Luxury Real Estate Along the Honolulu Marathon Course

The 2010 Honolulu Marathon is coming up this weekend on Oahu.

This Hokua unit 30G (MLS# 1014598) priced at $2,160,000 overlooks Ala Moana Beach Park

The Start—The course starts at Ala Moana Beach Park and heads towards downtown Honolulu and Chinatown. The runners then loop around on King Street back towards Ala Moana heading east.

This Trump Tower 3507 (MLS# 2916155) in Waikiki is listed at $3,950,000

Mile 5—The runners make their way through Waikiki past many retail shops, high-rises, and hotels. Once through Waikiki, they make their way around Kapiolani Park (ultimate finish), and up around the lookout at Diamond Head.

This home on Kilaua Ave. (MLS# 1009652) in Kahala is listed for $2,800,000

Mile 10—The racers turn on to Kilauea Ave. to run through Kahala, then ultimately to Kalanianaole highway heading east towards Waialae Iki, Kahala Kua, Aina Haina, Hawaii Loa Ridge, Kuliouou, and into Hawaii Kai.

This marina front Kalele Kai 1008 (MLS# 1011859) on Keahole St. is listed for $1,150,000

Mile 16—Everyone turns left onto Hawaii Kai Drive to go through the heart of Hawaii Kai and around the marina, and back towards Kalanianaole Hwy. on Keahole Street. From there, the racers pass Wailupe and oceanfront homes heading back towards Kahala.

This home on Kealaolu Ave. (MLS# 1007667) in Kahala is listed for $2,695,000

Mile 22—The course turns on to Kealaolu St. in Kahala along Waialae golf course where the Sony Open is hosted every year. From there, everyone marches down Kahala Ave. where some of the nicest oceanfront homes in the state are such as this $32.5 Million estate that was listed last month.

This home (MLS# 1011869) is at the merger of Kahala Ave. and Diamond Head Road

Mile 24—Just as everyone is really starting to feel the pain, the road inclines toward the merger of Kahala Ave. and Diamond Head Road for one last stretch to the peak up past the lookout at Diamond Head. Then, it is downhill for the home stretch.

Diamond Head Apartments 303/304 (MLS# 1008095) is on Kalakaua Ave. right before the finish

The Finish—The home stretch is on Kalakaua Ave. with gorgeous buildings of the Gold Coast on your left and Kapiolani park on the right. Wow! I got tired just talking about all this…Good luck to everyone on Sunday, and be safe.

If you have further interest in luxury real estate on Oahu, contact me for more information.

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