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Untouched bamboo and ginger forests flood the region with their beauty, alongside the iconic rainbows seen from this area.

These adjacent valleys are on the Western side of O’ahu, both a few miles inland from the ocean and have incredible views from their mountain ridges. Due to their location, hidden hikes and popular trails are abundant throughout the regions.

As the University of Hawaii at Manoa is located at the bottom of the valley, Manoa real estate is a hub of intellectual innovation. Founded in 1907, this iconic institution has been the gateway for many prominent scholars and professionals. Rainbows are so prevalent to this region, that the University of Hawaii utilizes the Rainbow as their athletic sports team’s name.


The average listing price for luxurious Manoa & Nuuanu homes is $1.2 million. However, the listings for these coveted estates range from just under $1 million to $3 million.

The lovely homes within these two valleys are perfectly located, as you would be far enough from tourist sites, yet close enough to Honolulu and Waikiki to go shopping and enjoy leisurely activities. These Manoa & Nuuanu homes for sale offer calm and scenic sights, as the light constant rains keeps the landscape lush and green, it also results in constant colorful rainbows over your home.


Manoa & Nuuanu are beautiful neighborhoods with greenery all around. A special hike that is a favorite amongst locals is the Lulumahu Falls. You must hike through a bamboo and ginger forest to get to the lively falls. At the bottom of the falls there is a cool pool of water to refresh yourself after the hike up. The breathtaking views from the top of the hike will be worth the trek up.

The Manoa Falls Trail, similar to the Lulumahu Falls, are a must see as well. The thick bamboo forest makes this trail a fun pursuit. It’s easy enough for kids, so the whole family can enjoy a beautiful day out.

Nuuanu also offers a few interesting hiking trails. Close enough to the Lulumahu Falls, one could head over to the Kaniakapupu Ruins after you’re done with the falls. Kaniakapupu Ruins, also known as the Summer home for King Kamehameha III, is rich in history and beauty. It is believed to have been built in 1847, but after a few decades the home was abandoned for unknown reasons, and to this day some walls still stand.


For more information on exclusive Manoa & Nuuanu estates in Oahu or to schedule a private showing of the finest estates contact Hawaii’s elite luxury real estate agent Anne Hogan Perry.

MAJESTIC MANOA MASTERPIECE! This tranquil property sits on 9.481 acres of preservation land. Sitting at the end of Paty Drive, this home offers privacy on top of 360 degree surrounding views. Not only does nature hug every crevice of this home, it is the centerpiece of the main floor living area. Breathe in fresh air from the comfort of your sofa. The airy design along with the soaring glass ceilings integrates the home with nature, making this home the ultimate sanctuary. Renovations were done by award winning and international designer Beatrice Girelli of Indidesign. 

An external glass elevator was added in 2021, along with re-landscaping and re-decking. You are allowed to build an Accessory Dwelling Unit on the premises, but only up to 3,500 sq. ft. Please confirm with DPP. 

Please do not drive up to the property without a scheduled showing. $5,950,000 Active

3473A Paty Drive 243A Honolulu, Hawaii

5 Beds 4.02 Baths 6,912 SqFt 9.481 Acres

Price includes Two Houses, 2712 and 2716 Pali Highway, 2716 Pali is brand new 5 bed 3.5 bath,3849 interior sq.ft. two story home w. enclosed garage. 2712 Pali Highway is 6 bed 6 bath three story home with basement, built in 1908 for first Dentist on Oahu! Home boast 7997 sq.ft interior, 10 foot ceilings on first floor, oversized master bedroom and huge open lanai and covered lanai, open  parking for 6 or more cars, with huge yard (room for pool) Master compound property located at the bottom of Pali Highway next to several Embassys, premium AAA Location, price and value!!! $4,500,000 Active

