Hale Lalala in Kalapana Hawaii
Hale Lalala Kalapana Pahoa Puna Coast Big Island Hawaii Vacation Rental House Home Lodgings Accommodations


Host: Dwight Stevens

Guestrooms: 3

Physical Address: Kalapana, Hawaii

Mailing Address: 12-112 Ala Iki, Pahoa, Hawaii 96778 USA

Telephone: (808) 965-8500,
(808) 965-8889

Activities/Attractions: Within a few minutes' walk you can visit a private sandy beach (nice for quiet meditation, sunbathing, yoga, etc.), or walk down to Verna's Drive-In for breakfast or lunch.  There is also a small food and sundry store behind Verna's Drive-In. 

Just two miles down the coast is the famous clothing-optional Kehena Black Sand Beach where you can swim with the dolphins or just take in the sun and sights ... or enjoy a good book in the shade of one of the beach's mature trees. 

A few more miles down the "Red Road" will bring you to gay owned and gay friendly Kalani Retreat Center where they have dance, yoga, hula, Hawaiian culture classes, swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, volleyball, and dining; the Millionaire's Warm Pond (a public hot-spring pool that mixes with ocean water at the oceanfront), and Kopoho Tidepools for an easy and awe-inspiring snorkeling trip. 

Pahoa Village is just a 10-minute drive up Highway 130 and boasts several good restaurants, including two Thai restaurants, a Mexican restaurant, an Italian restaurant, and several others.  Pahoa Village also offers eclectic shops, a gas station, post office, internet cafe, grocery and health-food stores, banks, a hardware store, pharmacy and more. Other island attractions include:

  • Volcanoes National Park (where you can visit Kilauea crater and view flowing red lava)
  • Lava Tree State Park
  • Rainbow, Akaka, and UmaUma waterfalls
  • Botanical gardens
  • Surfing
  • Golfing
  • Wine tasting
  • Whale watching
  • Horseback riding
  • Helicopter tours
  • Local farmers' markets
  • Orchid farms

... and much, much more.


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Hale Lalala Kalapana Pahoa Puna Coast Big Island Hawaii

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Your host, Dwight, and business associate Lew, are both licensed, highly experienced Watsu and massage practitioners. Our private, 20-foot Watsu pool, heated to a comfortable 96 degrees, is located just a short walk from Hale Lalala.

General Information: Welcome to Hale Lalala, Hawaiian for House for Sun Basking ... your Home Away From Home on the Big Island of Hawaii. Hale Lalala is a large, sunny, modern vacation home located just two blocks from the ocean along the pristine Puna Coast in a lush, quiet area known as Kaimu-Kalapana on the east side of the Big Island of Hawaii. Your doorstep is an easy 45-minute drive from Hilo International Airport.

The soothing sounds of the surf can be heard from every room in the house, and there are partial ocean views from the large sunning/dining deck just off the kitchen. This comfortable two-story home comes equipped with everything you or your group will need to make your Hawai`i vacation fun and easy. We offer Watsu, Water Dance and Healing Dance in the warm water, and Hawaiian Lomilomi, Swedish/Esalen, Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, and Body Electric massage in one of our unique massage studios, both within easy walking distance of your home.

  • Downstairs there is a full bathroom, including a unique outdoor shower created from natural lava stones
  • A clothes washer and dryer for your use during your stay
  • Three upstairs bedrooms with double, queen and king beds
  • Unusually comfortable pull-out sofa beds in the living room and den
  • Two more full bathrooms, one with a tub/shower and one with a stall shower
  • Large kitchen with its own separate dining area and a built-in desk for telephone use (comes with an answering machine)
  • Internet access (bring your laptop computer)
  • Large side-by-side refrigerator
  • Stove, Microwave oven
  • Coffee maker, toaster, blender, juicer
  • Dishwasher
  • Glassware, dishes, cookware
  • Placemats, cloth napkins, paper towels
  • High-thread-count bed linens
  • Luxurious bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths and beach towels
  • Dr. Brunner's natural body soaps
  • TV with DVD/VCR player
  • Library of video and DVD movies
  • Playing cards and games
  • Books and magazines (including several Hawai`i Island visitor guidebooks)
  • Sound system
  • Dimmers on most lights
  • Ceiling fans in most rooms
  • Oriental rugs and beautiful tapa cloths
  • Original art and Oriental screens
  • Two bicycles
  • Basic snorkeling gear

From your deck, you can pick fresh oranges and lemons from our trees.  There are also several varieties of avocado, papaya, bananas, coconut, mango, grapefruit and other citrus trees on our adjoining properties for you to enjoy, in season.

Payment Accepted: Cash, checks, money orders, wire transfers, and credit cards through PayPal (with prior arrangement).

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars).

$150/night (3-night minimum) 1-4 guests
$15/night/each additional guest
$75 cleaning fee for stays less than six days (non-refundable).
Stay six nights and the seventh night is free, and no cleaning fee.