Luxurious Family Resort: 2BR+Office, 2 bath, outdoor garden, large covered patio
Aki and Laura Lintunen
- English, Finnish
About Aki and Laura Lintunen
We fell in love with the Big Island in 2000 and built Hale E Komo Mai in 2011. Now we are building new memories with our family, friends, and especially our grandchildren. We look forward to coming back to Hawaii each year while continuing to explore this vast and beautifully diverse island.
Aki and Laura Lintunen purchased this Estate in 2011
Why Aki and Laura Lintunen chose Keaau
We are excited to share our 'impractical dream' with you, with a relaxing home to return to after a full day of activities and exploring. You will be surrounded by lush, tropical vegetation and a peaceful neighborhood. We looked at many areas on the Big Island and chose Hawaiian Paradise Park for its acreage that provides quiet and privacy, while still being central to the ocean, trails, parks, restaurants and nearby shopping.
What makes this Estate unique
A unique and modern home designed with covered walkways that connect all areas. Impressive lava rock columns, circular planter with seating, and an outstanding outdoor shower were all hand shaped by a local craftsman. The home maximizes light and captures the trade winds and breezes, with sweet scents drifting indoors from the professionally landscaped gardens. The home is large, yet very comfortable for a couple or a large family. The grassed yard is great for the kids to play, to have a game of bocce ball or croquet, or to just relax on the lounge chairs while enjoying all the tropical trees, fruit trees and scented plants and flowers.
On outdoor concrete lanais only
Cats and small dogs considered. Please ask owner.
Pack & play, high chair & booster seat available.
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
Exceeded our expectations!
This was kind of a working vacation for us as our impetuous for our visit to Hawaii was to help out a lava victim that had moved to the neighborhood.
Coming to this home after a hard day of painting was such a joy...
All of the rooms are large and comfortably furnished. I have to admit, though, that we spent a large amount of our free time out on the massive lanai! The gardens are immaculate and we were there when the orange gardenias were in full bloom so the air was heady with their sweet aroma. Coming from the mainland, I had never tasted a tree ripened star fruit and changed my opinion of them completely after tasting on from the garden. We dded several types of citrus to our smoothies every morning from the trees out back...yum!
We had no problems finding everything needed to cook our meals in the well stocked kitchen. The beds were pretty good and there are extra fans in addition to the overhead fans to keep you cool. (We happened to be there when it was warmer and more humid than usual.). I only wished that I had contacted the owners to find out how to open the high up clerestory windows!
This development can have a wide variety of home buildings...this particular neighborhood is quite nice and very quiet..
Although we were not here as tourists, we did have time to see a few sights and found the location to be nicely centered for the Hilo side of the Island attractions.
I would not hesitate to recommend a stay here...it will not disappoint!.
We enjoyed our stay at this property. Clean , quite and well maintained. It had all the little necessities to make the stay more enjoyable.
We really enjoyed our stay! We have stayed in ohana in the past & really enjoyed it. So wanted to try out the main house with a couple friends. Home is very comfortable. Luxury sheets made me feel like I was sleeping at a luxury hotel.
Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us!
Look forward to staying again soon!
Very Modern and Clean
This place was great! The kitchen was well stocked with pans, great stove, fridge, etc - just great - bathrooms also very good, clean and well functionting, bedrooms just lovely, and lots of room in the living room for hanging out, etc. I wish I could live here all year. Most excellent home!
Large Comfortable Home on a Huge Lot in a Suburb of Hilo
We really enjoyed our stay at this lovely spacious home in a Hilo suburb. It is about 30 minutes outside central Hilo, so this house is not for people who want to be close to shops and restaurants. There are many major chain stores within a half hour drive and some smaller local stores 15-20 min away. If you stock up on groceries and enjoy cooking, this is the rental for you. They had more spices than we have at home and every cooking utensil you could ask for. We bought steaks and boneless chicken breasts and grilled on the BBQ outside and it was divine. This home is also closer to Volcano National Park than anywhere in Hilo, so if you plan to go there, this home will be convenient. Its also really close to the area where the lava flows into the ocean if you are interested in that hike. We explored Hilo, Volcano National Park, Waimea, Mauna Kea, and Waipio Valley during our stay, so we were pretty active. The house itself is very spacious and could easily hold 6 people. The yard is huge--my son played soccer with my husband and the kids played with a frisbee. At night, the only thing I didn't like was the wildlife noise. Frogs, crickets, and birds made quite a ruckus. But nothing that my earplugs wouldn't block out. There were coolers available for day trips, a fridge stocked with condiments, a large washer dryer, lots of towels, and fans in every room which were needed since there's no AC. Overall we really enjoyed our stay. Thanks so much!
Beautiful and comfortable and spacious with smiling, helpful staff. A perfect place for our family 100th birthday gathering of 10. The open floor plan, the big lanai, and spacious grounds accommodated both a wheelchair and a walker. The amply furnished kitchen and many places to sit and gather made for a congenial afternoon. The birthday was the reason for the trip to Hawaii and the house helped to make it an unforgettable success.
We slept 7 adults there and the almost perfect part comes from one bed (there are 4 more that are very nice) that is an airbed that loses air during the night so we used the couch instead. The neighbor and caretaker was instantly there to troubleshoot and he - and even his wife - went beyond expectation to make us happy. I recommend this property most enthusiastically as long as you don't need or don''t mind the soft to softer sleeping surface of the airbed. The rest of the house is furnished amply and comfortably and stylishly, and even the lanai is big enough and had enough furniture to seat all 10 of us without crowding. But for that little problem of the bed, this well designed modern house and beautiful grounds served our needs most perfectly. I've already recommended it to friends.
This recently finished modern and luxurious home is located in Hawaiian Paradise Park, which is a quiet, agriculturally zoned subdivision with over 100 miles of private road. The main roads are fully paved with most side roads comprised of compacted cinder, ideal for walking, running or cycling. There is about 4 miles of oceanfront with fantastic hiking on the trail abutting the ocean cliffs. Nearby towns of Pahoa (laid back) and Keaau (toward Hilo) offer many shopping amenities within a short drive; historical Hilo town and many restaurant options are only 12 miles away. A quiet country retreat yet close to amenities and conveniences. Explore the newly created Black Sand Beach, Lava Tree State Park, and the scenic red road drive to the Kalapana lava area. Or, take the jaw-dropping Hamakua coastal drive, on the way to 'Kona side.'