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Somsanith B. All-Star Host
392 trips Joined Oct 2017
Typically responds in 51 minutes

Recent reviews

The car was very clean, and pick up and drop off were very easy. Thanks for an easy rental!
Kaarin - February 1, 2019
First time using Turo and because of this first experience I will definitely use it again!
Peter - October 6, 2019
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Melvin V. All-Star Host
919 trips Joined Dec 2017
Typically responds within 1 minute

Recent reviews

This was my first rental with Turo. It’s definitely the way to go 👍. Getting the car and returning it was a snap... except I forgot to take the initial pictures of the vehicle 😜. Melvin communicated well and I would rent from him again.
Joy - August 8, 2019
The vehicle we rented was in excellent condition and ran perfectly. Communication with Melvin was timely and courteous. Loved saving the usual rental agency hassle and upselling efforts.
Peter - February 5, 2019

Average ratings in Lihue Airport (4.8 stars)

Nissan Altima 2016
Pickup at LIH was lightning fast, and drop off right at the terminal. We had someone hit the bumper while the car was parked, and Bud handled without issue.
Jonrobert L. - July 14, 2018
Nissan Juke 2016
Great communicator and fun car. Convenient airport pickup.
Srhole .. - May 26, 2018
Ford Fiesta 2011
If there was a 10 star option for service, I would give it. Robert has “GREAT” communication throughout the entire booking. I had a very last minute (in 7 hours) business travel. My office was unable to book the rental so I had to find a rental that was quick fast and didn’t cost a fortune. I had contacted Robert around Midnight. Lucky for me he was up. Once he confirmed my order, he dropped off the vehicle at the airport and left money to cover the parking fee and a full tank of gas. He had done everything to make sure I had no problems when I landed. It all happened so fast that I didn’t think it would have been possible. He was a true life saver!
Kiyomi C. - September 27, 2019
Suzuki Aerio 2005
Justin is super nice and helped us in a complicated situation although it was late and had nothing to do with the car rental. Thanks for everything! The car was a bit rickety but has everything you need to get from A to B.
Dana D. - October 1, 2019
Nissan Altima 2009
Great easy way to travel. The car was parked closer than any rental car it was less expensive and got the job done.
Mathew P. - July 28, 2019
Ford Mustang 2016
We had a great time driving the convertible! Perfect rental for a week in Hawaii.
Kaimi D. - May 4, 2019
BMW i3 2015
Great owner and Fabulous rental! Would highly recommend. Thanks again.
Edward B. - March 3, 2019
Ford Mustang 2016
G was very helpful with our trip from rental delivery to giving us tips on the island and entertainment. The car was very clean when we received it and ran like a champ.
Joshua E. - August 14, 2019
Toyota Prius Prime 2017
Car comfortably fit four. Car was in great shape. Picking up and dropping off was way more convenient than a standard car rental. We also saved a lot on gas with the electric/hybrid.
Shannon M. - August 26, 2019
Kia Soul EV 2018
Justin was great! Really enjoyed exploring Kauai in a quiet, capable EV— no pollution and no paying for gas. On the last day of our vacation, Justin made the cleaning & drop-off simple and easy, so we had nothing to worry about on our way to the airport. If we make it back to Kauai, we’d love to get a vehicle from Justin again.
Mountain K. - September 27, 2019
Ford C-Max Hybrid 2014
This couple is great! Amazing the airport pick up and drop off for no extra cost. Super friendly people and a great car with a nice hatch to get you around the island. Tip for the radio- bring an auxiliary cord for your phone if you wish to play your own music. Put setting on MEDIA and it works:). Highly recommend the car and trustworthy people!
Leana S. - October 17, 2019
Ford Mustang 2016
Such a great rental experience!!! Thank you so much. Would definitely rent again
Elliott B. - December 4, 2018
Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid 2017
What a great rental experience! The car was perfect for our vacation on Kauai, got exceptional gas mileage saving us money for other expenses. Ashley left the car at the airport for super easy pickup and then had us leave it in the parking lot for quick return. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience! The car is comfortable, loaded with amenities, and even fun to drive. A great choice if you’re vacationing on Kauai.
