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Lanikai Beach homes & community

Lanikai an exclusive enclave of beachy elegant homes within Kailua, attracts many affluent buyers who love residing close to this picturesque beach while enjoying the close knit community. Located in an area sandwiched between the mountains and beautiful Kailua bay this community only has one road in and one road out. The beach is one of the most stunning beaches that Hawaii has to offer, with crystal clear water and the horizon dotted with two islands, Moku Nui and Moku Iki commonly called ‘the Mokuluas’.  As a result of erosion, there are only a limited number of homes that actually front on the soft powdery sand. The rest are merely waterfront. Continued steps to encourage the sand to return are on going. Estates and homes located on hillside can have drop dead gorgeous view of the water and the Mokuluas. Most are still within a fairly easy walk to get to the water. In the middle of Lanikai lies a flatish sandy area where there are mostly casual beachy homes. There are still some house from the 1930s sprinkled in amongst the newer fair. Some seem palatial while others are small cottages. Most of the properties here are in the 7500 to 11,000 square foot range. The immense variety of homes means that there is something for everyone.One would never know that there was a time when Lanikai was not a desirable place. The sandy soil made it very challenging to grow much of anything in this once agriculturally focused community.

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Japanese immigrants farmed watermelons which they sold or traded to carve out a life for themselves. Lanikai has since attracted many notable people. Paul Mitchell built a stunning residence right on the water. Michelle Pfeiffer also has a home here. And Wally Amos, the originator of Famous Amos cookies also calls Lanikai ‘home’. The community is very active. Many are out jogging or riding bikes and skateboards around the perimeter while others are carrying their kayaks and surf equipment to the beach. Residents all make effort for a better community. In further efforts to support their community, residents purchased a sizable parcel of land in the middle of Lanikai for a community park. The neighborhood had to take out a mortgage to purchase the property. People chipped in and bakes sales and craft fairs were held to raise money to pay down the debt. The Lanikai Mortgage Players was also formed that wrote and put on plays with all volunteers and revenue from ticket sales went to pay down the debt. It was not long before the mortgage had been paid off, but the craft fairs and plays continue to help pay for upkeep and improvements. All of this goes to support a strong sense of community in this neighborhood. This makes Lanikai a truly wonderful place to call home.

Median sales price of sold properties in Lanikai: $3,267,500 (180 day period)

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1234 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$12,150,000

5 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 5098 sqft

1234 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

The Modern Beach House. Designed by Ossipoff, known as the master of HI modern architecture whose designs seamlessly blend nature & all its surroundings. Such is the case w/ this stunning mid-century modern ocnfrnt estate situated on premiere parcel of 20,079 SF w/direct Mokulua island views. This treasure consisting of 3-bd+den main hm, 2-bd cottage + pool pavilion, gym/yoga rm, was beautifully remodeled by award winning designer Jamie Jackson & offers sophistication & sleek appointments for today’s modern-day lifestyle. Striking use of natural woods, polished concrete floors, Euro cabinetry & vaulted 17’ ceilings are just a sampling. Mature tropical landscaping completes this sought after coastal compound offering gracious contemporary island living & legendary seaside views.Spectacular!

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756 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$6,500,000
$200,000

6 beds, 4 baths, 3801 sqft

756 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Beautiful oceanfront Lanikai home designed by Jeff Long. Freshly painted in and out, 5 new split A/c's. Soaring ceilings, fully furnished except for a few personal items. This is one of the most incredible oceanfront homes on the market in Lanikai today. Exquisite master suite, home in mint move in condition. A rare opportunity to make this exceptional oceanfront property your home or tropical retreat. No Sunday open houses, no sign on property. Showing by appointment only. Sellers flexible on price with quick closing.

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1408A Mokulua Dr Apt A Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$6,280,000

4 beds, 3 full 1 half baths, 4385 sqft

1408A Mokulua Dr Apt A - Lanikai

Private gated oceanfront setting. Incredible views of the Mokulua Islands and sparkling ocean highlight this custom beachfront home in world renown Lanikai. Architecturally dramatic, the craftsmanship and layout are outstanding. Large main floor entertainment area and level yard. Enjoy pristine Lanikai and Kailua beaches within walking distance - step into sandy beach directly in front and kayak along the bay. Minutes to Kailua town.

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854 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo OPEN Jun 24, 2pm-5:30pm

Home For sale

$5,500,000

6 beds, 6 baths, 4487 sqft

854 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Beautiful Lanikai Oceanfront Home looking for Beautiful Familyhttps://my.matterport.com/show/?m=K997VnrnckR&mls=1

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742 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$4,980,000

4 beds, 3 baths, 3332 sqft

742 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Lanikai oceanfront, beautiful gated home with Balinese inspired furniture. Breathtaking ocean view and lush tropical landscape. Enjoy kayak, snorkel and swim. This home has been lovely maintained with owners suite and gourmet kitchen. House comes fully furnished. Enjoy all that Lanikai has to offer. Click on video icon under MLS photos for video.

