• Welcome to Kalaekilohana Inn & Retreat

    You’ve discovered Hawaii’s award-winning luxury inn, on the big island of Hawaii, centrally located between Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Pu`uhonua `O Honaunau National Historic Park.

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  • Enjoy breakfast on the lanai

    Just picture yourself in paradise with lush tropical flowers and delicious fresh local produce. You will experience it all here!

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  • Fresh local foods will please your palate!

    Our philosophy is to think concentrically about the food we eat and serve to our guests. We first try to get what is available from our immediate area.

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  • The Black Sand Beach at Punalu`u

    From the fish pond at Honuapo to lush greenery of Wood Valley, from the black sand at Punalu`u to the quiet plantation town of Pahala, it’s a look at daily life in Ka`u.

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  • You will be awestruck by nature’s power!

    A Trip to Volcanoes National Park is just 45 minutes away. You will be amazed and enthralled by the sights and the sounds!

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Why Choose Us . . .

A few words about us

Let us introduce ourselves

naalehu-hi-inns-kalaekilohanaOur luxury inn features oversized suites with private bathrooms and balconies; romantic walk-in rain showers; warm hardwoods, harvested and milled on Hawaii Island; comfortable beds with sumptuous cotton and down; and some of the best sleeping weather on the planet.

Enjoy generous gourmet breakfasts, featuring 100% locally grown Hawaiian coffee, locally sourced fruits and vegetables, and other local Hawaiian products grown or made on Hawaii Island especially for our inn..

Discover the elegant architecture of Kalaekilohana, the warmth of the Hawaiian culture, and the charm of the Ka`u countryside and you’ll see why Kalaekilohana is the Inn of choice for discriminating travelers on the big island of Hawaii.

Kalaekilohana is a non-smoking property. We accept guests age 12 and above.

A place to relax and unwind

Why you should choose us . .

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Experience a genuine connection to the island, the people, and the culture of Hawaii.

Breath in the romance of Old Hawaii, with big verandas and french doors.

Taste the sensation of ripe tropical fruits and fresh locally grown foods

Discover traditional and local artists and services.

Enjoy a premium property enthusiastically recommended by others.

Stay in a central location ideal for seeing the southern half of Hawaii Island.

Spend time with knowledgeable hosts who will answer your burning questions, provide clear directions and maps, and offer great tips and solid recommendations to help you get the most out of your stay.

Take advantage of our convenient access to Papakolea Green Sand Beach at Mahana Bay, Punalu`u Black Sand Beach, and the new southern section of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, open on weekends and featuring a pastoral hike to an amazing pit crater and broad vistas of Ka Lae, the southern tip of the Hawaiian Islands

Take advantage of our convenient access to Papakolea Green Sand Beach at Mahana Bay, Punalu`u Black Sand Beach, and the new southern section of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, open on weekends and featuring a pastoral hike to an amazing pit crater and broad vistas of Ka Lae, the southern tip of the Hawaiian Islands

Take advantage of our convenient access to Papakolea Green Sand Beach at Mahana Bay, Punalu`u Black Sand Beach, and the new southern section of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, open on weekends and featuring a pastoral hike to an amazing pit crater and broad vistas of Ka Lae, the southern tip of the Hawaiian Islands

Take advantage of our convenient access to Papakolea Green Sand Beach at Mahana Bay, Punalu`u Black Sand Beach, and the new southern section of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, open on weekends and featuring a pastoral hike to an amazing pit crater and broad vistas of Ka Lae, the southern tip of the Hawaiian Islands