3 bedroom, 2 bath detached home with ocean & valley views & waterfalls!
About Karen Muth
Aloha, I'm Karen Muth, & my family has been fortunate to live on this beautiful property since 2009. From Oahu originally, we made the move to the Big Island & love it more everyday! My background is in hotel management & hospitality. My family also runs a bed & breakfast as well as yoga retreats. My husband Mike & I keep pretty busy in our "retirement"!
Karen Muth purchased this House in 2004
Why Karen Muth chose Hakalau
Aina Mana Hale in Hawaiian literally translates to "home on land of sacred power" & you will know the name fits the moment you arrive! The home sits on over 40 acres, half of which was used as a macadamia nut farm & half is conservation protected forest. This property is truly special & we are thrilled to be able to share it with our guests.
What makes this House unique
We personally renovated this home in 2016 & we absolutely love it! It has a large 1500 square foot floor plan, high ceilings, & tons of windows to enjoy the views & trade-winds through. Open both sets of french doors wide & enjoy the patios & the amazing ocean & valley views! The kitchen is a real pleasure to work in, with the bar counter top & seating the whole gang can join in the fun!
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
We stayed at this property for a week and thoroughly enjoyed the quiet and peaceful surroundings. It was perfect for our group of four. There is plenty of space to relax and the higher elevation provides cool nights.
Karen was very helpful and attentive to our needs.
Thanks for a great stay!!
It was a pleasure having you here & I hope to welcome you back.
Great place to rejuvenate the soul
The property is beautiful and lush with 2 huge guardian bamboo trees greeting you as you pull up to the house. It's about a 4 mile drive up a mountain to this place. I had a minivan and used lower gears. Once up there there is lots of space to spread out. A beautiful meditation cave and a creek which is the upper part of a waterfall. You definitely are in the rainforest so expect lots of animals like coqui frogs at night chatting away. And also expect rain and clouds which being from Arizona it's a treat to have. Karen, the property manager, was on point with communication and response. It's a shame that this place cannot be rented less than 30 days due to the new law in place starting September. However if you have the time, it's a great place to retreat. Mahalo
Great private get away
This is an amazing property. We enjoyed the beautiful views and privacy. Karen was a great hostess and the welcome basket was a nice touch. We definitely recommend this property and hope to return one day!
We can't wait to return
Beautiful property. We stayed here for several nights for true r&r in between our Volcano Village and Kona Coast adventures. It's truly a peaceful place to stay. The very open space left our family of 3 feeling like we had more than enough room to spread out and relax. Karen is a wonderful host, we recommend you take her up on the offer of a tour of the property. We miss this place already!
Aloha Lovey, mahalo for the sweet review ♥️ Hope to see you again!
Heaven on earth
What a peaceful, beautiful, soul-healing place to be. The grounds were immaculate and we loved the beautiful cement driveway, stamped to mimic real lava flows. It created the perfect manicured, yet natural feel for the property. The home was spacious, private, and very clean with plenty of bedrooms and wonderful gathering spaces and a nice kitchen for cooking in. We all thoroughly enjoyed the hammock in the back and the mini pineapples growing around the house. One might say that the host, Karen, goes the extra mile, but we felt it was like going the extra marathon. She greeted us with such love, welcomed us with fruit and other goodies, took us on a tour of the property and was completely accessible to help if needed. While in the area we visited Akaka Falls State Park (must-see) and while there also saw the waterfall that is on the property we stayed on (very cool), spent time driving to Lapahoehoe beach park (gorgeous to see and enjoy watching the beautiful rough waves but not a place to swim), took the scenic drive to Onomea Bay and hiked down to the little beach (worth it!), spent time in Hilo, used the beach equipment to go to Honoli'i Beach Park for an afternoon, visited Lava Trees State Park for a quick walking tour, went to Isaac Hale State Park and hiked in the Kaumana Caves lava tubes. Loved the area and the things we got to do and see. We only wish we'd stayed longer to just enjoy the property more. It was so relaxing and beautiful. Thank you so much, Karen, for your love and efforts to bring Aloha to us and so many others.
Aloha Kristi, you brought tears of joy to my eyes! I’m so happy you & your beautiful family enjoyed your stay on this amazingly gorgeous Big Island of Hawai’i 🌈�
Mahalo for your kind words, it was a true pleasure to have you here & I look forward to welcoming you back soon 🌺�
I booked Aina Mana Hale for a weekend while my parents were visiting from Michigan and I knew it was the right decision the minute we arrived. The house is a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy the beauty of the island. Karen is very sweet, informative and accommodating. She felt like family. My kids enjoyed running through the grass and exploring the property. The weekend flew by and we are all recharged. We will be making another reservation soon!
Aloha Emily, it was truly a pleasure meeting you & your beautiful family! Mahalo nui for the sweet review ♥️ I look forward to welcoming you back anytime! Aloha, Karen