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Kohala Coast
North Kohala
is a beautiful tropical area located at the northern tip of the Big Island of Hawaii and is home to the two small towns of Hawi and Kapa’au. Hawi is most famous for being the bicycle turnaround point for the annual Ironman World Championship held each October, and its charming downtown area contains many small shops, and restaurants, including the famous Bamboo Restaurant. Hawi is also the 2nd office location of Hawaii Luxury Real Estate.

Hawi
The other small town, Kapa’au also contains a downtown area with small shops and cafes and is home to the original King Kamehama I Statue.  A little farther south down the coast is where the gated, upscale communities of Kohala Ranch, Kohala By-the-Sea and Kohala Waterfront are located.



North Kohala
contains miles of pastoral, undeveloped land, as well as a variety North Kohalabeautiful homes, from small starter homes to large estates, many with stunning ocean views. The southern end of North Kohala contains the gated communities of Kohala Ranch, containing many luxury homes on large lots with stunning, panoramic ocean views, as well as many large lots where you can build your own Hawaiian Dream Home.



View all homes for sale in the North Kohala area. Instantly find out what your Kohala Coast Home is worth.

At the time of this writing (Mar 10th), there were 55 single-family homes for sale, with Hawi9 homes in escrow in North Kohala, and 115 land lots for sale, with 4 in escrow. Since there are no condos located in North Kohala, so we have no statistics for that market segment. Of the homes for sale, the highest priced one is listed at $6,590,000, and is located at 56-3083 Puakea Bay Dr in the Puakea Bay Ranch community.


The highest priced land lot on the market is on Kai Nui Pl. It is a 28-acre lot in Kohala Kohala CoastKai, that is listed at $11,500,000. At the other end of the spectrum, the lowest priced home on the market is located at 53-4252 Akoni Pule Hwy in Kapa’au, and is listed at the low price of $297,500, while the lowest priced land lot for sale is a 1/2 -acre lot in Nuilii Village, Kapa’au and is listed at $140,000.

Sales in North Kohala of both homes and raw land have remained steady throughout most of 2019. In the Q4 time frame of October 1st through December 31st, there were 22 single-family homes sold in North Kohala. The highest priced home to sell is located at 59-328 Puamale Pl, in Kohala Ranch. It was listed at $1,899,000 and sold for $1,750,000.

Kohala Coast
The highest priced land lot to sell went for $725,000 from a list price of $949,000 and is a 20-acre parcel at 54-2263 Kynnersley Rd in Kapa’au. The lowest priced home to sell in North Kohala is located at 53-4389 Akoni Pule Hwy in Kapa’au. It sold for $128,000 from a list price of $110,000. While the lowest priced land lot sold for $180,000 from a list price of $169,000. It is a 1 1/4-acre parcel in Kohala By-the-Sea.


Analysis:
The sales of single-family homes and raw land in North Kohala has remained consistent throughout most of 2019. The inventory of single-family homes throughout 2019 has kept the market on a fine line between a Balanced Market and a Buyers’ Market, while the raw land market remains firmly a Buyer’s Market, with plenty of inventory to choose from, most of it concentrated in Kohala Ranch.

If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the North Kohala area, or anywhere on the Kohala Coast, contact me today. I will help make your Hawaiian Real Estate dreams a reality. Mahalo.

Highlights of the North Kohala 2019 Q4 Market Update

  • Number of homes currently for sale – 55
  • Number of homes currently in escrow - 9
  • Number of land lots currently for sale – 115
  • Number of land lots currently in escrow - 4
  • Highest priced home currently for sale – $6,590,000 / 59-328 Puakea Bay Dr, Puakea Bay Ranch
  • Highest priced land lot currently for sale - $11,500,000 / Kai Nui Pl, 24 acres, Kohala Kai
  • Lowest priced home currently for sale – $297,000 / 53-4252 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapa’au
  • Lowest priced land lot currently for sale - $140,000 / Nuilii Village ½-acre, Kapa’au
  • Number of homes sold in Q4 (Oct – Dec) – 22
  • Number of land lots sold in Q4 (Oct – Dec) - 11
  • Highest priced home sold in Q4 – $1,750,000 / 59-328 Puamale Pl, Kohala Ranch
  • Highest priced land lot sold in Q4 - $725,000 / 54-2263 Kynnersley Rd, 20-acres, Kapa’au
  • Lowest priced home sold in Q4 – $128,000 / 53-4389 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapa’au
  • Lowest price land lot sold in Q4 - $180,000 / Kohala By-the-Sea, 1.24-acres

If you enjoyed this update, you may like Waikoloa Village Market Update for Q4 2019.

