Alae Point Classic: Mid-Century Modern, Single Level Home with Spectacular In-Ground Pool

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Alae Point Classic
Mid-Century Modern, Single Level Home with Spectacular In-Ground Pool in a Highly Desired Hilo Neighborhood

37 Makakai Pl., Hilo, HI  96720

Steps away from Honolii swimming & surfing beach park, this home is immaculately kept and ready for anyone who appreciates living the island lifestyle.

The single-level ranch design allows easy indoor/outdoor living that is accessible for everyone in the household. Some of the features that you’ll find are: an enormous lava-rock fireplace in the living room, ocean views and 9 ft. open-beamed ceilings. This very large home has 3 bedrooms & 2 1/2 baths, plus a formal living room, dining room, sun room and family room.

The exterior is landscaped with red ceiling wax palms, and a covered port-cochere is in the circular driveway.

The pristine swimming pool is surrounded by an entertaining deck, with an island bar. An outdoor bathroom and shower open directly to the pool deck to minimize wet footprints in the house. This area is so inviting that you may find it hard to go inside!

Alae Point is one of Hilo’s most desired residential locations. Located just north of Hilo, there is quick and easy access to Hilo Medical Center, downtown Hilo, and the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Designed for island-style living, this home has it all!

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One of the Busiest Commercial Corner Locations in Hilo!

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One of the Busiest Commercial Corner Locations in Hilo!
Fee Simple Property with a Large Commercial Building Located at the Corner of Kamehameha Ave and Banyan Drive

1717 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo, HI  96720

One of the busiest commercial corner locations in Hilo! A fee simple property with a large commercial building located at the corner of Kamehameha Avenue & Banyan Drive – one of the most well-known intersections in Hilo! An over 15,000 sf building contains retail, office, customer restrooms & warehouse areas, with adjacent parking stalls. Near the Hilo airport, Port of Hilo and landmark Banyan Drive, this high traffic location is a rare find.

The triangular lot fronts Kamehameha Avenue and Banyan Drive, with driveway access from both roads. Currently leased to a retail hardware company, the existing industrial-type structure has been in various uses for over 50 years. If you are looking for a high visibility commercial location in Hilo, with off-street parking, this is it!

A parcel of State land at the rear separates this parcel from the Banyan Golf Course. Part of back parking area is State of Hawaii Lease Hold land, and is not included in the sale.
This site is designated Open (O) by the County Zoning Code. The existing structure and various industrial-types of uses have existed on this site prior to the adoption of the Zoning Code in 1967. The existing building and uses are therefore considered “non-conforming” as per Section 25-79 of the Zoning Code, are legal and have been ‘grandfathered in’ due to prior existence.

Land uses in the immediate vicinity include various commercial and industrial uses on lands zoned Neighborhood Commercial (CN) & Limited Industrial (ML). Utilities (county water, electric & telephone) are available to the property. The site is designated Urban by the State Land Use Commission. The property is located within the boundaries of the Special Management Area (SMA). The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) designates this site as located within an area outside of the 500-year flood plain (Zone X). There is a 120 ft & a 50 ft road right of way (R/W) fronting Kamehameha. Buyers recommended to get their own appraisal.

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Just Listed! Remodeled & Immaculately Well Kept 2-Story Home


Immaculately well kept 2 story home located at beginning of Ainaloa Subdivision.

16-2039 Puhala Dr. Pahoa HI

16-2039 Puhala Drive, Pahoa, HI  96778

Hear the gentle tapping of rain on the lanai roof. Feel the smooth coolness of the wood floors on your bare feet. Listen to the birds singing in the trees throughout the day. Enjoy the frogs chirping in the background when sharing a glass of wine on the lanai with friends. Imagine a rousing game of billiards with friends in the evening. Pulling into the driveway and feeling like you’re home… Ahhh… island living!

Recently remodeled, this outstanding home offers many features such as: wrap around decks on the front and two sides of the home, screened front deck, keyless entry for the front door, oak hardwood floors in the upstairs living area, new cabinets in the open kitchen area, with a silent stainless steel Bosch dishwasher and a wine cooler! Large master bedroom with his & hers walk-in closet, shower, washroom and linen space. A spiral staircase takes you to the downstairs area, which includes a large bedroom with its own bathroom, covered patio, separate entry and exercise/game room. Downstairs has a kitchenette, making it perfect for an extended family. Full 1600 sq ft attic with drop down ladder provides lots of storage space.

Sale includes adjacent parcel TMK 3/1-6-097-053, and property is nicely landscaped with mango, avocado, kukui nut and mac nut trees along with coconut palms. Sale includes pool table and weight training station.

