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Diamond Head Area, Hawaii | Lifestyle, Luxury Listings & Neighborhood Guides

The Diamond Head area represents the properties between Metro Honolulu and Hawaii Kai, stretching from Kapahulu to Kuliouou. This occasionally causes confusion, as one of the most prominent neighborhoods in this area is also named Diamond Head. The area also contains the Diamond Head state monument, the Diamond Head Beach Park, and numerous other things named in a similar manner.

Photo taken on Kahala Beach of the ocean and coast of Oahu

Diamond Head Homes & Condos For Sale May 18, 2024
164
Listed
111
Avg. DOM
$1,205.87
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,950,000
Med. List Price
164 Properties
Page 1 of 14
Open 5/19
4946-1 Kilauea Avenue #83 Honolulu,  HI 96816
$650,000
Condo: Waialae Gardens
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,035
Sq.Ft.
1966
Year Built
2
Days on Site
202411302
MLS
$1,950,000
Neighborhood: Wilhelmina
7
Beds
3
Baths
2,682
Sq.Ft.
1954
Year Built
3
Days on Site
202411216
MLS
Open 5/18
5631 Pia Street Honolulu,  HI 96821
$1,425,888
Neighborhood: Niu Valley
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,592
Sq.Ft.
1954
Year Built
4
Days on Site
202406899
MLS
$7,390,000
Neighborhood: Diamond Head
6
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
5,993
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
4
Days on Site
202411130
MLS
Open 5/19
3032 Harding Avenue Honolulu,  HI 96816
$999,000
Neighborhood: Kaimuki
4
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
1,352
Sq.Ft.
1924
Year Built
5
Days on Site
202410877
MLS
$2,490,000
Neighborhood: Palolo
12
Beds
8
Baths
4,962
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
6
Days on Site
202410781
MLS
Open 5/19
418 halemaumau Street Honolulu,  HI 96821
$2,300,000
Neighborhood: Niu Valley
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,849
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
6
Days on Site
202406106
MLS
$1,950,000
Neighborhood: St. Louis
6
Beds
5
Baths
2,936
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
6
Days on Site
202411140
MLS
Open 5/19
3994 Kaualio Place Honolulu,  HI 96816
$4,500,000
Neighborhood: Diamond Head
4
Beds
6
Baths
5,518
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
6
Days on Site
202411154
MLS
Open 5/19
4347 Pahoa Avenue Honolulu,  HI 96816
$3,780,000
Neighborhood: Kahala Area
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
6,500
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
7
Days on Site
202411114
MLS
Active Under Contract
4459 Alakoa Street Honolulu,  HI 96821
$1,270,000
Neighborhood: Waialae Nui-Lwr
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,286
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
9
Days on Site
202411002
MLS
Open 5/18
3726 Anuhea Street Honolulu,  HI 96816
$1,099,000
Neighborhood: Wilhelmina
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,056
Sq.Ft.
1941
Year Built
9
Days on Site
202410807
MLS

Community Lifestyle

Taking its name from the distinctive Diamond Head volcanic tuff cone towering in the background, the Diamond Head area has some of the most prestigious neighborhoods on the island. The reason is clear - homes in this area have the benefits of the metro lifestyle within easy reach, while remaining outside the hustle and bustle of Honolulu itself. Not only that, residents of this area have easy access to numerous outdoor activities including multiple beaches, hiking trails, and the 300-acre Kapiolani Park.

This area is family-friendly, with both private and public schools located within easy commuting distance. The Diamond Head Neighborhood (within Diamond Head Area) is one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Hawaii, known for its wide streets and easy access to boutique shops and restaurants along Montserrat Avenue. Kahala is another world renowned neighborhood in the area, commonly known as the "Beverly Hills of Hawaii." Both of these neighborhoods are conveniently located less than 10 minutes from Downtown Honolulu.

While public transportation options are available, many residents prefer to have a car so they can travel at their own convenience.

Outdoor Recreation

The Diamond Head area is home to numerous beaches within easy reach, as well as plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. Along the eastern side of the area are the Kapiolani Park, Honolulu Zoo, and multiple beaches. Dotted throughout the area are hiking trails, parks, and running paths. In the center of it all - the Diamond Head state monument. Along the border of the Diamond Head neighborhood runs Montserrat Avenue, lined with boutique shops and restaurants and offering as it connects the Diamond Head state monument with Kapiolani Park.

Kapiolani Park

View of Diamond Head volcanic tuft from Kapiolani Park

Kapiolani Park is the largest park in the state of Hawaii and offers multiple venues to pursue healthy outdoors recreation. Within easy walking distance of most of the Diamond Head area, this 300-acre park holds excercise equipment, the Kapiolani Beach Park (popular amongst bodyboarders), the Waikiki Shell, the Waikiki Aquarium, and even a zoo.

The Honolulu Zoo is a 42-acre zoo at the northern edge of Kapiolani Park that houses over 1,230 animals. It is the only zoo in over 2,000 miles, with a rich history going back over a century. The Honolulu Zoo hosts over 600,000 people in a typical year.

Schools

The Diamond Head area is home to high-quality public and private schools and within easy driving distance of even more within Metro Honolulu. The public schools in the area are Mayor John H. Wilson Elementary School, Kahala Elementary School, Kalani High School, and Kaimuki Middle School. Learn more about this at the Hawaii State Department of Education. Listed below are a few of the more popular private schools located in or near Diamond Head.

Private Schools

Map Of Diamond Head

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Learn More About The Best Places To Settle In Diamond Head

These guides provide tons of information on these neighborhoods and their surrounding area. Our goal is to help you make an informed decision on the community you want to live in, before you make your big decision.

Frequently Asked Questions About Diamond Head

What is Diamond Head?

  • Diamond Head is a state monument, a residential area, and a neighborhood. The name comes first and foremost from the state monument, with numerous other locations following suit. The Diamond Head area is home to multiple neighborhoods - including the Diamond Head Neighborhood. Real estate throughout the Diamond Head area is generally high-end.

How do I get to Diamond Head?

  • Diamond Head is just east of Waikiki. TheBus, operated by the City & County of Honolulu, also serves the area.

What are the top attractions in Diamond Head?

  • Popular attractions include the Honolulu Zoo, Diamond Head State Monument, Waikiki Aquarium, and the Waikiki Shell.

What kind of accomodation options are available?

  • Diamond Head is primarily a residential area. Due to recent state policy changes, short-term vacation rentals are under strict restrictions in residential areas. Located near Honolulu, Diamond Head does have access to a number of luxury resorts and hotels.

Are there any beaches in Diamond Head?

  • Yes, some of the notable beaches include Diamond Head Beach, Kapiolani Beach, Kuhio Beach, and Kahala Beach.

What outdoor activities can I do in Diamond Head?

  • Diamond Head is home to tons of outdoor activities, including the 300-acre Kapiolani Park. The park is home to tons of exercise equipment as well as the Honolulu Zoo, the Waikiki Aquarium, and the Waikiki Shell.

Is Diamond Head family-friendly?

  • Yes. Diamond Head is known for having great family-friendly neighborhoods with wide streets and plenty of family-friendly activities and attractions, including beach parks, hiking trails, and safe community parks.

Is public transportation available in Diamond Head?

  • Yes, the area is serviced by TheBus, Honolulu's public bus system, which provides access to various parts of Oahu.

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