March 27, 2015

Hula Hula Ranch Executive home in Kohala Ranch on the Big Island

Stay at this Executive home on the Big Island of Hawaii

Stay at this Executive home on the Big Island of Hawaii

Contact Pattie Freeman to see this wonderful home in Kohala Ranch.

6 Bedrooms, 7 baths, plus media room Sleeps 14
6 spacious suites, media room offers additional opportunity for additional sleeping. 7 Bathrooms. Each room has privacy and views. A home of this quality and size is unique to the Kohala Coast. Situated above the blue Pacific Ocean at the ideal elevation of approximately 500′ this residence home is designed for indoor/outdoor tropical living.

The oversized pocket doors open to expansive ocean and mountain views. If you think you might feel at home in this spectacular home, please call us at (808) 882-7000 and we will assist you in reserving it for you or email to  seaside at

This home is available to show upon request.

Hula Hula Ranch Outside Dining

Puako Oceanfront home for Sale with incredible sunsets

Puako Home

Puako Home

Puako….Warm & inviting ambiance, captivating setting, replicating the true feeling of romance in a magical Hawaiian style beach house.
Designed & custom built for private living, a sanctuary within an Ocean-Beach front community, a heaven for Beachcombers.
C.W. Dickey shake roof of design, David Tamura Landscape Architect, Terry Cisco Architect, Starbird Construction, adding to the homage of a Classic Puako residence.
Designed with the finest finishes throughout, capturing the natural ventilation of the Ocean , 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, spacious walk in pantry, Island designed Kitchen.
Swimming Pool, Spa, pool waterfall inspired by a mountain spring, Ohia hard wood floors interior, Quantum windows, travertine stone tiled pool deck.
Offers TV theater & audio home system, security feature, central AC throughout the home plus central vacuum.
Soaring views, access to an Aquarium of tide pools, beach trails and the Ocean.
Puako beach community is located between Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Mauna Lani Resort, offers miles of beautiful Kohala coastline with Maui views.

Puako 42 home

Puako Sunsets

Puako Sunsets…

March 23, 2015

Big Island North Kohala a great place to live and visit

About a 20-minute drive north from Kona International Airport you enter South Kohala. Lava fields blanket the coastal plains.

The colors—matte black, rust red, glossy black—and textures—jagged, chunky, ropey—provide a historical map of the eruptions that have flowed from Hualalai volcano over the centuries. The “Gold Coast” of Hawaii Island, South Kohala is the sunniest area in Hawaii. Less than 9 inches of rainfall annually works out to 360-plus great beach or golf days, with eight world-class resorts to help you indulge. Each resort is a green oasis nested within the black lava landscape, a world unto itself, that has carved its own identity, whether it be with a priceless collection of Asian and Oceanic art, a swim with dolphins, family fun, Hawaiian cultural programs, a sheltered beach, an ancient petroglyph field, championship golf, exceptional dining or a world-class spa. And every resort offers in-room broadband Internet so you can send the day’s photos home right away.

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This is a colorful picture of the Mauna Lani Resort area and beach

Continuing up past the little harbor of Kawaihae into North Kohala (about a 45-minute drive from the Kona Airport), the coastal road continues through dry, sunny grasslands spotted with cactus until suddenly the landscape turns green. This region, the “thumb” on the map of Hawaii Island, is the perfect complement to South Kohala. Now, lush tropical foliage fills the landscape. The former sugar cane villages of Hawi and Kapaau have restored old buildings and reinvented themselves as delightfully funky and colorful art communities with galleries and eclectic eateries.

Not far beyond, the road abruptly ends at one of Hawaii’s most breath-taking views: the overlook far down into Pololu Valley and its black sand beach. Another road meanders up the flank of Kohala volcano through cool pastures where lazy cattle occasionally get herded by paniolo (Hawaiian cowboys) on horseback. And then, just when it can’t possibly get any better, a white pueo (the native Hawaiian owl), appears outside your car window as you crest a ridge leading into Waimea town with the peak of Mauna Kea far across the plain. North Kohala is full of surprises. Take your time.

Kohala Average temperatures: 79° in winter 85° in summer
Annual rainfall: 4.8 inches

Enjoy this beautiful beach on Puako Bay

Enjoy this beautiful beach on Puako Bay