County to Hold Abandoned Vehicle Auction This Month

September 16, 2021, 6:10 AM HST
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The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management’s Abandoned Vehicle Section will be holding its eighth abandoned vehicle auction in September in Kailua-Kona.

All prospective bidders are encouraged to view the vehicles prior to bidding. In no case will failure to view constitute grounds for the withdrawal of a bid. All prospective bidders must sign in at the designated sign-in table. The vehicles available for auction will be clearly labeled with an item number.

No person may enter or open any vehicle in the impound lot. The impound lot is paved, but appropriate footwear is recommended. Children under the age of 12 will not be allowed on the impound lot.

Location: Kona Abandoned Vehicle Impound Lot (across the Kealakehe Police Station) 74-598 Hale Mākaʻi Place Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi.

Viewing is on the following days and times:

  • Friday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 18, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bid rules: Bidders must deposit 25% of the bid price with their sealed bid. Bids must be at or above the upset price and will be accepted in whole dollar amounts only.


Only signed bids will be accepted. Any bidder defaulting on a payment or cancelling a bid shall forfeit the deposit. Bid deposits of unsuccessful bidders will be refunded. Bid deposits of successful bidders will be applied to the bid price.

Bidders may submit a completed bid form during viewing hours. A valid government-issued photo identification is required for all bills of sale.

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