2712 Pali Highway Honolulu, Hawaii

11 Beds 9.01 Baths 12,454 SqFt 0.536 Acres

Manoa Magic - Step foot inside this worldly home & be transported to your own private oasis w/ unparalleled views of Diamond Head & Manoa Valley. Behold the beauty of this remarkable residence which won a HI Builder's Assoc. Award. Renovated and designed by Nancy Peacock in 2000, winning dual 2002 AIA awards: Award of Excellence for overall design & the first-ever Sustainable Design Award given by AIA Honolulu. Free-flowing indoor and outdoor spaces take advantage of natural lighting & ventilation from Manoa breezes. Gracefully nestled around a 100-year old monkeypod tree, featuring large windows, ohia floors, Fleetwood doors, Grasscrete paved driveway, 1,500-gallon rainwater catchment tank, fruit trees, beautiful landscaping, 9-ft deep pool, storage cellar, & art studio/workshop. Unique accents such as bamboo ceiling screens, Balinese doors, clawfoot bath tub, tile from Mexico and Spain, and intricate Malaysian wooden wall details make this home a true gem. You will love moon-viewing and evening sunsets from the wraparound deck overlooking the pool, with views of the cityscape. Additional 1-BD and 2-BD cottages w/ separate deeded access complete this residence. $3,680,000 Active

2115 Haena Drive Honolulu, Hawaii

5 Beds 4.01 Baths 4,177 SqFt 0.320 Acres

Rare opportunity to own an exceptional must-see property in Manoa. Two detached separate houses on this expansive 14,554 sq ft lot – with nearly 4,700 sq ft of interior space divided among 2 separate legally permitted houses. Front house with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths was built in 1930 and has original architectural details including unique arches, high ceilings and generous sized rooms. Two-story back house was built in 1988 and features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath on the ground floor; 2nd story has 1 bedroom, 1.5 baths, sauna room, fireplace and 200+ sq ft lanai. Back house has separate entrances to the downstairs and upstairs units and also a 2 car attached garage with entrance on quiet side street - Lipioma Way. Front house has large carport with entrance on E Manoa Rd. Serene, spacious, level private backyard with mature trees. Property also has 2 separate laundry areas. Minutes from schools, shopping, and dining. Property sold in "As Is" condition. Agents and Buyers must independently perform due diligence and verify any info deemed material or important to their purchase or any offered price thereunder. Seller has no information or records for the property. $2,950,000 Active

2377 E Manoa Road Honolulu, Hawaii

7 Beds 4.01 Baths 4,679 SqFt 0.334 Acres

Serenity, security, and elegance in this luxury home that shows pride of ownership. Completely remodeled with new electrical and plumbing and move-in ready! Stunning kitchen is a chef's dream with exposed beams, custom cabinets and shelves, gas appliances, dual dishwashers, Pella windows, and so much more. Gorgeous Restoration Hardware light fixtures, vanities, and sconces throughout the home. Plus, a gas fireplace and lamppost give this property charm and warmth like no other! Designed with distinction, you'll love the unique and thoughtful details throughout. Lush landscaping surrounds the property, and the lanai offers beautiful Manoa Valley, city, ocean, and sunset views. Additional studio AND 1-bedroom unit downstairs – each with separate entry make this an ideal property with potential for rental income. For those who appreciate timeless elegance - this is a MUST see! $2,798,000 Active

3591 Woodlawn Drive Honolulu, Hawaii

4 Beds 4.01 Baths 2,620 SqFt 0.294 Acres

Escape to your very own castle in lush, tranquil Manoa.  Breathtaking valley and city views!  Sip your morning coffee while gazing at Manoa Valley from your home office. With over 6,000 sqft of interior space everyone has more than enough room to live, work and play.  Enjoy dinners outside on your lanai with city and ocean views or host family and friends in your formal dinning room. Perfect for entertaining! This one of a kind property provides endless opportunities - ample space for a yoga/meditation room, library and playroom.  Multi-generational living and/or possible rental options.  Most of the furniture is included. $2,700,000 Active

