Movers & Makers

Jade Lun

Jade is an advertising creative director and founder of Jade Agency Hawaii. On her free time, Jade enjoys giving back to the community and volunteering. She is on the Make A Wish Hawaii Young leaders board, is a Make A…

Ed Nishioka

The Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council has hired Ed Nishioka as its new Director of Development to lead the strategy and management of fundraising, business development, events, and marketing for the premier youth leadership organization in Hawaiʻi and the…

Derek Wong

Derek Wong is the Interim Chief Executive Officer of University Health Partners of Hawaii (UHP), the faculty practice of the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).    Before being named CEO in December of 2021, Derek…

Elyse Takashige, AIA, LEED AP

Elyse Takashige, AIA, LEED AP has been promoted to Associate. Bringing nearly a decade of experience in architectural design and project management, her notable projects including Waipahu High School, Aiea High School, Wai’anae Searider Productions, Kanoelani Elementary School, and Embassy…

Liana Takamine, D.Arch, AIA

Liana Takamine, D.Arch, AIA, has been promoted to Associate. With over 10 years of experience in architectural design, Takamine brings her expertise in adaptive reuse renovation and new construction for resort, hospitality, retail, mixed-use office space, and residential projects. A…

Scott Schwarzwalder, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Scott Schwarzwalder, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has been promoted to Associate. Joining G70 in 2020, Schwarzwalder garners over 10 years of experience in project management and design, including hospitality, commercial, and residential projects. Working on various projects within the State…

Mary Bueche, PMI, Assoc. AIA, OSHA 30

Mary Bueche, PMI, Assoc. AIA, OSHA 30, has been promoted to Associate. Bueche brings more than 20 years of experience in design, project management, and construction administration, including timeshare, resort, hospitality, food and beverage, education, commercial, and government projects. Throughout…

Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn

Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, Esq. is a Founder of Compass Hawaii and Team Lead for the Ahearn Team Oahu. She works primarily out of the Kailua and Honolulu Offices of Compass. Yvonne brings clients over three decades of Oahu real estate…

Sarah Guay

Sarah Guay became Hawaii Employers Council’s (HEC) president & CEO effective June 10. She will collaborate with the organization’s board of governors and staff to address the ever-evolving needs of Hawaii’s employers and will be responsible for the organization’s leadership,…

Gladys N. Baran

Truly Blessed and Grateful for the opportunity to serve my clients and for their trust in me in all their real estate goals in Hawaii.   Gladys is a local born and raised on the island of Oahu. Newly married…

Steve Cole

Steve first obtained his real estate license in Hawai‘i in 1981. His intimate knowledge of Kaua‘i comes from exploring the deepest recesses of its green interior to every inch of its coastline and the expanse of its green and blue…

Dave Richardson

One of Hawaii Business Magazine’s ‘Top 100 Realtors’ since 2006, Dave Richardson has been a top-producing broker on Maui for 40 years. He takes joy in building close-knit relationships with his clients that have transcended the business realm and have…

Lydia Pedro & Alana Rucynski

Lydia Pedro and Alana Rucynski were colleagues for ten years before establishing Top Maui Homes, combining their shared values and experience to create a leading real estate team. With an unparalleled knowledge and understanding of Maui’s real estate market, Top…

Isaiah Cureton

Isaiah Cureton, Esq., is a practicing attorney and Real Estate broker. Isaiah specializes in all Real Estate-related matters and provides his clients with unparalleled service. Isaiah is best known for his excellent communication skills, knowledge of the law, and an…

Pamela Maeda

Growing up on the island of O‘ahu, Pamela epitomizes integrity, energy, hard work, and creative service. Leveraging her more than 25 years of successful sales and marketing experience working with a diversity of customers, Pamela is known for outstanding client…

Joy Yonemura Oda

With a wealth of experience that spans over twenty years as a broker, Joy K. Yonemura Oda has received the Honolulu Board of Realtors Aloha ‘Āina Award twice in recognition of her outstanding service to her clients.   Joy was…

Karen Mayer

Karen Mayer has been representing home buyers and sellers of O‘ahu beach communities for over 15 years. A graduate of North Carolina’s Duke University, she grew up in a small coastal town in Connecticut, giving her a blend of New…

Myra Brandt

Growing up in Honolulu with a focused career in real estate since 1982, Myra is confident to represent clients in any neighborhood on the island. Understanding your difference, she is able to custom fit real solutions and find the perfect…

Sean Lopez

A native of Oahu, Sean is a top producing Realtor/Broker with Corcoran Pacific Properties. For the past 18+ years, he has established an outstanding reputation for serving both buyers and sellers with a combination of preparedness, local market expertise and…

Melinda Pinter

Melinda is honored to again be listed in Hawaii Business Magazine’s Top Performers in Real Estate. She brings a depth of knowledge and experience, a strong business and academic background, and a total commitment to client satisfaction to her work…

Ruth Manzano Javier

Ruth Manzano Javier, a real estate veteran, has extensive experience in a wide array of real estate transactions. Ruth exemplifies commitment, integrity and honesty and makes the client’s personal real estate needs her own. As a Filipino immigrant, Ruth experienced…

Sue Jo

Clients represented by Sue describe her as a trustworthy, knowledgeable, and dedicated agent that provides an incomparable level of service exceeding their expectations. It is no surprise that Sue gained recognition as one of the Top Realtors® with her most…

Joe Castaneda

Nationally recognized as one of the top performing agents nationwide in the BHGRE brand, Principal Broker, Joe Castaneda is based out of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty West office in Kapolei but serves Oahu clients island-wide.…

Tommy Kim

Tommy Kim’s ten-year career as a professional golfer saw him play the 2001 Sony Open and professional events across the country and Japan. That experience created a solid foundation for the high standards and strong work ethic, that carried over…