Choose HAPPINESS and FUN while HELPING HURRICANE VICTIMS!
We'll donate 25% of our rental income (from Sept./Oct. 2017 new bookings & stays) to the Red Cross Hurricane Relief fund w/ receipt provided!
Near Kailua Beach, delicious dining, family-fun activities, outdoor fun (hiking, biking, kayaking, surfing), public transportation, churches!
You’ll love our place: happy, loving host family, the location, amenities, cleanliness, and comfort!
Our goal is 110% Satisfaction!!
This is our home in Paradise and we ask that you treat it respectfully, as if it were your own.
AMENITIES GALORE. . .
* Baby sitting!! Please contact the host personally if you are interested in arranging affordable on-site babysitting with the host family for a nominal cost. We will do our utmost to accommodate!
* Baby/toddler items: available at no additional cost! high chair, porta-potty, Pack-n-Play crib, "pop-up beach bassinet"
* Home is a 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath.
-- Living room has 2 full-size futon sleeper sofa with air conditioning
-- 2 bedrooms have queen size memory foam mattress w/ gel topper with air conditioning
-- 1 room has twin bed with twin trundle (1 w/ memory foam, 1 regular) with air conditioning
* Rental of 4 bikes (these are used bikes, but still have many miles to go!)
* Use of Beach Items!!
We are happy to share our beach items with you!
Please be careful with them!
(There will be a fee to use the surf board, SUPs, and kayaks, and a liability waiver to sign for any activity-related equipment that is borrowed.)
Please rinse off items after use and allow them to dry outside before putting them away.
* Massage Chair! (ahhhhh!!)
* Air Conditioners in every room:
Cooling the home: We typically have trade winds, so it helps to have windows open on both sides of the rooms for a cross breeze. If this does not suffice for cooling the room, you are welcome to close the windows and put on the air-conditioners. We ask that these units be turned off when you leave the house for energy conservation reasons.
* Kitchen Pantry/Fridge:
Open the cabinets and see all that is available! If it is there, you are welcome to use it! If something relevant is missing, please let us know and we will do our utmost to provide it for you in an expeditious manner!
The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, gas oven/stove range, microwave, rice cooker, coffee maker and toaster.
* TV/Internet/Printing Services:
The home does have WiFi. The password will be provided to you upon arrival.
We also subscribe to cable, so you are welcome to enjoy TV and/or log in to your own accounts to watch something else! (Remember to log out before leaving!)
Printing: If you need to print anything, we will connect you to our printer and deliver your papers to you! :)
* Gas BBQ:
We have a gas grill that you are welcome to use during your stay.
Please scrape the grill before and after use and ensure that you have turned off the propane tank after using it!
Feel free to use the washer and dryer in the carport, if needed.
If you wish the host family to do your laundry during your stay, that can be arranged for a nominal fee.
* Pets: We allow pets under 20 pounds if they are non-aggressive and house-trained. There is a non-refundable pet fee ($300). Any damage (beyond cleaning) would be charged against the security fee.
* Island Guide Books:
We have placed some of our travel books on the book shelf for your use! ENJOY!
OTHER BASIC INFORMATION:
Taxes: As of Nov 25, 2016, Hawaii taxes (GE and TAT) of 13.75% are included in the rate.
You can park in the carport. you need additional parking spaces, please park along the front of the home.
Please do NOT block neighbors' driveways or mailboxes. We are friends with our neighbors and wish that to continue! :)
The Aloha Way:
Leave your "slippahs" at the door (shoes, flip flops, . . .).
If your feet are sandy or dirty, please rinse them off with the hose by the front gate before entering the home. There is also a utility sink in the carport to rinse off gear, if needed. If anything is wet, please leave it on the side of the house to dry before bringing it in.
Bath towels and hand towels are intended only for bathroom use.
Beach towels are provided for outdoor use.
Rags are provided for any other purposes.
NO smoking in the home or on the premises.
If you need to smoke, please walk down the street or to a designated area that allows smoking.
Peace and Quiet!
We get along well with all of our neighbors and wish to maintain that relationship for years to come!
We ask that the noise level be minimal between 9 PM and 8 AM out of respect for our neighbors.
David and Sarah are honored to be Superhosts, and enjoy making the world a better place, one smile at a time!
We seek to live the 3 key points from the homily at our wedding:
We are very blessed to live in paradise, enjoy meeting people from different countries and all walks of life! We look forward to help make your getaway the best experience possible!
As for the languages we speak: English (fluent - both of us), German (David), Italian (Sarah - un po), and Spanish (Sarah - un poco)!