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Your secret hideaway on the
Big Island of Hawaii

LOTS OF EXTRAS

From the moment you book your stay you can be assured that you will have all the resources necessary for an extraordinary vacation.

Single Futon for Extra Guests
Single futon for extra guest

Hale Aloha Aina comes with everything you could possibly need, plus all the extras that give it that special touch. The cottage is equipped with the best of everything to make your stay safe, efficient, and “user friendly”. This home conserves our precious resources by utilizing solar electric power and a generator. The water heater, stove, and refrigerator run on propane. We even have the luxury of drinking pure spring water from the tap which is rare on the islands.

Confortable Bedroom in our Hawaii vacation cottage
Comfortable bedroom with pockets doors for privacy

~ Hale Aloha Aina is a 700 square foot cottage nestled on 8 acres
~ The one bedroom cottage also has a living room, spacious full bathroom, dining room area, kitchen, and private outdoor lanai.
As you enter the French doors, the open beam ceiling makes it feel spacious. Eurasian accents adorn the rich mahogany furniture.
~ Soft sheets and a comfortable queen size bed lends to a good nights rest.
~ For an extra guest or child, there is a single futon in the living area with extra linens.
~ The bathroom is spacious with a tub and shower. There is even a warm shower outside to get rid of the sand in your swimsuits!
~ All of the linens are provided such as towels, sheets, blankets, extra pillows and two guest beach towels. Also, the standard toiletries are included such as soap and tissue.
~ Washer and dryer for guest stays.
~ Snorkel gear provided upon request.
~ Men's and women's mountain bicycles for your enjoyment.

Fully equiped solar energy kitchen
Fully equipped kitchen

Our kitchen is fully equipped with all of the conveniences of home to cook your favorite meals.

A microwave, blender, rice cooker, toaster, coffee maker, and grinder are all provided. You can even BBQ with the gas grill on the lanai. All you need to bring is the food and paper items. There are basic condiments in the cupboards for our guests too.

We have furnished lots of extras to make your vacation comfy and safe. You will find beach chairs, lawn chairs, fold out mattress, coolers, flashlights, first aid kit, candles, lanterns, clothes line and a fire extinguisher.

A television with VCR/DVD player is provided for movies, a CD disc player with Hawaiian music, and a telescope for stargazing. A great selection of Hawaii interest books and local information is available also.

Covered lanai at our solar energy vacation home
Covered lanai overlooking backyard


There is minimal reception for television, radio or cell phones in Wood Valley. There is a phone but a phone card is required for long distance calls. You can log on to the internet using a dial up service. Cell phone service is available 5 minutes away.

For those unfamiliar with Solar power usage everything is the same as being on the grid except for the limitations on how many electrical appliances you use at one time. We don't recommend blow drying your hair, ironing clothes and toasting bread all at the same time...otherwise it is just common sense. The generator turns on with a key and is very quiet. If there is not enough sun to charge the batteries you may need to run the generator in the evenings to recharge the batteries. Longer stays need to be more aware of this and there are complete instructions provided in the cottage. You will be amazed at the efficiency of solar power and you may even consider installing it yourself. This is a great way to experience living off the grid.


Fully equiped solar energy kitchen
Spacious bathroom and tub

We have even installed a back up water system which leaves us completely self sufficient for at least three nights in case of an unexpected water line break which can occur with tropical storms in Hawaii. It is our mission to provide our guests with the up most assurance that your safety and enjoyment is our priority while staying at Hale Aloha Aina.


- - - Guest Reviews - - -

Best Place Ever

Does it get any better than this!! We don't think so. This place turned out to be the number one place we ever stayed at, five stars is still not enough. Finding this place was like winning the lottery for us.

Fully equiped solar energy kitchen
Inside dining area
When we arrived the cottage had been prepared as if they were expecting royalty. What a way to start a vacation. Getting there from the airport was easy and an adventure in itself. We loved the feeling of seclusion the very tropical area gave us and picking lemons from trees right outside the door for lemonade was an added bonus. This cottage had everything, there was no adjusting or going without here it was like your own home away from home. Don't worry about being too secluded though we found it to be an ideal location to see all the sights this island had to offer.

All our friends want to hear about the helicopter ride over Kilauea and the road trip to the top of Mauna Kea but we always start out by saying you should have seen the cottage we stayed at on the Big Island. It was my pleasure writing this review for the owners of this cottage they have given us such cherished memories and we will never forget our stay at the Hale Aloha Aina or Tom & Missy Powel.

Sincerely,

George & Paula


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Special Place for a Special Holiday

Hawaii gardeners' Paradise
Gardener's paradise with Cinnamon, lemon, grapefruit, jackfruit, allspice, guava, pineapples and many more tropical flowers to explore on this professionally manicured estate.


Grateful guests from Canada Burlington Ontario Canada.
Date Submitted: October 30, 2008 Date of Stay: June 2008

It's not often when your expectations are exceeded, but this was one getaway that exceeded in every way. We've never been able to find a place that we thought, "wow, we would love to retire here in 15-20 years." Now we can no longer say that and unfortunately anywhere else we stay will have to measure up to Hale Aloha Aina and Wood Valley. Magical, inspiring, and oozing serenity. After putting miles on the car each day and spending time at all the amazing sights, we were extremely grateful to have this home away from home to come back to.

For those of you debating whether to book this oasis, don't hesitate. Our only regret is that we went somewhere else for our second week. There are so many things to do and see - we felt like we were exploring new worlds every day. 100 year old lava with barely any vegetation, and around the bend the lava was lush with vegetation. After two weeks of non-stop travel we realized we had only touched the spots we wanted to see and in our mind are planning how and when we can go back.

The erupting volcano was an added bonus - to experience the power and understand the impact was like nothing we had seen before. From an educational perspective it is simply amazing - and the concerns about vog seemed rather overblown. Once you live in a major metropolitan area and live with pollution every day, vog is relatively harmless.

The grocery store in Pahala doesn't look like much, but once inside you realize they have great variety and the prices are very reasonable. We only found this out at the end of our stay and wanted to pass on this tip.

If you are planning a trip to the Big Island, have a wonderful time and make sure to include a sojourn at Hale Aloha Aina. You won't regret it.

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