Posted by Korby Matsen on March 14th, 2020 2:03 PM

Kohala Coast
North Kohala is the majestic area located at the northern tip of the Big Island of Hawaii and the home to the two small towns of Hawi and Kapa’au. Hawi is most famous for being the bicycle turnaround point for the annual Ironman World Championship held each October, and its charming downtown area contains many small shops, and restaurants, including the famous Bamboo Restaurant. Hawi is also the 2nd Office location of Hawaii Luxury Real Estate.

Hawi Farmers MarketThe other small town, Kapaa’u, also contains a small downtown area with assorted shops and cafes, and is home to the original King Kamehama I Statue.  A little farther south down the coast is where the gated, upscale communities of Kohala Ranch, Kohala By-the-Sea and Kohala Waterfront are located.

North Kohala contains miles of pastoral, undeveloped land, as well as a variety of beautiful homes, from small starter homes to large estates, many with stunning ocean views. The southern end of North Kohala contains the gated communities of Kohala Ranch, containing many luxury homes with large lots, as well as many acreage lots where you can build your own Hawaiian dream home. The most alluring character of the Kohala Ranch area is that virtually every home and lot features panoramic ocean views.

View all homes for sale in the North Kohala area. Instantly find out what your Kohala Coast Home is worth. Discover how my Vacation Rental Management Program can save you $1,000’s.

Kohala RanchAt the time of this writing (May 25th), there were 36 single-family homes for sale and 12 homes escrow in the North Kohala area, while an amazing 107 land lots are for sale, with 10 lots in escrow.  There are no condos located in North Kohala, so there are no statistics on that market segment.

Of the homes for sale in North Kohala, the highest priced one is listed at $5,750,000 and is located at 55-3287 Hoea Makai Rd in the lovely town of Hawi. For you bargain hunters, the lowest priced home on the market is located at 54-2475 Kynnersley Rd, in Kapa’au, and it is listed at the low price of $289,000.

Kohala CoastIn the land lot market segment, the highest priced lot currently for sale in North Kohala is an enormous 498 acres located on Lokai Rd in Kapa’au and it is listed at a cool $18,500,000. At the other end of the spectrum, the lowest priced land lot for sale is listed at $169,000, and a 3-acre lot located in Kohala Ranch.

Sales have remained steady in North Kohala throughout 2017, and the Q1 time frame of January through March 2018 continued that trend with 23 single-family homes being sold. The highest priced of these homes is located at 56-3021 Puakea Bay Dr, in the Puakea Bay Ranch subdivision. It was listed at $2,880,000 and sold for $2,735,000. The lowest priced home to sell in North Kohala was listed at $269,900 and sold for $265,000. It is located at 53-3959 N Kahiwa Pl in Kapa’au.

Kohala CoastIn the land market segment there were 10 lots sold in Q1 of 2018. The highest price lot sold for $905,000 from a list price of $995,000 and is 17.55 acres located at 56-102 Old Coast Guard Rd in Hawi. The lowest priced lot to sell in Q1 is a 25,703 sq ft lot located on Puahuehue Rd in Kapa’au, and it sold for $255,000 from a list price of the same amount.

Analysis: With just 36 single-family homes on the market, and homes selling at over 20 homes a quarter, we have clearly entered a Sellers’ Market in North Kohala. On the other hand, if you are looking for some land in North Kohala, you have an abundance of inventory to choose from.

If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the North Kohala area, or anywhere on the Kohala Coast, contact me today. I will help make your Hawaiian Real Estate dreams a reality. You can read Market Updates of other areas on the Kohala Coast on the Market Update Page of my website.

Highlights of the North Kohala 2018 Q1 Market Update

  • Number of homes currently for sale – 36
  • Number of homes currently in escrow – 12
  • Number of land lots for sale – 107
  • Number of land lots in escrow - 10
  • Highest priced home currently for sale – $5,750,000 - 55-32867 Hoea Makai Rd, Hawi
  • Lowest priced home currently for sale – $289,000 - 54-2475 Kynnersley Rd, Kapaau
  • Highest priced land lot for sale - $18,500,000 – 498 acres, Lokai Rd, Hawi
  • Lowest priced land lot for sale - $169,000 – 3 acres, Kohala Ranch
  • Number of homes sold in Q1 (Jan – Mar) – 23
  • Number of land lots sold in Q1 (Jan – Mar) - 11
  • Highest priced home sold in Q1 - $2,735,000 -  56-3021 Puakea Bay Dr, Puakea Bay Ranch
  • Lowest priced home sold in Q1 – $265,000 - 53-3959 N Kahiwa Pl, Kapaau
  • Highest priced land lot sold in Q1 - $905,000 – 17.55 acres, 56-102 Old Coast Guard Rd, Hawi
  • Lowest priced land lot sold in Q1 - $265,000 – ½ acre, Puahuehue Rd, Kapa’au

If you enjoyed this update, you may like Kohala Real Estate Market Update for April 2018

Posted by Korby Matsen on May 27th, 2018 3:06 PM

North Kohala View
North Kohala is the majestic area located at the northern tip of the Big Island of Hawaii. It is home to the two small towns of Hawi and Kapa’au. Hawi is most famous for being the bicycle turnaround point for the annual Ironman World Championship held each October, and its charming downtown area contains many small shops, and restaurants, including the famous Bamboo Restaurant. Hawi is also the 2nd office location of Hawaii Luxury Real Estate.

Hawi
The other small town, Kapaa’u, also contains a small downtown area with assorted shops and cafes, and is home to the original King Kamehama I Statue. A little farther south down the coast is where the gated, upscale communities of Kohala Ranch, Kohala By-the-Sea and Kohala Waterfront are located.

North Kohala contains miles of pastoral, undeveloped land, as well as a variety of North Kohalabeautiful homes, from small starter homes to large estates, many with stunning ocean views. The southern end of North Kohala contains the gated communities of Kohala Ranch, containing many luxury homes with large lots, as well as many acreage lots where you can build your own Hawaiian dream home. The most alluring character of the Kohala Ranch area is that virtually every home and lot features panoramic ocean views.

View all homes for sale in the North Kohala area.  Instantly find out what your Kohala Coast Home is worth.  Discover how my Vacation Rental Management Plan can save you $1,000’s.

North Kohala HomeAt the time of this writing (Sept 1st), there were 43 homes for sale in the North Kohala area and 12 in escrow. There are no condos located in North Kohala, so there are no statistics for that market segment.  Of these homes for sale, the highest priced one continues be the home located at 68-3083 Puakea Bay Dr in the Puakea Bay Ranch community and is listed at $9,995,000.  At the other end of the spectrum, the lowest priced home on the market is located at 53-4230 Akoni Pule Hwy in Kapa’au, a starter home listed at the low price of $230,000.

Kohala Ranch PoolSales have risen slightly since Q1 in North Kohala, with the Q2 time frame of April through June 2017 seeing 21 homes sold. The highest priced of these homes is located at 58-1200 Akoni Pule Hwy, an off-grid home in Kaupalaoa. It was listed at $2,100,000 and sold for $2,000,000 even. The lowest priced home to sell in North Kohala was listed at $225,000 and sold for $218,000. It is located at 52-290 Keokea Park Rd in Kapa’au.

Analysis: With the slight drop inventory over Q1 (48 homes to 43 homes), and the increase in sales (15 homes to 21 homes), the market in North Kohala is pretty close to being in a balanced market. As with most of the markets on the Kohala Coast, the market is slowing edging away from being a Buyer’s Market, which it has been for the last few years. 

If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the North Kohala area, or anywhere on the Kohala Coast, contact me today. I will help make your Hawaiian Real Estate dreams a reality. You can read Market Updates of other areas on the Kohala Coast on the Market Update Page of my website.

