Cherie Attix restored this historic 1924 plantation-style home to its original charm, filling it with Hawaiian artwork, antique furniture (a giant oak armoire, wrought-iron bed frame, and vintage shutters repurposed as a headboard), and a generous dose of love. It’s a 5-minute walk from the shops and restaurants of Makawao, 15 minutes’ drive from beaches, and an hour’s drive from the top of Haleakala. The pretty guest rooms have separate outside entrances and private bathrooms—two with claw-foot tubs. The Kona Wing is a two-bedroom suite with use of the kitchen. In addition to a daily continental breakfast, Cherie offers guests fresh eggs from her hens. Unlike many B&B operators, she allows 1-night stays—perfect for hikers wanting a head start on Haleakala in the morning. Best of all: She sponsors a terrific “volunteer on vacation” program. Lend a hand at one of the dozen local organizations listed on her website and she’ll knock 5% off of your stay at Hale Ho’okipa. (And the experience will undoubtedly be the highlight of your vacation.)
Hale Hookipa Inn Makawao
32 Pakani Place, Makawao
Our Rating Neighborhood Makawao, Olinda & Hallimaile Phone 877/572-6698, 808/572-6698 Prices Double from $140. $15 surcharge for 1-night stays Amenities Tropical fruit orchard; voluntourism program; free Wi-Fi Units 4 Web site Hale Hookipa Inn Makawao Other Includes continental breakfast. No children under 9
Map32 Pakani Place, Makawao Maui
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