Located within Hawaii, United States, the census-designated place of Kailua is located in the Honolulu metropolitan area.
Kailua offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the Honolulu metropolitan area is fairly good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are usually quite peaceful - although that is not the case closer to Interstate H-3. Finally, it is easy to access parks in the census-designated place and there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to visit.
The housing stock of Kailua is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. This part of the Honolulu metropolitan area also has a selection of housing size options - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 60% of the units in Kailua while renters occupy the remainder. The median year of construction for dwellings in this census-designated place is 1975.
A portion of home buyers in Kailua may be able to travel to one of approximately 30 grocery stores on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also a few options for those who value close by restaurants. Concerning education, both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from most properties for sale in this part of the Honolulu metropolitan area. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Traveling by car is especially convenient in this census-designated place. Many houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Interstate H-3, and it is very easy to park. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be challenging in Kailua due to the low service level. Nonetheless, residents benefit from about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Kailua is not very conducive to walking because very few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.