Andrew B. - August 2, 2019
Nissan Versa 2012
The easiest rental car type transaction ever! Paula was super communicative and being able to pickup and drop off the car at the airport was really convenient.
Jennifer G. - May 8, 2018
Ford Mustang 2013
Had a great time with this car! Convertible was nice and easy. Handling was great. Great rental price. Really enjoyed the trip!
Daren P. - April 21, 2019
Toyota Camry 2012
This was my first rental with Turo. It’s definitely the way to go 👍. Getting the car and returning it was a snap... except I forgot to take the initial pictures of the vehicle 😜. Melvin communicated well and I would rent from him again.
Joy R. - August 8, 2019
Toyota Prius 2007
Airport pickup and drop off were very smooth. Jeremy was a great host. The vehicle was perfect, great gas mileage, got us everywhere we wanted to go with no problem. A perfect car for this island.
Josh K. - November 4, 2018
Nissan Altima 2007
Justin was easy to work with and the car had no problems. Thanks for a great rental.
Jason L. - June 16, 2018
Kia Optima 2018
Highly recommend!! 😁 Best car rental service on the island. Will definitely be using David next trip to Kauai.
Amber B. - November 9, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2016
The car was very clean, and pick up and drop off were very easy. Thanks for an easy rental!
Kaarin L. - February 1, 2019
BMW i3 2016
Justin’s BMW i3 is a fun and comfortable car. The AC works immediately and quickly cools down the cabin. The car handled rain storms no problem. The electric range was enough for us and we never had to use the range extender, although we came close once, so it was nice to have the peace of mind that we could still go another 80 miles if necessary. We drove 270 miles during our week stay all on free electricity. When booking your trip, be sure to look into available charging stations. We had a nearby station at each of our hotels, making the overnight charging a breeze. Justin had great communication and his car met or exceeded every expectation.
Casey D. - September 19, 2019
Ford Mustang 2016
Sally was a great fun ride. Randa was very easy to work with. Pick up and drop off were very easy. Car ran excellent, can't go wrong renting their Mustang. Highly recommend.
Marcia F. - September 19, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2015
Perfect car for getting around the island. Super cold AC which was a life saver! Would definitely recommend.
Katherine F. - September 21, 2019
Chevrolet Cruze 2015
the car works amazing !!! David is very friendly and he helped me all the time to make my trip easier! I would rent his car again!
Carla D. - September 24, 2019
Tesla Model S 2013
The Tesla was SO fun to drive around the island. Way better than a Jeep!! Just make sure where you are staying has available chargers to use overnight. Thanks Justin for making our trip unforgettable!!
Jessie K. - September 21, 2019
Ford Mustang 2015
Was awesome. Thank You Nathan.
Ruslan K. - September 26, 2019
Kia Soul 2016
It was very easy to pickup and return the car. It worked very well for my weekend trip. Barbara is kind and accommodating!
Joshua Z. - September 30, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2016
First time using Turo and because of this first experience I will definitely use it again!
Peter A. - October 6, 2019
Ford Mustang 2016
Everything was great! Super easy and convenient. Be prepared to pay a parking fee - the car was dropped off 18 hours prior to us picking it up. So we had to pay the full $15. Other than that, everything was great and the convertible was super fun! Thanks!
Danielle K. - October 4, 2019
Hyundai Sonata 2015
All worked perfectly, we were able to go to all the spots we wanted to go. Skye was very responsive when we asked him any questions, and flexible about the pick up and drop off. I recommend ;)
Jean B. - October 12, 2019
Ford Mustang 2016
Such a fun car and the owner was so kind to work with. She sent me great recommendations for the island and was super helpful.
Johanna W. - October 10, 2019
Mazda 3 2012
This car was perfect for our needs! The hosts were very flexible and had the car very clean for us. The sunroof was also a plus with the Hawaii weather! Would book again!!
