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Honolulu OAHU

Population339,421
Median Income$87,456
Median Home Value$992,500
Median Rent$2,257

About Schools in Honolulu

Honolulu has an excellent public school system but private schools are an option, too. If you’re looking for preschools in Honolulu then there are plenty to choose from with most elementary schools offering an array of programs for both morning and afternoon attendance.

  • Iolani School is a culturally diverse, co-education, Christian-oriented college prep school for more than 2,000 students in kindergarten through grade 12.
  • La Pietra is a girls college prep school for grades 6 to 12.
  • Nearby is another private school, Panahou School, one of the largest private schools in the country, and famous for one of its most famous students, Barack Obama. 

About Shopping in Honolulu

  • The streets of Honolulu are famous for shopping, with vendors and shops everywhere.
  • Ala Moana Shopping Center is open 24 hours a day and is even frequented by locals looking for an alternative to Costco. The mall features high-end retailers like Burberry, Prada and Gucci

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  • Honolulu is densely populated and made up of several neighborhoods: Waikiki, Downtown Honolulu, Diamond Head and more. On average there are larger lot sizes as well as wider streets that help cut down on traffic and boost safety for pedestrians and bikers alike. 
  • At one time Diamond Head Crater was an island surrounded by coral reefs but volcanic activity eventually joined it to nearby lands, creating today’s familiar headlands.
  • The name Diamond Head was given by visiting sailors who mistook sparkling volcanic calcite crystals on a nearby beach for diamonds. 
  • Waikiki is known for its buzzing nightlife scene and is home to some of Hawaii best beaches, maybe one of the best in the nation. 
  • The city has been called the Venice of America because over one-third of its area consists of canals that were initially built for drainage but were later converted into roads and used for recreation.
  • Pearl Harbor is an important memorial site in Honolulu and highly popular with visitors.

About Real Estate in Honolulu

Honolulu is densely populated and made up of several neighborhoods: Waikiki, Downtown Honolulu, Diamond Head and more. On average there are larger lot sizes as well as wider streets that help cut down on traffic and boost safety for pedestrians and bikers alike. 

Many popular beachfront properties have views that overlook sparkling white sand beaches like the world-famous Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head Beach.

The Diamond Head, neighborhood is one of the best places to live in Hawaii and has some of the most stunning views. This neighborhood has everything from parks to beaches and everything in between and is a most coveted neighborhood. 

Ewa Beach/Pali/Aiea is one of Honolulu’s most diverse neighborhoods and home to one of Hawaii’s busiest shopping malls, Windward Mall. The area has a suburban feel but it’s minutes away from the coast. Many residents say they love Ewa Beach because it has easy access to both urban Honolulu and Waikiki.

The area of Honolulu located near Downtown is one of Hawaii’s largest and most diverse communities. Because there are so many different people living in such a small area, residents have access to an eclectic mix of stores and restaurants serving a variety of cultures. Downtown also has its share of government offices as well as non-profit organizations dedicated to helping those in need. The population density means that public transit is easily accessible and it can be much quicker than using your own car.

The “Gold Coast” of Diamond Head is renowned for upscale, unmatched oceanfront living. The life here is quieter and represents more classically the ways of Hawaii. Here you will find condos, but also sprawling estates with views of Waikiki and small homes that are within walking distance of everything.