3236 Huelani Drive Honolulu, Hawaii

7 Beds 6 Baths 6,680 SqFt 0.304 Acres

Two homes on one lot. EXCELLENT LOCATION near the UNIVERSITY of Hawaii's Shidler Business School, School of Architecture and to be constructed Entrepreneurial Center. Convenient to downtown, Waikiki beach, and Ala Moana Center. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, single level home and a two-story, 6 bedrooms, 3-1/2 bath home in front. Generous sized bedrooms (split AC in every room)! PERFECT MULTI-GENERATIONAL LIVING, Student housing, or senior care potential. LIVE IN ONE, RENT THE OTHER UNIT. TURN KEY, Renovated large residence reminiscent of grand sorority or fraternity homes with its open, great rooms. Substantially remodeled in 1993 and upgraded throughout the years. Front home has one front-loading LG washer/dryer, large solar water heater & auxiliary water heater, LED lighting, exercise room (with separate entrance) including a TUFFSTUFF home gym, a massive primary bedroom with den/nursery). Diamond Head, Waikiki Coastline and garden views. A few doors from University Ave with 7 parking. Enjoy casual dining on covered lanai. MOVE IN ready with more possibilities. Easy to show. $2,399,000 In Escrow Showing

Honolulu, Hawaii

10 Beds 6.01 Baths 4,206 SqFt 0.172 Acres

A RARE TREASURE in Manoa! This vintage home is a sense of place and legacy situated just blocks to Univ of Hawaii & a minute from Kamanele Park with 2-entrances on Oahu Ave & University Ave. Enjoy the privacy of this charming Craftsman-style residence with over 3,000 SF featuring an open floor plan with architectural details that capture the character and personality of its time, hard wood floors, nostalgic fireplace and a spacious 294 SF cov’d lanai to enjoy outdoor living. Awaiting your personal touches to restore this estate to its former glory & welcome new memories! This expansive 13,695 SF property has been in this family for generations. Built in 1915, positioned above Oahu Ave overlooking the tree-lined streets when visions of Manoa Trolley Streetcars would pass by, you’ll find this hidden gem next to a registered, exceptional Sandbox Tree at the base of the driveway that leads you to this impressive lot. Embraced by the majestic peaks of the Koolau mountain range, rainbows that stretch across the sky w/showers of rain & waterfalls, Manoa is a magical fusion of past & present combined w/cool weather & just minutes to Honolulu’s vibrant urban core. Imagine the possibilities! $2,288,000 Active

2355 Oahu Avenue Honolulu, Hawaii

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,314 SqFt 0.314 Acres

Come see this exquisite generational home in the heart of Manoa, located two (2) minutes away from Manoa Marketplace. Home is located at the end of the driveway easement next to Moana stream. Property boasts seven (7) bedrooms, an area for office/den/playroom, and five and one half (5 ½) bathrooms. Garage can accommodate two (2) cars and the driveway will fit two (1) more. You can live in one part of the house and rent out the other, rental income possibilities are endless. Make this your forever home! $1,700,000 Active

3330 E Manoa Road E Honolulu, Hawaii

7 Beds 5.01 Baths 3,290 SqFt 0.228 Acres

Rare opportunity to purchase a single-family home in the heart of the Manoa neighborhood. Steps away from Manoa's best eateries and boutiques, you'll love the unique and central location of this well-maintained home that was extensively renovated in 2011 making it virtually brand new. The flexible floorplan of 2 bedrooms ,1.5 bath and full kitchen upstairs, and 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and wetbar downstairs offers a variety of living arrangements. Parking for 5+ cars on property and tons of storage both inside and out. Must see to appreciate all the charm and features this very special property offers. $1,700,000 Active

2941 E Manoa Road Honolulu, Hawaii

4 Beds 2.01 Baths 1,812 SqFt 0.066 Acres

Behold the beauty of this stunning contemporary NEW CONSTRUCTION home uniquely nestled in a lush green peaceful neighborhood in Manoa. Thoughtfully designed, this elegant 4 bed 4 bath home, located in a private cul-de-sac, boasts high ceiling in the living room, large windows, abundant natural lighting, a gorgeous kitchen, a loft on the second floor and a dedicated laundry unit. Other luxurious features this impeccable home includes are split AC throughout, quartz countertops, white cabinets, stainless steel appliances, LVP flooring, owner’s suite, in-law suite on the first floor, solar water heater, sprinkler system, vinyl fence and 220 outlet for your electric car. Enjoy tranquil living surrounded by the scenic beauty and breathtaking mountain view. Welcome home to your private oasis! $1,698,000 Active

