Haiku in Windward Oahu | A Lush Alternative to Beach Living

When most people think of Hawaii, they picture long white sandy beaches with clear blue water, and while that is a perfect picture to keep in mind, there are other areas of Hawaii. One of my favorites is the lush, tropical verdant area known as Haiku on the Windward side in Kaneohe.

Lush, Tropical Landscape

This area features some of Hawaii’s best gems — such as Ho’omaluhia Botanical Gardens and Byodo-In Temple located in Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Both places should not be missed and are easily accessible for a driving tour or a hike.

Full of exotic plants, flowers, and trees, this serene area is ideally situated close to major highways H-3 and Likelike for access to Honolulu and highway 83 for access to Oahu’s North Shore. Kailua Town is also a short drive via the coastline or over the hill, with its beach town vibe, wonderful dining, and boutique shopping.

A peaceful view of rare Rainbow Eucalyptus Trees and the Ko’olau Mountains from unit F-9 at Eden at Haiku Woods. Come discover this beauty for yourself!

Ideal and Affordable

Not only is Haiku beautiful, with its backdrop of the spectacular Ko’olau Mountains, buts it’s convenient, too. Windward Mall offers so many nearby conveniences, with its shops, restaurants, movie theater, farmers’ market and indoor play areas for kids.

For military families, Kaneohe Marine Corps Base is located here where shopping, dining, gas, and recreational facilities, including a gorgeous golf course, are available.

All of this makes living in Haiku ideal and affordable for many. For example, in Eden at Haiku Woods, I currently have a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, home with a large interior storage room and two parking spots available for purchase, priced at $599,000. It’s an excellent value for 1,452 sq ft of living space (MLS 201908762).

About the Author

Amy A. Conley

Amy A. Conley is a REALTOR Broker, GRI, ABR, AHWD, MRP with Hawai'i Life. As a second generation Realtor, Amy Conley has the skill, business savvy, compassion, and local knowledge to help you realize your real estate dreams. Amy’s strong commitment to the profession led her to pursue the esteemed designations of Realtor Broker (R), Accredited Buyer's’ Representative (ABR), Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), and At Home with Diversity (AHWD). She has also been nominated seven times for the prestigious Aloha ‘Aina Award, an annual Honolulu Board of Realtors' award program that recognizes agents and their exceptional service to clients and colleagues. Her 17 years in the travel industry, a degree in French from the University of North Carolina, and decades of global travel have given Amy an inner compass to guide those looking for their own slice of paradise. A superior customer service ethic honed in the airline industry, where Amy worked as an international flight attendant with Trans World Airlines, makes Amy one of the most sought-after real estate professionals in a competitive market. Immersed in local culture and her community, Amy is in sync with market trends and always finds intelligent ways to maximize any home investment or sale. She is also adept at pairing clients with the Hawai‘i lifestyle they seek. Since O‘ahu offers a broad diversity of home buying and selling options, Amy carefully considers her clients' objectives and offers creative strategies to help them meet their goals. For Amy, the Hawai‘i lifestyle is a state of mind, as well as a paradise on the Windward side of O‘ahu. She and her husband live minutes from Kailua and Lanikai beach where they rise each morning with the sun to connect with nature by paddling out to the Mokuluas or exercising with friends at Kailua Beach Park. They also enjoy sailing their Hobie Cat or hiking the Lanikai ridge. Recently, Amy began competing in triathlons and completed her first full Ironman Competition in 2013. Amy applies the same dedication and focus she uses in her training for athletic competitions to build her real estate business. She always goes the extra mile to ensure her clients reach their goals. When you are ready to buy or sell a home on the Windward side of O‘ahu, call Amy Conley. Amy's superb client service and broad knowledge of Hawai‘i's real estate potential will help you find the Hawai‘i lifestyle that’s right for you. You can email me at or via phone at (808) 375-2521.

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