Akiko’s B&B is smoke-free and alcohol free.

EXPERIENCE the peace and simplicity of Old Hawaii

Some of the accommodations you will be staying in are noble older homes from the plantation era and are located in a small village of 12 households, 15 miles north of Hilo.

BED and BREAKFAST accommodations:

• HALE ALOHA

Spacious & airy plantation style home with large picture windows opening to beautiful flowers and gardens.

• MAIN HOUSE

Japanese monastery styled modest elegance in private rooms for singles

• PU'UHONUA HOUSE

Private cozy bedrooms, shared bathrooms and full kitchen in this classic "old Hawaiian" plantation home.

• BANANA PATCH

"Green" solar cottage in the Banana Patch for one person

See what one friend says about staying at the "Banana Patch"

• MANGO TREE

"Green" solar cottage under giant mango tree for one or two persons

• ARTIST RETREAT

Retreat loft for one person, 5 day minimum

• PERSONAL RETREATS

 

LONGER STAYS for PERSONAL RETREAT Stay 10 days, or 2 weeks, or one month in any of the above accommodations : the, Pu'uhonua House, Mango Tree Cottage, Banana Patch Cottage, Artist Retreat Studio, Main-Monastery House at reduced rates. Create a structure that includes meditation, walking to the ocean, working in the yard, swimming, study, art work and whatever you want to explore.

Please contact Akiko (808) 963-6422, or Email here or direct to msakiko@hawaii.rr.com

BREAKFAST: Breakfast includes fruits from the garden, from our Wailea Hakalau FoodSHARE and Hilo Farmers Market, homemade breads and locally made jams, fresh eggs from friends in the community and whatever gifts of food that have been generously left at our backdoor.

DAILY ZAZEN SITTING MEDITATION : Mon.- Fri. mornings from 5:20-6:20 a.m. Beginning instruction is offered. Please let Akiko know if you plan to sit.

TRANSPORTATION: A rental car is advisable. There is public bus service. Visit Hele On Bus Schedules at www.co.hawaii.hi.us/mass_transit/heleonbus.html. Our stop is "Hakalau"

GUEST ACTIVITIES: -  While here, you are welcome to assist with the farm on the 2-acre grounds, participate in daily sitting meditation practice, attend tai chi & qi quong classes with Akiko, go to an occasional dinner, movie or outing with other guests and pursue your own explorations around the island... whatever you like.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
There is a $20 booking fee if a cancellation is made 2 weeks prior to arrival. Otherwise a refund can only be provided if the accommodation can be rebooked.

 

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