North Kohala Real Estate

North Kohala Real Estate

Welcome to North Kohala, a hidden gem located on the stunning Big Island of Hawaii. This region is a paradise for those seeking a peaceful and authentic Hawaiian experience. North Kohala is known for its lush landscapes, dramatic cliffs, and breathtaking ocean views.

In North Kohala, you will find charming small towns such as Hawi and Kapaau, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture and history. Explore art galleries, boutique shops, and farm-to-table restaurants that showcase the best of Hawaiian cuisine.

Nature enthusiasts will be in awe of the natural beauty that surrounds North Kohala. From the lush valleys of Pololu and Waipio to the black sand beaches of Mahukona, there are endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Hike through the Kohala Forest Reserve, go horseback riding along the coast, or simply relax on the beach and watch the sunset over the Pacific Ocean.

North Kohala is also home to some of the most sought-after real estate in Hawaii. Whether you are looking for a luxury oceanfront estate, a cozy cottage surrounded by tropical gardens, or a sustainable farm property, North Kohala has something for everyone.

Come and discover the magic of North Kohala, where the aloha spirit is alive and well, and where every day feels like a dream come true.

Newest Listings in North Kohala

711589 MLS Fee Simple Tenure
This expansive 3.064-acre corner lot occupies the lowest elevation of any similar-sized parcel in Kohala Ranch, between approximately 426' and 472' above sea level, presenting a unique opportunity to build your dream home in the "Goldilocks" dry-arid (desert) belt of Kohala Ranch's coveted first phase, The Heathers. Panoramic ocean, mountain, and coastline views encompass Hawai'i Island's fabled South Kohala "Gold Coast", including all five mountains celebrated in Helen Desha Beamer's beloved mele "Na Kuahiwi 'Elima": Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Hualalai, Kohala and Haleakala. Bordered by a 10' "no access" planting screen strip along Kohala Ranch Road and an equestrian trail along the lower boundary, the rolling, hilly terrain of this property affords privacy and tranquility while the low elevation location provides easy access to the nearby beaches and amenities. At the same elevation & just 1,500 feet south of the top of the parcel lies cascading Waiokanalopaka Falls, a seasonal wonder on the Keawewai Gulch and one of only two recorded waterfalls in the region. Astonishingly, the last time a 3-acre lot at this elevation was offered for sale was in 2016, making this a truly rare chance to secure your own slice of Hawaiian paradise. Experience the best of island living a mere 3,000 feet from the coast and just a 15-minute drive to Kauanaoa Beach, site of Laurance Rockefeller's legendary Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, its two championship golf courses and eight restaurants!


Listing courtesy of Hawaiian Voyage Realty.

3 Beds 2 Baths 711561 MLS Fee Simple Tenure
A real tropical beauty in an idyllic retreat setting with a touch of an agricultural forest. This gracious Tudor style home evokes memories of a time past. It's main entry level features a great room and gathering area adjacent to kitchen and includes two bedrooms and one bath. The upstairs area featuring the third bedroom and second bath includes an outside entrance and affords an additional study that sits across from the third bedroom with a kitchenette and sitting area between. The upstairs bedroom has its own lanai for easy access and enjoyment of the rolling landscape and wonderful nighttime stargazing. Outside the grounds welcomes rolling grasses and a permaculture forest ready to delight and nurture the senses with many fruiting trees and native Hawaiian plants to enjoy. The lush grounds and soil conditions also afford a healthy livestock pasture (sheep) and is securely penned across from the forested home. The 400 sqft two-car garage has been converted to an office/music studio room and divided area for storage and work areas. The additional other areas (198sqft) include an enclosed laundry area and storeroom off the main house and garden shed. Fruit budding trees include Nam Wah Bananas, Cuban Red Bananas, Avocados, Langan, Soursop, Breadfruit, Surinam Cherry, Jackfruit, Tangerine, Tahitian Lime, White Sapote, Coconut, Loquat, Pineapples and many more. In addition to the fruit trees, the property includes many Native Hawaiian Trees such as Red Hau, Dwarf Hau, Kukui and Hapu'u Ferns. And over 10 varieties of Bamboo, with Banyan, Jacaranda, and many other ornamentals.


