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Agricultural Investment Opportunity!

Keaau, HI 96749  |  MLS #287333  | Virtual Tour #1421092

Agricultural Opportunity

Agricultural Opportunity

Agricultural investment opportunity with mature Macadamia Nut and exotic tropical fruit orchards on 121 fee simple acres. Ideal, low elevation location only two lots from the ocean is perfect for growing Macadamia Nut and rare tropical fruit crops. Close proximity of orchard to processing and shipping vendors create efficiencies in operations. Expect high crop yields at this site. Located in the Keaau area, only minutes to downtown Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii. The 121 acre property consists of the following (all numbers are approximate only): A) 67 acre mature Macadamia Nut orchard with 4,700 trees. B) 9 acre Lychee orchard with 358 trees. C) 8 acre Longan (90 trees) and Mangosteen (208 trees) orchard. D) Five acres of access roads. E) 32 acres of undeveloped land that could be used to build homes on. The Macadamia Nut orchard average annual production over the last 10 years has been about 250,000 pounds, but is expected to go up as replacement trees come into production. Lychee, Mangosteen, and Longan are rare, tropical fruits that are in high demand. Fruit is packed and shipped to local and mainland markets. All tropical fruit and Macadamia Nut orchards are currently income producing. Longan fruit has the potential to cycle production year round by controlling flowering, a huge advantage in marketing the fruit. Export demand is huge and forecasts point to a strong market future. All farm production management and sales contracts are in place, requiring minimal site oversight by the new owner. Buyer to assume the nut purchase and farming contract on the macadamia portion of the orchard. Bee hives on site are there to maximize pollination and fruit/nut production, and belong to a third party vendor. Current Agriculture zoning (AG-20A) allows minimum lot size of 20 acres. Keaau is the central town of the Puna District, the fastest growing area in the State of Hawaii. This is a great place to build your Hawaii private estate.

  • $2,250,000
For more information, contact:
Kelly H. Moran, REALTOR

Kelly H. Moran, REALTOR

Hilo Brokers, Ltd.
808-938-5757
Lychee
The tropical fruit orchards include approximately 300 Kaimana Lychee trees. Last year over 20,000 pounds of Lychee were harvested and sold.

Ideal Growing
Ideal, low elevation location is perfect for growing Macadamia Nut and rare tropical fruit crops. Located close to the ocean with land to build homes on!

Mangosteen
There are approximately 300 Mangosteen and 90 Longan trees. Mangosteen is a high demand fruit with medicinal properties. Longan fruit is in high demand and usually exported to out of state consumers.

Bee Hives
Bees maximize pollination and fruit production. Shown are Lychee trees with white box bee hives, and a Norfolk Island Pine windbreak.

Longan
Longan is a high demand fruit very popular in the Asian fruit market. It is very sweet and similar to a lychee. Longan can yield about 200 to 400 pounds per tree, and the fruit sells for $2 to $4 per pound.

Macadamia Nut Trees
Sixty seven acres of producing Macadamia Nut Trees (approximately 4700 trees). A management and nut purchase contracts are in place, making this possible to own as an absentee investor.

Lychee Tree
A fruiting Lychee tree. Kaimana lychees have a small pit and a thick fruit layer, highly desired in the market place.

Flowering Longan Tree
Longan flowering tree. Longan fruit has the potential to cycle production year round by controlling flowering, a huge advantage in marketing the fruit.

Rambutan
Rambutan is a beautiful tropical exotic fruit. Like a lychee, it has an interior pulp of sweet fruit and a seed.

Farming
Farming and sales contracts are in place, requiring minimal site management by the new owner.

Agricultural Zoning
Current Agriculture zoning (AG-20A) allows minimum lot size of 20 acres. Located between Hilo and Keaau... Keaau is the central town of the Puna District, the fastest growing area in the State of Hawaii.

Low Elevation, High Yield Crops
Expect high crop yields at this low elevation site. Located in the Keaau area, only minutes to downtown Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Longan Tree
A fruit bearing Longan tree. The clumps of fruit are thick and heavy.

Export Demand
Export demand is huge and forecasts point to a strong market future.

Management
The entire property is being run by competent managers.

Macadamia Nut Orchards
The Macadamia Nut orchard average annual production over the last 10 years has been about 250,000 pounds, but is expected to go up as replacement trees come into production.

Fenced
The Lychee, Longan and Mangostten orchards are fenced and gated.

Fresh Water Well
Fresh water well under shed, with water pump and irrigation system used for Lychee, Longan and Mangosteen orchard.

Efficient Operations
Close proximity of orchard to processing and shipping vendors create efficiency in operations.

Location
Located in the Keaau area, only minutes to downtown Hilo.

Puna District
Keaau is the central town of the Puna District, the fastest growing area in the state of Hawaii.

Lot Size
Current agricultural zoning (AG-20A) allows minimum lot size of 20 acres.

Opportunity Awaits
There are also 32 acres of undeveloped land that could be used to build homes.

Hawaiian Estate
This is a great place to build your Hawaiian private estate. Welcome home!


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