Waianae's Tranquil Tropical Atmosphere

Peaceful. Quiet. Beautiful. This Hawaiian paradise has everything you'd expect — postcard-worthy views of the mountains, lush vegetations everywhere you turn, wide open skies, and magnificent beaches. Primarily residential, it offers a laid-back way of life for its residents amid a variety of amenities and a lifestyle that many homeowners can only dream of.

If you're relocating to Oahu for the military, here is everything you need to know about the area, from commuting times to local schools. 

Distance from Waianae to Nearby Military Bases

We know that finding a home close to the military base is important. Here are the approximate commute times from the center of town to these bases on Oahu:

Distance to Schofield Barracks: 40 min.

Distance to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Air Force Base: 45 min.

Distance to US Marine Corps Base Kaneohe: 50 min.

Distance to Ft. Shafter: 45 min.

Distance to Coast Guard Air Station Barber's Point: 30 min.

Distance to Wheeler Air Base: 35 min.

Living in This Beautiful Hawaiian City

Surrounded by ancient mountains and nestled against the mighty Pacific Ocean, Waianae truly boasts a one-of-a-kind lifestyle focused on the beauty and tranquility of nature. It's the perfect destination for those seeking a tropical retreat to call home. 

Top Attractions and Points of Interest

Of course Hawaii has its well-known scenery and tropical lifestyle, but if you're making this city your new home, you want to discover its truly local experiences that you cannot find anywhere else. Here's an interactive map of the top local things to do in Waianae: 

Lounge at Its Beachfront Parks

Only residents can appreciate the area's beauty day in and day out, and where better to experience picture-perfect views and spectacular camping areas than Waianae's beachfront parks? There you can also feel the sea breezes, the sand, the sun, and the laid-back lifestyle that it offers. Be sure to visit these great parks:

  • Kea'au Beach Park
  • Makaha Beach Park
  • Pokai Bay Beach Park
  • Waianae Regional Park

Its Fantastic Local Schools

A quick note about Hawaii's public schools: Areas are divided into "complexes" with one high school and corresponding elementary and intermediate schools. Waianae falls within the Waianae Complex and is served by these schools:

  • Leihoku Elementary
  • Maili Elementary
  • Makaha Elementary
  • Waianae Elementary
  • Waianae Intermediate
  • Waianae High
  • Ka Waihona o ka Na?auao Public Charter School
  • Kamaile Academy Public Charter School

Relocating to Hawaii for Military?

We are your Schofield Barracks military relocation experts, and will work tirelessly to make sure that you and your family have all the resources and guidance you need to transition smoothly to Hawaii, whether it's information about the local schools or mortgage pre-qualification. 

How can we best serve you? Give us a call at 808-389-0489 or email us at ken.gines@hawaiimoves.com and we can talk about your plans.

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