North Hilo Real Estate

North Hilo

Hilo Hawaii is a rugged paradise that’s more volcanic hotspot then tourist Mecca. Hilo is the weather side of the island, receiving more annual rainfall at 130 inches per year, than Seattle. Hilo’s rugged coastline is spectacular and wild in its beauty and the people who live here are more at one with the island and a spirit of independence. Agriculture and farming in the shadow of three volcanoes is everywhere. If you’re an outdoor person and you like nature and you will see the beauty of Hilo. Most locals feel that the quieter less tourists visited nature of the island is what makes it a great place to live. This is where people get away from it all and they feel more like this is the real Hawaii.

Hilo’s average temperature year round is 73°. It’s cooler than the western side of the island. Sunrises are the spectacular daily event of note rather than sunsets. The days are shortened by the peaks of the volcanic peaks that divide the island into two different ecosystems. If you enjoy what for all intents is perpetual springtime, Hilo is the right place to call home. Hilo is the Big Island’s largest town and serves as the seat of the county government. King Kamehameha himself gave Hilo its name. Hilo is rich with parks and attractions including the largest Japanese garden – 30 acres – this side of Tokyo.

Below is rich with history, folklore and Hawaiian legends. Through the years below has maintained the ambience of an old-fashioned town. Hilo has more of an old Hawaii field than anywhere else in the islands.

While many homes in Hilo are modest and low-priced there is still a wide variety of real estate available.

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Local Restaurants

Local dining favorites in North Hilo, curated by Yelp.


The Makapala Store

Categories: Fast Food, Mexican, Juice Bars & Smoothies

Distance: 2.68 miles

Rating

17 reviews


Running Chef of Hawaii

Categories: Food Stands

Distance: 2.72 miles

Rating

8 reviews


Kings View Cafe

Categories: Cafes, Pizza, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

Distance: 3.61 miles

Rating

99 reviews


Kawaihae Kandyz

Categories: Seafood

Distance: 3.62 miles

Rating

30 reviews


Chaba's Thai Cuisine

Categories: Thai

Distance: 3.64 miles

Rating

11 reviews


Nanbu Courtyard Cafe

Categories: Sandwiches

Distance: 3.65 miles

Rating

5 reviews


Ackerman's Snack Shack

Categories: Pizza

Distance: 3.65 miles

Rating

1 review


Gill's Lanai

Categories: Hot Dogs, Fish & Chips, Asian Fusion

Distance: 3.69 miles

Rating

99 reviews


Minnie's

Categories: Hawaiian

Distance: 3.72 miles

Rating

95 reviews


Holy Smokes BBQ

Categories: Barbeque, Hawaiian, Food Trucks

Distance: 3.76 miles

Rating

16 reviews


Nearby Shopping

Local shopping favorites in North Hilo, curated by Yelp.


He Nani Floral Design

Categories: Florists

Distance: 2.46 miles

Rating

3 reviews


Ackerman Gallery

Categories: Art Galleries

Distance: 3.61 miles

Rating

3 reviews


MakiSun

Categories: Surf Shop, Home Decor

Distance: 3.65 miles

Rating

1 review


Kamehameha Pharmacy

Categories: Drugstores

Distance: 3.66 miles

Rating

1 review


The Gallery at Bamboo

Categories: Arts & Crafts

Distance: 3.92 miles

Rating

1 review


Aikane Nursery

Categories: Nurseries & Gardening

Distance: 3.92 miles

Rating

1 review


Sunshine True Value Hardware

Categories: Hardware Stores

Distance: 5.31 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Living Arts Gallery

Categories: Art Galleries

Distance: 5.31 miles

Rating

1 review


Kathleen's Creations

Categories: Jewelry

Distance: 5.37 miles

Rating

1 review


Kohala Artworks

Categories: Art Galleries

Distance: 5.37 miles

Rating

3 reviews


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