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Affordable Paradise with Pool & Fantastic Private Location

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

This three bedroom home, features open living space with plenty of windows for light and to catch trade wind breezes. Ocean is approx. 1/2 mile away. Master Bath features glass block & tiled shower. Separate Laundry room with washer & dryer. Wrap around Lanai. Home is set back on the lot, & winding driveway gives privacy. Above ground 21 foot Doughboy pool in the backyard. Unspoiled nature and tranquil Paradise awaits you.

Gas BBQ, DSL, Free WiFi, DISH Network.

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Lenna

We have travelled around the world. We believe the Big Island is truly 'heaven on earth'

Lenna purchased this house in 2011

Why Lenna chose Keaau

We were vacationing in this area and after a mere three days, we decided we wanted to own. We chose this spectacular home, as it was newly constructed, in a rural setting, on a one acre lot, and beautifully landscaped.

What makes this house unique

Away from the hustle and bustle ... But close enough to amenities

Guestbook comments from the owner

You have a beautiful holiday home and it was perfect for us the kids especially loved the pool. I was in admiration of the gardens. They are absolutely beautiful.

We especially loved the Kapoho tide pools and hot spring. Hilo is a wonderful place to discover the island and we hope to return again within the next few years .

Thanks once again for making everything so easy. If only all travel was that organised.
Jul 2015
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Keaau House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No Smoking inside house No parties No animals in the house
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bath features a tiled, walk in shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Affordable Paradise with Pool & Fantastic Private Location
average rating of 4.852941 based on 38 reviews

Perfect for our family!!

  • 5 of 5

We were so at home here. The house was clean and had all the room, amenities, and supplies we needed and then some. Everything was in perfect working order and easy to use. Our kids ages 10, 9,6 and 4 had a blast swimming in the pool and exploring the yard. Mom and Dad enjoyed the pool too! We were even able to harvest some of the pineapples growing in the yard, very tasty. We had no issues and the property manager was very easy to reach by text. There were even supplies like sunburn lotion that it was very nice not to have to run out and buy. I recommend taking a look in the cupboards, refrigerators, bathrooms, closets, etc. before you buy anything because the place is so well stocked. The kitchen is fully equipped as well. There were only two things, very minor, that we could have used. One was serving spoons and the other was some simple plastic cups and dishes for the little ones. I say this only because we didn't want them to break the good ceramic and glass if they were to drop it. The location was great for venturing out and exploring all the sites and groceries, pharmacy, etc. were only 10min away. The property was private and the neighborhood was very nice. We wanted for nothing, and the layout of the house makes it easy to play and relax. We had such a wonderful time here and will definitely stay again if we have the opportunity! 10 stars!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay! And happy you were able to harvest some pineapple 😊� Aloha
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Gorgeous House with Great Pool and Private Yard

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful 5 night stay at Lenna's house is Keaau! The only downside is that it rained torrential downpours all 5 days and nights!! Our 2 boys didn't let the rain keep them from jumping in the pool a few times.. but we definitely weren't able to use it to our full advantage.

The location is about a 20+ minute drive from Hilo (a small city/town with lots of shops, restaurants, stores, grocery stores, etc.) and about a 10-15 minute drive to Pahoa (a small one street town). It's situated in a residential area with private lots surrounding, about 4 blocks from the ocean, but cliffs.

The house has GORGEOUS tall wood ceilings, lots of comfortable furniture, a well stocked kitchen, comfortable beds and everything is very spacious and roomy. We went to sleep to the chorus of frogs and had family over for our son's birthday dinner which we celebrated in Hawaii!!!

The only downside would be the amount of driving we ended up doing. It really felt like you are away from everything. Nothing is within walking distance, which means you end up driving EVERYWHERE.

Besides that, we had a great stay, and Lenna was nothing but a pleasant host that was very fast at responding to any questions or concerns.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay... so sorry the weather did not cooperate... you will have to come back!
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Beautiful and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

Definitely recommend this beautiful place. Very clean, stocked and comfortable.

I’m from Seattle and I don’t do heat well so the con for me was that it was very hot in the house and the fan in the living room was slow. I did appreciate the floor fan. Great pool but too cold (Dec) , very bummed about that. The house was totally stocked, loved all the linens and towels available. Would suggest to bring a hair dryer if you need some power. Only thing missing was shampoo.

Rex the rooster was actually very sweet. I befriended him and he let me pet him and pick him up. When he did peck it didn’t hurt. Beautiful grounds too. Wish the Avacados would have been ripe.

I would stay here again for sure.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback... and I’m so sorry you didn’t have shampoo... Our cleaning lady must have missed that, as we do try to have the Costco sized amenities ... And we will make sure there is a better hairdryer, for your next visit ... Mahalo
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We loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house is in good shape, clean and well equipped, and is even nicer than the photos suggest. The gardens and pool were well maintained and we thoroughly enjoyed the peace and quiet this property offered.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted to hear you loved your stay... hope your future travels bring you back one fine day.😊
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

This house was a perfect getaway for us, and the property was absolutely incredible! A short drive from Pahoa and Hilo, we really liked the location. The house was well equipped for everything we needed and felt like home while we were there. Definitely a place you want to stay!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy your experience was enjoyable, and hope you will get back someday. Mahalo❣️
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one of the best home away places I ve been too, well furnished, very clean, excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

The Big Island is all about enjoying nature..this home best reflects the beauty of the island. It is conveniently located close to the city of Hilo, and is very private. The home is very clean and well furnished. The pool provides another way to relax without having to leave the premises. The garden is full of beautiful flowers that remind you of the beauty of Hawaii every time you step out. We will definitely return to this place. Dealing with Lenna and Juanita has been very easy as they both are easy to reach and address your concerns immediately .. No negative comments all praises from us.. except a small suggestion .. maybe a hammock somewhere ? :)

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, and you may find your way back again.
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Car: necessary

Unspoiled nature and tranquil Paradise awaits you...Located in desirable Hawaiian Paradise Park.

PUNA district is RURAL, unspoiled paradise; it is the 'old' Hawaii. You'll hear only the sounds of the night---frogs, wind, surf. PUNA is a place for reflective relaxation, exploring lava tubes, & lava flows, rainforest, and a variety of exotic farms growing palms, papayas, orchids, coffee, and macadamia nuts. The ocean itself is in the low 70's-Snorkel in nearby tide pools, or Thermal spring pond. Popular activities in Puna include swimming, beaching, snorkeling, diving, body surfing, hiking, bicycling, birdwatching, photography, horseback riding, visits to Farmers Markets and art galleries, golf, whale watching, fishing, the Merrie Monarch International Hula Festival, and trips to the famous observatory.

Pahoa Village- 10 minutes to shopping, dining, banking, free public olympic sized pool.

Volcano National Park approx. 1 hr drive away.

Hilo- International airport just 30 minutes away; Botanical Gardens, Rainbow Falls, University of Hawaii, Tsunami Museum, Planetarium, Zoo, major chain department stores.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $125

No smoking inside home.
No PETS allowed
No PARTIES allowed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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