Enjoy this restored Plantation House with lovely details from the "before time" of Hawaiian sugar cane days. Built in the 1930s for a Japanese plantation worker, this quiet haven has 2 bedrooms + a sleeping porch.
The village of Pahala is a gem of the Ka’u district, surrounded by wide open spaces on the slopes of Mauna Loa. It's minutes to Punalu'u Beach, where green sea turtles rest on the famous black sand, and near Volcanoes Park and South Point, the southernmost tip of the U.S.
Pahala is a small town, easily explored on foot. Within 3 blocks of Hale Ilima are the post office, Mizuno grocery, Longs Drugs, and a Bank of Hawai'i branch. A few blocks farther is the Pahala librar…
There is very little public transit on the Big Island, and a car is a must for Ka'u region. Pahala stands above the longest uninhabited coastline in all of Hawai'i.