WAIAKEA KAHAWAI(Stream) is 54.86~Acres of unspoiled mauka(mountain) nature, only a few minutes drive from downtown Hilo! The Waiakea Stream borders the upper boundary of this parcel and also lends its name to the aina(land) below this impressive water feature. A majestic house site is prepared, next to Waiakea Kahawai, awaiting the new owner to build a stately home on the banks of this stream. Koa trees surround the edges of the clearing, which are a "growing asset" and a remarkable part of the Flora of Hawaii nei. Koa is a highly sought after and prized hard wood used in furniture, flooring, trim for houses, traditional canoe building, jewelry among other high-end applications.Huge Eucalyptus Robusta trees, as well, dot the landscape, like "sleeping giants" as they sway in the wind. Other native plants include: Ohia Lehua(endemic hardwood of Hawaii), Hapu'u Fern, wild Orchids native to the Orchid Isle, Lycopodia(with its medicinal attributes).The roads through WAIAKEA KAHAWAI are well maintained and thoughtfully engineered with many and various swales built into the roads, to run off water. Many boulders line the roadways, covered with lychen, moss and fungus, adding to the mystique of the landscape. The Mauka side of Waiakea Kahawai has a rustic Department of Water Supply, Hawaii County, concrete water diversion building(not owned by DWS now), which is part of this property, showing the history of this land as a source of pure water for the population of Hilo. This is an important liquid asset for the next well-positioned owner!WAIAKEA KAHAWAI awaits a new caretaker(konohiki) to enjoy, appreciate and care for, this special land, conveniently located in Hilo, Hawaii Big Island!