There's always land for sale in Hawaii island: prices go up and they go down. If you do not already own land, you can always find several lots to select from, either by the areas you like or by your price range.
|Vacant Land||Median Price
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|Source: Sep 20-27 2009 Hawaii Tribune Herald, page 4|
Facts about Land for Sale in Hawaii Island
Prices do fluctuate here on the big island. For example, in 2005 prices in Hawaiian Paradise Park increased from around $40,000/1 acre to $95,000/1 acre. Now in late 2009, lots are around $9,000/1 acre in HPP.
Follow these links for current vacant land for sale in Hawaii (then click on "Search Now" at the bottom of the linked page):
North Kohala - on the dry side, can be windy and arid, views of Maui and the
South Kohala - as above, but can have spectacular views of the Kona coast.
North Kona - coffee growing areas at higher altitudes, views, more expensive as closer to resorts.
South Kona - coffee growing areas at higher altitudes, less expensive as farther away from Kailua-Kona.
Kau - beautiful views, can be windy.
Puna - tropical, lots of scenic sites and small communities, more home building here than any other district, 1+ acre lots are more plentiful at reasonable prices. Puna Subdivision websites:
Hawaiian Paradise Park
Kalapana Seaview Estates
Kapoho Beach Lots
Kopua Farm Lots
South Hilo - Hilo town, more established homes, fewer lots available except at higher altitudes, tropical scenery, the wetter side.
North Hilo - Hamakua coast, the wetter side, beautiful views, larger lots are more common, such as 20+ acres.
Hamakua - Hamakua coast, the wetter side, beautiful views, larger lots are more common.
Understanding the different areas on the big island
Our island has many different locations, areas, subdivisions that can be confusing to the newcomer. The book Affordable Paradise: The Secrets of an Affordable Life in Hawaii discusses the various areas, districts and subdivisions and will make anyone comfortable with the many big island locations. [return]
Tips on looking at Land for Sale in Hawaii Island
There are many internet website offering land for sale in Hawaii, but not all the listings you see are really on the market for many reasons. [return]