3607 Nipo Street Honolulu, Hawaii

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,388 SqFt 0.128 Acres

This is the one you've been waiting for! This Multi-generational home has room for everyone with 8 bedrooms/4 baths. Five bedrooms, 2 baths upstairs and 3 bedrooms, 2 baths downstairs are all connected by interior and exterior staircases providing multiple living options; live in one unit, rent out the other or bring the whole family! Commute? What commute? The oh-so convenient location in Nu'uanu makes your drive time super easy & practically non-existent. Downtown Honolulu is literally 2.5 miles away with a plethora of shopping, entertainment and dining options all at your fingertips. The property has been refreshed with new luxury vinyl plank flooring, interior & exterior paint. The low maintenance yard allows you more free time to enjoy with your family. Lush Nu'uanu Valley provides cool breezes and peaceful views outside your windows. It's so close to town, but feels a world away. This property is sold AS-IS. Don't delay, call your favorite realtor today to schedule your showing :) $1,695,000 Active

2825 Pali Highway B Honolulu, Hawaii

8 Beds 4 Baths 3,310 SqFt 0.120 Acres

Old Manoa charm with contemporary updates! Full renovation completed July 2022. New electrical and plumbing systems, new roof, new floor coverings, New Energy Star appliances, new light fixtures, and new split A/C. Professionally landscaped w/irrigation system.  Situated in desirable Noelani Elementary School district. Generous parking for 3+ cars, and usable landscaped yard. Possible to reconfigure floor plan for multi-family living. Close proximity to UH Manoa campus and other urban conveniences provided by this much sought after location. $1,600,000 Active

2254 Metcalf Street Honolulu, Hawaii

5 Beds 3 Baths 1,977 SqFt 0.159 Acres

Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to live in the desirable Manoa-Woodlawn area! This vintage, plantation style home is on a unique and beautiful lot which exudes "old school" Hawaii country living...but with the convenience of being just a few minutes from downtown Honolulu!  Relax while taking in the view of the lush yard, tropical plants, fruit trees, and stream!  This home has luxury vinyl plank floors throughout, new paint, redone shower/tub, original & working sliding windows, lots of storage space, spacious living room, and more!   Whether you decide to move right in or possibly breakdown and rebuild to your tastes, this unique property and it's serene beauty will definitely catch the eye of many lookers!  Schedule a showing with your agent today!  Property being sold in As Is condition. Open house Sunday, 9/25 from 2-4pm! $1,600,000 Active

3680 Alani Drive Honolulu, Hawaii

3 Beds 1.01 Baths 1,296 SqFt 0.324 Acres

Welcome to Manoa's hidden gem! Nestled in the heart of Manoa, we are featuring a breathtaking single family home with 19,003 square feet of land! Newly renovated, this home features all new appliances, luxury vinyl flooring, quartz counter tops, and more! Not only is the subject property conveniently located near the University & freeway onramps; being right next to numerous parks, restaurants & shops, there will always be something to keep you busy. Saving the best for last, this very unique property features its very own stream in its backyard! Come check out this one of a kind property and all of the endless possibilities it comes with. Please see tax records, as enclosed lanai may not match living square footage. $1,590,000 Active

3175 Poelua Place Honolulu, Hawaii

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,516 SqFt 0.436 Acres

Excellent Manoa Opportunity! Not a tear down but needs some work. Original condition with some minor improvements and updating over the years. A little sweat equity will go a long way. 4 bedroom / 3 bath, separate living area opportunities. Large lot with unique walking access to property from Oahu Avenue. $1,499,000 Active

2657 Hillside Avenue Honolulu, Hawaii

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,376 SqFt 0.184 Acres