BREAK FREE FROM THE DOMINANT PARADIGM, AT LEAST FOR A WEEK!

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Studio, Studio + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Yes, the Big Island does have a north shore, SHHHHHH! This unique spot on Hawaii is unspoiled by excessive tourism, traffic, and VOG (volcanic pollution). Come have an island experience the way locals enjoy it! Gaze across the channel at the island of Maui as you breathe in the clean clear air courtesy of the trade winds. Feel the aloha spirit in the quaint small town of Hawi which borders the tropical and dry sides of the island. The north shore of Hawaii is for people who want to go beyond the high priced hotel experience and enjoy the islands the way they have been enjoyed for generations.

From Hawi you can go ten minutes west to dry heat and swimming, fifteen minutes east to lush tropical jungle and the wild Pololu Valley, twenty minutes south to the summit views from the cool Kohala Mountain top or you can walk into Hawi town and enjoy a cup of coffee with the locals then get a massage or shop for locally made treasures in our artist filled community. After a fresh fish dinner at one of the local restaurants you may even be lucky enough to catch some live music by one of the many famous musicians living in our town.

Enjoy the benefits of a kama'aina (local) host, and use our years of island experience to help you get the most from your island stay. Having an on site host opens a vast potential of possibilities that most people never get to experience while visiting Hawaii.

Travelers who come to North Kohala should know that they are forgoing the hot dry heat and touristy areas to be out in the country. Most of North Kohala is very jungle like and therefore includes all animals and critters found in such locations. If geckos, pigs, spiders, mosquitoes, wild turkeys and roosters trouble you, then North Kohala is not for you.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
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Our family has deep roots in the Hawaiian Islands. While we certainly do not consider ourselves native Hawaiian, we can however, trace or family back to the early 1900s in Hawaii. Jim's mother grew up in hawaii and spent years in the entertainment industry on Oahu, singing and dancing for the early visitors to the islands.

The aloha spirit is very alive in our family as well as the town of Hawi where we chose to settle down. We invite you to join us and experience the warm hawaiian sun and an even warmer aloha!

The Owner purchased this studio in 2006

It was amazing; we rounded the the tip of the island and went from rain-forest to desert. What had been a tropical deluge of over 3 inches per hour had given way to sunshine and an amazing rainbow. It was in the magic of that 5 minutes that we decided that the big island was the place we wanted to live. It was 3 months later when we became the owners our Hawi home.

The greatest benefit of choosing to stay with us is called aloha. What do you need; adventure ideas, a meal prepared, your shopping done prior to arrival, a ride somewhere, more privacy? You name it and we can get it done for you. It is our goal that you have a perfectly relaxed and enjoyable vacation and then come back to see us again next year!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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4.8
based on 41 traveler reviews

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Break Free from the Dominant Paradigm, at least for a Week!
average rating of 4.780488 based on 41 reviews
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Break Free from the Dominant Paradigm, at least for a Week!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p119829vb
+1 (808) 889-5715 (Hawaii, USA)
Hawi Kohala Coast
Seattle
5

Soooooooo AWESOME!

  • 5 of 5
Girls getaway!!!

My three friends and I stayed in Jim and Leah's studio cabin for 3 nights and we loved, loved, loved our stay. It was raining hard when we arrived and Jim immediately greeted us with umbrellas and offered to unload our luggage. Their studio was clean, the beds were comfortable, and the location is located in a quiet neighborhood. Everything you need for cooking a meal at home is there. Our favorite part is the outdoor shower!!

To quote Jim, "You have to have Aloha (kindness) to see Aloha." We felt Jim and Leah's aloha during our entire stay.

We would stay here again!

Lynda (from Seattle)

p.s.: Be sure to schedule your stay through a Saturday so you can visit Hawi's farmers market and to eat Jim & Leah's yummy food at the Sol Kitchen. We ordered Leah's kombucha, their chicken salad and roasted pepper sandwich! Yum..yum...and good for you! So ono!
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Lynda,

Every once in a while we have guests who actually slow down enough on their vacation to truly see what a paradise we have here. We are glad that you were among that group of people. It's truly not the physical beauty of the place (although that is a nice plus) that make it a paradise, it's the aloha.

When I said to you that "one must have aloha to see aloha" I was not using the word in one of its many narrow forms. I was using it in its broadest form: Aloha, love, affection, compassion, mercy, sympathy, kindness, sentiment, grace, charity; greeting, salutation, regards; loved one; beloved, loving, kind, compassionate, charitable, lovable; to love, be fond of; to show kindness, mercy, pity, charity, affection; to venerate; to remember with affection.

