Why It’s the Perfect Time for a Trip to Hawaii (No, Really!)

By now, much of the world has heard that the Big Island of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano has seen increased lava flow over the past two weeks. Although Kilauea has actually been erupting nonstop since 1983, recent events (like the evacuation of a neighborhood on the remote east side of the island) have created media interest. […]

05/18/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Attracting Repeat Visitors to Your Vacation Rental

In comparison to first-time guests, returning guests offer a couple of distinct advantages to property owners: first, they’ve already established that they can be trusted with your home, and second, other potential guests may find their positive reviews especially persuasive. Here are a few ideas for increasing the number of visitors who stay in your […]

04/11/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Marketing Your Vacation Rental

You’ve purchased the perfect investment property, and now you’re ready to turn it into a successful vacation rental. Watch your new business grow and thrive by following just a few best-practice guidelines. First, your property description should include information about the unique selling points of your home or condo. Whether it’s an oceanfront location, a […]

04/04/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Town Spotlight: South Kauai’s Poipu

Possibly the least known of the four major Hawaiian Islands, Kauai also represents the smallest and least developed. Much of the tourism on the Garden Isle centers around the sunny south coast community of Poipu, because of its ideal weather and stunning beauty. The famous Tree Tunnel, a section of road lined with 100-year-old eucalyptus […]

03/27/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments Kauai Local Area Local Tips Things To Do Vacation Planning

Town Spotlight: The Big Island’s Kamuela/Waimea

The quaint farming and ranching town of Kamuela rests on the southern slopes of the Kohala volcano, on the north side of the Big Island of Hawaii. Due to its elevation of over 2,600 feet above sea level, this charming and scenic area enjoys average temperatures in the 60s throughout the year. Locals generally refer […]

03/22/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments Big Island Local Area Local Tips Things To Do Vacation Planning

What to Ask If You’re Shopping for Property Management

    If you’ve started the search for the right company to manage your vacation rental, you know what an overwhelming task it can be. Ask the following questions before you enter into a partnership, to be certain you find a good fit. First, ask whether the company handles all cleaning and maintenance vendors, and […]

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Why Buy a Vacation Rental in Hawaii?

If you’ve considered purchasing a vacation rental property in a major U.S. destination, Hawaii is likely to have crossed your mind. The state’s appeal to travelers is clear: for five consecutive years, it’s broken its own records for visitor arrivals and visitor spending. In particular, the three major “neighbor islands” of Maui, Kauai, and the […]

03/07/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments Big Island Kauai Maui Vacation Rentals

Insider Tips: A Few Days on Maui

Most visitors to Maui choose to stay in one of the two major resort areas, which include Kaanapali (on the west side) and Wailea (on the south side). Each boasts an endless number of breathtaking beaches, a wide variety of restaurant and shopping choices, and world-class golf courses and spas. For those willing to explore, […]

02/15/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments Local Area Local Tips Maui Things To Do Vacation Planning

Calm Beaches In Oahu Without The Crowds

The pristine beaches of the Hawaiian islands are one of the many appealing features of the state. Oahu boasts 112 miles of beautiful coastline locations, which also have spectacular tropical vegetation and a wide variety of amenities. However, some may be more inclined to prefer the calm beaches in Oahu away from the hassle of […]

02/21/2018 | by Conrad O'Connell | No Comments Oahu Things To Do

The Perfect Kauai Honeymoon: A Romantic Adventure Getaway

Planning a Hawaii honeymoon? While some couples are able to visit more than one Hawaii island during their stay, many guests choose to instead visit just one island: Kauai. Filled with adventure and romantic things to do, Kauai is perhaps the best honeymoon destination for adventurous couples! Kauai is the oldest and fourth largest of […]

02/14/2017 | by Conrad O'Connell | No Comments Kauai Things To Do