5th Street Ohana

11-3774 5th St. , Volcano, Hawaii 96785
Innkeeper(s): Kelsea Garlich
  • Introduction

    5th Street Ohana,  Volcano, Hawaii, frontWelcome to 5th Street Ohana!

    Located in Volcano, Hawaii, 5th Street O’hana is a fusion of casual Hawaiian atmosphere with the quality and style of a secluded, small B&B.  In Hawaiian, the word Ohana means family.  5th Street Ohana is a small house that brings family living to the new millennium with privacy, comfort and conveniences for today’s travelers.

    5th Street provides individual explorers and family escapades a comfortable accommodation close to the popular Volcano National Park.  5th Street has been labeled as “The Best Value” for families who want to explore the Big Island.

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  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to our innkeepers for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    The 5th Street Ohana is a fusion of casual Hawaiian atmosphere with the quality and style of a secluded, small B&B. 5th Street Ohana provides individual explorers and family escapades a comfortable accommodation close to the popular Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.  5th Street Ohana has been labeled as “The Best Value” for families who want to explore the Big Island.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are known for our 5 star customer service and our ideal location near the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. We strive to provide a memorable stay for all of our guests by providing top quality linens, services, and amenities. We love that this property is set up for families of all sizes! Our Queen Emma studio can be rented separately from our Sir Spencer (2 bedroom unit) OR both sides can be rented together for a larger family. This versatility attracts groups from 2-10 people.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Volcano Village is known for its close proximity to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – home to world’s most active volcano.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Our guests frequently comment on our staff’s attention to detail – from helping them plan their day trips to stocking each guest room with everything they could need. Knowing we are providing a 5 star service is the best compliment we could receive!

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    We are located at approximately 3500’ elevation. Our cooler temperatures provide a comfortable environment for a day of hiking and exploring inside the national park. Not to mention, the mosquitoes don’t venture up this high!!

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    We recommend at least 1-2 days of exploring the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 1 day exploring the southern part of the island (Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, South Point, Green Sands Beach), and 1 day exploring Hilo and the Puna District.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The 5th Street Ohana property is located just under 2 miles from the restaurants and shops in Volcano Village. While they are close, we do recommend our guests to drive to these businesses, as they would have to cross a highway when walking.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Our Innkeeper’s provide restaurant recommendations and sample menus to our guests upon arrival.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    For information about the Big Island of Hawaii, we recommend visiting the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s website: www.gohawaii.com/big-island.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    Our 5th Street Ohana property has two units: Queen Emma & Sir Spencer. The Queen Emma unit is a studio with a full kitchen, private bathroom, King bed and a sleeper sofa. The Sir Spencer unit has 2 bedrooms (King bed in each), living room with a sleeper sofa, full kitchen, and private bath. When these two units are rented together by the same group, we call it the King Ken package.

    Do you accept pets?

    We do not accept pets at this time.


  • Amenities

    5th Street Ohana,  Volcano, Hawaii, flowers5th Street Ohana provides services including freshening of the room when you stay more than 3 days.  Amenities include:

    • Ingredients for a self-indulgent prepared breakfast
    • Coffee maker
    • Coffee and tea
    • A fully equipped kitchen
    • Cable
    • DVD
    • WiFi
    • Electric heat fire places
    • Toaster oven / microwave
    • Space to relax after a day of discovery


    The property has several options depending on the amount of guests. Two units can be rented separately OR you can rent the entire Hale (house).

    Hawaiian Breakfast

    Breakfast is your creation at 5th Street Ohana. Our staff provides you daily ingredients that allow you to make your breakfast on your schedule. The refrigerator will be stocked with fresh bread, eggs, milk, and juices. A small basket of fresh fruit and other morning treats will be made available daily.

  • Area Attractions

    The Big Island of Hawaii. The most Diverse Island

    From the snows of Mauna Kea to the snow-white beaches of the Kona Coast, the Big Island is one of the few places on earth where you can go from snow boarding to snorkeling in a single day. Between these two altitude extremes, you will find virtually every type of outdoor activity imaginable.

    Nearby Activities Include:

    • Swimming in warm spring ponds
    • Sea Turtles at Black Sand Beach
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Art Galleries
    • and more

    “With flowers, ferns, and trees everywhere, it is hard to imagine a more picturesque village in all of America.”

    Visit our website to learn more about the following places to see and things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii.

    • Volcano Village
    • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    • Ka’u
    • Hilo
    • Mauna Loa
    • Hamakua Coast
    • Puna
    • Mauna Kea

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  • Location

    5th Street Ohana,  Volcano, Hawaii, rainbow over house5th Street Ohana is in the heart of the Volcano Rain Forest, just minutes from Volcanoes National Park and the famous Jagger Museum.  The property is hidden from the street by natural lush rain forest greenery and exceptional landscaping with a small walking path. It is private, quiet and boasts scenic views from every window. 

    The open night sky provides for magnificent star gazing in an absolutely peaceful setting allowing you wonder in amazement at how many stars there really are in the sky above!