Hale Ilio Himeni Plantation Cottage

Taking Reservations for 2021!

Come experience living like a local in a Hawaiian plantation cottage.


Built in the mid-1900s during the days of sugar caning in Hawaii and now lavishly re-imagined for the utmost in island comfort.

Hale Ilio Himeni will soon be ready to unveil modern amenities with comfort and luxury in every room.

Photos of the new spaces will be revealed soon, as the craftsmen finish the fine details.

Hale Ilio Himeni is truly a perfect island homebase for romantic adventures, family gatherings and simply relaxing.

The cottage offers flexible space to accommodate single travelers, couples, and families. Plenty of open space for congregating and fun, and private spaces to discover…RESERVE HERE

Walk through double glass front doors into an open, 850sqft gathering space. Your eyes will go to the coastline view through the glass sliders that you can open to smell the fresh air and listen to the birds. The space is centered by an enormous wood slab kitchen bar made from an ancient Koa tree. This is backed by a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare all of the fresh food gathered from the local markets.

Hale Ilio Himeni cottage has been sprinkled with Hawaiiana artwork and period pieces from such historical places as the Volcano House and original Hilo Hotel. You can play a game on a unique pool table. Or just relax and enjoy the view.

Step up into the historical portion of the house to find new sumptuous sleeping quarters separated for privacy, each with its own character and outstanding amenities.

The Ocean Suite (300sqft) is a spacious private bedroom with ensuite water closet and sink vanity. Enjoy the breeze as you look out over the ocean horizon from your king size poster bed.


The Garden Suite (250sqft) is situated on the mauka (mountain) side of the house. This suite has an outside entrance from the covered parking area. There is a comfortable queen size bed and a sitting area with a full-size futon couch for extra sleeping space. There is a private entrance to the Spa Bath.


Between the suites across the hall from the Spa Bath is the Reading Room (100sqft) Can be used for quiet time away, or extra sleeping space with the addition of a single bed.

Pamper yourself to a private spa experience in the Spa Bath (80sqft). Cedar ceiling, koi vessel sink, and custom aromatic steam shower create a luxurious place to linger and enjoy. Stand under the rain shower, use the body sprays to invigorate your skin, or turn on the steam, have a seat and enjoy your favorite aroma.



Outside you’ll find manicured lawns and natural gardens with views of the ocean and Mauna Kea. Discover flowering plants and fruit trees. The property offers covered parking, a laundry area, and storage for beach and fun equipment.


For our kamaina guests, don’t forget to ask about your ilio ohana (canine family members) staying with you!

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