County Plans Abandoned Vehicle Auction


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.  Vehicles available for auction will be clearly labeled with an item number.

No person may enter or touch any vehicle in the impound lot.  The impound lot is paved; however, appropriate footwear is recommended.

Children under the age of 12 will not be allow in the impound lot.

The auction will be held at the Kona Abandoned Vehicle Impound Lot located at 74-598 Hale Mākaʻi Place, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 (across of the Kealakehe Police Station).

The viewing days and hours are as follows:

  • Friday, May 4, 2018              7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 5, 2018         8:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 6, 2018           9:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Bidders must deposit twenty five percent (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 the payment or cancelling their bid shall forfeit their deposit.  Bid deposits of unsuccessful bidders will be refunded.  Bid deposits of successful bidders will be applied to their bid price.

Bidders may submit a completed bid form during viewing hours.