Property management service

Ali’i (Hawaiian for royalty)

This property management service includes evaluation, accounting, marketing, reservations, housekeeping, maintenance and more.

•  Property Evaluation and Set-up

We will assess your property for attractive presentation and optimal rental fees. In addition we will recommend equipment and amenities for successful rentals, and repairs and improvements to limit your liability. The In-depth evaluation will also include upgrade recommendations to enhance your bookings. Our staff assists with the entire process of obtaining quotes for you & scheduling any desired refurbishing or renovations. Our service includes professional photos and videography of your property for online and print advertisement. A unique property listing will be advertised on and other specific websites like VRBO, TripAdvisor, Flipkey, AirBnB and more. Destination Kauai utilizes the industry’s leading international marketing websites and local advertising outlets to maximize exposure to your vacation rental property. The extensive software used by us offers Apps for guest, owners, maintenance and housekeeping.

•  Professional & Prompt Service for Vacation Rental Bookings

We offer a quick response to inquiries and scheduling by email and/or phone contact.  We handle the coordination and communication of rental contracts, rental deposits, rental fees, security deposits, cleaning fees and more.

•  Onsite Property Services

We will develop Check In/Out policies, property operations manuals and rules.  Also overseeing check-ins, post check-out inspections, cleaning and resets.  Supervising  and scheduling regular maintenance services with approved repairs as needed and make urgent services available around the clock 24/7 daily. We maintain an excellent working relationship with a network of professional, licensed, insured independent contractors and service providers for all aspects of property maintenance.  Approved services are supervised and costs closely monitored for good work and value.

•  Professional Accounting and Monthly Owner Statements

All deposits, rental fees and taxes held in a Broker Trust Account. We will disburse net check monthly and prompt to owners, renters, and vendors. A clear and detailed monthly income and expense statement will be provided

•  Cleaning and Maintenance

When you are part of our Ali´I service, you can rest assured that housekeeping and maintenance are handled for you. We know the importance of providing a clean, well maintained rental property to Kauai visitors so they will return year after year. Their experience begins at check in and is often defined by the condition of the vacation rental. We take this fact very seriously. A key element in a successful vacation rental company is the quality and consistency of its cleaning and housekeeping services. Probably more than anything else, the condition and appearance of a property at arrival is the deciding factor in how well the renter enjoys his or her vacation. Our in-house maintenance and housekeeping department works diligently to ensure your rental is held to the highest standards for care and cleanliness.

Rate for our Alii  Service:

Property management fee – 20%

Fee basis, the gross rent collected. It is performance based, meaning that we only make money when your property is booked.

Monthly base amount  –  $150

This amount (based on a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom property) covers Linen and Towel replacements/updating, toiletries, cleaning supplies, small repairs and maintenance like replacing light bulbs. It also covers the Set up costs including the initial photo session ( also updated photos in case of  renovations etc.), guest books, operation manuals and displays. And last but not least our Guest welcome treats with local coffee and cookies.

Our Ali’i Service also includes the VRBO /Homeaway, Airbnb/Tripadvisor subscriptions at no additional charge.

Additional services like GET, TAT and KTAT filing are offered and can be customized to the owner’s needs.

Destination Kauai LLC was founded to provide expert, personalized service. We are your locally owned and operated Vacation rental property management company and offer our knowledge of more than 25 years in the Hospitality, Real Estate, and Management field.

Every vacation rental property has unique features, amenities, and management needs; we customize our services for each owner and property accordingly.