Realtor Express on Kauai and Hawaii Island


The Hawaii Association of Realtors’ “Realtor Express” is traveling across the state next week. The program will visit Kauai on Aug. 4 and Hawaii Island on Aug. 6.

First Stop (9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.): Get the “DIRT” on TRID

Stay on track of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rules effective October 1st. Finley Maxson, Senior Counsel and editor of Letter of the Law for the National Association of
REALTORS®, will provide an update on the changes.

Rest Stop (11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.): Lunch & Learn – County Issues

Final Stop (12:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.): Core A (4 CE Credits)

Core A Real Estate Commission Continuing Education Course for the 2015-2016 biennium. Enhanced with HAR’s legislative information.

Click here or visit for more information.

Sneak Peek Demos – RSVP Today!

Here’s a great opportunity to see the latest version of REsearch in person! The Hawaii Information Service team will be coming to Hilo, Kauai and Kona next week for special “REsearch 6 Sneak Peek” sessions.

These are not training sessions, but rather quick and friendly live demos with opportunities to ask questions and get some hands-on time with the system (if you’re not already participating in the beta test). These demos will take less than an hour and will be held throughout the day.

We hope you can join us — but each session can only accommodate 25 people, so please RSVP to Sam (a.k.a. Sue Ann) at or (808) 748-8760 as soon as possible with the location and time below that works best for you! And we will add additional sessions as these fill up. 


Tuesday, June 9


  • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Location: Grove Farm Company Conference Room

3-1850 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, HI 96766


Tuesday, June 9


  • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Location: Hawaii Island Realtors Conference Room

1321 Kinoole St, Hilo, HI 96720


Wednesday, June 10


  • 9 a.m. to 10: a.m.
  • 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Location: West Hawaii Civic Center Meeting Hale

74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

If you have questions about these sneak peek sessions, drop Sam an email at

Office Closed on Memorial Day


The Hawaii Information Service office will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day. Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 26.

Should you require urgent assistance during the long weekend, please call our emergency line at (808) 599-4224 or (800) 628-3121 from the neighbor islands, and press * (star). Our phone system will notify our on-call staff, and someone will return your call as soon as possible.

All of us at Hawaii Information Service would like to wish you and your colleagues a peaceful holiday weekend.

Coming to Oahu? Our Office is Your Office!

Coming To Oahu?

Our Office is Your Office

If you are going to be in Honolulu for the 2014 Hawaii Association of Realtors State Convention, we hope you have a successful event and enjoy your time on Oahu. And while the Ihilani is way out west, we want you to know we are still here for you.

If you’re coming in early on Wednesday, or looking for a spot closer to the airport to catch up on work before your flight home, you are welcome to visit with us in Iwilei, a stone’s throw from downtown Honolulu and less than 10 minutes from Honolulu International Airport.

We will have desk space, Wi-Fi, a copier, printer and fax machine… and of course coffee and refreshments as well. And our team would love the chance to get to know you better.

Our Location

We are located in Dole Cannery, near downtown Honolulu (right off Nimitz Highway with a straight shot to the airport). There is ample parking in our hard-to-miss, nine-story yellow parking structure. Come across the bridge and up to the sixth floor, and make yourself at home!

680 Iwilei Road, Suite 670, Honolulu, HI 96817  |  View Map

While you are in town, our doors are open, and we are here to serve you. Whether or not you can make it to our office, I hope you have a great time here in Honolulu.


Faith Geronimo

Hawaii Business Top 100 Realtors 2014

Hawaii Business Top 100 Realtors 2014

All of us at Hawaii Information Service would like to congratulate the many members that were recognized by Hawaii Business magazine in its eighth annual “Top 100 Realtors.” This year’s featured Realtors were recognized on Friday at a special celebration at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki.