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JUST LISTED! Cozy Custom Home with Unique Interior in Ideal Location

27-203 Kaapoko Homestead Rd., Papaikou, HI  96781
27-203 Kaapoko Homestead Rd., Papaikou, HI 96781

This cozy custom home has an ideal location – just north of Hilo on a cul-de-sac. Outside you’ll find sprawling lawns, roses, orchids, fruit-bearing citrus & fig trees, and a feeling of serenity. Inside, you’ll find a unique multi-level interior with gleaming eucalyptus hardwood floors, woodburning fireplace, and a gourmet cook’s kitchen.

The owners thoughtfully considered the environment and the natural elements when they designed the home. The many windows take advantage of the beautiful surroundings, and windows were placed for tradewind ventilation.

27-203 Kaapoko Homestead Road

The master suite features a separate sitting and study area, and a master bath with a whirlpool tub AND a steam shower. True luxury!

Open beamed cathedral ceilings are found throughout the home. Adjacent to the extra-large kitchen is a sunny octagonal breakfast room. There is also a spacious dining room, and a screened-in lanai that overlooks the garden. The bedrooms feature large closets. Four skylights brighten the interior, including a foyer library.

This excellent location is ideal. Kalanianaole School is within walking distance, and you are only minutes from Hilo Medical Center, the University of Hawaii at Hilo, and the Astronomy Centers.

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JUST LISTED! Immaculate Large Custom Home on 3 Acres with Bonus Room/Bath & Bonus Utility/Farm Building

16-1137 Koloa Maoli (Road 9), Kurtistown, HI  96760

16-1137 Koloa Maoli (Road 9), Kurtistown, HI 96760

Immaculate large custom home with cathedral ceilings on quiet Koloa Maoli (Road 9) in Hawaiian Acres. The interior features easy-care laminate flooring, gorgeous African Mahoghany cabinetry in the kitchen, tiled bathrooms and high ceilings throughout.

This spacious custom 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home has extra bonus space too!

A separate farm and utility building has double extra-height Martin garage rolling doors — ideal for a home gym, boat or farm vehicle storage, vehicle repair area, art studio, or a large home office.

Separate farm and utility building
Separate farm and utility building

And … adjacent to the home’s enclosed 2 car garage is a bonus room with a half bath. A sliding glass door provides access to the outside.

Situated on 3 acres that have been ripped and rolled (prepared for planting with a bulldozer which creates drainage). There are a variety of fruit and ornamental trees including Lychee, Tangerine, Dwarf Banana, Avocado, Mango, Navel Orange, Lemon, Lime and Ulu (breadfruit). Eight different varieties of Plumeria flowering trees adorn the driveway. Fragrant Gardenia, Pikake & Tiare plants grow around the house. A border of Podocarpus trees have been planted to provide privacy.

The entrance is fenced and gated, with paved road access on Road Nine from the Kurtistown Highway. Located only one mile from the Highway, with close access to Hilo, Hawaii’s second largest city. Great site for a peaceful, rural lifestyle and to grow your own food.

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JUST LISTED! Tropical Estate on 51 Acres of Producing Farmland with Breathtaking Ocean and Mauna Kea Views

31-200 Old Mamalahoa Hwy, Papaaloa, HI
31-200 Old Mamalahoa Hwy, Papaaloa, HI

On a hill overlooking 51 acres of producing farmland and breathtaking Pacific Ocean views you’ll find a tropical-style residential estate — the ultimate Hamakua home. This over 5000 sq. ft. residence was created to take advantage of unparalleled panoramic Pacific Ocean & Mauna Kea mountain views. Upstairs, massive Douglas fir posts suspend soaring cathedral ceilings, crowned with a custom skylight.

The spacious interior features 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, with many unique custom details. In the gourmet kitchen the counters are granite, and custom tilework is found on the floors and in the bathrooms. Furniture-quality vanities and one-of-a-kind teak built-ins give evidence of quality of craftsmanship that went into building this unique piece of paradise.

Wrap-around lanais provide additional outdoor living areas that are ideal for relaxing and enjoying the million dollar views. If you’ve dreamed of getting away from it all, this home offers privacy, serenity, and freedom to generate your own electricity for your home. There are no telephone or power lines to obstruct your views!   A complete alternative power solar system provides energy for the home.

Cellular telephone reception is excellent. Multiple options for internet access.

In addition to the generously sized home there is a separate farm/utility building.

And … the current owner leases the farmland to sweet potato farmers, making the acreage profitable!

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JUST LISTED! Elegant Kamaaina Home with Ohana Guest House Overlooking Richardson Beach

JUST LISTED – 2296 Kalanianaole Street in Hilo, Hawaii

Elegant Kamaaina home with Ohana guest house overlooking Richardson Beach. Ideal location in sunny Keaukaha, only minutes to downtown Hilo. Walk out your front door and swim, surf and snorkel. The Old Hawaii lifestyle is calling you back home.

From the ocean, stroll down the driveway and approach the gracious lava rock front porch with built-in Koa wood seat. Leaded stain glass windows flank the entry. Slide open the glass doors. Pause a moment and enjoy the sights, sounds adn smells of the blue Pacific Ocean.

