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220 Apartments for rent in Ewa Beach, HI

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Kapilina Beach Homes
5100 Iroquois Ave
Ewa Beach, HI | Ewa
2 Bedrooms
$2,295
1115 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,375
1278 sqft
4 Bedrooms
$2,395
1428 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
Beachfront complex with relaxing views and excellent outdoor recreational areas. Spacious apartments with hardwood floors and in-unit laundry. Close to several golf courses and the historic Pearl Harbor naval base. Only one hour from Honolulu.
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91-869 Halalii Street
91-869 Halalii Street
Ewa Beach, HI | Ewa
6 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 23 at 07:50 PM
A 6 bedroom 2 bath single family house w/ family room, single car carport and a large rear fenced yard. Home is approved for foster care or care home services. Appliances include range/ oven and solar water heater.
1 Unit Available
91-339 Fort Weaver Road
91-339 Fort Weaver Road
Ewa Beach, HI | Ewa
1 Bedroom
$1,500
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
Available 11/01/20 Large 1 bedroom/1bath 1 block from ocean - Property Id: 376031 This is the bottom half of a 2 story.
1 Unit Available
91-652 Kilaha St Apt A1
91-652 Kilaha Street
Ewa Beach, HI | Ewa
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
1000 sqft
Last updated August 24 at 07:24 AM
Located very close to the beach and recently updated! Brand new luxury vinyl plank flooring and a fresh coat of paint throughout the entire unit. The bathroom has been updated with brand new tiling for the tub.
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1 Unit Available
91-2098 Kamakana St
91-2098 Kamakana Street
Ocean Pointe, HI | Ewa
4 Bedrooms
$3,800
1973 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:41 AM
91-2098 Kamakana St Available 10/01/20 Large Solar Electric Home with Central AC - This is a large 4 bedroom home with 2.5 bathrooms. Large Master with a true walk in closest with a built in organizer. 2nd Bedroom has a buit in organizer as well.
1 Unit Available
91-255 Lukini Pl
91-255 Lukini Place
Ewa Gentry, HI | Ewa
2 Bedrooms
$2,675
1400 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:41 AM
Fantasic 2 bedroom with loft in Ewa Gated Community! - AVAILABLE Sept 1,2020 Located in a private and secure gated community, this large 2 bedroom 2.5 bath features an upstairs loft.
1 Unit Available
91-272 Makalea St
91-272 Makalea Street
Ewa Gentry, HI | Ewa
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
1320 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:41 AM
3/2.5 Ewa Beach Home - CALL LOA FOR SHOWINGS (RS-80146) 808-670-8015 VIDEO TOUR: https://youtu.
1 Unit Available
91-1013 Kaihohonu Street
91-1013 Kaihohonu Street
Ocean Pointe, HI | Ewa
3 Bedrooms
$3,350
1816 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:40 AM
Enjoy living in Ocean Pointe which is not far from the new Ka Makana Ali'i Mall.
1 Unit Available
91-1005 Kai Loli Street
91-1005 Kai Loli Street
Ocean Pointe, HI | Ewa
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
1774 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:40 AM
Military discount available! Fully furnished! AVAILABLE: September 14th, 2020.  2 Story, 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath house in Ocean Pointe. 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath on ground floor. 2 Car detached garage. Central air conditioning.
1 Unit Available
91-1011 Waiemi Street
91-1011 Waiemi Street
Ocean Pointe, HI | Ewa
3 Bedrooms
$3,400
1592 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:40 AM
This Immaculate home is move in ready! Spacious with a beautiful open floor plan from kitchen, dining and living room area. Central AC, 3 bedrooms/2.
1 Unit Available
91-6221 Kapolei Parkway
91-6221 Kapolei Parkway
Ewa Gentry, HI | Ewa
3 Bedrooms
$3,400
1473 sqft
4 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 11:40 AM
Beautiful 3 Bedroom/2.5 Bath/ 2 Car garage in the highly desired community of Parkside. Spacious, open floor plan with many upgrades! Kitchen comes with newer stainless steel appliance, cherry colored cabinets, & a large walk in pantry.
1 Unit Available
91-1221 Kaiopua St.
91-1221 Kaiopua Street
Ocean Pointe, HI | Ewa
3 Bedrooms
$2,700
1364 sqft
Last updated May 14 at 09:36 AM
3br/2.
1 Unit Available
91-290 Hanapouli Cr. Unit 6I
91-290 Hanapouli Circle
Ewa Gentry, HI | Ewa
2 Bedrooms
$1,800
811 sqft
Last updated May 14 at 09:36 AM
91-290 Hanapouli Cr. Unit 6I Available 05/17/20 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 2 parking Townhouse - CALL WESLEY MAU FOR VIEWING @ (808) 383-6624 Tenant occupied, available on May 17, 2020 VIDEO TOUR: https://www.youtube.
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2 Units Available
Kapolei Lofts
761 Wakea Street
Kapolei, HI | Makakilo - Kapolei - Honokai Hale
1 Bedroom
$2,160
657 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 03:48 AM
E komo mai (welcome) to Kapolei Lofts. Elevate your lifestyle with a new 1, 2, or 3 bedroom apartment at our pet-friendly apartment community in Kapolei.
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14 Units Available
Oasis Townhomes
94-207 Wipahu Street
Waipahu, HI | Waipahu
2 Bedrooms
$1,567
882 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 11:28 AM
Located just 12 miles from Wheeler Army Airfield. Units include laundry, patios or balconies, hardwood floors, and walk-in closets. Community features BBQ grill, clubhouse, e-payments, gym, parking and pool
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13 Units Available
Kalaeloa
4285 Independence Rd
Kapolei, HI | Makakilo - Kapolei - Honokai Hale
