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Hale Kukui

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48-5460 Kukuihaele Rd, Mailing-P.O. Box 273, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727-7212
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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 

Thank BorisSWort
Boulder, Colorado
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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 

Thank CubaBecky
Howell, Michigan
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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

Thank SteveElaina
Manchester, New Hampshire
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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 

Thank MaryLF76
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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 

1 Thank Tanya R
Gateway, Colorado
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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 

Thank Nancy S
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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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 

Thank Mac G
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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 

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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 

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Centennial, Colorado
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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

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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
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