Listing courtesy of Prime Properties Hawaii.

3 Beds 1 Baths 711388 MLS Fee Simple Tenure
Seize the unique opportunity to own this charming plantation-style home, nestled in the heart of historic downtown Kapa’au! This home is ideally located near charming cafés, delightful restaurants, a hospital, and vibrant community amenities. The property spans over half an acre of beautifully leveled land, fully enclosed with an automated dual swing gate and featuring extensive concrete driveways. It boasts a lush landscape filled with mature tropical fruit trees including mangos, lychees, oranges, apples, dragon fruits, lilikoi, bananas, papayas, limes, figs, ‘ulu and pineapples. This home blends vintage Kohala charm with modern conveniences. Original hardwood floors are complemented by contemporary upgrades such as a mini-split AC system in the living room, updated lighting, and a fully remodeled bonus living area. This versatile space, now a spacious guest room, features a new ensuite bath, LPV flooring, a 10,000 BTU window AC unit, and a small kitchenette. A separate covered entrance enhances its suitability for extended family or rental use. The guest quarters connect to the main house via a covered outdoor seating area, which includes an additional bath with shower and laundry facilities. The main house itself offers 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a living room, and a kitchen outfitted with a new dishwasher and microwave with an exhaust fan. This home is both energy-efficient and eco-friendly, equipped with an 18-panel photovoltaic system and solar water heating. The expansive lot feels both open and intimate, bordered by state land on the east, and in addition to all of the tropical fruit, it is also adorned with plantings of plumeria, cherry, soursop, mulberry, and longan. Key features: Fully owned 18-panel PV system. Fully remodeled bonus room with AC &private entrances. New ensuite bath for bonus room. New mini-split AC in main living Detached 2-car carport & shed 800 sf storage/workshop Roof is 12 yrs old


Listing courtesy of Hawaii Life.

4 Beds 3 Baths 706203 MLS Fee Simple Tenure
Welcome to this stunning home in Kohala Ranch, Kamuela, Hawaii, listed at $2,500,000. This spacious 3,352 square foot residence boasts 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms! The main home features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, two cozy fireplaces, and an impressive custom kitchen. Step out onto the expansive 1,336 square foot lanai to soak in breathtaking views of Maui, Kahoolawe, Lanai, and even catch a glimpse of seasonal whales in the distance. Relax and unwind on the lanai, in the living room, office, or even in the jacuzzi while taking in the magnificent vistas. Adjacent to the 3-car garage, you'll find a convenient laundry room, a great guest house with an additional full bathroom perfect for entertaining guests. French doors lead you to the amazing view and yard! Situated on 10 acres of land, the property is enclosed by fencing, providing privacy and security. A large, sturdy retaining wall protects the home from the strong Kohala winds, ensuring your peace of mind. Recent upgrades include a complete overhaul of the water line in 2023, a set of leased solar panels, and several upgraded appliances installed in 2022. Step outside and immerse yourself in the beautifully landscaped yard, creating your own colorful paradise. As an added bonus, you'll have the pleasure of sharing this exquisite setting with Moana and Maui, the friendly pet peacocks who call this property home. Come and experience one of the most spectacular views in Kamuela at this remarkable estate. Property tour: More information about this amazing gated community please visit:


Listing courtesy of eXp Realty.

