When people think of relocating or moving to Hawaii they fall in love with the idea of living on the beach. Though Hawaii is paradise and has the most beautiful beaches on the planet not all homes are near the water. Mililani is a town in the middle of Oahu but it is one of the best places to live in Hawaii and here is why.
Mililani was established in the 60’s but did not really start to flourish until the 80”s. In 1986 Mililani received the “All American City” Award from the National Civic League. Since receiving the award the area has seen steady growth. Relocation .com named Mililani one of the top five places to live in the entire state of Hawaii (all islands) in 2010.
Mililani is the largest planned community in Hawaii it is akin to a suburban city on the mainland. Now right off the bat it does not sound all that appealing but it is full of amenities making daily life a lot more enjoyable to live especially for those with families. Everything you need can be found in Mililani.
In Mililani you will find grocery stores, retail stores, one stop shopping, entertainment, doctor’s offices and more. There is a YMCA, library, Wal-Mart, 2 Long’s Drug stores, 3 grocery stores, Costco is minutes away , fast food, variety of restaurants, movie theater, recreation centers and may parks. The Waikele Outlet Mall and Pearlridge are popular shopping spots. Really the only reason to leave Mililani is if you work in the big city, on base or want to go to the beach. Ko Olina one of the cleanest beaches on the island is just 40 minutes away.
Many military families on the island love living in Mililani there is so much to do here, homes are more affordable and larger. Mililani is just four miles from Wheeler and Schofield Barracks and eight miles from Camp Smith.
Mililani is has mostly single family homes some with large yards. There are also townhomes and a few low rise apartment complexes. The median price of a home in Mililani is around $478,086. You can get more home for your money in Mililani.
The schools in Mililani are great. Mililani High School has received a ten rated from great schools as well as Mililani Mauka Elementary and Mililani Waena Elementary School.
If you are looking for an affordable home close to amenities and outdoor activity Mililani is the place to be. Contact Maureen Fukumoto.