- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Experience “old Hawai'i” in this unique, plantation-style home named “Hale KupuKupu”.
The word kupu simply means “to grow or sprout” and this house honors the kupukupu fern, one of the first plants to bring life back to the land after a devastating lava flow, initiating the coming of the forest. The Hawaiians believe that the kupukupu fern is symbolic of growth and new beginnings and that with each new frond comes new opportunity, new experiences, and a fresh start.
Hale KupuKupu is constructed from old growth redwood planks in the single wall design traditional to the islands during the plantation period of the 1930s ...Read more
Hale KupuKupu, experience "old Hawai'i"
Additional Location Information
Hale KupuKupu is nestled in a manicured ½ acre of park-like settings, surrounded by the native Ohia and Hapu’u Forest and walking distance from Old Volcano Village.
Amenities in the village include several diverse restaurants, 2 grocery stores, 2 gas stations, a launderette, a post office, a nearby local winery, an 18-hole golf course, gift shops, art galleries and "da" best Sunday morning farmer's market at Cooper Center located just blocks away.
The house is just five minutes from the entrance to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Once in the park you can take a hike across the floor of Kilauea-Iki crater or to Halema'u ma'u, home of the fire goddess Pele or you can climb through the volcano’s many lava tubes.
Hale KupuKupu’s location puts you 60 minutes from Ka Lae (South Point) & Green Sand Beach and Punalu’u Black Sand Beach where you may see turtles nesting and swimming is about 30 minutes away. You are also 40 minutes away from historic and beautiful downtown Hilo with restaurants, shops, museums and nearby snorkeling beaches.
More About This Location
Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Nearest airport: Hilo Airport, 30 miles
Car is essential
Last updated on February 26, 2015
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- Corporate bookings allowed
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
- Ceiling Fans
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Alarm Clock
- Hair dryer
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Wireless Internet
- Internet Access
- Secure parking space
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- Paper Towels Provided
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- 5 Dining chairs
- 5 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no