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About this listing

Our delightful new little cabin in the jungle is all set up and ready to be enjoyed :) Nestled on an organic family farm about 15 minutes from Pahoa town. Located within a day's drive to anywhere on the island. Also a convenient location to stay while checking out the new lava flow into the ocean near Kalapana!
There are 3 cabins on the property that sleep 2 each in case you have more people in your group. Check our profile.

The space

This cozy cabin was just built in 2016. Located on a lush organic family farm in a beautiful jungle setting.
The cabin features golden railings from bamboo we harvested on the property. Along with a bed made out upcycled Californian redwood.
We are located about a 15 minute drive from Pahoa town, and about 15 minutes from the ocean and warm thermal ponds. We offer airport pick ups and drop offs for a small fee, and also provide vegetarian meals, yoga and massage therapy sessions upon request. Please arrive before sunset to get oriented and checked in. Check out our other listing "Cozy Private Jungle Cabin with View" for more reviews of our farm. *Please note that our property is located about 1 mile down a dirt road. Most of our guests manage fine driving it with sedan type rental cars, however vehicles with higher clearance are recommended.

Great places to check out nearby us include:
~ Kehena Black Sand Beach for sunbathing, swimming with dolphins & whales, and Sunday drum circle.
~ Kalani Eco-Retreat has Ecstatic dances, yoga and a spa and pool.
~ Ahalanui Warmponds - geothermally heated warm ponds.
~ The famous "Red Road," one of the most beautiful coastal drives!
~ Kalapana "Uncle Robert's" authentic local Hawaiian Style weekly Farmer's Markets on Wednesday Nights, and Saturday Mornings featuring the live local music, delicious foods & crafts, and Uncle's Awa (Kava) Bar, a great way to experience the community.
~ Historic Pahoa Town, for all your essential needs, groceries, health food store, pharmacy, banks and restaurants.
~ Mermaid Ponds, Tide pools, Lava tree State Park, Mauna Kea for sunrise (the tallest mountain in the world when measured from under sea level!), ~Hilo tide pools to swim with the giant sea turtles, and Volcano National Park, etc. are all within a drive..

Guest access

There are solar lights in the cabin, no electrical plugs, however at the Bath House there are plugs to charge up your phones, etc. There are a variety of fruit trees on the property so depending on the season you'll be able to try some fresh tropical goodies as well :) Tucked away from the main road you'll be able to engulf yourself in the sweet sound of nature and enjoy the true meaning of island life.
We can provide drinking water but unfortunately the kitchen is not available for use. You're welcome to bring your own cooler to your cabin porch. Please no food in cabin. We have ice blocks we can provide.

Interaction with guests

We will gladly help to get you acquainted and comfortable but allow guests to mostly navigate independently once they've got their bearings. Interact at your level of comfort and come and go at your leisure, we are easy going. This is an active, small, family-run, organic farm that often have volunteers and we will be busy with projects on the land most days. We are usually around to help answer questions and help guests get orientated but please be mindful of our time as we are working. We also, on occasion, have other family, friends and other guests staying with us too, so sometimes it feels quite festive with all the different walks of life! :)

Other things to note

We live about a mile down a dirt road. Most of our guests do just fine driving in with sedan style rental cars, however we still recommend vehicles with higher clearance.
Also we are off grid, which means we use Solar for electricity and rain catchment for our water supply. Please be mindful of this and plan on charging devices during the day along with limiting shower times during times of drought.

We are located 1 mile down a GRAVEL/DIRT road off of Pohoiki Road, so a 4X4 is recommended or having a vehicle a little higher off the ground.
If you need a pick-up from the Hilo airport, we offer a shuttle fee of $25 upon request.

We do farm tours and sometimes nature walks and we can offer various day tours to local sacred sites around the Puna area on a Donation basis. John is a professional vegetarian chef and offers tasty organic meals inspired by the garden and trees. Ariel offers multi-modality therapeutic Healing Treatments. Be sure to ask for more details :D

We have a friendly farm dog and a locked gate at the entrance that opens outwards. Will give gate code on booking.

Also things you might consider packing are a flashlight or a head lamp, and an umbrella and mosquito repellent for the whole island.

