Diamond Head is one of the most spectacular neighborhoods on Oahu, boasting incredible pristine white sandy beaches. The homes in Diamond Head are some of the most coveted real estate in Honolulu and are typically more expensive than those in neighboring Kahala on a land per square footage basis (Kahala is sometimes referred to as the Beverly Hills of Hawaii). The famed Gold Coast – made up of older condos, hanging on the ocean’s edge – is located at the base of Diamond Head, offering views like nowhere else in Honolulu.
Here is a video showing the Gold Coast condos’ proximity to the ocean:
I took a day, walking around Diamond Head, absorbing its beauty from many different angles and below you will find some of the impressions I encountered, starting early morning through sunset (past 7pm).
Good morning! Ice Latte at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on Monsarrat Ave.
Walking towards Diamond Head Crater.
Climbing towards the top of Diamond Head Crater
Steep…..almost at the top!
View from the top of Diamond Head Crater.
(Well-deserved) lunch at Diamond Head Grill.
Shave Ice and next door Pioneer with great plate lunches (especially the fried oyster plate).
A duck enjoying a swim in a pond in Kapiolani Park.
Waikiki in the distance.
Kaimana Beach in Diamond Head
Kaimana Beach seen from another angle.
Beachfront house in Diamond Head.
Oceanfront houses in Diamond Head.
Energy efficient luxury home in Diamond Head.
Spanish inspired home on Makalei Place in Diamond Head
Charming historical home in Diamond Head.
Stunning colors in the sky late afternoon (seen from the Gold Coast)
Early dinner at Hawaii Sushi on Monsarrat Ave (excellent for the low price).
Sunset seen from right between the Gold Coast and Waikiki
A Day in Diamond Head was last modified: June 11th, 2020 by Hawaii Living