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Restored and Updated Original Plantation Home!

This updated original supervisor's plantation home in Ookala Camp is on a private dead end road. This one of a kind, plantation house gem and has been meticulously cared for. The home has been...

10 Acre Kohala Ranch, Turn Key Estate Property

This Kohala Ranch 10-acre property has one of the best views in the subdivision with 360-degree uninterrupted coastline, endless ocean, Maui, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Hualalai and Kohala mountain views.

Large Home! Endless Possibilities!

Large home in Hilo with lots of possibilities for extended family and dual living areas located in the sought after de Silva School District. Four bedrooms, two and a half baths and three levels...

Live and Work the Hawaii Dream!

Live and work the Hawaii dream! Hale Kai Hawaii is an active and successful bed and breakfast, with many returning visitors year after year. Property is fully permitted for bed and breakfast...

Ocean View Home Nestled in the Heart of Hamakua

In the heart of Hamakua, this three bedroom, two and a half bath home is located on over half an acre with a sweet ocean view.

Hale Kai! Spectacular Oceanfront Home!

Spacious oceanfront home with spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, Hilo Bay, and Honolii surfing beach. Hale Kai Hawaii is a well cared for home, ideally located for watching the sunrise.

Oceanfront Hawaiian Garden of Eden!

This is an oceanfront Hawaiian Garden of Eden! Rarely if ever do properties, even in Hawaii, combine so many desirable and unique features. With 530 feet of beautiful ocean frontage...

Immaculately Maintained Ocean View Home

Immaculately maintained and manicured ocean view home. Hear the sound of the ocean, watch the sunrise, moonrise, and whales and dolphins from spacious lanais on both levels. Mature and easy...

SPECTACULAR Ocean Front Property with Upscale Home

TRULY THE MOST SPECTACULAR OCEANFRONT PROPERTY ON THE ENTIRE EAST SIDE OF THE BIG ISLAND WITH OVER 15 ACRES PLUS AN UPSCALE PLANTATION STYLE HOME. Views of Hilo Bay, Keaukaha, waves...

Ocean View 1936 Redwood Plantation Home

A uniquely private setting surrounds this charming 1936 redwood plantation home that has been beautifully and lovingly refurbished with exquisite quality and taste. Ocean views of the blue Pacific...

Beautiful and Thoughtfully Restored 1938 Plantation Home

This 1938 plantation home has been thoughtfully restored to respect its charm and place in history, updated for modern living featuring open concept living, three bedrooms and two full baths.

NEW Custom Built Home Minutes from Downtown Hilo!

Sweetheart House! How sweet it is to find a brand new, custom built home minutes from downtown Hilo! This new construction home is located in a new subdivision, Honoli'i Ocean View Estates...

Volcano Garden Arts

Volcano Garden Arts is at the center of the artistic universe in Volcano Village. The village is adjacent to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii’s second largest tourist destination in the state.

Got several offers on first day ...

"Aloha! I worked with our agent Donna Duryea with the purchase and sale of my primary home and sale of my beach house. She is knowledgeable in Hawaii real estate and very pleasant to work with. Got several offers on first day and sold within a month. I’m thankful for her service and quick...

Welcome Home to the Hamakua Coast!

Come to Waipunalei, the gem of the Hamakua Coast. Live the self sufficient, sustainable, environmentally friendly life on this beautifully located Micro-Farm. The ocean views and privacy...

Donna is the best real estate professional I have ever worked with

"Donna is the best real estate professional I have ever worked with. She is knowledgeable, extremely competent, and responsive. I have both bought and sold homes through Donna and she made the deals I wanted happen every time." Zillow Review: 12/21/2018 - ellis3695  ...

Magnificent Home on Reed's Island

Reed's Island, a hidden jewel of Hawaii's Big Island. Situated on the Wailuku River, this home is located on Kaiulani Street between the neo classical Guard House and the Victorian Shipman House...

Impressive Contemporary Home! Unparalleled Ocean Views!

Step inside this magnificent contemporary fortress atop a hill to find one of the very best ocean view homes in Hilo! Set 200 yards from the ocean, and 100 feet above, the views are virtually...

15 Acres Abound with Anthuriums Plus a Residence

This sale includes real property of over 15 acres, over 5 acres under shade-cloth, hundreds of thousands of established Anthuriums, a 5 bedroom residence, packing shed, and so much more!

Tropical Dream Home in Hawaiian Paradise Park

If you have been looking for a tropical dream in HPP you will not want to miss this property. Located on paved, close-in 29th Street, this home has easy access to Hilo and Pahoa. This home is truly...

Waterfall Property on 30 Acres of Premier Land

30 acres of premier land just 4 miles above Downtown Hilo, safely located in Lava Zone 8, with amazing panoramic ocean views, streams, waterfalls, and a comfortable permitted home!

Looking for the WOW Factor? Look No Further, This Home Has IT!

This home has the wow factor! Finished with custom woodwork throughout, the home has large beams and pine tongue-and-groove ceilings, coupled with tropical hardwood flooring. The gourmet kitchen...

Classic Plantation Home! Move-in Ready & Turn-Key!

JUST LISTED! Classic Plantation Home! Move-in Ready & Turn-Key! Classic plantation home in walking distance to Honokaa town with stunning unobstructed views of the blue Pacific. The raised outdoor...

Lovely Home Amidst a Tranquil Sanctuary

Enter as the automatic gate with keypad opens up to a fully fenced half acre oasis. Located not far from the ocean, on the Kaloli Point sunbelt.

Incredible Craftsman Style Remodel!

It's all about the details! Incredible craftsman style remodel, nothing has been left out, this is truly a sanctuary.

10 Acre Kohala Ranch, Turn Key Estate Property

OWNER FINANCING MAY BE AVAIL W/60% FINANCED AT 3% INTEREST. SELLER IS ALSO OPEN TO A TRADE ANY HOME, ANYWHERE. This Kohala Ranch 10-acre estate property will take your breath away!

Exclusive Onomea Bay Ranch Acreage! Ohana & Incredible Views!

The views are spectacular and so is the potential on this 22.32 acre property in the exclusive Onomea Bay Ranch. Gated for security, this agricultural subdivision has deep soil and is prime...

Desirable Kaloli Point Mediterranean Style Home

Across the road from the ocean in the desirable Kaloli Point neighborhood, this unique Mediterranean-style home is designed to comfortably flow between indoor and outdoor spaces.

True Oceanside Gem with Spectacular Panoramic Views

Enjoy spectacular panoramic views from this virtually oceanfront property -- watch dolphins and whales from your lanai as you luxuriate in the hot tub!

Live Your Hamakua Dream on this Organic Farm!

Gorgeous 14.4 acres bound by Manowaiopae Stream and Manowaiopae Road. Located at ~600' elevation, this certified organic tropical fruit farm is at a perfect elevation to support the 9 acres of...

Experience Luxury Tropical Living on this Hawaiian Estate!

Experience Luxury Tropical Living on this Hawaiian Estate! Along the scenic Red Road -- and just across from the Pacific Ocean -- this private off-grid luxury estate sits graciously on over six fully fenced acres and provides a main house and an additional detached residential ohana. For full...

Lovely and Lush Location! Custom 2 Story Home!

13-3393 Moku St., Pahoa HI 96778 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Lovely and lush Leilani Estates is the gorgeous location of this two-story custom home designed by the owner. You will not find a floor plan like this one as it was the owners vision. This home features three bedrooms with...

This is the second time we have worked with Donna

John and Antoinette, It was an absolute pleasure to work with you again as well. It was truly a privilege and an honor to list and sell your lovely home. Thank you for your trust and confidence. We want to also thank you for both being the great clients that you are, both as buyers and sellers! We wish...

Green Market and Cafe in Honokaa Sales Event

Donna Duryea, Elite Pacific Properties and Ten-X are proud to announce a one-time sales event featuring the Green Market and Café in Honokaa, Hawaii on the Big Island.  On Tuesday March 8th a sales auction will commence and run for 48 hours on an exclusive online auction.  Elite...

Historic Hilo Estate is an Eye Pleaser with Plenty of Charm

In April, all eyes are on Hilo for the annual Merrie Monarch Festival, the annual hula competition that brings out the best of the best performing traditional Hawaiian dancing. When it comes to exceptional homes for sale in Hilo, something else is catching the eye of discerning homebuyers: an incredible...

