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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: $2,600,000 (180 day period)

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1344 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$9,800,000

8 beds, 8 full 2 half baths, 8291 sqft

1344 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Extraordinary Lanikai beachfront oasis extensively remodeled in 2015. Two separate residences: main and guest house offer total privacy and contemporary luxury, 7 bedrooms plus a caretaker’s apartment. Unparalleled direct views of the Mokulua Islands. A private compound that is grand in scale with large rooms, soaring ceilings, and rich tropical woods. Brand new chef’s kitchen. Fabulous outdoor living and entertaining areas with swimming pool, waterfalls, spa, travertine bridge and covered lanai/outdoor kitchen. Calm aquamarine sea with a secret cove sandy beach.

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

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 Mokulua islands and sparkling turquoise ocean highlight this custom beachfront home in world renown Lanikai. Designed by Lucky Bennet, the craftsmanship and layout are outstanding. Large main floor entertainment area and level yard. Step into pristine sandy Lanikai beach directly in front - kayak, paddle, swim - enjoy. Minutes to Kailua beach park and Kailua town.

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1037 Koohoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$5,395,000

4 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 6036 sqft

1037 Koohoo Pl - Lanikai

Lanikai Resort Style Villa. From to moment you enter the hand carved gates, you will know it will be a unique experience. Sprawling 6,000 s/ft home. No expense was spared in the all new construction featuring numerous exotic hardwoods. Tropical landscaping, Infinity Pool, Jacuzzi Spa & Fire Pit w/ Bench Seating. Lutron Smart House Technology. Intergated Speaker, Sound System and the top of the line Security System ensures your privacy and ease of living. Gourmet Kitchen, Miele, Wolf Gas Range and Sub Zero Refrigereator.

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1006 Koohoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo OPEN Oct 22, 2pm-5pm

For sale

$4,250,000
$150,000

6 beds, 5 full 1 half baths, 4342 sqft

1006 Koohoo Pl - Lanikai

Custom built hillside home situated amidst its own tropical forest boasting unsurpassed 180 degree views of picturesque Mokulua islands & crystal blue waters of Lanikai beach.Multilevel home w/four separate living spaces would serve as a lovely family compound or a perfect investors dream property.Providing relaxation while sitting above the heart of Lanikai yet still just a short stroll to the beach.Classic & elegant home will be your key to enjoying whale watching from lanais,swimming,sailing,paddle boarding,surfing,sunrises,biking,hiking. view: http://bit.ly/koohoo - http://bit.ly/Koohoo2

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1010 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$4,250,000
$235,000

5 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 3342 sqft

1010 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Lanikai Beach Chic: Completely renovated Lanikai contemporary home with “just enough” sandy beach frontage at below beach front pricing. Sleek and sensational kitchen by Downsview – Subzero, Miele, and Wolf, of course. Hardwood floors, copper roof, floor to ceiling NanaWall doors open to the lush landscape designed to capture the indoor / outdoor ambiance of this peaceful private oasis. Look for video icon under MLS Photo.

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103 Kaiolena Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$3,988,000

6 beds, 7 full 1 half baths, 6621 sqft

103 Kaiolena Dr - Lanikai

Situated directly across the street from a popular beach access & steps from Lanikai’s white sand beach. Gated and surrounded by a tall privacy wall, the home itself is sheltered and private. A thoughtful floor plan includes 6 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, comprised of a 5 bedroom Main House and a separate 1 bedroom Guest Cottage. Home conveys fully furnished and includes custom pool, spa and outdoor gazebo with a full kitchen which include a pizza oven.

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1326 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

In Escrow - still showing

$3,950,000
$150,000

5 beds, 3 baths, 3048 sqft

1326 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Discerning residents and travelers agree Lanikai is an idyllic place to live and play; turquoise waters, world–class recreation and a relaxed life style. At the time lots were designed an extra promontory existed such that street to ocean at 1324/1326 was created as two full sized lots (both are included). With it's mid Lanikai location you can enjoy 180 degree panoramic mesmerizing views stretching from Mokumanu, along the reef, Mokulua Islands, past Molokai to Rabbit Island, as well as Lanikai hillside from the home. Ceiling to floor windows capture mesmerizing ocean views. Designer finishes/top of line for it's time two separate living spaces (easy convert to one) 3 bedrooms /2 bath + kitchen/living upstairs, 2 bedroom/1 bath + kitchen/living downstairs. Interior lift! A value buy!

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1261 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

In Escrow - still showing

$3,800,000
$197,000

4 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 4575 sqft

1261 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Brand New Custom Built Luxury Estate across from Mokulua Islands with over 6500 sq.ft. of living areas featuring a contemporary open floor plan with tropical architecture in a resort setting. Includes 4 bedrooms (master suite on both levels) and guest quarters with it's own bath and separate entrance; two living rooms with pocket /sliding doors creating a full indoor-outdoor experience; stained and Sapele wood columns and matching railings together with fences and gates throughout giving a tropical ,elegant feeling that was designed to capture the cross ventilation and trade winds throughout; top of the line Thermador appliances; split air conditioning, completely fenced with rock wall for additional privacy,

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1045 Koohoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$3,690,000
$210,000

6 beds, 6 full 1 half baths, 5772 sqft

1045 Koohoo Pl - Lanikai

LANIKAI HILLSIDE retreat w/ stunning unobstructed panoramic views of turquoise ocean and captivating Mokulua Islands. Unique opportunity for a surf/sand lifestyle just a short stroll to Lanikai beach. Large 15,798 sf lot with TWO homes is perfect for a private family compound or investors alike. Two story main home features 4 bdrms/4.5 baths and a detached second home features 2 bdrms/2 baths. Relax on the lanais of both homes and gaze at magical sunrises, full moons, seasonal whale watching. Wonderful blend of indoor/outdoor living and space for further expansion. Premium parking w/two full sized garages, a carport, and driveway handling 10 cars! Enjoy year round access to swimming, sailing, surfing, biking, kayaking. Truly Paradise Found! Click on video icon under MLS photo for video.

