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Oceanfront Options – The Windward Coast – Kaneohe

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, townhomes, 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.

The new Waikalua Bayside development, taking shape on the shores of Kaneohe Bay, is planned to include 20 homes of which half are already occupied. Two more are in escrow and another two have recently been offered for sale. Six of the homes are along the water’s edge, while the others are within a short walking distance.

All homes have mountain and ocean views and easy access to shopping, schools, churches, and medical facilities.

“Waikalua Bayside is a new and refreshing bright addition to the Kaneohe home market,” said listing agent Anthony Pace of Keller Williams Honolulu.

Currently on the market are a five-bedroom, three-bath, 3,057-square-foot home on a 6,582-square-foot lot priced at $1,825,000 million and a four-bedroom, three-bath, 2,747-square-foot home on a 5,172-square-foot lot priced at $1,257,000.

Pace said the homes include “high-end finishes, extra-large master suites and open floor plans with ocean and mountain views, designed in a tropical style with international flair and built by local firm Metcalf West.”

Among the amenities are walk-in showers, double sinks, bathtubs, ceiling fans, laundry rooms, automatic garage doors, major appliances, two-car garages and landscaping.

Realtor Deborah Oakley-Melvin, with the Keller Williams Waikalua Bayside sales team, said, “You cannot find another new community on the Windward side with a better neighborhood board. The new owners have created an environment where local families, military families, and investors from around the world have come together seamlessly. The developer’s vision was to offer high-quality, well-priced homes right on Kaneohe Bay and he has succeeded.”

For more information or to schedule a showing, contact Pace at 256-1933 or, or Melvin-Oakley at 931-0103 or

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