Ko Olina is a perfect location if you have young kids and you are subject to nap schedules, eating schedules, need calm water and nice beaches etc. The Villas are extremely well equipped with luxury appliances and they have a really good floor plan. In my opinion staying at the Ko Olina Villas provides you with a much better set up then any of the hotels/resorts around Ko Olina, unless what you are looking for is a hotel room and organized activities at the expense though of the convenience of having your own fully equipped place with separate bedrooms.
There are restaurants within walking distance and stores a short drive away to buy everything you need for your stay. We drove all around the island as we do not like to stay in one place, and the drives to Waikiki, North Shore etc. are all about 30-40 minutes away. Piece of cake.
Both the rental agent for the Villas we stayed at and the owner were extremely nice and it was a pleasure to do business with... more