Highlights of the North Kohala Q2 Market Update

  • Number of Homes currently for sale - 43
  • Number of homes currently in escrow - 12
  • Highest priced home currently for sale – $9,995,000 – 56-3083 Puakea Bay Dr, Puakea Bay Ranch
  • Lowest priced home currently for sale – $230,000 - 53-4230 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapa’au
  • Number of homes sold in Q2 (Apr – Jun) – 21
  • Highest priced home sold in Q2 (Apr – Jun) – $2,000,000 58-1200 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kaupalaoa
  • Lowest priced home sold in Q2 (Apr – Jun) -  $218,000 - 52-290 Keokea Park Rd, Kapaau

 If you enjoyed this update, you may like Kohala Market Update for July 2017

 

Posted by Korby Matsen on September 23rd, 2017 2:02 PM


North Kohala is a beautiful tropical area located at the northern tip of the Big Island of Hawaii. It is home to the two small towns of Hawi and Kapa’au. Hawi is most famous for being the bicycle turnaraound point for the annual Ironman World Championship held each October, and its charming downtown area contains many small shops, and restaurants, including the famous Bamboo Restaurant. Hawi is also the 2nd office location of Hawaii Luxury Real Estate.

The other small town, Kapaa’u also contains a downtown area with small shops and cafes, and is home to the original King Kamehama I Statue.  A little farther south down the coast is where the gated, upscale communities of Kohala Ranch, Kohala By-the-Sea and Kohala Waterfront are located.

North Kohala contains miles of pastoral, undeveloped land, as well as a variety beautiful homes, from small starter homes to large estates, many with stunning ocean views. The southern end of North Kohala contains the gated communities of Kohala Ranch, containing many luxury homes with large lots and stunning, panoramic ocean views, as well as many large lots where you can build your own Hawaiian dream home.

View all homes for sale in the North Kohala area. Instantly find out what your Kohala Coast is worth.

At the time of this writing (Mar 15th), there were 6o homes for sale in the North Kohala area. Since there are no condos located in North Kohala, there are no statistics in that market segment to report. Of the homes for sale, the highest priced one is listed at $9,995,000, and is located at 68-3083 Puakea Bay Dr in the Puakea Bay Ranch community. While at the other end of the spectrum, the lowest priced home on the market is located at 53-4230 Akoni Pule Hwy,and is listed at the low price of $248,000.

Sales in the 4th Quarter remained steady in North Kohala. In the Q4 time frame of October through December 2016 there were 13 homes sold in North Kohala. The highest priced home to sell is located at 59-209 Laninui Dr, in the Kohala Ranch subdivision. It was listed at $1,425,000 and sold for $1,392,000 on November 21st. The lowest priced home to sell in North Kohala belongs to two homes. They both sold for $285,000. One was listed at $284,000, is located at 53-3955A N Kupa Pl, in Kapa’au and sold on October 25th. The other is located at 53-468 Halaula Maulili Rd, also in Kapa’au, and sold on December 2nd, from a list price of $299,000.

Analysis: With 60 homes on the market, and homes selling at a steady rate of 13 -15 per quarter, there is about a years supply of inventory to be absorbed. This amount of inventory translates into this being a Buyer’s Market in North Kohala for the foreseeable future.

If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the North Kohala area, or anywhere on the Kohala Coast, contact me today. I will help make your Hawaiian Real Estate dreams come true.

Highlights of the North Kohala Q4 Market Update

  • Number of Homes currently for sale – 60
  • Highest priced home currently for sale – $9,995,000 – 56-3083 Puakea Bay Dr, Puakea Bay Ranch
  • Lowest priced home currently for sale – $248,000 – 53-4230 Akoni Pule Hwy, Kapa’au
  • Number of homes sold in Q4 (Oct – Dec) – 13
  • Highest priced home sold in Q4 – $1,392,000 - 59-209 Laninui Dr,  Kohala Ranch
  • Lowest priced home sold in Q4 – $285,000 - 55-561 53-3955A N Kupa Pl. Kapa’au  & 53-468 Halaula Maulili Rd, Kapa’au
If you you enjoyed this update, you may like Waikoloa Village Real Estate Market Update for Q4 2016.
Posted by Korby Matsen on March 28th, 2017 4:22 PM

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