We are excited to announce that we have partnered with CSA Travel Protection to offer our guests peace of mind when it comes to unexpected issues with their trip that may affect their ability to travel as intended. All of our Ko Olina vacation rental properties are eligible for adding this level of insurance coverage.
Tonight is the night! The much anticipated concerts from the Japanese boy band Arashi begin tonight, with a second performance tomorrow night! Ko Olina is already abuzz with excitement. Over 15,000 Japanese tourists have arrived in Oahu for the concert.
Watch the time lapse video below to see the massive stage being constructed in the lot next to The Beach Villas Resort.
Massive Preparations Underway for Arashi Concert in the Ko Olina Resort on Oahu, Hawaii, USA | September 19-20, 2014
This time lapse video was compiled on September 13, 2014 from the Beach Villas at Ko Olina looking towards the south across the parcel of land where the popular Japanese boyband Arashi will be performing two concerts Sept. 19 and 20, 2014. Tens of thousands of fans are expected to descend upon Ko Olina that weekend and no expense is being spared in the setup of the HUGE stage and lighting display.
Now don’t get me wrong here. I love Waikiki…I just don’t recommend it as the ideal location on Oahu for an awesome Hawaii vacation. (see Disclaimers below)
The J.W. Marriott Ihilani Ko Olina Resort & Spa will be closing at the end of this year for renovations. It is rumored that the hotel will then become a Four Seasons Luxury Hotel. The Marriott’s management agreement was set to expire at the end of the year, therefore, Ko Olina’s master developer, Jeff Stone, will be repurchasing the hotel.
The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival will take place on September 7, 2014 on the beach in the Ko Olina Resort. The theme for this year’s festival is “It’s a Food World After All” and it will feature 15 celebrity chefs, including two of Ko Olina’s own. Kevin Chong, ‘AMA ‘AMA chef at Disney’s Aulani Resort and Jason Kina, of JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa will be two of the chefs presenting culinary masterpieces at the festival. Other notable chefs include Cat Cora of Iron Chef.
Ko Olina has so many delicious restaurants, sometimes it can be hard to pick which one to dine at! We’ve picked our Top 5 Restaurants in Ko Olina to help you make the most of your vacation.
We want all our guests to be prepared in case of an emergency. We’ve put together some of the most important resources that may be helpful in the event of a Hurricane hitting Oahu. Hurricane Iselle is currently a Category 4 Hurricane and is expected to hit Oahu sometime at the end of the week (late Thursday/early Friday). A possible second hurricane, Julio, is following close behind.
On the 28th of April official details were released about the services and pricing for a new housekeeping and maintenance initiative at the Beach Villas at Ko Olina, which launched on May 1. With the departure of Resort Management Company (RMC) from management and cleaning of Beach Villas there was a void to be filled and the Association stepped in to offer owners and managers alternative solutions.Continue reading