USA Hawaii The Big Island, Hawaii Keaau Listing #22680

Olena Gardens - Keaau, HI

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21 reviews
Max. occupancy: 4 2 Queen Bed 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms No pets 
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Secluded getaway w/ a tropical yard & furnished, wraparound lanai!

Paradise awaits you at this cozy, Big Island getaway. Boasting lush, tropical grounds, a wraparound lanai, private gas grill, and a large outdoor dining table, you'll have everything you need to relax over your favorite tropical meal.

What's nearby:
The neighborhood is located just 15 miles from the historic town of Hilo, home to a large variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment opportunities. At the end of Maku'u Drive, there is an oceanfront park where you can watch for whales that frequently pass by. At the opposite end of the neighborhood, at Kaloli Point, set off on a two mile trail that leads through the jungle and out to Ha'ena (Shipman) Beach (this is the only beach on this side of the coast with swimming access). Pahoa Village is a little over seven miles away, while Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is only 26 miles southwest.

Things to know:
Free WiFi
Full kitchen with a dishwasher
Partial A/C (window units)

This property is managed by Vacasa Hawaii.

GE TAT 047-639-8592-01

Stays over 28 nights may be eligible for a fee waiver.

County permit number: STVR 19-356786
County permit number: NUC 19-881
Other permit number: TMK 315035017

State/province tax number: GE-047-639-8592-01
State/province tax number: TA-047-639-8592-01

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.




Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

House rules

Not suitable for children

Kitchen & dining









DVD player

Wireless router


Gas grill : Private


Beach chairs

Beach towels





21 reviews

Timo K. Sep 2022
It’s a nice small beautiful place, there is everything you need.
The accommodation is in the middle of the nature. That’s the reason for so much noise at Night. Because the animals are awake. Until 3am… you don’t care, stay there. The mornings are the best. Sun is shining, coffee in your hand…beautiful
Trevor S. Sep 2022
Loved this hidden gem. From fresh fruit trees and the frogs at night
Thao D. Sep 2022
We enjoyed our stay at Olena Gaddsn . A perfect combo feeling living in The woods
The setting was beautiful and the home very unique. Our family would definitely stay again.
Caeson D. Jul 2022
We loved this little house. Perfect home base for exploring the Hilo area. Clean and comfy, and having the washer/dryer was especially nice. Would stay again.
Jerry S. Feb 2022
The setting and home provided a relaxing environment as we ended our family anniversary/birthdays celebrations. An ideal place for an author or artist "work" place.
The home is well kept and furnished with all needed cooking equipment.
Inviting covered deck for eating and or resting. It's like living in a
rain forest. A++++
Malia Y. Jan 2022
Functional place to stay (2 bathrooms, 2 queen beds, good laundry, workable kitchen) at a good price in a unique setting.
maggie S. Jan 2022
Peaceful location great beds oven did not work we could have used a few condiments at least salt and pepper
Manager response:
Thank you for staying with us, Maggie. We are so glad the location worked out well for you. We are so sorry the oven did not work during your stay and hope the refund given shows our desire to rectify issues for our guests. The owner has been made aware and the oven is expected to be repaired very soon. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we hope to host you again in the future.
Teri V. Jul 2021
The property was lovely. Some updates would be good as the oven didn't work but who wants to bake when you can barbecue outside. Loved our time here.
Manager response:
Teri, thank you for your feedback! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. We are very sorry for the inconvenience related to the oven. Our local staff is working on getting it repaired as quickly as possible. We hope we may have the opportunity to host you again in the future!
Terri Wilson W. Jun 2021
It is everything that you see in pictures. It is worth noting the driveway is long with uneven terrain (lava rocks). Other than that is an oasis of comfort with the island feel.
Regina L. Apr 2021
Even though this house is in a neighborhood, it feels secluded because of all the trees and vegetation. It is a short drive to most attractions or restaurants. It's just big enough for two couples or a family of four. We spent the majority of time at the table on the porch listening to all the animal sounds. The only negative was the oven didn't work. We went to make dinner one night and couldn't get it to work. I emailed Vacasa about it with no response.
Manager response:
Hi Regina! Thank you for taking the time to leave us this feedback! We apologize for the lack of response during your stay with us. Please know that this isn't our typical standard and we are working on hiring and training more agents so that we can assist guests in a more timely manner. Since your stay with us, we have had the oven looked at and repaired for future guests to enjoy. We do, again, apologize that this detail was missed prior to your check-in. We do hope that you'll consider us again in the future to host you for a truly relaxing getaway!
Rebecca R. Apr 2021
Great little place to stay!
Kenton K. Nov 2020
All the amenities you would want in a beautiful tropical home
Marcia A. Mar 2020
Nicely furnished home in a lovely secluded location, but still close to Pahoa town and Hilo.
James K. Mar 2020
Great location. Cozy accomidations.
Joseph D. Jan 2020
This unique home offers such privacy and great amenities. Close to different restaurants and shopping, as well as quick access to many island hit spots. From the coqui frogs chirping at night to walking the grounds to find naturally growing fruits, this home is filled with Aloha.

We will definitely book again for our next stay on the Big Island!
Ashley L. Dec 2019
Loved this home. Perfect for a relaxing vacation on the Hilo side of the big island. House is fully stocked and loved the fact that we had a kitchen to prepare healthy meals with the local foods. Beds are on the firm side. In house laundry was perfect to avoid packing dirty clothes. Grounds of home were green and lush.
Andrew F. Jun 2019
I liked Serenity of location in a small jungle ; cleanliness,
Pleasant decorations and nice modern kitchen and furniture ; would prefer that air conditioning was turned on when I arrived ; it was 122 F on my arrival ; would be better if driveway was not as bumpy ; would appreciate light blocking curtains on the bedrooms Windows’s so I could sleep well past sunrise
Manager response:
Andrew, We are so glad you enjoyed the Olena! We apologize the AC was not turned on and the home cooled down prior to your arrival. Thank you for all the suggestions regarding the home’s accommodations and features. Following your feedback, the homeowner has added black-out curtains in the bedroom for the improved sleep comfort of our guests. We look forward to hosting you again. Thank you!
Jon S. May 2019
It’s a very private comfortable home with A/C a modern cute kitchen with everything you will need. Cable TV, jetted jacuzzi tub with bubble bath for your convenience. You are close to everything but feel like your in your own private forest surrounded by fruit trees and awesome bbq grill with bench out front. Tiki torches to light your way and both bedrooms are so comfortable with nice cold A/C that keeps the whole house cool on those hot summer days. It’s romantic with such a peaceful quiet space I can’t say enough great things about this home. Did I mention the hammock out front that’s great for reading a book and chilling on your covered porch area. Our favorite home in keaau can’t wait to go back there again. I highly recommend staying at this home book as soon as possible it’s getting to be very popular so don’t second guess it when you return to book it someone else may have already scooped it up.