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Friday Agent Spotlight

1/19/2018

This week we sat down with Dana Asis and asked her some questions for our Friday Agent Spotlight. Dana is a newer addition to the Elite Pacific Properties team, but she's no stranger to the Big Island luxury real estate market. Starting here real estate career in one of the most prestigious private communities in the world- right here at Kukio Beach and Golf Club, Dana is an ace in the West Hawaii market.

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Friday Agent Spotlight

1/12/2018

 This week we sat down with Luke Korkowski and asked him some questions for our Friday Agent Spotlight. Luke is a successful Elite Pacific Properties agent specialized in Oahu's premier Kailua, Lanikai, and Kaneohe neighborhoods. Luke's "living the dream" in Oahu, and his fun and friendly personality is non stop aloha!

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Brand new luxury homes in Mauna Lani seilling fast!

1/12/2018

After an early morning surf in glassy conditions with a few friends out in Mauna Lani, I decided to go check out the new project in the Mauna Lani Resort called, “The Residences of Laule’a.”  My good friend is the sales manager for the project so, I stopped by for an update…   Laule’a is a new 17 home luxury development set amongst a world class golf course in the beautiful Mauna Lani resort on the Kohala Coast of the Island of Hawaii.   The Mauna Lani itself features two golf courses, white sand and black sand beaches, private resident’s club, multiple residential offerings, and The Shops at Mauna Lani with upscale boutiques and restaurants like Tommy Bahamas.  

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Friday Agent Spotlight

1/5/2018

This week we sat down with Kelly Shaw and asked her some questions for our Friday Agent Spotlight. Kelly is a successful Elite Pacific Properties agent on the Big Island, specializing in West Hawaii properties. Kelly consistently lists unique North and South Kona properties with stunning views!

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The Mindful Butcher of Waimea

12/26/2017

Tucked away in a shopping center in the heart of Kamuela (Waimea to locals) on the Big Island of Hawaii hidden gem, Waimea Butcher Shop, is the only nose to tail butcher on the island, specializing in local, sustainable, and ethically-raised meats and house made charcuterie.

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Elite Pacific Properties Agents Take Home Top Awards

12/5/2017

Romy Jacobson was named Salesperson of the Year by West Hawaii Board of Realtors on Friday, December 1, 2017. Wailana Herbst was named Realtor of the Year by East Hawaii Board of Realtors on Saturday, December 2, 2017. These awards reflect Elite Pacific Properties’ strong commitment to the Big Island real estate market.

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Choosing a Luxury Real Estate Agent

12/5/2017

The basics for finding a real estate agent isn’t that difficult, but how does the luxury home buyer and seller find the best agent to work with? Luxury home transactions pose their own unique challenges with millions at stake, it is essential you choose an agent that is well versed in the Hawaii luxury home market.

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Hawaii for the Holidays

11/28/2017

Hawaii for the holidays isn’t just for presidents and celebrities – it’s for everyone. Bring the family together for a beachside Christmas they’re sure to remember. You might even make it a new tradition! There’s plenty of Hawaii vacation rentals available throughout the holiday season.

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World Renowned Success Mentor Darren Hardy Shares Top Tips With Realtors

Cory D'Orazio 5/5/2017

Darren Hardy, former publisher of Success Magazine and New York Times bestselling author of The Compound Effect and The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster, recently made an unprecedented full day custom  presentation to a crowd of 350, including over 150 Elite Pacific Properties real estate agents.  Orchestrated by Paul Mayer, Managing Partner of Elite Pacific Properties, the purpose was to share not only very insightful business strategies and techniques, but also proven personal growth tips.

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Kauai Heritage Properties Merges With Elite Pacific Properties

Cory D'Orazio 12/12/2016

Elite Pacific Properties, Hawaii’s highest volume luxury real estate brokerage and vacation rental firm, announced a merger with Kauai Heritage Properties to be effective January 1, 2017. The combination gives Elite Pacific Properties a strong presence across the entire Kauai real estate market, with special strength in Kauai luxury real estate. Elite Pacific Properties, currently the fourth highest volume brokerage in Hawaii, has 2 offices on Oahu, 2 offices on Maui, 3 offices on the Big Island, and an office in Princeville, Kauai. Upon the completion of the merger, the company will add a second office on Kauai, taking over the existing Kauai Heritage Properties office in Koloa, to serve the Kauai South Shore real estate market.

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Oahu Insider Tip: Exploring Ko’Olina Resort

Cory D'Orazio 12/12/2016

A great to escape Waikiki is to take a trip over to Ko’Olina resort on Oahu’s Leeward Coast. Enjoy the beautiful beaches and ocean views from the beachfront dining area as well as sunset views in the evening. One of best dining options in the area is Longboards, an outdoor restaurant adjacent to Marriott’s Ko’Olina Beach Club at Lagoon 3.

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From PBN: Developer Plans 31-Home Project In Hawaii

Melissa Sanchez 10/26/2016

One of Elite’s newest and anticipated projects on the Big Island is due to begin sales this January. Makai Vistas in Waikoloa will be a gated community of 31 one- and two-story single-family homes with a variety of floor plans with either two- or three-car garages. Prices are slated to start in the mid-$600,000s. Waikoloa Village includes an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts and a community swimming pool, and the development itself is expected to address the needs of multiple district markets.

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Elite Announces Riette Jenkins As New Maui Partner

Melissa Sanchez 12/15/2015

We are excited to welcome Riette Jenkins to the Elite Pacific Properties Ohana as our new Maui Partner. Riette’s strong sense of leadership, extensive experience, and outstanding reputation make us proud to have her as a Partner specializing in the Wailea and Makena areas of Maui. Riette has been a Broker-Realtor on Maui since 1988 and has consistently ranked among Hawaii’s top agents in multi-million dollar sales. She also has served as the President of the Realtors Association of Maui from 2013 – 2014. We are looking forward to her contributions to the Elite Pacific team.

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PBN: Elite Co-Stars In Brookfield Development Project

Melissa Sanchez 12/11/2015

We are excited to be apart of the new Brookfield Residential Hawaii development project taking place in Kailua-Kona. Construction begins next month on the 40-home development on the Big Island with home prices ranging from $800,000 to $1.7 million. This includes the gated subdivision, called Holua Kai at Keauhou. Elite Pacific Properties is the co-listor on the project and will open an onsite Big Island office very soon!

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Elite Broker Joel Cavasso Is Highlighted In Honolulu Magazine’s Open House Pick Of The Week

Melissa Sanchez 10/19/2015

One of Elite’s top performing broker’s, Joel Cavasso, has recently been highlighted in Honolulu Magazine’s Open House Pick of the Week. His listing at 103 Kaiolena in Kailua is not only spacious and gorgeously furnished, but also has a history of previous celebrity home owners under it’s belt. With numerous amenities and a great location right across the street from Lanikai Beach, this note-worthy home deserves lots of attention.

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Donna Rice: Kauai Board Of Realtors Vice President Joins Elite Pacific Properties

8/31/2015

Another stellar agent joins Elite! We are so happy to welcome Donna Rice to our Kauai team. With 17 years of experience in real estate, Donna is the former Broker in Charge for Century 21 where she ran multiple Century 21 offices and earned 17 awards for production and 16 awards for quality. Her Princeville Century 21 office was often the highest producing Century 21 office in Hawaii under her tenure.

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Elite Grows By Leaps And Bounds In 2015’S INC. 5000!

8/12/2015

New Ranking by INC. 5000 Bumps us up in the Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies. Elite has made yet another leap in company growth! In the prestigious Inc. 5000 Magazine for 2015, Elite Pacific Properties is now ranked #1095 in the Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies. That’s a 512 jump from last year versus a 374 jump from 2013 – 2014! On top of that, we are now ranked #2 for Top Hawaii Companies!! Go Team Elite!

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West Hawaii Association Of Realtors President Joins Elite Pacific Properties:

6/29/2015

Elite Pacific Properties, a top volume luxury brokerage and vacation rental firm with offices on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island, has named Kona real estate icon Margaret Reynolds, R(B), as Vice President of Brokerage. Current President of the West Hawaii Association of Realtors, Ms. Reynolds has attained Top Producing Brokerage on the Big Island, and was named Realtor of the Year by the West Hawaii Association of Realtors in 2009 and Broker of the Year in 2012.  At Elite, she will have overall responsibility for the company’s Brokerage operations statewide, including coaching and training agents, and ensuring that the firm’s extensive internal support team is providing the growing number of agents at Elite with the best possible service.

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