My husband is a Sociology professor and I am a writer. We turned the former family home into a relaxing vacation rental for...More information +
My husband is a Sociology professor and I am a writer. We turned the former family home into a relaxing vacation rental for our friends and family and friends and family we haven't met yet. Hale Hanai was designed with families in mind, those who are taking a once-in-a-lifetime vacation to Hawaii. We offer a touch of old Hawaii, away from the crowds, near the water but without the oceanfront price tag. We live in Hilo and spend weekends at Hale Hanai when it is not rented, enjoying the relaxation and the breathtaking sunsets. "Hanai" is the Hawaiian word for "adopted family." When you are our guests, we do our best to treat you like family, honoring your special events, doing our best to meet your needs to make sure your vacation to the Big Island is all that you hoped it would be.
4 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 12
Left on Oct 13, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
We rented this home to house 9 different family members coming to stay for our wedding at manini beach park in Kealakekua bay.
Everyone was very comfortable. My brother and sister in law and 2 young daughters shared the dolphin room. This worked really well for them. The kitchen had everything we needed an more. Was really nice to have the kitchenette downstairs and all of the living space was …