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Kendall DiDonato


  • Office 808.331.8200
  • Cell 808.345.5212

193 Halai St, South Hilo, Hawaii – $494,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,143 Sqft
  • .32 Acres
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,143 Sqft
  • .32 Acres

193 Halai St

TOP OF THE HILL WITH VIEWS OF THE OCEAN AND MOUNTAINS!!Location with walking distance to down town, Farmers market, walk to church, Hilo High track, Hilo bay, Shops , Restaurants, Banks, physicians offices, parks, tennis. The home was built in 1948 Approx. By Mr. woods engineer for the old Hilo Electric. It was designed with an unconventional floor plan featuring a hallway on one side to maximize trade winds with extra large windows.. The placement of the lanai warms the lanai in the morning and protects the lanai from the afternoon heat. The white roof combined with a heat-reflecting aluminum foil in the attic for added comfort. Each of the three stories have direct access to the outside. There lots of personal and private spaces throughout this amazing home. Another feature are on-sweet baths in the bedrooms, so ahead of it 's time. Hurricane clips were place in the attic where possible. The home appeals to all senses oceans views, treetop, Mauna loa views, you have a feeling of being on top of the world in your very own tree house. Tongue and groove exterior walls on main floor with an exterior layer of canec except for the kitchen, the low maintenance siding was added in 1983. The roof was replaced in 1990. In 1996 the house wiring was update to 100amps, 24 circuits, with a circuit for the smoke alarms. The home has been treated for termites over the years but luckily the dreaded ground termite never have be apparent. The yard had a pig barrier added in 2018. The second floor features an inside laundry and a former shower witch doubles a secure storm shelter. Nine foots ceilings on the main floor. vintage brass/ bronze fireplace is beautiful and is the focal point of the living room. Formal dining room with it very own bay is such an inviting feature as you enter this lovely home. Serviceable kitchen with a fair amount of counterspace and cabinets is the heart of the main floor. There is a strass crystal chandelier welcoming you in the foyer.

Chris Brilhante LLC

Essential Information

  • MLS® #629218
  • Price$494,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage2,143
  • Acres0.32
  • Year Built1949
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeMulti-Story
  • Land TenureFee Simple
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address193 Halai St
  • AreaSouth Hilo
  • SubdivisionHalai Hill Tract
  • CitySouth Hilo
  • StateHawaii
  • Zip Code96720


  • ParkingCovered, Attached


Office, Ceilings-9'+, Built-in-Book Shelves


Garden, Mountain, Ocean Horizon


  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementFinished
  • FireplacesWood Burning


Refrigerator, Range/Oven, Range Hood


  • ExteriorFir/Pine, Vinyl, Wood
  • Lot DescriptionClear, Dead End
  • RoofCorrugated Iron
  • ConstructionSingle Wall
  • FoundationConcrete

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJune 4th, 2019
  • Days on Market230
  • ZoningRS-7.5
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Price Change History for 193 Halai St, South Hilo, Hawaii (MLS® #629218)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $578,000 to $494,000 $84,000 (14.53%)
Price Reduced from $598,500 to $578,000 $20,500 (3.43%)

Chris Brilhante LLC.

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Listing information last updated on January 20th, 2020 at 5:44pm HST.

IDX is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the Hawaii Information Service, Inc. Listing Service. © 2020 Hawaii Information Service. All Rights Reserved.