Hawaii Loa Ridge is a world class gated community of over 500 homes situated on the south shore of the island of Oahu, State of Hawaii. Within Honolulu and only 15 to 20 minutes away from Waikiki Beach and downtown Honolulu, Hawaii Loa Ridge is set in the foothills of the Ko'olau Mountains. Hawaii Loa Ridge homes come complete with spectacular sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean from famous Diamond Head to Koko Crater and beyond. Many Hawaii Loa Ridge homes have spectacular sunset views. The list of amenities includes private roads with controlled access, tennis courts, a private park with picnic stations, 24 hour mobile security, a community building, maintained common landscape areas, and a professionally managed homeowners association. This is the most prestigious of the handful of gated communities on Oahu. As one of the world's premier residential neighborhoods, Hawaii Loa Ridge was conceived specifically for those who demand the ultimate in exclusive living. "The Ridge" has become a haven of elegant and luxurious homes on remarkably beautiful and unique real estate. For many people, this is the ultimate Oahu real estate. Real Estate Statistics: The average price for a home in Hawaii Loa Ridge is around $3.6 million, with the average living area under the roof at about 4,300 square feet. This makes the average square foot price for these homes $837. A typical home in Hawaii Loa Ridge has four bedrooms, a pool with fenced yard, and was built around 1996. There are still a few vacant lots in Hawaii Loa Ridge, some of which comes up for sale from time to time. Area: Approximately 2 miles to the east from Hawaii Loa Ridge is Hawaii Kai Marina and shopping center. There are fine restaurants, movie theaters, shopping and more to find here. Just another mile ahead is world famous Hanauma Bay, a fabulous place to snorkel to check out a protected reef full of fish and marine life. Hawaii Kai golf course is only a couple of more miles down the road, offering some of the best golfing on east Oahu. Popular Sandy Beach is also a short drive. If you head west, Kahala Mall is just 5 minutes by car, offering the finest in shopping, without the crowds often associated with it. Activities: If you are an outdoors person, the hike along Hawaii Loa Ridge trail takes about three to four hours and offers some of Oahu’s most dramatic and breathtaking scenery. For the aquatic person the beach is literally across the street. Surfing, fishing, boating and jet skiing are all part of what this unique area has to offer.