A large number of Honolulu MLS real estate can be found in the Honolulu community of Kaimuki, located about five minutes outside of Waikiki and sandwiched between the valleys of the Koolau Mountains and Kahala, Diamond Head, Waikiki, and Kapahulu. Historically, Kamuki was King Kalakaua’s ostrich farm but today the community is becoming a blossoming urban center. The main street that runs through the heart of Kaimuki is Waialae Avenue. The area has quickly become a place bustling with activity and a nightlife to match its hip ways.
Along Waialae Avenue are storefronts and restaurants that have become the hallmark of the Kaimuki area. A number of well-known restaurants and boutiques have been able to thrive in Kaimuki. Big City Diner, one of Oahu’s favorite local food chains, opened its first eatery in Kaimuki. Town, one of the area’s newest restaurants, is based on organic, locally-grown ingredients and has created a new version of Pacific-Asian fusion dishes. A little-known restaurant, the Himalayan, has gotten rave reviews by critics and is picking up business. It’s Nepalese-Indian fusion food has quickly become popular. A number of other small stores and coffee ships rounds out the selection offerings.