Diamond Head

Overview for Diamond Head, HI

10,717 people live in Diamond Head, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $55,550. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

43 years

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Diamond Head: The Crown Jewel of Honolulu

A prestigious neighborhood encircling a historic landmark

Perched on the eastern end of Waikiki, Diamond Head is a distinguished neighborhood that encircles the iconic Diamond Head Crater, a symbol of Hawaii's natural beauty and historical significance. Its name, Diamond Head, stems from the 19th-century British sailors who mistook the area's calcite crystals for diamonds. With its luxurious homes, scenic vistas, and proximity to the energetic vibe of Waikiki, Diamond Head epitomizes a high-end Hawaiian lifestyle while embracing the island's rich cultural history.

Historically, the Diamond Head Crater, known as Lē‘ahi to Native Hawaiians, was a strategic military lookout. Today, the neighborhood is a serene yet prestigious area, known for its upscale real estate, well-maintained parks, and the tranquil Diamond Head Beach Park.

The real estate in Diamond Head is synonymous with luxury and elegance, offering a range of upscale single-family homes, beachfront properties, and modern condominiums. The architectural designs here meld modern sophistication with traditional Hawaiian aesthetics, providing a unique and opulent living experience.

What to Love

  • The iconic Diamond Head Crater offering historical significance and recreational opportunities
  • Luxurious real estate options with breathtaking ocean and mountain views
  • Proximity to Waikiki’s vibrant lifestyle and Honolulu’s urban conveniences

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Diamond Head is a blend of tranquility, luxury, and outdoor living. Residents enjoy easy access to pristine beaches, the Diamond Head State Monument, and the inviting green spaces of Kapiolani Park. The nearby Waikiki offers a plethora of dining, shopping, and entertainment options.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

From casual eateries to fine dining establishments, the dining scene around Diamond Head caters to a variety of tastes. The nearby Kapahulu Avenue is home to local favorites like Ono Hawaiian Foods and Leonard's Bakery. Shopping enthusiasts can head to the Kahala Mall for a range of retail stores and boutiques.

Things to Do

Hiking the Diamond Head Summit Trail is a must-do activity, offering panoramic views of Honolulu and the Pacific Ocean. The nearby Diamond Head Theatre provides a dose of local arts and culture, while the pristine beaches offer a perfect setting for relaxation and water sports.


Diamond Head is more than just a prestigious address; it's a community that enjoys the finer things in life while staying connected to Hawaii's natural beauty and cultural heritage.

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Nearby in Diamond Head, HI

There's plenty to do around Diamond Head, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ming Hing Meat and Seafood Market, Papi’s Empanadas, and Cafe Daisy Aloha Tower.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.82 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.17 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.86 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.67 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.51 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Diamond Head, HI

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The following schools are within or nearby Diamond Head. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Waikiki Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Variety School Of Hawaii
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
La Pietra Hawaii School For Girls
6th - 12th
No rating available
Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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