Makiki is a bustling neighborhood of Honolulu next to Kakaako and home to about 18,600 people who mostly work in services, administrative and retail professions. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhoods of Kakaako and Ala Moana - Kakaako.
Cost of Living and Demographics
With its attractive range of amenities and overall charm, Makiki is a more expensive city than nearby Kakaako. While Kakaako's average cost per household comes to $33.8K/year, Makiki's comes to $53.9K/year.
Makiki is unlike the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako with respect to average household size. In Makiki, there are 1.92 people per household, while in Kakaako there are 1.15 people per household. The two areas are more alike in terms of median age and the percentage of homes with children. The median age of Makiki residents is 30 and in Kakaako it's 28. Furthermore, 17% of Makiki households have children and 12% of Kakaako households have children.
At $67.8K, the average income level in Makiki is significantly higher than that of Kakaako's, which stands at $33.1K.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in Makiki center are S Beretania St. and Keeaumoku St. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Makiki will be an ideal place for you to rent. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Makiki without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Wine and dine yourself in Makiki with dinner at Peppa's Korean Bbq and drinks at Leilani Lounge. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like Pizza Hut and Subway are to be found in the neighborhood.
Take in some fresh air at Ala Moana Regional Park.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in Makiki.
Makiki has multiple grocery stores in the area, including T K Mini Mart and Hanapa'a Sushi Co. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Village Market and Safeway.
Add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment with something from Robyn Buntin's Picture Framing. The store is located at located on S Beretania St.
Local Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in Makiki are Hawaiian Mission Academy, Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School and Queen Kaahumanu Elementary School. Ultimately, it is important to consult with local districts to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School and Queen Kaahumanu Elementary School both have low student-teacher ratios. At Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School it's 15-to-1 and at Queen Kaahumanu Elementary School it's the same.
The only district in the neighborhood, Hawaii Public district has a total enrollment of 182,800 students and 11,400 teachers, for a student teacher ratio of 16-to-1. There are 70 high schools, 59 middle schools and 210 elementary schools in the district.