Elizabeth S. - October 13, 2019
Ford Mustang 2016
The car is more then amazing. It's perfect for this island and Rhanda was so nice. Thank you again for renting your car
Constantin A. - October 18, 2019
Nissan Versa 2012
Koa was great and the car was perfect!
Jacque O. - October 17, 2019
Kia Soul EV 2018
This was our first time using Turo and I would definitely use them again. While our fellow passengers on our flight had to get on a shuttle to get to their car rental agencies where they would get in yet another line, we just walked a few steps to the parking lot where our car was left for us. After uploading a few pictures of the vehicle to the Turo app we were on our way, missing rush hour traffic, and making it to our condo and enjoying snorkeling and our holiday in Kauai 40 to 60 minutes sooner than those who were renting with traditional car rental companies. The drop off was easy as well. Using Turo not only saved us time but saved us money. It was more than $100 less to use Turo than using a traditional rental company. We were also able to rent an electric vehicle thereby saving more money by not having to buy gas at high Hawaiian prices.
Deryk A. - July 21, 2019
Nissan Sentra 2017
Easy and convenient. Lam was very prompt and thorough with instructions and response to inquiries. Vehicle is perfect size and has a terrific AC! One element of concern was the visibility of the lockbox. Having it so visible makes it a potential target as a tourist/rental vehicle. Comments from locals were made throughout the trip stating that it is a sure target concern as well.
Cynthia H. - September 17, 2019
BMW i3 2015
I was very pleased with my rental of the BMWi3! Justin, the owner, was awesome, super responsive to my needs with regard to an extension cord for charging and questions and answers. The car ran excellent! Had a lot of giddy-up! I will definitely use Turo again, and ESPECIALLY will rent from Justin because I now know him and trust him! Awesome trip and experience through Turo and Justin!!!
Carolyn V. - August 27, 2019
Nissan Altima 2016
Wow, what a perfect rental. Car was dropped off at the airport before we arrived and instructions were clear on what was expected. Bud was very accommodating when our flight was delayed by a few hours and was helpful in giving us suggestions of what to do during our stay. Car was of amazing quality and comfort and when we were finished with our stay, the drop off was super easy. I would definitely recommend this rental to anyone staying in Kauai.
Andrey A. - August 28, 2018
Toyota Corolla 2016
Great car w excellent mpg. Pickup at the airport was super easy. Friends waited an hour for their rental car but the Toyota was there and waiting for me the moment I had my bags in hand. Great experience.
Nick M. - August 8, 2018
Kia Soul EV 2018
Justin was great! He made everything seamless and fun. He made the rental super easy and cared about my trip too. Thanks!!
Peter W. - July 10, 2018
Honda Civic 2009
The vehicle we rented was in excellent condition and ran perfectly. Communication with Melvin was timely and courteous. Loved saving the usual rental agency hassle and upselling efforts.
Peter T. - February 5, 2019
Toyota Yaris 2009
The car is well maintained and does not consume too much gas. It was nice to drive around the island with it. Ben was available and responsive. The self pick up and drop off at the airport is easy and hassle free if you follow Ben's instructions. I recommend this rental.
Emmanuel T. - May 10, 2019
Chevrolet Cruze 2015
David was excellent and made our weekend super easy. Highly recommend using him! I will definitely request him again when I go back to Kauai. A plus was not charging extra for airport pickup and an affordable cleaning fee since I ran out of time to do it myself.
Jennifer M. - September 4, 2018
Toyota Yaris 2007
Worked out very well renting this car. It was a good price and got us where we needed to go. As long as you aren’t planning to drive on unpaved roads and can overlook some scrapes and chipped paint this is a great value rental. The car makes some noise while idling, but we experienced no mechanical issues during our weeklong rental. The app says to use premium gas but Patricia confirmed it uses regular gas. Easy to recommend this car.
Kevin L. - February 19, 2019
Honda Civic 2012
Fantastic rental! Thank you so much Lam! Car was reliable and fuel efficient. Got us everywhere we needed to go and totally perfect for the trip. Lam was easy to contact and very helpful to us.
