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2012 Distinguished Sales & Marketing Award Finalists

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Real Estate

Scott Startsman
Associate-Owner, (RA),
Kahala Associates

Dedicated. Self-Starter. innovator. That’s how clients and colleagues describe Scott Startsman, the youngest fully vested owner-associate of Kahala Asso- ciates, a premier Hawaii residential real estate firm. As a member of its Board of Directors and as Technology Committee Chairman, Scott serves as a leader and visionary within the company. A Honolulu Board of REALTORS® Aloha ‘Aina Award nominee since 2005 and a Pacific Business News Forty Under 40 (2011) honoree, Scott is known for his unparalleled service, negotiation skills and market knowledge. An avid athlete and outdoorsman, Scott exhibits exemplary passion and drive for continual improvement professionally and personally.



Real Estate

Sean G. Tadaki, CCIM
Managing Partner,
Commercial Asset Advisors

Sean has built deep roots in the business community and the non-profit sectors in efforts to better Hawaii. Over the past decade Sean has been a top producer in the commercial real estate market and specializes in corporate office leasing, the healthcare sector, and investment sales in Hawaii.

Commercial Asset Advisors is a dynamic and cutting-edge full service commercial real estate firm, with a focus on office leasing and sales, and multi-family (apartment) building sales in the state of Hawaii. Founded by three high-profile leaders in the industry, CAA provides its clients with a personalized and seamless experience from start to finish.




Benny ‘The Jet’ Tamayo
Sales Consultant,
De Luz Chevrolet

Benny is an incredible asset to De Luz Chevrolet and Toyota Used Cars, has been all 34 years. His sincere commitment to each customer and his ability to consistently exceed their expectations makes him exceptional. Benny never shies away from a challenge or objective, and constantly provides an unmatched level of service to all customers. For Benny it’s not about selling cars, his focus is always on listening to specific needs and building lasting relationships. He can acclimate to any situation and is truly one of a kind. Benny makes everyone around him better.




Tina Yamaki
Executive Director,
Hawaii Lodging &
Tourism Association

Tina is the voice of a trade organization representing over 600 member companies consisting of lodging properties, management firms, suppliers and affiliated businesses. She continues to collaborate statewide with the community and the visitor industry to supporting a better quality of life in Hawaii. One way she has done this is by building the Visitor Industry Charity Walk into one of the largest single day fundraising events in the State. Results include over $24.6 million raised to support numerous local charities statewide, higher levels of success annually, national recognition for best practices and other states creating a Charity Walk that mirrors Hawaii’s.



Green Services

Kimi Mikami Yuen
Senior Associate,
PBR Hawaii & Associates, Inc.

As a Senior Associate with PBR Hawaii & Associates, inc., Ms. Yuen integrates environmentally, culturally and economically sustainable design solutions into her planning and landscape architectural projects. Her goal is to create communities and places that improve the quality of life and the quality of the environment while meeting her clients’ needs. A graduate of Iolani School and UC Berkeley, Ms. Yuen feels a strong connection and responsibility to the local community. Her leadership in expanding PBR’s expertise and services in all aspects of “green” planning and design and marketing these services have advanced PBR HAWAII’s 40+ years of success.


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