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Getting Yourself Oriented
Ko Olina Resort is located on the southwestern part of the island of Oahu. It is home to Four Seasons Resort, Aulani Disney Resort and Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club as well as an award-winning golf course, four pristine lagoons, and beautiful residential homes. Ko Olina means “a place of joy” which is exactly what residents and visitors alike get to experience each day in this luxurious community!
Getting to the Beach Villas
If you will not have a rental car, there are other forms of transportation to the Beach Villas:
Shuttle (offers private and shared; needs to be booked in advance)
Turo (privately-owned vehicle rentals)
If you are renting a car, it may help to sign up for a fast pass to help you get through the line quicker.
The Beach Villas is situated approximately 20 miles from the Honolulu International Airport.
Click on this location link below for Google directions from the airport
*From Honolulu Airport (Daniel Inouye Airport) to Beach Villas in Ko Olina Resort*
If you don’t have Google Maps and are using another GPS app/device, you can type in the following address:
92-106 Waialii Place, Kapolei, HI, 96707
If you prefer not to rely on technology, here are the step-by-step directions:
• Upon leaving the airport take H-1 West (Highway 1 West) towards Waianae (16 miles)
• Stay on H-1 West until it ends and turns into H1-93 West ( 2 miles)
• Take the exit for Ko Olina
• Continue driving over the bridge then you will pass up the Ko Olina welcome booth
• Take the 3rd turn on Waialii Place after the welcome booth (1 mile)
• Drive all the way down and then into the entrance of Beach Villas to your left
It is against the law in the state of Hawaii for any driver to be holding a cell phone while operating a vehicle, even when the vehicle is stopped. If you will be using your phone to provide directions, please prepare it before leaving the airport or have your passenger operate it.
Your villa includes an assigned parking stall. If you are planning on having more than one vehicle, please let us know so we can make arrangements with the front desk. If you require a handicap parking stall, please notify us as soon as possible.
About a day or two before arrival our property manager will be contacting you to arrange a certain time for check in as it is by appointment only. They will meet you at the designated meet time in the lobby then after check in will orient you around the villa.
Normal check-in is 4:00pm, however, if you are arriving before this, we will do our best to accommodate you.
If we are unable to check you in sooner, we will be happy to suggest plenty of options to fill in some time!
First time Hawaii Visitor
You’ve chosen to come to one of the most exquisite places on earth!
We want you to enjoy and take in as much of Hawaii as possible.
Here is some information to help you along the way.
- Hawaii is made up of a chain of islands. There are 8 main ones: Big Island (where the active volcanoes are), Kauai, Maui, Niihau (a private island with limited access), Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and Oahu (where Honolulu is located).
- Yes, it SNOWS here! The slopes of Mauna Kea on the Big Island see snow during the winter months but there are no lifts or resorts.
- Hawaii became the 50th state on August 20, 1959. It used to be governed by a monarchy.
- Hawaii has the only royal palace on American soil (Iolani Palace)
- Hawaii has its own time zone, and we don’t observe daylight savings time.
- There are no rabies or snakes here.
- According to the Hawaii Census Bureau, the 2018 estimated population is a little over 1.4 million people.
- You won’t find any roadside billboards here.
Pidgin is a very casual form of language that a lot of the locals use. The language incorporates many words that are not found in the English dictionary. Here are a few of the more common words and phrases:
Aloha – means hello, good bye or love
Da kine – refers to almost anything. In general it means “the kind” or “that thing”.
Howzit – another way to say “How are you?”
Kama’aina (ka-ma-eye-na) – a local person or someone who’s lived here a while
Kane (ka-nay) – man
Keiki (kay-kee) – child/children
Kokua (ko-ku-ah) – help or assistance. Ex: “Please kokua and pick up your trash.”
Mahalo – thank you
Ohana – family
Ono (oh no) – delicious. Ex: “That steak was ono!”
Pau (pronounced “pow”) – means finished/done. Ex: “Are you pau eating?”
