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.


Domino's Pizza

Categories: Pizza

Distance: 1.03 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Kohana Wai

Categories: Live/Raw Food, Juice Bars & Smoothies, Fruits & Veggies

Distance: 19.12 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Pueo's Osteria

Categories: Italian

Distance: 19.62 miles

Rating

287 reviews


Racha Thai Cuisine

Categories: Thai

Distance: 19.66 miles

Rating

52 reviews


Island Lava Java - Waikoloa

Categories: Breakfast & Brunch, Burgers, Coffee & Tea

Distance: 19.67 miles

Rating

323 reviews


Red Barn at Puukani Stables Farmers Market

Categories: Sandwiches, Food Trucks

Distance: 19.81 miles

Rating

6 reviews


Lilikoi Cafe

Categories: Breakfast & Brunch, Cafes

Distance: 20.03 miles

Rating

59 reviews


Los Tres Mex

Categories: Mexican

Distance: 20.05 miles

Rating

50 reviews


Village Burger

Categories: Burgers, Sandwiches

Distance: 20.06 miles

Rating

290 reviews


Yum Yum Korean Bar-B-Q

Categories: Korean, Barbeque

Distance: 20.06 miles

Rating

12 reviews


Nearby Shopping

Local shopping favorites in Hamakua, curated by Yelp.


L'core Paris

Categories: Cosmetics & Beauty Supply

Distance: 19.41 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Wishard Gallery

Categories: Art Galleries

Distance: 19.41 miles

Rating

1 review


Ainahua Florals

Categories: Florists

Distance: 19.48 miles

Rating

9 reviews


Dorkels Snorkel & All About Babies

Categories: Baby Gear & Furniture

Distance: 19.67 miles

Rating

5 reviews


KTA Super Stores - Waikoloa Village

Categories: Drugstores, Grocery, Bakeries

Distance: 19.71 miles

Rating

61 reviews


Waikoloa Village Market Pharmacy

Categories: Drugstores

Distance: 19.71 miles

Rating

6 reviews


Giggles

Categories: Toy Stores

Distance: 20.06 miles

Rating

3 reviews


Parker Ranch Center

Categories: Shopping Centers

Distance: 20.06 miles

Rating

3 reviews


Jeans Warehouse

Categories: Fashion

Distance: 20.06 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Hawaiian Island Creations

Categories: Sporting Goods, Surf Shop

Distance: 20.08 miles

Rating

1 review


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