Prime Oceanfront Estates on Hawaii Island’s West Coast

Direct oceanfront properties are increasingly rare in the Hawaiian Islands. Below are four exceptionally unique oceanfront estates listed for purchase here on Hawaii Island, spanning from Puako on the North Kohala Coast to Kealakekua in South Kona.

Honuala‘i Estate is the epitome of gracious Hawaiian style. Honuala‘i Estate | Puako | $17.499 million | 7,744 sq. ft. Interior | 6 BR / 7.5 BA + Office | MLS#626730

This classic oceanfront estate sits gracefully on 1.16 acres with approx. 450 feet of pristine ocean frontage on the Kohala Coast. Located in Puako on the Big Island of Hawaii, this estate is just minutes away from several world-class beaches, luxury resorts and spas, championship golf, fine dining, and high-end boutiques. Gated and private, it also enjoys close proximity to all services. Sophisticated and timeless with traditional Hawaii architectural details. Plentiful outdoor living and entertaining spaces, it includes six bedrooms, seven full and one-half baths as well as an office, an expanded garage, and even its own private mooring for your boat! Additionally, it is one of the only resort-zoned properties in the community, allowing vacation rentals and special events.

Oceanfront Lot 2 at Ke Kailani is perched above the luxury residential resort’s private grotto with infinity pool, two spas and entertainment pavilions. Ke Kailani Lot 2 | Mauna Lani Resort, Kohala Coast |  $4.95 million | 1.33 acres | MLS#620199

Oceanfront, Ke Kailani Lot 2 is more than 1 acre with about 136 linear feet of shoreline frontage. It is graded to pad and ready to build. The boutique-sized Ke Kailani oceanfront community is situated at the blissfully private southern end of the legendary Mauna Lani Resort on Hawaii Island’s Kohala Coast. The development offers a unique design-build opportunity on the “Gold Coast” (a moniker earned for the many luxurious resorts and private estates in the area). This elevated oceanfront parcel boasts panoramic ocean and mountain views. Property owners enjoy privileged access to the Mauna Lani Beach Club with its calm, turquoise waters, as well exceptional resort amenities, including a state-of-the-art spa and fitness center, championship golf, tennis facilities, swimming pools, fine dining and boutique shopping. On-site, The Grotto is an oceanfront community gathering place with infinity pool, two whirlpool spas, and two open-air entertainment pavilions reserved exclusively for Ke Kailani residents.

This oceanfront estate is perfectly positioned on the Kona Coast, between Kailua-Kona and Keauhou. Ali’i Oceanfront Estate | $2.9 million | 3,267 sq. ft. interior | 40,048 sq. ft. land | 5 BR / 5 BA |  MLS #627364

Situated along scenic, waterfront Ali’i Drive, this estate consists of two pristine oceanfront properties. Just under an acre in size with expansive ocean frontage. This spacious one-story home is situated on 24,493 square feet with an adjacent, mature tropical botanical garden and is following the coastline and consisting of 15,555 square feet. Built in the early 1960s, the home has been lovingly maintained with some updates and renovations over the years. Interior details include French doors throughout, allowing natural light, panoramic ocean and coastline views, and cool breezes to filter into the spacious home. French doors are featured throughout and open to a large covered lanai extending the entire horizontal length of the home. Providing comfortable outdoor living spaces and a swimming pool. A large, above ground spa is located ocean side — enjoy sunsets while sipping cocktails.

Charming beach house on historic – and scenic – Kealakekua Bay.

Kealakekua Bay Estate | $2.49 million | 3 BR / 2.5 BA + studio | 2,636 sq. ft. interior  | just under ½ acre  | MLS #625807

Sitting on a private, park-like property with 187 feet of ocean frontage on Kealakekua Bay. This home epitomizes the best of ‘old Hawaii’ living. The massive bay with its dramatic towering cliffs is a protected marine sanctuary; frequented by Spinner dolphins year-round and Humpback whales during the winter season. Attractive, custom-designed double gates welcome you. Once inside the home, its open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, and newly installed Fleetwood pocket doors and windows frame an expansive, grassy backyard and blue Pacific beyond. Among the many features are outdoor showers, porcelain tile and parquet hardwood floors, Tesla solar system and private lava rock steps for easy ocean access. Enjoy some of Hawaii Island’s best snorkeling, swimming, kayaking and outrigger canoe paddling right in your backyard!

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For information on these properties or additional Hawaii Island real estate offerings, please contact Carrie Nicholson, R (B), BIC, Director of HL1-Big Island, (808) 896-9749 or

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