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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: $2,742,500 (180 day period)

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859 Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$8,800,000

4 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 4301 sqft

859 Aalapapa Dr - Lanikai

TROPICAL MODERN. Meticulously designed home offers stunning sun and moon rises over the Mokulua Islands & ocean views from every room. At entry,a floating staircase with a water feature and pebbled wall. The upper floor boasts the master with an inside/outside bath & gorgeous kitchen with Wolf appliances,four dishwashers, and a dumbwaiter. The living room, dining room, and kitchen open completely to a breathtaking view of the sea, with 40 feet of sliding doors on one side and 20 feet of sliding doors on the other. Outdoors, the 66-foot lap pool sets the ocean view for the lower entertaining area with one of a kind floating Wolf BBQ and a classic surfboard shower. Walk out the back and a path takes you directly to MidPac.

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854 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$5,255,000

6 beds, 6 baths, 4487 sqft

854 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Residing quietly behind gated walls, you will find "Kumu Wai", your respite from the rest of the world. This U-shaped six bedroom, six bathroom villa sits oceanfront on Hawaii's renowned Lanikai beach and wraps around a pool fed by a trickling pond. A gourmet kitchen, soaking tub in the master bedroom, decks, and Jacuzzi complete this estate.Former vacation rental with 18 years of positive cash flow.Kumu Wai is also partitioned to accommodate large groups that want to be together, but not so close together. The main section of the home includes the living areas, kitchen, laundry facilities, a guest bedroom, a downstairs suite, and the upstairs master suite. The right wing with its own entrance is a suite. The left wing with its own entrance has two guest bedrooms and a shared bathroom.

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742 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$4,498,000
$401,000

4 beds, 3 baths, 3332 sqft

742 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Huge Price Reduction. 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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1006 Koohoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$3,710,000

6 beds, 5 full 1 half baths, 3362 sqft

1006 Koohoo Pl - Lanikai

LANIKAI - VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS! Unsurpassed 180 degree views of crystal blue waters & the Mokulua Islands! This home features a Main House+Guest House. Main house has 2 Master Suites. 3 Bedrooms have a private lanai. Views from nearly every room in the house. Master Ste in the main house w/separate entry & Guest House offer great investment opportunity. Large entertainment deck ideal for entertaining. Photovoltaic System & Solar Water Heater. Situated on a cul-de-sac. Lots of parking. Porte Cochere has space for 5 cars from Koohoo Pl.,& 2 car Garage accessible from Aalapapa Dr. Perfect home for multi-generational living or investment. 2 minute stroll to white sandy beach. Enjoy all that Lanikai has to offer-Hiking, swimming,sailing,paddle boarding,kayaking,or simply relaxing on the beach.

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Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi  - Photo

Home For sale

$3,695,000

3 beds, 3 baths, 2710 sqft


- Lanikai

Peaceful and Serenity, as you gaze out at the panoramic Ocean views from each room in this beautiful home. Looking down at the Lanikai neighborhood, as you sun bathe on your deck, away from busy streets and city noises. It's truly a lifestyle of choice with Beaches and Kailua town near by. Enter the gates to your private get away, each bedroom has a private entrance, large lush landscaped yard and more. We invite you to visit this beautiful home. Brokers OPEN Thursday Sept. 27th 5:00pm-7:00pmClick on the Sideshow video too! First Open House Sunday August 5th at 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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1561 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home In Escrow - still showing

$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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1341 Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

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$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 OPEN Oct 21, 2pm-5pm

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$2,850,000
$39,000

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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975 Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo OPEN Oct 21, 2pm-5pm

Home For sale

$2,289,000
$56,000

4 beds, 3 baths, 3137 sqft

975 Aalapapa Dr - Lanikai

LANIKAI OCEAN VIEWS! Beautifully renovated in 2017 with all new gourmet kitchen, baths, porcelain tile floors, vinyl windows, interior/ext painting, ext private/outdoor shower. Additional highlights include a 39-panel PV system w/Net Metering, 2016 roof, solar water, solar fans, skylights, high ceilings, level grass backyard with majestic old Kiawe tree. Featuring a flexible floor plan with 3 bdrms/2 baths on upper level and 1 bdrm/1 bath on lower level with int/ext entrances offering rental opportunities for investor or perfect for family and friends. Available furnished and turnkey. Centrally located just one block to famous Lanikai Beach and in the preferred Ka'oaho (Lanikai) Elementary school district. The perfect spot to enjoy the beach, park, plays, craft fairs...everything Lanikai!

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1355 Mokolea Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$2,288,888
$161,112

3 beds, 4 baths, 1725 sqft

1355 Mokolea Dr - Lanikai

FABULOUS NEW PRICE - FAR BELOW REPLACEMENT COST! DON'T MISS THIS ONE! With magical views of the Mokuluas from every room, this 3 bedroom, 4 bath custom home was just renovated using exotic hardwoods and stone from around the world. Features include solid hardwood floors, leathered granite countertops, slate stone flooring, gourmet kitchen and appliances, skylights, AC in every room for those rare Kona days, and much more. The huge tree-shaded lanai extends the living space of this single level retreat while the huge tropical pool with waterfall, cabana, and additional pool bath complete the picture of the perfect Hawaiian lifestyle. With an unbeatable location on a quiet street just a short stroll to the white sands of Lanikai you will never want to leave.

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1226 A Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$1,988,000

7 beds, 5 baths, 3144 sqft

1226 A Aalapapa Dr - Lanikai

Lanikai - private flag lot consisting of a 3/2 main dwelling and a detached 'Ohana' dwelling containing a 2/1, 1/1 and studio living areas; the latter are rentals. There is ample parking for at least 6 cars. This is a desirable beachside community and this property is situated near the end of Aalapapa Dr.

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102 Aalapapa Way Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home In Escrow - still showing

$1,975,000

4 beds, 2 full 1 half baths, 1764 sqft

102 Aalapapa Way - Lanikai

Lanikai- Kailua, O’ahuNestled above the hillside and overlooking the brilliant blue hues of the warm ocean waters, this beautifully maintained home is located right at the entrance of the desirable neighborhood of Lanikai; easy access in, and out. There are 2 spacious separate living areas, a 3 bedroom 1 bath with a separate outside half bath and shower in the lower dwelling and the upstairs unit includes 1 bedroom and 1 bath that all overlooks the Mokulua Islands and ocean views. Just below the property is an easy walking path that will lead you across the street directly to the ocean access, and just a few more steps away will lead you to the white sand beach accesses. This is an indefinite lifestyle waking up to Please enjoy the attached video.

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220 Poopoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo OPEN Oct 21, 2pm-5pm

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$1,838,000

3 beds, 3 baths, 1752 sqft

220 Poopoo Pl - Lanikai

Captivating Ocean & Mokulua island views from this hillside Lanikai home! Remodeled in 2009 with quality finishes and exotic Merbau floors/doors/ trim. Entertain on the enormous lanai spanning the entire length of the house, which is made of Indonesian Ironwood (Bankirai) and offers mountain & ocean views while overlooking the lush yard with an abundance of fruit trees and tropical flowers. Open and airy floor plan is complemented by the expansive Kolbe windows allowing cool tradewinds to flow through the home. Amazing covered and enclosed storage for kayaks/boards. Energy efficient with insulation in walls/ceiling, LED lighting, and solar water heater. Separate entry to 1 bedroom/1 bath on lower level with its own lanai & wet bar. Located in the preferred Ka'ohao (Lanikai)School district.

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1205 Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$1,800,000
$350,000

5 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 3324 sqft

1205 Aalapapa Dr - Lanikai

Great opportunity to enjoy the Lanikai lifestyle and all it has to offer. Main home of 2,268sf has 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths with a flexible floor plan of 1/1 with wet bar and separate entrance. Large separate studio cottage has 1,056sf interior and includes wet bar and ocean views. Tons of storage and parking for everyone. Just a short stroll to Lanikai beach, paddle boarding, kayaking or simply sit in the beautiful sand.

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356 Lapa Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$1,795,000
$30,000

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 (no connecting interior staircase). 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! The perfect rental property or weekend beach home. Please see VIRTUAL TOUR for layout.

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157 Lanipo Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

Home For sale

$1,595,000
$100,000

4 beds, 2 full 1 half baths, 1830 sqft

157 Lanipo Dr - Lanikai

This is such interesting property. A huge 13,797 sq ft level lot with a Pole house in solid condition and a 24'x48' fully permitted dance pavilion in the back yard. Perfect for your halau. The home has had some renovations, new cabinets & counter tops in the Kitchen, new carpet, new roof in 2013 and extensive seller owned PV with net metering. It needs a new buyers imagination to make it shine again. The lot has been recently cleared to allow the new owner to create their own dream garden. It is off the busy loop, but not a huge hike up a steep hill. Please do not go on the property without your Realtor.

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