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Homes for Sale Near the Waialae Golf Course in Kahala (Home of the Sony Open)

Luxury Real Estate for Sale Near the Waialae Golf Course in Honolulu

There are several neighborhoods of luxury homes for sale near the Waialae Golf Course which you may like to see, when in town for the Sony Open. Some of these Honolulu luxury real estate neighborhoods are Kahala, Diamond Head, Black Point, and of course, the Wailalae Golf Course area. This is a great Honolulu real estate area and there are many homes for sale here. There is the Kahala Mall nearby, with lots of shopping and dining, including a Whole Foods market. This area is just a short drive to any private schools and there are many good public schools in the area. Kahala Beach is nearby, as well as the Kahala Hotel. Other beaches are also nearby. It is an easy commute to Waikiki and downtown Honolulu. The Neighborhood where the Waialae Golf Course entrance is located is called Kahala. But many golf course homes are in the Waialae Golf Course neighborhood itself. These are the luxury real estate currently for sale in these Honolulu luxury home neighborhoods near the Waialae Golf Course, home of the Sony Open.


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SONY OPEN IN HAWAII - Oahu PGA Golf Tournament

The Sony Open in Hawaii is here again!

One of the most popular golf tournaments to occur annually on Oahu, the Sony Open, starts this coming week, January 11-14. Held at the Waialae Country Club in Kahala, every year, the Hawaii Sony Open PGA Golf Tournament is one to not miss. Tee times can be found on the Sony Open Website

The Sony Open in Honolulu, Hawaii is a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour.  Currently, the Open is held in mid-January, following the Tournament of Champions on Maui. The front and back nines of Waialae are switched for the PGA Tour event, finishing at the dogleg ninth hole. The tournament is currently organized by Friends of Hawaii Charities.  In addition to the usual PGA Tour eligibility criteria, the Sony Open may invite up to three professional golfers from emerging markets.

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Honolulu Homes | Remodeled Diamond Head Condo at Pualei Circle

Diamond Head Terrace #33 Honolulu, HI 96815

Diamond Head Honolulu Real Estate on Oahu
SOLD FULL-PRICE: $469,000 FS by Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, RB-20262     



This smashing 1BR/1BA/1PK pied-a-terre in Diamond Head’s favorite area of vintage walk-up apartments, Pualei Circle, has just been listed and probably won’t last long.

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Honolulu Real Estate | Hawaii Loa Ridge View Home in The Pointe

613 Moaniala Street Honolulu, HI 96821

Hawaii Loa Ridge Honolulu Real Estate on Oahu
Listed at: $2,650,000 FS by Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, RB-20262


Please call 808-721-8088 for access information.



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Honolulu Real Estate | Vintage Gem with Rental Opportunity in Kaimuki

Honolulu Real Estate - 1009 2d Ave in Kaimuki
$1,298,000 FS

With Honolulu real estate at such high prices, who wouldn’t love to have help paying the mortgage? With this remodeled 5BR/5BA Kaimuki home, you have a great opportunity for either multi-generational living or tenant income.

This Honolulu home for sale can stand as one large single-family residence, or may be used in two or three different areas, as needed, offering flexibility. Current rent for the upstairs 2/2 with wet bar is $2875 (incl. utilities - one electric meter), though this is no guarantee of future rent. The entire downstairs is currently vacant and ready to move-in.

This original, vintage Honolulu home for sale has been renovated top to bottom with new electrical, plumbing, bathrooms, flooring, and roof and in 2014. And at this time, a new addition was completed with more than 1600 additional square feet. Designed in a tasteful manner, the home retains its original Kaimuki charm, but provides ample multi-generational living space. All 5 bedrooms in this home have ceiling fans and split AC units for comfort. There are 5 off-street parking spots.

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The front of the home features a charming front porch, high ceilings and 1934 cottage detail, such a beadboard celings, crown molding, and wainscoting/chair rail detail. The original double-hung windows are still functional too, and add to the charm! Existing wood laminate flooring is over original wood floor, which could be refurbished.

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This vintage Kaimuki home in Honolulu has a full kitchen here, in front, with gas stove and original, vintage stainless steel counter. Some of the original vintage cabinetry is also intact with beautiful glass knobs.

