House of the Day: Hawaii's Lush Life at Its Peak

Some classic movies were filmed in Hawaii: "From Here to Eternity," "Blue Hawaii," "The Endless Summer," "South Pacific." And it's no wonder, with its white sand beaches, jewel-toned waters and stunning real estate.

Take, for example, this seriously movie-worthy, $17.3 million mountaintop estate in Honolulu that makes me want to haul out and move to the Aloha State. Like, immediately.

Not only does this 15,444-square-foot gem, nestled deep in the lush tropical greenery over Kahala, offer a panoramic view of Honolulu and Diamond Head, it's also very family-friendly. With seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a family room, fireplaces, an open lanai and an in-ground swimming pool (complete with water slide!), the estate is a wonderland for kids and adults alike. Plus, it's in close proximity to Kaimuki Junior High and Wilson Elementary School.

Ashley Saculla from Coldwell Banker Pacific has the listing.

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