Take a trip back in time and check out this charming, old-style Hawaii, "Hicks" home on an expansive 17,014 sqft parcel. Per Seller, this home is built with clear heart redwood and oak flooring, they don't build them like this anymore! If you're looking for the convenience of Hilo and room to spread your wings outdoors, this is a must-see property! Not only is there a terrific yard area, featuring chain-link fencing, but there is an enormous open lawn in the rear, perfect for a large garden, exercise, games, or barbeque! Enjoy ocean and mountain views, mature & young fruit trees, tropical vegetation and a central location. Plantings include citrus, banana, coffee, gardenia, podocarpus, puakenikeni & sago palms to name a few. Once inside, you will appreciate the bright, open feel of the living room, boasting large windows to take advantage of the natural lighting. A handy, built-in accent, separates the dining and living area and is perfect for book storage, workspace or potential bar-seating from the dining room side. The kitchen is just right, with plenty of cabinet space, vintage dual-compartment, stainless sink/counter, and stainless appliances. The master bedroom, currently being utilized as an office, features two-door access, one just off the living room, and one from the rear hall, which also has an entry from outside. The additional two bedrooms have lovely views of the yard. A large, paved driveway, with a "T" turnaround, and attached carport, assure plenty of parking for everyone. In the rear of the carport, is the laundry and storage room which comes with a vintage, concrete utility sink and has a 1/2 bath, featuring a toilet and walk-in shower. Perfect for coming in from a beach day or doing chores in the yard!Envision yourself here in your new home!