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Hilo Condo in Hale Moana, 5 minute walk to Carl Smith (Four Mile). 10 minute walk to Richardson's Beach. This condo is located along Kalanianole Ave. where the beaches of Hilo are located. You can walk to one of several beaches and snorkel/swim with the green sea turtles. One bedroom with queen bed. Sleeper sofa with memory foam in Living Room. 2 full bathrooms, clean, well maintained, nicely furnished, elevator, swimming pool, washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen. There is a large Lanai where you can relax and enjoy the sound of the birds and frogs. Fans throughout (no A/C) and a dehumidifier. One reserved, partially covered parking spot.
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Our condo is right in the middle of the BEACH PARKS along Kalanianaole Ave. including Onekahakaha Beach Park, Carl Smith Beach Park (Four Mile), Richardson's Ocean Park, Leleiwi Beach Park, and Kealoha Beach Park. Richardson's is the best for snorkeling, but our favorite is Carl Smith Beach Park (5 minute walk from the condo). It has a calm area with many large green sea turtles and steps down into the water. During November-April we often see whales and spinner dolphins. And, occasionally a monk seal or two. VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK is an easy 45 minute drive and along the way you will be able to visit ATKUSURA ORCHIDS (free admission), the HILO RAIN FOREST ZOO (free admission), and MOANA LOA NUT FARM. If you are interested in MUSEUMS, there are two of particular interest right downtown HILO~the PACIFIC TSUNAMI MUSEUM and the LYMAN MUSEUM~both highly recommended. Don't miss the HILO FARMERS MARKET on Wednesdays and Saturdays~right downtown on Kamehameha. TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDENS with a waterfall and ocean overlook, AKAKA FALLS, RAINBOW FALLS AND BOILING POTS, UNAMA FALLS, PADDLE BOARDING, KAYAKING, SCUBA DIVING, SNORKELING there is so much to see and do and our condo makes a great home base.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: This is our Winter Retirement Condo. We fell in love with Hilo Town when we brought our daughter to college here in 2000. We knew we wanted to purchase a property where we could get up each morning and swim in the ocean. There's no better place for that than Carlsmith (Four Mile) Beach which is a 5 minute walk from our condo. We love to be outside so the opportunities to swim, snorkel, hike to the waterfalls and in the rain forests is what we love most about living here. We live in Colorado Springs, Colorado during the summer and fall each year where we enjoy our kids and grand kids.
Why the Owner Chose Hilo: Clean, nicely updated and decorated, close to the airport, close to the Hilo beaches, elevator, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, swimming pool, washer and dryer inside condo, dehumidifier, large lanai surrounded by rain forest plants and birds, 55' Vizio HD TV (new in 2014), quite spacious for a condo.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: Walking distance to the beaches of Hilo.
Large windows brings the outside in.
No resort or parking fees.
Close to University of Hawaii and Imiloa Astronomy Center
Close to Museums of Hilo-Lyman and Tsunami
30 minutes to Volcano National Park
Close to Panaeawa Rainforest Zoo
Close to Place Theater
Close to Ocean Interactive Center downtown
Short drive to Rainbow Falls
30 minute drive to Akaka Falls
Pool and no those aren't real turtles on the bottom.
Looking into our kitchen
Kitchen remodel. Equipped with coffee pot, blender, microwave, dishes, utensils, pans, and baking dishes.
2nd full bathroom
One covered parking
Richardson's Beach looking toward Mauna Kea. It occasionally has snow on it.
Green Sea Turtle - these are protected in Hawaii so please don't touch them.
Beautiful hibiscus of all different colors bloom year round here.
Grassy beach parks
Looking from the elevator on Floor 3 out to the pool area.
Opposite end of the Great Room.
Large sliding doors that open to the Lanai with a peaceful rainforest view. I enjoy watching the birds here.
Comfy sectional with pop up table for working on your computer.
One of two full bathrooms with a bathtub and shower. The tubs are the short style, however.
Elevator and mailboxes
Back of the condo building
Carl Smith (Four Mile) Beach with the steps into the water and a calm swimming area. We see green sea turtles here everyday.
You can enjoy the 'glow' from Kilauea Volcano in the evenings. Volcano National Park is an easy 45 minute dive from our condo.
We have many waterfalls for you to enjoy on the Hilo side of the island. Rainbow Falls is in town, Akaka and Unauma Falls are a short drive up the Hamakua Coast. This is a picture of a falls near one of the gulches on Highway 19.
Reeds Bay with everything from paddle boarding, to sailboats, to cruise ships.
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