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It's always a little sad to see Merrie Monarch end. Two years ago about this time, Miles and I opened the airport snack bar so we were inside the secure area as everyone headed home. What happened in the airport was one of the most amazing things I've ever witnessed. It began Thursday as some Ho`ike participants began leaving. From then until the last flight left on Sunday, we were treated to the show of our lives. With so much talent assembled in one place, a spontaneous mini-celebration was bound to happen and it did so in a big way! As we bid fond Aloha to our off-island guests, I'm reminded of the constant kudos I hear from departing visitors and my real estate clients alike. Hilo is truly special! Yep, it rains, but truth is, the rain and the force of the Volcano not only inspire hula, they form the backdrop for our little town that is as charming as it is authentic.
In Hilo, when a tarp goes up, we know a lu`au will follow; where there's a ukulele, music will happen. In Hilo, where there are more parks than bars, our keiki are still the center of everything. It's a small town with a great big heart. And still, it's a Big Island with a lot going on, so when it's time to visit on a more permanent basis, it's good to consider that the intense powers of fire and water that created this place dictate that buyers seek seasoned assistance when buying property. Lava zones, lava tubes, tsunami zones, tsunami evacuation areas, insurance issues, coqui frogs, flood zones and even special electricity are all critical to property selection. We have above ground pools that aren't for swimming, and with 11 of 13 climates of the Earth on the Big Island, there's an elevation and microclimate to suit every taste.
Unfortunately, roads and infrastructure haven't always kept up with population sprawl which makes for boundless opportunities to lead a "green" and isolated lifestyle. But these "challenges" and "opportunities" are part of what makes land in East Hawaii among the least expensive in the State. And yet, absolute pieces of paradise are routinely carved out of even thick rainforest. Rural communities have mobilized to form organized, vital communities out of scattered home sites. We often joke that buyers from Oahu must feel like ranchers when they move here. In Hilo town, our average home site is the size of 2 to 3 normal Oahu residential lots. And most parcels along the Hamakua Coast or in Puna could easily accommodate a typical Oahu hotel.
Assisting buyers and sellers over such vast and differing terrain is all in a day's work for East Hawaii REALTORS®. Whether it's long term or for next year's festival, we hope you'll visit again and explore for yourself the depth of our little town by the bay! Take the Lyman Museum walking tour, visit the Tsunami Museum and by all means, take in` Imiloa and University Park, where our little town reaches back in time and far into the Universe. If you are leaving today, stop by Laniakea Express and say "Hi" to Uncle Miles once you are in the secure area. There's always free wi-fi (courtesy of Team Nakanishi), good cheer and who knows, maybe even the most unique Hana Hou you'll ever experience!
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.