We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Hale Kukui

Hotel website
48-5460 Kukuihaele Rd, Mailing-P.O. Box 273, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-7212
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Management photos
Hale Kukui
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 34: English reviews
Seattle
Level Contributor
36 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Even with the frogs and birds I slept really well here. Bed was comfortable. Cottage was clean. It is a cottage though - nothing fancy. I would get bored here if I stayed too long, but after spending over a week in South Kohola it was a nice change. A new restaurant opened up within walking distance. The food was... More 

Helpful?
Thank BorisSWort
Boulder, Colorado
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We stayed in the studio cottage for a week. It was even better than the pictures - the views from the lanai were incredible. The cottage had everything we needed for a very peaceful stay on an amazing part of the island. The Waipio Valley overlook is only a short walk away. Paula and her two furry assistants were gracious... More 

Helpful?
Thank CubaBecky
Howell, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Ability to pick ripe fruit from the orchard and have breakfast overlooking spectacular view was fantastic. Very relaxing to soak in tub after hiking down Waipio Valley road, playing at black sand beach and hiking back. Great for a family of 5! Thanks

Helpful?
Thank SteveElaina
Manchester, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband and two kids (18 yo and 17 month) stayed here for one week. This place is a little patch of heaven! We stayed in the two bedroom. The rooms were sized right. The second room is accessed from the very large lanai that overlooks Waipio Valley. You cannot find better views than this! The kitchen is small but... More 

Helpful?
Thank MaryLF76
Level Contributor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Hale Kukui is perhaps one of the most beautiful, magical and private vacation spots in the world! Best views ever! I saw ocean, cliffs, waterfalls, breaching whales and a cornucopia of fruits, flowers and tropical plants all over the property! It is like your very own garden of Eden! The property consists of several acres and I stayed in one... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Tanya R
Gateway, Colorado
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband mountain bikes, and I like to just relax and read, so this location was perfect for us. He rode down into and up out of Waipio Valley, and on some other nearby dirt roads, while I sat and watched the sun change on the waterfalls, with an occasional whale breaching off shore. The best part of the view... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nancy S
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Words can't describe the beauty and serenity of this place. We stayed in their studio, and the experience is simply unreal. The balcony overlooks the beautiful waipio valley, and the vast expansive ocean. It's quiet, isolated, and you truly feel like living in paradise. The hike down to the beach is challenging, but worth it. Must do. The drive to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mac G
USA
Level Contributor
25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a beautiful property with wonderful views. I checked out all the cabins ( as they were empty) and all of them had excellent views. The caretakers were very helpful. It was obvious that some trees were sacrificed in order to get better views. When we went the orchard had little fruit ( our bad luck) . It was... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank PartyAnimal123
Texas
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed here two nights. Considered getting married in Waipio but got married in Kona instead. Hale Kukui has beautiful views and waking up to the sound of the birds and sunrise every morning was an amazing experience. The room is simple but has everything you need to cook and enjoy the surroundings. Would love to come back here and... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Cakeicer
Centennial, Colorado
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Look no further if you're considering a place to stay close to Waipio Valley. Words can't describe the views from this place. Paula was a great hostess and the rooms are VERY nice. I give Paula and Dan straight A's! Great place. Marty from Denver, CO

Helpful?
1 Thank coloradojlg
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

217 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (49)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (36)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (168)
Viewed
Room/Suite (16)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (11)
Viewed
View from Room (12)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (2)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (122)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Honokaa
18.1 mi away
Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel
17.8 mi away
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection
23.0 mi away
Kings' Land by Hilton Grand Vacations
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
16.9 mi away
Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho`omaluhia
7.8 mi away
Honoka'a Club
Honoka'a Club
#1 of 1 in Honokaa
3.0 of 5 stars 67 reviews
42.9 mi away
Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
See Hale Kukui's was featured in Aloha Magazine, Sotheby's international and HGTV for its phenomenal views, great service and ranks number 1 in the area. Located in the village of Kuikuihaele just outside of Honoka'a. We have 3 cottages. A two bedroom cottage, studio cottage and orchard cottage all have spectacular ocean and Waipio views on 5 acres of exotic permaculture organic orchard with every kind of common to bizarre fruits, nuts, coffee, cocoa,, orchids and other flowers on the property. We even have our own swimming hole and a 650 foot waterfall above the famous black sand beach in Waipio Valley. Each private cottage has its own private full bathroom, lanai/deck and hot soaking tub on the lanai. Most amazing views can be seen from your bed. Extra air mattresses are possible. Great for a honeymoon or small wedding with best views on the Big Island! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hale Kukui

Address: 48-5460 Kukuihaele Rd, Mailing-P.O. Box 273, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-7212
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Honokaa
Price Range: $199 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hale Kukui 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Orbitz and Hotwire so you can book your Hale Kukui reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hale Kukui Honokaa, Hawaii
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay