Big Island

3 Homes with Magnificent Outdoor Dining Areas

One of the most desirable characteristics of island living is the blurred distinction between indoor and outdoor space. With consistent warm weather, pleasant breezes, and incredible 360 degree views, there are few reasons to shut ourselves off from the outdoors at any time of the year. These homes currently listed for sale on the Big Island feature some fantastic settings for outdoor dining, hosting, and relaxing.

Maniniowali Phase 2, Lot 20


The outdoor bar area faces the outdoor kitchen at Maniniowali Phase 2, Lot 20 | (MLS# 290752)

The central living area of this contemporary home opens up on two sides to panoramic views of the Pu’u Ku’ili hill and Pacific Ocean. Situated on nearly 2 acres of land, the home retains a natural buffer from neighboring lots, providing abundant privacy for its spacious lanai.


An outdoor kitchen and bar allow for easy hosting and spectacular views while cooking or grilling. A convenient powered door lowers over the outdoor appliances when not in use. Adjacent to the outdoor kitchen is a beautiful wood table for enjoying dinner with friends, and then retire to the comfortable outdoor living area, all while taking in the incredible views and distinctive landscape of Maniniowali.

Kukio 15B-3


A sense of living without walls | (MLS# 274678)

This 5 bedroom home in Kukio is a stellar example of classic indoor-outdoor living. Surrounded by water and lush landscaping, the dining area opens on three sides, creating an unforgettable garden dining experience. Kukio_15B-3_15

Thoughtfully situated on an elevated lot, the flawless home and beautiful dining area enjoy view of Kukio’s tranquil anchialine ponds. The flawless design gives a sense of comfortable privacy while living without walls.

Ka’ulu Estate


Golfside dining experience | (MLS# 289097)

Located in the heart of Hualalai Resort, this home in Ka’ulu Estates features a wall of sliding glass pocket doors in the central kitchen, dining, and living area, bridging the gap between exterior and interior. Serene views of Hualalai’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and the pristine lake on hole 5 greet each guest.


The covered outdoor space allows for an additional dining table, seating area, and built-in grill. Recessed ceilings provide plenty of lighting for entertaining late into the evening.

More Information

For more information on these homes or others with magnificent indoor-outdoor dining spaces, contact Carrie Nicholson.

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