Guests from all over have experienced breathtaking views and the sounds of the tropics from the comfort of Pu'uhonua House's private lanais and peaceful rooms. Place take a look at past adventures to get an idea of what awaits you in this Place of Refuge:
  • “What an amazing experience to be in your incredible house. Your wonderful decorating has made this a special place.”
    – The Chases, IL
  • “This is the most relaxed we have been. Pu’uhonua is truly a place of refuge.”
    – Michael and Sally, WA
  • “A big mahalo for sharing your lovely home with us! The view was lovely, the accommodations comfortable, and we didn’t lack a thing.”
    – John, MD
  • “This house has a beautiful spirit.”
    – Greg and Nalita, FL
  • “We had an amazing time in your beautiful home. We loved how unique and in harmony with the island the house felt.”
    – Oliver and Margie, FL
  • “We still sit at home thinking of the solitude and peacefulness of your house and being so grateful for being able to have experienced its beauty.”
    – Ron and Jean, AB, Canada
  • “Your beautiful home was breathtaking and so truly enjoyable. The lovely wood, the open glass and the location made it a treasure to be remembered always.”
    – Leigh Ann, TX
  • “We would like to thank you for allowing us to share your house. We loved it! What an amazing, beautiful, peaceful, relaxing place. The house harmonizes so well with the natural beauty surrounding it, it was hard to leave.... You have given us an unforgettable vacation.”
    – The Days, MI
  • “The beauty of Pu’uhonua gave us memorable joy.”
    – The Charpentiers, CA
  • “We cannot express the beauty and tranquility we experienced at Pu’uhonua house. This vacation helped us capture back our spirit and zest for life. Thank you!”
    – Tony and Karen, CA
  • “Thank you for sharing your lovely home. We had such an amazing time that we cancelled our trip to Hilo to stay three more nights in the home that had everything we needed. Our trip would not have been more memorable if we had stayed anywhere else.”
    – The Demarests, IL
  • “What a wonderful island style home. We hope to return soon.”
    – Lindley, CA
  • “It was an incredible experience to stay in this wonderful house. It is truly a work of art in a setting like no other. I was amazed at how well I slept there, it was so peaceful and is located close to so many parts of the island, whether you're going to the beaches, the volcano or Waipio Valley - its all within a short drive. This is definately the place to stay on the Big Island and we will go back and stay here on our next vacation for sure. What a great time, the caretakers were very helpful and pleasant. It made all for the best vacation we have ever had. Thank you!”
    – Kevin, WA
  • “We’re now back a few days, but I already looked over our photos from the Pu’uhonua House many times, as well as gone back to this website to remain in the house a little longer. If I say that we loved staying there, the words simply do not capture our pleasure. I can’t remember when I slept so well as in the Pu’uhonua House – for one solid week. Everything about it, the setting, the lush and beautiful vegetation, the architecture and the wood frame, the attractive furnishings, the light, constant fresh air, the birds, lizards, pheasants and so much more created a sense of paradise. Indeed, I’d love nothing more than to make this experience into an annual trip, except I would change the name to House of Paradise.”
    – Eve, NJ

     
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