Wahine (wa-hee-nay) – woman
The shaka—“hang loose”. This friendly gesture can mean a “hello” or “thank you”.
It is said that hula originated in the Hawaiian islands and dates back to ancient times. It has evolved from a sacred, ritualistic dance and as a way to pass on history with its chants, movements and expressions, to being banned for about a decade after the Christian missionaries arrived, and finally into the beautiful contemporary art form it is today. Other Polynesian cultures have their own form of “hula” which is very distinct from the Hawaiian hula. When you attend a luau or visit the Polynesian Cultural Center, you’ll witness the different dance styles of Tahiti, Samoa, Tonga, and Fiji to name a few.
Hawaii receives the most direct overhead sunlight than anywhere on the mainland (less atmospheric filters) which means much more exposure to the sun’s rays. A very bad sunburn will ruin your vacation. We recommend always wearing a strong sunscreen, especially for children who will be playing in the pool and beach. Follow product instructions for reapplying even though it claims to be waterproof – this is equally important. Swim shirts (aka rash guards) can be found at places like Walmart or Target.
Hawaii has some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world! Use caution when entering the ocean. It’s highly advisable not to swim when conditions are rough. Find a beach that has lifeguards and always follow ocean guidelines. Don’t go in when the water is murky.
You may be lucky to see a Hawaiian monk seal coming to shore to rest or even green sea turtles frolic near the shore. Both of these animals are protected under federal and state laws. You can marvel at these creatures but please keep your distance as there are hefty fines imposed if you get too close.
Box jellyfish make their way to the shoreline each month around 9-10 days after the full moon. It’s highly recommended to stay out of the water if you see them.
RULES & SAFETY
We are located in a residential community and, although this is a holiday destination, it’s home to many people. As such we ask that you respect their privacy and their right to peaceful living.
Specifically, between the hours of 9:00pm and 8:00am noise should be kept to a minimum.
No pets please
Lanais – No towels, clothing or other objects may be draped over railings. No overnight sleeping, drying racks, toys, or beach equipment, etc. may be left on lanais.
* Vehicles must be parked in assigned stalls wholly within the lines and display a valid parking permit. If your vehicle is too large to fit in your stall, please see the Front Desk.
* No excessive noise or nuisances are allowed anywhere on the premises which may disturb the comfort and quiet enjoyment of others.
* Garbage must be tied up in trash bags before dropped down the trash chute. Large trash and recyclables may be taken to the receptacles on the ground floor. No items may be left in the hallways, i.e. garbage, footwear, beach equipment.
* Recreational Facilities are for exclusive use of Beach Villas owners and guests.
FIRE: Please do not use the elevator. There is access to the staircase on each floor.
Power outages do happen in this part of the world so please be prepared. The house breaker panels are located in the laundry room off the main kitchen area; all breakers are labeled. Should the power fail there are torches and candles in the laundry room cupboards.
In the event of a power outage at Beach Villas, the back up generator will only power on common areas including hallways. However, there will be no power in the individual villas.
Following a power outage, please ensure that all stove and oven switches are turned off immediately and all saucepans etc. are removed from the stove top and oven.
This will ensure that when external power is restored there is no risk of fire from burning pots and pans. Similarly, if candles are used, guests are asked to ensure they do not pose a fire risk by being used thoughtlessly or by leaving burning candles unattended.
City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management
One the 1st day of each month, the City and County of Honolulu conducts a test of its emergency outdoor warning siren system. At approximately 12:00 noon, you may hear the warning sirens in your area. The test typically lasts a few minutes. If the 1st falls on a weekend, the test will be done on the first business day after the 1st.
If you hear the outdoor warning siren at times other than the monthly test, please tune in to one of the local radio or TV stations.
Linens, bath towel sets, beach towels, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, cookware, food preparation tools, cooking utensils, grilling items, dishes, drinkware, cutlery, coffee maker, rice cooker, and a blender.
