Welcome to Lanikai

Unparalleled coastal elegance
Lanikai offers the epitome of beachfront living, seamlessly blending luxury with nature's beauty. Nestled in Kailua, this enclave is characterized by its family-oriented spirit and the countless recreational opportunities that dot its landscape. This pristine pocket offers residents a one-of-a-kind experience  — where every day feels like a tropical retreat getaway, and the horizon offers a canvas of activities waiting to be explored.

What to Love

  • Often deemed Oahu's top residential spot
  • Every residence is steps away from pristine beaches
  • Year-round snorkeling amidst vibrant marine life
  • Favorable real estate market for sellers
  • Heavenly sunrises
  • Very family-friendly and easy to make friends with neighbors
  • An endless amount of ways to get enjoyable outdoor exercise

Local Lifestyle

Dive into a world where each day offers postcard-worthy views of the Mokulua Islands and a plethora of marine activities. Watersports here regularly include kiteboarding, surfing at the islands when there is swell, solo canoe paddling, or 6-man paddling.  Whether it's a refreshing swim or an exhilarating hike to "The Pillbox," Lanikai offers experiences that invigorate the soul. The absence of urban clutter further accentuates the area's charm, letting residents connect deeply with its natural allure.

Dining and Entertainment

While Lanikai itself remains untouched by commercial establishments, its allure is amplified by its undisturbed serenity. This captivating hideaway beckons visitors to relish in its quietude, urging them to set aside digital distractions and immerse themselves in its scenic tranquility. A picnic here, set against the backdrop of serene beaches, promises an experience unlike any other.
Yet, just beyond Lanikai's fringes, gastronomic wonders await. Buzz's Steakhouse stands as a testament to sumptuous dining, exuding an ambiance that resonates with island charm. On the other hand, Kalapawai Market serves as a quaint outpost where patrons can indulge their palates and discover a trove of local treasures. Lanikai also boasts its own golf course called Mid-Pac Country Club. These establishments ensure that while Lanikai offers seclusion, life's pleasures are never too far away.


  • Kaʻōhao School: A premier institution ensuring Lanikai children receive top-tier education alongside neighborhood peers.

Overview for Lanikai, HI

1,841 people live in Lanikai, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $72,763. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

49 years

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Around Lanikai, HI

There's plenty to do around Lanikai, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Andy's Bueno Salsa, Aloha Sweet Remedies & Juice, and Yoga Under the Palms Kailua.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.05 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.09 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.93 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.91 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.21 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lanikai, HI

Lanikai has 618 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lanikai do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,841 people call Lanikai home. The population density is 4,820.68 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.45 / 51.55%

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Property Listings

Work With Ruthie

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