Looking for an affordable city in Hawaii that has both budget-friendly homes and tons of exciting things to do? Waimalu should be at the top of your list! Just 20 minutes from Honolulu, this Oahu city is the ultimate place to be if you want to live close to the city without having to pay city prices.
Not to mention, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is nearby, which means Waimalu is a perfect place for military families to settle down—especially with fantastic schools like Waimalu Elementary and Pearl City High School also in the area.
Things to Do in Waimalu⬇️
Book a tee time and get a round of golf in at Pearl Country Club, which is ranked as one of the best golf courses in Oahu. Shop at over 170 shops like Pandora, Macy’s, and Foot Locker at Pearlridge Center, the largest indoor mall in Hawaii. Learn about one of the biggest moments in U.S. history at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial. Go camping or hiking to see panoramic views of Oahu at the Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area. Order Apple Caramel Pancakes, a Blueberry Crepe, or Chocolate Chip Waffle for breakfast at Pancakes & Waffles B.L.D. Enjoy Asian-inspired dishes like Loco Moco, Fried Calamari, or Teriyaki Salmon at The Alley Restaurant. Dine out with the family and feast on a Hot Pastrami Sandwich, Avocado Bacon Burger, or Shrimp Louie Salad at Anna Miller’s. Or satisfy your sweet tooth with Rainbow Sherbet, Kulolo, or Green Tea Ice Cream at Dave’s Hawaiian Ice Cream.