Hawaiian Sunshine Nursery – FOR SALE!

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Turnkey Nursery Business!   Hawaiian Sunshine Nursery

Hawaiian Sunshine Nursery (HSN) is the largest bromeliad nursery in the state of Hawaii and it’s now for sale!

Based on the island of Oahu, the operation consists of sites in both Waimanalo, Oahu (the primary facility) and Hilo, Hawaii. This successful nursery propagates bromeliads, anthuriums, foliage, flowering plants and agricultural products for their customer base across the state of Hawaii, the US mainland and Guam. They grow and export a wide variety of potted plant material to local markets, mass market stores, supermarkets, florists, hotels, landscape contractors and interior-scapers.

The major product lines include:
* Bromeliads – common and exclusive varieties.
* Hawaiian Volcano Plants – This is a specialty line that is primarily sold in garden centers, airports, hotels etc.
* Anthuriums – HSN has exclusive production rights for varieties of anthuriums, and is projecting great market growth.
* Foliage and flowering plants – Potted plants including carnivorous plants, flowering plumeria trees, crotons, and numerous others.
* Green Roof and Green Wall products – Live plants assembled to cover wall and roof areas.

HSN has production facilities on the islands of Oahu and Hawaii. The primary facility is located on two 5-acre State of Hawaii lease-hold parcels in Waimanalo, Oahu. The facility consists of 6 Quonset type greenhouses, 2.5 acres of shade house, .5 acre of gutter connected greenhouse and .25 acre of warehouse and office space.

Both facilities have forklifts, tractors, trailers, sprayers and trucks.

There is an integrated computer system, which is networked between locations that tracks sales and availability.

This property also has a 3-bedroom house and a studio unit for worker housing.

The Hilo facility is located on a 10-acre property leased from the State of Hawaii. It consists of 2 Quonset greenhouses and 2 shade houses. One shade house was constructed in 2011 and has all new benches and irrigation. There are also 10 benches outside.

Seller training possible.


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A Suite Deal


A Suite Deal

A unique condominium in Hilo is coming up for sale, and in the interests of full disclosure you should know that it’s not only my listing but my own. It’s the pied-à-terre that I use when I want to stay overnight in Hilo, rather than drive home sixty miles to Waimea.

It was built in the early 1970s as the “honeymoon suite” of a Polynesian-style resort hotel: a low-rise complex of two- and three-story buildings, nestled within a group of little ponds, close to where the Wailoa River meets Hilo Bay. Every room boasts a wide lanai, and faces either the swimming pool, a landscaped pond, or a view of Mauna Kea. Travel writers liked the location, which is only a few minutes’ drive from downtown Hilo in one direction and a nine-hole golf course in another. They were delighted, too, by its tropical landscaping that flowed smoothly into Hilo’s biggest park, which is right next door. But as a hotel it did not succeed financially, because it had to compete with much larger, self-contained resorts on the other side of the island.

So the hotel underwent a condo-conversion in the 1990s, and – now called Waiakea Villas – it has been a popular residence address ever since. The original rooms are now studios or one-bedroom apartments, the largest being my two-story honeymoon suite, which has one big bedroom and one-and-a-half baths.

What you notice first are the cathedral ceilings and the double-height windows that frame a grove of mature palm trees. The main floor has a full kitchen open to the dining area across a breakfast-bar, and a wide lanai that overlooks one of the larger ponds, lively with colorful koi fish and water fowl.

The living area has plenty of room for entertaining, and I’ve kept the original furniture because the wide chairs and sofa are so comfortable: they fairly cry out to be sprawled upon. But lest you think this is an old-fashioned place, cable TV and wi-fi connections bring the apartment into the 21st century.

Upstairs, overlooking the living room, the bedroom is also big. Even with its king-size bed, there’s plenty of sitting-room space, plus a second wide lanai.

The master bath has a shower and tub, of course, but its best feature, certainly for honeymooners (or second-honeymooners!) is a Japanese-style hot-tub for soaking in, called a furo.

At 937 square feet, this condominium is big enough to be a full-time residence; but because the condo has hotel/resort zoning, the owner can legally rent it out to long-term or short-term vacationers. The asking price is $175,000; and the monthly homeowners’ fee of $906 covers the common-area maintenance, the basic utilities – electricity, water and gas – and the use of the pool. There’s a coin-op laundry in the building, and plenty of free parking.

There aren’t many townhouse-style condominiums in Hilo, and none that are so convenient. So if you’d like to know more about this one, let me know, and I’ll send you the full specs.

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Newly Listed! Large Acreage with Panoramic Ocean Views

Large Acreage with Panoramic Ocean Views
Kaiwiki Road, Hilo, HI 96720

Large Acreage with Panoramic Ocean Views

Property Website: www.KellyMoran.com/242451.asp

Virtual Tour: www.tourfactory.com/471543

Large acreage with views overlooking Hilo Bay and Pacific Ocean. Park-like ambiance with old growth Ohia and Koa Trees. Open pastures and tropical forest with several streams and waterfalls running through the property. Located on Kaiwiki Road only 15 minutes from downtown Hilo.

Electric and telephone service poles located approximately 1,000 feet away. Property is in the “Resource Subzone” of the Conservation District, which allows one house to be built with approval from the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

Just Listed! New 3 Bedroom/3 Bath Oceanside Home on 12 Unit CPR Parcel


CoCo Palms
1335 Kalanianaole St, Hilo, HI

New 3 Bedroom/3 Bath Oceanside Home on 12 Unit CPR Parcel

Property Website: www.KellyMoran.com/242566.asp

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By the beaches in Hilo is a rare residential development opportunity. “Coco Palms” is located on 1.4 acres and is a planned 12-unit Polynesian-styled residential complex zoned “Hotel and Resort”. If you imagined a little grass shack with every luxury amenity available, this would be it! Cantilevered over an ancient fishpond located in the center of the property, the thatch-roofed 3 bedroom, 3 bath model unit has been completed. The property has a total of 12 Condominium Property Regime (“CPR”) units, with plans included in the sale for the 11 additional units.

The address is 1335 Kalanianaole Avenue. Because of the Hotel and Resort zoning, the future potential uses for this property are myriad. Live in the model home and enjoy the large natural fishpond all by yourself. Float in privacy and serenity while listening to the waves at nearby Onekahakaha Beach Park. Hang a hammock from the coconut trees & sway in the tropical tradewinds. Sip a mai tai on the lanai of the home while enjoying the view of the ocean & fish pond. Or, build a few other units. Plans are included for 11 other homes similar to the model home. Use them for friends, family, vacation rentals, or ??? The possibilities are unlimited. Build them and sell them. You control the density and the build out.

The model home is environmentally conscious and luxuriously appointed. Solar thermal heating system, solar hot water, custom ventilation and bamboo flooring are a few of the eco-friendly features. Obvious attention-to-detail is evident. Spanning the Oceanside length of the main living level is a spacious ten feet deep lanai, complete with ceiling fans and a granite counter outside of a kitchen pass-through… perfect for entertaining! Inside, a great room opens to a gourmet kitchen complete with granite counters, a cooking island and bar, Koa veneer kitchen cabinets, and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances. E Komo Mai!

Just Listed! Renovated 3BR Plantation Home in Honomu Village

28-1663 Old Mamalohoa Highway, Honomu, Hawaii
28-1663 Old Mamalohoa Highway, Honomu, Hawaii


Renovated Plantation Home in Honomu Village

Property Website: www.KellyMoran.com/242257.asp
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Renovated plantation home in Homomu Village, located next to the road to Akaka Falls. Walk to all the bakeries, restaurants and stores in Honomu. Only 20 minutes from dowtown Hilo.

The interior remodel has created an open-concept design. Updates in the kitchen include granite counters, a granite breakfast bar, new porcelain tile floors, updated cabinets and contemporary hardware. The bathroom is renovated with Travertine floors and ceramic tiled walls. You will love the charming plantation-style details like the original douglas fir wood floors, built-ins and traditional chair rail details. The open design includes spacious bedrooms with ceiling fans.

Relax on the spacious covered front porch overlooking the landscaped yard, including grass lawns, coconut trees, banana trees, blooming orchids and other exotic tropical plants.

Additional features include a dining room, living room, fenced side-yard, nice back yard with privacy, carport, storage shed, cable and county water.

NEW LISTING! Country Privacy in a Spectacular Custom 4BR/3.5BA Home

16-1605 Moho Rd., Mountain View, Hawaii


Country Privacy and a Spectacular Custom Home

Property Website: www.KellyMoran.com/240592.asp
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Enjoy country privacy in a spectacular custom 4 BR, 3.5 BA home with high-end quality details, including granite counters, gourmet kitchen, and a master suite with tiled lanai overlooking natural tropical foliage.

This Hardi-plank sided home has custom trusses, all dual-paned windows, a 10,000 gallon catchment water tank, dual filter UV water system, and a partial ocean view! The living & dining rooms feature gleaming Brazilian laminate flooring. A sliding door opens from the dining room to the ground floor lanai overlooking the peaceful back yard.

The second-floor master suite features a tiled lanai with a “peek-a-boo” ocean view, walk-in closet, master bath with dual sinks, whirlpool tub, and separate glass block enclosed shower with multiple shower heads. Two additional upstairs bedrooms share a “Jack & Jill” bathroom.

The home site was cleared to preserve the large native trees which provide privacy surrounding the property. Tropical fruit trees & vegetables have been planted in the fertile soil, including: avocado, fig, mango, grapefruit, lychee, tapioca, tangerine & more! Ornamentals include: orchids, roses, hibiscus & sunflowers.

Privacy, luxury, and room to breathe! This home has it all.

NEW LISTING: Custom Home and Turnkey Orchid Business

Newly Listed!

Turnkey Orchid Nursery Business and 3 Bedroom Home: 
Available Together or Separately

Consider the convenience of owning your own business and being able to take a few steps to work!  Seller prefers to sell the orchid business and the home together (a total of 2 acres); however they may be purchased individually.

Each listing has one acre:
Home:  TMK 3-1-5-38-130 (MLS 239189)
Business:  TMK 3-1-5-38-129 (MLS 239190)

Beautiful 3BR/2.5BA Custom Home with Pool

15-1491 24th St., Keaau, HI

Beautiful custom home built in 2003, includes your own oasis with newly-installed above ground lap pool with privacy screen decking as well as your own covered outdoor lanai with two sides open for tropical breezes (additional 600+ sq. ft.) for dining or just plain relaxing. Perfect for the extended family or to enhance your privacy.

This home has vaulted ceilings to keep the house cool and benefits from the tradewinds flowing throughout the home. You may never need to use the designer ceiling fans installed in every room, complete with remote controls! Beautiful tile work graces the home, which also has a private water well system shared with its nursery next door.

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Imagine a Lifestyle of Beautiful Orchids and a Life in Paradise All Year Long

15-1501 24th St., Keaau, HI  96749

Imagine a lifestyle involving beautiful orchids and warm weather all year long. This business offers a great working environment and a life in paradise. Beautiful potted orchids will be yours with this property and business!

The orchid nursery is in its 8th year of operation and has a longstanding reputation for quality products. It has established clientele and a web-based retail store, including a registered domain name. The nursery has around 60,000 orchid plants growing under approx. 24,000sf of covered greenhouse with irrigation at the touch of a button using its own private well water tapped into a delicious pure water aquifer 250 feet deep.

There is an efficiently organized packing area, air-conditioned office with 2 desks and 1 computer and a lounge area.

The current owners will provide training to the new owner.

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Alae Point Classic: Mid-Century Modern, Single Level Home with Spectacular In-Ground Pool

Newly Listed!

Alae Point Classic
Mid-Century Modern, Single Level Home with Spectacular In-Ground Pool in a Highly Desired Hilo Neighborhood

37 Makakai Pl., Hilo, HI  96720

Steps away from Honolii swimming & surfing beach park, this home is immaculately kept and ready for anyone who appreciates living the island lifestyle.

The single-level ranch design allows easy indoor/outdoor living that is accessible for everyone in the household. Some of the features that you’ll find are: an enormous lava-rock fireplace in the living room, ocean views and 9 ft. open-beamed ceilings. This very large home has 3 bedrooms & 2 1/2 baths, plus a formal living room, dining room, sun room and family room.

The exterior is landscaped with red ceiling wax palms, and a covered port-cochere is in the circular driveway.

The pristine swimming pool is surrounded by an entertaining deck, with an island bar. An outdoor bathroom and shower open directly to the pool deck to minimize wet footprints in the house. This area is so inviting that you may find it hard to go inside!

Alae Point is one of Hilo’s most desired residential locations. Located just north of Hilo, there is quick and easy access to Hilo Medical Center, downtown Hilo, and the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Designed for island-style living, this home has it all!

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One of the Busiest Commercial Corner Locations in Hilo!

Newly Listed!

One of the Busiest Commercial Corner Locations in Hilo!
Fee Simple Property with a Large Commercial Building Located at the Corner of Kamehameha Ave and Banyan Drive

1717 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo, HI  96720

One of the busiest commercial corner locations in Hilo! A fee simple property with a large commercial building located at the corner of Kamehameha Avenue & Banyan Drive – one of the most well-known intersections in Hilo! An over 15,000 sf building contains retail, office, customer restrooms & warehouse areas, with adjacent parking stalls. Near the Hilo airport, Port of Hilo and landmark Banyan Drive, this high traffic location is a rare find.

The triangular lot fronts Kamehameha Avenue and Banyan Drive, with driveway access from both roads. Currently leased to a retail hardware company, the existing industrial-type structure has been in various uses for over 50 years. If you are looking for a high visibility commercial location in Hilo, with off-street parking, this is it!

A parcel of State land at the rear separates this parcel from the Banyan Golf Course. Part of back parking area is State of Hawaii Lease Hold land, and is not included in the sale.
This site is designated Open (O) by the County Zoning Code. The existing structure and various industrial-types of uses have existed on this site prior to the adoption of the Zoning Code in 1967. The existing building and uses are therefore considered “non-conforming” as per Section 25-79 of the Zoning Code, are legal and have been ‘grandfathered in’ due to prior existence.

Land uses in the immediate vicinity include various commercial and industrial uses on lands zoned Neighborhood Commercial (CN) & Limited Industrial (ML). Utilities (county water, electric & telephone) are available to the property. The site is designated Urban by the State Land Use Commission. The property is located within the boundaries of the Special Management Area (SMA). The Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) designates this site as located within an area outside of the 500-year flood plain (Zone X). There is a 120 ft & a 50 ft road right of way (R/W) fronting Kamehameha. Buyers recommended to get their own appraisal.

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Just Listed! Remodeled & Immaculately Well Kept 2-Story Home


Immaculately well kept 2 story home located at beginning of Ainaloa Subdivision.

16-2039 Puhala Dr. Pahoa HI

16-2039 Puhala Drive, Pahoa, HI  96778

Hear the gentle tapping of rain on the lanai roof. Feel the smooth coolness of the wood floors on your bare feet. Listen to the birds singing in the trees throughout the day. Enjoy the frogs chirping in the background when sharing a glass of wine on the lanai with friends. Imagine a rousing game of billiards with friends in the evening. Pulling into the driveway and feeling like you’re home… Ahhh… island living!

Recently remodeled, this outstanding home offers many features such as: wrap around decks on the front and two sides of the home, screened front deck, keyless entry for the front door, oak hardwood floors in the upstairs living area, new cabinets in the open kitchen area, with a silent stainless steel Bosch dishwasher and a wine cooler! Large master bedroom with his & hers walk-in closet, shower, washroom and linen space. A spiral staircase takes you to the downstairs area, which includes a large bedroom with its own bathroom, covered patio, separate entry and exercise/game room. Downstairs has a kitchenette, making it perfect for an extended family. Full 1600 sq ft attic with drop down ladder provides lots of storage space.

Sale includes adjacent parcel TMK 3/1-6-097-053, and property is nicely landscaped with mango, avocado, kukui nut and mac nut trees along with coconut palms. Sale includes pool table and weight training station.

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