Neighborhood

Neighborhood


Here are highlights of some of the neighborhoods we specialize in. No listings here. Just information for you to consider when buying your property.

Kahala

BYOB restaurants near Kahala

Best BYOB restaurants near Kahala

When guests, friends or clients come into town the question I often encounter is where can they dine around Kahala that offers BYOB. As someone that often dines out this is an important feature that c... Read More
Kahala real estate

Kahala Real Estate: 5 Facts

Kahala Real Estate is known the world-over as a premiere location, often being called the “Beverly Hills” of Hawaii. If you’re interested in buying Kahala real estate, Here’s 5 facts y... Read More
Kahala for Sale

Kahala for Sale: Insider information

The Kahala Revival Properties in Kahala for sale have been on the rise since 2013. An improving economy may have something to do with this. But insiders know that the divestiture of 31 properties (... Read More
Kahala Beach Apartments

Kahala Beach Apartments Guide

The Kahala Beach Apartments project is located in the heart of prestigious Kahala. Kahala is known as the “Beverly Hills” of Hawaii featuring the most exclusive and priciest properties in... Read More
Kahala Condo Hunting

Kahala Condo Hunting Secrets

Finding a Kahala condo can be challenging. Kahala is primarily a single family neighborhood so condo inventory is limited. And while there are many high-rise condo projects in other areas of town (Kak... Read More
Kahala Condo Hunting

Kahala Apartments: 3 Tips to Buying Your Dream

Kahala apartments are among the most exclusive and priciest properties on the island of Oahu. But before you get excited about buying a unit on the beach, know that reference to “apartments” in t... Read More
Kahala Neighborhoods

Kahala - Gathering Place, Hideaway, Destination

Hawaii’s most elegant neighborhood is much more than a serene beachfront paradise Kahala has become a favorite destination for East Oahu residents and wealthy visitors from around the globe. Is... Read More
Kahala Neighborhood

Kahala - An Outdoor Enthusiast's Paradise

The exclusive Honolulu suburb of Kahala may be blissfully serene, but there’s no shortage of ways to have fun right in the neighborhood. In addition to great shopping and dining at Kahala Mall a... Read More
Kahala

Kahala - Around Hawaii's Most Glamorous Neighborhood

Often called the Beverly Hills of Hawaii, Kahala is Honolulu’s ultimate address. The neighborhood nestles along a secluded, golden-sand beach framed by the iconic Diamond Head Crater, five-star Kaha... Read More
Kahala Real Estate

Kahala - A Glamorous Address

Set on a golden-sand beach just east of Diamond Head, sunny Kahala is one of Hawaii’s most opulent neighborhoods. With classic Island charm, elegant homes and a location only 15 minutes from dow... Read More

Diamond Head

Kahala Condo Hunting

Kahala Condo Hunting Secrets

Finding a Kahala condo can be challenging. Kahala is primarily a single family neighborhood so condo inventory is limited. And while there are many high-rise condo projects in other areas of town (Kak... Read More
Diamond Head Real Estate

Diamond Head - A Culturally Rich Neighborhood (Part 4)

In our most recent blog about Diamond Head, we showcased the incredible range of outdoor activities available in the neighborhood. Today we’re highlighting the Diamond Head area’s broad ra... Read More
Diamond Head Real Estate

Diamond Head - Outdoors in the Neighborhood

Diamond Head is one of Honolulu’s favorite neighborhoods; in fact, there’s no other community like it in all of Hawaii. In addition to a wide range of homes, from historic bungalows to oceanfront ... Read More
Diamond Head Real Estate Fountain

Diamond Head - Around the Neighborhood

An eclectic collection of luxury estates, historic bungalows and condos on the edge of urban Honolulu, Diamond Head is one of Hawaii’s most desirable and vibrant suburbs. The neighborhood circles an... Read More
Diamond Head

Diamond Head - An Iconic Address

Like the Matterhorn in Switzerland or Mount Fuji in Japan, Diamond Head is Hawaii’s most iconic landmark. Framing nearly every Honolulu postcard for more than a century, the crater crests above ... Read More