2 Bedrooms
$2,443
1217 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,738
1397 sqft
4 Bedrooms
$3,088
1535 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:27 AM
Incredible townhome-style units in a close-knit community near stunning beaches and Oahu's greatest attractions. Eleven different floor plans to choose from. Close to H-1 Freeway and steps from shopping and entertainment.
1 Unit Available
91-1135 Iliahialoe Loop
91-1135 Iliahialoe Lp
Honolulu County, HI | Ewa
4 Bedrooms
$3,395
1563 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 11:41 AM
Beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home in the Hoopili neighborhood of Kapolei. Lots of natural lighting. Features split AC throughout, open floorplan, ceiling fans, stainless steel kitchen appliances, and blackout window coverings in each bedroom.
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91-1271 Kamaaha Avenue, #407 - 1
91-1271 Kama'aha Avenue
Kapolei, HI | Makakilo - Kapolei - Honokai Hale
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 04:40 AM
Nohona @ Kapolei, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, a small yard, 1 car garage with a driveway. Ceiling fans and AC window, Water and sewer included with rent. Luxury vinyl flooring with stainless stee appliances. Acces to Community center with pool.
1 Unit Available
92-435 Kaiaulu St. Rear
92-435 Kaiaulu Street
Makakilo, HI | Makakilo - Kapolei - Honokai Hale
Studio
$800
250 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 10:54 AM
Unfurnished detached studio in rear of property with private entrance, wall a/c unit. Application fee, credit report & screening required. References checked. No pets. $800 included utilities. 1 car off-street parking. Available on 11/1 occupancy.
1 Unit Available
1060 Kamehameha Highway - 1
1060 Kamehameha Highway
Pearl City, HI | Pearl City
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,000
890 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 10:54 AM
Beautifully updated 2BR/2BA unfurnished corner condo with 2 covered parking spaces on the 16th floor with panoramic views of Pearl Harbor and mountain townside views.
1 Unit Available
94-528 Kupuohi Street #104 - 1
94-528 Kupuohi Street
Royal Kunia, HI | Waipahu
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$2,400
857 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 10:54 AM
This beautiful ground floor unit located in the complex of Kulana Knolls is ready for move in NOW! Unit is well maintained comes with all major appliances, a court yard , 2 open parking stalls with water and sewer included in the monthly rental fee.
1 Unit Available
91-1050 Puamaeole Street, #8V
91-1050 Puamaeole Street
Ewa Gentry, HI | Ewa
Studio
$1,300
414 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
Palm Villas Studio with 1 parking & A/C - Located in modern and desirable Ewa Beach's Palm Villas! This studio has over 400 square feet of living space, one covered parking, and a window A/C. Open lanai is perfect for enjoying meals outside.
1 Unit Available
91-1038 Kaiau St. #11C
91-1038 Kaiau Avenue
Kapolei, HI | Makakilo - Kapolei - Honokai Hale
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
701 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
Come and make this your sanctuary . - Pae Ko Gardens. Amazing 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom townhouse in Kapolei. 2 Parking Stalls. In-House Laundry. New Appliances. . Enclosed fenced yard, ADA Accessible as well as wider hallways.
1 Unit Available
1103 Acacia Rd. # 203
1103 Acacia Road
Pearl City, HI | Pearl City
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
607 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 24 at 09:42 AM
1103 Acacia Rd #203 (2Br/1Ba/1Pkg) - Nicely remodeled kitchen, full size washer and dryer, bonus of 2 lanais. Access to freeways nearby, close to parks, shopping, dining, and entertainment.
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How much is rent in Ewa Beach?
In Ewa Beach, the median rent is $1,592 for a studio, $1,782 for a 1-bedroom, $2,367 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,446 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Ewa Beach, check out our monthly Ewa Beach Rent Report.
How much is rent in Ewa Beach?
In Ewa Beach, the median rent is $1,592 for a studio, $1,782 for a 1-bedroom, $2,367 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,446 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Ewa Beach, check out our monthly Ewa Beach Rent Report.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Ewa Beach?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Ewa Beach apartments that allow pets.
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You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Ewa Beach apartments that allow pets.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Ewa Beach properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Ewa Beach properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How much should I pay for rent in Ewa Beach?
The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Ewa Beach.
How much should I pay for rent in Ewa Beach?
The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Ewa Beach.
How can I find off-campus housing in Ewa Beach?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Ewa Beach. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii Pacific University, Kapiolani Community College, and Honolulu Community College.
How can I find off-campus housing in Ewa Beach?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Ewa Beach. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii Pacific University, Kapiolani Community College, and Honolulu Community College.

Median Rent in Ewa Beach

Last updated Mar. 2014
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Ewa Beach is $1,782, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,367.
Studio
$1,592
1 Bed
$1,782
2 Beds
$2,367
3+ Beds
$3,446
City GuideEwa Beach
Ewa Beach's name, according to legend, was coined one day when the gods were playing a game called ula maika on the beach; one of the stones rolled astray, which led to the beach being named Ewa, meaning 'astray'.
Ewa Beach's name, according to legend, was coined one day when the gods were playing a game called ula maika on the beach; one of the stones rolled astray, which led to the beach being named Ewa, meaning 'astray'.

Ewa Beach, on the western coast of Oahu, has one of the best climates anywhere in Hawaii: hot, sunny and dry, with little annual rainfall to speak of. It is one of the quieter places to live in on Oahu, lacking the touristy feel of places like Waikiki or Honolulu, instead having more of a residential vibe. The beaches are less suitable for swimming due to the presence of a reef close in, but are perfect for surfing and snorkeling, and as such, are less busy than the sandy beaches in other areas along the coast.

Tips for renting in Ewa Beach

Here are some tips to help you find your feet in Ewa Beach:

Be prepared for sticker shock

You will find little difference in cost between two-bedroom apartments for rent in Ewa Beach and three- or even four-bedroom apartments in the same area, and rental prices are significantly lower than in nearby Kapolei. That said, the cost of living is still significantly higher than the national average, so what is a reasonable cost by Hawaiian standards will likely still give you sticker shock if you're new to the area.

Consider your commute

Depending on the time of day, your commute will either be a leisurely drive or a crazy-making crawl. Traffic is very congested during rush hour, so if your work is outside of Ewa Beach and during standard hours, you may want to consider public transport or working from home. However -- if your work is local, your hours are non-standard or your office is your home, traffic will not affect you, so it's all relative.

Read the fine print

Some studio apartments or one-bedroom apartments for rent have utilities included in the rent. Not only is this a way to reduce your cost of living, it also ensures that you have no nasty surprises when managing your budget. Not to mention, it may mean you can afford a slightly nicer place.

Drive around and check out the wider area

Before you commit to that fab little house to rent, do your homework. Don't just look at the house and the street, take a drive around the wider area and pay attention. Since there are no distinct neighborhoods in Ewa Beach, it's even more important to be sure of the future area you're going to be calling home before locking it down.