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1037 Koohoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$4,875,000

4 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 6036 sqft

1037 Koohoo Pl - Lanikai

Highly desirable and rarely available, this Lanikai hillside retreat offers exquisite views of the Mokulua islands. Highlights of this home include Tropical Landscaping, Infinity Pool, Jacuzzi Spa & Fireplace with seating. Smart House Technology, Speakers, Sound System and a top of the line Security System provide peace of mind and ease of living in this home. For a virtual tour of this estate, narrated by the developer, please watch the video we have included. Number of bedrooms and square footage may differ from tax records.

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1006 Koohoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$3,750,000

6 beds, 5 full 1 half baths, 3362 sqft

1006 Koohoo Pl - Lanikai

This extraordinary Ocean view home is nestled amidst its own tropical forest boasting unsurpassed 180 degree views of crystal blue waters. This beautiful six bedroom home will greet you with views from sunrise to moon rise. A separate unit will delight any guest or family member with the calming waterfall as its centerpiece . The tropical landscaping consists of amazing fruit trees and exotic tropical flaura. Embark on a beautiful hike, take in the views, or take a short stroll to the white sandy beach. Lanikai beach will allow you to enjoy all that Hawaii has to offer - swimming, sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking, whale watching or simply relaxing on the beach. A "MUST SEE IT TO BELIEVE IT " home. Please view: http://bit.ly/koohoo - http://bit.ly/Koohoo2

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1561 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$3,695,000

4 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 3279 sqft

1561 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Contemporary Beach House across from famed Lanikai Beach offers the ultimate in indoor/outdoor living! Rebuilt in 2014, this coastal compound affords every modern luxury. Custom milled shiplap walls, vaulted open beam ceilings, brass accent lighting & beautiful French White Oak floors are only a sampling! Main Hm offers casual open living w/ 3 bdrm suites, dream kitchen w/proff appliances & custom cabinetry. Separate 1 bdrm cottage for guests & poolside entertaining from cov’d lanai w/ built in BBQ. Expansive grounds highlight this stunning property w/ two street frontages. Simply magical!

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1045 Koohoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$3,690,000

6 beds, 6 full 1 half baths, 5772 sqft

1045 Koohoo Pl - Lanikai

LANIKAI HILLSIDE retreat with stunning unobstructed panoramic views of turquoise ocean and captivating Mokulua Islands. Unique opportunity for a beach lifestyle just a short stroll to white sand beach on a large 15,798 sf lot with TWO homes perfect for a family compound or investors. Two story main home features 4 bedrooms/4.5 baths and a detached second home features 2 bedrooms/2 baths. Gaze at magical sunrises, full moons, seasonal whale watching from spacious lanais. Wonderful blend of indoor/outdoor living with premium parking with two full sized garages and parking for 10 cars! Enjoy year round access to swimming, sailing, surfing, biking, kayaking. Truly Paradise Found. Click on video icon under MLS photos for video.

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148 Mokumanu Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$3,395,000

4 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 3115 sqft

148 Mokumanu Dr - Lanikai

Privately gated custom home located on one of Lanikai's best streets. An open floor plan, sense of space, and Hawaiian modern classic finishes define this newly built home. Large decks and lanais surround the central pool area and open to the vaulted main living and kitchen through 8' African mahogany sliders. With too many details to list this 4 bedroom main home with a separate recreation room offers a discriminating buyer the option to live in one of the world's most desired locations.

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1341 Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$2,950,000

5 beds, 5 full 1 half baths, 4724 sqft

1341 Aalapapa Dr - Lanikai

With lots of flexible spaces for family, friends, and living island style, this truly distinctive five bedroom, five and a half bath home is perfect for those who appreciate thoughtful quality. Oriented with trade winds, course of the sun and views from the windows in mind, floor to ceiling windows capture a Mokulua Island highlighted by the sun, zen like gardens with black bamboo, and yellow red mangoes ready for picking. Ensuite bedrooms are complimented by multiple living/recreation areas. Steps to world renowned Lanikai Beach yet a short distance from Kailua town and Honolulu this home's location is situated for is ideal as a primary home, vacation home, long-term investment or rental.

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333 Lapa Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$2,889,000

4 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 3952 sqft

333 Lapa Pl - Lanikai

Lanikai retreat with breathtaking views of the ocean and Mokulua islands. Leave the world behind as you enter through 12 foot Koa framed etched glass doors into the two story foyer. Gracious open floor plan opens to ocean facing lanais. Large home has family room on both levels, and a bedroom on the main level idea for family and friends. Flexible floor plan also boasts a work shop and two rooms off of the master perfect for office, nursery or workout space. This is a terrific value!

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148 Kaelepulu Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home In Escrow - still showing

$2,850,000
$50,000

7 beds, 5 baths, 5230 sqft

148 Kaelepulu Dr - Lanikai

Awesome ocean views especially from the master bedroom. Much better than the images depict. Large fully remodeled home (2018) just a few steps from Lanikai Beach, and nearby Kailua Beach. This grand home includes separate 2 bedroom guest qtrs. and a 1 bedroom maid qtrs. Luxury enhancements include brushed and honed travertine exterior and pool area decking, polished travertine marble interior flooring, LED lighting, new kitchen, bathrooms, vinyl windows, and much more. Nice grass yard area with avocado tree perfect for pets/kids. Conveniently situated near the entrance to the Lankai neighborhood this home has quick in and out access avoiding much of the weekend traffic. Aggressively priced for quick sale.....hurry!

