If you are in the market for affordable land, ocean views and breezes and solitude, then Ocean View could be the destination for your dream home on the Big Island.
Hawaiian Ocean View, referred to as “Ocean View” is located in the District of Kaʻū. The terrain varies from rugged lava fields to ohiʻa trees and lush vegetation. Elevation ranges from about 1,500 ft (460 m) up to the 5,000-foot (1,500 m) level. Most homes water supply is through water catchment and electricity is produced by solar power. Kona is about 45 miles and Hilo is approximately 76 miles from Ocean View.
Hawaiian Ocean View Ranchos consists of 3 acre parcels with expansive views of the southernmost point of the US. This property on Jacaranda Drive MLS 612116 has been partially cleared and leveled and has captivating views of the Pacific Ocean.
MLS 612116 3 acres on Jacaranda Drive, Hawaiian Ocean View Ranchos
If a smaller lot is desired, Hawaiian Ocean View Estates (HOVE) are one acre parcels located on the mauka (mountain) side of Mamalahoa Highway. MLS 612137 on Leilani Circle is conveniently located across from the Ocean View Community Center.
MLS 612137 1 acre on Leilani Circle in Hawaiian Ocean View Estates
Both of these locations benefit from the diverse attractions in Kaʻū and provide opportunities for exploring the southern part of the Big Island. A favorite destination is South Point, a 12-mile road that forks near its end, with one branch leading south to Ka Lae and the other east to Papakolea Beach, known for its green sand.
Ka Lae is a popular destination for fishing and swimming.
Along South Point Road you will see the the Pakini Nui project, consisting of 14 wind turbines supplying power to the island electricity grid of Hawaii Electric Light Company.