The Lokilani Hale is prefectly located on the dry and sunny side of Waimea (Kamuela). Our peaceful, two acre retreat is ideally situated 5 miles up from the best Kohala Beaches and 5 miles down from Waimea Town.
The mountain and ocean views are enhanced by the mild temperature our 1700' elevation provides. This private cottage is a romantic honeymoon hide-a-way or comfortable 2 bedroom home base for a family on an adventure. Enjoy the luxuious spa bathroom complete with copper soaking tub for two and private garden.
You will find yourself minutes away from the best beaches on the Big Island. The largest of Hawaii Island’s white sand beaches, Hapuna Beach, has consistently been rated on numerous international Top Ten lists. Mauna Kea Beach, a perfect crescent of golden sand leading to calm water, has been voted among the Top 10 beaches in the U.S. Both offer great conditions for swimming, sunbathing, bodyboarding and snorkeling.
Beyond the beaches, Hawaii offers a host of outdoor activities and sightseeing oppportunities. Head to the Paniolo Town of Waimea and visit the many shops and galleries.
There's no better way to experience the amazing cultural diversity of Hawaii Island than to visit one of the farmers’ markets that take place all arround the island. You’ll find fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables used in Hawaii Regional Cuisine, exotic varieties that are as intriguing as they are tasty plus an eclectic collection of prepared foods.The market is also a great place to pick up handmade artwork or a unique gift and strike up a conversation with the artist who made them.
Waimea Town is the perfect starting point for a trip to the Volcano National Park. A memorable drive to Hilo along the Hamakua Coast offers breathtaking views of historic Waipio Valley. This area is also home to Akaka Falls, one of Hawaii's most famous. You'll see deep water-carved gulches and valleys, thick with tropical foliage. Stop and tour gardens full of exotic plants and orchids.
For adventure of a higher nature, the 13,700 foot summit of Mauna Kea provides dramatic scenery and an unforgettable visitor experience. The W. M. Keck Observatory provides a visitor’s gallery with exhibits describing astronomy research and star gazing.
When you're ready for some relaxation, come home to Lokilani Hale.
Let us know if you will be celebrating a special occasion or have a certain needs. We will do all we can to accomodate your request. You will always feel welcome at Lokilani and long to return to our unique retreat.
We have found the best guide book is “Hawaii The Big Island Revealed”
by Andrew Doughty ISBN 13: 978-0-9814610-0-7.
If our calendar at the Lokilani Hale is full, please contact us as we have other beautiful homes that may be available for your desired dates.
We are working to produce all of own organic fruits and vegetables using permaculture design principles.
Quietly situated off the main road away from the hustle and bustle of the larger towns yet within easy access to fabulous beaches, Waimea and Kona for shopping, medical and entertainment, this piece of island paradise embraces a healthy and balanced life....a true spirit of aloha.
There is no better place to sneak a nap in the afternoon or enjoy an evening of star gazing. Our elevation of 1800' provides breezes and milder temperatures and the perfect culture for organic farming.