Hamakua Real Estate

Hamakua

This lush area lies just far enough into northeast side of the island that it is transformed into a land of tropical fantasy. It is also an area rich with history. Many small communities grew out of the sugar plantation era. Small communities such as Honokaa have become increasingly popular as bedroom communities for westside resort workers and serve as suburbs for Hilo. The small towns are a true cultural melting pot. The state’s first native Hawaiian governor, John D. Waihee III is from this locale.

Hamakua traverses 50 miles of rugged and beautiful coastline. Historic plantation estates populate the area and a prominent feature is open space and historic dairy and farmlands. Hamakua is steeped in ranching tradition.

Farmers markets, rodeos and country and western themes are common throughout the area known for locally raised beef and produce enjoyed in a surprising number of venues and events.

Miles upon miles of wind swept green mountainsides with views of the ocean hundreds of feet below create some of the most idyllic living conditions anywhere on earth. Plentiful rainfall keeps this part of the island greener and cooler as if in a perpetual spring season. Streams and waterfalls are abundant. You may even find a property with your own private waterfall.

Families often make this area home because it is so well oriented toward a secluded and wholesome lifestyle – and a bit slower paced than the tourist attractions of the Kona Coast.

Homes can be purchased at very reasonable terms ranging anywhere from a few hundred thousand to just over $1 million in price. Lot sizes tend to be very generous in the beautiful tropical countryside.

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Local Restaurants

Local dining favorites in Hamakua, curated by Yelp.


Kona Airport Restaurant

Categories: American (New)

Distance: 0.71 miles

Rating

7 reviews


Laniakea Cafe

Categories: Buffets, Bars

Distance: 0.9 miles

Rating

105 reviews


Uncle Herb's Malasadas

Categories: Food Stands

Distance: 1.01 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Centerplate Hawaiian

Categories: Hawaiian, Sandwiches

Distance: 1.22 miles

Rating

2 reviews


KBS kona's best snack's

Categories: Cafes, American (New), Hawaiian

Distance: 1.22 miles

Rating

6 reviews


Maxwell's Landing Restaurant

Categories: American (Traditional)

Distance: 1.22 miles

Rating

3 reviews


Pine Tree Cafe

Categories: Hawaiian, Breakfast & Brunch, Cafes

Distance: 1.9 miles

Rating

522 reviews


Patricio's Mexican Taqueria

Categories: Mexican

Distance: 1.91 miles

Rating

56 reviews


Subway

Categories: Sandwiches, Fast Food

Distance: 1.91 miles

Rating

5 reviews


Sushi U

Categories: Sushi Bars

Distance: 2.74 miles

Rating

51 reviews


Nearby Shopping

Local shopping favorites in Hamakua, curated by Yelp.


The Vanillerie

Categories: Nurseries & Gardening, Attraction Farms

Distance: 0.13 miles

Rating

1 review


Hawaiian Gardens

Categories: Nurseries & Gardening, Tree Services, Landscaping

Distance: 0.16 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Ohana Casual Wear

Categories: Fashion

Distance: 1.05 miles

Rating

1 review


Cho's Lei Stand

Categories: Florists

Distance: 1.2 miles

Rating

1 review


Kona International Airport Gift Shop

Categories: Gift Shops

Distance: 1.23 miles

Rating

6 reviews


Tiare Enterprise

Categories: Florists

Distance: 1.23 miles

Rating

1 review


Wahine Toa Designs

Categories: Fashion

Distance: 1.74 miles

Rating

6 reviews


Pacific Source

Categories: Appliances, Building Supplies, Interior Design

Distance: 2.15 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Kona Flower Shoppe

Categories: Florists, Floral Designers

Distance: 2.16 miles

Rating

15 reviews


ToyConquest

Categories: Toy Stores, Hobby Shops

Distance: 2.51 miles

Rating

3 reviews


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