Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Elegant 1937 Home Steps Away from Black Sand Beaches

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 241 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Hale Keaukaha is a majestic and elegant 1937 home perfectly situated across from Hilo’s Richardson’s Beach Park, a gorgeous black sand beach ideal for snorkeling, surfing, swimming, kayaking and sunbathing. Minutes from downtown Hilo, and the airport, the location is convenient and picturesque. Your stay at Hale Keaukaha will be an authentic and luxurious Hawaiian experience.

Perfect for couples - ask for REDUCED RATE for two people.

About Hale Keaukaha

A one-of-a-kind kamaaina home in Hilo. Styled for Hawaii, with a roof design of Hawaiian architecture called a Dickey roof that has a Polynesian style inspired by Kamehameha V's beach house in Waikiki. The floors in the main house are ohia wood, unique to Hawaii.

In the neighborhood called Keaukaha, about which songs are written and hula performed. The coastline is a string of beach parks, some with black sand and many with water access. This is a local playground. The water near the shore is clear with excellent snorkeling. Sea turtles come in to rest on the rocks across the street from the house.

The front bedroom looks down the driveway at the ocean, as does the shower in the attached bath. The luxurious queen bedroom is spacious with fine linens, robes and a ceiling fan.

The master bedroom is quite large. In the back of the house looking at the lava rock seating in the back yard. The elegant king bed has fine linens and the room has a ceiling fan and walk in closet. The attached bath has been kept in the charming 1930's style with updated fixtures and amenities.

The bedroom linens are often organic, or Italian poplin sheets.

The kitchen is fully stocked with espresso/coffee maker, rice cooker, microwave, toaster oven, waffle maker, blender, good knives, wine glasses, and all kitchen utensils.

The house water is all filtered, with the kitchen having an additional filter.

Weber bbq grill is outside the kitchen.

The house has a separate ohana (attached loft apartment) complete with a bedroom, half-kitchen, walk in shower and bathroom, living and dining area with the loft bedroom. (Note that this is not suitable for children.) The kitchen cabinets are koa wood, a prized Hawaii wood. The loft bedroom is paneled in lauhala, a local weave from the hala tree. The ohana has a kitchen with good espresso maker, microwave, toaster oven, blender. The ohana living room faces the green back yard and tree ferns and has a private entrance.The comfortable queen bed is in the spacious loft with skylight.

Both the ohana and the main house have 50" smart televisions, DVD players, wireless internet access. The main house has a telephone with free mainland calling.

The home features local art from Avi Kiriaty, Peggy Hopper, Roger Whitlock, Jack Lord, and other local artists.

20' ceiling in main room. Dining table, comfortable seating in living room to relax or to look out at the water; second lounging area in family room with tv, breakfast table.

Cleaning supplies are, wherever possible, organic, green, and scent free.

Hilo does have coqui frogs that chirp in the evening and an occasional rooster. We provide ear plugs for light sleepers.

House Rules

Hale Keaukaha is situated along a residential street with neighbors. We appreciate your cooperation to keep noise to a respectful level.

No smoking on property.

No parties at all, including dinner parties or off-property guests for bbqs or other casual get-togethers, or any guests not listed on the rental agreement without the prior consent of the property owners and manager.

No pets allowed.

Please let us know right away if anything gets damaged or needs fixing.

The home is appointed with books, decor and amenities to use during your stay. Please do not remove anything from the home and care for the things as your own.

Cancellations within two weeks of making the reservation that are more than 30 days before the arrival date will be charged 10%. Cancellations made more than two weeks after the booking that are more than 30 days before the arrival date will be charged 20%. Cancellations within 30 days of the arrival date will be charged 50%, and cancellations between 1 - 7 days before the arrival date will be charged 60%.

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we truly hope you enjoy your stay.

Hawaii Tax ID No. W01445814-01

More Details

Property Manager
Maiva Blaisdell
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Hilo, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 241 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest bathroom - toilet , shower
    Ohana bahtroom - toilet , shower
  • The master bathroom has two entry doors, one from the hallway and one from the bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Guest bedroom - 1 queen
    Ohana room - 1 queen , Loft bedroom in ohana accessed by stairway
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Perfect for couples also. Breakfast table and lounge chairs can be brought out to front lawn.

Location

Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Naniloa Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Seaside Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Richardson's Beach Park
Car: recommended

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Hilo, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$382
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$63 per night, per additional guest
 
November 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$376
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$63 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Season 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Jan 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$438
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$63 per night, per additional guest
 
Standard rate 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Mar 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$394
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$63 per night, per additional guest
 
Merrie Monarch 2018
Mar 31 2018 - Apr 7 2018
5 night minimum stay
C$501
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$75 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$332
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$63 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$281.68 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$625.95
Tax Rate 13.42%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Contact Manager
Available
Unavailable