Halaulani Place is one of the most iconic Hilo neighborhoods with carriage lights lining the street, wide sidewalks and lovely classic homes. A perfect location, quiet country "estate" right here in the city; one easy 10 minute walk to all the benefits of downtown Hilo. Enjoy wonderful moments sitting out on the big back deck, cooled by the fresh trade wind breeze, watching the cruise ships come & go, and the clouds roll by. Live in this peaceful paradise, w/the ocean and clean air. This vintage home is situated on the largest lot on the street with rock wall entry and the Kalalau stream gulch and ocean views at the back. This property painstakingly and tastefully landscaped with a carefully selected variety of edible and native plants, with an eye toward ease of maintenance. Edibles include mint, oregano, pineapple, papaya, grapefruit, tangerine, orange, samoan coconut, acerola, brazilian & surinam cherries, lilikoi, noni, kalo, uala, olena. Non-edibles include multiple varieties of orchid & anthurium planted in islands of native ferns & hapuu. Backyard is separated from the gulch by a living retaining wall of vetiver grass. Main house features venting skylights which bring in daylight while venting hot air out. 30-panel (approx 6kw) photovoltaic system is fully owned, on net metering program; electric bill less than $27/month, most of which is refunded at the end of each year. Four bedrooms and two full baths are in the main house. The living room has a large picture window looking out to the gulch and palms. At the entry to the home is the great room, suitable for any variety of activities, your choice! Yoga, exercise, events, art studio or dancing! The separate Ohana, a wonderful benefit, housing your caretaker, family member or tenant for income. It features indoor laundry room and a large storage room beyond the garage. Ohana interior upgraded in 2017 with new bathroom fixtures, plus new lights, ceiling fans & all floors of porcelain tiles. Visit us!