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At the end of the kitchen area is a small storage area that leads to the laundry and lanai.

The vintage portion of this Kaimuki cottage for sale also has 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, in addition to the living area and full kitchen, shown above. 

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Bedroom 1 has en-suite bathroom and door to front porch.

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honolulu real estate kaimukiBedroom 1 has its own Bath.

The above bedroom suite may also be accessed from the front porch by a separate entrance.

There is also a second bedroom and second full bathroom off the same hall area.

Bedroom #2

Hall Bath

The NEW Addition! The back portion of the home, including the upstairs, was newly constructed in 2014 and is over 1600 square feet of living space. The downstairs - connected from the kitchen area - features a giant family room with a snack area, and a bedroom and full bathroom. The family room also accesses the large lanai by sliding door.

There is also an interior staircase, in the family room, leading to the top floor which has a 2BR/2BA with wet bar area. This upstairs area also has an outdoor entrance from the front side of the house, is currently tenant-occupied, and is not shown in these photos. It has its own separate laundry area and small zen yard space, also not shown. Finishes on the upstairs unit include carbonized stranded bamboo hardwood floors and granite and ceramic tile in the bathrooms. Bedrooms have AC and there is a view deck from the living space.

A back lanai from the family room provides a great space for eating or relaxation. The trex-style decking provides durability and easy care. The entire property is also fenced and has privacy gates between front and back. Shown above is the lanai for the upstairs area.

Lanai off the family room

More lanai and downstairs laundry area below.

This property is located on the border of Kaimuki and Kapahulu and is close to both shopping and dining areas, such as Kapahulu Safeway and Leonard’s Bakery for malasadas! There is also easy access to the freeway and beaches. If you have questions about this great property, please call Listing Broker, Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn (PB) at 808-721-8088.


Staging by Home Shoppe Hawaii LLC, Photos by Tron Van Tran, Hawaii Real Estate Photography. 


Honolulu Real Estate | Kapahulu Multi-Family Home, New Construction!

Honolulu Real Estate in Kapahulu - 3148 Hayden Street, Honolulu 96815
Listed at $1,850,000 FS

It’s difficult to find tastefully built, new construction Honolulu Real Estate in popular beachside areas such as Kapahulu. This Honolulu home for sale is quite unique, as it affords a great Oahu location in Kapahulu, Honolulu, near both Kapahulu and Monsarrat shopping/dining/business districts, as well as a just a short distance to Kapiolani Park, Waikiki Shell, Diamond Head State Park, the Zoo, the Aquarium, and Waikiki Beach.

It is also large enough to accomodate extended family or possibly tenants, for rental income. This home has a very flexible configuration.

This Kapahulu Oahu home has 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, along with a family room and rumpus room with a wet bar. When all areas of this home have been rented, with long term rentals, income has approached $10,000 a month. This lovely Honolulu home can be configured to work with many living situations, and could even work as a care home. Check out the floor plan below.

 This Kapahulu home was built new, from the ground-up, in 2014, and has great features such as a 20-panel owned PV system, gas appliances, cement-fiber siding, and a low maintenance yard. The design of the house is non-obtrusive and fits with the older cottage style homes in the area. 

There is high quality, durable wood laminate flooring throughout. Upstairs portions of the home have city light and Diamond Head views. And did I mention, this is a fantastic location?

All living areas have ceiling fans and there is split air in the front portion of the home. Kitchen and bath counters are all quartz and these areas feature wood cabinetry and stainless steel finish/gas appliances. The area shown in these photos is the upstairs Rumpus Room.

All windows have plantation style blinds. This Kapahulu home also features recessed lighting and wide hallways. Bathrooms are spacious and use beautiful finishes, such as quartz counters and marble tile tub surrounds.

This is truly a home which must be seen to fully appreciate the value. All areas except the Rumpus Room areas, shown in these photos, are currently tenant occupied, so require 48 hours notice to show.

Please call Listing Broker, Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn (PB), at 808-721-8088, with questions or for a private showing. 

~ Aloha

Staging by Home Shoppe Hawaii LLC, Photos by Tron Van Tran, Hawaii Real Estate Photography.