Honokaa, Hawaii — Green Home For Sale

Sustainable Luxury in the Tropics on the BIG Island of Hawaii. Private, serene and enchanting, 2.5 acres up country, custom built pole house with ocean view, second dwelling with Mauna Kea view, organic gardens. Surrounded by 100's of acres of raw land. Pristine and peaceful.

Listing ID: 18855

  • Green Home

Asking Price (USD) $680,000
Annual Property Tax $1,200
Annual Utility Cost $0
Home Area 2,498 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Total Property Area 2.5 acres
Year Built 2005

Property Description

Nestled on the flanks of Mauna Kea, off the beaten path yet just 3 miles from Honoka'a town, this custom designed pole house with open beam construction is perfectly poised to capture views of the Pacific ocean and nature at it's finest. On 2.5 acres with minimal impact to the environment & careful attention to every last detail, this home was built by fine craftsmen that scarcely exist today. Fir poles, t&g roof decking and interior window casings enhance all the living spaces and bedrooms creating a N.W. style warmth to every room. Abundant south and east facing windows flood the house with light all year long. The master suite has a walk in closet, and full bath with dual glass vessel sinks, Italian tiled shower with dual heads and a jetted jacuzzi tub elevated to capture the view of the eucalyptus forest just outside the window. The two room "kids suite" has a shared bath and large walk in closet. The "great room" living space is wonderful for entertaining and large picture windows capture the Pacific ocean view. Enjoy scrumptious gourmet meals prepared in the commercial grade kitchen, complete with S/S Conserv Refrigerator, DCS gas cook top, convection oven, stainless steel, granite and Boos butcher block countertops. Step outside the kitchen to the 800 square foot covered lanai and bask in the sunlight while enjoying your breakfast. This house comes with high speed broadband internet & dish network too! Live a sustainable life with power generated by the sun and wind, drinking ultraviolet purified rainwater and eating your own fruits and vegetables grown in the organic gardens. Enjoy clear starry nights around one of two in-ground fire rings. A second "Yome" dwelling on the property is currently being used as a healing center but can be used any number of ways; as a rental unit, greenhouse, or storage space. 12 month lease/purchase option is available. Life is good on Luna Farm....come enjoy Hawaiian time at its finest, kick off your shoes, slow down and be present with the natural beauty that abounds in this private and serene environment. Located just 20 minutes from Waimea, 30 minutes from some of the finest beaches the island has to offer and 1 hour from both Hilo & Kona.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Solar and wind powered, solar hot water and tank-less on demand water heaters, rainwater catchment; ultra violet filtered pure and safe for consumption, organic gardens..no pesticides, eat from your garden all year long, breathe in the clean clear vog free air.

Neighborhood Description

Peaceful is an understatement......off the beaten path yet just 3 miles from historic Honoka'a town, 3/10 of a mile down private lane, no visible neighbors, surrounded by 100's of acres of raw land, pacific ocean and mountain (Mauna Kea) view, cool upcountry climate (2000 ft. elevation) where you can grow just about anything. Beautiful eucalyptus forest, pastures, peaceful, serene and EXTREMELY private. Wake to the sound of birdsong and the sight of sunrise. Hiking trails are right outside your door and some of the finest beaches the island has to offer are just a 30 minute drive away. Unparalleled stargazing, crystal clear nights, clean fresh air. This is also a Coqui free zone, one of only a few areas remaining on the island without these noisy pests.

Market Area

47 miles to Hilo, 57 miles to Kona, 18 miles to Waimea, 3 miles to conveniences in Honokaa...quaint little town with a theater, grocery store, boutique shopping, banks, petrol stations, schools, public swimming, library, pool, parks, weekly farmers market, and just minutes from majestic Waipio Valley.

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Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

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Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area Yes
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Other
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Hybrid
Water System Rain Water Collection
Wastewater System Other

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Cork
Wood - Laminated
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Carport Attached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 0 sqft