Makalei Estates Real Estate

About Makalei Estates

Makalei Estates is located north of Kailua Kona and just east of the Kona international Airport off of Hawaii Belt Road or Highway 190 in North Kona. It’s located in the Kalaoa district just north of Kona Palisades. Makalei Estates offers some of the largest estates in the area in sizes from 2 acres up to 5 acres. Homes were built in the early 2000’s up till today and feature custom designs with panoramic coastal views of the ocean in the Kona Coast.

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More About Makalei Estates

Nearly every home in Makalei Estates has been meticulously designed and you’ll likely find beautiful covered lanai is with stunning outdoor spaces, well-crafted kitchens, master suites, backyard swimming pools, hot tubs, outdoor kitchens, and much more. This community is certainly set apart from all the other Kailua Kona neighborhoods. Not only is it nestled in a private, gated community, but due to its 1000 to 1800 foot elevation offers a perfect climate for growing Kona coffee, and a plethora of tropical and native fruits and vegetables. Several homes have photo voltaic solar energy, which helps to keep electrical and utility bills low.


Homeowners of Makalei Estates enjoy the Makalei Golf Course just up the hill and are less than 10 minutes from the Kona international Airport and about 20 minutes to downtown Kailua Kona. Shops, restaurants, the Honokohau boat harbor and beaches are all within 10 to 15 minutes from these luxury estates. This truly is a country living at its best.


Residents are part of the North Kona school district and are served by the Kealakehe elementary school, the Kealakehe middle school and the Kealakehe high school. These schools are all about 4 ½ miles from the entrance to Makalei Estates.


Homeowner association fees are approximately $112 per month and cover all common area and road maintenance fees, gate maintenance fees and community management. (Please check with current listings for exact or updated HOA fees)

If you’re looking for a luxury home on a large lot, stunning views of the ocean, and a private, gated community, look no further than Makalei Estates. For more information view all available lots and listings on this page or contact my office at (808) 217-2717 to schedule a showing at any time.

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