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    Moanalua

    Moanalua Neighborhood

    Moanalua is an Oahu neighborhood in Hawaii that is well known for its lush vegetation, stunning natural beauty, and extensive cultural legacy.

    Moanalua Real Estate Market(2023):

    • Average Home Price: $1,056,111
    • Average Home Price per square foot: $669
    • Average Days on the Market: 61

    Moanalua History

    Moanalua’s history dates back centuries and is intricately connected to that of Hawaii and its people. The term Moanalua comes from two Hawaiian words – moana and lua – meaning ocean and hole, respectively. This area was named for a large hole in a nearby reef that early Hawaiian fishermen used to access the ocean, as well as serve as a navigation landmark by early Hawaiian navigators. Moanalua area’s first known residents were ancient Hawaiians who arrived between 300-600 AD. These skilled fishermen, farmers, and craftspeople lived off both land and sea. They built temples to honor their gods and perform religious ceremonies in this area. By the 18th century, however, Hawaii came under the control of the Kamehameha Dynasty, who united the islands into one central government and instituted central governance policies across them all. The Kamehameha Dynasty used Moanalua as their royal retreat and hunting grounds. They constructed the Moanalua Gardens palace that still stands today and attracts numerous tourists today. Moanalua quickly emerged as a center for sugar production during Hawaii’s 19th-century sugar boom, when large plantation operations were established here, and workers from Asia came in to work the fields. Hawaii’s sugar industry brought tremendous wealth, yet workers were often exploited and forced to work under harsh conditions. Moanalua became more residential as more people moved to Hawaii for employment opportunities in tourism and other fields. Today, it boasts an eclectic population made up of people from varying backgrounds who all live together peacefully within its confines. Moanalua has managed to retain much of its natural beauty and cultural heritage despite modernization. For instance, Moanalua Gardens are still popular tourist attractions that give an insight into Hawaii’s rich history and culture. Moanalua’s history is closely interwoven with that of Hawaii as a whole, from its ancient Hawaiian roots to its role in the sugar industry and beyond. Today, this area remains vital and vibrant – providing visitors and residents alike an opportunity to experience Hawaii’s beautiful culture firsthand.  

    Moanalua Activities

    Moanalua Gardens:

    Home to an abundance of rare and exotic species unique to Hawaii, Moanalua Gardens is home to an exquisite display of plants and flowers unique to Hawaii. A few highlights in Moanalua include its koi pond, Japanese tea house, and rock garden – remembering Kamehameha V Cottage, which serves as a landmark.  

    Hike Moanalua Valley Trail:

    This moderate to strenuous hike takes you through Moanalua Valley and offers stunning views of its surrounding mountains.  

    Visit Pearl Harbor National Memorial:

    This museum is an essential stop for history lovers, where you can gain more insight into the attack on Pearl Harbor as well as pay your respects to those who lost their lives in its aftermath.  

    Visit Tripler Army Medical Center:

    This hospital is the largest military hospital in the Pacific and provides tours to the public.  

    Moanalua Community Park:

    Provides an ideal spot for sports activities – with facilities including basketball, tennis, baseball, and even swimming pool access, making this park the ideal location to get active!  

    Attend the Prince Lot Hula Festival:

    This annual event at Moanalua Gardens showcases Hawaiian culture through music and dance, while Moanalua Shopping Center provides access to an assortment of stores, restaurants, and entertainment options.  

    Moanalua Public Schools:

    Moanalua Elementary School:

    Address: 1337 Mahiole St, Honolulu HI 96819.Click hereto view their website.  

    Red Hill Elementary School:

    1265 Ala Kula Pl, Honolulu, HI 96819 | Click herefor their website |

    Major General William R. Shafter Elementary School:

    Can be found at 2 Fort Shafter in Honolulu, and their website can be viewed here.

    Moanalua Middle School:

    Can be found at 1289 Mahiole Street, Honolulu HI 96819 – click herefor their website.  

    Moanalua High School:

    Can be found at 2825 Ala Ilima Street in Honolulu and their website can be seen here.  

    Moanalua Private Schools:

    Christian Academy:

    Located at 3400 Moanalua Rd in Honolulu, Hawaii 96819. This school offers Christian education from kindergarten through grade 12. Their website can be viewed here.

    Hale Keiki School:

    Consists of Preschool through Fifth-grade classes located at 153 Bougainville Dr, Honolulu HI 96818, and their website is available here.

    Looking for an Oahu Realtor?

