UPDATED YEAR TO DATE MEDIAN SALES FOR JULY 2020-
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The peaceful, eclectic, mid to upper priced neighborhoods of Aina Haina-Kuliouou-Niu Valley are tucked into the foothills and the up the sides of Koolau mountain ridges along Kalanianaole Hwy. On the makai (ocean) side, the Maunalua Bay beachfront is graced with lovely beach parks, lavish homes and Paiko Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary. The base of Diamond Head is the extinct volcano that is Oahu’s most famous natural landmark is embroidered with affluent homes and condominiums.
At the extreme southeastern tip of Oahu are the sunny Hawaii Kai-Portlock communities. Hawaii Kai is the California marina-style dream development of the late Henry J. Kaiser. Threaded through the community’s picturesque canals are mid to high priced single family residences, and condominiums, a marina, golf course, schools, parks and outdoor shopping centers.
Kahala has some of the most expensive real estate in Hawaii resembling Beverly Hills mansions attracting home buyers from around the world. Celebrities and business moguls have bought vacation homes to enjoy the island lifestyle. In addition, it is understood that many celebrities quietly lodge at the exquisite Kahala Hotel and Resort. Waialae Country Club is also located in this elite community, home of the “Sony Open”.
Kaimuki-Kapahulu are two of Oahu’s most lively communities, dripping with appeal to the yuppies. The houses along the neat, hilly streets have personality and character. There are lots of specialty boutiques and ethnic restaurants lined up and down the main streets.