Be prepared to get social

Community is very important in Hawaii, so be prepared to participate in your new community and become an integral part of it. Attend social events, accept invitations and reciprocate them you can. Learn some basic Hawaiian phrases and vocabulary -- while you can get by fine with just English (it is the most widely spoken language on the island), Hawaiian is one of the official languages of the island and your efforts to learn it will be appreciated.

Tips for renting in Ewa Beach
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Here are some tips to help you find your feet in Ewa Beach:

Be prepared for sticker shock

You will find little difference in cost between two-bedroom apartments for rent in Ewa Beach and three- or even four-bedroom apartments in the same area, and rental prices are significantly lower than in nearby Kapolei. That said, the cost of living is still significantly higher than the national average, so what is a reasonable cost by Hawaiian standards will likely still give you sticker shock if you're new to the area.

Consider your commute

Depending on the time of day, your commute will either be a leisurely drive or a crazy-making crawl. Traffic is very congested during rush hour, so if your work is outside of Ewa Beach and during standard hours, you may want to consider public transport or working from home. However -- if your work is local, your hours are non-standard or your office is your home, traffic will not affect you, so it's all relative.

Read the fine print

Some studio apartments or one-bedroom apartments for rent have utilities included in the rent. Not only is this a way to reduce your cost of living, it also ensures that you have no nasty surprises when managing your budget. Not to mention, it may mean you can afford a slightly nicer place.

Drive around and check out the wider area

Before you commit to that fab little house to rent, do your homework. Don't just look at the house and the street, take a drive around the wider area and pay attention. Since there are no distinct neighborhoods in Ewa Beach, it's even more important to be sure of the future area you're going to be calling home before locking it down.

Be prepared to get social

Community is very important in Hawaii, so be prepared to participate in your new community and become an integral part of it. Attend social events, accept invitations and reciprocate them you can. Learn some basic Hawaiian phrases and vocabulary -- while you can get by fine with just English (it is the most widely spoken language on the island), Hawaiian is one of the official languages of the island and your efforts to learn it will be appreciated.

Life in Ewa Beach

Ewa Beach, once known for its sugar plantations, is a pleasant, relaxed beachfront community. Its industries include coffee, pineapple, maritime commerce, rice and sugar, and its history is strongly linked with that of the Hawaii Railway. It is not the business and trade hub that nearby Kapolei has become, nor is it as costly to live in; but with only a 12-minute drive to Kapolei and 33 minutes to Honolulu in non-rush hour traffic, it has easy access to the amenities and lifestyle offered by the bigger cities. Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake might take surfing lessons in Oahu, but your chances of running into them at laid-back Ewa Beach are probably slim to none.

Living in Ewa beach, you have several golf courses (Barbers Point Golf Course or Hawaii Prince Golf Club) to choose from for your Sunday morning tee hop, and numerous parks to relax in, sip your Starbucks, or go for a leisurely walk or an energizing run. Wander down to Restaurant Saito for a delicious wafu steak or visit the Ewa Seed Company for some shaved ice on a hot day. Have a night out (karaoke anyone?) at Ting's Place and catch some awesome headliners in concert at the aptly named MayJah RayJah in Waipahu, just north of Ewa Beach. Set yourself up with some snorkeling gear or a surfboard and join the locals in the surf on your days off. Or ask the locals for tips on the best sandy spots and swimming holes in the reef - they're a little hidden, but they're there, and being hidden means they aren't overrun with a zillion other swimmers.

If you've decided that Ewa Beach is the (hot and sunny) place for you, let your fingers do the walking and get to organizing your big move!! It's all there waiting for you, so carpe diem!!

Life in Ewa Beach
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Ewa Beach, once known for its sugar plantations, is a pleasant, relaxed beachfront community. Its industries include coffee, pineapple, maritime commerce, rice and sugar, and its history is strongly linked with that of the Hawaii Railway. It is not the business and trade hub that nearby Kapolei has become, nor is it as costly to live in; but with only a 12-minute drive to Kapolei and 33 minutes to Honolulu in non-rush hour traffic, it has easy access to the amenities and lifestyle offered by the bigger cities. Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake might take surfing lessons in Oahu, but your chances of running into them at laid-back Ewa Beach are probably slim to none.