Kailua and Lanikai

Lanikai Beach

Kailua and Lanikai - Beyond the Beach

In our previous blog about Kailua and Lanikai, we showcased the amazing outdoor lifestyle these highly desirable neighborhoods offer. Today we’re highlighting ways to enjoy the Kailua area that go b... Read More
Kailua Beach

Kailua and Lanikai - Outdoors in the Neighborhood

When it comes to enjoying Hawaii’s great outdoors, few communities do it better than sunny Kailua and Lanikai. Stretching out along more than four miles of waterfront, including several miles of pow... Read More
Morning in Lanikai

Kailua and Lanikai - Around the Neighborhood

If you’re looking for a sunny beachfront community that offers upscale Island living, it doesn’t get much better than Kailua and Lanikai. Only a short drive from Honolulu yet a world away, these t... Read More
Kailua Beach

Kailua and Lanikai - Oahu's Best Beach Towns

The Windward Coast is one of Oahu’s most beautiful settings – and the beachfront communities of Kailua and Lanikai are the coast’s most coveted jewels. Nestled along four miles of shoreline ... Read More

Hawaii Kai and Portlock

Beach in the Portlock neighborhood

The Portlock Area - Shopping, Dining and More

With a lightly bustling commercial center and countless outdoor activities, the planned community of Hawaii Kai (built by 20th-century tycoon Henry J. Kaiser, one of Portlock’s most prominent former... Read More
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

The Portlock Area - Outdoors in the Neighborhood

Tucked along the edge of Koko Head, the micro-suburbs of Portlock, Koko Kai and Triangle mark the pinnacle of upscale Hawaii Kai living. Residents of the “Portlock area” are only steps fro... Read More
Beachfront Portlock neighborhood

The Portlock Area - Around the Neighborhood

Wrapping around the west flank of Koko Head and overlooking serene Maunalua Bay, three petite neighborhoods offer some of East Honolulu’s finest living: Portlock, Koko Kai and Triangle. Today we... Read More
Beach in the Portlock neighborhood

The Portlock Area - Exclusive Hawaii Kai Living

On the flanks of Koko Head overlooking serene Maunalua Bay, three micro-neighborhoods offer a luxurious haven. Although often simply referred to as Portlock, this narrow stretch of homes and peaceful ... Read More

Kaimuki

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Kaimuki: A Foodie's Paradise

We may be a little biased, but Kaimuki & Palolo are two of the best neighborhoods to live on Oahu. With tons of restaurants, grocery stores, and fitness studios within walking distance, you can&#... Read More
BYOB restaurants near Kahala

Best BYOB restaurants near Kahala

When guests, friends or clients come into town the question I often encounter is where can they dine around Kahala that offers BYOB. As someone that often dines out this is an important feature that c... Read More
Kahala Condo Hunting

Kahala Condo Hunting Secrets

Finding a Kahala condo can be challenging. Kahala is primarily a single family neighborhood so condo inventory is limited. And while there are many high-rise condo projects in other areas of town (Kak... Read More
Along Waialae Ave.

Kaimuki - Shopping, Dining and More

The enclave of Kaimuki is experiencing a renaissance these days, with homes selling quickly and a lineup of Honolulu residents hoping to join the community. In addition to affordability and an incredi... Read More
Kaimuki

Kaimuki - Outdoors in the Neighborhood

Cradled between the verdant Koolau Mountains and landmark Diamond Head Crater, Kaimuki has become one of Honolulu’s favorite communities. Settled and cozy, this century-old suburb has experience... Read More
Ocean view from Kaimuki

Kaimuki - Around the Neighborhood

Set on the slopes of sunny Diamond Head Crater, Kaimuki offers affordable home ownership and a small-town lifestyle at the edge of the city. Established in the late 1800s as one of Honolulu’s fi... Read More
Classic Kaimuki bungalow

Kaimuki - Honolulu's Hippest Little Town

A comfortable Honolulu community established more than a century ago, Kaimuki just keeps getting better. Residents of this sunny, affordable and well-located neighborhood range from upwardly mobile si... Read More