MAHALO FOR SEEING! THIS IS THE PARADISE WE HOPE ALL OUR GUESTS CAN SEE!
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Break Free from the Dominant Paradigm, at least for a Week!
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Hawi Kohala Coast
Petaluma, CA
5

A hui hou

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our short stay so much! It sure beat driving back to Kona after a late dinner at Bamboo. So glad to finally meet you, after hearing about your wonderful hideaway from Mark, and . . . that wonderful shower! Thank you for your warm aloha.

A hui hou,
Marilyn

P.S. Sol Kitchen's chicken, rice, beans and plantains were yummy, too.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
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Break Free from the Dominant Paradigm, at least for a Week!
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+1 (808) 889-5715 (Hawaii, USA)
Hawi Kohala Coast
Seattle, WA
5

Bad-Ass Outdoor Shower

  • 5 of 5
Thank you for a wonderful landing in Hawi. We enjoyed the charming accommodations: very clean, nice decor, and a bad-ass outdoor shower. All around, we had a great time here. We hate to leave.

Bill and Sue
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers
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Break Free from the Dominant Paradigm, at least for a Week!
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+1 (808) 889-5715 (Hawaii, USA)
Hawi Kohala Coast
5

Many Thanks!

  • 5 of 5
Many thanks for a terrific time! You provided the perfect amount of "hosting" and just leaving us be. In 22 years with Kirk, the best picture of him, ever, is in that shower. All the best to you and the girls and your folks and many thanks for a wonderful bunch of memories.

Blessed be,
Kymm and Kirk
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Break Free from the Dominant Paradigm, at least for a Week!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p119829vb
+1 (808) 889-5715 (Hawaii, USA)
Hawi Kohala Coast
Yakima, WA
5

Thank You!

  • 5 of 5
Thank you for such beautiful accommodations. We throughly enjoyed our stay! Comfortable bed, great kitchen accessories, gorgeous white orchid hanging in the outdoor shower!!

Thanks for the tips where to hike and eat - we've never been up to Hawi before - you made our stay very memorable, for sure. Hope to return someday soon!
God bless and keep you and yours,
John and Karen
  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Break Free from the Dominant Paradigm, at least for a Week!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p119829vb
+1 (808) 889-5715 (Hawaii, USA)
Hawi Kohala Coast
5

We loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5
We loved our time, even if it was short. Thanks for your touring tips. We had a great tour of some wonderful sites.

Mahalo,
Steve and Tori
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
KOA
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Historic and scenic Akoni Puli Hwy.
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Swim at Mahukona or Pristine 69 Beach 20 mi. away
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Bamboo
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
Mauna Kea Summit (4x4 needed--- No lift)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
King Kamehameha Park ($9 all day)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bamboo, Sushi Rock, Kava Kafe, Lighthouse Deli
Nearest Point of Interest
Mahukona
Nearest Point of Interest
Birth place of Kamehameha
Nearest Point of Interest
Pololu
Nearest Point of Interest
Farmers Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Lighthouse
Car: recommended

Kohala Zip lines, Kohala Ditch Adventure, Helicopter tours, Kayak adventures, Swimming,

Sport Fishing for ahi, marlin, wahoo, etc.,

Surfing, Boogie boarding, Whale Watching,

ATV Tours (All-Terrain Vehicle),

Dinner Cruises / Sunset Cruises,

Dolphin Encounters, Hiking / Eco Tours,

Horseback Riding,

Inter Island Tours,

Luaus, Massage, Parasailing, Romance,

Scuba Diving, Shark / Ray Encounters,

Shows / Entertainment, Sightseeing Tours,

Snorkeling / SnorkelCruises, Snuba Diving,

Submarine / Glassbottom Boat,

Volcano Tours

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Hawi Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Dec 1 - Jan 15
2 night minimum stay
$120
$805
$3,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$95
$489
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%
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Amenities

Amenities

Hawi Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • This studio has a toilet and bathroom sink inside with an awesome 3 headed and private outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Trundle Bed converts to king or two twin beds, Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pac-n-play is available for your little ones.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • CD Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Music Library ...
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • ruins
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • hunting
  • surfing
  • fishing
  • spelunking
  • cycling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • tennis
  • golf privileges optional
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
Notes:
Don't miss the Saturday farmers market. and be sure to . . . Pick, husk and crack all the mac nuts you can eat on our organic Macadamia nut orchard.
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