Standing on Ethical High Ground: Basing Your Real Estate Practice on..

I stand for respectful, legitimate, grounded, ethical standards in a real estate practice. Actions based in the Code of Ethics for licensed Realtors. The moral high ground, in ethical or political parlance, refers to the status of being respected for remaining moral, and adhering to and upholding a universally...

Buy Direct From the Contractor in Keaau, Hawaii

Hawaiian Paradise Park on the east side of the Big Island, often takes “best of show” in Keaau, Hawaii. This large subdivision of mostly one-acre lots is in close proximity to shopping, the town of Hilo, and more. A bedroom community of Hilo, HPP is a kamaaina dream home location, and it’s...

New Construction in Hawaiian Paradise Park Offers Custom Finishes

One of the benefits of choosing a new construction home on the Big Island is that in many instances the homebuyers are able to customize the finishes to satisfy their personal tastes. Such is the case with this soon-to-be-completed home in Hawaiian Paradise Park. Currently under construction, this...

Immaculately Maintained with Ocean Views

    25-049 Ua Nahele St Hilo, HI 96720 Immaculately Maintained with Ocean Views Price : $349,500 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 2.00 Square...

Surround Yourself In Nature!

    15-1091 Kiawe Rd Keaau, HI 96749 Surround Yourself In Nature! Price : $375,000 Bedrooms : 2 Bathrooms : 3.5 Square...

18th Annual Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O) Paddleboard World Championships

The 18th Annual Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O) Paddleboard World Championships are happening this month on July 27th. You can follow the event on Facebook: @Molokai2Oahu Twitter: @Molokai2Oahu #M2O or their website: www.molokai2oahu.com....

Exquisite Asian Influences Grace this Unique Ocean Property

    14-3701 Government BeachRd. Pahoa, HI 96778 Exquisite Asian Influences Grace this Unique Ocean Price : $1,050,000 Bedrooms : 2 Bathrooms : 3.5 Square...

An Introduction to the Luxury Home Auction Process in Hawaii

    The auction sale of a luxury Hamakua Coast home has been all over the news recently. Having participated in the auction on behalf of a client, I thought I’d share some tips and insights I gained about the home auction process from a buyer’s...

Hale Mauna Loa! Quintessential Volcano Getaway!

    11-3910 3rd Street Volcano, HI 96785 Hale Mauna Loa! Quintessential Volcano Getaway! Price : $365,000 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 3.00 Square...

Hale Mahana! Exquisite Vacation Rental!

    14-4972 Kapoho Beach Rd. Pahoa, HI 96778 Hale Mahana! Exquisite Vacation Rental! Price : $950,000 Bedrooms : 2 Bathrooms : 3.00 Square...

Mini-Estate! Stunning Location! Ocean Views!

    14-5133 Hokulani Rd. Pahoa, HI 96778 Mini-Estate! Stunning Location! Ocean Views! Price : $1,175,000 Bedrooms : 2 Bathrooms : 2.00 Square...

Lovely and Lush Location! Custom 2 Story Home!

    13-3393 Moku St. Pahoa, HI 96778 Lovely and Lush Location! Custom 2 Story Home! Price : $314,000 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 2.00 Square...

Colonial Revival Home Featured in BankRate.com's Article:

Colonial Revival Home Featured in BankRate.com's Article: "For sale: 5 homes on historic register" Article courtesy of www.BankRate.com: http://www.bankrate.com/finance/real-estate/for-sale-homes-on-historic-register-3.aspx For full details, images & virtual tour on this fabulous...

Acreage on the Desirable Hamakua Coast!

    Pepeekeo Point Pepeekeo, HI 96783 Acreage on the Desirable Hamakua Coast! Price : $425,000 Lot...

Waimea in Puna! 5.82 Private Acres!

    South Rd. Pahoa, HI 96778 Fantastic Opportunity to Own Acreage Price : $114,000 Lot...

The Orchid Elua!

    14-4915 Waiopae Rd. Pahoa, HI 96778 The Orchid Elua! Price : $478,000 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 4 Square...

One-Of-A-Kind Home! Something Special!

    11-2832 Plumeria St. Mountain View, HI 96771 One-Of-A-Kind Home! Something Special! Price : $339,000 Bedrooms : 5 Bathrooms : 2 Square...