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Best Assisted Living Facilities in Honolulu, HI

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1723 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96826 Rating

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4.3 (16)
3.5 (8)

Why choose this provider?

Kalakaua Gardens delivers assisted living care for senior residents of Honolulu and nearby areas. Its assisted living neighborhood has a wide range of amenities, from studio and one-bedroom suites and wall-to-wall windows to safety systems that include an emergency alert response, climate control, and in-room WiFi and cable television. Residents are provided with scheduled transportation, daily activities and wellness programs, social and cultural outings, and continuing education and fitness classes. Kalakaua Gardens also offers memory care, skilled nursing, and independent living options.

  • Independent Living
  • Meal Service
  • Fitness Classes

4389 Malia Street, Honolulu, HI 96821 Rating

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4.7 (15)
5.0 (12)
5.0 (2)

Why choose this provider?

Kāhala Nui is a retirement community offering senior life care services to Honolulu. It renders different levels of living assistance, including nursing support, memory loss care, housekeeping, and medication administration. Its team of healthcare professionals assist seniors in moving around, participating in recreational and wellness activities, and undergoing rehabilitation therapy. The facility is managed by the Kāhala Senior Living Community, a not-for-profit company that serves as a partner of the Alzheimer’s Association-Aloha Chapter and the Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi.

  • Memory Care

1812 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815 Rating

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4.1 (9)
4.0 (5)

Why choose this provider?

The Plaza at Waikiki is a senior living community that welcomes the elderly in the Honolulu community. It offers assisted living programs that focus on fostering independence in its residents and providing monthly rental apartment options. This program includes housekeeping and linen services, medication management, and support in bathing, grooming, and dressing. It provides residents with meals served restaurant-style and scheduled transportation for medical appointments, errands, and shopping. The facility also has memory care and an independent living program.

  • Independent Living
  • Memory Care

1221 Kapiolani Blvd. Suite 940, Honolulu, HI 96814 Rating

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3.0 (21)
4.2 (13)
4.7 (13)

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Wilson Care Group has been providing an array of services in Honolulu and nearby locations for over 25 years. Its elderly care solutions aim to develop patients' social interaction skills. The institution helps elderlies with their grooming, bathing, and dressing. It has living rooms with big-screen televisions as well as kitchen and dining areas. It also offers pain management, catheter insertion, and medication administration services. Wilson Care Group is a member of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii.

  • nursing home

Compare our Top Assisted Living Facilities

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Kalakaua Gardens
1723 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96826
Kahala Nui
4389 Malia Street, Honolulu, HI 96821
The Plaza at Waikiki
1812 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
Wilson Care Group
1221 Kapiolani Blvd. Suite 940, Honolulu, HI 96814


  • How is assisted living different from a nursing home?

    Nursing homes are for people who require round-the-clock care, while assisted living facilities are for those who need some help, but are also capable of managing some of their daily activities on their own. Nursing homes are more expensive, and may look more like a clinic or hospital rather than a home.

  • What are Activities of Daily Living or "ADLs"?

    You’ll hear about ADLs, or Activities of Daily Living, when you’re researching assisted living facilities. These are the basic tasks that we undertake each day, such as dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting, and walking. Not being able to do several of the ADLs is a sign that you or your loved one should consider moving to an assisted living facility.

  • Do I pay for assisted living on a monthly basis?

    Usually, yes. You should receive a statement each month that indicates the base fee (the rent you're paying for your space) along with a services fee, which covers the time spent by staff members helping the resident with their ADLs.

  • Are there low-cost options for assisted living facilities?

    HUD (U.S. Housing and Urban Development) has a program called Section 202 that provides supportive housing for very low-income elders, and your local agency for the elderly will have information on state and regional programs.

  • Am I allowed to keep my car at an assisted living facility?

    Probably, but you will need to talk to the facility to find out what its rules are for residential driving. There may be an additional parking fee required. If you do not drive, your facility should be able to offer rides to shopping and health care appointments.

  • Do assisted living facilities allow pets?

    They may — you will need to ask if your pet is allowed. Cats are often fine, but there may be restrictions on large dog breeds or on the number of pets that are allowed.

  • What happens if the resident’s health declines after they are in an assisted living facility?

    Many assisted living facilities include several levels of care, so if declining health means that more care is required, they can stay where they are, although the cost will increase. You can also consider hiring a private duty nurse or moving the resident to a more comprehensive care nursing home.