Welcome to Kakaako
Luxury living in an urban, trendy, and convenient neighborhood
Kakaako is one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods on Oahu and is a lively urban center in Honolulu. It lies on the southern shoreline, with downtown Honolulu to the west and Waikiki to the east. Just a few blocks away from Kakaako is the Pacific Ocean, which offers easy access to beach parks, harbors, and beautiful beaches. The area is chock-full with an eclectic mix of fine dining, coffee shops, shopping, and more.
Kakaako's real estate market has grown exponentially and draws homebuyers from all over the world looking to get a taste of the area’s luxurious lifestyle. New developments rise each year offering upscale condos and spacious penthouses with private pools.
What to Love
- Mecca of urban living in Oahu
- Convenient location
- Tasteful Kakaako homes for sale featuring a variety of architectural designs
- Trendy and hip
Kakaako residents enjoy an abundance of excellent dining and shopping options, as well as immediate beach access. There is always a good time to be had, thanks to the community’s thriving arts and culture scene and outdoor opportunities like parks, beaches, and trails.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Kakaako is home to many thriving dining and entertainment hubs. Ward Village features one of the best cinema complexes in the state, with plenty of great dining and shopping options. For authentic Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine, visit Istanbul Hawaii. Merriman's farm-to-table fare is incredible and attracts a steady stream of guests to the restaurant’s central locale.
SALT’s shopping complex boasts chic boutiques and bars, while the South Shore Market offers a wide selection of island-themed attire and unique finds. Their monthly Pa'akai Market features various vendors selling handmade jewelry, clothing, and plants.
Ala Moana Center offers more options for dining, shopping, and entertainment. It is the largest shopping complex in Hawaii, and with over 230 businesses located inside its sprawling center, you are sure to find something you love here. High-end designers are found here and include Prada Sport, Baccarat, Chanel, and Armani Exchange.
Things to Do
Visit Ala Moana Regional Park, a sprawling 100-acre park that not only features a myraid of open space perfect for picnics but also a stretch of man-made beach that allows guests to partake in swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing activities. The park also hosts weekly yoga classes. Another great outdoor gathering place is Kaka'ako Waterfront Park, whose grounds are home to miles of sparkling oceanfront, an amphitheater home to numerous live music performances, and flat, open spaces perfect for picnicking, biking, and jogging.
Attend any one of Kakaako’s cultural events throughout the year to socialize with fellow neighbors and friends. Festivals like Eat the Street provide the community with an assortment of fun activities. Chefs from all over Oahu flock to Kakaako Gateway Park on the last Friday of every month to showcase their culinary talents. On the third Saturday night of every month, The Honolulu Night Market transforms the area into a hub for cuisine, live music, and premier shopping.
The Hawaii Department of Education serves the community of Kakaako. Incredible schools in the area include: