Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis is a neighborhood in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis is a good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a calm environment. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to check out, including Wa'ahila Ridge State Recreation Area and Ala Wai Park, and they are very well-located, which makes them very easy to access. This part of the city is quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around Interstate H-1 or Lunalilo Freeway.
The majority of the housing stock of Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis is composed of large apartment buildings and single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. This area also has a good selection of housing sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. Around 40% of homes in this part of the city were constructed prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s.
Residents will find that no matter where their property is situated in Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Along with public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and high school level. When it comes to food, it is typically an option for house buyers in Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Furthermore, with over 100 restaurants and approximately 10 cafes, this part of the city is a fairly good area in which to eat out, for example along Kapahulu Avenue. Property owners can find a good number of clothing stores within walking distance.
Physically active house buyers will value the reasonably walk-friendly character of Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis; all common errands can be run on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby. The preferred way to navigate this part of Honolulu is very often driving. It is easy to park, and most homes for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Lunalilo Freeway. In contrast, the public transit network in Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis is somewhat poor. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by about 20 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences.