Hawaii County, Hawaii VA Home Loan Info

Hawaii VA home loan limitsThe 2018 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Hawaii County is $679,650.

Called “the Big Island” to distinguish it from the state of Hawaii, Hawaii County is the largest county in the state by geographic size. One of only seven counties in the United States to have the same name as the state it is located in; Hawaii County is the southernmost of the Hawaiian Islands. The land area covers 63 percent of the state’s land area, making it the county that encompasses a greater percentage of land area than any other county in the country. Founded in 1905, the largest city and county seat is Hilo. The county has a total population of just over 185,000.

Largely because of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo is often considered the best starting point to explore the eastern half of Hawaii. Beyond the natural beauty, lush vegetation, waterfalls and sandy beaches, Hilo has numerous museums, historic buildings and venues for the performing arts.

 

To apply for a VA loan in Hawaii County contact VA Home Loan Centers today!

 


Veterans in Hawaii County

Hawaii County has a veteran population of 16,000. This populous has access too many veterans services provided in the county. The Office of Veterans Services has a satellite location in Hilo. The office helps veterans prepare VA claims, file appeals with the VA and review medical records. Additionally, the office works as an intermediary between veterans and the governor’s office, refers vets to alternate agencies and acts as a representation at VA hearings. The Hilo Office holds hours Monday through Friday, from 7:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and again from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Hilo Vet Center functions as a readjustment counseling center for veterans and their families who suffer from substance abuse and trauma related issues. The VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Hilo provides area veterans with health care and wellness services. The main purpose of the clinic is primary health care. The clinic is designed for non-emergent veterans who suffer from stable chronic problems and minor acute illnesses.

In addition to the veterans in Hawaii County, an active duty contingent is also noticeable. The Pohakuloa Training Area is found on the plateau between Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. The facility is 170 square miles. First used during WWII by Marine Corps artillery units, the facility remains open today. The primary mission of the training center is to serve as a live fire training range for the ground and air units. The largest training area used by the Department of the Defense in the Pacific, small arms qualification, familiarization, artillery, and mortar training all conducted onsite. In 2009, the base was also revamped  to serve as an impact area for bombing practice and helicopter aerial gunnery. The area is most frequently used as a training site for the 3rd Marine Regiment and the 25th Infantry Division. Interestingly, within the boundaries of the site are 10 endangered species of plant and animal life. Because of this, the facility is also officially recognized as a conservation district.

Disabled veterans, who own property in Hawaii County, are entitled to a property tax exemption of $5,000 if they suffer from a service-related total disability. Veterans with a 100 percent disability can also take advantage of the state of Hawaii Financing repairs, renovations and new construction or primary residences of $5,000 to make them more disability-friendly.


VFW Post

Post 3875 Orr/Onizuka Post

PO Box 4582
Hilo, HI 967200582
United States
Phone: (808) 936-5703

Meeting Location & Time
150 Kinoole St
Hilo, HI 96720
United States
9:00 AM 3rd Saturday

Quartermaster: Jay Eisenzimmer
Commander: Rankin Gossert


Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable In Hawaii County:

  • Single Family: $650
  • Condominium: $650
  • Manufactured Housing: $650
  • Duplex $1,000
  • Triplex: $1,100
  • Fourplex: $1,200
  • Repair Certification: $200

Hawaii County Property Search

The VA HLC property search can be used for the following areas:

Ainaloa, Captain Cook, Eden Roc, Fern Acres, Fern Forest, Halaula, Hawaiian Acres, Hawaiian Beaches, Hawaiin Ocean View, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawi, Hilo, Holualoa, Honalo, Honaunau-Napoopoo, Honokaa, Honomu, Kahaluu-Keauhou, Kailua, Kalaoa, Kapaau, Keaau, Kealakekua, Keokea, Kukuihaele, Kurtistown, Laupahoehoe, Leilani Estates, Mountain View, Naalehu, Nanawale Estates, Orchidlands Estates, Pauuilo, Pahala, Pahoa, Papikou, Pepeekeo, Paukaa, Puako, Volcano, Waikoloa Village, Waimea, Wainaku, Ahualoa, Hakalau, Waiohinu

To obtain a complete listing of all VA approved condos in Hawaii County, contact VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.


