Vacation Rental Owners Ordered to Cease Operations
Sunday, May 13th 2018, 8:05 pm CDT
By Olivia Peterkin, Digital Content Producer
PUNA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Hawaii County Civil Defense halted business for vacation rental owners in Lower Puna on Saturday when officials ordered that all operations in the area cease.
The mandate was put in place so emergency operations personnel can focus on residents living in the region.
The restricted area runs from Highway 132 between Leilani Estates and Kapoho, Highway 137 from Kapoho to Kalapana, and Highway 130 from Pahoa to Pohoiki, including the Black Sands Beach Subdivision.
Visitors who have reservations are urged to find other accommodations.
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Room for Family and Friends in a Secluded Rain Forest Setting
E komo mai. Welcome to Paradise. Our Hale and detached studio Ohana (separate guest house) are located on a private road in the beautiful Leilani Estates Subdivision on a secluded one acre lot, offering the perfect location to enjoy all that the Big Island of Hawaii has to offer.
Perfect for a couple or up to 4 people, we offer Hale Lezarde with Master Suite including a king sized bed and a jetted tub in the master bath, and a queen sized bed in the second bedroom with its own full bath. Hale Lezarde has a comfortable split floor plan for privacy, with a large, open living room, dining area and a spacious kitchen, with brand new ceramic tile flooring throughout. A large, island style screened in lanai is located off the kitchen for dining or relaxing.
The detached studio Ohana (separate Guest House) is separated from the main house by a covered outdoor breezeway and offers private accommodation for up to 4 additional people in one open space, with a twin over double bed bunk and a full size futon. The Ohana has a kitchenette with refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster and microwave and a 3/4 bathroom with shower. A perfect place for children or relatives traveling with you, the Ohana is a great way to provide for extra guests and provide more privacy for the main house. The Ohana cannot be rented separately from the main house.
Hale Lezarde is set back on the lot for privacy in a beautiful rain forest setting. The secluded one acre lot is landscaped with Hapu'u ferns, Ohia trees and palm trees and abundant flowering plants including anthurium, gardenia and ginger. There are mature, producing orange trees, banana trees and avocado trees, and a papaya tree as well as coffee and pineapple plants which we invite you to enjoy in season. You will know you are in Hawaii the minute you walk onto this property!
Leilani Estates Subdivision offers a community park about 2 miles from the house, with walking trails, basketball courts, a playground, and a picnic pavilion.
As our guest at Hale Lezarde, you will receive complimentary access to Guide Lezarde Hawaii, with the most up to date information about the Real Hawaii. You will also have the opportunity to choose additional a la carte services of Lezarde Travel, LLC, including concierge service, assistance with travel reservations and booking and guided tours. We also provide each of our guest families with a complimentary copy of the most recent edition of The Big Island Revealed, which we consider to be the best tour guide available for the Big Island.
Hale Lezarde is located 5 miles from Pahoa Town with some of the best dining on the East side of the Big Island, as well as shopping, fuel and the Sunday Farmer's Market in Pahoa Town. The Maku'u Sunday Market a short drive from Pahoa Town is a wonderful event with food, entertainment and an assortment of merchandise to appeal to every kind of shopper. Swimming and snorkeling at the world famous Kapoho Tide Pools or a soak at Ahala Nui hot pond is a 15 minute drive away, or take the 10 minute drive to Kalapana where you will find Uncle Robert's awa bar , Kalapana Cafe and the Wednesday night market with its amazing food, crafts and entertainment.
Discover Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and see Madame Pele in action as she continues to make new land for our beautiful Island. Visit the Lava Viewing Area at the Jagger Museum or have dinner at Volcano House for a spectacular night view of the lava glowing in Kilauea Crater.
Hilo Town is a short 30 mile drive away where you can enjoy the great bargains at the Hilo Market or walk along Hilo Bay and see the Banyan Drive and Japanese Garden. Just north of HIlo, you will find beautiful Akaka Falls with a paved walkway through the lush tropical forest.
Take a trip off the beaten path and discover the real Hawaii with a trip to Punalu'u black sand beach where the Honu 'ea (Hawksbill turtles) come out on the beach to bask in the sun. A stop at the Shaka Bar, the southernmost bar in the U.S. is a great way to relax on the way back, or stop at Punalu'u Bake Shop for some delicious malasadas (filled donuts). Kick back at clothing optional Kehena Beach and enjoy the Drum Circle on Sunday night. Kalani Spa with yoga classes, massage and swimming pool is located about 15 minutes from Hale Lezarde.
Come to Paradise and relax in complete privacy. As one of our guests texted us, “I know now why you keep coming back here! I really don’t want to leave!”