Kaimukī, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.  A classic and quiet Honolulu neighborhood.

Located on the south shores of Oahu, this quiet and older community has a small town feel.  This neighborhood community is self-sufficient with its own nearby Kahala Mall, eateries, long-standing local businesses, gas stations, public / charter / higher education schools, medical facilities, natural and man-made attractions, and a quick commute to all parts of the island.

  • A number of 1950's Oahu Craftsman homes, a select-few apartment low rises, and lots of new construction keep the charm going in this classic Honolulu neighborhood.  
  • Being home to several strip-mall businesses that include many local chain eateries, flower shops, bakeries, and a number of mom-and-pop stores, Kaimuki is a convenient stop that offers a quiet reprieve just 10-15 minutes away from the bustle of downtown Honolulu.
  • Population: 18,930 (source)
  • Zip Code: 96815, 96816
  • Average Temperature: 70-85 F (World Weather)
  • Accessible drive from around the island (H1 East off exits:  Waialae Avenue, King Street (to Kapahulu Avenue), Kokohead (to Harding Avenue))
  • Best known for its views of Diamond Head, Wilhelmina Rise, St. Louis Heights, Palolo Valley, and driving proximity to the Waikiki, Kahala, Ala Moana and Kakaako areas in neighboring areas
  • Hawaiian name means "ti root oven" which describes its past usage as King Kalakaua's ostritch farm in the southern Oahu area



By the Numbers

  1. 40 Kaimuki homes were sold in November 2016 compared to 60 homes sold in the same month last calendar year.
  2. Kaimuki properties were nearly 1/3 of Eric T Chu - SC Realty client representations in the last 24 months
  3. Median Home Prices: 1M in 2016 (Single-Family Home, vs. 643,500 on Oahu); in prior years, 890K in 2015 and 800K in 2012 (Honolulu HI 5; Area Vibes)



SC Realty's Footprint in Kaimuki




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An older neighborhood on Oahu, the Diamond Head area includes quiet streets that border the luxury real estate known as the Gold Coast and is just steps away from Waikiki.  Get to know this walk-able and commute-friendly neighborhood with ample parking and a lazy Sunday feel that we at Eric T Chu - SC Realty love and is still very accessible to the investor and dream home owner alike.



Eric T Chu - SC Realty is a full-service real estate and property management agent.  He has extensive experience on Oahu advising both first-time home buyers/sellers and those looking to invest in property and on the search for a responsive and trustworthy property management partner. 


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