Top Kauai Realtors at the Top 100 Realtors Event
Top Big Island Realtors at the Top 100 Realtors Event

Top 25 Realtors

  1. Myron Kiriu – Prudential Advantage Realty (Honolulu)
  2. Jim Schneider – Kukio Properties (Kailua-Kona)
  3. Sachi S. Braden – Sachi Hawaii Pacific Century Properties (Honolulu)
  4. Robert S. Kildow – Hualalai Realty (Kailua-Kona)
  5. Anne Oliver – Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (Honolulu)
  6. Thomas Loratta – Hualalai Realty (Kailua-Kona)
  7. Bryn Kaufman – (Honolulu)
  8. Bob Hansen – Maui Estates International (Wailea)
  9. Patricia Choi – Choi International (Honolulu)
  10. Bob J. Cartwright – Whalers Realty Inc. (Lahaina)
  11. Jeffrey Samuels – Jeffrey Samuels Real Estate (Honolulu)
  12. Carrie Nicholson – Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers (Kailua-Kona)
  13. Nancy J. Callahan – The Wailea Group, LLC (Wailea)
  14. Melanie Long – Pacific International Realty (Honolulu)
  15. Daniel Ihara – Keller Williams Honolulu (Honolulu)
  16. Shinji Kamimura – Seven Signatures International Corporation (Honolulu)
  17. Mary LaVoie-Olson – Elite Pacific Properties, LLC (Honolulu)
  18. William “Buz” Moffett – Moffett Properties (Lahaina)
  19. Richard Cricchio – Help-U-Sell Honolulu Prop. (Honolulu)
  20. Josh Jerman – Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers (Wailea)
  21. Stephen T.L. Hurwitz – Windermere/C & H Properties-Waimea (Kamuela)
  22. Courtney Brown – Island Sotheby’s International Realty (Lahaina)
  23. Dano Sayles – RE/MAX Lifestyle (Wailea)
  24. Frank H.N. Schenk – Windermere/C&H Properties-Waimea (Kailua-Kona)
  25. Jeff R. Kerr – Gold Coast Real Estate Inc. (Honolulu)

Remaining Top 100 Realtors (Alphabetically)

