Experience Old Hawaii …in this unique, plantation-style vacation rental named for the kupukupu fern. The word kupu simply means “to grow or sprout” and this cottage honors one of the first plants to bring life back...
Volcano Village … is a storybook village of winding, wooded lanes and beguiling cottages right outside Hawaii Volcanos National Park. It is located in the heart of the Kilauea rainforest, home to rare songbirds and...
Why Choose Hale KupuKupu?
Hale KupuKupu is one of the few traditional plantation-style homes on the Big Island available as a vacation rental that gives you the unique opportunity to experience the island the way that locals have lived for generations. The vacation rental provides not only an authentic Hawaiian experience, but it also gives you unmatched privacy in a peaceful rainforest garden environment. The house can sleep up to five people with two bedrooms and a daybed in the living room. The house has 1.5 baths and a chef-appointed kitchen. No homes in the area have central air conditioning or heat because the climate is mild. However, nights can get chilly. Hale KupuKupu is the only vacation rental in the area with both a wood burning fireplace, and energy efficient electric heaters in the bedrooms to keep the house warm in the evenings.
Poi is “The” Hawaiian Food
The staple that has been the foundation of the traditional Hawaiian diet for centuries is Poi. This Polynesian staple food made from the underground plant...Read More
Kapa Fabric Reclaimed by Hawaiian Artists
Forget all of those Hawaiiana fabric prints made for Aloha shirts and muumuus. The traditional, in fact only, fabric known by the ancient Hawaiians was...Read More
LauLau, Some Call it the Food of the Gods
Forget the barbecue, for Hawaiians the food that everyone wants to eat is LauLau. It has everything you could possibly want. It is chunky pieces...Read More
Ukelele Epitomizes Hawaiian Music
(multiple play links at the bottom) While for many mainlanders the ukelele may be synonymous with the singer Tiny Tim and his hit classic...Read More