About North Shore Real Estate
The North Shore of Oahu is known for big waves and multi-million dollar houses.
If you’re looking at homes on the North Share on Oahu, you probably do not work in Honolulu. With almost an hour trip into Town (without traffic), commuting really isn’t an ideal situation.
There is one 2-lane road that runs along the perimeter of the island that connects the local towns to the larger island community.
In the winter months, the North Shore is world-renown for its big waves. This will definitely bring out the crowds, local and tourist alike, to watch the surfers brave this wonder of nature.
If you love surfing or the quiet of the country, the North Shore area may be a good fit for you.
North Shore Properties
You can find homes & property for sale in North Shore neighborhoods right now. Use the links below and you’ll be looking over full MLS listings in moments.
There are a lot of neighborhoods on the North Shore. If you want to search for your next home by Neighborhood click here.
Oahu’s North Shore is known for its massive waves, and world-class surfing areas that bring international surfers to the magnificent shoreline between Kaena Point and Kahuku Point.
Waimea beach, Pipeline Beach, and Sunset Beach benefit from the North Pacific and sometimes have waves between 20 and 30 feet in height.
North Shore housing spreads along the shoreline, providing a breathtaking view of the Pacific. With big waves in the winter, and a calm ocean in the summer the ocean is available for all to enjoy all year long.
Most residents find that the local stores meet most of their needs, and the friendships that are developed in this small community creates a closeness that cannot be matched by other areas of the island.
This part of Oahu ideally fits a number of groups, particularly surfers, residents with local jobs, vacationers, and people who just want to live a quiet peaceful life.
The beach life is definitely front-and-center up here.
Parks and Recreation on the North Shore
The main activity on the North Shore is surfing. During the summer, diving and snorkeling is very popular.
The waves at Waimea Bay have become so popular that the Quicksilver Big Wave Invitational is held there annually. This event was created in memory of local legend Eddy Aikau.
Another famous beach on the North Shore is Ehukai Beach, which locals call ‘Banzai Pipeline’. It is one of the most distinguished surfing spots available and plays host to the surfing triple crown which comprises the Reef Hawaiian Pro, the O’Neill World Cup, and the Billabong Pipeline Masters.
There are plenty of activities to enjoy and include fishing, horseback riding, jet skiing, powered hang gliding, and scuba diving.
The North Shore has a number of parks available for your enjoyment. Kualoa Regional Park, Kaaawa Beach Park, Punaluu Beach Park, Swanzy Beach Park, Hauula Beach Park, Pounders Beach, Malaekahana State Park, and Haieiwa Beach Park are all family friendly and available year round for your enjoyment.
Also home to the Waimea Valley Audubon Center, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Polynesian Cultural Center, and the Dole Plantation there are many activities to enjoy.
The Turtle Bay resort is here, which also provides two world-class golf courses for those looking to hit the links.
North Shore Neighborhoods
You can find homes & property for sale in Haleiwa, Sunset & other North Shore neighborhoods right now. Use the links below and you’ll be looking over full MLS listings in moments.
|AG / Preserve||Kawailoa-North Shore||Malaekahana||Pupukea|
|Beach Parks||Kawela Bay||Metcalf Acres||Sunset Area|
|Haleiwa||Kuilima||Mokuleia||Sunset / Velzy|