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218 Kaelepulu Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$2,695,000

8 beds, 6 baths, 4697 sqft

218 Kaelepulu Dr - Lanikai

TWO DETACHED structures on one lot located just steps from Lanikai beach offers multi-generational living or HUGE RENTAL INCOME POTENTIAL. The 4,000 square foot home with 6 bedrooms, 5 baths was built new in 2016 and offers fabulous ocean & mountain views from expansive wrap-around lanais plus 360 views from the trellis covered roof top lanai. Quality construction, three separate entrances, high ceilings, AC in every room, and a huge 3-car garage plus 4 additional parking spaces make this an ideal investment. The second structure is an adorable 1949 restored bright and breezy 2 bedroom cottage. Easy to see on short notice.

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851 Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo OPEN Jun 24, 2pm-5pm

Home For sale

$2,588,000

4 beds, 3 full 1 half baths, 3000 sqft

851 Aalapapa Dr - Lanikai

Brand new, drop-dead gorgeous Lanikai home awaits. Upper level features chef's kitchen and open living area that opens to spacious lanai with ocean views - perfect for entertaining. Home boasts two master suites, both with spa-like baths, soaring windows to bring in natural light, and hardwoods throughout. About a five-minute walk to both Kailua Beach and Lanikai Beach.

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963 Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo OPEN Jun 24, 2pm-5pm

Home For sale

$2,550,000

5 beds, 5 baths, 3969 sqft

963 Aalapapa Dr 1 - Lanikai

OFFERING CREDIT of $100,000 (100K ) to Buyers for UPGRADES. This OCEAN VIEW home currently set up as 3 rentals: Main home 3/2 upstairs and a separate entry 2/2 that can be opened to a single family home of 5 beds and 4 baths. This property has a studio apartment over a 3 car detached garage, plus another 1 car garage. Calculate the price per square foot for comparisons. This is a lovely property with NO grass and LOW maintenance care inside and out with chosen materials. Professionally landscaped, freshly painted and in great shape. Just two blocks to Lanikai Beach.

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975 Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$2,345,000

4 beds, 3 baths, 3137 sqft

975 Aalapapa Dr - Lanikai

LANIKAI OCEAN VIEWS! Beautifully renovated home in 2017 w/ brand NEW gourmet kitchen/ appliances, baths, porcelain tile floors, roof (2016), vinyl windows, interior/ext painting, and exterior private shower. Hillside location allows cool tradewinds to flow freely through. Features include a 39 panel PV system (owned) by Revolusun with Net Metering, solar water, solar fans, skylights, high ceilings, oversized laundry/utility room, and level grass backyard with beautiful old Kiawe tree. Relax on the spacious lanai high above Lanikai park with ocean views. Lower level offers a flexible floor plan w/family room, bedroom/bath, and wet bar perfect for extended family and guests w/ interior & exterior entrances. This island home is the perfect spot to enjoy the beach, park, plays, craft fairs.

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220 Poopoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$1,950,000

3 beds, 3 baths, 1752 sqft

220 Poopoo Pl - Lanikai

Have you ever seen the sunrise or full moon over the Mokulua Islands? Imagine enjoying that spectacular sight right from your oversized private deck, perfect for entertaining! 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom contemporary single family home with ability to expand interior area. Situated on large lot with Merbau and Bankirai wood used generously throughout the home. Completely renovated in 2009 with 1 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchenette, covered deck and separate entrance on first floor. Abundant with fruit trees including mango, avocado, peach, pear, banana, papaya, and more. Next Open House, Sunday, May 20th, 2-5pm.

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356 Lapa Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$1,825,000
$50,000

4 beds, 2 baths, 2022 sqft

356 Lapa Pl - Lanikai

LANIKAI hillside with stunning ocean and Mokulua Island views. Great opportunity for an ocean facing location on a desirable quiet dead end street. Wonderful wrap-around lanais perfect for entertaining and overlooking nature, trees, and tropical gardens. Two story home features two bedrooms and one bath on main level and two bedrooms one bath on lower level. Recent upgrades include new windows and vinyl wood flooring. Live the Lanikai beach lifestyle with ocean activities nearby. Enjoy inspiring sunrises and seasonal whale watching in this peaceful and serene setting.

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214 Kaelepulu Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$1,700,000

3 beds, 3 baths, 1768 sqft

214 Kaelepulu Dr - Lanikai

Wonderful, versatile vintage home nestled in prestigious Lanikai neighborhood, a block back from the beach and just a few houses down from Mid Pacific Country Club & Golf Course. Beautiful, large landscaped lot with mango & plumeria trees, & room to grow. Main home has 2/1 upstairs and 1/1 downstairs. There is also a detached 2-car garage with an attached studio workshop, with full bath and its own W/D, and an additional storage room! No showings until Thurs 6/21 BO 9:30-12 noon. Open SUNDAY 6/24, 2-5p. The perfect rental property or weekend beach home.

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