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4.6/5 Wonderful
53 reviews

Popular amenities

Outdoor Space
Barbecue Grill


Explore the area

Popular LocationWaipio Valley Lookout3 min walk
Popular LocationParker Ranch Center36 min drive
AirportKamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala)39 min drive
Popular LocationKohala52 min drive

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    About this property

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Big Views From This Hamakua Home

    Adults-only vacation home in Honokaa
    This private home on the lush Hamakua Coast is a beautiful blend of past and present. Located just a block from the overlook of the sacred Waipio Valley, the house allows visitors to commune with nature and history, while enjoying all the comforts of the 21st century. We invite you to experience all the wonders of Pele’s home as you explore the Big Island, or simply relax on the lanai and enjoy the simple pleasure of quiet days in old Hawaii. Hiking, ATV tours, and horseback riding are within walking distance, and the historic town of Honoka’a is just a 10 minute drive away. A two minute walk will bring you to the overlook of the revered Waipio Valley, with its spectacular views, thundering waterfalls and black sand beach. Whales visit our islands each winter, and are visible from the deck. This home is filled with glass art, blown by the owner. The open floor plan and cathedral ceilings invite interaction and community, while two bedrooms and two baths offer privacy for couples or families. Lots of windows and sliding doors allow you to enjoy the spectacular 180° ocean view, as well as the Waipio Valley and Maui in the distance. It is a serene place to relax, and a great base from which to explore the Big Island. Guidebooks are provided to speed you on your way. Keywords: house, views
    Guest accommodations at this vacation home offer DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Accommodations offer separate living rooms and include sofa beds. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Property manager

    Marcie Miller
    Speaks English

    Property amenities


    • WiFi available

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking
    • Car required


    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Spices
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Toaster
    • Coffee/tea maker


    • 2 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided
    • Sofa bed


    • 2 bathrooms
    • Shower/tub combination
    • Towels provided
    • Hair dryer

    Living spaces

    • Living room
    • Dining room


    • TV with cable/satellite service
    • DVD player
    • Music library
    • Video library
    • Books

    Outdoor areas

    • Patio
    • Barbecue grill


    • Washing machine and dryer
    • Near laundromat


    • No pets allowed


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone

    Location highlights

    • Near a hospital

    Things to do

    • Hiking/biking trails nearby
    • Cycling nearby
    • Golf nearby
    • Ecotours nearby
    • Horse riding nearby


    • Sleeps 6
    • Unit size: 1000 sq ft (93 sq m)
    • Property does not allow children



    Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


    Check-out before 11:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions
    Anyone traveling to Hawaii is required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Beginning September 1, travelers who have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival are exempt.


    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    This property welcomes adults only

    Property payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
    Property Registration Number GE-123-828-4288-02,TA-123-828-4288-01

    We should mention

    A car is required for transportation to and from this property

    Property is also known as

    Big Views This Hamakua Home House Honokaa
    Big Views This Hamakua Home Honokaa
    Big Views This Hamakua Home
    Big Views From This Hamakua
    Big Views From This Hamakua Home Honokaa
    Big Views From This Hamakua Home Private vacation home
    Big Views From This Hamakua Home Private vacation home Honokaa

    About this area


    This vacation home is located in Honokaa. Hamakua Heritage Corridor is a local landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Waipio Valley Lookout and Hamakua Coast. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course nearby, or seek out an adventure with horse riding, ecotours, and cycling. Our guests appreciate the property's location for the sightseeing.

    Visit our Honokaa travel guide
    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Waipio Valley Lookout - 3 min walk
    • Hawaiian Vanilla Company - 30 min drive
    • Parker Ranch Center - 36 min drive
    • Kohala - 52 min drive
    • Pololu Valley Overlook - 91 min drive

    Getting around

    • Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala) - 39 min drive


    • Waipi'o Cookhouse - 17 min walk

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    Situated in Honokaa, this romantic vacation home is steps from Hamakua Coast and Waipio Valley Lookout. Hamakua Heritage Corridor and Waipio Beach are also within 2 mi (3 km).

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for Big Views From This Hamakua Home

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor

    4/5 Good


      Enjoyed how quite it was

      5/5 Excellent

        Excellent property; lovely views; delightful owner

        Highly recommend this home. Situated in an isolated, quiet area of the island, but easy driving distance to all our destinations. We hope to visit again!


          Waipio Valley Home

          The view is top notch and the small house is comfortable. But we agree with a previous reviewer that the lack of curtains separating the master bedroom from the living room limits the common usable space. We resorted to hanging up beach towels over the bedroom glass wall to provide more privacy. We shared the house with another couple with whom we have traveled extensively and none of us are “reserved,” but it is impossible to sleep under the current design if the couple in the master bedroom wish to retire early and the other couple remain in the living room. It is also a little small for four adults planning on longer stays. We were there 12 nights. The second bedroom and bathroom were on the small side for the couple we shared with. It would not have been an issue, perhaps, with a shorter stay, or for a couple with young children. The owner was positively responsive to us checking-in a few hours early, which was appreciated, and when local work resulted in the water being turned-off for several hours. However, the house was not “deeply-cleaned,” as she described. The couple in the smaller bedroom complained of dust (and a broken window blind), and felt the room had been recently used for storage and not deeply cleaned. We appreciate refrigerated food and pantry items left for use, but the refrigerator shelves could have used a good wipe down. The kitchen was well-kitted out for all the cooking we did - again, the view! - but the portable grill is too tiny to bother with, and the gas canister was empty. Lastly, in the very comprehensive list of house rules and area attractions, might we suggest a better description of the transfer station location. The street name changes as it turns up the road to the highway, which is initially confusing as there is no signage indicating it’s whereabouts.

          5/5 Excellent

            Views are amazing and the house is great!

            We loved this house and the location was beautiful. First time on this part of the island and we highly recommend. Comfortable home to hang out in the evening and on the deck in the morning for breakfast. It was great to walk down the road to go into the Valley and to the little shop down road. We went to movie in the 1927 threatre. Very fun 😊�. Would return in a minute.

            4/5 Good

              A nice get away place if you want to be away from the main places

              Honokaa is a great little town and the house is further along the road out of town right near the Waimea lookout. That road is actually really busy with tourists, but we had no issues with being blocked in to the driveway. We liked the view and access to a decent sized kitchen and many amenities. The living room is comfortable. Many tv channels. Do check the sliding doors as one doesn’t lock and one is tricky; use the provided bars anytime you leave the house. I had trouble sleeping but I’m noise and light sensitive. The outer automatic lights go off when big leaves wave in the wind or when cats or whatever go by. If you’re in the area to do the hike then you can’t get a much better location. We enjoyed Gramma’s Kitchen and il Mondo in Honokaa and even went to the local theatre which was worth seeing. They show two recent movies on Friday, Sat, and Sun.