Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Honolulu,
the Kalanianaole Hwy / Kealahou St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Kalanianaole Hwy / Kealahou St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Kalanianaole Hwy / Kealahou St is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Kalanianaole Hwy / Kealahou St stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 86.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Kalanianaole Hwy / Kealahou St neighborhood has more
Asian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 41.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 2.1% have Portuguese ancestry.
Kalanianaole Hwy / Kealahou St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Kalanianaole Hwy / Kealahou St
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Hawaii. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.5% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Hawaii. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Kalanianaole Hwy / Kealahou St neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, active retirees and urban sophisticates.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 4.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Kalanianaole Hwy / Kealahou St neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.