Neighborhood information about Kailua: Situated along the southern part of Oahu's windward coast, Kailua has some of the most beautiful white sandy beaches on the island. The quaint beach town has grown in popularity ever since the "dot com" boom. Although Kailua has been a treasure for Kamaaina forever, it wasn't until the late 90's when it's real estate started gaining attention by instant millionaires wanting a beach home in Hawaii. Traditionally, Kahala and Diamond Head were known for the high end luxury real estate on Oahu. That is no longer the case. There are many Kailua sellers that have fetched over $10 million for their homes and a few that have gotten over $20 million.
Don't worry, you don't have to be a multi-millionaire to own a property in Kailua. Some condos start around the $300,000 range and single family homes can be found in the $500,000 - $600,000 range. There are many great public and private schools to choose from in Kailua. In the heart of Kailua town, most of which is still owned by Kaneohe Ranch there are some pretty cool shops and restaurants. You can find anything from Starbucks and Macy's to Lanikai Juice or Maui Tacos. If you're looking to live your Hawaii Life in Kailua, you've come to the right place.