The neighborhood of Makiki-Lower Punchbowl-Tantalus is situated within the city of Honolulu, Hawaii.
The character of Makiki-Lower Punchbowl-Tantalus is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. It is easy to access green spaces from numerous locations in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, including Puu Ualakaa State Wayside Park. Most areas in this area are quiet, as the streets are generally quite calm - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Interstate H-1 or Lunalilo Freeway.
Renters occupy around 60% of the properties in the neighborhood whereas owners occupy the remainder. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. This part of the city experienced its most significant housing boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from most houses for sale in Makiki-Lower Punchbowl-Tantalus. Property owners benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With respect to food, the closest supermarket in Makiki-Lower Punchbowl-Tantalus is generally only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, there are a good number of choices for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes.
Walking is reasonably convenient for house buyers in this area; many daily needs can be carried out on foot, and various businesses are close by. Moving around by car is convenient in Makiki-Lower Punchbowl-Tantalus. Parking is generally easy, and it is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Lunalilo Freeway, from any location in this part of the city. In contrast, traveling by transit can be occasionally difficult in this part of Honolulu due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is connected by around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses.