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Tropical Paradise On a Budget!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5) Automatic quotes are for 1-4 guests

The recent lava flow has not effected us we are 10 miles north of it.

Our beautiful one-acre lush tropical paradise is located south of Hilo and near Kea'au and Pahoa Villages.

Sorry, This apt not suitable for children under 12. Our downstairs is (Rain Forest apt) vrbo.com/954567

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 and twin in the other bedroom. The sofa could sleep a 6th person.

Additional guests are $10 pr ngt/pr guests extra or

Additional bedroom and bathroom $50 extra pr. ngt.

We also have a budget friendly 1 Bedroom /

Rainforest apt

1 bd. apt may be available quotes are for 1-2 guests

Our Lava /1bd apt. has 1 queen bed in bedroom. vrbo.com/954412

Our Rain Forest Apt/ 1 bd . has 1 queen bed in bedroom. .Additional double futon in living room vrbo.com/954567

We also have a studio apt. available. $50 pr. Ngt.

Sorry no animals!

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

*10 minutes from Pahoa Village.

*20 minutes from Ahalanui Beach Park (volcanic warmed mostly 95 degree seawater pond.

*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

More Details

Owner
Kepi Hains
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Kepi Hains

We are Jim & Kepi the hosts of Honu Hale 3. We have lived on the Big Island for 15 years and love to share the beauty and unique qualities of the island with guests.

Aloha is part of our business and talking story is our favorite pass time.

Hope to meet you soon.

Aloha

Jim & Kepi

1BD Apt.: Lava Apt./$65...........

1 bd Rain Forest Apt /$75t(1-2 guests)

STUDIO: $50 pr night (1-2 guests)

2 BD APT. Honu 3 :$110 pr night(1-4 guests)

2 night minimum/ Cleaning fee $30-$75/ Additional guests $10 extra pr ngt pr guest

Payment:Credit card (Master Card or Visa)or Cash (no Paypal)

Non-refundable Deposit secures lodging .(aprox.1/4 of rent) +Tax 14.42%.

Rental Balance due upon arrival/

Check in 2PM /check out 11AM (unless a prior arrangement is made)

Kepi Hains purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Kepi Hains chose Keaau

We traveled for several years and our most memorable moments were the people we met. So we chose the Big Island with it's great weather, beautiful surroundings and a chance to talk with our guests.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcano Observatory (Volcano Updates)

Isaac Hale Beach Park ( also known as Pohoiki)

Lava Tree State Park

Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens - the only zoo in the US located inside a rain forest

Wai’opae Tide Pools

 

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in the Keaau in the Puna District

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 12
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • shower, toilet and sink Towels, wash clothes, beach towels Shampoo, body wash, hair dryer, beach towels iron
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , memory foam matress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Convertible bed(s) in Honu 2 apt - blow up queen mattress or twin available upon request
  • An additional bedroom and bathroom may be added for an extra $50pr ngt.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Peaceful rural location, Tropical decor, Ceiling fans, Coffee maker, Blender, Toaster oven, rice cooker, Bottled drinking water, Coolers, Beach towels and some snorkeling equipment, Alarm Clocks Toilet paper, Paper towels, trash liners, Shampoo, Soap, Bug spray, coffee Lanai's: A cool and quiet lanai area, outside each apt with chairs a table, w/ Plenty of room for everyone to hang out up here. Golf: Hilo or Volcano are the closest courses. Surfing: You can rent kayaks or SUPs (stand-up paddleboards)and surf boards in Hilo, presumably to use in Hilo Bay. Some snorkling equipment available on site

Reviews

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Tropical Paradise On a Budget!
average rating of 4.77907 based on 86 reviews
5

Property in excellent condition, hosts very friendly, wonderful stay.

  • 5 of 5

Great place. The property was clean, and easy to find. Jim and Kepi were very nice and took time out of their day to converse with us and give us information about the area. Would book this place again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A magical shangri-la of a setting, nestled in a lush, tropical garden. Conveniently located.

  • 4 of 5

Our hosts, Kepi and Jim were delightful, friendly, helpful and laid-back. If you’re looking for something just off the beaten path, and a clean/comfortable home-away-from-home with a tropical decor - this eclectic but tasteful VRBO is a fun, good vibe getaway!