  • Scott Adams –  Prudential Advantage Realty (Honolulu)
  • JoAnn M. Aki –  Emerald Club Realty, Inc. (Wailuku)
  • Tracy P. Allen –  Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (Honolulu)
  • Mary M. Beddow –  Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (Kailua)
  • Dolores Bediones –  Prudential Locations LLC (Honolulu)
  • Trevor Benn –  Benn Pacific Group, Inc. (Honolulu)
  • Susan N. Borochov –  Coldwell Banker Pacific Prop. (Honolulu)
  • Myra Brandt –  Kahala Associates, Inc. (Honolulu)
  • Caron Broederdorf –  Caron B Realty International (Honolulu)
  • Sue Brown –  Livingston Realty (Kealakekua)
  • Patricia Case –  Elite Pacific Properties LLC (Honolulu)
  • Joel Cavasso –  Century 21 Kailua Beach Realty (Kailua)
  • Robert J. Cella –  Coldwell Banker Island Prop(W) (Wailea)
  • Beth Chang –  Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (Honolulu)
  • Nicole I. Choi –  Prudential Locations LLC (Honolulu)
  • Kathy J. Christiansen –  MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty (Kailua-Kona)
  • Stephen Cipres –  Elite Pacific Properties, LLC (Honolulu)
  • Meghan M. Clair –  Coldwell Banker Island Prop(S) (Wailea)
  • Harold Clarke –  Windermere/C and H Properties (Kamuela)
  • Robbie H. Dein –  Maui Real Estate Advisors LLC (Wailea)
  • Adam Falb –  Century 21 All Islands (Wailea)
  • Ben Garner –  Kukio Properties (Kailua-Kona)
  • Julianna Garris –  Choi International (Honolulu)
  • Ralph Gray –  Realty Executives Oahu (Honolulu)
  • Rebecca J. Hirsch-Keliihoomalu –  MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty – Kamuela (Kamuela)
  • Iku S. Honda –  Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (Honolulu)
  • Maria Hsu –  Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (Honolulu)
  • Diane O. Ito –  Keller Williams Honolulu (Honolulu)
  • Riette Jenkins –  Coldwell Banker Island Properties Shops at Wailea (Kihei)
  • Kathleen Kagawa –  Hawaii 5-0 Properties, Inc. (Honolulu)
  • Yvonne Khouri-Morgan –  Mauna Lani Realty, Inc. (Kohala Coast)
  • David “First Sergeant” Kucic –  Hawaii Military Realty (Ewa Beach)
  • Ivy N. Kumai –  Ivy K Realty LLC (Aiea)
  • Eileen Lacerte –  Hawaii Beach and Golf Properties (Kamuela)
  • Adrienne W. Lally –  Team Lally of Keller Williams Honolulu (Kapolei)
  • Vincent Lao –  Five Star Realty, Inc. (Honolulu)
  • Brandon Lau –  Prudential Locations LLC (Honolulu)
  • Bradley S. MacArthur –  Wailea Realty Corp. (Wailea)
  • Diana J. Mahaney –  Hawaii Luxury Real Estate (Kohala Coast)
  • Mark A. Marchello –  Whalers Realty (Lahaina)
  • Kay Mukaigawa –  Primary Properties Inc. (Honolulu)
  • Nathalie Mullinix –  Nathalie Mullinix Realty Universal, Inc. (Honolulu)
  • Sue Murray –  Island of Lanai Properties (Lanai City)
  • Robert R. Myers –  Coldwell Banker Island Prop(L) (Lahaina)
  • Bob Myers –  Kona Resort Properties (Kailua-Kona)
  • Cindy L. Nash –  Choi International (Honolulu)
  • Neal A. Norman –  Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers (Kilauea)
  • Suzanne Olson –  Kukuiula Realty Group LLC (Koloa)
  • Hugh O’Reilly –  Maui Resort Realty (Lahaina)
  • Barrie W. Parker –  Pualani Realty LLC (Keauhou)
  • Anne Hogan Perry –  Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (Honolulu)
  • Don A. Persons –  Gold Coast Real Estate Inc. (Honolulu)
  • John Peterson –  Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Kahala (Honolulu)
  • Kathryn E. Petty-Tubman –  RE/MAX Resort Realty (Wailea)
  • Tony Pinkert –  Hualalai Realty (Kailua-Kona)
  • Roger R. Pleski –  Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers (Wailea)
  • Edward J. Rapoza –  Island Resort Property (Kailua-Kona)
  • Dennis Rush –  The Wailea Group LLC (Wailea)
  • Atsuko Sato –  Keller Williams Honolulu (Honolulu)
  • Ruthie Schultz –  Century 21 All Islands – Princeville (Princeville)
  • Rick Shaw –  Coldwell Banker Makai Properties (Koloa)
  • Rob Shelton –  Island Sotheby’s International Realty (Lahaina)
  • Jeff Simon –  Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers (Wailea)
  • Ken Smith –  Coldwell Banker Island Prop(S) (Wailea)
  • Leslie Smith –  The Wailea Group LLC (Wailea)
  • Jeremy Stice –  Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers (Wailea)
  • Tracey Anne Stott Kelley –  Stott Real Estate, Inc. (Kailua)
  • Yvonne Summerfield –  RE/MAX Kauai (Koloa)
  • Courtney J. Takai –  Vesta Hawaii Real Estate (Honolulu)
  • Tom Tezak –  Wailea Realty Corp. (Wailea)
  • Holly A. Turl –  Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (Kailua)
  • Nicole Vincent –  Island Land Company, Inc. (Kailua-Kona)
  • Dave Wagner –  Wailea Point Realty, Inc. (Kihei)
  • Corinda Wong –  Prudential Locations LLC (Honolulu)
  • Mary Worrall –  Mary Worrall Associates (Honolulu)

HIS, in partnership with the Kauai Board of Realtors and Hawaii Island Realtors, is proud to have played a part in helping Hawaii Business build its roster each year. although it is an independent offering by the magazine. The full ranked list and all the details can be found in theJune 2014 issue. For information on the criteria used to compile this list (as well as separate lists for Top 100 Realtors by transactions, top agents for vacant land sales, etc.), see the magazine’s article for the Top 100 Realtors 2014 here.

New Website Coming May 15

HIS LogoA Fresh New Look for

We will be unveiling a fresh new look for our website on Thursday, May 15, 2014. While our redesign will still quickly guide members logging into the MLS, this ground-up renovation allowed us to implement the latest in web standards and to better showcase our products and services. A lot has changed since our last redesign in 2009… but not our commitment to excellent customer service — and to helping you grow your business remains as strong as ever.

New Website

Office Closed on Monday, Feb. 17

Please note that our office will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2014 in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. We will resume regular office hours on Tuesday, Feb. 18.


If you require urgent assistance during the holiday weekend, you can leave a message on our emergency line by calling (808) 599-4224 or (800) 628-3121 from the neighbor islands, and pressing * (star). Our phone system will notify our on-call staff, and someone will return your call as soon as possible.

The entire Hawaii Information Service family would like to thank you for your continued support, and hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend!