My Favorite Honolulu Neighborhood: Palolo
By Douglas Fischer
(East Oahu Realty - Selling Honolulu, Hawaii Condos)
My Favorite Honolulu Neighborhood: Palolo Palolo is a quiet residential neighborhood in a valley that’s roughly 2,500 acres bordered by Waialae Avenue in the Kaimuki neighborhood. Palolo is also nearly adjacent east to the Manoa Valley. Filled with lush green vegetation, some of the most expensive homes in Oahu are located here with terrific ocean and hillside views. Elevation is higher here, so more rainfall is normal. Palolo is very convenient but is a relatively unknown community. Located less than four miles away from downtown Honolulu and about a mile away from the Diamond Head landmark, Palolo Valley is split between a fairly dense residential region and an agricultural region close to the mountains. Palolo stream bisects the valley, and the Koolau Mountain Range borders Palolo t...