is an area of Honolulu
located northeast of downtown Honolulu
generally stretching east to west from Punahou Street to Pensacola Street and north to south from Round Top Drive/Makiki Heights Drive to Lunalilo Freeway. Punchbowl
, an extinct tuff cone
, and Tantalus
, tower over the Makiki neighborhood. The geographic layout of this area is primarily older houses, smaller apartment buildings, and side streets. Major roadways include Punahou Street, Pensacola Street, Piikoi Street, Nehoa Street, and Wilder Avenue. The area also includes a fire station, hospital, public school system, private schools including Punahou School
, several churches of various denominations, market place, and parks.
Two Makiki community organizations, Hui o Makiki and Friends of Makiki Community Library, have partnered together to create a with information about educational, cultural, recreational, and social-service offerings in the Makiki area, including a calendar of events.