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Eric S. & Lisa K. West

  • Cell 808-298-2030

251 Olu St, HILO, Hawaii – $488,000 (Fee Simple)

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,200 Sqft
  • .21 Acres
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,200 Sqft
  • .21 Acres

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251 Olu St

MLS® 705727 (Hawaii Real Estate) is located at 251 Olu St HILO HI 96720 in WAIAKEA HOMESTEAD HOUSELOTS . The current listing status is Contingent. This 3 bed and 2 bath Home was built in 1971 and features 1200 finished sq.ft with a lot size of 0.21 acres. This property has a reported annual taxes of $1,323. This property is currently listed for an *asking* price of $488,000 (Fee Simple) - please call for an explanation of fee simple vs leasehold. Buying Real Estate in Hawaii is very different from the mainland. We can help. 808-298-2030 Click Here to read customer Reviews from people who have worked with this agent.

Discover timeless island living in this 1971 single-story home located in the heart of Hilo's Waiakea Homestead Houselots. Offering approximately 1200 sq ft of living space on an 8970 sq ft lot, this residence is a blend of nostalgia and modern comfort. Step inside to experience the warmth of authentic koa paneling and redwood, creating a cozy ambiance throughout the 3-bed, 2.5-bath interior. The single-wall construction, typical of the era, aligns with the tropical climate, allowing the cool tradewinds to naturally ventilate the home. The open layout, complemented by jalousie windows, welcomes ample natural light, creating an airy and inviting atmosphere. The primary suite is a private retreat, featuring lighted closets and a full bath. A bonus room and a small office space add versatility to the floor plan. Outside, a large carport beckons for gatherings, and a chain-link fence with a gate provides security. Convenience is at your doorstep with proximity to Waiakeawaena Elementary, supermarkets, convenience stores, and dining options. Explore nearby attractions like Prince Kuhio Mall, Andrews Gymnasium, and sports fields, as well as beautiful beaches in nearby Keaukaha and Hilo Bay for leisure. Enjoy views of Mauna Kea and immerse yourself in Hilo's unique charm, characterized by historic downtown wooden storefronts, art galleries, and local boutiques. Uncover the region's rich history at the Pacific Tsunami Museum and the Lyman Museum. Enjoy the vibrant local scene with the Hilo Farmers Market and the University of Hawaii at Hilo just a short drive away. Become part of Hilo's cultural tapestry with events like the Merrie Monarch Festival, celebrating hula and Hawaiian heritage. This home invites you to embrace the Hilo lifestyle, where classic architecture meets modern convenience in a community that celebrates the spirit of aloha.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #705727
  • Price$488,000
  • Land TenureFee Simple
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage1,200
  • Acres0.21
  • Year Built1971
  • TypeResidential
  • StatusContingent

Community Information

  • Address251 Olu St
  • CityHILO
  • StateHawaii
  • Zip Code96720


  • ParkingCovered


  • AppliancesNone
  • CoolingNone


  • ExteriorRedwood/Cedar
  • Lot DescriptionGrassy
  • RoofCorrugated Iron
  • ConstructionSingle Wall
  • FoundationCombination

Additional Information

  • Date ListedNovember 15th, 2023
  • ZoningRS-10

Listing Details

  • OfficeCOMPASS
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Listing information last updated on February 29th, 2024 at 9:30am HST.