    Are you planning to sell or buy your property in Moanalua? Working with experienced and knowledgeable real estate agents in Moanalua can make all the difference. The Ihara Team can provide you with valuable home buying and selling tips tailored to the Moanalua real estate market. We can also help you explore different neighborhoods in Moanalua and provide insights into the schools of Moanalua. When you’re looking to find the right home, explore property listings, and find homes for sale in Moanalua that meet your needs. We can also connect you with lenders for mortgages and financing options and offer closing assistance. Once the deal is done, we can recommend moving services to ensure a smooth transition to your new home. Looking for a Moanalua realtor?  Schedule a free real estate planning session with the Ihara Team, your trusted Moanalua Realtor.  

    See Moanalua Homes for sale below.

    Min. Price
    Max. Price
    Beds
    Baths
    1329 Ala Aolani Street Honolulu, HI 96819
    $2,980,000
    8 Beds 4 | 1 Baths 4,016 SqFtListing No. 202406058Property Type: Housecamera (23)Listing by Harper Island Realty LLC (808) 397-9894
    Details
    1559 Ala Amoamo Street Honolulu, HI 96819
    $1,650,000
    3 Beds 2 | 1 Baths 2,800 SqFtListing No. 202326017Property Type: Housecamera (25)Listing by Five Star Realty, Inc. (808) 382-6871
    Details
    1583 Ala Lani Street Honolulu, HI 96819
    $1,350,000
    6 Beds 5 Baths 2,927 SqFtListing No. 202326426Property Type: Housecamera (23)Listing by Keller Williams Honolulu (808) 596-2888
    Details
    1515 Ala Mahamoe Street Honolulu, HI 96819
    $1,300,000
    3 Beds 2 Baths 1,248 SqFtListing No. 202407371Property Type: Housecamera (9)Listing by All Pro Properties LLC (808) 483-2100
    Details
    5070 Likini Street #W. 1407 Honolulu, HI 96818
    $820,000
    3 Beds 2 Baths 1,504 SqFtListing No. 202402965Property Type: CondoListing by Locations LLC (808) 735-4200
    Details
    3075 Ala Poha Place #501 Honolulu, HI 96818
    $729,888
    3 Beds 2 Baths 1,117 SqFtListing No. 202407827Property Type: Condocamera Virtual Tourcamera (22)Listing by Bob Tanaka Inc (808) 949-4111Open House: Apr 21, 2024 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Details
    1128 Ala Napunani Street #208 Honolulu, HI 96818
    $650,000
    3 Beds 1 | 1 Baths 1,108 SqFtListing No. 202325368Property Type: Condocamera (18)Listing by OahuRE.com (808) 425-7887
    Details
    Undisclosed Honolulu, HI 96818
    $625,000
    2 Beds 2 Baths 884 SqFtListing No. 202408324Property Type: Condocamera (15)Listing by Penthouse Realty Corporation (808) 951-5559
    Details
    990 Ala Nanala Street #36C Honolulu, HI 96818
    $620,000
    2 Beds 2 Baths 1,102 SqFtListing No. 202406609Property Type: Condocamera (25)Listing by Real Broker, LLC (808) 852-9782Open House: Apr 21, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Details
    3009 Ala Makahala Place #214 Honolulu, HI 96818
    $619,000
    2 Beds 1 Baths 821 SqFtListing No. 202407777Property Type: Condocamera (25)Listing by Locations LLC (808) 735-4200Open House: Apr 21, 2024 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Details
    990 Ala Nanala Street #18B Honolulu, HI 96818
    $618,000
    2 Beds 2 Baths 1,088 SqFtListing No. 202406936Property Type: Condocamera (9)Listing by Fortune Properties LLC (808) 636-1367
    Details
    990 Ala Nanala Street #30A Honolulu, HI 96818
    $600,000
    2 Beds 2 Baths 1,111 SqFtListing No. 202403798Property Type: Condocamera (25)Listing by Island Pacific Real Estate LLC (808) 593-7705
    Details
     1329 Ala Aolani Street, Honolulu, HI 96819
    camera (23)
    price

    $2,980,000

    beds

    8 8 Beds

    baths

    4 | 1 4 | 1 Baths

    lot size

    4,016 SqFt 4,016 SqFt

    listing no.

    202406058Listing No. 202406058

    property type

    HouseProperty Type: House

    gallery photos

    camera (23)

    Listing by Harper Island Realty LLC (808) 397-9894

     1559 Ala Amoamo Street, Honolulu, HI 96819
    camera (25)
    price

    $1,650,000

    beds

    3 3 Beds

    baths

    2 | 1 2 | 1 Baths

    lot size

    2,800 SqFt 2,800 SqFt

    listing no.

    202326017Listing No. 202326017

    property type

    HouseProperty Type: House

    gallery photos

    camera (25)

    Listing by Five Star Realty, Inc. (808) 382-6871

     1583 Ala Lani Street, Honolulu, HI 96819
    camera (23)
    price

    $1,350,000

    beds

    6 6 Beds

    baths

    5 5 Baths

    lot size

    2,927 SqFt 2,927 SqFt

    listing no.

