Welcome to Waimanalo

A coastal haven enveloped in tranquility
Tucked away on the windward side of Oahu, Waimanalo offers an oasis of serenity amidst the natural rhythm of island life. With a less-trodden path, this coastal enclave beckons those who yearn for a tranquil existence harmoniously intertwined with the majesty of nature. Here, one can truly embrace the spirit of Aloha, surrounded by the gentle whispers of waves and the caress of the ocean breeze.

What to Love

  • Acres of land available, perfect for farming or horses
  • Close to Oahu's serene and uncrowded beaches
  • Bright blue waters invite great swimming adventures
  • Short commute to Hawaii Kai's shopping and hikes

Local Lifestyle

Waimanalo's allure lies not just in its pristine beaches but in its ability to offer a quieter, more authentic Hawaiian experience. The town's white sand beaches stretch for miles and are frequented by fewer visitors, ensuring residents enjoy undisturbed oceanfront tranquility. These azure waters promise an unmatched swimming experience. Its vicinity to Hawaii Kai ensures residents aren't far from urban conveniences, shopping centers, and some of Oahu's iconic hikes.

Things to Do

Water sports enthusiasts will find their haven close to Waimanalo, with Baby Makapu'u offering the thrills of mellow surfing. For those who prefer the rush of riding waves on a bodyboard, Makapu'u presents an unmatched bodyboarding experience.
For those inclined towards terrestrial pursuits, the Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail offers the perfect blend of exercise and scenic beauty. Alternatively, Sandy’s Beach area just 10 minutes drive away beckons with its own set of adventures, ensuring that life in Waimanalo is a delightful blend of relaxation and excitement.

Overview for Waimanalo, HI

5,371 people live in Waimanalo, where the median age is 32.1 and the average individual income is $31,134. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

32.1 years

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Around Waimanalo, HI

There's plenty to do around Waimanalo, 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
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Dining 3.73 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.78 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.46 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.74 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.82 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.46 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Waimanalo, HI

Waimanalo has 1,206 households, with an average household size of 4.45. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Waimanalo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,371 people call Waimanalo home. The population density is 1,232.38 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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54.12 / 45.88%

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Schools in Waimanalo, HI

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The following schools are within or nearby Waimanalo. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Waimanalo Elementary & Intermediate School
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Property Listings

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