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Kaupulehu Oceanfront Homesite Lot 1A Sold for $33.75 Million on the Big Island of Hawaii!

I am excited to announce that my Kaupulehu Oceanfront Homesite Lot 1A with incredible site plans has just sold for a record-breaking $33.75 million! This 3.64-acre parcel was the highest sold land listing for the island.

Kaupulehu Oceanfront Homesite Lot 1A | 72-111 Pahinahina Place, Hawaii’s Big Island

Situated in the gated community of Kaupulehu on Hawaii’s Big Island, the property was originally listed for $35 million. Rarely available and located within one of the newest development communities associated with Kukio, Lot 1A is prime location for a new build. It is one of Hawaii’s most exclusive oceanfront luxury residential communities on the Island. Featuring magnificent estate sites with fewer than 20 direct oceanfront lots, Kaupulehu’s dramatic, natural beauty is rich in Hawaiian history.

3.64 Acres Land | Offered at: $35M, Sold for: $33.75M

This unique real estate opportunity offers a buyer the possibility to purchase an expanded direct oceanfront parcel, which includes approved architectural building plans.

rendering of plans for luxury big island oceanfront lot

Plans, created and designed by architect Paul McClean of McClean Design Inc., reflect a 9 bedroom main residence, garage, two-story detached guesthouse with site walls, pool, and water features.

proposed design

In 2006 130 acres was sold for the highest recorded land sale of $30 million, that is until now. The local real estate market has skyrocketed since the onset of the pandemic, leaving barely any properties for sale.

level graded pad oceanfront on the big island

This level, graded-to-pad lot is ready to build. In addition to the panoramic ocean and year-round sunset views, the property has unobstructed, majestic mountain views to the east, and is perfectly suited to capture cooling ocean breezes.

highest price big island lot just sold

The property is situated near the spacious Kaupulehu Beach Club amenities, including a double-tier swimming pool, dining lanai, bar and large events lawn. A pathway from the Club leads to a black sand beach. By invitation only, buyers have an opportunity to apply for a membership at the Kukio Golf and Beach Club.

Congratulations to all in this historical sale, it’s truly one to remember!

More Information

For more information, email Carrie Nicholson, R (B), BIC, Director of HL1-Big Island at

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