The neighborhood of Waialae-Kahala is situated in the city of Honolulu, Hawaii.
Waialae-Kahala offers a calm ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This area is reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to Interstate H-1 or Lunalilo Freeway. Lastly, getting to green spaces, including Kuilei Cliffs Beach Park, is easy from the majority of locations within the neighborhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out and many homes have a park a short walk away.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly two thirds of buildings in Waialae-Kahala, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings. The median year of construction for dwellings in this neighborhood is 1965. This neighborhood has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 30% are renters.
In Waialae-Kahala, home owners will generally be able to access primary as well as high schools on foot. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools. With respect to eating, accessing one of approximately 10 supermarkets on foot is feasible for some, but not all, house buyers in Waialae-Kahala. That being said, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of options, and house buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well.
A car is an excellent mode of transportation in Waialae-Kahala. Many houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Lunalilo Freeway, and coming across a parking spot is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit system in Waialae-Kahala is not very practical. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. Many of the homes for sale in this area are located in places that are not particularly suitable for traveling on foot since few daily needs can be met by walking.