Just a reminder The Hawaii Transient Tax of 13.25% is NOT INCLUDED in your Airbnb fee and will be collected upon arrival. Cash or online.
Mahalo Nui Loa
*Please note there is a $20 late check in fee if you check in much later than 7 pm. We've been up late many times waiting for guests to arrive and it throws off our morning schedule so please arrive on time to avoid this fee!

License or registration number

TA 181-005-9264-01
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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2PM - 7PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and cat(s)
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 2PM - 7PM

We are a family owned and operated small farm. We offer a sanctuary and retreat setting for healing and growth far away from the hustle and bustle of city life. No wi-fi or power poles here. We ask guests to respect that we live "off-grid" and have chosen a life that has taught us to be more conscious of our impact on the planet and our usage of resources. By staying here with us you are experiencing a hands-on workshop in sustainable perma-culture design living!
Vegetarian Farm
No Tobacco Smoking Please
No shoes in structures please.
Be considerate of your use of the resources of water and solar electric. Limit your the time in the shower as we are on rain catchment. It truly is an educational process on how to conserve in a mindful way.
Please use Biodegradable soaps or what is provided.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

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Linda User Profile
June 2017
This place is a 5 billion star location ;) never seen so many stars in the sky before because of light pollution, truly amazing. First time using Airbnb for us and it was truly one of the most amazing experience of our lives. Saw all the raving reviews and it was in alignment with the kind of trip we wanted to experience. The cabins are nestled on a beautiful organic farm that has been planned and laid out thoughtfully and artfully. With plenty of space between neighbouring cabins and structures, we felt like we were living in a slice of heaven. Beautiful views of nature and surrounded by different sounds of birds (daytime) and frogs (nighttime). MUST HAVE BREAKFAST AND DINNER AT LEAST ONCE if they are offering. Worth every dollar, freshest, tasiest, dreamy food :) breakfast is delivered to your cabin to eat on the porch and dinner is on the beautiful space at the main structure. Outdoor showers were perfect. Easy to get around the island with a car and a few nice spots in pahoa town to get food and coffee that's only a 10 min drive away and hilo is amazing along with the rest of the island. John and Ariel are an amazing couple that have created heaven on earth through their vision, great communicators with full of information that made our trip memorable for a lifetime. Thanks again and we love you!

Jana User Profile
June 2017
Just a great place to stay! The host is so nice and friendly! You must try the breakfast, it is sooooo yummi! We loved our quiet cabine, the nature and the people!

Veronika User Profile
May 2017
Super cute cabin. If you are looking for Luxus - wrong place. If you want something special- there you go. With the description it was easy to find. No electricity. Only a bed. That's all. Toilet and shower are outdoor. Was a Great experience for one night!

Richard User Profile
May 2017
Great place with Chef John who made me taste his own grown culture on the farm. Directions were very clear ! Definitely recommend if you would to have an adventure out of boundaries and be in the nature. Both nights I was there, during seen to have some kind of dog fight in the neighbour hood but didn't last that long !!!! Great place to experience Go for it :) The Quebecer Guy :) Mahalo!!!

Julie User Profile
May 2017
Amazing place!!! wonderful! I want to come back!!! Ariel and John are very Nice!! Thank you for all! ❤

Anissa User Profile
April 2017
The best place during my Road trip. Awesome !!! Mahalo

Fred User Profile
April 2017
Great place to visit an organic farm. Great breakfast and dinners.

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Pāhoa, Hawaii, United StatesJoined in May 2015
I'Olani User ProfileI'Olani is a superhost.

Our goal is to live, love and inspire a natural lifestyle, care for the Earth and environment, as well as to encourage independent living and thought, Grassroots social cooperation, and meaningful, self-sufficiency oriented lifestyles off the mainstream grid. Our family has been blessed to be on this amazing land for about 3 years now! George, Stephanie, Nicolette, Sophia and John&Ariel live and work on the farm and love to get down in the garden and celebrate the harvest! We have traveled to many countries and enjoy sharing stories from around the globe. Everyone brings their talents to the family table here at I'olani Farm! Ask John, a vegetarian chef, to create a fresh meal for you from our gardens. ;) We spend most of our days at the farm working on our homesteading projects! We are respectful of others and try to create a harmonious environment for all :)Aloha

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