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1280 Kumukoa St

$285,000 1280 KUMUKOA ST, HILO, HI 96720
This is a "project home" which needs major renovation. HOWEVER, CURRENT OWNER HAS COUNTY OF HAWAII BUILDING DEPARTMENT PERMITS IN HAND! Will need to be a cash sale or a renovation loan. Some non-redwood components, including main beam, have termite damage and need replacement. PERMITS include new trusses in great room and replacing the 4th bedroom on the main level with a 2nd bathroom. Blueprints included.

The home is located in the Hilo Opportunity Zone, which offers exclusion from long term capital gains taxes if owned for 10+ years.

Old Hawaii Style Redwood home with ocean views. Great location in the University Heights subdivision 1/4 mile from UH-Hilo. Open ceiling living room with oak floors. 4 bedrooms, 1 full bath on main level with additional full bath in enclosed porch. Additional 500 sf basement with bath adjacent to 2 car garage. Solar Hot Water. Rear yard has mango, ulu, and avocado trees, backs up to 147 acre U H Hilo woods and Imiloa Astronomy Center.

A must see for the buyer looking for a project in the heart of Hilo! This could be a great home for the investor or for the incoming UHH student. Walk to campus in 3 minutes! Home was tented in August, 2019 and is still under warranty. Home has been treated for Ground termites in 2021.

  • Sold
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1968
    Year Built
  • 1,570 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 1,570 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.24 Acres
  • MLS® ID: 656967
  • Year Built: 1968
  • View Description: Road/Street


  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Total Bathrooms: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Flooring: Hardwood
  • Appliances: Range Hood, Other (remarks)

Exterior & Building

  • Water Source: Municipal
  • Utilities: Power: Overhead
  • Pool: N
  • Parking: Attached
  • Sewer: Cesspool


  • Sales Price: $285,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $2,559/yr
  • Zoning: RS-10

1280 Kumukoa St

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