About This Listing
The Kulikuli room is perfectly located on the second floor with its own private entrance, and close to restrooms, kitchen, dining room, and living room. Queen bed,mini-fridge, WIFI, HDTV, dresser, desk/chair, & plenty of free extras.
THE KULIKULI ROOM:
Medium Sized Private Room with Private Entrance
WIFI, Washer/Dryer, Full Kitchen, Utilities included
The Kulikuli room is nestled on the second floor with its own private entrance. It is furnished with a Queen size bed, dresser, desk/chair, mini-fridge, WIFI, Cable TV, Netflix, and a large 2-door mirrored closet.
The Kulikuli room shares a wall with the dining area, so you will most likely hear some noise from the kitchen and dining room from time to time.
We have a full size loving dog named Tofu that lives with us in our home. You must be okay with being Tofu's friend while in the common/shared areas of our home, as he will surely want to be your friend.
Guest rooms share 1.5 bathrooms. Our guests are welcome to share and enjoy all common areas including kitchen, dining room, spacious living room, home theater, and a beautiful lanai and deck.
Also Free to use is a great HE washer/dryer (no quarters needed and detergent is included).
If you plan on doing some home cooking, our kitchen is free to us as well, well supplied, and has updated HE appliances including a dishwasher.
FREE VACATION SUPPLIES:
Shared access and free-to-use: Books, Maps, Snorkel Gear, Learner Surfboard, Boogie Boards, Sand/Beach Mats, Folding Chairs, Garmin GPS, Sunscreen, After-Sun Cream and more.
EVEN MORE FREE STUFF:
Shared access and free-to-use:
WIFI Netbook Computer and printer, DVD and Blue-Ray Collection, Iron and Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, First Aid Kit and more.
Interaction with Guests
Someone is typically always home. Our guests vary, but most are business travelers, transplants, and vacationers. Many are repeat guests, and are respectful, responsible, and friendly. We also have two very well-behaved kids living here, so please be kid-friendly.
Our house is located in a residential neighborhood of Honolulu (Palolo Valley). We are just outside the craziness of Waikiki but it's a hop, skip and jump away if you want to go there. We are conveniently located about a mile away from the H1 on-ramps and off-ramps. Our street crosses Waialae Avenue, which is home to many great eateries to satisfy any palate-- Town Restaurant, Big City Diner, Zippy's, Aloha Crepes, Azteca. Follow Waialae Ave. east for a few minutes and you'll be at Kahala Mall-- more eateries: The Counter, CPK, Chili's, Whole Foods, Starbucks/Jamba, etc. 3 supermarkets are also close.
Renting a car or moped while here is highly recommended, as the house is tucked away in the back of a valley. If you have a moped/motorcycle/bicycle, there is safe and private off-street parking. If you have a car, there's street parking. (You'll need to walk up a steep driveway to the house, so be comfortable with doing that.) However if you do plan on using the bus as your main mode of transportation, there is a covered bus stop for "TheBus #9S" right across the street from the house.
Note: If you plan on staying longer than 30 days and would like affordable vehicle options, just ask.
Other Things to Note
CHECK IN / CHECK OUT
1 Please let us know your approximate arrival time in advance so we can make sure we are around to let you in. Please text, email or phone us to let us know.
2 Our check out time is 11AM, however, if there is no other guests coming in that day, late check out is possible. Please contact us a day or two prior to departure to find out.
THIS IS A NON-SMOKING HOUSE:
Smoking and/or smelling like Smoke are strictly prohibited by anybody in your party while at 'Ohana Nui.
SAFETY IS # 1.
All guests staying at any of our locations are required to provide Current Valid Photo Identification (ID) at check in (the one you used to board the Airplane that brought you to our wonderful island). Your ID will be photocopied and we (Ohana Nui) will retain that photocopy, indefinitely, for our records. Failure to comply will result in denied access to the property, and, at our discretion the reservation may be denied and/or terminated by us (Ohana Nui) without refund.
2) This house is Non-smoking.
Smoking and/or smelling like Smoke are strictly prohibited by anybody in your party while at our house. We have a zero tolerance policy. Failure to comply will result in denied access to the property, and, at our discretion the reservation may be denied and/or terminated by us (Ohana Nui) without refund. You will also be charged an additional $500 for cigarette smell/repair/removal.
3) Please be gentle.
Any damage or loss to furniture, appliances, linens, accessories etc. by your or your guests during your stay will be your financial responsibility. And please do not use the bath towels when going to the beach. We will lend you towels specifically for beach use.
4) Pets, drugs, candles, incense and visitors are prohibited.
5) During your stay, we are not responsible for illness, injury, theft or accident.
6) There is no daily housekeeping, so please pick up after yourself.
7) Please always exhibit common sense and common courtesy.
Fantastic experience! I moved to Oahu to work at the University of Hawaii and needed a place to stay for a month until (turned out to be a bit more) until I found a permanent home. This has been an ideal situation. Brendan and fam are great hosts and provide everything needed to get settled whether you're on vacation or working. Staying here has allowed me to setup a great life in Hawaii. Parking on the street has been easy. There's always house events if you're interested (no problem to skip out on them if not). It's also nice to have other house guests staying who are often great sources for exchanging info on what to see and do while on island.
Christina, Brenden, and family were wonderful hosts. They made us feel at home. We were 3 ladies, stayed for a week, and rented a car (never had parking issues). Amenities were incredibly convenient (mini fridge in room w/ snacks!), laundry, well-equipped kitchen, dining table, coffee always ready in the AM!, snorkel gear (good quality!), boogie boards, beach towels, bath towels, TV w/ netflix etc. Honestly, everything you needed was there. They also provided great recommendations and were always so nice. They hosted a beach day and had the surf boards and boogie boards available to use. Location is convenient, you're just a short drive away from all the hot spots. If I were to visit Oahu again, I would DEFINITELY stay here again. The entire host family was very nice and chill and I'm glad I got to meet them.
This was our first Airbnb experience, and Brendan and Christina definitely set the bar high. We felt immediately welcomed and a part of their family the moment we arrived. They go above and beyond to help make your stay feel as smooth and comfortable as possible. Brendan has been doing this for quite a while and it definitely shows. He continues to try to improve the experience for his guests even to this day. If I were to come back to Oahu I wouldn't think twice about staying here again.
We had an amazing time in Hawaii! Brendan and Christina as well as the kids and Tofu the dog were welcoming and made us feel very much at home! Their house is very clean and Brandon is always on top of things. Great house, great trip, great people!
We had an amazing time in Hawaii! Brendan and Christina were both welcoming and offered great advice on what to do and where to eat! Felt very much at home. House was very clean and felt spacious even though there were others staying as well. Great house,great trip, great people!
What a wonderful place! My wife and I enjoyed the family based environment where the host went above an beyond to welcome us to the home and to respond to the questions we had about the community. The driveway was steep, but the home was exceptional for comfort, privacy and opportunities to interact with other guests.
Staying at Ohana Nui made my trip to Oahu the best ever! Brendan and family have a wonderful home that is warm, accommodating and extremely functional. It was like a home away from home. Brendan gave awesome advice on local activities and restaurants for my son and me. The kids were awesome as well. My son had a blast hanging out with them both. Their dog Tofu is very well behaved and fun to be around. No surprise… I highly recommend staying at Ohana Nui. There is not a rating high enough to express how comfortable our stay was. Thanks to Brendan, Christina and family this trip was one of our most memorable. Thanks for being outstanding host.
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About the Host, Brendan
150+ great reviews and Airbnb SUPER HOSTS!! Wow. 'Ohana Nui owes it all to great guests with a fun fresh and positive outlook on their travel and vacation. Thank you everyone for making 'Ohana Nui what it is.
Aloha! We are Brendan and family, and we enjoy sharing our beautiful three story home, 'Ohana Nui, with respectful travelers from around the world. Brendan works in construction and loves to "talk story" and Stand Up Paddle Surf. Christina is a busy Real Estate Agent who knows all the local hot spots and eateries. The kids, though not here all the time, are two well-behaved, respectful children (ages 7 and 9) who love meeting all the "uncles and aunties" in the house. And Tofu is our 5 year old dog that loves eating and napping.
We keep our home smoke-free, drug-free. We also keep everything clean and tidy. We do not have a party house by any means, just a nice place to relax and make new friends.
The name of our home, 'Ohana Nui, means Big Family, which is what we aspire to be to our guests. We strive to provide all the comforts of home with quality and affordability and to provide a great experience with a local feel, just outside of Waikiki.
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