Punaluu is about 20 miles for 15 minutes from downtown Honolulu. Here is located on the eastern shores of Oahu. Punaluu has some of the most beautiful black sand beaches in all of Hawaii. A fringing reef extends off the shoreline and there are several beaches in Punaluu as well as numerous beachfront and oceanfront properties.
Because of the constant volcanic activity, there are numerous colors of sand all over the Hawaiian Islands. Located on the South Eastern Kau coast, the Punaluu black sand Beach is one of the most famous black sand beaches in all of Hawaii. Although, because of this, swimming is not ideal however, there is a picnic area and many parks.
The Punaluu Bakery Shop and Visitors Center is one of the most popular places in the area. This fabulous bakery features a wine sweetbread, Ka’u Coffee, bakery treats, ice cream, lunches and fresh salads. To go with the theme of the area, the black sandbox is one of the most popular items featuring 3 24-oz loaves of their delicious sweetbread in traditional, Taro root and Guava. But, you can’t miss checking out the Hawaiian style pineapple coconut fruitcake. a traditional favorite with pineapple, coconut and academia.
If you’re looking to buy a home along the beach, this is an ideal location as most of the homes are right along the Kamehameha Hwy and the coastline. Home started about $300,000 and luxury estates can range as high as $3 million. The average price for a home or condominium along the beach is between $500,000 and $900,000. If you’re looking to be right on the beach, Punaluu is a great location. These homes were built anywhere from the 1960s and 70s to over the last 10 years and offer a variety of custom designs, layouts and lot sizes. most of the lots to do stretch out to the beach and homeowners either have black sand or white sandy beaches out front of their home.
For more information on the homes and real estate or beachfront property in Punaluu browse the listings on my website or contact me anytime for a customized list of homes that meet your search criteria and price.