    202326426Listing No. 202326426

    property type

    HouseProperty Type: House

    gallery photos

    camera (23)

    Listing by Keller Williams Honolulu (808) 596-2888

     1515 Ala Mahamoe Street, Honolulu, HI 96819
    camera (9)
    price

    $1,300,000

    beds

    3 3 Beds

    baths

    2 2 Baths

    lot size

    1,248 SqFt 1,248 SqFt

    listing no.

    202407371Listing No. 202407371

    property type

    HouseProperty Type: House

    gallery photos

    camera (9)

    Listing by All Pro Properties LLC (808) 483-2100

     5070 Likini Street #W. 1407, Honolulu, HI 96818
    price

    $820,000

    beds

    3 3 Beds

    baths

    2 2 Baths

    lot size

    1,504 SqFt 1,504 SqFt

    listing no.

    202402965Listing No. 202402965

    property type

    CondoProperty Type: Condo

    Listing by Locations LLC (808) 735-4200

     3075 Ala Poha Place #501, Honolulu, HI 96818
    camera VIRTUAL TOURcamera (22)
    price

    $729,888

    beds

    3 3 Beds

    baths

    2 2 Baths

    lot size

    1,117 SqFt 1,117 SqFt

    listing no.

    202407827Listing No. 202407827

    property type

    CondoProperty Type: Condo

    virtual tour

    camera VIRTUAL TOUR

    gallery photos

    camera (22)

    Listing by Bob Tanaka Inc (808) 949-4111

    Open House: Apr 21, 2024 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

     1128 Ala Napunani Street #208, Honolulu, HI 96818
    camera (18)
    price

    $650,000

    beds

    3 3 Beds

    baths

    1 | 1 1 | 1 Baths

    lot size

    1,108 SqFt 1,108 SqFt

    listing no.

    202325368Listing No. 202325368

    property type

    CondoProperty Type: Condo

    gallery photos

    camera (18)

    Listing by OahuRE.com (808) 425-7887

     Undisclosed, Honolulu, HI 96818
    camera (15)
    price

    $625,000

    beds

    2 2 Beds

    baths

    2 2 Baths

    lot size

    884 SqFt 884 SqFt

    listing no.

    202408324Listing No. 202408324

    property type

    CondoProperty Type: Condo

    gallery photos

    camera (15)

    Listing by Penthouse Realty Corporation (808) 951-5559

     990 Ala Nanala Street #36C, Honolulu, HI 96818
    camera (25)
    price

    $620,000

    beds

    2 2 Beds

    baths

    2 2 Baths

    lot size

    1,102 SqFt 1,102 SqFt

    listing no.

    202406609Listing No. 202406609

    property type

    CondoProperty Type: Condo

    gallery photos

    camera (25)

    Listing by Real Broker, LLC (808) 852-9782

    Open House: Apr 21, 2024 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

     3009 Ala Makahala Place #214, Honolulu, HI 96818
    camera (25)
    price

    $619,000

    beds

    2 2 Beds

    baths

    1 1 Baths

    lot size

    821 SqFt 821 SqFt

    listing no.

    202407777Listing No. 202407777

    property type

    CondoProperty Type: Condo

    gallery photos

    camera (25)

    Listing by Locations LLC (808) 735-4200

    Open House: Apr 21, 2024 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

     990 Ala Nanala Street #18B, Honolulu, HI 96818
    camera (9)
    price

    $618,000

    beds

    2 2 Beds

    baths

    2 2 Baths

    lot size

    1,088 SqFt 1,088 SqFt

    listing no.

    202406936Listing No. 202406936

    property type

    CondoProperty Type: Condo

    gallery photos

    camera (9)

    Listing by Fortune Properties LLC (808) 636-1367

     990 Ala Nanala Street #30A, Honolulu, HI 96818
    camera (25)
    price

    $600,000

    beds

    2 2 Beds

    baths

    2 2 Baths

    lot size

    1,111 SqFt 1,111 SqFt

    listing no.

    202403798Listing No. 202403798

    property type

    CondoProperty Type: Condo

    gallery photos

    camera (25)

    Listing by Island Pacific Real Estate LLC (808) 593-7705

    Based on information from the Multiple Listing Service of HiCentral MLS, Ltd. Listings last updated at the date and time shown below (approximately every two hours). Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. © 2024 by HiCentral MLS, Ltd. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some of the active listings appearing on this site may be listed by other REALTORS®. If you are interested in those active listings, our company may represent you as the buyer's agent. If the active listing you are interested in is our company's active listing, you may speak to one of our agents regarding your options for representation.
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