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.


Minnie's

Categories: Hawaiian

Distance: 6.15 miles

Rating

102 reviews


Gill's Lanai

Categories: Hot Dogs, Fish & Chips, Asian Fusion

Distance: 6.15 miles

Rating

112 reviews


Ackerman's Snack Shack

Categories: Pizza

Distance: 6.17 miles

Rating

1 review


Nanbu Courtyard Cafe

Categories: Sandwiches

Distance: 6.18 miles

Rating

5 reviews


Kings View Cafe

Categories: Cafes, Pizza, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

Distance: 6.2 miles

Rating

118 reviews


CSC Cafe

Categories: Hawaiian, Breakfast & Brunch, Cafes

Distance: 6.45 miles

Rating

21 reviews


Kohala Village HUB Pub

Categories: Hawaiian, American (Traditional)

Distance: 6.48 miles

Rating

29 reviews


Kohala Coffee Mill

Categories: Sandwiches, Coffee & Tea, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

Distance: 6.51 miles

Rating

121 reviews


Sweet Potato Kitchen and Take-Out

Categories: Vegan, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian

Distance: 6.52 miles

Rating

94 reviews


Sushi Rock

Categories: Sushi Bars, Asian Fusion

Distance: 6.53 miles

Rating

460 reviews


Nearby Shopping

Local shopping favorites in North Hilo, curated by Yelp.


Kamehameha Pharmacy

Categories: Drugstores

Distance: 6.17 miles

Rating

2 reviews


MakiSun

Categories: Surf Shop, Home Decor

Distance: 6.19 miles

Rating

1 review


Ackerman Gallery

Categories: Art Galleries

Distance: 6.2 miles

Rating

5 reviews


Aikane Nursery

Categories: Nurseries & Gardening, Landscape Architects

Distance: 6.33 miles

Rating

1 review


The Gallery at Bamboo

Categories: Arts & Crafts

Distance: 6.36 miles

Rating

1 review


Sunshine True Value Hardware

Categories: Hardware Stores

Distance: 6.42 miles

Rating

1 review


Hawaii Forest & Trail

Categories: Outdoor Gear, Ziplining, Tours

Distance: 6.43 miles

Rating

1 review


As Hawi Turns

Categories: Women's Clothing, Men's Clothing, Jewelry

Distance: 6.51 miles

Rating

7 reviews


Pacifica - Jewelry and Seashells

Categories: Jewelry

Distance: 6.52 miles

Rating

2 reviews


Kathleen's Creations

Categories: Jewelry

Distance: 6.53 miles

Rating

1 review


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