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Artistic little haven in paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this well-equipped apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place to stay. Comfy with plenty of space and all the conveniences of home.

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay, great location to visit the volcano, beaches and the observatory at Mauna Kea. Jim and Kepi were very welcoming and shared their local knowledge. Definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cute place in a tropical, rain forest-like setting!

  • 4 of 5

Jim and Kepi were very nice, and you can tell they try hard to provide all your needs in a fun setting with a genuine Hawaiian feel. They were just a phone call away and right there to take care of any needs. The upstairs beds were a little small for two people, and not super firm, if you like a firm mattress. We didn't mind the geckos at all, but if you do, just know they are inside. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha It was great meeting you folks. The beds seem to be a 3 bears story. The last people said the beds were to firm so we put soft pads on them. And I guess you must have a King size bed at home as the beds upstairs are queen. Sorry. And the geckos are part of living in Hawaii. They are cute but get into the smallest spaces, the Hawaiians say it's good luck to have them. Mahalo for staying at our place Kepi and JIm
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5

Well stocked and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This VRBO was well stocked and very comfortable. My parents stayed with Jim and Kepi while my husband and I stayed at a nearby VRBO. They enjoyed the unit and Jim and Kepi supplied everything they liked from delicious coffee to a well stocked kitchen to shampoo, conditioner and body wash. Jim and Kepi were very nice hosts and know how to run an excellent VRBO. The grounds were beautiful and it was very nice to be able to sit out on the Lanai and enjoy.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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Location

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
A must to see. Recommend going in the afternoon hiking and then stay till night, then go to...
Ahalanui Hot Pond
Hot pond near beside the ocean in Puna, bathtub temperature most of the time, beautiful and ...
Leleiwi Beach Park and Richardson Ocean Center
Richards great for snorkeling, family friendly with life guard bay with small black sand bea...
Akaka Falls State Park
Beautiful water falls and nice walk around grounds north of Hilo
Queen Lili'uokalani Gardens
Gorgeous formal Japanese gardens downtown Hilo. A must see.
Coconut Island Park
Beautiful island with perfect view of Mauna Kea and Hilo bay.Look for coconut trees with mea...
4 Mile
Also known as Carl Smith Beach Park. Magical place white sand and turtles often swim there.
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Most exotic tropical gardens worth the admission.
Hilo Farmers Market
Hilo Bay Cafe
Rainbow Falls
Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park
Ning's Thai Cuisine
Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
ITO Hilo
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Keaau
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Hilo
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hyw 130
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Keaau
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Reeds Bay (nearest ocean 3 miles)
Car: necessary

check out what's happening at volcano:

Activities nearby,The historic town of Hilo with it’s farmers market, Tsunami Museum, Rainbow Falls, Liliokalani Park (the largest formal Japanese garden outside of Japan), Reeds Bay, Coconut Island , downtown shopping and dining, Yoga Studios, Tennis Courts, Lomilomi massage, Gyms, Lyman Museum,Prince Kuhio Theatre and Palace Theate=(foreign films & artists' performances) and several black sand beaches. Experience Great surfing at Honoli'i Beach and see sea turtles at Richardson’s beach.

We have beautiful rainforest, botanical gardens and water falls.

Visit Panaewa Rainforest Zoo-- a free zoo , like a small botanical gardens and two baby Tigers

Go to Volcano National Park to see Kilauea Caldera-the world's most active volcano, Thurston Lava Tube and over 100 miles of hiking trails. Pahoa Village offers a wooden board walk, several quaint restaurants and a free Olympic sized infinity edge pool. Go East of Pahoa to tidal pools to snorkel in, warm up in the Warm Springs in Ahalanui Park and surf Issac Hale (Pohoiki)

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcano Observatory (Volcano Updates)

Isaac Hale Beach Park ( also known as Pohoiki)

Lava Tree State Park

Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens - the only zoo in the US located inside a rain forest

Wai’opae Tide Pools

 

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in the Keaau, Big Island Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£190
for 2 nights
From
£69
£484
£1,435
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee $60 minimum £45.29 + Tax

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Automatic quotes for 2 bd apt are for 1-2 guests additional guest $10 extra pr person pr night + tax.
additional bedroom and bath may be added for $50 pr ngt

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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