888 Hele Mauna St
888 Hele Mauna St,
Custom-built, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home with 2-car garage in cool, quiet Kaumana neighborhood. The home features a panoramic view of Hilo Bay, downtown Hilo, and the Puna coastline and a peek-a-boo view of Mauna Kea. Open floor plan design with easy care all-tile floors, 6 sky lights, and 4 ceiling fans. This home was built for Hawaii living with 2 covered lanais.
In the kitchen the island provides handy seating with hanging pendant lights and ample workspace for the chefs in the house. Plenty of cabinets and counter space. There are two living room areas, one large living room is off the kitchen/dining at the front of the house. The second living room is the Sun Room at the back of the house which is light and bright with skylights and fabulous folding glass doors that open to another spectacular ocean and Hilo view lanai. Wonderful tradewinds here! Windows at the back of the Sun Room feature views of the lush landscaped back yard and forest beyond.
Home is wheelchair accessible, and a handy dumbwaiter provides easy transfer of groceries or laundry from the garage at ground level to the main floor. House includes solar water heater, cordless blinds, and newer kitchen appliances. Over-sized garage has a large workspace/storage area. The terraced yard hosts various citrus, fig, avocado, papaya, rambutan, and banana trees and includes space for a vegetable garden. Large, additional open-air covered lanai space is on this ground level.
Quiet neighborhood is excellent for walking or running, and the house is at the end of a dead-end street (Hele Mauna) with little traffic. Local public schools are DeSilva Elementary and Hilo High.
Conveniently located: 2.4 miles, 6 minutes from Hilo Medical Center, 3.3 miles, 7 minutes from UH Hilo, 3.4 miles, 9 minutes from Downtown Hilo, 6 miles, 15 minutes from Onekahakaha Beach Park, 6 miles, 15 minutes from Hilo International Airport. Easy access to saddle road.