In addition, we furnish a starter pack of basic necessities (one roll of paper towels, two rolls of toilet paper in each bathroom, several trash liners, dish soap, sponge, dishwasher detergent, clothes detergent, and a starter supply of toiletries (small shampoo/conditioner & small bar of soap). There are nearby stores to purchase more supplies as needed.
Your villa includes complimentary WiFi service. The connection is private and you will be provided the login and password upon arrival.
The network name is the villa number, however, at times it may revert back to the original factory settings. If you cannot find the villa number on the network, please check the label behind the router which will show the factory setting network name and password.
There is no housekeeping service during your stay although your reservation includes a full cleaning upon check out.
Need something printed and/or faxed? Please visit the front desk. Nominal charges will apply.
Considering a family or couples photo session on the beach?
Please inquire with our property manager for more information.
Traffic is heaviest during the morning and late afternoon, however, with road & rail construction perpetually in action there could be traffic anywhere, anytime. The majority of drivers on the island are laid back and drive with aloha. As such, you won’t hear much horn honking. Even when the light turns green and the car ahead of you hasn’t moved, give him a few moments. We also let drivers sneak in line regularly. Most times you’ll get a shaka for it!
VILLA APPLIANCES & SPECIAL FEATURES
We’ve created how-to videos for the various appliances and features in our Beach Villas units. You can find them on our YouTube Channel by clicking here!
There are two A/C systems in the villa. One that covers the main living areas and guest bedroom(s) while the other is in the master bedroom.
To operate: scroll the selector at the bottom of the controller to “ MODE”
OFF: Turn off AC AUTO: Preselected temperature COOL: Manually select the temperature.
When the main lanai doors are open, the air conditioning for the main area & guest bedrooms is off.
When the master bedroom lanai doors are open, the air conditioning for the master bedroom is off.
Please keep the shades rolled up when sliding doors are open. To operate the shades, use the push buttons on the left of the sliding door.
There are two handles on the center of the doors. Please leave handles down to operate. Please do not operate the doors with handles up; it will damage the seals on the bottom.
It is best to keep windows closed as there are no screens.
The beautifully appointed kitchen, designed by renowned Master Chef Roy Yamaguchi, is equipped with Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf stove, dishwasher, microwave, wine cooler, and a variety of small appliances such as coffee maker and blender.
Your villa includes cookware, cooking utensils, grilling items, dishes, drinkware, and cutlery. We’ve included a starter supply of dishwasher powder, dish detergent, sponge, paper towel and trash bag liners.
Always press the “OPEN” and “CLOSE” button on the control panel. Please do not pull the handle.
Get instructions by clicking here!
See our how-to video by clicking here!
The oven has a “hidden” control Panel. To open or close press the button directly above the oven door. To operate – Press “On”, then the mode of cooking (bake, broil, etc), the desired temperature, and press the enter key. It takes this oven about 30 minutes to heat up to the desired temperature. When you are done with the oven press “Off” key.
Watch our how-to video by clicking here!
The stovetop is locked as a precaution so that it does not accidentally get turned on. To remove the lock so that you can use the burners simply press down on the button (looks like a key icon) that is has a red light under it and hold your finger there for 5 seconds. The red light will go out and you can then use any of the burners.
It works best if it is about ¾ full. Never put in more than 1 Tbsp. of High Efficient detergent and pour it into the first (left) depression in the soap drawer. The second depression is for 1 Tbsp. of fabric softener which is optional. The third depression is for bleach.
Please make sure the washer door is fully shut closed, otherwise, it will not start.
No fabric sheets allowed. There are a number of different types of sensors in the dryer because it is a ductless dryer that will not work if a fabric softener sheet is used in the dryer.
Your villa has beach towels (6 in the 2 bedroom units and 8 in the 3 bedroom units), 4 beach chairs, 2 boogie boards, a cooler and some sand toys for you to enjoy during your stay.
We respectfully request that anything taken outside of the villa is to be returned as these items belong to this specific unit.
The Beach Villas has a fully equipped fitness center located on the first floor of the Ocean Tower for your use during your visit.