Belinda P. - May 15, 2018
Toyota Venza 2010
Everything went smoothly. More convenient than a traditional rental car where you have to wait for a shuttle and then stand in line. Will try it again for sure.
Brayton H. - July 9, 2018
Toyota Camry 2012
Great clean car. Very easy to communicate with which made the rental super easy. He’s got a great inventory to fit everyone’s needs. Would use him again and again.
W W. - July 16, 2018
Toyota Camry 2009
Car rental with Melvin is easy. All went smooth and well. Very flexible. Car is super clean. I recommend Melvin to all who are looking for a good and reliable car.
Matthias S. - October 17, 2018
Honda Accord 2010
Laxmigrace was reallyyyy hospitable and easy to communicate with. Car was clean and straight forward to use. Garden island is a neat place and it made it easy to navigate with a reliable and affordable vehicle/rental. Mahalo again.
Oliver J. - February 19, 2019
Nissan Versa 2012
All around fantastic experience renting from Koa. Our first rental through Turo and we’ll definitely rent again! Car was clean, easy to drive with great MPG. Very happy from pickup to drop off. Aloha!
Gretchen H. - February 19, 2019
Honda Fit 2012
The Fit was perfect for getting around the island! Clare was so easy to work with and the price was a fantastic value. We will definitely look for her rental again when we come back!
Pam M. - January 6, 2019
Nissan Versa 2012
Koa was very helpful, friendly, communicative and flexible! Everything was great and he made our awesome trip even better with the ease and convenience his car rental. Will definitely use again!!!
Josie C. - April 5, 2019
Volvo S80 2010
Amazing ride. Car was clean and ran without any issues. Peter was punctual and the level of communication was great. Once again this rental was absolutely worth the money.
Dominic W. - January 9, 2019
Toyota Yaris 2012
This was our first rental with Turo and it went amazingly! Sam was there to pick us up from the airport, and then dropped us off again. We had no issues with our car. We would definitely rent from him again.
Gelsey C. - May 2, 2018
Ford C-Max Hybrid 2014
Great car! Ron and Michelle are lovely and met us at the airport for pickup and at a hotel parking lot for return. I loved that there was a guidebook in the car- we used it a lot and it was super helpful! They are great at responding. Def book this car! Lovely people and lovely car :)
Renne A. - July 5, 2019
Patricia J
Honda Civic 2009
My mom and I were very satisfied with the Honda Civic from Melvin! We were looking for something small with good gas mileage to get us around the island and that is what we got. Also, the pickup/return right at the airport was simple. We rented the chairs for extra and if you plan to spend time at a beach, we recommend doing this!
Patricia J B. - July 26, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2016
Clean, great AC, very roomy trunk for our luggage. Somsanith’s Corolla was the perfect car for our family of four’s vacation on Kauai. Pick up and drop off were easy and convenient at the airport—you will need to pay the parking ticket to get out of the airport parking lot but we are familiar with the airport parking in HI so we knew this would be a factor. Just FYI for those who might not know! Would definitely rent this car again.
Jessica J. - July 29, 2019
Toyota Prius 2010
Lucy was wonderful and made it so easy for us to pickup the car right from the airport! The Prius was awesome and we had no trouble during our time there, plus it was super efficient with gas! Definitely would do this again!
Elizabeth W. - August 1, 2019
Kia Optima 2018
David was great to work with. Pick up at the airport was such a bonus and he even left money in the console for the parking ticket. Highly recommend to anyone headed to Kauai! Thanks for making our honeymoon easy and comfortable.
David C. - August 2, 2019
Toyota Prius 2010
Thank you Lucy! You made it very easy to rent a car on such short notice and for giving the option to pick up at the airport. I appreciated the detailed instructions and directions, as well as the quick replies! Thank you again😊
Maliana K. - August 5, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2016
The Toyota Corolla was exactly as expected! Clean, low gas consumption and the air conditioning was so much appreciated especially after spending long hours hiking and at the beach! Somsanith is very nice and answer to all questions we had. To get the car was easy upon our arrival because the airport is quite small and the parking lot is just in front of the gate where we got our bagages. I recommend renting a car with him! Thank you very much Somsanith. Thanks also Turo.
