Neighborhood spotlight: Portlock in Hawaii Kai

While Hawaii offers natural beauty to all those who are fortunate to call it home, Portlock residents are treated to something truly exceptional. This neighborhood is the pinnacle of Hawaiian living, offering jaw-dropping landscapes and breathtaking views to those who live here. It features magnificent mountains, white-sand beaches, lush parks, and incredible ocean and bay views.

Portlock real estate

Portlock is one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the Hawaii Kai area. Situated at the base of Koko Head, the neighborhood contains approximately 120 properties. Here you’ll find everything from new luxury estates on lots as big as one acre to dignified single-level older homes that are well-tended by their owners. Approximately 40 homes in Portlock on located on the ocean, providing stunning views across Maunalua Bay. The neighborhood is home to a drive-in boat harbor – one of the only ones in the state. The median sales price in Portlock is approximately $860,000.

The Portlock lifestyle

Portlock is one of three Hawaii Kai neighborhoods that wrap around the base of Koko Head – the other two being Triangle and Koko Kai. It was once an ancient fishing spot that was kept secret and passed down from generation to generation. It’s now one of the most exclusive neighborhoods on Oahu, named after Nathaniel Portlock, once a member of Captain Cook’s crew and the first European to reach Maunalua Bay. Located only 30 minutes from downtown Honolulu, Portlock is quiet and serene with friendly neighbors and a strong community spirit.

Portlock amenities

As one of the premier communities in the Honolulu area, there is no shortage of amenities for residents of Portlock to enjoy. Surfers will enjoy the consistent waves found at China Walls Surf Spot, an exposed reef break found at the southern tip of Hawaii Kai. Hiking to the top of Koko Head Crater is a popular pastime and you’ll be rewarded with awe-inspiring views. And of course, you can indulge in all the beachfront pastimes you enjoy on Maunalua Bay including kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. For those daring enough, head to Spitting Cave, a huge cliff jump just around the corner from China Walls.

All conveniences are located nearby, including popular restaurants along the marina front. Commuting is easy from Portlock with its close proximity to urban centers and commercial districts. Everything you could want is at your fingertips in Portlock, which is why this is such an exceptional place to call home!

Portlock schools

Students in Portlock are served by the highly-rated Honolulu Public School District. Koko Head Elementary School is a renowned school in the neighborhood that consistently earns high marks and boasts successful graduates such as Bruno Mars. There are also several private and charter schools in the area that serve students living in Portlock.

Explore Portlock in Hawaii Kai today!

Would you like to find out more about living the Portlock life in Hawaii? Then view available properties and contact Keller Williams Honolulu at 808-596-2888 or [email protected] to schedule your private viewing today! We know Hawaii real estate and would be delighted to show you all that Portlock has to offer.

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