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.


Junjira Fresh Thai Kitchen

Categories: Thai

Distance: 0.25 miles

Rating

23 reviews


Loko Wraps

Categories: Hawaiian, Mexican, Juice Bars & Smoothies

Distance: 0.26 miles

Rating

166 reviews


Manny's

Categories: Mexican

Distance: 0.42 miles

Rating

22 reviews


Patz Pies

Categories: Pizza, Italian, Beer Bar

Distance: 0.46 miles

Rating

78 reviews


Big Robs Bakery

Categories: Breakfast & Brunch, Bakeries

Distance: 0.46 miles

Rating

75 reviews


Manago Hotel Restaurant

Categories: Hawaiian, American (Traditional)

Distance: 0.57 miles

Rating

209 reviews


Adriana's Mexican Food

Categories: Mexican

Distance: 0.61 miles

Rating

1 review


Captain Cook L&L

Categories: Hawaiian

Distance: 0.96 miles

Rating

21 reviews


The Coffee Shack

Categories: Breakfast & Brunch, Coffee & Tea

Distance: 1 miles

Rating

531 reviews


Beijing Garden

Categories: Chinese

Distance: 2.27 miles

Rating

41 reviews


Nearby Shopping

Local shopping favorites in Hamakua, curated by Yelp.


Captain Cook Ace Hardware

Categories: Hardware Stores

Distance: 0.27 miles

Rating

1 review


Tiedyehobo

Categories: Women's Clothing, Accessories

Distance: 0.63 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Captain Cook Pool & Spa

Categories: Hot Tub & Pool, Pool Cleaners

Distance: 0.81 miles

Rating

1 review


The Trove Hawai'i

Categories: Gift Shops, Jewelry, Art Classes

Distance: 0.96 miles

Rating

1 review


Treasure Island Thrift Shack

Categories: Thrift Stores

Distance: 1.53 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Eyeland EyeDoc

Categories: Eyewear & Opticians, Laser Eye Surgery/Lasik, Optometrists

Distance: 1.8 miles

Rating

6 reviews


Maymes Attic

Categories: Antiques

Distance: 2.2 miles

Rating

3 reviews


Discovery Antiques

Categories: Antiques

Distance: 2.25 miles

Rating

16 reviews


Mutiara Boutique

Categories: Women's Clothing

Distance: 2.45 miles

Rating

3 reviews


Big Island Beads & More

Categories: Arts & Crafts

Distance: 2.46 miles

Rating

1 review


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