Véronique R. - August 7, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2014
Car was clean and well maintained waiting for us in the airport parking lot. Highly recommended. Thanks Melvin!
Brian C. - August 5, 2019
Toyota Corolla 2014
As a first time Turo user I was beyond nervous. The app is easy enough but Koa is the one that eased my mind. He made sure all bases were covered and that the whole experience was worry free. I loved that it was ready and waiting at the airport! I knew that if I had any issues he would respond quickly. His car ensured that our family was able to get the most out of our trip to Kauai. I highly recommend renting through Koa! Thank you!
Crystal P. - August 7, 2019
Ford C-Max Hybrid 2014
Michelle was such a gracious host. Her airport pick up was perfect and the car was wonderful for driving all over the island. The gas mileage was incredible as well. She provided a very helpful book with tons of exciting sites to see across the island. Highly recommended!!
Andrew E. - August 17, 2019
Honda Civic 2007
River helped us out with a pickup at the airport and drop off at the Kalalau Trailhead. He’s a great guy and the car worked well and little gas.
Bernard M. - September 6, 2019
Mazda 3 2014
Devon made picking up and dropping off the car from the airport quick and easy and the Mazda3 was very fun to drive! Perfect car to get around Kauai.
Fidel L. - August 20, 2019
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2009
Matt’s car was great! Pick up and drop off at airport was easy. The car was clean and got us around the island all week no problem.
Kassy P. - August 21, 2019
Toyota Yaris 2008
Ben is so great! Really had a wonderful time in Kauai with his car. Had no problems and it was so easy to pickup and drop off right at the airport. Thank you!!
Elicia B. - September 9, 2019
Ford Mustang 2015
This was my first time renting through Turo and it was a great experience! At first, I was a little worried about renting from a private party (though the concept made sense) but the process of pick up and return was very smooth and Nathan was a very good communicator throughout the trip! It was so easy and enjoyable to walk by the long lines at the car rental booths at the airport on my say to Nathan's Mustang that was just waiting for me in the parking lot. I can't picture ever renting from the normal companies where you never know what car you'll end up with and have to fight the crowds at the airport. The car itself was great, clean and well maintained for a four year old car. Overall, this was the best car rental experiences I've ever had!
Thomas H. - April 19, 2019
Nissan Versa 2012
We had the opportunity to rent Akon’s Nissan for a week. From start to finish, we’re we extremely happy with the rental. At first, we had to switch our dates for our trip. Not only was Koa responsive, he was flexible and allowed us to change our dates for the rental! We picked up the car, right where he said it was and were able to fit two suit cases and two duffle bags in the back. The car looks small, but it was enough for us. We were able to stow two body boards, two chairs and an umbrella! Don’t be fooled, it is not that small! We hardly used the A/C, but when we did, it was ice cold. We had zero problems with the car, and are super happy we chose KIA’s’ car for the week. Thank you for trusting us with your car!
Sophia M. - June 6, 2019
Nissan Versa 2016
Great communication and flexibility. convenient pick up and drop off. The car was basic but perfect for our trip. The only improvement would be to leave parking money when the car was left for us the day before. Especially since washing the car at the end also costs $15. My daughter rents on Turo and they always leave parking money if they can’t drop off the car the same day. But overall a great rental experience.
Sheila M. - May 31, 2019
Chevrolet Cruze 2015
This rental could not have been any better! Communication with David was easy. He arrived on time with a great clean car. He was a complete professional and gave me tips about where to go, etc. I will definitely be renting from David again.
Judith A. - May 22, 2018
Nissan Versa 2016
The car was reliable and the pickup and drop off was super convenient. Patricia was responsive to messages and clear with directions about pickup and drop off. Easy and affordable option for car rental. Would definitely use a car from Patricia again.