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925 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$3,150,000
$175,500

6 beds, 5 baths, 3862 sqft

925 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Inviting, tranquil and captivating... A mix of luxury surrounded by lush landscaping creates a quintessential blend of peaceful beachside living in the prestigious neighborhood of Lanikai. This custom built home includes a separate guest house along with indoor/outdoor living that is as fabulous as it is magical. The trickling fountains, soothing pool and whirlpool awaits you. Other features include: 3 bedrooms include full baths, photovoltaic system, heated in-ground whirlpool, 3-car garage, plus an oversized custom-built carport that can accommodate a large truck or boat and much more... Located just a few houses away from Lanikai's white sand beach and a short kayak to the Mokulua Islands.

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154 Mokumanu Drive Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$2,922,000

4 beds, 4 full 1 half baths, 3276 sqft

154 Mokumanu Drive - Lanikai

Unwind in your own private oasis in the heart of Lanikai. Brand new custom 4 bedroom 4.5 bath home and attached rec room are artfully designed around large lanais opening to a private yard and pool. Indoor/outdoor living with custom 8’ sliding doors and soaring ceilings, efficiently oriented to capture the cooling trade winds. Located on one of Lanikai's finest streets, Mokumanu leads straight to a beach access and one of the widest portions of Lanikai beach. Elegantly appointed this home is the perfect fit for a buyer looking to enjoy all that Kailua and Lanikai have to offer.

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1319 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$2,900,000

5 beds, 5 baths, 3908 sqft

1319 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Beautifully remodeled private Mokulua Drive home just steps away from World Famous Lanikai Beach, so bring your swimsuit and paddle board, we have lots of storage. This home has it all, beginning with ocean and mountain views, 2 master suites, pool, fireplace, and expansive covered lanai with large backyard for great family celebrations. Bring out your inner chef with this modernized new kitchen. Every day can be a holiday in this home.

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333 Lapa Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$2,888,888
$106,112

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 rooms on both levels, and a bedroom on the main level ideal for family and friends. Flexible floor plan also boasts a workshop and two rooms off of the master perfect for office, nursery or workout space. This home is a terrific value!

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203 Poopoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$2,495,000
$250,000

5 beds, 4 baths, 3013 sqft

203 Poopoo Pl - Lanikai

Beautifully renovated throughout, this charming Lanikai beach hm offers modern touches throughout its 2-story open floor plan. Enjoy 3 bd suites + den, open living & dining areas & a wonderful kitchen from the upper level, all leading out to wrap around decks perfect for enjoying ocean & Mokulua Island views. Lower level offers a flexible floor plan w/ family rm, wet bar + 2 add’l bdrms & private lanai; perfect for extended family! Large corner lot w/ tropical grounds allow for addt’l expansion possibilities. Enjoy modern luxuries coupled w/ island charm throughout this wonderful island home!

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963 Aalapapa Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$2,400,000

5 beds, 5 baths, 3234 sqft

963 Aalapapa Dr 1 - Lanikai

Live the Lanikai lifestyle. Custom built home on hillside with ocean and Mokulua views. Can be 3 separate units: Main home 3/2 upstairs and a separate entry 2/2 down that can either be joined together or rented separate. 1 car garage above, and open parking. There is a large studio/recreation room above the garage with full bath perfect for guests. Exceptional space in lower 3 car garage and additional open parking for 4 or more cars. Private spa with waterfall. Short distance to the beach and heart of Kailua town.

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142 Haokea Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$2,225,000
$25,000

4 beds, 5 baths, 2374 sqft

142 Haokea Dr - Lanikai

Make memories to treasure in this Kama'aina-style Lanikai Beach House, selected by buyers in HGTV's House Hunters. On a huge lot, just a few houses from sandy beach access, this 4/5 beach home provides plenty of room for family and friends. Relaxed, open, single-level floor plan, w/ lots of deck space under a shady monkeypod tree. Spacious kitchen w/ SubZero, Viking & Bosch appliances, newly remodeled bath, easy-care driftwood luxury vinyl flooring. Central & split A/C. Detached studio guest cottage. Wonderful back yard with rope swing. Beach "mud" room for laundry, boards, & gear. Outdoor shower. Storage shed & closets. Lots of off-street parking. Tax records & actual sq ft/BR/BA may disagree. SEE Video http://player.vimeo.com/video/230288880 & Tour www.tinyurl.com/tvt-142haokea

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220 Poopoo Pl Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$2,100,000
$100,100

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.

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1601 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

For sale

$1,475,000
$220,000

1601 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Amazing Ocean views, private access to a hidden idyllic beach. This is the last available property in the only gated area in Lanikai. Perfect to build your dream home. Seller is an architect and has building plans available. By appointment only as the property is located behind a security gate.

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1521 Mokulua Dr Lanikai, Kailua ,Hi 96734 - Photo

In Escrow - still showing

$1,450,000
$145,000

3 beds, 2 baths, 1400 sqft

1521 Mokulua Dr - Lanikai

Price Adjusted and Ready to Sell, Get your offers ready this won't last long now. Original Lanikai Beach Cottage is cute as a button with a white picket fence and just steps to the white sands of Lanikai Beach. This idyllic 3 bedroom 2 bath home with mountain views, finished two car garage with extra space, a remodeled 2nd bathroom, and a spacious open kitchen area. The cottage is freshly painted with great windows for nice light. Fenced and Private this is truly a vintage home ready for a family.

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