The neighborhood of Kalihi-Palama is located within the city of Honolulu, Hawaii.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Kalihi-Palama. There are around 10 green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, like Sand Island State Recreation Area, and they are especially well-spread out, which results in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations in the neighborhood. This part of the city can be rather noisy, as during busier hours of the day, traffic can occasionally be bothersome, and there can also be a large amount of noise from businesses, although there are still several quieter sections.
In Kalihi-Palama, roughly half of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened between 1960 and 1980. This part of Honolulu is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. About 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners.
Residents will welcome that no matter where their property is located in this part of the city, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. As far as eating is concerned, property owners in Kalihi-Palama will be pleased to learn that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. In addition, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who cherish nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also easy to get to a number of clothing stores on foot.
This area will please home owners that appreciate a variety of modes of transportation. Kalihi-Palama has a reasonably good public transit infrastructure. There are approximately 40 bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. A car is also a very good means of transportation in Kalihi-Palama. It is convenient to come across a parking spot, and many houses for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Lunalilo Freeway. Kalihi-Palama is a fairly pleasant part of Honolulu for pedestrians; all common errands can be run on foot, and many businesses are quite close by.