Kakaako

Ae'o in Ward Village

Groundbreaking Special for Ae’o Buyers

If you considered buying into Ae’o, now is the time! It’s for a limited time Ward Village is offering a 2% credit at closing and a free storage unit. You can save from $35,000-$50,000 when y... Read More
Kaka’ako Condos

Kaka’ako Condos: Tips to Buying the Best

Kaka’ako condos are some of the hottest real estate in Honolulu. With numerous new high rises gracing the new Honolulu skyline, Kaka’ako is the exciting new urban center in the tropics. Here’... Read More
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Kakaako - Luxury Living in the City

In our recent blog postings on the redevelopment of Honolulu’s Kakaako neighborhood, we’ve covered everything from the overall vision for the area to the detailed plans for new workforce h... Read More
Kakaako, an oceanfront community

Kakaako - An Affordable Neighborhood

If you’ve been following the news on Kakaako, you already know that this community will be growing dramatically over the next decade. The plan to build at least 30 new condominium towers and inc... Read More
The new Kakaako

Kakaako - Creating a Sustainable, Livable City

As you know from our previous blogs as well as the many newspaper and magazine articles circulating these days the community of Kakaako is being primed for a redevelopment of somewhat epic proportions... Read More
The new Kakaako

Kakaako - Ready for Luxury Living

Set in the heart of Honolulu between Waikiki and downtown, Kakaako is one of the city’s most forward-looking and high-potential neighborhoods. And it’s constantly growing; in fact, project... Read More
Kakaako's modern skyline

Kakaako - Honolulu's New Heartbeat

As an island with less than 600 square miles – most of which are occupied by steep mountain terrain – Oahu has turned to models such as Singapore and New York City for inspiration on susta... Read More

Waikiki

Kahala Condo Hunting

Kahala Condo Hunting Secrets

Finding a Kahala condo can be challenging. Kahala is primarily a single family neighborhood so condo inventory is limited. And while there are many high-rise condo projects in other areas of town (Kak... Read More
Hilton Waikiki Beach's Lobby Bar

Waikiki: Shopping, Dining and More

As one of Honolulu’s busiest commercial centers, Waikiki is a shopping and dining paradise. Squeezed into a strip only a mile and a half long are hundreds of stores—including unique Island and Jap... Read More
A typical day on Waikiki Beach

Outdoor Adventures in Waikiki

Few Honolulu neighborhoods, if any, can boast as much outdoor excitement as Waikiki. Although this is an extremely compact district towering with high-rise hotels and condos, its edges are framed by t... Read More
The Waikiki Landmark

Investing in Waikiki

Over the last two decades—and especially following extensive high-end development in the last several years—a Waikiki address has not only regained the status it boasted in earlier years, but has ... Read More
Waikiki

The New Waikiki

Waikiki—a name so glamorized and renowned the world over that we might think we know all there is to know about this stretch of golden beachfront. But Waikiki is a wonderful enigma of a neighborhood... Read More

Waikiki

Welcome to Manoa

Cultural Manoa

Manoa is a large community, but rather quiet when it comes to commercial activity. Its streets and graceful homes wind into the back of the valley beneath rainbows and towering monkeypod trees, with l... Read More
Painting of Manoa Valley by Enoch Wood Perry Jr., 1885

Out and About in Manoa

Manoa is one of Honolulu’s only highly prized neighborhoods that isn’t near the ocean—instead, it nestles into cool green-valley mists, a haven for trails and trickling waterfalls. This trop... Read More
Peaceful Manoa

Buying a Home in Manoa

Everyone knows that buying a home in Manoa is a solid real estate investment, but that’s not why Hawaii’s elite prefers Manoa. This is a kamaaina neighborhood—a neighborhood with history, charm ... Read More
Hillside homes edging the entrance to Manoa, and Manoa's mountainous backdrop

Venerable Manoa

Manoa is one of Hawaii’s most charming and cherished neighborhoods—a landscape of venerable mansions, historic bungalows and Asiatic mid-20th-century family homes in Honolulu’s prettiest valley.... Read More
 

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