. We felt safe and at home. The yard is beautiful and we appreciated the views, natural light and air flow. We will definitely tell visiting family and friends about this vacation rental option!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment on Hawaiian Paradise Park, USA

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £38.79
cleaning fee £46.55

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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