Living in Ewa beach, you have several golf courses (Barbers Point Golf Course or Hawaii Prince Golf Club) to choose from for your Sunday morning tee hop, and numerous parks to relax in, sip your Starbucks, or go for a leisurely walk or an energizing run. Wander down to Restaurant Saito for a delicious wafu steak or visit the Ewa Seed Company for some shaved ice on a hot day. Have a night out (karaoke anyone?) at Ting's Place and catch some awesome headliners in concert at the aptly named MayJah RayJah in Waipahu, just north of Ewa Beach. Set yourself up with some snorkeling gear or a surfboard and join the locals in the surf on your days off. Or ask the locals for tips on the best sandy spots and swimming holes in the reef - they're a little hidden, but they're there, and being hidden means they aren't overrun with a zillion other swimmers.

If you've decided that Ewa Beach is the (hot and sunny) place for you, let your fingers do the walking and get to organizing your big move!! It's all there waiting for you, so carpe diem!!

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City GuideEwa Beach
Ewa Beach's name, according to legend, was coined one day when the gods were playing a game called ula maika on the beach; one of the stones rolled astray, which led to the beach being named Ewa, meaning 'astray'.
Ewa Beach's name, according to legend, was coined one day when the gods were playing a game called ula maika on the beach; one of the stones rolled astray, which led to the beach being named Ewa, meaning 'astray'.

Ewa Beach, on the western coast of Oahu, has one of the best climates anywhere in Hawaii: hot, sunny and dry, with little annual rainfall to speak of. It is one of the quieter places to live in on Oahu, lacking the touristy feel of places like Waikiki or Honolulu, instead having more of a residential vibe. The beaches are less suitable for swimming due to the presence of a reef close in, but are perfect for surfing and snorkeling, and as such, are less busy than the sandy beaches in other areas along the coast.

Tips for renting in Ewa Beach

Here are some tips to help you find your feet in Ewa Beach:

Be prepared for sticker shock

You will find little difference in cost between two-bedroom apartments for rent in Ewa Beach and three- or even four-bedroom apartments in the same area, and rental prices are significantly lower than in nearby Kapolei. That said, the cost of living is still significantly higher than the national average, so what is a reasonable cost by Hawaiian standards will likely still give you sticker shock if you're new to the area.

Consider your commute

Depending on the time of day, your commute will either be a leisurely drive or a crazy-making crawl. Traffic is very congested during rush hour, so if your work is outside of Ewa Beach and during standard hours, you may want to consider public transport or working from home. However -- if your work is local, your hours are non-standard or your office is your home, traffic will not affect you, so it's all relative.

Read the fine print

Some studio apartments or one-bedroom apartments for rent have utilities included in the rent. Not only is this a way to reduce your cost of living, it also ensures that you have no nasty surprises when managing your budget. Not to mention, it may mean you can afford a slightly nicer place.

Drive around and check out the wider area

Before you commit to that fab little house to rent, do your homework. Don't just look at the house and the street, take a drive around the wider area and pay attention. Since there are no distinct neighborhoods in Ewa Beach, it's even more important to be sure of the future area you're going to be calling home before locking it down.

Be prepared to get social

Community is very important in Hawaii, so be prepared to participate in your new community and become an integral part of it. Attend social events, accept invitations and reciprocate them you can. Learn some basic Hawaiian phrases and vocabulary -- while you can get by fine with just English (it is the most widely spoken language on the island), Hawaiian is one of the official languages of the island and your efforts to learn it will be appreciated.

Tips for renting in Ewa Beach
+

Here are some tips to help you find your feet in Ewa Beach:

Be prepared for sticker shock

You will find little difference in cost between two-bedroom apartments for rent in Ewa Beach and three- or even four-bedroom apartments in the same area, and rental prices are significantly lower than in nearby Kapolei. That said, the cost of living is still significantly higher than the national average, so what is a reasonable cost by Hawaiian standards will likely still give you sticker shock if you're new to the area.

