Hawaii Loa Ridge
Exclusive gated community with incredible views and homes
Welcome to Hawaii Loa Ridge
Hawaii Loa Ridge is the most exclusive and sought-after of Honolulu’s luxurious oceanview ridge communities. This private subdivision of around 557 custom-built properties is protected by guarded gates and 24-hour security. Inside Loa Ridge’s gates, residents enjoy access to clubhouse amenities, tennis courts, a peaceful park with picnic stations, and a hiking trail leading to the peaks and ridges of the Koolau Mountains.
The spectacular homes at Hawaii Loa Ridge are among the grandest on Oahu. These masterpiece properties exhibit a variety of architectural styles, from elegant Mediterranean estates to striking contemporary creations. Homes are surrounded by gorgeous gardens and resort-style swimming pools. Hawaii Loa Ridge’s sweeping views stretch from the iconic Diamond Head volcanic cone in the west to Koko Head in the east. The community’s magnificent vistas provide some of the island’s most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. When skies are clear, the ocean views take in the islands of Maui and Molokai.
What to Love
· Exclusive gated community
· Spectacular homes
· Breathtaking views
· First-class private amenities
People & Lifestyle
Hawaii Loa Ridge offers a premier private lifestyle within a wonderful setting that is professionally managed by its homeowners association. The community’s grand properties are a popular second home choice among movie stars and other prominent figures. One of the grandest homes is the Hi’llani Estate, which was owned by late Emmy-winning producer Al Masini. Hawaii Loa Ridge’s exceptional views, homes, and amenities make it an ultra-desirable choice among Oahu’s many fantastic communities.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Below the elevated homes of Hawaii Loa Ridge, the small shopping complex in Niu Valley is home to popular Japanese restaurant branch Gyotaku. Gyotaku is considered by many to be Hawaii’s best choice for Japanese dining. The all-encompassing menu includes delicious sushi and sashimi with set and a la carte options plus West-East fusion sushi rolls. Other eats include chicken katsu curry, custom combination bento boxes, tempura, udon and soba noodles, and rib-eye steaks. Next to Gyotaku at the Niu Valley Center, Café Asia offers all-you-can-eat shabu-shabu and happy hour drinks.
Follow the highway a short distance west from the base of the ridge to reach dozens more shops and restaurants at Aina Haina Shopping Center. Highlights here include Uncle Clay’s House of Pure Aloha—the most popular spot on Oahu for Hawaiian shaved ice and ice cream made with fresh local fruits. Head east on the highway for waterfront shopping and dining at Hawaii Kai’s Towne Center and Koko Marina Center.
Things to Do
Residents of this premier luxury community enjoy exclusive access to amenities such as tennis courts and a park with picnic stations. Hawaii Loa Ridge also has a community building and many attractively maintained common landscape areas. In addition, there are a few small waterfront parks with nice views close to the base of the ridge. Between Hawaii Loa Ridge and Hawaii Kai, Kuliouou Beach Park is a lovely waterfront picnic spot with grassy lawns and a basketball court.
Public schools are organized by the Hawaii Department of Education. Highlights include:
· Aina Haina Elementary School, Public, PK-5
· Niu Valley Middle School, Public, 6-8
· Kalani High School, Public, 9-12
· Honolulu Waldorf School, Private, 9-12
· Holy Nativity School, Private (Episcopal), PK-7
· Mary, Star of the Sea School, Private (Roman Catholic), PK-8
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