The neighborhood of Waikiki is located in the city of Honolulu, Hawaii.
Waikiki offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. It is very easy to find energetic streets in this neighborhood. Even though there are few nearby entertainment venues, there are usually a very large number of people around, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. Kalakaua Avenue is among the most active streets in this part of Honolulu. Green spaces, like Ala Moana Regional Park, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in, which makes it very easy to access them from a lot of locations in the neighborhood.
In Waikiki, the overwhelming majority of buildings are large apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place between 1960 and 1980. This part of the city also has quite a good variety of housing size options; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from any location in this part of Honolulu. Furthermore, those who like to eat out won't have to walk far in Waikiki, where over 350 restaurants and over 50 cafes are available, for example along Kalakaua Avenue. An excellent choice of clothing stores is also situated within a very short walking distance. With respect to education, home owners will welcome that no matter where their house is located in this part of Honolulu, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, Waikiki does not have any high schools.
Waikiki offers house buyers several alternative methods of transportation. Walking is very practical for home buyers in this part of the city; meeting daily needs is very easy, and many businesses are especially nearby. The public transit network in this area is reasonably good. The neighborhood is served by approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. Waikiki is also car friendly. Many real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway.