Vacation Rental/Farm Stay

Lokahi Garden Sanctuary


Looking for a unique vacation destination that combines the the best that Hawaii has to offer? Lokahi Garden Sanctuary is a travel destination providing lodging and so much more. The perfect setting for friends and family to gather and experience life Hawaiian style. With resort caliber amenities available as well as farm fresh produce delivered to your kitchen Lokahi Garden Sanctuary is the place to make memories that will linger on long after.

Lokahi Lodge and Cottage are situated on our 10 acre organic farm and botanical sanctuary. You can stroll through the gardens and forest or find a quiet spot to fully appreciate the beauty and mystery of Hawaii. Additionally, you can walk our medicine wheel or swing in the hammock.

Delight in pristine ocean swimming just a 10 minute drive. World class white sand beaches, numerous upscale resorts, and golf is just a 30 minute drive. The quaint and lively village of Hawi is less than a 10 minute walk. Enjoy excellent restaurants, art galleries, local shops, a popular coffee shop and live music. Outdoor adventures with numerous hikes to waterfalls, sea cliffs and rain forests nearby are yours to explore.

Start the day with breakfast on the lanai, listening to the birds singing and the wind rustling through the trees. And end your day on the lanai with your favorite beverage, watching the the sunset colors light up the passing clouds. You can prepare and enjoy your meals with the fresh, organic produce from the garden.

Guests can explore the property planted with over 250 different species of plants. Lokahi Garden Sanctuary offers contemplative walks through the gardens and tropical forest as well as a meditative Medicine Wheel. Enjoy the ocean view as you relax in the hammock near the studio.

We are happy to offer a complimentary tour of the estate grounds, gardens, and forests. We offer for sale farm fresh organic produce and eggs from our happy hens, on-site massage, yoga classes, spa treatments, guided adventures and cheffing.

Lokahi Lodge

Lokahi lodge is a spectacular custom-built 3 bedroom 3 bath quartzite-stone sided home of 2500 square feet on 10 lush acres overlooking the vast Pacific Ocean.

Interior Features

  • An indoor bamboo and fern garden greets you as you enter the front door.
  • A great room with large beamed cathedral ceilings of aromatic Port Orford cedar.
  • Floors of warm Brazilian cherry wood combined with cool polished and textured granite guide you to the large windows and sliding glass doors with sweeping ocean views.
  • A magnificent well appointed kitchen with granite counters makes meal preparation a delight.
  • The great room opens to a spacious lanai (porch) with expansive views of the deep blue Pacific and the island of Maui.
  • There are 3 attractive queen bedrooms, each with an ocean view. The master suite has a large, deep granite Roman soaking bathtub. There are 2 outdoor garden showers.
  • High-speed wireless computer access throughout.
  • A complete laundry center is conveniently located off of the kitchen.

Outside Features

  • The lanai made of rich ipe (iron-wood) held up by hand harvested Ohia posts and features a comfy sofa, hammock, chairs and an outdoor dining area for your enjoyment.
  • A vegetable and flower garden grace the view towards the ocean.
  • You can experience magical sunsets every night while relaxing on the lanai or on lawn chairs on the lawn.

We are happy to offer a complimentary tour of the estate grounds, gardens, and forests. We offer for sale farm fresh organic produce and eggs from our happy hens, on-site massage, yoga classes, spa treatments, guided adventures and cheffing. A complimentary basket of organic fruit from the land and fresh flowers greet you upon arrival.


You will experience the true aloha spirit staying in our new custom-built, well appointed 1000 square foot cottage with ocean views on a lush 10 acre private estate, botanical sanctuary and organic farm.

Located in historic Hawi on the Big Isand of Hawaii, this lovely space can sleep up to 6 people. The bedroom and loft each have a queen bed. A sofa bed is in the living room. The great room with cathedral ceiling has a well equipped kitchen, dining and living room area. The large bathroom has granite tiled floors and counters, a shower, bath tub and washer and dryer. Tropical and fragrant hardwoods were used throughout the cottage. There is WiFi. A back lanai (patio) overlooks the beautiful gardens and orchards. You will be greeted with a complimentary basket of delicious fresh organic fruit and fragrant flowers from the land.

We are in the country…very rural, peaceful and quiet with the historic village of Hawi within walking distance.

The cottage comes with:

  • One queen bed in the bedroom
  • One queen bed in the loft
  • Sofa bed in living room
  • Full kitchen, fully-equipped
  • Dining and living room area
  • Bathroom with bathtub, shower and laundry center
  • WiFi
  • 2 Covered lanais (front and back) with outdoor dining
  • Hickory wood floors, aromatic cedar ceilings, mahagony trim, maple wood cabinets, granite counters, granite bathroom floors and travertine kitchen floor

Lodging Options

The lodge and studio can be rented separately or together.


Lokahi Lodge: $420 per night, $2,940 per week, $10,000 per 4 weeks.
Cottage: $215 per night, $1,400 per week, $4,800 per 4 weeks
Plus Cleaning fee and Hawaii Tax.


Lokahi Garden Sanctuary offers a full range of healthy, gourmet meals prepared with love and expertise sourced from our organic gardens and orchards. We often prepare fresh green drinks and juices from vegetables, fruits and herbs grown on our farm.

Please contact us for further details.

Reviews from Happy Guests

Madeleine B. said…This place is truly a sanctuary. It is gorgeous, with windows across the entire wall overlooking the gardens and ocean. Beautiful accommodations for our family reunion. We enjoyed the large, nicely furnished great room, kitchen/dining room and the wonderful lanai for enjoying the outdoor living space. with table and outdoor furniture for eating and relaxing. We actually spent one day being at the house as it was a vacation all in itself! We were taken care of very well with fresh eggs and vegetables right from their organic gardens. Will be back to this garden sanctuary!!”

Pat S. said… This beautiful, peaceful property was the perfect place for my family of four over the New Year’s holiday. We rented the entire home for 4 days and found it to be even better than the listing description. Immaculate and lovingly cared for, this is indeed a sanctuary. The reservation process was straightforward and Dr. Liebmann and his wife Natalie made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived. We especially enjoyed touring their 10 acre organic farm with him and learning about the healing plants they grew and their delicious organic produce. The bedrooms and living area were spacious and the kitchen was exceptionally well-equipped. Perched on the tip of the north Kohala coast, this property had spectacular views of Maui’s Haleakala volcano wreathed in clouds rising out of the ocean. Since this was the first visit to North Kohala for 3 of us, we drove to beaches and resorts along the Kawaihae coast all the way to Kona one day, visited Waimea another day and explored charming Hawi on the third day. We planned an evening departure on our last day and drove south of Hilo to visit Madame Pele in her home at Halemaumau Crater before flying back to Honolulu. The Jagger Museum is a must-see for anyone interested in volcanoes. We arrived and departed from Hilo rather than Kona. Hawi is almost equidistant from the two airports and I found rental cars to be much less expensive in Hilo. The driving distances can be long because of the massive size of Hawaii Island but the scenery that unfolds is unlike anywhere in Hawaii, especially on the drive from Waimea to Hawi. The lush green rolling pastures of the Parker Ranch and the peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa were mesmerizing. No photograph could capture the vastness of the beauty, but we tried! Our family looks forward to our next visit to Lokahi Garden Sanctuary and we all recommend it highly.”

Jennifer P said…My two adult children, their spouses, and our 2 and 1/2 year old just spent a week at Richard and Natalie’s lovely serene home. It was perfect for us. The master bedroom is at one end of the house so we put the family with the baby there. They had their own bathroom and privacy. The house itself was way beyond my expectations. It was also well equipped for what we wanted to do which was relax, cook, explore, surf and beach. The hammock stretched between two lanai poles overlooking the organic farm and beautiful Pacific became the focal point for afternoon story time and early sunset watching. The house has no TV which suited us just fine, but excellent internet for those who needed to retreat for a bit of work or who may have wanted to watch late night movies in their rooms.We thoroughly enjoyed talking to Richard and Co. You will need a car to surf or beach, but there are endless lovely spots to be discovered. As mentioned by others, Hawi is a darling town with several really good places to eat and friendly folks. But is not like many “touristy” towns on other islands, at least it was not in early November. The short 20+ minute drive to Waimea, is breathtaking as was almost every place we visited. There’s a great kid park there for little kids, and Merrimans is a great place for farm/table food. If you get tired of the country (which we didn’t) there are lovely resort hotels just a short drive away. We found fresh fish markets, vegetable and fruit stands, and the kona airport is a dream compared to LAX. Also many local beaches in coves for little kids with small waves and surf beaches for big kids with big waves. In short I can’t say enough. Mahalo Richard and Natalie. We would definitely return.

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