711249 MLS Fee Simple Tenure
Discover convenience and luxury living in the prestigious Heathers enclave of Kohala Ranch. This prime, shovel-ready lot is your gateway to a seamless building experience, saving you valuable time and money. Everything you need to kickstart your dream home is already in place – from meticulously completed surveys and archaeological assessments to fully permitted building plans with coveted HOA approval and a meticulously crafted landscape design. With tens of thousands of dollars in value already invested, these essential elements seamlessly transfer to you, the new owner, at no additional cost. Perched majestically at the end of a tranquil cul-de-sac, this elevated parcel offers panoramic vistas of the sparkling ocean and breathtaking sunsets that grace the Kohala Coast. Enjoy the perfect blend of elevation and seclusion, shielded by rolling hills that provide a natural barrier against trade winds, ensuring unrivaled privacy and serenity. Nestled within minutes of world-class resorts, pristine beaches, championship golf courses, and upscale dining and shopping, Kohala Ranch offers an unparalleled lifestyle of leisure and luxury. Revel in the convenience of being just 20 minutes away from the island's finest beaches and amenities, while savoring the exclusive privacy afforded by the expansive, meticulously planned lots of Kohala Ranch. Immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of this must-see property, where the allure of the surroundings transcends anything that can be captured in mere photographs. Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to make your dream home a reality amidst the splendor of Kohala Ranch.


Listing courtesy of Aloha Sotheby's International Realty Inc..

4 Beds 4 Baths 711192 MLS Fee Simple Tenure
Discover the perfect blend of luxury, space, and natural beauty in this stunning 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom home in the premier Heathers neighborhood of Kohala Ranch. This coastal sanctuary boasts 3,675 square feet of lavish interiors flooded with natural light, plus an additional 1,252 square foot lanai ideal for soaking in the serene surroundings. Set on 5 acres of meticulously terraced gardens, the home offers expansive ocean views from the house and covered lanai, and includes two primary suites with ocean vistas. Outside, a resort-style pool commands views of the entire coastline, complemented by an outdoor full bathroom, an entertainment/wine grotto, a 3-car garage, and a charming 9-hole chip & putt golf course. Navigate the grounds effortlessly with the included 4-seater golf cart, perfect for leisurely fruit-picking or honing your golf skills. The property features a variety of fruit trees, including mango, citrus, and avocado, providing a sustainable, homegrown food source. For the avid golfer, the practice course awaits, providing the perfect backdrop for refining your skills. Entertain in style in the wine cave, carved from natural blue rock and nestled within the gardens. Complete with a bar and ample seating, it’s the ultimate setting for tasting your favorite vintages. Equipped with a full photovoltaic system, this home ensures low energy costs. It comes turnkey furnished, including art and decorative items, for a seamless transition into paradise. Simply pack your swimsuit and toothbrush, and prepare to live the life you've always dreamed of. Kohala Ranch is a gated, private community encompassing nearly 4,000 acres along the North Kohala coast of Hawaii's Big Island. This is an excellent opportunity to own a turnkey home with ranch acreage in one of the island’s most private regions, just minutes from the lower guard house and a 15-minute drive from the island’s most beautiful white sand beaches, golf, entertainment, and fine dining.


Listing courtesy of Hawaii Life.

710590 MLS Fee Simple Tenure
The view from this high Summit lot is spectacular: a 180-degree panorama of Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Hualalai, Kona and Kohala coastlines, Haleakala on Maui, and a wide expanse of deep blue ocean to the far west horizon where the sun sets. At an elevation of almost 3,000 ft, the property has cooler temperatures and is well away from sea level climate issues. This is a very special parcel that includes remnants of several old Hawaiian temporary dwellings and rock walls from an old-time agricultural station. These features have been fully inventoried and documented, and do not interfere with the large building envelope on the land. The current owners have arranged with the ranch next door to graze cattle, so taxes are kept very low, and the 10.803 acres are easily walkable. The perimeter of the land is fully fenced. There is a 20-foot equestrian easement along the north side of the property. The land is cleared and awaits a landscaping plan befitting this exceptional site. A plan for a 4,000+ sf home with large pool was approved by the County, likely facilitating any future approval processes. The nearest Ranch entrance to the property is along Kohala Mountain Road, famous for its gigantic stands of eucalyptus and ironwood trees. The Ranch is meticulously maintained, with staffed gated access, underground utilities, and immaculate roads. The nearby towns of Hawi and Waimea embody local color and casual fine dining. The nearest swimming beach is Hapuna, consistently rated one of the best beaches in the world. The nearest resort is the Mauna Kea Beach, with excellent dining, world class golf, and the luxurious Mandara Spa.


Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Island Properties - Kamuela.

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