This historic home, built in the 1937, is in immaculate shape — from the new roof to the gleaming hardwood floors. Sun pours through skylights over vaulted beam ceilings creating a magical ambiance. Hardwood floors soothe your bare feet. The lava rock fireplace in the great room will warm your heart.

Enjoy views of one of Hilo’s favorite beach areas from the living room, the spacious dining area, and the family room.

The kitchen has new appliances, stacking front-loading washer & dryer, spacious counters, and an island with extra storage. Old World charm and craftsmanship are evident throughout the interior and grounds. Elegant corner bedrooms offer views of the ocean or the manicured yards. Let the sounds of the ocean lull you to sleep.

Attached to the west end of the main home is the “Ohana” guest house. A separate entrance, bathroom and kitchen create an independent wing for your visiting friends and relatives. Koa hardwood cabinets, a full kitchen with ocean views and skylights create a warm nest that will be hard to leave. The windows offer serene ocean and garden views. The upstairs bedroom has tropical woven wall covering and a huge skylight.

This historic gem is now available. A home for connoisseurs who appreciate artisan details and exceptional quality combined with an outstanding location.

Homes like this are rarely available. The lifestyle that comes with it is priceless. Welcome to paradise!

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Just Listed! 564 Spectacular Acres 6 Miles North of Hilo

564 Acres in Paukaa with Huge Streams and Waterfalls
564 Acres in Paukaa with Huge Streams and Waterfalls

Hilo Paradise! 564 spectacular acres with streams and huge waterfalls, just 6 miles north of Hilo. Fantastic Mauna Kea Mountain and Hilo Bay views. Honolii Stream with breathtaking waterfalls borders the north side of the property, and another stream borders the south end of the parcel.

Large parcels like this are rare to find so close to Hilo! Currently, cattle graze the rolling pastureland, and approximately 100 acres are leased to sweet potato farmers.

The large size of this parcel offers a variety of potential uses or just enjoy the privacy for your own residential estate. The diversified agriculture potential is unlimited.

Hundreds of acres of agricultural land right outside Hilo
Hundreds of acres of agricultural land right outside Hilo

Just a few minutes from downtown Hilo. The property has its own airstrip, a remnant of the bygone days of the sugar plantations.

Come see this unique property and enjoy the pleasant East Hawaii lifestyle.

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Just Listed! 1 Acre Overlooking Stream with Waterfalls in Hilo!

1751 Akolea Place, Hilo, Hawaii
1751 Akolea Place, Hilo, Hawaii

Build your dream home overlooking a stream with waterfalls, in Akolea Plantation above Hilo. The stream and swimming hole are only steps away from the building site. The stream runs through the middle of the property!

Enter through an Asian-inspired gate flanked by rare red ceiling wax palm trees into a botanical garden setting complete with a private stream & waterfalls.

This is an established upscale residential area near Hilo Medical Center and the University of Hawaii Astronomy Centers. County water, electric, TV cable and telephone service available to the property. Beautifully landscaped, fenced and ready for you! The garden gazebo, tool sheds, water meter, cesspool and temporary power are already installed.

A large custom house has been designed to compliment the surroundings and take full advantage of the stream and waterfalls. The seller will consider including the plans with the purchase of the property.

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Just Listed! 3BR Unique Custom Home with Studio/Apt

1178 Kumuwaina Place, Hilo, HI 96720

Just Listed!

This unique custom home with separate studio is located at the end of a cul-de-sac in a quiet and safe neighborhood near the Astronomy Centers, UH-Hilo and Hilo Medical Center. Extensive gardens border a large greenbelt creating a sense of privacy and seclusion.

Created with an open design, this home has great airflow ventilation and four skylights. A fireplace with propane starter helps set the mood for cozy evenings. All walls are insulated to reduce noise and temperature variations. Central air is in all bedrooms, office or media room and family rooms. Solar hot water, and propane stove and clothes dryer, round out the home’s utility features.

There is a sound proof Media Room and a complete custom audio video system with multi-room controls. This room would also make an ideal office. A complete alarm system and front door camera provide security and peace of mind.

Outdoors, an expansive flagstone lanai and luxurious landscaping create spaces to sit and enjoy the moment. An outdoor covered living room overlooks a large green space that is maintained but will not be developed. Enjoy the Balinese Gazebo with a Coleman Spa hot-tub and take in the surrounding ocean and mountain views. There is also an outside propane hookup for a grill.

A separate bedroom/apartment/studio with a full bath adjoins the outside gazebo and also overlooks the greenbelt in the back yard. Private and separate, ideal for guests or teenagers.

A custom home with a two car garage and lots of storage helps you keep things in order. Upgraded windows for easy cleaning all while indoors. The single-level design is handicap accessible. A private feeling in a desirably convenient location.

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