Hawaii County VA Approved Condos

Condo Name (ID): ALII COVE (001018)
Address: 75-5919 ALII DRIVE KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 07/07/2009
Review Completion Date: 07/07/2009


Condo Name (ID): ALII LANI (000872)
Address: KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  –  0000  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 11/16/2012
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): CASA DE EMDEKO (000939)
Address: TMK: 3/7-5-20-7 KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted With Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 09/21/2007
Review Completion Date: 10/24/2007


Condo Name (ID): CROZIER HIGHLANDS (001015)
Address: 2316 C-1 AINAKHELE STREET HILO  HI  96720  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/12/2009
Review Completion Date: 06/12/2009


Condo Name (ID): ELIMA LANI CONDOMINIUMS (001108)
Address: 68-3883 LUA KULA STREET WAIKOLOA  HI  96738  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 04/11/2012
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): FAIRWAY TERRACE (000878)
Address: WAIKOLOA  HI  96738  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 05/16/2002
Review Completion Date: 06/05/2002


Condo Name (ID): HALE KAHAKAI APTS. (001254)
Address: 2405 KALANIANAOLE ST HILO  HI  96720  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 11/28/2014
Review Completion Date: 12/05/2014


Condo Name (ID): HALE KEHAU PHASE 1 (001234)
Address: 78-7045 KALUNA STREET KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/16/2014
Review Completion Date: 06/25/2014


Condo Name (ID): HO’OKELA LOT 2 (001100)
Address: CONDOMINIUM PROJECT N. KOHALA  HI  96743  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 02/28/2012
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): KALUKALU 1ST (001000)
Address: 81-1241 KONAWAENA SCH RD KEALAKEKUA  HI  96750  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 03/23/2009
Review Completion Date: 03/24/2009


Condo Name (ID): KAULANA AT KONA (001174)
Address: LOT 3-C-1-A KAMAMALU KEAUHOU  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 07/18/2013
Review Completion Date: 07/18/2013


Condo Name (ID): KONA BALI KAI (000753)
Address: KAILUA-KONA, HI  HI  96740  –  0000  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date:03/02/1992
Review Completion Date: 03/06/1992


Condo Name (ID): KONA EASTWIND (001182)
Address: 77-305 NALANI WAY KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 09/06/2013
Review Completion Date: 09/06/2013


Condo Name (ID): KONA MANSIONS V INC (001115)
Address: 75-5873 WAILUA ROAD KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 05/17/2012
Review Completion Date: 05/17/2012


Condo Name (ID): KONA SHORES (001099)
Address: KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 02/24/2012
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): MAKANA KAI AT WEHILANI PHASE 1 (001235)
Address: WAIKOLOA RD KOHALA  HI  96738  HAWAII
Status: Accepted With Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 07/24/2014
Review Completion Date: 07/31/2014


Condo Name (ID): PACIFIC HEIGHTS TOWNHOUSE (000765)
Address: CONDO I HILO  HI  96720  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 02/24/2012
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): PINES AT KAILUA-KONA (FHA126)
Address: PH I & III KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  –  0000  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/06/2011
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): SEASCAPE CONDO (001098)
Address: PHASE II, III & IV KAILUA KONA  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 02/24/2012
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): SEASCAPE CONDO PH 1 (FHA336)
Address: BLCGS A-D, N KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/06/2011
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): SEASCAPE CONDO PH 1 (FHA336)
Address: BLCGS A-D, N KAILUA-KONA  HI  96740  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 06/06/2011
Review Completion Date: Unavailable


Condo Name (ID): THE VILLAGES (FHA272)
Address: AKA: ELIMA LANI WAIKOLOA  HI  96738  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 12/18/2003
Review Completion Date: 12/18/2003


Condo Name (ID): WAINAKU TERRACE (000971)
Address: HILO  HI  96720  HAWAII
Status: Accepted Without Conditions
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 09/25/2008
Review Completion Date: 10/21/2008

VA Home Loan Centers can provide immediate assistance with a condo approval project. Speak with a representative by calling VAHLC at 888-573-4496.


Links

  1. Florida VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/hawaii-va-home-loan-limit/
  2. VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/

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