HOURS: 6:00am – 9:00pm
There are separate ladies and men’s sauna and steam rooms located inside the fitness center.
* Watch our gorgeous sunsets from the lagoon!
HOURS: 6:00am – 9:00pm
HOURS: 8:00am – 9:00pm
OURS: 11:00am – 9:00pm
We respectfully request that anything taken outside of the villa is to be returned as these items belong to this specific unit.
Enjoy a tropical beverage while listening to live music! Performances are currently on Tuesdays and Fridays but are subject to change any time.
2) Only persons who are able to swim or are directly supervised by competent swimmers are permitted to enter the pools. CDC Guidelines recommend against use of the spas by small children.
3) No diving, jumping, running, horseplay, ball throwing or unsafe behavior at any time.
4) No boogie boards, air mattresses, or large flotation devices. Swimming aids are fine.
5) No person subject to involuntary natural bodily functions is permitted to use the pools/spas without effective swim diaper protection.
6) Any person with an infectious or communicable disease should not use the pools/spas.
7) No glassware/other breakable items, food, or beverage are allowed in the pools/spas.
8) Poolside furniture is on a first-come/first-serve basis; items may not be “reserved” and unattended items will be removed after 30 minutes. Pool towels are required over chaise lounge cushions for sanitary reasons.
Ko Olina Resort
Ko Olina Marina offers guests an array of water activities such as snorkeling, surfing lessons, SUP (stand up paddling), sunset cruises and seasonal whale watching!
Never golfed and want to learn? The Ko Olina Golf Academy offers lessons!
Laniwai Spa at Aulani Disney offers spa treatments and Oahu’s only outdoor hydrotherapy garden
Fia Fia Luau at Marriott (Tuesdays only) ~ Call for reservations 808-679-4728
KO OLINA GOLF COURSE
Roy’s Restaurant ~ Overlooking 18th hole, Hawaiian-fusion 808-676-7697
AULANI DISNEY HOTEL
Ama Ama ~ Upscale beachside contemporary 808-674-6200
Off the Hook ~ Open-air beachside lounge 808-674-6200
The Olelo Room ~ Hawaiian appetizers & cocktails 808-674-6200
Makahiki ~ Buffet; Disney character breakfast 808-674-6200
Mina’s Fish House ~ Seafood for lunch or dinner 808-679-0079
La Hiki Kitchen ~ Exotic pan-Asian 808-679-0079
Noe ~ Fusing Southern Italy & Oahu 808-679-0079
Waterman Bar & Grill ~ Burgers & tacos 808-679-0079
Longhi’s ~ Italian with local sourced seafood 808-671-8887
Longboards Beach Bar & Grill ~ Casual ocean front setting 808-679-4700
KO OLINA VISITOR CENTER & RAIL STATION (ACROSS STREET FROM DISNEY HOTEL)
Monkeypod Kitchen ~ Cocktails, pizza, fish taco, music 808-380-4086
Just Tacos Mexican Grill ~ Mexican cuisine, cocktails 808-677-7782
Hawaiian Bar-B-Que ~ Hawaiian BBQ pack, take out 808-680-9888
Eggs ‘n Things ~ American & local breakfast all day 808-312-3447
Pizza Corner ~ Take out, eat-in & delivery 808-380-4626
Island Country Markets ~ Deli, wine, meat, cheese, etc 808-671-2231
Island Vintage Coffee ~ Coffee, breakfast & lunch offerings 808-678-3888
Two Scoops ~ Local flavor ice cream & shave ice 808-489-4350
However, if you are planning to rent a car for part of your stay, check out the car rentals in our resort :
Alamo Rent-a-Car : 808 676-5924 92-1185 Ali’inui Dr, Kapolei, HI 96707 (In Aulani Disney Hotel)
Enterprise Rent-a-Car : 808 671-2770 92-161 Waipahe Pl, Kapolei, HI 96707 (In Marriot Timeshare)