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Oceanfront Options – The Windward Coast – Hauula

Oahu’s Windward Coast is 34 scenic miles extending from Kahuku Point in the north to Makapuu Point in the south.

The Windward Oahu region itself is unrivaled in its natural beauty and dramatic contrasts – from its pristine white-sand beaches washed by turquoise waters to the verdant vertical cliffs of the Koolau Mountain Range.

In 1972, Kuilima, now Turtle Bay, opened on coastal lands where the North Shore morphs into the Windward Coast. Mauka lands in the area have generally remained undeveloped, with the exception of ongoing projects of the Mormon Church.

The coast’s most prominent geographic feature, Mokapu Peninsula, site of one of Hawaii’s largest military installations, forms the southern boundary of Kaneohe Bay. Marine and oceanographic research facilities are located here, as well as at Makapuu to the south.

Residential properties along this coast range from country cottages to large estates, apartment buildings, town-homes, and condominiums. The area’s two largest communities, Kaneohe and Kailua, continue to grow, with real estate values surpassing price points for properties in some of southeast Oahu’s most upscale neighborhoods.

Among oceanfront options available in Hauula, about seven miles south of Kahuku, is a unique three-bedroom, three–bath home on a 35,593-square-foot lot listed by Elite Pacific Properties agent Sasha Mason for $1,795,000.

“The large level property is zoned R-5 and clearly offers room to build,” Mason said. “The jumbo-size yard is right on the ocean and perfect for family gatherings, weddings, and baby luaus… as well as just relaxing in your own private space and enjoying the expansive ocean views.” She noted that the property includes kamani and other native trees, an organic vegetable garden, a small man-made beach, and easy access to excellent fishing.

The 2,009-square-foot home consists of the original structure built in 1979 and an elevated 2002 addition that features exotic cherry and Brazilian interior woods, a 20-foot ceiling with a clear skylight in the center, a modern kitchen with gas cooking, and a dining and living room area with a 180-degree ocean view.

Other features of the one-of-a-kind country home include cool flagstone floors, natural ventilation that takes advantage of ocean breezes, a patio and deck, elegant bathrooms, spacious bedrooms, storage space, ceiling fans, and a solar heater.

“This Hauula beach house embraces not only the perfect Island lifestyle, but also has been built to last,” said Mason.

She added that the parcel is a flag lot separated from Kamehameha Highway by two other homes and from neighbors to the north by a streambed, part of which belongs to the property.

For more information or to arrange a showing, contact Mason at 745-6366 or, or co-listing agent Mary LaVoie-Olson at 222-0072 or

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