Hale ‘I’iwi (pronounced “Ha-lay Eee-ee-vee”) is a cozy, spacious 2 bedroom, 2 full bath, private country home located within the lush fern forest of Volcano Village on the Big Island of Hawai’i. Located just 2 miles from Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, Hale ‘I’iwi is beautiful and comfortably furnished, newly painted and remodeled; your perfect rainforest retreat. This two bedroom, two bath home has cable television, wireless internet , stereo, a fully equipped kitchen, two full baths, a glass-front gas fireplace in the living room, washer and dryer, BBQ grill; everything you need to feel “at home” is provided.
This 1300 square foot home has the two bedrooms, each with their own bathrooms, situated at opposite ends of the house with common rooms at the center, giving two couples or a family plenty of space. The master bedroom is up in the canopy of native trees where you can watch native birds sip nectar from lehua blossoms right outside the windows, and when the volcano is glowing, you can view an orange night sky. The master bathroom has a large stone tiled shower big enough for two people. There are outdoor spaces to relax in the beautiful rainforest; an open 350’ wood deck overlooking the back gardens, and a large covered lanai with a ping pong table for fun, so even in “rainforest weather” you can be outside enjoying nature and activities with your family and friends. Bamboo and hardwood floors run throughout the house. Skylights bring light into every room. Owned by an author and artist whose work is exhibited throughout the island, the walls are covered with block prints depicting Hawaiian nature and mythology. Enjoy reading from a collection of books on Hawaiiana and listening to Hawaiian music, or making your own music on our house guitar.
Hale ‘I’iwi is just minutes from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and a variety of fantastic hiking trails, and one mile from the Village restaurants, shops and galleries. Our backyard borders on the Kilauea Forest Reserve, home to many native bird species, and birdwatchers will delight in seeing a variety of honeycreepers. Hale ‘I’iwi sleeps four comfortably and is great for families or a romantic getaway. Come and enjoy the perfect combination of nature, comfort, privacy and convenience.+ More