15 Waialae Iki Homes for Sale

1655 Ihiloa Loop
4 Bd | 3 Ba | 2,049 sqft
5354 Poola Street
3 Bd | 3.5 Ba | 2,775 sqft
Ocean view
2271 Halakau Street
3 Bd | 2.5 Ba | 2,368 sqft
Ocean view
1789 Laukahi Street
5 Bd | 4.5 Ba | 3,216 sqft
Ocean view
5388 Poola Street
4 Bd | 3 Ba | 2,639 sqft
Ocean view
5001 Poola Street
3 Bd | 3 Ba | 2,253 sqft
Ocean view
1206 Laukahi Street
4 Bd | 3 Ba | 2,494 sqft
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Waialae Iki House (undisclosed address)
8 Bd | 7.5 Ba | 10,000 sqft
Built: 2013
1551 Ihiloa Loop
4 Bd | 2.5 Ba | 2,721 sqft
Ocean view
1911 Halakau Place
4 Bd | 3.5 Ba | 3,694 sqft
Ocean view
Wed Open House 9:30-11:30am
Sun Open House 2-5pm
5025 Poola Street
5 Bd | 3 Ba | 2,346 sqft
Year Remodeled: 2014
5396 Poola Street
5 Bd | 3.5 Ba | 2,893 sqft
Ocean view
1622 Ihiloa Loop
2 Bd | 2.5 Ba | 1,932 sqft
Ocean view
1454 Ehupua Street
3 Bd | 2.5 Ba | 2,234 sqft
Ocean view
1826 Laukahi Street
4 Bd | 3.5 Ba | 3,575 sqft
Ocean view
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About Waialae Iki
Waialae Iki, known as the original luxury view ridge in Honolulu's real estate market, consists of a little more than 600 homes located above the Waialae Golf Course and Wailupe Beach, bordered by Kalani Iki to the west and Aina Haina to the east. Waialae Iki homes for sale are typically priced between $1M to $3M with most lots between 7,500 and 15,000 sq ft.

Insight to Waialae Iki Homes
Waialae Iki homes overlook the beautiful green Waialae Golf Course below with distant Diamond Head and spectacular ocean views beyond. Original developments started in the early 1960’s at the bottom of Poola St, Waa St and Analii St, eventually progressing over 5 phases up the hill along the winding Laukahi St, including all adjacent side streets.

The final phase, at 800 ft plus elevation, is a gated community of about 280 custom homes called Waialae Iki V. Construction started in 1983, from the mid 1900 block of Laukahi St and beyond, featuring a 24 hour manned security gate, a private recreation club and 4 tennis courts. Unique in Honolulu, about a dozen oversized 1 acre estate lots with cooler mountain climate and distant ocean views can be found on Okoa St at the top of Waialae Iki V, which is also where a former Hawaii governor built his home. Several of these rare mountain top estate lots have not yet been developed.

Waialae Iki enjoys a beautifully maintained uncluttered and consistent appearance of mostly upscale properties. Laukahi St, Waialae Iki’s main road, climbs at a modest pace with wide graceful turns passing several open space neighborhood parks, offering amazing views along the way, making for a comfortable ride up and down the hill.

Some of the most dramatic views can be found on the lower part of the ridge, especially on downslope rim lots along Kamole St and Laamia St, commanding premium prices. Association rules ensure protected view channels for the homes in Waialae Iki, mitigating tree overgrowth and regulating construction activity.

Waialae Iki Neighborhood
Waialae Iki is a fabulous neighborhood with plenty of possibilities for outdoor activities. At the top is the Wiliwilinui Ridge hiking trail, starting beyond the estate lots at the end of Okoa St, and leading even higher to the very top of the Koolau mountain range. At the base of the hill along Analii St is the large Waialae Iki Park, a popular spot for football, soccer, baseball and tennis enthusiasts. The closest access to the ocean is across the highway at Wailupe Beach Park.

Waialae Iki real estate appeals to many for its stunning views, friendly wide streets and well kept appearance, as well as convenient quick access to shopping and downtown Honolulu.  Additionally, residents on the lower section of Waialae Iki have a roaming security service, for a nominal association fee. It is no surprise that Waialae Iki homes for sale often receive multiple offers and sell quickly. 

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Waialae Iki History
Wiliwilinui was once the name for this entire ridge, given because of the wiliwili trees that bloomed here so beautifully. The famous trail at the top still bears that name, while the rest was later renamed Waialae Iki after the Waialae Springs.

The water from these springs was reserved for the chiefs only, watched over by trusted keepers who passed on the duty through generations. By the 1800's they had been forgotten until Kamehameha III chanced to walk through the area and asked an elderly couple for some water.

He was astonished to learn that they were the current guardians of the springs, keeping alive the line that stretched far into their family history. They were still there specifically to serve the king water if and when the need arose.

The ridge did hold a small collection of residents, but didn't see much activity until World War II. The fear of invasion prompted the US military to build Battery Willy at the ridge's high point, using gun turrets from 2 aircraft carriers. They remained here until 1944, when there were no more threats to the Islands. The bunkers are a popular attraction for hikers today.

It took another 20 years for Waialae Iki homes to begin appearing, beginning at the bottom of the hillside. Streets and homes slowly emerged higher and higher on the ridge over the years, the topmost neighborhood, a gated, luxury enclave, finally coming to life in the 1980's. Homeowners now enjoy not only tremendous views every day, but also free access to the water, royalty or not.

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Recently Sold in Waialae Iki

1995 Laukahi Street
5 Bd | 5 | 4,266 sqft
Ocean view
4 Bd | 3 | 2,880 sqft
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1525 Ehupua Place
4 Bd | 3 | 2,996 sqft
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5347 Poola Street
3 Bd | 2.5Ba | 2,623 sqft
Ocean view
1580 Kamole Street
4 Bd | 4.5Ba | 3,524 sqft
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1906 Alaweo Street
3 Bd | 3.5Ba | 3,121 sqft
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1716 Nalulu Place
4 Bd | 2.5Ba | 2,506 sqft
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2097 Aliali Place
3 Bd | 2 | 2,368 sqft
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2102 Okoa Street
5 Bd | 4 | 4,023 sqft
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1679 Laukahi Street
3 Bd | 3.5Ba | 3,070 sqft
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5158 Poola Street
4 Bd | 3.5Ba | 2,060 sqft
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1785 Kumakani Loop
3 Bd | 2.5Ba | 2,227 sqft
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1704 Ihiloa Place
4 Bd | 3 | 2,685 sqft
Ocean view
1586 Ihiloa Loop
3 Bd | 2.5Ba | 2,906 sqft
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1317 Laukahi Street
4 Bd | 3 | 2,170 sqft
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1885 Laukahi Street
5 Bd | 3.5Ba | 4,795 sqft
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2206 Laukahi Street
4 Bd | 4.5Ba | 3,894 sqft
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2262 Hikino Street
5 Bd | 3 | 3,795 sqft
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1870 Alaweo Street
3 Bd | 2.5Ba | 1,534 sqft
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1215 Analii Place
4 Bd | 2.5Ba | 2,770 sqft