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Our Canoe Garden

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The early Polynesians were at home on the ocean, and traveled in sailing canoes thousands of miles to Hawai’i, navigating by the stars. They lived at sea much the same way they lived on the land, conserving their resources. Plants brought by canoes were carefully selected to provide food, medicine, fiber, apparel and shelter. As […]

Recommended by Lonely Planet!

We are excited to share that Keolamauloa Farmstay is highly recommended in the current issue of Lonely Planet – Discover Hawaii The Big Island. Lonely Planet is the largest and most respected guidebook publishers in the world, and we’re honored to be included among “the best of the Big Island.” From the guide: “If you’re […]

YACON – The Healthy Sweetener

Yummy Yacon

This is our second season for Yacon and we wanted to promote it a bit here on our blog. After our first harvest last year, we tasted it and knew we had found “gold” in this delicious tuber. Not only does it grow easily in our Paauilo climate with no problems, Yacon also has multitude […]

  • From our Guestbook

    If you want to get away from the commercial touristic experience of Hawaii this is the place to stay at. The two-bedroom rental is charming and fully functional with full kitchen, outside BBQ and Hot tub! This place will give you a sense of the local life style, making you feel at home and never wanting to leave. I have stayed twice at the Keolamauloa farm and my wife and I can't wait to come back.
    Jean-René (Calgary, Canada)

    This is our favorite place to stay on the island. The property is warm and inviting, and even has a hot tub! They're solar operated, grow several varieties of fruits and veggies, have a huge pet pig, a chicken coop, etc. This part of the island also has endless opportunity for exploration.
    Rebecca H.

  • Life at Keolamauloa

    Kaye working in her greenhouse. Our native tree table Garden flowers in the makai bedroom Onions Taro, almost ready to harvest our pig bische