Ellie J. - October 20, 2018
Toyota Yaris 2012
This was my first Turo rental and everything went smoothly! The car drove wonderfully throughout our trip (and good mpg too!) and Sam was really understanding and communicative and gave us a couple of food recommendations and fruits to kickstart our trip! I'd recommend him to everyone and will be renting from him again when I return to Kauai! Thank you again, Sam!!
Anne N. - February 11, 2019
Nissan Versa 2012
Had an amazing trip thanks to Paula and her car! Paula made things for us extremely convenient- car was already ready for us at the airport upon our arrival. She was very helpful and easy to contact throughout our trip and even allowed us to extend our rental for a few extra hours. The car also is excellent- very clean and easy to drive, amazing gas mileage, and very compact which makes it even more convenient for parking. Would highly recommend renting from Paula, you won’t regret it
Daniel G. - November 7, 2018
Nissan Altima 2008
Very clean and well-run vehicle. She is super nice and very responsive. Definitely rent from her again. Mahalo Danielle!
Marie B. - July 27, 2019
Kia Optima 2018
Couldn't have been easier! This was my first time using Turo. Will be using this service in the future. In particular David was quick to answer any and all questions.
Gus B. - July 26, 2019
Toyota Prius Prime 2017
The perfect ride to visit Kaui. Robin made the transaction so seamless, and catered to our needs. If I come back to Kaui, I can only hope the Prius will be available again. Thank you so much!
Casey J. - July 25, 2019
Toyota Yaris 2008
Great beach car for getting around! Made our trip super simple and stress free
Jasmine C. - July 30, 2019
Chevrolet Cruze 2015
David made this too easy :) Mahalo!
Brenden G. - August 5, 2019
Nissan Versa Note 2015
This car was exactly what I needed. Nice and compact, excellent AC and very convenient. Koa also did a great job when it came to directions.
Destinee O. - August 3, 2019
Nissan Versa 2015
Nice clean car, and it gets great gas mileage. I would rent from Mona again!
Tom A. - August 4, 2019
Toyota Camry 2009
Our 1st time using Turo and it went great. It was nice to be able to have 1 on 1 communication with the vehicle owner. It made our vacation more memorable. Thank you.
Scot S. - August 3, 2019
Nissan Juke 2016
great car to zip around the island in
Michelle Z. - August 6, 2019
Kia Soul 2016
Great car. Perfect For our usage. Barbara made pick up a breeze. Great gas mileage for exploring the entire island. We had a blast.
Tom W. - August 8, 2019
Kia Optima 2016
They were so nice, respectful considerate. They brought the care to us . Gas tank was full and off we went. Met at the air port on time, dropped us off . Everything went smoothly . Car was easy to drive . We will definitely do this again. Mahalo Heather & Robert
Heather B. - August 6, 2019
Nissan Altima 2013
Luis is FANTASTIC! He was punctual and flexible for both pick up and drop off. The car was clean and drove perfectly. Highly recommend working with Luis.
Jack G. - August 6, 2019
Peter Paul Selma
Nissan Sentra 2018
Prompt response, clean/reliable car and convenient transaction. I'd rate her above 5! Mahalo Lucy.
Peter Paul Selma E. - August 8, 2019
Nissan Leaf 2013
Justin made this a great experience for me. He was easy to contact, helped me out when I saw a low tire pressure indicator come up, and was flexible with my check in time. Cleaning out the car was easy at the end of the trip since he had a vacuum and dust pan in there, as well as floor liners so you could just dump the sand out after you’re done. Since this is an EV I did have to plan out my schedule in accordance with how many miles I could get and where I could charge the vehicle while killing time, but that’s just one of the slight inconveniences that was minuscule in comparison to the benefits.
Brettney S. - July 30, 2019
Honda Civic 2009
Melvin made my first trip to Kauai very easy. First time Turo user and Kauai traveler. Thanks!
Aljon C. - July 22, 2019

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