There are 2 types of people in this world: Condo people and house people. There is always a preference. People that live in condos though occasionally have complaints and it is usually because of lack of space. Most Honolulu condos are on the small side. Furthermore, the smallness is compounded by a lack of storage. Storage units is something seen mostly in high end, newer condominiums in Hawaii. Considering that most Honolulu buildings were built in 1960s and 1970s, storage and space are rarities in Honolulu condos.
However, there is no size limit on condos. There are many condos that are bigger than the majority of houses on Oahu. The following sampling of existing condos for sale in Honolulu shows that space does not have to be an issue with condos. The sizes are only limited by the pocket book:
Hokua PH B, 1288 Ala Moana Blvd (Kakaako neighborhood)
The Hokua is still one of the most luxurious condominiums in Honolulu. Even though there are newer buildings, the position of the Hokua with unobstructed views out over the beach park. The ocean view is stellar. The top penthouse level has only 3 units. Each unit is 2 stories with a roof top deck. Penthouse unit B is in the optimal position. Located right in the center, it commands views towards Honolulu harbor and Diamond head. It is the best view from the top of the building.
This Penthouse unit has 5576 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3 and a half bathrooms. There is also a 1570 square foot roof top deck. The unit has a very open floor plan and soaring ceilings. The roof top deck has its own spa. This is one of the most luxurious condos in Honolulu available for sale today. Hokua condo #PH B is Listed for $28,888,000.
Waikiki Landmark 3801, 1888 Kalakaua Ave
Before the Hokua, the previous luxury condos were such notables as the Waikiki Landmark, the Nauru and One Waterfront Towers. The Waikiki Landmark has an interesting history. Originally it was supposed to be a high end luxury hotel. Built with superior construction for the time period. The floor plans are interesting and edgy. The top penthouse levels have commanding views of Honolulu and Waikiki. No matter which direction you face, it is all interesting.
Unit 3801 is one of the penthouse units that primarily looks up the Ala Wai Canal. This condo is 4281 square feet interior with 3 bedrooms and 3 and a half bathrooms. The unit was remodeled in 2005 with a very modern and edgy look. It is impressive. Ultra high open ceilings gives a raw industrial. This is unique unit in Honolulu. It is listed for $3,750,000.
One Ala Moana 2302, 1555 Kapiolani Bvd
The buildings in Honolulu get newer and more luxurious. One only needs to look at the cranes in Kakaako and Ala Moana and hear about condos such as Waiea, Gateway and Park Lane to understand that bar keeps getting raised on luxury. One Ala Moana was just completed just over a year ago. Located at Ala Moana Center, is a great place to live with all the luxury amenities that one would want.
One ala Moana unit 2302 is over 4000 square feet. There are 3 bedrooms and 3 and a half baths in this luxury condominium in Honolulu. The open floor plan and high ceilings are appointed with he latest finishes including matte wood floors and modern cabinetry. This is a stunning and large unit located at the shopping mecca of Ala Moana. The Asking price for One Ala Moana #2302 is $11,000,000.
No matter what size of condo is important to you, there are plenty of options. Whether you are looking for Kakaako condos or Waikiki condos or any condos from the entire island, there is a condo for you.