Consider your commute

Depending on the time of day, your commute will either be a leisurely drive or a crazy-making crawl. Traffic is very congested during rush hour, so if your work is outside of Ewa Beach and during standard hours, you may want to consider public transport or working from home. However -- if your work is local, your hours are non-standard or your office is your home, traffic will not affect you, so it's all relative.

Read the fine print

Some studio apartments or one-bedroom apartments for rent have utilities included in the rent. Not only is this a way to reduce your cost of living, it also ensures that you have no nasty surprises when managing your budget. Not to mention, it may mean you can afford a slightly nicer place.

Drive around and check out the wider area

Before you commit to that fab little house to rent, do your homework. Don't just look at the house and the street, take a drive around the wider area and pay attention. Since there are no distinct neighborhoods in Ewa Beach, it's even more important to be sure of the future area you're going to be calling home before locking it down.

Be prepared to get social

Community is very important in Hawaii, so be prepared to participate in your new community and become an integral part of it. Attend social events, accept invitations and reciprocate them you can. Learn some basic Hawaiian phrases and vocabulary -- while you can get by fine with just English (it is the most widely spoken language on the island), Hawaiian is one of the official languages of the island and your efforts to learn it will be appreciated.

Life in Ewa Beach

Ewa Beach, once known for its sugar plantations, is a pleasant, relaxed beachfront community. Its industries include coffee, pineapple, maritime commerce, rice and sugar, and its history is strongly linked with that of the Hawaii Railway. It is not the business and trade hub that nearby Kapolei has become, nor is it as costly to live in; but with only a 12-minute drive to Kapolei and 33 minutes to Honolulu in non-rush hour traffic, it has easy access to the amenities and lifestyle offered by the bigger cities. Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake might take surfing lessons in Oahu, but your chances of running into them at laid-back Ewa Beach are probably slim to none.

Living in Ewa beach, you have several golf courses (Barbers Point Golf Course or Hawaii Prince Golf Club) to choose from for your Sunday morning tee hop, and numerous parks to relax in, sip your Starbucks, or go for a leisurely walk or an energizing run. Wander down to Restaurant Saito for a delicious wafu steak or visit the Ewa Seed Company for some shaved ice on a hot day. Have a night out (karaoke anyone?) at Ting's Place and catch some awesome headliners in concert at the aptly named MayJah RayJah in Waipahu, just north of Ewa Beach. Set yourself up with some snorkeling gear or a surfboard and join the locals in the surf on your days off. Or ask the locals for tips on the best sandy spots and swimming holes in the reef - they're a little hidden, but they're there, and being hidden means they aren't overrun with a zillion other swimmers.

If you've decided that Ewa Beach is the (hot and sunny) place for you, let your fingers do the walking and get to organizing your big move!! It's all there waiting for you, so carpe diem!!

Life in Ewa Beach
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Ewa Beach, once known for its sugar plantations, is a pleasant, relaxed beachfront community. Its industries include coffee, pineapple, maritime commerce, rice and sugar, and its history is strongly linked with that of the Hawaii Railway. It is not the business and trade hub that nearby Kapolei has become, nor is it as costly to live in; but with only a 12-minute drive to Kapolei and 33 minutes to Honolulu in non-rush hour traffic, it has easy access to the amenities and lifestyle offered by the bigger cities. Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake might take surfing lessons in Oahu, but your chances of running into them at laid-back Ewa Beach are probably slim to none.

Living in Ewa beach, you have several golf courses (Barbers Point Golf Course or Hawaii Prince Golf Club) to choose from for your Sunday morning tee hop, and numerous parks to relax in, sip your Starbucks, or go for a leisurely walk or an energizing run. Wander down to Restaurant Saito for a delicious wafu steak or visit the Ewa Seed Company for some shaved ice on a hot day. Have a night out (karaoke anyone?) at Ting's Place and catch some awesome headliners in concert at the aptly named MayJah RayJah in Waipahu, just north of Ewa Beach. Set yourself up with some snorkeling gear or a surfboard and join the locals in the surf on your days off. Or ask the locals for tips on the best sandy spots and swimming holes in the reef - they're a little hidden, but they're there, and being hidden means they aren't overrun with a zillion other swimmers.

If you've decided that Ewa Beach is the (hot and sunny) place for you, let your fingers do the walking and get to organizing your big move!! It's all there waiting for you, so carpe diem!!