Manoa is a residential neighborhood situated in a valley near Honolulu. The real estate in Manoa is pricey as compared to other neighborhoods on Oahu due to the lack of inventory but high demand to live here. Manoa is well known for is the amount of rain it gets, which makes it rich in vegetation. In fact, Manoa means “thick” in Hawaiian – and it definitely lives up to that name.
The central shopping area is the Manoa Marketplace, which serves as a farmer’s market for several days of the week with interesting and unique foods, baked goods, and fish. Historically, Manoa is the site of the first sugarcane and coffee plantations – a major economic draw for the community. Also you will find Manoa Valley theater where you can see different plays throughout the year.
Manoa is also home to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, the flagship campus of the University of Hawaii System. If you are a sports fan, you can easily take a quick drive to the Stan Sheriff Center or Les Murakami Stadium to watch a game.
Manoa has many different types of real estate where you could potentially call home. The neighborhood has many houses that were built before the 1960s and low-rise condominiums. There are also a lot of new homes as well, if you're looking for something more modern. Home prices average over $1 million with an average living area of 2,500 square feet while condos average over $450,000 with an average living area of over 800 square feet.
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