Oahu Neighborhood Tour – Launani Valley

Launani Valley:  The Central Oahu neighborhood you’ve never heard of.

Launani Sign (2)

Located in Central Oahu, just behind Mililani Mauka, is Launani Valley, a peaceful and inspiring neighborhood that was developed in the mid-90’s/early 2000’s.  Longtime Mililani residents describe Launani Valley’s climate as being similar to “Wahiawa Weather”, meaning cool enough in the summer to not need air conditioning, and frosty enough in the winter to require a full complement of blankets and sweatshirts.  It ain’t the arctic circle, but by Oahu standards, it can get COLD (in the mid-50’s).

The Launani Valley Community Association (LVCA) is a master association that is comprised of 833 homeowners in 6 condominium projects.

Launani Valley Aerial
Launani Valley – Aerial View of its 6 Condominium Projects
Project Year Built 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed Total
Gardens at Launani Valley 1993 206 32 238
Ridge at Launani Valley 1992 138 44 182
Streamside at Launani Valley 1996 / 2000 60 24 84
Terraces at Launani Valley 1995 / 2000 100 50 150
Woodcreek 2000-2003 56 46 102
Woodcreek Crossing 2003-2004 39 38 77
  Totals 504 245 84 833

As shown, most of the condominium units in Launani Valley have either two or three bedrooms.  The Woodcreek and Woodcreek Crossing developments have a total of 84 four-bedroom units.  While many of the Woodcreek and Woodcreek Crossing units have single family designs–like the rest of the homes in Launani Valley, they are legally condominiums.

AVERAGE UNIT SIZE IN SQUARE FEET
Project 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed Overall
Gardens at Launani Valley 792 925 810
Ridge at Launani Valley 772 893 801
Streamside at Launani Valley 833 927 860
Terraces at Launani Valley 1,095 1,289 1,160
Woodcreek 1,260 1,450 1,346
Woodcreek Crossing 1,200 1,531 1,363

The Gardens, Ridge, and Streamside units have floor areas that are typically in the 800 to 860 square foot range. The Terraces units are larger, averaging over 1,100 square feet.  Woodcreek and Woodcreek Crossing host a mix of single family condo and duplex units–each project averages about 1,350 square feet of living area.

The following amenities are available to Launani Valley residents:

  • Two Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • Children’s Playground
  • Paved Jogging Path
  • Comfort Station
  • Extensively Landscaped Greenbelts
  • Full Time Site Manager
Launani Valley Amenities

Launani Valley Amenities

LVCA Rec Center

LVCA Rec Center

In a future article, I’ll discuss details of each condominium project.

Questions or comments?  Please leave them in the comment  box below, I would be happy to clarify and/or expand.

Aloha, Chris

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About Chris Ponsar
I'm a commercial and high-end residential real estate appraiser in Hawaii. I'm passionate about appraisal and valuation issues in the same way some folks obsess over football, shopping, or bacon. I love this stuff.

4 Responses to Oahu Neighborhood Tour – Launani Valley

  1. Tamara Staton says:

    Hi we are moving to the Terraces in Launani Valley on the 20th and we were wondering if you allow the installation of directv in the condo.
    Thank You
    Tamara Staton

    • Chris Ponsar says:

      Hi Tamara. The short answer is yes, but there are some strings attached.

      Send me an email and I’ll put you in touch with the site manager. chris (at) chrisponsar (dot) com

  2. Jasmine says:

    How do I get to the bottom of who is in charge of the Launani Valley Association? City and county? Who why is the restrooms at the park never open.

    • Chris Ponsar says:

      Hi Jasmine, the restrooms are maintained by the Launani Valley Community Association (LVCA) and it is purposely kept locked 24/7–keys are available to all 833 owners in the Valley. If you are a tenant, please ask the unit owner for the key.

      If all else fails, feel free to send me an email and I’ll put you in touch with Rolando, the site manager–he can get you a key. My email is: chris (at) chrisponsar (dot) com

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