Aina Haina Real Estate
Living in Aina Haina
About Aina Haina
Aina Haina is a residential community developed in East Honolulu and is situated between Waialae Iki Ridge and Hawaii Loa Ridge. This is a coastal neighborhood
i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) and has easy access to the coastline that allows for water activities, such as kayaking, stand up paddle (SUP) boarding and surfing. There are
also hiking trails in the area that offer a glimpse into what makes living in Hawaii so special.
Aina Haina real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom)
to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the
residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Aina Haina
neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of
residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Aina Haina has two elementary schools (Aina Haina Elementary School and Holy Nativity
School) and a shopping center.
Aina Haina Elementary School is located in East Honolulu, serving the children of
families residing from Waialae Iki to Kuliouou. Parents participate actively in their
children’s schooling and support the efforts of the school. This PTA support has
enabled the school to provide instruction in art, music, and dance in addition to
academic subjects. The school offers a technology-rich environment with both wired
and wireless connection to the internet and multimedia computers in the classrooms
and computer labs. The school also offers Japanese Language instruction to all
grades. Additional information, including test scores, is located on the Department of
Education School Status and Improvement Report site.
Holy Nativity School is a private day school established in 1949 by the Episcopal
Church of the Holy Nativity, located in Aina Haina Valley on O‘ahu’s east end. This
co-educational school serves children from three years old through grade six and is
accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Holy Nativity School
is a member of the Hawai‘i Association of Independent Schools, the Hawai‘i Council of
Private Schools, the National Association of Episcopal Schools, and the Council for
Spiritual and Ethical Education.
Shopping in Aina Haina
Aina Haina Shopping Center is conveniently located in the heart of East Oahu’s Aina
Haina community, at the intersection of Kalanianaole Highway and West Hind Drive,
the recently renovated Aina Haina Shopping Center offers a variety of services,
shopping and dining experiences.
Aina Haina was named after local dairyman and owner of Hind-Clarke Dairy, Robert
Hind. Aina Haina in the Hawaiian language means “Hind’s Land”.