Wai‘ula‘ula at Mauna Kea

Region: South Kohala

These 14 two-story buildings in a gated complex were completed in 2006 and house four units each (and a couple of duplexes not in the rental pool). The units . . .

The Palms Cliff House Inn

Region: Honomu

What a great spot! A serene, white, Victorian-style, lovingly-maintained home sits on over 3 acres overlooking Pohaku Manu Bay about 13 miles north of Hilo with its great . . .

Hilo Bay Hostel

Region: Hilo

A very nice hostel with bright, very clean rooms and shared spaces, including the kitchen. You can tell they really put in the extra effort. On the second floor of . . .

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Hawaii Island Inn

Region: Southeast

 This inn seems to have gone out of business.

A little bit more than halfway between the west and east sides of the island, making it a decent place to . . .

Aerial view of the Holiday Inn Express in Hawaii.

Holiday Inn Express

Region: Kailua-Kona

A three-story building completed in late 2014 sitting behind Uncle Billy’s in Kona town. This is a familiar brand, and the one here is no different except they . . .

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